1986 Atlanta Falcons Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-8-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Dan Henning (7-8-1)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1986 Atlanta Falcons Roster
1986 Atlanta Falcons Results

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 7 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

The Falcons scored 280 points, while the solid defense allowed 280. Gerald Riggs ran for a team-best 1,327 yards for Atlanta.

David Archer threw for 2,007 yards, and Turk Schonert played quarterback, too. Charlie Brown paced pass catchers, hauling in 63 passes for 918 yards.

Bret Clark picked off 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Rick Bryan sacked opposing passers 7 times.

Dan Henning coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
David Archer29415051.020076.8103.493.1653424971.6
Turk Schonert1549561.710326.742.685.2412120668.4
Scott Campbell3133.372.300.000.071942.4
Gerald Riggs100.
Totals45224654.430466.7143.1173.865 56464


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerald Riggs34313273.931 9
David Archer522985.722 0
Cliff Austin622804.522 1
Sylvester Stamps302207.348 0
William Andrews522144.113 1
Floyd Dixon11676.123 0
Billy Johnson6254.210 0
Ken Whisenhunt12020.020 0
Keith Williams3186.00
Aubrey Matthews11212.012 0
Turk Schonert11121.11
Bret Clark284.00
Scott Campbell177.00
Joey Jones177.00
Stacey Bailey166.00
Tony Baker133.00
Totals57825244.448 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Brown6391814.642 4
Floyd Dixon4261714.765 2
Arthur Cox2430112.549 1
Gerald Riggs241365.711 0
Sylvester Stamps2022111.039 1
Ken Whisenhunt201849.223 3
Keith Williams1216413.732 1
Anthony Allen1015615.632 2
Joey Jones714120.141 0
Billy Johnson6579.527 0
Ron Middleton6315.20
William Andrews5357.014 0
Stacey Bailey33913.021 0
Cliff Austin3217.00
Aubrey Matthews12525.025 0
Totals246304612.465 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mick Luckhurst2121100.0241458.363
Ali Haji-Sheikh8787.512975.034
Rick Donnelly11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Rick Donnelly78342143.971

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Dixon261515.816 0
Billy Johnson88710.930 0
Joey Jones7365.114 0
Anthony Allen2105.00
Sylvester Stamps188.00
Totals442926.630 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sylvester Stamps2451421.435 0
Keith Williams1425518.232 0
Cliff Austin712017.125 0
William Andrews47117.822 0
Aubrey Matthews34214.020 0
David Croudip12020.020 0
Floyd Dixon11313.013 0
Totals54103519.235 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bret Clark59418.834 0
Scott Case44110.241 0
David Croudip23517.529 0
Joel Williams2189.014 1
Dennis Woodberry2147.00
Reggie Wilkes2115.510 0
Bobby Butler13333.033 1
Buddy Curry13232.032 0
Wendell Cason11010.010 0
John Rade166.00
Robert Moore100.00
Totals2229413.441 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Rick Bryan7.00.0
Mike Pitts5.50.0
Mike Gann5.50.0
Joe Costello2.00.0
Bret Clark1.00.0
Robert Moore1.00.0
Tony Casillas1.00.0
John Rade1.00.0
Dennis Harrison1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:


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