1986 Minnesota Vikings season
Head Coach Jerry Burns
General Manager Mike Lynn
Home Field Metrodome
Results
Record 9–7
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1985 1987

1986 was the 26th year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 67th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a record of nine wins and seven losses.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1986 Minnesota Vikings final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Tom Batta


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Roster[edit | edit source]

1986 Minnesota Vikings final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers


Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 7 Detroit Lions L 13-10
54,851
2 September 14 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23-10
34,579
3 September 21 Pittsburgh Steelers W 31-7
56,795
4 September 28 Green Bay Packers W 42-7
60,478
5 October 5 at Chicago Bears L 23-0
63,921
6 October 12 at San Francisco 49ers W 27-24 (OT)
58,637
7 October 19 Chicago Bears W 23-7
62,851
8 October 26 Cleveland Browns L 23-20
59,133
9 November 2 at Washington Redskins L 44-38 (OT)
51,928
10 November 9 at Detroit Lions W 24-10
53,725
11 November 16 New York Giants L 22-20
62,003
12 November 23 at Cincinnati Bengals L 24-20
53,003
13 November 30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 45-13
56,235
14 December 7 at Green Bay Packers W 32-6
47,637
15 December 14 at Houston Oilers L 23-10
32,738
16 December 21 New Orleans Saints W 33-17
51,209

Standings[edit | edit source]

Template:1986 NFC Central standings

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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