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1986 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 3rd place American Football Conference Central Division 6-10-0 .375
Head Coach: Chuck Noll
Offensive Line-Tackles/Tight EndsRon Blackledge
Defensive CoordinatorTony Dungy
Conditioning and TrainingWalt Evans
Inside LinebackersDennis Fitzgerald
Offensive BacksDick Hoak
Outside LinebackersJed Hughes
Offensive Line-Guards/CenterHal Hunter
Defensive LineJon Kolb
Offensive CoordinatorTom Moore
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/9/1986HChicago Bears13-33LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium57001
Fri8/15/1986AWashington Redskins24-27LOTWashington, DCRFK Stadium52527
Fri8/22/1986ADallas Cowboys41-28WIrving, TXTexas Stadium54299
Sat8/30/1986ANew York Giants3-17LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium45441
Sun9/7/1986ASeattle Seahawks0-30LSeattle, WAKingdome61461
Mon9/15/1986HDenver Broncos10-21LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium57305
Sun9/21/1986AMinnesota Vikings7-31LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome56795
Sun9/28/1986AHouston Oilers22-16WOTHouston, TXAstrodome42001
Sun10/5/1986HCleveland Browns24-27LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium57327
Mon10/13/1986ACincinnati Bengals22-24LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium54283
Sun10/19/1986HNew England Patriots0-34LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium54473
Sun10/26/1986HCincinnati Bengals30-9WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium50815
Sun11/2/1986HGreen Bay Packers27-3WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium52831
Sun11/9/1986ABuffalo Bills12-16LOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium72000
Sun11/16/1986HHouston Oilers21-10WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium49724
Sun11/23/1986ACleveland Browns31-37LOTCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium76452
Sun11/30/1986AChicago Bears10-13LOTChicago, ILSoldier Field61425
Sun12/7/1986HDetroit Lions27-17WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium45042
Sat12/13/1986ANew York Jets45-24WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium58044
Sun12/21/1986HKansas City Chiefs19-24LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium47150
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
34Walter AbercrombieRB6'021027Baylor1614
1Gary AndersonK5'1118127Syracuse160
66Mark BehningROT6'629025Nebraska161
6Bubby BristerQB6'320524Tulane; Louisiana-Monroe22
88Jessie BrittWR6'419823North Carolina A&T State80
10Scott CampbellQB6'019524Purdue30
91Gregg CarrRILB6'122024Auburn160
33Harvey ClaytonRCB5'917525Florida State1512
56Robin ColeRILB6'222531New Mexico1616
67Gary DunnNT6'327033Miami (Florida)1616
42Dave EdwardsSS6'019524Illinois161
37Donnie ElderLCB-RCB5'917524Memphis90
24Rich ErenbergRB5'1020524Colgate161
92Keith GaryRDE6'326927Ferrum JC; Oklahoma160
86Preston GothardTE6'424224Alabama1616
96Anthony HentonROLB6'121823Troy160
53Bryan HinkleROLB6'122427Oregon1616
36David HughesRB6'022027Boise State50
62Tunch IlkinROT6'326729Indiana State1515
43Earnest JacksonFB5'922427Texas A&M1312
83Louis LippsWR5'1018824Southern Mississippi1312
50David LittleLILB6'124027Florida1616
54Terry LongROG5'1127227East Carolina1616
16Mark MaloneQB6'422028Arizona State1414
57Mike MerriweatherLOLB6'222126Pacific1616
64Edmund NelsonRDE6'327026Auburn1616
18Harry NewsomeP6'018623Wake Forest160
65Ray PinneyLOT6'427432Washington1615
34Frank PollardFB5'1022029Baylor33
60Randy RasmussenLOG6'125426Minnesota43
40Dan ReederRB5'1123525Boston College; Delaware110
79John RienstraLOG6'427323Temple44
63Pete RostoskyLOT6'426525Connecticut111
28Lupe SanchezRCB5'1019225UCLA114
45Chuck SandersFB6'122822Slippery Rock142
80Warren SeitzWR6'422324Missouri160
41Chris SheffieldLCB6'118523Albany State106
21Donnie ShellSS5'1119834South Carolina State1515
99Darryl SimsLDE-RDE6'327825Wisconsin160
82John StallworthWR6'220234Alabama A&M119
90Larry StationLB5'1122723Iowa60
26John SwainLCB6'119727Miami (Florida)1110
85Calvin SweeneyWR6'219231Riverside CC; UC Riverside; Southern California167
87Weegie ThompsonWR6'621325Florida State164
51Dan TurkC6'428124Drake; Wisconsin164
52Mike WebsterC6'226034Wisconsin1212
21Eric WilliamsFS6'119026North Carolina State1616
98Gerald WilliamsNT6'329323Auburn160
93Keith WillisLDE6'126327Northeastern1616
