1985 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1985 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coach Jim Hanifan
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Busch Stadium
Results
Record 5–11
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1984 1986 >

The 1985 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 66th season the team was in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 9–7, winning only five games.[1] This was the third straight season in which the team did not reach the playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 8, 1985 at Cleveland Browns W 27–24
62,107
2 September 15, 1985 Cincinnati Bengals W 41–27
46,321
3 September 22, 1985 at New York Giants L 27–17
74,987
4 September 29, 1985 Green Bay Packers W 43–28
48,598
5 October 7, 1985 Washington Redskins L 27–10
53,134
6 October 13, 1985 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30–7
48,186
7 October 20, 1985 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–10
56,478
8 October 27, 1985 Houston Oilers L 20–10
43,190
9 November 4, 1985 Dallas Cowboys W 21–10
49,347
10 November 10, 1985 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 16–0
34,736
11 November 17, 1985 Philadelphia Eagles L 24–14
39,032
12 November 24, 1985 New York Giants L 34–3
41,248
13 November 28, 1985 at Dallas Cowboys L 35–17
54,125
14 December 8, 1985 New Orleans Saints W 28–16
29,527
15 December 15, 1985 at Los Angeles Rams L 46–14
52,052
16 December 21, 1985 Washington Redskins L 27–16
28,090

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Dallas Cowboys(3) 10 6 0 .625 6–2 7–5 357 333
New York Giants(4) 10 6 0 .625 5–3 8–4 399 283
Washington Redskins 10 6 0 .625 4–4 6–6 297 312
Philadelphia Eagles 7 9 0 .438 4–4 6–8 286 310
St. Louis Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 1–7 3–9 278 414

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