1985 Detroit Lions schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
7-9-0 0-0 4476 2938 1538 41 259 5591 2906 2685 36 359
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The Detroit Lions' fifty-sixth season was in 1985, playing their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. During the offseason they hired Darryl Rogers to lead the team. Rogers had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1985 season. They finished the season 7-9-0, 6-2-0 at home and 1-7-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Atlanta Falcons 28-27
Week 2 Dallas Cowboys 26-21
Week 3 @ Indianapolis Colts 6-14
Week 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-9
Week 5 @ Green Bay Packers 10-43
Week 6 @ Washington Redskins 3-24
Week 7 San Francisco 49ers 23-21
Week 8 Miami Dolphins 31-21
Week 9 @ Minnesota Vikings 13-16
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 3-24
Week 11 Minnesota Vikings 41-21
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-19
Week 13 New York Jets 31-20
Week 14 @ New England Patriots 6-23
Week 15 Green Bay Packers 23-26
Week 16 Chicago Bears 17-37

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