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1985 Los Angeles Raiders season
Head Coach Tom Flores
Home Field L.A. Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 12–4
Place 1st AFC West
Playoff Finish Lost in wild card Round
Timeline
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1984 1986

The 1985 Los Angeles Raiders season was their 16th in the league, and 26th overall. They improved upon their previous season's output of 11–5, winning 12 games.[1] The team qualified for the playoffs for the fourth straight season.

Schedule[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score Record
1 September 8 New York Jets W 31–0 1-0
2 September 12 (Thu) at Kansas City L 36–20 1-1
3 September 22 San Francisco L 34–10 1-2
4 September 29 at New England W 35–20 2-2
5 October 6 Kansas City W 19–0 3-2
6 October 13 New Orleans W 23–13 4-2
7 October 20 at Cleveland W 21–20 5-2
8 October 28 San Diego W 34–21 6-2
9 November 3 at Seattle L 33–3 6-3
10 November 10 at San Diego L 40–34 6-4
11 November 17 Cincinnati W 13–6 7-4
12 November 24 Denver W 31–28 8-4
13 December 1 at Atlanta W 34–24 9-4
14 December 8 at Denver W 17–14 10-4
15 December 15 Seattle W 13–3 11-4
16 December 23 at Los Angeles Rams W 16–6 12-4

Playoffs[]

Week Date Opponent Result Score
Division January 5 New England L 27–20

Standings[]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Raiders 12 4 0 .750 354 308 W-1
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

MVP[]

Running Back Marcus Allen earned the 1985 league MVP. Allen started all 16 games and caught the ball 99 times for 1,759 yards and 7 touchdowns. His longest reception was 61 yards and his receiving average 11.6 yards per carry. He also completed 2 of 2 passes for 32 yards for zero touchdowns.[2]

Pro Bowlers[]

The 1985 Raiders had several players make it to the Pro Bowl. They were Marcus Allen, Richard Perry and George Miles.[3]

References[]

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