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1985 Cincinnati Bengals

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7-9-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.7, Offense: 6.2, Defense: -6.9, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 441 points (27.6/g), 3rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 437 points (27.3/g), 26th.
 Differential of 4 points (0.2/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 8.1-7.9.

Coach: Sam Wyche (7-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau

Stadium: Riverfront Stadium
 Training Camp: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Boomer Esiason 24 1 14 251 for 431, 3,443 yards, 27 td, 12 int, & 33 rushes for 79 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984
RB James Brooks 27 4 16 192 rushes for 929 yards, 7 td, & 55 catches for 576 yards and 5 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1981
FB Larry Kinnebrew 26 2 11 170 rushes for 714 yards, 9 td, & 22 catches for 187 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 165th pick / 1983
WR Eddie Brown 23 Rook 16 53 catches for 942 yards, 8 td, & 14 rushes for 129 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1985
WR Cris Collinsworth 26 4 16 65 catches for 1,125 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
TE Rodney Holman 25 3 16 38 catches for 479 yards, 7 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
LT Anthony Munoz*+ 27 5 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
LG Brian Blados 23 1 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 28th pick / 1984
C Dave Rimington 25 2 16 3 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
RG Max Montoya 29 6 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
RT Mike Wilson 30 7 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Eddie Edwards 31 8 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
NT Tim Krumrie 25 2 16 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 276th pick / 1983
RDE Ross Browner 31 7 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 8th pick / 1978
LOLB Jeff Schuh 27 4 14 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 176th pick / 1981
LILB Ron Simpkins 27 5 9 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 167th pick / 1980
RILB Glenn Cameron 32 10 15 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 14th pick / 1975
ROLB Reggie Williams 31 9 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
LCB Louis Breeden 32 7 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 187th pick / 1977
RCB Ray Horton 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
SS Bobby Kemp 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
FS James Griffin 24 2 11 1.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 193rd pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Breech 29 6 0 24 of 33 field goals & 48 of 50 extra points Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
P Pat McInally 32 9 0 57 punts for a 42.3 average, 1 blocked Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 120th pick / 1975
PR Mike Martin 25 2 0 32 punt returns for a 8.4 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983
KR Mike Martin 25 2 0 48 kick returns for a 23.0 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
40 Charles Alexander 28 fb 16 5 224 6-1 LSU 7/28/1957 6 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 12th pick / 1979
14 Ken Anderson 36 qb 3 2 212 6-2 Augustana (IL) 2/15/1949 14 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1971
53 Leo Barker 26 lb 16 2 226 6-2 New Mexico St. 11/7/1959 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 177th pick / 1984
74 Brian Blados 23 LG 16 16 300 6-5 North Carolina 1/11/1962 1 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 28th pick / 1984
61 Jerry Boyarsky 26 16 0 290 6-3 Pittsburgh 5/15/1959 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 128th pick / 1981
3 Jim Breech 29 K 16 0 161 5-6 California 4/11/1956 6 3 Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
34 Louis Breeden 32 LCB 16 16 185 5-11 North Carolina Central 10/26/1953 7 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 187th pick / 1977
21 James Brooks 27 RB 16 16 180 5-10 Auburn 12/28/1958 4 14 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1981
81 Eddie Brown 23 WR 16 16 185 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/17/1962 Rook 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1985
79 Ross Browner 31 RDE 16 16 262 6-3 Notre Dame 3/22/1954 7 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 8th pick / 1978
