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1986 Los Angeles Rams

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.9, Offense: -1.1, Defense: 2.9, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 309 points (19.3/g), 17th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 267 points (16.7/g), 4th.
 Differential of 42 points (2.6/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 9.4-6.6.

Coach: John Robinson (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur
 Other Notable Asst.: Norv Turner (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: Anaheim Stadium
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Steve Bartkowski 34 11 6 61 for 126, 654 yards, 2 td, 3 int, & 6 rushes for 3 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1975
RB Eric Dickerson*+ 26 3 16 404 rushes for 1,821 yards, 11 td, & 26 catches for 205 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
FB Barry Redden 26 4 14 110 rushes for 467 yards, 4 td, & 28 catches for 217 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
WR Ron Brown 25 2 12 25 catches for 396 yards, 3 td, & 4 rushes for 5 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983
WR Henry Ellard 25 3 8 34 catches for 447 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for -15 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1983
TE David Hill 32 10 15 14 catches for 202 yards, 1 td Detroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
LT Irv Pankey 28 6 16 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
LG Tom Newberry 24 Rook 14 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1986
C Doug Smith* 30 8 16
RG Dennis Harrah*+ 33 11 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
RT Jackie Slater* 32 10 16 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
 Defensive Starters
LDE Doug Reed 26 2 10 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 111th pick / 1983
NT Shawn Miller 25 2 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RDE Reggie Doss 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
LOLB Mel Owens 28 5 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1981
LILB Carl Ekern* 32 10 13 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
RILB Mark Jerue 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 5th / 135th pick / 1982
ROLB Mike Wilcher 26 3 16 5.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 36th pick / 1983
LCB Jerry Gray* 24 1 16 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1985
RCB LeRoy Irvin*+ 29 6 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
SS Nolan Cromwell 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
FS Vince Newsome 25 3 12 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 97th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Lansford 28 4 0 17 of 24 field goals & 34 of 35 extra points New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
P Dale Hatcher 23 1 0 97 punts for a 38.6 average, 1 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 77th pick / 1985
PR Mickey Sutton 26 Rook 0 28 punt returns for a 8.4 average and 0 td
KR Ron Brown 25 2 12 36 kick returns for a 22.1 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
10 Steve Bartkowski 34 QB 6 6 216 6-4 California 11/12/1952 11 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1975
89 Ron Brown 25 KR 14 12 181 5-11 Arizona St. 3/31/1961 2 4 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983
52 Steve Busick 28 lb 4 1 227 6-4 USC 12/10/1958 5 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 181st pick / 1981
38 Rob Carpenter 31 6 0 224 6-1 Miami (OH) 4/20/1955 9 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1977
21 Nolan Cromwell 31 SS 16 16 200 6-1 Kansas 1/30/1955 9 7 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
70 Charles DeJurnett 34 nt 7 6 263 6-4 San Jose St. 6/17/1952 10 3 San Diego Chargers / 17th / 418th pick / 1974
29 Eric Dickerson*+ 26 RB 16 16 220 6-3 SMU 9/2/1960 3 13 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
8 Steve Dils 31 qb 15 5 190 6-1 Stanford 12/8/1955 7 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 97th pick / 1979
71 Reggie Doss 30 RDE 16 16 265 6-4 Hampton 12/7/1956 8 9 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
82 Bobby Duckworth 28 wr 7 6 198 6-3 Arkansas 11/27/1958 4 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1981
46 Herman Edwards 32 4 0 194 6-0 California,San Diego St. 4/27/1954 9 0
55 Carl Ekern* 32 LILB 13 13 223 6-3 San Jose St. 5/27/1954 10 10 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
80 Henry Ellard 25 WR 9 8 180 5-11 Fresno St. 7/21/1961 3 4 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1983
