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1986 Detroit Lions (NFL) 3rd place National Football Conference Central Division 5-11-0 .313
Head Coach: Darryl Rogers
Offensive CoordinatorBob Baker
Special Teams/SecondaryCarl Battershell
Tight Ends/Administrative AssistantDon Doll
Defensive CoordinatorWayne Fontes
ReceiversPaul Lanham
Offensive LineBill Muir
LinebackersMike Murphy
Defensive LineRex Norris
Defensive BacksWillie Shaw
Offensive BacksIvy Williams
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/8/1986HPhiladelphia Eagles9-17LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome42885
Fri8/15/1986HSeattle Seahawks30-27WOTPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome37875
Sat8/23/1986AIndianapolis Colts13-20LIndianapolis, INHoosier Dome57921
Fri8/29/1986ACincinnati Bengals30-20WCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium44556
Sun9/7/1986AMinnesota Vikings13-10WMinneapolis, MNMetrodome54851
Sun9/14/1986HDallas Cowboys7-31LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome73812
Sun9/21/1986HTampa Bay Buccaneers20-24LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome38453
Sun9/28/1986ACleveland Browns21-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium72029
Sun10/5/1986HHouston Oilers24-13WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome41960
Sun10/12/1986AGreen Bay Packers21-14WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field52290
Sun10/19/1986ALos Angeles Rams10-14LAnaheim, CAAnaheim Stadium50992
Sun10/26/1986AChicago Bears7-13LChicago, ILSoldier Field62064
Sun11/2/1986HCincinnati Bengals17-24LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome52423
Sun11/9/1986HMinnesota Vikings10-24LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome53725
Sun11/16/1986APhiladelphia Eagles13-11WPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium54568
Sun11/23/1986ATampa Bay Buccaneers38-17WTampa, FLTampa Stadium30029
Thu11/27/1986HGreen Bay Packers40-44LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome61199
Sun12/7/1986APittsburgh Steelers17-27LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium45042
Mon12/15/1986HChicago Bears13-16LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome75602
Sun12/21/1986HAtlanta Falcons6-20LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome35255
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
6Jim ArnoldP6'321125Vanderbilt70
68Steve BaackNT-DE6'426526Oregon160
61Scott BarrowsOG-C-OT6'227823West Virginia164
11Mike BlackP6'219725Arizona State90
80Carl BlandWR5'1118225Virginia Union1616
42John BosticCB5'917624Bethune-Cookman130
75Lomas BrownLOT6'428423Florida1616
96Paul ButcherLB6'022623Wayne State (Michigan)120
89Jeff ChadwickWR6'319026Grand Valley State1515
55Mike CoferROLB6'524526Tennessee1615
50August CurleyLB6'322226Southern California40
72Chris DieterichLOG6'327528North Carolina State33
70Keith DorneyROG6'528529Penn State1212
43Donnie ElderCB5'917524Memphis30
66Leon EvansDE6'627025Miami (Florida)160
12Joe FergusonQB6'119036Arkansas64
77Keith FergusonLDE6'526027Ohio State1615
40Duane GallowayLCB5'818125Santa Monica JC; Arizona State1612
79William GayRDE6'526031San Diego CC; Southern California1616
81Jimmie GilesTE6'324232Alcorn State98
53Kevin GloverOG-C6'228023Maryland41
33Bill GrahamS5'1119127Texas160
62Curtis GreenDE-NT6'326729Alabama State161
34James GriffinS6'219925Middle Tennessee State160
58James HarrellLILB6'122229Florida1615
47Rod HillDB6'018427Kentucky State30
17Eric HippleQB6'221129Utah State1610
36Herman HunterRB6'119925Tennessee State160
32Garry JamesRB5'1021423Louisiana State1615
21Demetrious JohnsonSS5'1119025Missouri1616
54James JohnsonLB6'223624Orange Coast JC; San Diego State110
30James JonesRB6'223025Florida1616
63Steve KenneyOG6'427431Clemson91
92Angelo KingLB6'122228South Carolina State115
87David LewisTE6'223525California117
16Chuck LongQB6'421623Iowa32
82Pete MandleyWR5'1019325Northern Arizona160
57Vernon MaxwellRILB6'223725Arizona State1515
29Bruce McNortonRCB5'1117527Georgetown (Kentucky)1616
31Devon MitchellFS6'119424Iowa1616
24Alvin MooreRB6'019427Arizona State130
52Steve MottC6'327025Alabama1414
3Eddie MurrayK5'1118830Tulane160
51Shelton RobinsonLB6'223326North Carolina164
84Rob RubickTE6'323426Grand Valley State162
73Harvey SalemLOG6'628625California1313
64Eric SandersOT6'728228Nevada-Reno30
