1986 New York Giants 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
14-2-0 3-0 6342 3628 2714 35 381 5503 4098 1405 50 329
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The New York Giants' sixty-second season was in 1986, and it was the fourth season Bill Parcells served as the head coach of the team. The Giants played their home games at Giants Stadium. They finished the year 14-2-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Denver Broncos 39-20, the team's fifth championship win. At the end of the season Bill Parcells earned Coach of the Year; Lawrence Taylor earned AP Defensive Player of the Year; and Phil Simms earned Super Bowl Most Valuable Player.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Dallas Cowboys 28-31
Week 2 San Diego Chargers 20-7
Week 3 @ Los Angeles Raiders 14-9
Week 4 New Orleans Saints 20-17
Week 5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 13-6
Week 6 Philadelphia Eagles 35-3
Week 7 @ Seattle Seahawks 12-17
Week 8 Washington Redskins 27-20
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 17-14
Week 10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-14
Week 11 @ Minnesota Vikings 22-20
Week 12 Denver Broncos 19-16
Week 13 @ San Francisco 49ers 21-17
Week 14 @ Washington Redskins 24-14
Week 15 St. Louis Cardinals 27-7
Week 16 Green Bay Packers 55-24


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round San Francisco 49ers 49-3
Conference Championship Washington Redskins 17-0
Super Bowl vs. Denver Broncos 39-20

1986 New York Giants Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Parcells Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt Defensive Coordinator: Bill Belichick Wide Receivers Coach: Pat Hodgson Offensive Line Coach: Fred Hoaglin Running Backs Coach: Ray Handley Tight Ends Coach: Mike Pope Defensive Line Coach: Lamar Leachman Defensive Backs Coach: Len Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Mike Sweatman Special Teams Coach: Romeo Crennel Assistant Special Teams Coach: Mike Sweatman Consultant: Jim Lee Howell Strength and Conditioning Coach: Johnny Parker Scout: Roosevelt Brown, Ken Kavanaugh College Scout: Terry Bradway Special Scout: Jim Lee Howell