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. The Dolphins played their home games at Miami Orange Bowl. 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