1986 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Joe Walton (10-6)
Location: New York, New York
1986 New York Jets Roster
The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
New York chalked up 364 points, while the defense yielded 386. Ken O'Brien directed the offense, throwing for 3,690 yards. Al Toon topped all receivers, hauling in 85 balls for 1,176 yards, while Mickey Shuler and Wesley Walker were targeted regularly, too.
Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 856 yards for the Jets.
Jerry Holmes picked off 6 opponent throws. Joe Klecko and Bobby Humphery each led pass rushers with 4 sacks.
Joe Walton coached the team. The 1986 New York Jets lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 364
Regular Season Points Against: 386
|September 7, 1986||New York Jets 28 at Buffalo Bills 24||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 11, 1986||New England Patriots 20 at New York Jets 6||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|September 21, 1986||Miami Dolphins 45 at New York Jets 51||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0||OT|
|September 28, 1986||New York Jets 26 at Indianapolis Colts 7||W||1-1-0||2-0-0||3-1-0|
|October 5, 1986||Buffalo Bills 13 at New York Jets 14||W||2-1-0||2-0-0||4-1-0|
|October 12, 1986||New York Jets 31 at New England Patriots 24||W||2-1-0||3-0-0||5-1-0|
|October 20, 1986||Denver Broncos 10 at New York Jets 22||W||3-1-0||3-0-0||6-1-0|
|October 26, 1986||New Orleans Saints 23 at New York Jets 28||W||4-1-0||3-0-0||7-1-0|
|November 2, 1986||New York Jets 38 at Seattle Seahawks 7||W||4-1-0||4-0-0||8-1-0|
|November 9, 1986||New York Jets 28 at Atlanta Falcons 14||W||4-1-0||5-0-0||9-1-0|
|November 16, 1986||Indianapolis Colts 16 at New York Jets 31||W||5-1-0||5-0-0||10-1-0|
|November 24, 1986||New York Jets 3 at Miami Dolphins 45||L||5-1-0||5-1-0||10-2-0|
|November 30, 1986||Los Angeles Rams 17 at New York Jets 3||L||5-2-0||5-1-0||10-3-0|
|December 7, 1986||New York Jets 10 at San Francisco 49ers 24||L||5-2-0||5-2-0||10-4-0|
|December 13, 1986||Pittsburgh Steelers 45 at New York Jets 24||L||5-3-0||5-2-0||10-5-0|
|December 21, 1986||New York Jets 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 52||L||5-3-0||5-3-0||10-6-0|
|December 28, 1986||Kansas City Chiefs 15 at New York Jets 35||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||AFC Wild Card Playoff|
|January 3, 1987||New York Jets 20 at Cleveland Browns 23||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||2OT||AFC Divisional Playoff|