1985 New Orleans Saints 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
5-11-0 0-0 4479 2796 1683 36 250 5815 3653 2162 37 335
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The New Orleans Saints' nineteenth season was in 1985, and it was the fifth season Bum Phillips served as the head coach of the team. The Saints played their home games at Louisiana Superdome. He resigned from the Saints on Tuesday, November 26, 1985. They finished the season 5-11-0, 3-5-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Kansas City Chiefs 27-47
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 23-34
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-13
Week 4 @ San Francisco 49ers 20-17
Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles 23-21
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 13-23
Week 7 @ Atlanta Falcons 24-31
Week 8 New York Giants 13-21
Week 9 @ Los Angeles Rams 10-28
Week 10 Seattle Seahawks 3-27
Week 11 @ Green Bay Packers 14-38
Week 12 @ Minnesota Vikings 30-23
Week 13 Los Angeles Rams 29-3
Week 14 @ St. Louis Cardinals 16-28
Week 15 San Francisco 49ers 19-31
Week 16 Atlanta Falcons 10-16

1985 New Orleans Saints Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bum Phillips Interim Head Coach: Wade Phillips Offensive Coordinator: King Hill Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Interim Defensive Coordinator: John-Paul Young Wide Receivers Coach: Harold Richardson Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Tight Ends Coach: Andy Everest Offensive Backfield Coach: John Levra Defensive Line Coach: Willie Zapalac Linebackers Coach: John-Paul Young Defensive Backfield Coach: Mark Hatley Special Teams Coach: John-Paul Young Quality Control Coach: Joe Spencer Strength Coach: Russell Paternostro Part Time Strength and Conditioning Coach: Glenn Mayeaux Part-Time Strength and Conditioning Coach: Glenn Mayeaux Owner: Tom Benson