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1986 St. Louis Cardinals

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4-11-1, NFC East Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.1, Offense: -6.5, Defense: -1.6, SoS: 0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 218 points (13.6/g), 28th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 351 points (21.9/g), 21st.
 Differential of -133 points (-8.3/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-12.1.

Coach: Gene Stallings (4-11-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Shofner

Stadium: Busch Stadium
 Training Camp: Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, Illinois)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Neil Lomax 27 5 14 240 for 421, 2,583 yards, 13 td, 12 int, & 35 rushes for 148 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
RB Stump Mitchell 27 5 13 174 rushes for 800 yards, 5 td, & 41 catches for 276 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
FB Earl Ferrell 28 4 15 124 rushes for 548 yards, 0 td, & 56 catches for 434 yards and 3 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
WR Roy Green 29 7 10 42 catches for 517 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for -4 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
WR J.T. Smith 31 8 16 80 catches for 1,014 yards, 6 td
TE Doug Marsh 28 6 15 25 catches for 313 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
LT Luis Sharpe 26 4 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
LG Derek Kennard 24 Rook 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984 Supp
C Randy Clark 29 6 10 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
RG Joe Bostic 29 7 13 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
RT Lance Smith 23 1 13 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Clasby 26 Rook 10 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 236th pick / 1983
NT David Galloway 27 4 13 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
RDE Al Baker 30 8 13 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LOLB Freddie Joe Nunn 24 1 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
LILB E.J. Junior 27 5 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
RILB Niko Noga 24 2 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
ROLB Charles Baker 29 6 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1980
LCB Lionel Washington 26 3 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1983
RCB Cedric Mack 26 3 9 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
SS Leonard Smith 26 3 16 5.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
FS Lonnie Young 23 1 13 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
 Special Teams Starters
K John Lee 22 Rook 0 8 of 13 field goals & 14 of 17 extra points St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1986
P Greg Cater 29 6 0 61 punts for a 37.2 average, 1 blocked Buffalo Bills / 10th / 259th pick / 1980
PR Vai Sikahema* 24 Rook 0 43 punt returns for a 12.1 average and 2 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986
KR Vai Sikahema* 24 Rook 0 37 kick returns for a 22.9 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
32 Ottis Anderson 29 rb 4 3 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 7 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
17 Evan Arapostathis 23 5 0 160 5-9 Grossmont College (CA),East. Illinois 10/30/1963 Rook 0
16 Kent Austin 23 16 0 195 6-1 Mississippi 6/25/1963 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 312th pick / 1986
60 Al Baker 30 RDE 16 13 265 6-6 Colorado St. 12/9/1956 8 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
52 Charles Baker 29 ROLB 16 16 226 6-2 New Mexico 9/26/1957 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1980
55 Anthony Bell 22 lb 16 1 235 6-3 Michigan St. 7/2/1964 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1986
89 Cap Boso 23 2 0 232 6-4 Illinois 9/10/1963 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 207th pick / 1986
71 Joe Bostic 29 RG 13 13 265 6-3 Clemson 4/20/1957 7 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
62 Ray Brown 24 g 11 4 318 6-5 Memphis,Arkansas St. 12/12/1962 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
41 Carl Carter 22 db 14 4 180 5-11 Texas Tech 3/7/1964 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1986
14 Greg Cater 29 P 11 0 191 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga 4/17/1957 6 0 Buffalo Bills / 10th / 259th pick / 1980
58 Gene Chilton 22 c 16 7 281 6-3 Texas 3/27/1964 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1986
64 Randy Clark 29 C 12 10 260 6-3 Northern Illinois 7/27/1957 6 4 Chicago Bears / 8th / 215th pick / 1980