55Dennis WinstonLILB6'022831Arkansas160
73Craig WolfleyLOG6'126828Syracuse99
22Rick WoodsFS6'019527Boise State150
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
John Rienstra19GTemple
Gerald Williams236DEAuburn
Bubby Brister367QBLouisiana-Monroe
Bill Callahan494DBPittsburgh
Erroll Tucker5122DBUtah
Brent Jones5135TESanta Clarafrom LARI
Domingo Bryant6148DBTexas A&M
Rodney Carter7175RBPurdue
Cap Boso8207TEIllinois
Anthony Henton9234LBTroy
Warren Seitz10260WRMissouri
Larry Station11287LBIowa
Mike Williams12314LBTulsa
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals518390776
Opponents Totals6712954779
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals29:45292125140278623237.1111861.1104853
Opponents Totals30:1530397176308122835.571353.8109904
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Gary Anderson03232100.0213265.6095
Walter Abercrombie80000048
Earnest Jackson50000030
Mark Malone50000030
Weegie Thompson50000030
Rich Erenberg40000024
Louis Lipps30000018
Bubby Brister1000006
Preston Gothard1000006
Lupe Sanchez1000006
John Stallworth1000006
Calvin Sweeney1000006
Dave Edwards0000012
(Team)0020.00000
Team Totals35323494.1213265.61307
Opponents Totals39363894.7223956.40336
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Gary Anderson213265.60/16/76/79/140/3
Team Totals213265.60/16/76/79/140/3
Opponents Totals223956.42/26/107/117/130/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Earnest Jackson2169104.2315
Walter Abercrombie2148774.138t6
Rich Erenberg421704.0171
Mark Malone311073.5455
Frank Pollard24863.6120
David Hughes14322.380
Dan Reeder6203.360
Chuck Sanders4123.0130
Bubby Brister6101.791
Warren Seitz320.720
Louis Lipps4-3-0.880
Team Totals56422233.94518
Opponents Totals47118724.061t10
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Mark Malone42521650.819124445.811.348153.5184.21397234762.5
Bubby Brister602135.0372914.913.95800.023.365723437.6
Harry Newsome2150.01126.012.012t150.000.00012108.3
Scott Campbell400.0400.000.000.015-539.6
Team Totals49123848.523327475.611.558163.3204.120159258859.7
Opponents Totals53631158.020536696.811.855t224.1203.743289338077.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Walter Abercrombie473958.4272
Louis Lipps3859015.5483
John Stallworth3446613.740t1
Rich Erenberg272178.0193
Calvin Sweeney2133716.0581
Preston Gothard2124611.7341
Weegie Thompson1719111.2205
Earnest Jackson171699.9280
David Hughes10989.8220
Chuck Sanders2199.5100
Frank Pollard2157.5100
Dan Reeder242.030
Team Totals238274711.55816
Opponents Totals311366911.855t22
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Lupe Sanchez37123.767t1
Eric Williams34414.7250
Donnie Shell3299.7170
Rick Woods3268.7230
Harvey Clayton3186.0140
Bryan Hinkle372.360
Mike Merriweather2147.0110
John Swain099L0
Team Totals2021810.967t1
Opponents Totals2024412.237t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Harry Newsome86344740.16431118364286332.2
Team Totals89344738.76431118364286332.2
Opponents Totals82319439.0690717310274433.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Rick Woods33122948.9410
Louis Lipps31165.3100
Team Totals36133108.6410
Opponents Totals341436410.7440
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lupe Sanchez2559123.6640
Donnie Elder2142520.2360
Chuck Sanders814818.5290
Dan Reeder45213.0170
Warren Seitz22512.5140
David Hughes2168.0160
Mike Merriweather12727.0270
Rick Woods11717.0170
Pete Rostosky133.030
Calvin Sweeney100.000
Team Totals66130419.8640
Opponents Totals56136224.3100t3
SACKSNOYDS
Keith Willis12.0
Keith Gary6.5
Mike Merriweather6.0
Edmund Nelson5.0
Bryan Hinkle4.5
Gerald Williams3.5
Gary Dunn2.5
Darryl Sims1.0
Robin Cole0.5
David Little0.5
(Team)1.0
Team Totals43.0289.0
Opponents Totals20.0159.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Walter Abercrombie400000
Bubby Brister100000
Robin Cole0002200
Gary Dunn0001100
Donnie Elder101100
Rich Erenberg110100
Anthony Henton0001100
Bryan Hinkle0001100
David Hughes310100
Earnest Jackson310100
Louis Lipps210100
Terry Long0010100
Mark Malone7101-80
Mike Merriweather00022180
Edmund Nelson0002200
Frank Pollard100000
Lupe Sanchez210100
Warren Seitz0010100
Darryl Sims0001120
Eric Williams0001100
Dennis Winston0001100
Craig Wolfley0010100
Rick Woods200000
Team Totals271891322120
Opponents Totals31131616320
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