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1985 New York Jets season

1985 New York Jets season
Head coach Joe Walton
Owner Leon Hess
Home field Giants Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish Lost AFC Wild Card
26–14 vs. New England Patriots
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1984      1986 >

The 1985 New York Jets season was the 26th season for the team and the 16th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 7–9 record from 1984 under head coach Joe Walton. Among quarterbacks, Ken O'Brien had the lowest rate of interceptions. He had 8 interceptions in 488 passing attempts. The Jets finished the season with a record of 11–5, qualifying for the top Wild Card spot in the playoffs. In the playoffs, they fell at home to the division rival, and eventual AFC champion New England Patriots in the Wild Card round.

Offseason

Schedule

Regular season

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 at Los Angeles Raiders L 31–0 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
57,123
2 Buffalo Bills W 42–3 The Meadowlands
63,449
3 at Green Bay Packers W 24–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
53,667
4 Indianapolis Colts W 25–20 The Meadowlands
61,987
5 at Cincinnati Bengals W 29–20 Riverfront Stadium
51,785
6 Miami Dolphins W 23–7 The Meadowlands
73,807
7 at New England Patriots L 20–13 Sullivan Stadium
58,163
8 Seattle Seahawks W 17–14 The Meadowlands
69,320
9 at Indianapolis Colts W 35–17 Hoosier Dome
59,683
10 at Miami Dolphins L 21–17 Miami Orange Bowl
73,965
11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 62–28 The Meadowlands
65,344
12 New England Patriots W 16–13 (OT) The Meadowlands
74,100
13 at Detroit Lions L 31–20 Pontiac Silverdome
65,531
14 at Buffalo Bills W 27–7 Rich Stadium
23,122
15 Chicago Bears L 19–6 The Meadowlands
74,752
16 Cleveland Browns W 37–10 The Meadowlands
59,073

Week 16 game against the Chicago Bears broadcast on CBS with Announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden.

Standings

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
WC New England Patriots L 26–14 The Meadowlands
70,958

Awards and honors

  • Freeman McNeil, Pro Bowl selection
  • Ken O'Brien, AFC Pro Bowl selection
  • Ken O'Brien, NFL passing leader (96.2 passer rating)

External links

  • 1985 statistics

References

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