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1986 New York Giants

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14-2-0, Finished 1st in NFC East Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.0, Offense: 3.2, Defense: 5.8, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 371 points (23.2/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 236 points (14.8/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 135 points (8.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.9-4.1.

Coach: Bill Parcells (14-2-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Belichick
 Other Notable Asst.: Romeo Crennel (Special Teams)

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: Pace University (Pleasantville, New York)


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 Phil Simms 31 7 16 259 for 468, 3,487 yards, 21 td, 22 int, & 43 rushes for 72 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
RB Joe Morris*+ 26 4 15 341 rushes for 1,516 yards, 14 td, & 21 catches for 233 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
FB Maurice Carthon 25 1 16 72 rushes for 260 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 67 yards and 0 td
WR Bobby Johnson 25 2 12 31 catches for 534 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 28 yards and 0 td
WR Stacy Robinson 24 1 10 29 catches for 494 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1985
TE Mark Bavaro*+ 23 1 15 66 catches for 1,001 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 4th / 100th pick / 1985
LT Brad Benson* 31 8 16 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
LG Billy Ard 27 5 16 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
C Bart Oates 28 1 16
RG Chris Godfrey 28 6 16
RT Karl Nelson 26 2 16 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE George Martin 33 11 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
NT Jim Burt* 27 5 13 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
RDE Leonard Marshall* 25 3 16 12.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
LOLB Carl Banks 24 2 16 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
LILB Gary Reasons 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
RILB Harry Carson* 33 10 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
ROLB Lawrence Taylor*+ 27 5 16 20.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
LCB Mark Collins 22 Rook 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
RCB Perry Williams 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
SS Kenny Hill 28 5 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
FS Terry Kinard 27 3 14 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Raul Allegre 27 3 0 24 of 32 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
P Sean Landeta*+ 24 1 0 79 punts for a 44.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Phil McConkey 29 2 0 32 punt returns for a 7.9 average and 0 td
KR Phil McConkey 29 2 0 24 kick returns for a 19.6 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
2 Raul Allegre 27 K 13 0 165 5-9 Montana,Texas 6/15/1959 3 4
24 Ottis Anderson 29 8 0 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 7 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
67 Billy Ard 27 LG 16 16 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/12/1959 5 8 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
58 Carl Banks 24 LOLB 16 16 235 6-4 Michigan St. 8/29/1962 2 8 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
89 Mark Bavaro*+ 23 TE 16 15 245 6-4 Notre Dame 4/28/1963 1 11 New York Giants / 4th / 100th pick / 1985
60 Brad Benson* 31 LT 16 16 262 6-3 Penn St. 11/25/1955 8 13 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
64 Jim Burt* 27 NT 13 13 260 6-1 Miami (FL) 6/7/1959 5 10
53 Harry Carson* 33 RILB 16 16 237 6-2 South Carolina St. 11/26/1953 10 14 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
44 Maurice Carthon 25 FB 16 16 225 6-1 Arkansas St. 4/24/1961 1 3
25 Mark Collins 22 LCB 15 9 196 5-10 Cal State-Fullerton 1/16/1964 Rook 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
3 Joe Cooper 26 2 0 175 5-10 California 10/30/1960 2 0
