1985 BC Lions season

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1985 BC Lions season
Head coach Don Matthews
Home field BC Place Stadium
Results
Record 13–3
Division place 1st, West
Playoff finish Won Grey Cup

The 1985 BC Lions finished in first place in the West Division with a 13–3 record and won the Grey Cup.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Rd Pick Player Position School

Preseason[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
BC Lions 16 13 3 0 481 297 26
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 12 4 0 500 259 24
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 6 0 432 373 20
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 5 11 0 320 462 10
Calgary Stampeders 16 3 13 0 256 429 6

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Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 6 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 42–8 Win 1–0
2 July 13 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 25–10 Win 2–0
3 July 21 at Calgary Stampeders 39–14 Win 3–0
4 July 27 vs. Montreal Concordes 28–15 Win 4–0
5 Aug 1 at Toronto Argonauts 43–18 Win 5–0
6 Bye 5–0
7 Aug 17 vs. Calgary Stampeders 35–32 Loss 5–1
8 Aug 24 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21–11 Win 6–1
9 Aug 30 at Ottawa Rough Riders 18–13 Win 7–1
10 Sept 6 vs. Toronto Argonauts 32–23 Win 8–1
11 Bye 8–1
12 Sept 20 at Montreal Concordes 31–20 Win 9–1
13 Sept 28 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 33–9 Win 10–1
14 Oct 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33–26 Loss 10–2
15 Oct 11 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31–10 Loss 10–3
16 Oct 20 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 42–18 Win 11–3
17 Oct 27 at Edmonton Eskimos 42–29 Win 12–3
18 Nov 1 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 17–10 Win 13–3

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Awards and records[edit]

1985 CFL All-Stars[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers  ?  ?  ?  ? 22
BC Lions  ?  ?  ?  ? 42

Grey Cup[edit]

Main article: 73rd Grey Cup
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
BC Lions 10 13 6 8 37
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 14 0 10 24

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First Quarter

BC – TD Armour 84 yard pass from Dewalt (Passaglia convert)
BC – FG Passaglia

Second Quarter

BC – FG Passaglia
HAM – TD Ingram 35 yard pass from Hobart (Ruoff convert)
HAM – TD Shepherd 00 yard pass from Hobart (Ruoff convert)
BC – TD Armour 59 yard pass from Dewalt (Passaglia convert)
BC – FG Passaglia

Third Quarter
BC – FG Passaglia
BC – FG Passaglia

Fourth Quarter

HAM – FG Ruoff
BC – Single Passaglia
BC – TD Sandusky 66 yard pass from Dewalt (Passaglia convert)
HAM – TD Stapler 35 yard pass from Hobart (Ruoff convert)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  2. ^ "BC Lions All-Time Canadian Football League (CFL) Records". Archived from the original on 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  3. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/more_player_awards_orook
  4. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/his_greycup_recap1985