11 Jim Everett 23 qb 6 5 212 6-5 Purdue 1/3/1963 Rook 3 Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1986
48 Tim Fox 33 14 0 186 5-11 Ohio St. 11/1/1953 10 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1976
25 Jerry Gray* 24 LCB 16 16 183 6-0 Texas 12/16/1962 1 14 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1985
91 Kevin Greene 24 16 0 247 6-3 Auburn 7/31/1962 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 113th pick / 1985
44 Mike Guman 28 rb 12 3 216 6-2 Penn St. 4/21/1958 6 1 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 154th pick / 1980
60 Dennis Harrah*+ 33 RG 16 16 260 6-5 Miami (FL) 3/9/1953 11 11 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
3 Dale Hatcher 23 P 16 0 209 6-2 Clemson 4/5/1963 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 77th pick / 1985
81 David Hill 32 TE 16 15 229 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 1/1/1954 10 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
72 Kent Hill 29 g 2 2 260 6-5 Georgia Tech 3/7/1957 7 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
83 Kevin House 29 wr 8 3 181 6-1 Southern Illinois 12/20/1957 6 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1980
87 Tony Hunter 26 te 7 1 237 6-4 Notre Dame 5/22/1960 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 12th pick / 1983
47 LeRoy Irvin*+ 29 RCB 16 15 184 5-11 Kansas 9/15/1957 6 17 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
59 Mark Jerue 26 RILB 16 16 229 6-3 Washington 1/15/1960 3 9 New York Jets / 5th / 135th pick / 1982
77 Gary Jeter 31 15 0 259 6-4 USC 1/24/1955 9 2 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1977
86 Damone Johnson 24 5 0 230 6-4 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 3/2/1962 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 162nd pick / 1985
20 Johnnie Johnson 30 fs 16 5 185 6-1 Texas 10/8/1956 6 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
1 Mike Lansford 28 K 16 0 183 6-0 Washington 7/20/1958 4 3 New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
57 Jim Laughlin 28 lb 16 2 222 6-0 Ohio St. 7/5/1958 6 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 91st pick / 1980
45 Darren Long 27 4 0 240 6-3 Long Beach St. 7/12/1959 Rook 0
67 Duval Love 23 16 0 275 6-3 UCLA 6/24/1963 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 274th pick / 1985
90 Mike McDonald 28 13 0 238 6-1 USC 6/22/1958 3 1
69 Greg Meisner 27 15 0 257 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/23/1959 5 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1981
98 Shawn Miller 25 LDE 16 16 255 6-4 Utah St. 3/14/1961 2 9
66 Tom Newberry 24 LG 16 14 285 6-2 Wisc-LaCrosse 12/20/1962 Rook 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1986
22 Vince Newsome 25 FS 16 12 180 6-1 Washington 1/22/1961 3 5 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 97th pick / 1983
58 Mel Owens 28 LOLB 16 16 224 6-2 Michigan 12/7/1958 5 9 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1981
75 Irv Pankey 28 LT 16 16 277 6-4 Penn St. 2/15/1958 6 6 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
83 Mark Pattison 25 1 0 190 6-2 Washington 12/13/1961 Rook 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 188th pick / 1985
30 Barry Redden 26 FB 15 14 210 5-10 Richmond 7/21/1960 4 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
93 Doug Reed 26 LDE 16 10 254 6-3 San Diego St. 7/16/1960 2 6 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 111th pick / 1983
84 Chuck Scott 23 9 0 198 6-2 Vanderbilt 5/24/1963 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1985
78 Jackie Slater* 32 RT 16 16 277 6-4 Jackson St. 5/27/1954 10 9 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
61 Tony Slaton 25 14 0 265 6-3 USC 4/12/1961 1 1 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 155th pick / 1984
56 Doug Smith* 30 C 16 16 259 6-3 Bowling Green 11/25/1956 8 7
49 Mickey Sutton 26 PR 16 0 165 5-8 Montana 8/28/1960 Rook 0
52 Cliff Thrift 30 12 0 232 6-1 East Central (OK) 5/3/1956 7 1 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1979
32 Tim Tyrrell 25 rb 6 1 204 6-1 Northern Illinois 2/19/1961 2 0
51 Norwood Vann 24 16 0 228 6-1 East Carolina 2/18/1962 2 2 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 253rd pick / 1984
33 Charles White 28 16 0 190 5-10 USC 1/22/1958 6 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 27th pick / 1980
54 Mike Wilcher 26 ROLB 16 16 238 6-3 North Carolina 3/20/1960 3 9 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 36th pick / 1983
99 Alvin Wright 25 4 0 274 6-2 Jacksonville St. 2/5/1961 Rook 0
88 Mike Young 24 wr 16 1 187 6-1 UCLA 2/21/1962 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 161st pick / 1985
Team Total 27.6 16 223.5 6-1.9 4.6