1985 Minnesota Vikings 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 5151 3635 1516 47 317 5464 3241 2223 44 324
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The Minnesota Vikings' twenty-fifth season was in 1985, playing their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. During the offseason they hired Bud Grant to lead the team. Grant brought seventeen years of experience as a head coach. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 28-21
Week 2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-16
Week 3 Chicago Bears 24-33
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 27-20
Week 5 @ Los Angeles Rams 10-13
Week 6 @ Green Bay Packers 17-20
Week 7 San Diego Chargers 21-17
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 9-27
Week 9 Detroit Lions 16-13
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 17-27
Week 11 @ Detroit Lions 21-41
Week 12 New Orleans Saints 23-30
Week 13 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-23
Week 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26-7
Week 15 @ Atlanta Falcons 13-14
Week 16 Philadelphia Eagles 35-37

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Rehbein Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Running Backs Coach: Marc Trestman Offensive Backfield Coach: Marc Trestman Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Pete Carroll Defensive Assistant Coach: Tom Batta Special Teams Coach: Tom Batta Kicking Coach: Tom Batta