1985 San Diego Chargers season

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1985 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Don Coryell
(8th season)
General manager Johnny Sanders
(Since 1976)
Owner Alex Spanos
(Since 1984)
Home field Jack Murphy Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers
AP All-Pros

The 1985 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 7–9 record in 1984. For the third time in five years, the Chargers led the league in scoring. It was Don Coryell's final full season as the teams head coach, as he would resign halfway through the following season after a 1-7 start.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 8, 1985 at Buffalo Bills W 14–9
67,597
2 September 15, 1985 Seattle Seahawks L 49–35
54,420
3 September 22, 1985 at Cincinnati Bengals W 44–41
52,270
4 September 29, 1985 Cleveland Browns L 21–7
52,107
5 October 6, 1985 at Seattle Seahawks L 26–21
61,300
6 October 13, 1985 Kansas City Chiefs W 31–20
50,067
7 October 20, 1985 at Minnesota Vikings L 21–17
61,670
8 October 28, 1985 at Los Angeles Raiders L 34–21
69,297
9 November 3, 1985 Denver Broncos W 30–10
57,312
10 November 10, 1985 Los Angeles Raiders W 40–34
58,566
11 November 17, 1985 at Denver Broncos L 30–24
74,376
12 November 24, 1985 at Houston Oilers L 37–35
34,336
13 December 1, 1985 Buffalo Bills W 40–7
45,487
14 December 8, 1985 Pittsburgh Steelers W 54–44
52,098
15 December 15, 1985 Philadelphia Eagles W 20–14
45,569
16 December 22, 1985 at Kansas City Chiefs L 38–34
18,178

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Chargers 7 7 0 0 14
Bills 3 6 0 0 9
  • Date: September 8
  • Location: Rich Stadium
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 67,597
  • Game weather: 76°F; wind 11

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Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Raiders(1) 12 4 0 .750 5–3 9–3 354 308 W6
Denver Broncos 11 5 0 .688 5–3 8–4 380 329 W2
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–6 349 303 L2
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 3–5 7–7 467 435 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 6 10 0 .375 3–5 4–8 317 360 W1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1985 NFL Pro Bowlers". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 
  2. ^ "1985 NFL All-Pros". Pro-Football-Reference.com. 
  3. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-May-03.