1986 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Tom Landry (7-9)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1986 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1986 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

Dallas racked up 346 points, while the defense conceded 337. Steve Pelluer threw for 2,727 yards. Herschel Walker hauled in 76 passes for 837 yards. Mike Sherrard and Tony Hill provided receiving help also.

Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 748 yards for the Cowboys, and Herschel Walker additionally aided the ground game.

Michael Downs intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Jim Jeffcoat topped the defensive unit with 14 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 53 sacks.

Tom Landry coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Pelluer37821556.927277.282.1174.5844736267.9
Danny White1539562.111577.6127.853.363109897.9
Reggie Collier15853.3966.416.7213.32733855.8
Mike Renfro11100.02323.000.000.02300118.8
Totals54731958.340037.3213.8244.484 60498


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Dorsett1847484.133 5
Herschel Walker1517374.984 12
Steve Pelluer412556.221 1
Timmy Newsome341103.213 2
Reggie Collier6538.821 0
Darryl Clack4194.80
Danny White8162.010 1
Mike Sherrard2115.50
Doug Cosbie199.00
Robert Lavette1060.60
Todd Fowler650.80
Totals44719694.484 21


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker7683711.084 2
Tony Hill4977015.763 3
Timmy Newsome484218.830 3
Mike Sherrard4174418.168 5
Doug Cosbie2831211.122 1
Tony Dorsett2526710.736 1
Mike Renfro2232514.830 3
Gordon Banks1720211.923 0
Thornton Chandler6579.515 2
Robert Lavette5316.21
Todd Fowler11919.019 0
Darryl Clack11818.018 0
Totals319400312.584 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rafael Septien4343100.0211571.488


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Saxon86349840.758

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordon Banks271605.920 0
Robert Lavette18925.128 0
Johnny Holloway100.00
Totals462525.528 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Lavette3669919.437 0
Darryl Clack1942122.251 0
Gordon Banks15656.056 0
Timmy Newsome23216.018 0
Mark Tuinei100.00
Totals59120820.556 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Downs6549.031 0
Ron Fellows5469.234 1
Everson Walls34615.324 0
Victor Scott13131.031 0
Eugene Lockhart155.00
Johnny Holloway111.00
Totals1718310.834 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Jim Jeffcoat14.00.0
Randy White6.50.0
Too Jones5.50.0
Eugene Lockhart5.00.0
John Dutton5.00.0
Don Smerek4.50.0
Bill Bates2.50.0
Jesse Penn2.50.0
Kevin Brooks2.50.0
Jeff Rohrer2.00.0
Mike Hegman1.00.0
Jesse Baker1.00.0
Michael Downs1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rafael Septien1543088
Herschel Walker12200084
Tony Dorsett5100036
Timmy Newsome23000030
Mike Sherrard0500030
Tony Hill300018
Mike Renfro300018
Thornton Chandler200012
Doug Cosbie010006
Steve Pelluer10006
Robert Lavette01000006
Danny White10006
Ron Fellows10006


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