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1986 Cleveland Browns

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.6, Offense: 2.9, Defense: 0.7, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 391 points (24.4/g), 5th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 310 points (19.4/g), 11th.
 Differential of 81 points (5.1/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Lindy Infante
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Adolph
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Cowher (Special Teams)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bernie Kosar 23 1 16 310 for 531, 3,854 yards, 17 td, 10 int, & 24 rushes for 19 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
RB Curtis Dickey 30 6 10 135 rushes for 523 yards, 6 td, & 10 catches for 78 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1980
FB Kevin Mack 24 1 12 174 rushes for 665 yards, 10 td, & 28 catches for 292 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Reggie Langhorne 23 1 15 39 catches for 678 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -11 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
WR Webster Slaughter 22 Rook 16 40 catches for 577 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
TE Ozzie Newsome 30 8 16 39 catches for 417 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
LT Paul Farren 26 3 16 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
LG Larry Williams 23 Rook 11 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 259th pick / 1985
C Mike Baab 27 4 16 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
RG Dan Fike 25 1 16 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
RT Cody Risien* 29 7 16 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
 Defensive Starters
LDE Reggie Camp 25 3 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
NT Bob Golic* 29 7 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
RDE Carl Hairston 34 10 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
LOLB Chip Banks* 27 4 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
LILB Eddie Johnson 27 5 16 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
RILB Anthony Griggs 26 4 15 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 105th pick / 1982
ROLB Clay Matthews 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
LCB Frank Minnifield* 26 2 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RCB Hanford Dixon*+ 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
SS Ray Ellis 27 5 15 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 331st pick / 1981
FS Chris Rockins 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 48th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 30 7 0 20 of 26 field goals & 30 of 30 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Jeff Gossett 29 5 0 83 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blocked
PR Gerald McNeil 24 Rook 0 40 punt returns for a 8.7 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
KR Gerald McNeil 24 Rook 0 47 kick returns for a 21.2 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
61 Mike Baab 27 C 16 16 270 6-4 Texas 12/6/1959 4 9 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
9 Matt Bahr 30 K 12 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 7 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
43 Tony Baker 22 2 0 182 5-10 East Carolina 6/11/1964 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 252nd pick / 1986
56 Chip Banks* 27 LOLB 16 16 243 6-4 USC 9/18/1959 4 10 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
77 Rickey Bolden 25 lt 7 5 274 6-6 SMU 9/8/1961 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
86 Brian Brennan 24 16 0 178 5-9 Boston Col. 2/15/1962 2 8 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
44 Earnest Byner 24 rb 7 7 215 5-10 East Carolina 9/15/1962 2 5 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
96 Reggie Camp 25 LDE 16 16 274 6-4 California 2/28/1961 3 7 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
91 Sam Clancy 28 de 16 1 288 6-7 Pittsburgh 5/29/1958 3 2 Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 284th pick / 1982
75 Bill Contz 25 1 0 268 6-5 Penn St. 12/5/1961 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1983
38 Johnny Davis 30 6 0 235 6-1 Alabama 7/17/1956 8 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1978
33 Curtis Dickey 30 RB 14 10 213 6-1 Texas A&M 11/27/1956 6 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1980
29 Hanford Dixon*+ 28 RCB 16 16 186 5-11 Southern Miss 12/25/1958 5 14 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
24 Ray Ellis 27 SS 15 15 192 6-1 Ohio St. 4/27/1959 5 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 331st pick / 1981
39 Major Everett 26 9 0 215 5-10 Mississippi Col. 1/4/1960 3 0
74 Paul Farren 26 LG 16 16 272 6-5 Boston Univ. 12/24/1960 3 9 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
69 Dan Fike 25 RG 16 16 280 6-7 Florida 6/16/1961 1 9 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
28 Herman Fontenot 23 rb 16 3 206 6-0 LSU 9/12/1963 1 6
79 Bob Golic* 29 NT 16 16 264 6-2 Notre Dame 10/26/1957 7 10 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
7 Jeff Gossett 29 P 16 0 200 6-2 East. Illinois 1/25/1957 5 3
80 Terry Greer 29 wr 11 1 192 6-1 Alabama St. 9/27/1957 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 304th pick / 1980
53 Anthony Griggs 26 RILB 16 15 227 6-3 Villanova,Ohio St. 2/12/1960 4 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 105th pick / 1982
27 Al Gross 25 db 4 1 191 6-3 Arizona 1/4/1961 3 1 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1983
78 Carl Hairston 34 RDE 16 16 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 10 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
23 Mark Harper 25 db 16 1 174 5-9 Alcorn St. 11/5/1961 Rook 2
48 D.D. Hoggard 25 16 0 188 6-0 North Carolina St. 5/20/1961 1 1
81 Harry Holt 29 14 0 236 6-4 Arizona 12/29/1957 3 1
51 Eddie Johnson 27 LILB 16 16 220 6-1 Louisville 2/3/1959 5 7 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
59 Mike Johnson 24 16 0 230 6-1 Virginia Tech 11/26/1962 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
19 Bernie Kosar 23 QB 16 16 210 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/25/1963 1 13 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
88 Reggie Langhorne 23 WR 16 15 200 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 4/7/1963 1 6 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
62 George Lilja 28 16 0 264 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1958 4 2 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
34 Kevin Mack 24 FB 12 12 224 6-0 Clemson 8/9/1962 1 8 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
90 Ralph Malone 22 16 0 225 6-5 Georgia Tech 1/12/1964 Rook 1
57 Clay Matthews 30 ROLB 16 16 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 8 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
89 Gerald McNeil 24 KR 16 0 145 5-7 Baylor 3/27/1962 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
31 Frank Minnifield* 26 LCB 15 15 180 5-9 Louisville 1/1/1960 2 8
3 Mark Moseley 38 4 0 202 5-11 Texas A&M,S.F. Austin 3/12/1948 16 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
82 Ozzie Newsome 30 TE 16 16 232 6-2 Alabama 3/16/1956 8 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
58 Scott Nicolas 26 16 0 226 6-3 Miami (FL) 8/7/1960 4 1 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 310th pick / 1982
10 Mike Pagel 26 1 0 206 6-2 Arizona St. 9/13/1960 4 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 84th pick / 1982
72 Dave Puzzuoli 25 16 0 260 6-3 Pittsburgh 1/12/1961 3 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 149th pick / 1983
63 Cody Risien* 29 RT 16 16 269 6-7 Texas A&M 3/22/1957 7 12 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
37 Chris Rockins 24 FS 16 16 195 6-0 Oklahoma St. 5/18/1962 2 6 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 48th pick / 1984
5 Webster Slaughter 22 WR 16 16 175 6-1 San Diego St. 10/19/1964 Rook 6 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
87 Travis Tucker 23 16 0 234 6-3 Southern Connecticut St. 9/19/1963 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 287th pick / 1985
50 Brad Van Pelt 35 16 0 235 6-5 Michigan St. 4/5/1951 13 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
85 Clarence Weathers 24 16 0 170 5-9 Delaware St. 1/10/1962 3 1
70 Larry Williams 23 LG 16 11 292 6-5 Notre Dame 7/3/1963 Rook 7 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 259th pick / 1985
60 Jeff Wiska 27 1 0 265 6-3 Michigan St. 10/17/1959 Rook 0 New York Giants / 7th / 186th pick / 1982
22 Felix Wright 27 16 0 190 6-2 Drake 6/22/1959 1 2
Team Total 26.5 16 223.4 6-1.8 3.5