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1986 New York Jets

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.4, Offense: 2.0, Defense: -3.3, SoS: 0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 364 points (22.8/g), 11th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 386 points (24.1/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -22 points (-1.4/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.4-8.6.

Coach: Joe Walton (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Rich Kotite
 Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: Hofstra University (Hempstead, 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 Ken O'Brien 26 2 14 300 for 482, 3,690 yards, 25 td, 20 int, & 17 rushes for 46 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 24th pick / 1983
RB Freeman McNeil 27 5 11 214 rushes for 856 yards, 5 td, & 49 catches for 410 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
FB Tony Paige 24 2 7 47 rushes for 109 yards, 2 td, & 18 catches for 121 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 6th / 149th pick / 1984
WR Al Toon*+ 23 1 16 85 catches for 1,176 yards, 8 td, & 2 rushes for -3 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 10th pick / 1985
WR Wesley Walker 31 9 8 49 catches for 1,016 yards, 12 td New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
TE Mickey Shuler* 30 8 16 69 catches for 675 yards, 4 td New York Jets / 3rd / 61st pick / 1978
LT Jim Sweeney 24 2 16 New York Jets / 2nd / 37th pick / 1984
LG Ted Banker 25 2 13
C Joe Fields 33 11 9 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
RG Dan Alexander 31 9 16 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
RT Reggie McElroy 26 3 8 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Marty Lyons 29 7 11 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
NT Joe Klecko 33 9 10 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1977
RDE Barry Bennett 31 8 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1978
LOLB Charles Jackson 31 8 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 9th / 241st pick / 1977
LILB Kyle Clifton 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 64th pick / 1984
RILB Lance Mehl 28 6 7 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
ROLB Bob Crable 27 4 15 3.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 23rd pick / 1982
LCB Jerry Holmes 29 6 13 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Russell Carter 24 2 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 10th pick / 1984
SS Lester Lyles 24 1 14 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1985
FS Harry Hamilton 24 2 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 7th / 176th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Pat Leahy 35 12 0 16 of 19 field goals & 44 of 44 extra points
P Dave Jennings 34 12 0 85 punts for a 39.4 average, 0 blocked
PR Kurt Sohn 29 5 1 35 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td
KR Bobby Humphery 25 2 1 28 kick returns for a 23.4 average and 1 td New York Jets / 9th / 247th pick / 1983