77 Eric Dorsey 22 16 0 280 6-5 Notre Dame 8/5/1964 Rook 1 New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1986
28 Tom Flynn 24 2 0 195 6-0 Pittsburgh 3/24/1962 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 126th pick / 1984
30 Tony Galbreath 32 16 0 228 6-0 Missouri 1/29/1954 10 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1976
61 Chris Godfrey 28 RG 16 16 263 6-3 Michigan 5/17/1958 6 8
54 Andy Headen 26 15 0 240 6-5 Clemson 7/8/1960 3 2 New York Giants / 8th / 205th pick / 1983
48 Kenny Hill 28 SS 16 16 194 6-0 Yale 7/25/1958 5 9 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
15 Jeff Hostetler 25 13 0 215 6-3 Penn St.,West Virginia 4/22/1961 1 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1984
74 Erik Howard 22 nt 8 2 275 6-4 Washington St. 11/12/1964 Rook 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1986
57 Byron Hunt 28 16 0 238 6-5 SMU 12/17/1958 5 1 New York Giants / 9th / 224th pick / 1981
88 Bobby Johnson 25 WR 16 12 170 5-11 Kansas 12/14/1961 2 6
68 Damian Johnson 24 16 0 290 6-5 Kansas St. 12/18/1962 Rook 1
52 Pepper Johnson 22 16 0 250 6-3 Ohio St. 7/29/1964 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
59 Brian Johnston 24 4 0 275 6-3 North Carolina 11/26/1962 Rook 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1985
51 Robbie Jones 27 16 0 230 6-2 Alabama 12/25/1959 2 1 New York Giants / 12th / 309th pick / 1983
43 Terry Kinard 27 FS 14 14 199 6-1 Clemson 11/24/1959 3 8 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
5 Sean Landeta*+ 24 P 16 0 215 6-0 Towson St. 1/6/1962 1 4
46 Greg Lasker 22 16 0 200 6-0 Arkansas 9/28/1964 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1986
86 Lionel Manuel 24 wr 4 4 178 5-11 Pacific 4/13/1962 2 2 New York Giants / 7th / 171st pick / 1984
70 Leonard Marshall* 25 RDE 16 16 288 6-3 LSU 10/22/1961 3 15 New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
75 George Martin 33 LDE 16 16 245 6-4 Oregon 2/16/1953 11 8 New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
80 Phil McConkey 29 KR 12 0 170 5-10 Navy 2/24/1957 2 3
87 Solomon Miller 22 wr 16 2 185 6-1 Utah St. 12/6/1964 Rook 2 New York Giants / 6th / 157th pick / 1986
20 Joe Morris*+ 26 RB 15 15 195 5-7 Syracuse 9/15/1960 4 15 New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
84 Zeke Mowatt 25 te 16 5 238 6-3 Florida St. 3/5/1961 3 1
63 Karl Nelson 26 RT 16 16 285 6-6 Iowa St. 6/14/1960 2 8 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1983
65 Bart Oates 28 C 16 16 275 6-4 BYU 12/16/1958 1 8
34 Elvis Patterson 26 lcb 15 7 193 5-11 Kansas 10/21/1960 2 4
55 Gary Reasons 24 LILB 16 16 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/18/1962 2 8 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
66 William Roberts 24 16 0 291 6-5 Ohio St. 8/5/1962 2 1 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
81 Stacy Robinson 24 WR 12 10 186 5-11 Prairie View,North Dakota St. 2/19/1962 1 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1985
22 Lee Rouson 24 rb 14 1 220 6-1 Colorado 10/18/1962 1 3 New York Giants / 8th / 213th pick / 1985
17 Jeff Rutledge 29 16 0 195 6-1 Alabama 1/22/1957 7 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 246th pick / 1979
78 Jerome Sally 27 nt 16 1 267 6-3 Missouri 2/24/1959 4 2
11 Phil Simms 31 QB 16 16 216 6-3 Morehead St. 11/3/1955 7 13 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
56 Lawrence Taylor*+ 27 ROLB 16 16 237 6-3 North Carolina 2/4/1959 5 17 New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
9 Bob Thomas 34 1 0 178 5-10 Notre Dame 8/7/1952 11 0 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 388th pick / 1974
83 Vince Warren 23 4 0 180 6-0 San Diego St. 2/18/1963 Rook 0 New York Giants / 5th / 130th pick / 1986
73 John Washington 23 16 0 280 6-4 Oklahoma St. 2/20/1963 Rook 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1986
27 Herb Welch 25 db 16 2 180 5-11 UCLA 1/12/1961 1 3 New York Giants / 12th / 326th pick / 1985
23 Perry Williams 25 RCB 16 16 203 6-2 North Carolina St. 5/12/1961 2 8 New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
Team Total 26.0 16 226.7 6-1.7 3.1