1986 Miami Dolphins 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
8-8-0 0-0 6324 4779 1545 37 351 6050 3557 2493 27 337
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The Miami Dolphins' twenty-first season was in 1986, and it was the seventeenth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 8-8-0, 4-4-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Diego Chargers 28-50
Week 2 Indianapolis Colts 30-10
Week 3 @ New York Jets 45-51
Week 4 San Francisco 49ers 16-31
Week 5 @ New England Patriots 7-34
Week 6 Buffalo Bills 27-14
Week 7 Los Angeles Raiders 28-30
Week 8 @ Indianapolis Colts 17-13
Week 9 Houston Oilers 28-7
Week 10 @ Cleveland Browns 16-26
Week 11 @ Buffalo Bills 34-24
Week 12 New York Jets 45-3
Week 13 Atlanta Falcons 14-20
Week 14 @ New Orleans Saints 31-27
Week 15 @ Los Angeles Rams 37-31
Week 16 New England Patriots 27-34

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach: David Shula Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Tight Ends Coach: Mike Westhoff Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Bob Matheson Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Studley Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert