1985 New England Patriots 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
11-5-0 3-1 6460 3612 2848 52 354 5951 3840 2111 65 357
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The New England Patriots' twenty-sixth season was in 1985, playing their home games at Sullivan Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Raymond Berry to lead the team. Berry previously was the interim head coach of the New England Patriots and had twelve years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 3-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Chicago Bears 46-10.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Green Bay Packers 26-20
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 7-20
Week 3 @ Buffalo Bills 17-14
Week 4 Los Angeles Raiders 20-35
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 20-24
Week 6 Buffalo Bills 14-3
Week 7 New York Jets 20-13
Week 8 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32-14
Week 9 Miami Dolphins 17-13
Week 10 Indianapolis Colts 34-15
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 20-13
Week 12 @ New York Jets 13-16
Week 13 @ Indianapolis Colts 38-31
Week 14 Detroit Lions 23-6
Week 15 @ Miami Dolphins 27-30
Week 16 Cincinnati Bengals 34-23


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New York Jets 26-14
Divisional Round @ Los Angeles Raiders 27-20
Conference Championship @ Miami Dolphins 31-14
Super Bowl vs. Chicago Bears 10-46

1985 New England Patriots Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Raymond Berry Assistant Head Coach: Rod Humenuik Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Quarterbacks Coach: Les Steckel, John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel, Harold Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Tight Ends Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Backfield Coach: Bobby Grier Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Don Shinnick Defensive Backfield Coach: Jim Carr Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dean Brittenham Pro Scout: John Brunner