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1985 New York Jets season
Head Coach Joe Walton
Home Field The Meadowlands
Results
Record 11–5
Place 2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Wild Card
26–14 vs. New England Patriots
Timeline
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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.

OffseasonEdit

RosterEdit

1985 New York Jets final 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

ScheduleEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1985-09-08 at Los Angeles Raiders L 31–0 LA Coliseum
57,123
2 1985-09-15 Buffalo Bills W 42–3 The Meadowlands
63,449
3 1985-09-22 at Green Bay Packers W 24–3 Milwaukee County Stadium
53,667
4 1985-09-29 Indianapolis Colts W 25–20 The Meadowlands
61,987
5 1985-10-06 at Cincinnati Bengals W 29–20 Riverfront Stadium
51,785
6 1985-10-14 Miami Dolphins W 23–7 The Meadowlands
73,807
7 1985-10-20 at New England Patriots L 20–13 Sullivan Stadium
58,163
8 1985-10-27 Seattle Seahawks W 17–14 The Meadowlands
69,320
9 1985-11-03 at Indianapolis Colts W 35–17 Hoosier Dome
59,683
10 1985-11-10 at Miami Dolphins L 21–17 Miami Orange Bowl
73,965
11 1985-11-17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 62–28 The Meadowlands
65,344
12 1985-11-24 New England Patriots W 16–13 (OT) The Meadowlands
74,100
13 1985-11-28 at Detroit Lions L 31–20 Pontiac Silverdome
65,531
14 1985-12-08 at Buffalo Bills W 27–7 Rich Stadium
23,122
15 1985-12-14 Chicago Bears L 19–6 The Meadowlands
74,752
16 1985-12-22 Cleveland Browns W 37–10 The Meadowlands
59,073

StandingsEdit

AFC East
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Miami Dolphins 1240.750428320
New York Jets 1150.688393264
New England Patriots 1150.688362290
Indianapolis Colts 5110.313320386
Buffalo Bills 2140.125200381

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
WC 1985-12-28 New England Patriots L 26–14 The Meadowlands
70,958

Awards and honorsEdit

External linksEdit

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