1986 Cleveland Browns Schedule & Results

1986 Cleveland Browns schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1986 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sat 1/3 12345F/OT
NY Jets (10-6) 7337020
Cleveland (12-4) 73010323
Pass
K. O'Brien (NYJ), 19-11-134, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 64-33-489, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
F. McNeil (NYJ), 25-71, 1 TD
K. Mack (CLE), 20-63, 1 TD
Rec
A. Toon (NYJ), 5-93
O. Newsome (CLE), 6-114
1986 AFC Championship Game
Sun 1/11 12345F/OT
Denver (11-5) 01037323
Cleveland (12-4) 73010020
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 38-22-244, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 32-18-259, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
S. Winder (DEN), 26-83
K. Mack (CLE), 26-94
Rec
V. Johnson (DEN), 3-25
H. Fontenot (CLE), 7-66, 1 TD

Regular Season

Sun 9/7 1234FINAL
Cleveland (0-1) 7771031
Chicago (1-0) 21371041
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 40-23-289, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. McMahon (CHI), 20-10-135, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
K. Mack (CLE), 10-50, 2 TD
W. Payton (CHI), 22-113, 1 TD
Rec
E. Byner (CLE), 6-94
M. Suhey (CHI), 6-85
Sun 9/14 1234FINAL
Cleveland (1-1) 0361423
Houston (1-1) 7001320
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 26-11-180, 0 INT, 1 TD
W. Moon (HOU), 31-22-264, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Byner (CLE), 21-56, 1 TD
M. Rozier (HOU), 20-69
Rec
R. Langhorne (CLE), 3-115, 1 TD
B. Woolfolk (HOU), 6-60, 1 TD
Thu 9/18 1234FINAL
Cincinnati (2-1) 31071030
Cleveland (1-2) 733013
Pass
B. Esiason (CIN), 21-12-152, 1 INT, 0 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 40-28-293, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Brooks (CIN), 14-118
C. Dickey (CLE), 15-67
Rec
J. Brooks (CIN), 3-40
E. Byner (CLE), 10-77
Sun 9/28 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-3) 0701421
Cleveland (2-2) 0771024
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 48-33-251, 0 INT, 3 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 27-17-139, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 23-68
E. Byner (CLE), 12-69
Rec
J. Jones (DET), 12-85, 1 TD
E. Byner (CLE), 6-38
Sun 10/5 1234FINAL
Cleveland (3-2) 1073727
Pittsburgh (1-4) 0147324
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 23-14-186, 0 INT, 1 TD
M. Malone (PIT), 23-15-143, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
E. Byner (CLE), 17-79, 1 TD
E. Jackson (PIT), 14-83
Rec
E. Byner (CLE), 5-29
D. Hughes (PIT), 5-40
Sun 10/12 1234FINAL
Kansas City (3-3) 07007
Cleveland (4-2) 0710320
Pass
T. Blackledge (KC), 26-11-109, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 35-22-287, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (KC), 9-20
E. Byner (CLE), 19-35
Rec
J. Smith (KC), 3-23
E. Byner (CLE), 5-51, 1 TD
Sun 10/19 1234FINAL
Green Bay (1-6) 0314017
Cleveland (4-3) 770014
Pass
R. Wright (GB), 27-21-277, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 36-28-222, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
K. Davis (GB), 10-65
K. Mack (CLE), 16-41
Rec
P. Epps (GB), 5-88, 1 TD
K. Mack (CLE), 8-68
Sun 10/26 1234FINAL
Cleveland (5-3) 3071323
Minnesota (5-3) 3143020
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 18-9-101, 1 INT, 0 TD
T. Kramer (MIN), 35-18-261, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Dickey (CLE), 19-106, 1 TD
D. Nelson (MIN), 22-118, 1 TD
Rec
W. Slaughter (CLE), 3-29
A. Rice (MIN), 4-71
Sun 11/2 1234FINAL
Cleveland (6-3) 14010024
Indianapolis (0-9) 03069
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 25-15-238, 0 INT, 3 TD
J. Trudeau (IND), 42-20-208, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
K. Mack (CLE), 17-39
O. Gill (IND), 13-59
Rec
B. Brennan (CLE), 3-42, 1 TD
M. Bouza (IND), 5-44, 1 TD
Mon 11/10 1234FINAL
Miami (4-6) 0100616
Cleveland (7-3) 6107326
Pass
D. Marino (MIA), 39-22-295, 1 INT, 2 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 50-32-401, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Davenport (MIA), 7-33
C. Dickey (CLE), 15-92, 1 TD
Rec
M. Clayton (MIA), 6-99, 1 TD
O. Newsome (CLE), 7-94
Sun 11/16 1234FINAL
Cleveland (7-4) 077014
LA Raiders (7-4) 10701027
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 34-15-188, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Plunkett (LAR), 26-14-220, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Dickey (CLE), 10-39
M. Allen (LAR), 13-56
Rec
B. Brennan (CLE), 5-74
T. Christensen (LAR), 6-52, 1 TD
Sun 11/23 12345F/OT
Pittsburgh (4-8) 77710031
Cleveland (8-4) 02173637
Pass
M. Malone (PIT), 28-17-197, 1 INT, 0 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 46-28-414, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Abercrombie (PIT), 15-86, 2 TD
K. Mack (CLE), 24-106, 1 TD
Rec
W. Abercrombie (PIT), 4-26
W. Slaughter (CLE), 6-134, 1 TD
Sun 11/30 12345F/OT
Houston (3-10) 0037010
Cleveland (9-4) 00010313
Pass
O. Luck (HOU), 15-12-112, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 41-16-172, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Wallace (HOU), 10-74
K. Mack (CLE), 28-121
Rec
R. Wallace (HOU), 5-48, 1 TD
B. Brennan (CLE), 7-76, 1 TD
Sun 12/7 1234FINAL
Cleveland (10-4) 777021
Buffalo (4-10) 037717
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 33-18-240, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Kelly (BUF), 39-20-315, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Dickey (CLE), 13-65
R. Riddick (BUF), 14-54
Rec
B. Brennan (CLE), 4-66, 1 TD
P. Metzelaars (BUF), 4-54
Sun 12/14 1234FINAL
Cleveland (11-4) 14314334
Cincinnati (9-6) 30003
Pass
B. Kosar (CLE), 29-13-246, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Esiason (CIN), 31-14-151, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
K. Mack (CLE), 23-93, 2 TD
S. Wilson (CIN), 10-60
Rec
B. Brennan (CLE), 3-33
J. Brooks (CIN), 7-75
Sun 12/21 1234FINAL
San Diego (4-12) 0107017
Cleveland (12-4) 713171047
Pass
D. Fouts (SD), 27-15-236, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Kosar (CLE), 28-21-258, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
T. Spencer (SD), 5-22
M. Everett (CLE), 10-38
Rec
W. Chandler (SD), 6-113, 1 TD
B. Brennan (CLE), 7-176, 1 TD

Preseason

Saturday, August 9, 1986 FINAL
Buffalo (0-1) 17
Cleveland (1-0) 19
Friday, August 15, 1986 FINAL
Cleveland (2-0) 17
Miami (0-2) 10
Saturday, August 23, 1986 FINAL
Cleveland (3-0) 27
Atlanta (2-1) 21
Thursday, August 28, 1986 FINAL
Cleveland (4-0) 25
LA Raiders (2-2) 22

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