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1985 Cincinnati Bengals season

1985 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head coach Sam Wyche
Owner Paul Brown
Home field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 7–9–0
Division place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1984      1986 >

The 1985 Cincinnati Bengals season was their 16th in the league.

Offseason

NFL Draft

1985 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 13 13 Eddie Brown Wide Receiver Miami (FL)
1 25 25 Emanuel King Linebacker Alabama
2 15 43 Carl Zander Linebacker Tennessee
3 14 70 Sean Thomas Defensive Back TCU
4 13 97 Anthony Tuggle Defensive Back Nicholls State
5 15 127 Tony Degrate Defensive Tackle Texas
5 17 129 Lee Davis Defensive Back Mississippi
6 8 148 Eric Stokes Offensive Tackle Northeastern
6 14 154 Keith Lester Tight End Murray State
7 4 172 Kim Locklin Running Back New Mexico State
7 13 181 Joe Walter Offensive Tackle Texas Tech
8 15 211 Dave Strobel Linebacker Iowa
9 14 238 Keith Cruise Defensive End Northwestern
10 13 265 Bernard King Linebacker Syracuse
11 16 296 Harold Stanfield Tight End Mississippi College
12 14 322 Louis Garza Offensive Tackle New Mexico State

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 8, 1985 Seattle Seahawks L 28–24
51,625
2 September 15, 1985 at St. Louis Cardinals L 41–27
46,321
3 September 22, 1985 San Diego Chargers L 44–41
52,270
4 September 30, 1985 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 37–24
59,541
5 October 6, 1985 New York Jets L 29–20
51,785
6 October 13, 1985 New York Giants W 35–30
53,112
7 October 20, 1985 at Houston Oilers L 44–27
35,590
8 October 27, 1985 Pittsburgh Steelers W 26–21
55,421
9 November 3, 1985 at Buffalo Bills W 23–17
25,640
10 November 10, 1985 Cleveland Browns W 27–10
57,293
11 November 17, 1985 at Los Angeles Raiders L 13–6
52,501
12 November 24, 1985 at Cleveland Browns L 24–6
74,439
13 December 1, 1985 Houston Oilers W 45–27
46,140
14 December 8, 1985 Dallas Cowboys W 50–24
56,936
15 December 15, 1985 at Washington Redskins L 27–24
50,544
16 December 22, 1985 at New England Patriots L 34–23
57,953

Game summaries

Week 6

1 234Total
Giants 0 31710 30
• Bengals 14 777 35
  • Date: October 13
  • Location: Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 72°F, wind 11 mph

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Standings

Team Leaders

Passing

Player Att Comp Yds TD INT Rating
Boomer Esiason 431 251 3443 27 12 92.3

Rushing

Player Att Yds YPC Long TD
James Brooks 192 929 4.8 39 7
Larry Kinnebrew 170 714 4.2 29 9

Receiving

Player Rec Yds Avg Long TD
Cris Collinsworth 65 1125 17.3 71 5
James Brooks 55 576 10.3 57 5
Eddie Brown 53 942 17.8 68 8

Defensive

Player Tackles Sacks INTs FF FR
Tim Krumrie 96 3.5 0 1 2
Ross Browner 63 9 0 0 2
James Griffin 55 1 7 2 1

Kicking/Punting

Player FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Points
Jim Breech 33 24 72.7% 50 48 96.0 120
Player Punts Yards Long Blkd Avg.
Pat McInally 57 2410 64 1 42.3

Special Teams

Player KR KRYards KRAvg KRLong KRTD PR PRYards PRAvg PRLong PRTD
Mike Martin 48 1104 23.0 45 0 32 268 8.4 26 0

Awards and Honors

  • Anthony Muñoz, AFC Pro Bowl Selection

Milestones

References

  • 1985 Cincinnati Bengals
  • Bengals History - 1985 Cincinnati Bengals
  • Bengals on Pro Football Reference
  • Bengals Schedule on jt-sw.com
  • Bengals History on Official Site

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