1986 Cincinnati Bengals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Sam Wyche (10-6)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1986 Cincinnati Bengals Roster
The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
The Bengals piled up points with 409 points, and the defense surrendered 394. Boomer Esiason triggered the aerial attack, slinging for 3,959 yards. Cris Collinsworth grabbed 62 passes for 1,024 yards. James Brooks and Eddie Brown contributed to the receiving game as well.
James Brooks carried the ball for a team-best 1,087 yards for Cincinnati.
Louis Breeden intercepted 7 opponent throws. Emanuel King sacked opposing passers 9 times.
Sam Wyche coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 409
Regular Season Points Against: 394
|September 7, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 14 at Kansas City Chiefs 24||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 14, 1986||Buffalo Bills 33 at Cincinnati Bengals 36||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||OT|
|September 18, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 30 at Cleveland Browns 13||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|September 28, 1986||Chicago Bears 44 at Cincinnati Bengals 7||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 5, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 34 at Green Bay Packers 28||W||1-1-0||2-1-0||3-2-0||Milwaukee|
|October 13, 1986||Pittsburgh Steelers 22 at Cincinnati Bengals 24||W||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|October 19, 1986||Houston Oilers 28 at Cincinnati Bengals 31||W||3-1-0||2-1-0||5-2-0|
|October 26, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 9 at Pittsburgh Steelers 30||L||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|November 2, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 24 at Detroit Lions 17||W||3-1-0||3-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 9, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 28 at Houston Oilers 32||L||3-1-0||3-3-0||6-4-0|
|November 16, 1986||Seattle Seahawks 7 at Cincinnati Bengals 34||W||4-1-0||3-3-0||7-4-0|
|November 23, 1986||Minnesota Vikings 20 at Cincinnati Bengals 24||W||5-1-0||3-3-0||8-4-0|
|November 30, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 28 at Denver Broncos 34||L||5-1-0||3-4-0||8-5-0|
|December 7, 1986||Cincinnati Bengals 31 at New England Patriots 7||W||5-1-0||4-4-0||9-5-0|
|December 14, 1986||Cleveland Browns 34 at Cincinnati Bengals 3||L||5-2-0||4-4-0||9-6-0|
|December 21, 1986||New York Jets 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 52||W||6-2-0||4-4-0||10-6-0|