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
60 Dan Alexander 31 RG 16 16 260 6-4 LSU 6/17/1955 9 9 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
51 Rogers Alexander 22 1 0 222 6-3 Penn St. 8/11/1964 Rook 0 New York Jets / 4th / 105th pick / 1986
62 Bill Bain 34 4 0 279 6-4 Colorado,USC 8/9/1952 11 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1975
95 Tom Baldwin 25 nt 16 6 274 6-4 Wisconsin,Tulsa 5/13/1961 2 3 New York Jets / 9th / 234th pick / 1984
63 Ted Banker 25 LG 15 13 270 6-2 SE Missouri St. 2/17/1961 2 8
31 Marion Barber 27 15 0 224 6-3 Minnesota 12/6/1959 4 1 New York Jets / 2nd / 30th pick / 1981
78 Barry Bennett 31 RDE 16 15 257 6-4 Concordia-Moorhead (MN) 12/10/1955 8 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1978
54 Troy Benson 23 lb 15 1 235 6-2 Pittsburgh 7/30/1963 Rook 1 New York Jets / 5th / 120th pick / 1985
64 Guy Bingham 28 C 16 9 255 6-3 Montana 2/25/1958 6 6 New York Jets / 10th / 260th pick / 1980
23 Dennis Bligen 24 rb 4 2 215 5-11 St. John's (NY) 3/3/1962 2 1
27 Russell Carter 24 RCB 13 13 195 6-2 SMU 2/10/1962 2 5 New York Jets / 1st / 10th pick / 1984
59 Kyle Clifton 24 LILB 16 16 236 6-4 TCU 8/23/1962 2 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 64th pick / 1984
50 Bob Crable 27 ROLB 16 15 228 6-3 Notre Dame 9/22/1959 4 7 New York Jets / 1st / 23rd pick / 1982
33 Robert Ducksworth 23 2 0 200 5-11 Southern Miss 1/5/1963 Rook 0 New York Jets / 8th / 215th pick / 1986
30 Nuu Faaola 22 12 0 215 5-11 Hawaii 1/15/1964 Rook 0 New York Jets / 9th / 245th pick / 1986
65 Joe Fields 33 C 9 9 250 6-2 Rutgers-Camden,Widener 11/14/1953 11 5 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
98 Jerome Foster 26 1 0 268 6-2 Ohio St. 7/25/1960 3 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 139th pick / 1983
74 Elvis Franks 29 3 0 252 6-4 Morgan St. 7/9/1957 6 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 116th pick / 1980
99 Mark Gastineau 30 rde 10 7 266 6-5 Arizona St.,East Central (OK) 11/20/1956 7 3 New York Jets / 2nd / 41st pick / 1979
35 Kerry Glenn 24 db 1 1 175 5-9 Minnesota 1/3/1962 1 1 New York Jets / 10th / 262nd pick / 1985
81 Billy Griggs 24 te 16 1 230 6-3 Virginia 8/4/1962 1 0 New York Jets / 8th / 203rd pick / 1984
94 Rusty Guilbeau 28 lb 6 4 242 6-4 McNeese St. 11/20/1958 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1982
79 Mike Haight 24 2 0 281 6-4 Iowa 10/6/1962 Rook 0 New York Jets / 1st / 22nd pick / 1986
39 Harry Hamilton 24 FS 15 11 194 6-0 Penn St. 11/29/1962 2 5 New York Jets / 7th / 176th pick / 1984
84 Michael Harper 25 16 0 180 5-10 USC 5/11/1961 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 293rd pick / 1984
34 Johnny Hector 26 rb 13 6 204 5-11 Texas A&M 11/26/1960 3 8 New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1983
47 Jerry Holmes 29 LCB 15 13 175 6-2 Chowan,West Virginia 12/22/1957 6 6
28 Carl Howard 25 db 14 3 188 6-2 Rutgers 9/20/1961 2 2
48 Bobby Humphery 25 KR 16 1 178 5-10 New Mexico St. 8/23/1961 2 1 New York Jets / 9th / 247th pick / 1983
55 Charles Jackson 31 LOLB 15 14 225 6-2 Washington 3/22/1955 8 6 Denver Broncos / 9th / 241st pick / 1977
13 Dave Jennings 34 P 16 0 203 6-4 St. Lawrence 6/8/1952 12 2
72 Gordon King 30 RT 11 9 275 6-6 Stanford 2/3/1956 8 5 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1978
73 Joe Klecko 33 NT 11 10 263 6-3 Temple 10/15/1953 9 4 New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1977
89 Rocky Klever 27 TE 16 11 225 6-3 Montana 7/10/1959 3 1 New York Jets / 9th / 247th pick / 1982
5 Pat Leahy 35 K 16 0 194 6-0 St. Louis 3/19/1951 12 5
26 Lester Lyles 24 SS 16 14 209 6-3 Virginia 12/27/1962 1 6 New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1985
29 Johnny Lynn 30 fs 16 7 196 6-0 UCLA 12/19/1956 7 4 New York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1979
93 Marty Lyons 29 LDE 12 11 269 6-5 Alabama 1/15/1957 7 5 New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
57 Kevin McArthur 23 lb 8 1 244 6-2 Lamar 5/11/1963 Rook 1
68 Reggie McElroy 26 RT 8 8 290 6-6 West Texas A&M 3/4/1960 3 4 New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1982
24 Freeman McNeil 27 RB 12 11 216 5-11 UCLA 4/22/1959 5 11 New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
56 Lance Mehl 28 RILB 8 7 235 6-3 Penn St. 2/14/1958 6 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
36 Rich Miano 24 db 14 1 200 6-1 Hawaii 9/3/1962 1 1 New York Jets / 6th / 166th pick / 1985
58 Matt Monger 25 lb 16 1 235 6-1 Oklahoma St. 11/15/1961 1 2 New York Jets / 8th / 208th pick / 1985
74 Derland Moore 35 1 0 250 6-4 Oklahoma 10/7/1951 13 0 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
20 Davlin Mullen 26 5 0 175 6-1 West. Kentucky 2/17/1960 3 0 New York Jets / 8th / 217th pick / 1983
7 Ken O'Brien 26 QB 15 14 210 6-4 Sacramento St.,California-Davis 11/27/1960 2 13 New York Jets / 1st / 24th pick / 1983
49 Tony Paige 24 FB 16 7 225 5-10 Virginia Tech 10/14/1962 2 2 New York Jets / 6th / 149th pick / 1984
76 Ben Rudolph 29 dt 16 3 271 6-5 Long Beach St. 8/29/1957 5 2 New York Jets / 3rd / 60th pick / 1981
10 Pat Ryan 31 qb 16 2 210 6-3 Tennessee 9/16/1955 8 1 New York Jets / 11th / 281st pick / 1978
82 Mickey Shuler* 30 TE 16 16 232 6-3 Penn St. 8/21/1956 8 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 61st pick / 1978
87 Kurt Sohn 29 PR 15 1 180 5-11 North Carolina St.,Fordham 6/26/1957 5 1
71 Jim Stuckey 28 de 5 1 251 6-4 Clemson 6/21/1958 6 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 20th pick / 1980
53 Jim Sweeney 24 LT 16 16 297 6-4 Pittsburgh 8/8/1962 2 9 New York Jets / 2nd / 37th pick / 1984
88 Al Toon*+ 23 WR 16 16 205 6-4 Wisconsin 4/30/1963 1 12 New York Jets / 1st / 10th pick / 1985
83 Jo-Jo Townsell 26 wr 14 1 180 5-9 UCLA 11/4/1960 1 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 78th pick / 1983
85 Wesley Walker 31 WR 16 8 179 6-0 California 5/26/1955 9 10 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
Team Total 27.2 16 227.9 6-2.1 4.4