1986 Washington Redskins schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
12-4-0 2-2 6321 4277 2044 35 358 6040 3827 2213 41 358
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The Washington Redskins' fifty-fifth season was in 1986, and it was the fifth season Joe Gibbs served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New York Giants 17-0.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Philadelphia Eagles 41-14
Week 2 Los Angeles Raiders 10-6
Week 3 @ San Diego Chargers 30-27
Week 4 Seattle Seahawks 19-14
Week 5 @ New Orleans Saints 14-6
Week 6 @ Dallas Cowboys 6-30
Week 7 St. Louis Cardinals 28-21
Week 8 @ New York Giants 20-27
Week 9 Minnesota Vikings 44-38
Week 10 @ Green Bay Packers 16-7
Week 11 San Francisco 49ers 14-6
Week 12 Dallas Cowboys 41-14
Week 13 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20-17
Week 14 New York Giants 14-24
Week 15 @ Denver Broncos 30-31
Week 16 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21-14

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Los Angeles Rams 19-7
Divisional Round @ Chicago Bears 27-13
Conference Championship @ New York Giants 0-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Richie Petitbon, Richie Petibon Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Quarterbacks Coach: Jerry Rhome Wide Receivers Coach: Emmitt Thomas, Charley Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Joe Bugel Running Backs Coach: Don Breaux Tight Ends Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Defensive Line Coach: Torgy Torgeson Defensive Scouting Reports: Bill Hickman Special Teams Coach: Wayne Sevier Strength Coach: Dan Riley Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Dunn Strength Assistant Coach: John Dunn General Manager: Bobby Beathard Administrative Assistant: Bill Hickman