1985 Denver Broncos season

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1985 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Dan Reeves
General manager John Beake
Owner Pat Bowlen
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 2nd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1984 1986 >

The 1985 Denver Broncos season was the team's 26th year in professional football and its 16th with the National Football League (NFL). Despite finishing with an impressive record of eleven wins and five losses, the Broncos failed to make the playoffs.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1985 Denver Broncos staff
Front office
  • President and Chief Executive Officer – Pat Bowlen
  • General Manager – John Beake
  • Coordinator of College Scouting – Reed Johnson

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller

[1]

Roster[edit]

1985 Denver Broncos 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]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 8 at Los Angeles Rams L 16–20 Anaheim Stadium 0–1
52,522
2 September 15 New Orleans Saints W 34–23 Mile High Stadium 1–1
74,488
3 September 22 at Atlanta Falcons W 44–28 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 2–1
37,903
4 September 29 Miami Dolphins L 26–30 Mile High Stadium 2–2
73,614
5 October 6 Houston Oilers W 31–20 Mile High Stadium 3–2
74,699
6 October 13 at Indianapolis Colts W 15–10 Hoosier Dome 4–2
60,128
7 October 20 Seattle Seahawks W 13–10 (OT) Mile High Stadium 5–2
74,899
8 October 27 at Kansas City Chiefs W 30–10 Arrowhead Stadium 6–2
68,246
9 November 3 at San Diego Chargers L 10–30 Jack Murphy Stadium 6–3
57,312
10 November 11 San Francisco 49ers W 17–16 Mile High Stadium 7–3
73,173
11 November 17 San Diego Chargers W 30–24 (OT) Mile High Stadium 8–3
74,376
12 November 24 at Los Angeles Raiders L 28–31 (OT) Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 8–4
63,181
13 December 1 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 31–23 Three Rivers Stadium 9–4
56,797
14 December 8 Los Angeles Raiders L 14–17 (OT) Mile High Stadium 9–5
75,042
15 December 14 Kansas City Chiefs W 14–13 Mile High Stadium 10–5
69,209
16 December 20 at Seattle Seahawks W 27–24 Kingdome 11–5
56,283

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Los Angeles Raiders(1) 12 4 0 .750 5–3 9–3 354 308
Denver Broncos 11 5 0 .688 5–3 8–4 380 329
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–6 349 303
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 3–5 7–7 467 435
Kansas City Chiefs 6 10 0 .375 3–5 4–8 317 360

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Denver Broncos Media Guide. p. 357. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 

External links[edit]