Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions 37 to 17

Sunday, December 22, 1985, Week 16

The Chicago Bears played the Detroit Lions in Pontiac on Sunday, December 22, 1985, Week 16 of the 1985 season. The Bears won by a score of 37-17. The Bears swept the Lions for the 1985 season. With this game, the Lions finished the season 6-2-0 at home, while the Bears finished 7-1-0 on the road for the 1985 season.

The Bears finished the season with a record of 15-1-0, the best record in the league for the 1985 season. The Lions finished the regular season with a record of 7-9-0.


Chicago Bears offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
382 221 161 4 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Ditka Offensive Coordinator: Ed Hughes Defensive Coordinator: Buddy Ryan Wide Receivers Coach: Ted Plumb Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel Tight Ends Coach: Steve Kazor Offensive Backfield Coach: Johnny Roland Defensive Line Coach: Dale Haupt Defensive Backs Coach: Jim LaRue Defensive Assistant Coach: Jeff Fisher, Steve Kazor Special Teams Coach: Steve Kazor General Manager: Jerry Vainisi Research and Quality Control: Jim Dooley


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
326 253 73 7 22

Coaches

Head Coach: Darryl Rogers Offensive Coordinator: Bob Baker Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes Wide Receivers Coach: Paul Lanham Offensive Line Coach: Bill Muir Running Backs Coach: Ivy Williams Tight Ends Coach: Don Doll Defensive Line Coach: Rex Norris Linebackers Coach: Mike Murphy Defensive Backs Coach: Willie Shaw Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Carl Battershell Strength and Conditioning Coach: Don Clemons General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb Assistant Trainer: Joe Recknagel