79 Bob Clasby 26 LDE 16 10 260 6-5 Notre Dame 9/28/1960 Rook 5 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 236th pick / 1983
66 Doug Dawson 25 g 1 1 238 6-3 Texas 12/27/1961 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984
56 Rick DiBernardo 22 16 0 230 6-3 Notre Dame 6/12/1964 Rook 1
73 Mark Duda 25 dt 14 3 273 6-3 Maryland 2/4/1961 3 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1983
94 Gary Dulin 29 de 3 3 275 6-4 Ohio St. 1/20/1957 Rook 1
31 Earl Ferrell 28 FB 16 15 225 6-0 East Tennessee St. 3/27/1958 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
86 Chas Fox 23 wr 4 3 180 5-11 Furman 10/3/1963 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 90th pick / 1986
65 David Galloway 27 NT 14 13 277 6-3 Florida 2/16/1959 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
81 Roy Green 29 WR 11 10 195 6-0 Henderson St. 6/30/1957 7 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
29 Scott Holman 24 wr 3 1 195 6-2 Oregon 9/27/1962 Rook 0
83 Don Holmes 25 12 0 180 5-10 Colorado,Mesa 4/1/1961 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 12th / 318th pick / 1984
78 Van Hughes 26 7 0 280 6-3 Texas Tech,Texas St. 11/14/1960 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1984
42 Bobby Johnson 26 3 0 191 6-0 Texas 9/1/1960 3 0
87 Troy Johnson 24 wr 13 2 180 6-1 SE Louisiana,Southern 10/20/1962 Rook 2
54 E.J. Junior 27 LILB 13 13 238 6-3 Alabama 12/8/1959 5 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
70 Derek Kennard 24 LG 15 10 285 6-3 Nevada-Reno 9/9/1962 Rook 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984 Supp
89 Greg LaFleur 28 4 0 236 6-4 LSU 9/16/1958 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1981
10 John Lee 22 K 11 0 182 5-11 UCLA 5/19/1964 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1986
15 Neil Lomax 27 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Portland St. 2/17/1959 5 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
47 Cedric Mack 26 RCB 15 9 193 6-0 Baylor 9/14/1960 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
82 Doug Marsh 28 TE 16 15 236 6-3 Michigan 6/18/1958 6 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1980
76 Stafford Mays 28 lde 16 6 252 6-2 Washington 3/13/1958 6 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 225th pick / 1980
30 Stump Mitchell 27 RB 15 13 188 5-9 The Citadel 3/15/1959 5 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
91 Ron Monaco 23 lb 15 2 225 6-1 South Carolina 5/3/1963 Rook 2
57 Niko Noga 24 RILB 16 16 234 6-1 Hawaii 3/1/1962 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
85 Jay Novacek 24 8 0 234 6-4 Wyoming 10/24/1962 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
50 Freddie Joe Nunn 24 LOLB 16 16 262 6-5 Mississippi 4/9/1962 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
63 Tootie Robbins 28 rt 12 5 303 6-5 East Carolina 6/2/1958 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
51 Mike Ruether 24 g 10 1 279 6-4 Texas 9/20/1962 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1984 Supp
39 Broderick Sargent 24 16 0 215 5-10 Baylor 9/16/1962 Rook 0
11 Eric Schubert 24 5 0 185 5-8 Pittsburgh 5/28/1962 1 -1
67 Luis Sharpe 26 LT 16 16 275 6-5 UCLA 6/16/1960 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
36 Vai Sikahema* 24 KR 16 0 181 5-9 BYU 8/29/1962 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986
84 J.T. Smith 31 WR 16 16 185 6-2 North Texas 10/29/1955 8 8
61 Lance Smith 23 RT 15 13 283 6-3 LSU 1/1/1963 1 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
45 Leonard Smith 26 SS 16 16 200 5-11 McNeese St. 9/2/1960 3 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
44 Wayne Smith 29 rcb 16 7 171 6-0 Wisc-LaCrosse,Purdue 5/9/1957 6 3 Detroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
90 Robert Stallings 22 3 0 250 6-6 Southern Miss 1/23/1964 Rook 0
18 Cliff Stoudt 31 qb 5 2 215 6-4 Youngstown St. 3/27/1955 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 121st pick / 1977
86 Eric Swanson 23 9 0 186 5-11 Tennessee 8/25/1963 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 170th pick / 1986
23 Dennis Thurman 30 db 16 3 176 5-11 USC 4/13/1956 8 2 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 306th pick / 1978
83 Pat Tilley 33 wr 1 1 178 5-10 Louisiana Tech 2/15/1953 10 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 114th pick / 1976
48 Lionel Washington 26 LCB 16 12 185 6-0 Tulane 10/21/1960 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1983
24 Ron Wolfley* 24 rb 16 1 225 6-0 West Virginia 10/14/1962 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 104th pick / 1985
43 Lonnie Young 23 FS 13 13 205 6-1 Michigan St. 7/18/1963 1 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
Team Total 25.8 16 225.6 6-1.6 2.7