1986 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Joe Gibbs (12-4)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1986 Washington Redskins Statistics
1986 Washington Redskins Roster

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Redskins netted 368 points, and the defensive squad yielded 296. Jay Schroeder triggered the aerial attack, slinging for 4,109 yards. Gary Clark grabbed 74 passes for 1,265 yards. Art Monk contributed to the receiving game as well.

George Rogers carried the ball for a team-best 1,203 yards for Washington.

Darrell Green intercepted 5 opponent throws. Dexter Manley topped pass rushers with 18.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 55 sacks.

Joe Gibbs coached the team. The 1986 Washington Redskins lost in the Conference Championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 368
Regular Season Points Against: 296

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 7, 1986 Philadelphia Eagles 14 at Washington Redskins 41 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 14, 1986 Los Angeles Raiders 6 at Washington Redskins 10 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
September 21, 1986 Washington Redskins 30 at San Diego Chargers 27 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
September 28, 1986 Seattle Seahawks 14 at Washington Redskins 19 W 3-0-0 1-0-0 4-0-0
October 5, 1986 Washington Redskins 14 at New Orleans Saints 6 W 3-0-0 2-0-0 5-0-0
October 12, 1986 Washington Redskins 6 at Dallas Cowboys 30 L 3-0-0 2-1-0 5-1-0
October 19, 1986 St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Washington Redskins 28 W 4-0-0 2-1-0 6-1-0
October 27, 1986 Washington Redskins 20 at New York Giants 27 L 4-0-0 2-2-0 6-2-0
November 2, 1986 Minnesota Vikings 38 at Washington Redskins 44 W 5-0-0 2-2-0 7-2-0 OT
November 9, 1986 Washington Redskins 16 at Green Bay Packers 7 W 5-0-0 3-2-0 8-2-0
November 17, 1986 San Francisco 49ers 6 at Washington Redskins 14 W 6-0-0 3-2-0 9-2-0
November 23, 1986 Dallas Cowboys 14 at Washington Redskins 41 W 7-0-0 3-2-0 10-2-0
November 30, 1986 Washington Redskins 20 at St. Louis Cardinals 17 W 7-0-0 4-2-0 11-2-0
December 7, 1986 New York Giants 24 at Washington Redskins 14 L 7-1-0 4-2-0 11-3-0
December 13, 1986 Washington Redskins 30 at Denver Broncos 31 L 7-1-0 4-3-0 11-4-0
December 21, 1986 Washington Redskins 21 at Philadelphia Eagles 14 W 7-1-0 5-3-0 12-4-0
December 28, 1986 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Washington Redskins 19 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Wild Card Playoff
January 3, 1987 Washington Redskins 27 at Chicago Bears 13 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 NFC Divisional Playoff
January 11, 1987 Washington Redskins 0 at New York Giants 17 L 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0 NFC Championship


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