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1986 Detroit Lions

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.3, Offense: -3.8, Defense: -0.5, SoS: -1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 277 points (17.3/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 326 points (20.4/g), 13th.
 Differential of -49 points (-3.1/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.5-9.5.

Coach: Darryl Rogers (5-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Baker
 Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore W 1-0 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 10 19 303 79 224 1 14 275 213 62 2
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 1-1 Dallas Cowboys 7 31 12 184 104 80 3 24 388 191 197 2
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 1-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 24 26 379 286 93 5 14 253 24 229 1
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 1-3 @ Cleveland Browns 21 24 25 333 228 105 15 254 170 84 1
5 Sun October 5 boxscore W 2-3 Houston Oilers 24 13 17 234 76 158 1 16 454 398 56 4
6 Sun October 12 boxscore W 3-3 @ Green Bay Packers 21 14 25 338 102 236 1 16 279 235 44 2
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 3-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 10 14 21 372 303 69 3 10 200 22 178 2
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 3-5 @ Chicago Bears 7 13 11 214 138 76 3 19 252 128 124 3
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 3-6 Cincinnati Bengals 17 24 21 365 268 97 2 26 389 167 222 2
10 Sun November 9 boxscore L 3-7 Minnesota Vikings 10 24 15 282 201 81 4 22 432 270 162 3
11 Sun November 16 boxscore W 4-7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 11 12 186 146 40 1 20 294 68 226 4
12 Sun November 23 boxscore W 5-7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38 17 22 393 264 129 2 26 380 193 187 4
13 Thu November 27 boxscore L 5-8 Green Bay Packers 40 44 22 338 234 104 2 18 367 272 95 3
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 5-9 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 27 13 281 178 103 3 23 421 218 203 3
15 Mon December 15 boxscore L 5-10 Chicago Bears 13 16 14 160 104 56 2 18 273 112 161 4
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L 5-11 Atlanta Falcons 6 20 12 193 73 120 4 17 238 119 119 1