1986 Seattle Seahawks Season
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1986 Seattle Seahawks Season


1986 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coachChuck Knox
General managerMike McCormack
Home fieldKingdome
Results
Record10-6
Division placeT-2nd AFC West
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersRB Curt Warner
WR Steve Largent
DE Jacob Green
LB Fredd Young
KR/PR Bobby Joe Edmonds
AP All-ProsRB Curt Warner (2nd team)
KR/PR Bobby Joe Edmonds (1st team)

The 1986 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 11th season with the National Football League.

Despite posting a 10-6 record the Seahawks would miss the playoffs after having a dominant 5 game win streak to close out the season.

Seahawks safety Kenny Easley playing against the Washington Redskins in Week 4.

1986 NFL Draft

1986 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/15 John L. Williams Running Back Florida
3/68 Patrick Hunter Defensive Back Nevada-Reno
5/126 Bobby Joe Edmonds Running Back Arkansas
6/153 Eddie Anderson Defensive Back Fort Valley State
7/181 Paul Miles Running Back Nebraska
8/211 Alonzo Mitz Defensive End Florida
9/237 Mike Black Offensive Tackle Sacramento State
10/264 Don Fairbanks Defensive End Colorado
11/291 David Norrie Quarterback UCLA
12/321 John McVeigh Linebacker Miami (FL)

Personnel

Staff

Final roster

[1]

  • Starters in bold.
  • (*) Denotes players that were selected for the 1987 Pro Bowl.

Schedule

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 8 Indianapolis Colts W 21-14 1-0 Kingdome Recap
2 August 15 at Detroit Lions L 27-30 OT 1-1 Silverdome Recap
3 August 22 Minnesota Vikings W 27-17 2-1 Kingdome Recap
4 August 29 at San Francisco 49ers L 10-21 2-2 Candlestick Park Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides[2][3]

Regular season

Divisional matchups have the AFC West playing the NFC East.

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 7 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30-0 1-0 Kingdome Recap
2 September 14 Kansas City Chiefs W 23-17 2-0 Kingdome Recap
3 September 21 at New England Patriots W 38-31 3-0 Sullivan Stadium Recap
4 September 28 at Washington Redskins L 14-19 3-1 RFK Stadium Recap
5 October 6 San Diego Chargers W 33-7 4-1 Kingdome Recap
6 October 12 at Los Angeles Raiders L 10-14 4-2 Memorial Coliseum Recap
7 October 19 New York Giants W 17-12 5-2 Kingdome Recap
8 October 26 at Denver Broncos L 13-20 5-3 Mile High Stadium Recap
9 November 2 New York Jets L 7-38 5-4 Kingdome Recap
10 November 9 at Kansas City Chiefs L 7-27 5-5 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
11 November 16 at Cincinnati Bengals L 7-34 5-6 Riverfront Stadium Recap
12 November 23 Philadelphia Eagles W 24-20 6-6 Kingdome Recap
13 November 27 at Dallas Cowboys W 31-14 7-6 Texas Stadium Recap
14 December 8 Los Angeles Raiders W 37-0 8-6 Kingdome Recap
15 December 14 at San Diego Chargers W 34-24 9-6 Jack Murphy Stadium Recap
16 December 20 Denver Broncos W 41-16 10-6 Kingdome Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1986 NFL season results[4]

Standings

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Denver Broncos(2) 11 5 0 .688 5-3 8-4 378 327 L1
Kansas City Chiefs(5) 10 6 0 .625 5-3 9-5 358 326 W3
Seattle Seahawks 10 6 0 .625 5-3 7-5 366 293 W5
Los Angeles Raiders 8 8 0 .500 4-4 7-5 323 346 L4
San Diego Chargers 4 12 0 .250 1-7 4-8 335 396 L2

Game Summaries

Even though the Seahawks did not qualify for the playoffs, their most memorable moment during the season was Steve Largent breaking Harold Carmichael's NFL record for consecutive games with at least one reception in a 33-7 victory on Monday Night Football against the Chargers.

Preseason

Week P1: vs. Indianapolis Colts

Week P2: at Detroit Lions

Week P3: vs. Minnesota Vikings

Week P4: at San Francisco 49ers

Regular Season

Week 1: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 2: vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Week 3: at New England Patriots

Week 4: at Washington Redskins

Week 5: vs. San Diego Chargers

Week 6: at Los Angeles Raiders

Week 7: vs. New York Giants

Week 8: at Denver Broncos

Week 9: vs. New York Jets

Week 10: at Kansas City Chiefs

Week 11: at Cincinnati Bengals

Week 12: vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week 13: at Dallas Cowboys

Week 14: vs. Los Angeles Raiders

Week 15: at San Diego Chargers

Week 16: vs. Denver Broncos

References

  1. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com
  2. ^ 1986 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  3. ^ 1987 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ 1986 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.

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