50 Glenn Cameron 32 RILB 16 15 225 6-2 Florida 2/21/1953 10 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 14th pick / 1975
76 Glen Collins 26 16 0 265 6-6 Mississippi St. 7/10/1959 3 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 26th pick / 1982
80 Cris Collinsworth 26 WR 16 16 192 6-5 Florida 1/27/1959 4 12 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
31 Lee Davis 23 7 0 198 5-11 Mississippi 12/18/1962 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 129th pick / 1985
51 Tom Dinkel 29 13 0 240 6-3 Kansas 7/25/1956 7 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 126th pick / 1978
73 Eddie Edwards 31 LDE 16 16 256 6-5 Miami (FL) 4/25/1954 8 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
7 Boomer Esiason 24 QB 15 14 224 6-5 Maryland 4/17/1961 1 14 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984
22 James Griffin 24 FS 16 11 197 6-2 Middle Tenn. St. 9/7/1961 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 193rd pick / 1983
83 M.L. Harris 31 10 0 238 6-5 Tampa,Kansas St. 1/16/1954 5 1
82 Rodney Holman 25 TE 16 16 238 6-3 Tulane 4/20/1960 3 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
20 Ray Horton 25 RCB 16 16 189 5-10 Washington 4/12/1960 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
37 Robert Jackson 27 fs 16 5 184 5-10 Central Michigan 10/10/1958 3 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 285th pick / 1981
36 Stanford Jennings 23 16 0 205 6-1 Furman 3/12/1962 1 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1984
30 Bill Johnson 25 13 0 230 6-2 Arkansas St. 10/31/1960 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984 Supp
26 Bobby Kemp 26 SS 16 16 189 6-0 Cal State-Fullerton 5/29/1959 4 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 202nd pick / 1981
89 Don Kern 23 8 0 228 6-4 Arizona St. 8/25/1962 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 150th pick / 1984
90 Emanuel King 22 lb 16 2 250 6-4 Alabama 8/15/1963 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1985
28 Larry Kinnebrew 26 FB 12 11 255 6-1 Tennessee St. 6/11/1959 2 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 165th pick / 1983
64 Bruce Kozerski 23 14 0 287 6-4 Holy Cross 4/2/1962 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 231st pick / 1984
86 Steve Kreider 27 16 0 192 6-3 Lehigh 5/12/1958 6 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 139th pick / 1979
69 Tim Krumrie 25 NT 16 16 270 6-2 Wisconsin 5/20/1960 2 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 276th pick / 1983
88 Mike Martin 25 KR 16 0 186 5-10 Illinois 11/18/1960 2 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983
87 Pat McInally 32 P 16 0 210 6-6 Harvard 5/7/1953 9 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 120th pick / 1975
65 Max Montoya 29 RG 16 16 282 6-5 UCLA 5/12/1956 6 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
78 Anthony Munoz*+ 27 LT 16 16 278 6-6 USC 8/19/1958 5 19 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
42 Clay Pickering 24 1 0 215 6-5 Maine 6/2/1961 1 0
75 Bruce Reimers 25 14 0 285 6-7 Iowa St. 9/28/1960 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 204th pick / 1984
52 Dave Rimington 25 C 16 16 288 6-3 Nebraska 5/22/1960 2 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
84 Dan Ross 28 6 0 238 6-4 Northeastern 2/9/1957 6 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 30th pick / 1979
15 Turk Schonert 28 7 0 191 6-1 Stanford 1/15/1957 4 2 Chicago Bears / 9th / 242nd pick / 1980
59 Jeff Schuh 27 LOLB 16 14 228 6-2 Minnesota 5/22/1958 4 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 176th pick / 1981
25 John Simmons 27 9 0 192 5-11 SMU 12/1/1958 4 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1981
56 Ron Simpkins 27 LILB 16 9 235 6-1 Michigan 4/2/1958 5 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 167th pick / 1980
24 Sean Thomas 23 5 0 190 5-11 TCU 4/12/1962 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 70th pick / 1985
35 Jimmy Turner 26 16 0 187 6-0 UCLA 6/15/1959 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 81st pick / 1983
63 Joe Walter 22 14 0 292 6-7 Texas Tech 6/18/1963 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 181st pick / 1985
41 Sam Washington 25 8 0 180 5-8 Miss. Valley St. 3/7/1960 3 0
57 Reggie Williams 31 ROLB 16 15 228 6-1 Dartmouth 9/19/1954 9 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
77 Mike Wilson 30 RT 16 16 275 6-5 Georgia 5/28/1955 7 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1977
91 Carl Zander 22 lilb 16 7 235 6-2 Tennessee 4/12/1963 Rook 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1985
Team Total 26.5 16 227.8 6-2.1 3.7