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CINCINNATI BENGALS HISTORY: 1985
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1985 FINAL RESULTS

Record: 7-9-0 (2nd in AFC Central); 5-3 at home, 2-6 on road

Head Coach: Sam Wyche 

DateOpponentW-LScoreAtt.Stadium
September 8SeattleL24-2851,625Riverfront
September 15at St. LouisL27-4146,321Busch
September 22San DiegoL41-4452,270Riverfront
September 30at PittsburghW37-2459,541Three Rivers
October 6NY JetsL20-2951,785Riverfront
October 13NY GiantsW35-3053,112Riverfront
October 20at HoustonL27-4435,590Astrodome
October 27PittsburghW26-2155,421Riverfront
November 3at BuffaloW23-1725,640Rich
November 10ClevelandW27-1057,293Riverfront
November 17at LA RaidersL6-1352,501Los Angeles Coliseum
November 24at ClevelandL6-2474,439Cleveland
December 1HoustonW45-2746,140Riverfront
December 8DallasW50-2456,936Riverfront
December 15at WashingtonL24-2750,544RFK
December 22at New EnglandL23-3457,953Riverfront
Bengals 1985 Summary

Wide receiver Isaac Curtis, a premier Bengal for 12 years, retired shortly before training camp opened. Second-year QB Boomer Esiason replaced Ken Anderson. The Bengals set a club scoring record with 441 points.

1985: A CLOSER LOOK
PRO BOWL PLAYERS
  • T Anthony Muñoz
1985 SEASON LEADERS
  • Passing: Boomer Esiason (431 Att, 251 Comp, 3443 Yds, 58.2 Pct, 27 TD, 12 Int, 93.2 Rating)
  • Rushing: James Brooks (192 Att, 929 Yds, 4.8 Avg, 39 Long, 7 TD)
  • Receiving: Cris Collinsworth (65 Rec, 1125 Yds, 17.3 Avg, 71 Long, 5 TD)
  • Scoring: Jim Breech, 120 points (24 FG; 48 PAT)
1985 NEWS AND NOTES
  • The 120 points scored by K Jim Breech in 1985 are one short of the franchise record of 121 by K Doug Pelfrey, who established the mark in 1995.
STADIUM
  • Riverfront Stadium
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1985 Helmet/Uniform

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1985 Logo

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WR Eddie Brown

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