| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|12-4-0 ||1-1 ||6475 ||4586 ||1889 ||48 ||399 ||6406 ||3644 ||2762 ||44 ||352 |
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The Miami Dolphins' twentieth season was in 1985, and it was the sixteenth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. The Dolphins played their home games at Miami Orange Bowl. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC East, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New England Patriots 31-14. At the end of the season, Dwight Stephenson was awarded with the Man of the Year award.
1985 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Don Shula Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Bob Matheson Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Studley Special Teams Coach: Tom Keane Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert