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1985 Denver Broncos season
Head Coach Dan Reeves
General Manager John Beake
Home Field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Place 2nd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1984 1986

The 1985 Denver Broncos season was the team's 26th year in professional football and its 16th with the National Football League. Despite finishing with an impressive record of eleven wins and five losses, the Broncos failed to make the playoffs.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1985 Denver Broncos staff
Front office
  • President and Chief Executive Officer – Pat Bowlen
  • General Manager – John Beake
  • Coordinator of College Scouting – Reed Johnson

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers – Mike Shanahan
  • Running Backs – Nick Nicolau
  • Tight Ends/Assistant Offensive Line – Doc Urich
  • Head Offensive Line – Alex Gibbs
  • Special Assistant – Marvin Bass
Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller

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RosterEdit

1985 Denver Broncos roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs


Wide receivers


Tight ends


Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 8 at Los Angeles Rams L 16–20 Anaheim Stadium 0–1
52,522
2 September 15 New Orleans Saints W 34–23 Mile High Stadium 1–1
74,488
3 September 22 at Atlanta Falcons W 44–28 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 2–1
37,903
4 September 29 Miami Dolphins L 26–30 Mile High Stadium 2–2
73,614
5 October 6 Houston Oilers W 31–20 Mile High Stadium 3–2
74,699
6 October 13 at Indianapolis Colts W 15–10 Hoosier Dome 4–2
60,128
7 October 20 Seattle Seahawks W 13–10 (OT) Mile High Stadium 5–2
74,899
8 October 27 at Kansas City Chiefs W 30–10 Arrowhead Stadium 6–2
68,246
9 November 3 at San Diego Chargers L 10–30 Jack Murphy Stadium 6–3
57,312
10 November 11 San Francisco 49ers W 17–16 Mile High Stadium 7–3
73,173
11 November 17 San Diego Chargers W 30–24 (OT) Mile High Stadium 8–3
74,376
12 November 24 at Los Angeles Raiders L 28–31 (OT) Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 8–4
63,181
13 December 1 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 31–23 Three Rivers Stadium 9–4
56,797
14 December 8 Los Angeles Raiders L 14–17 (OT) Mile High Stadium 9–5
75,042
15 December 14 Kansas City Chiefs W 14–13 Mile High Stadium 10–5
69,209
16 December 20 at Seattle Seahawks W 27–24 Kingdome 11–5
56,283

StandingsEdit

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Raiders 12 4 0 .750 354 308 W-6
Denver Broncos 11 5 0 .688 380 329 W-2
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 349 303 L-2
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 467 435 L-1
Kansas City Chiefs 6 10 0 .375 317 360 W-1

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


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Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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