25Oscar SmithRB5'920323Nicholls State20
71Rich StrengerROT6'728526Michigan1616
39Leonard ThompsonWR5'1119034Arizona Western JC; Oklahoma State161
60Tom TurnureOG-C6'425329Washington130
27Bobby WatkinsLCB5'1018426Texas State54
79Eric WilliamsNT6'428324Washington State1616
59Jimmy WilliamsLOLB6'323026Nebraska1010
38Scott WilliamsRB6'223424Georgia160
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Chuck Long112QBIowa
Garry James229RBLouisiana Statefrom BUF/SF
Joe Milinichik369TNorth Carolina Statefrom CLE
Devon Mitchell492DBIowa
Oscar Smith5119RBNicholls State
Allyn Griffin8205WRWyoming
Lyle Pickens9231DBColorado
Tracy Johnson10258LBMorningside
Leland Melvin11290WRRichmond
Allan Durden12317DBArizona
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals34827190
Opponents Totals6310062101
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals29:42287100156318522238.371450.084658
Opponents Totals30:18298134148168821341.35862.599781
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Eddie Murray0313296.9182572.0085
James Jones90000054
Jeff Chadwick50000030
Leonard Thompson50000030
Jimmie Giles30000018
Garry James30000018
Carl Bland20000012
Scott Williams20000012
Herman Hunter1000006
David Lewis1000006
Pete Mandley1000006
Team Totals32313296.9182572.00277
Opponents Totals363636100.0243568.61326
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Eddie Murray182572.02/21/27/86/82/5
Team Totals182572.02/21/27/86/82/5
Opponents Totals243568.61/114/147/82/90/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
James Jones2529033.6398
Garry James1596884.360t3
Alvin Moore19733.8180
Eric Hipple16462.9130
Joe Ferguson5255.0140
Herman Hunter3227.3180
Scott Williams13221.752
Chuck Long200.000
Mike Black1-8-8.0-80
Team Totals47017713.860t13
Opponents Totals51923494.555t15
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Eric Hipple30519263.010219196.310.04693.0113.621153176675.6
Chuck Long402152.5172476.211.834t25.025.086917867.4
Joe Ferguson1557347.1759416.112.97374.574.51010184062.9
Team Totals50028657.219431076.210.973183.6204.039323278471.0
Opponents Totals46827959.616730906.611.181t143.0224.741290280069.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
James Jones543346.2211
Jeff Chadwick5399518.8735
Carl Bland4451111.6342
Garry James342196.4260
Leonard Thompson2532012.838t5
Herman Hunter252188.718t1
Jimmie Giles1919810.4303
David Lewis10888.8161
Alvin Moore8475.980
Pete Mandley710615.1510
Rob Rubick56212.4270
Scott Williams294.560
Team Totals286310710.97318
Opponents Totals279309011.181t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Devon Mitchell5418.2170
Duane Galloway45814.5360
Bruce McNorton4102.5100
James Griffin23417.0210
Demetrious Johnson2189.0180
Jimmy Williams2126.0110
John Bostic188.080
Keith Ferguson177.070
Eric Williams122.020
Team Totals221908.6360
Opponents Totals2031115.680t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Mike Black46181939.5571511250146931.3
Jim Arnold36153342.660147267118632.1
Eddie Murray13737.03701001717.0
Team Totals85338939.96021018517267231.4
Opponents Totals68283641.7580516420231633.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Mandley4394209.881t1
Team Totals4394209.881t1
Opponents Totals391451713.384t2
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Herman Hunter49100720.6540
Carl Bland611419.0240
Oscar Smith58116.2300
Bill Graham37224.0270
Pete Mandley23718.5370
Donnie Elder11010.0100
Leon Evans100.000
Team Totals67132119.7540
Opponents Totals56109619.6360
SACKSNOYDS
Keith Ferguson9.5
Mike Cofer7.5
William Gay6.5
Eric Williams4.0
Curtis Green3.5
James Griffin2.0
Angelo King2.0
Vernon Maxwell2.0
Jimmy Williams2.0
James Harrell0.5
Shelton Robinson0.5
(Team)1.0
Team Totals41.0290.0
Opponents Totals39.0323.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Scott Barrows0010100
Mike Black110100
Carl Bland120280
Jeff Chadwick100000
Mike Cofer0003300
Joe Ferguson320200
Keith Ferguson101100
Duane Galloway0001100
William Gay0001100
James Harrell0002200
Eric Hipple7202-10
Herman Hunter110100
Garry James310100
Demetrious Johnson0002220
James Jones620200
Chuck Long100000
Pete Mandley310100
Vernon Maxwell0004400
Bruce McNorton0002200
Alvin Moore2011-110
Eric Williams0001100
Jimmy Williams0001100
Team Totals3017131932-20
Opponents Totals36191416302
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