1986 San Diego Chargers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Al Saunders (3-5)
Coach: Don Coryell (1-7)
Location: San Diego, California
1986 San Diego Chargers Statistics
1986 San Diego Chargers Roster

The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Chargers chalked up 335 points, but the defensive squad yielded 396. Dan Fouts tossed for 3,031 yards. Gary Anderson grabbed 80 passes, while Wes Chandler accumulated 874 receiving yards, while Kellen Winslow contributed to the receiving game also.

Gary Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 442 yards for San Diego, while Curtis Adams and Tim Spencer additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Gill Byrd seized 5 opponent throws. Lee Williams topped pass rushers with 15 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.

Al Saunders and Don Coryell coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 335
Regular Season Points Against: 396

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 7, 1986 Miami Dolphins 28 at San Diego Chargers 50 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 14, 1986 San Diego Chargers 7 at New York Giants 20 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 21, 1986 Washington Redskins 30 at San Diego Chargers 27 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
September 28, 1986 San Diego Chargers 13 at Los Angeles Raiders 17 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
October 6, 1986 San Diego Chargers 7 at Seattle Seahawks 33 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0
October 12, 1986 Denver Broncos 31 at San Diego Chargers 14 L 1-2-0 0-3-0 1-5-0
October 19, 1986 San Diego Chargers 41 at Kansas City Chiefs 42 L 1-2-0 0-4-0 1-6-0
October 26, 1986 San Diego Chargers 7 at Philadelphia Eagles 23 L 1-2-0 0-5-0 1-7-0
November 2, 1986 Kansas City Chiefs 24 at San Diego Chargers 23 L 1-3-0 0-5-0 1-8-0
November 9, 1986 San Diego Chargers 9 at Denver Broncos 3 W 1-3-0 1-5-0 2-8-0
November 16, 1986 Dallas Cowboys 24 at San Diego Chargers 21 L 1-4-0 1-5-0 2-9-0
November 20, 1986 Los Angeles Raiders 37 at San Diego Chargers 31 L 1-5-0 1-5-0 2-10-0 OT
November 30, 1986 San Diego Chargers 17 at Indianapolis Colts 3 W 1-5-0 2-5-0 3-10-0
December 7, 1986 Houston Oilers 0 at San Diego Chargers 27 W 2-5-0 2-5-0 4-10-0
December 14, 1986 Seattle Seahawks 34 at San Diego Chargers 24 L 2-6-0 2-5-0 4-11-0
December 21, 1986 San Diego Chargers 17 at Cleveland Browns 47 L 2-6-0 2-6-0 4-12-0