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1985 Cleveland Browns

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8-8-0, AFC Central Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.3, Offense: -4.7, Defense: 3.4, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 287 points (17.9/g), 23rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 294 points (18.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -7 points (-0.4/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-8.2.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Cowher (Special Teams)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bernie Kosar 22 Rook 10 124 for 248, 1,578 yards, 8 td, 7 int, & 26 rushes for -12 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
RB Earnest Byner 23 1 13 244 rushes for 1,002 yards, 8 td, & 45 catches for 460 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
FB Kevin Mack* 23 Rook 15 222 rushes for 1,104 yards, 7 td, & 29 catches for 297 yards and 3 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Brian Brennan 23 1 10 32 catches for 487 yards, 0 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
WR Clarence Weathers 23 2 7 16 catches for 449 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 18 yards and 0 td
TE Ozzie Newsome* 29 7 16 62 catches for 711 yards, 5 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
LT Paul Farren 25 2 13 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
LG George Lilja 27 3 16 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
C Mike Baab 26 3 16 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
RG Dan Fike 24 Rook 13 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
RT Cody Risien 28 6 12 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
 Defensive Starters
LDE Reggie Camp 24 2 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
NT Bob Golic* 28 6 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
RDE Carl Hairston 33 9 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
LOLB Chip Banks* 26 3 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
LILB Eddie Johnson 26 4 16 0.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
RILB Tom Cousineau 28 3 15 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1979
ROLB Clay Matthews* 29 7 14 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
LCB Frank Minnifield 25 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
RCB Hanford Dixon 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
SS Al Gross 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1983
FS Don Rogers 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 29 6 0 14 of 18 field goals & 35 of 35 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Jeff Gossett 28 4 0 81 punts for a 40.3 average, 0 blocked
PR Clarence Weathers 23 2 7 28 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td
KR Glen Young 25 2 2 35 kick returns for a 25.7 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1983

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
80 Willis Adams 29 wr 3 3 194 6-2 Houston 8/22/1956 6 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1979
26 Greg Allen 22 7 0 200 5-11 Florida St. 6/4/1963 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 35th pick / 1985
61 Mike Baab 26 C 16 16 270 6-4 Texas 12/6/1959 3 7 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
9 Matt Bahr 29 K 16 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 6 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
99 Keith Baldwin 25 10 0 263 6-4 Texas A&M 10/13/1960 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 31st pick / 1982
56 Chip Banks* 26 LOLB 16 16 243 6-4 USC 9/18/1959 3 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
83 Fred Banks 23 wr 10 5 177 5-10 Chowan,Liberty 5/26/1962 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 203rd pick / 1985
77 Rickey Bolden 24 LT 16 9 274 6-6 SMU 9/8/1961 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
47 Larry Braziel 31 16 0 188 6-0 USC 9/25/1954 6 2 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 115th pick / 1979
86 Brian Brennan 23 WR 12 10 178 5-9 Boston Col. 2/15/1962 1 6 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
44 Earnest Byner 23 RB 16 13 215 5-10 East Carolina 9/15/1962 1 12 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
96 Reggie Camp 24 LDE 16 16 274 6-4 California 2/28/1961 2 8 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
91 Sam Clancy 27 14 0 288 6-7 Pittsburgh 5/29/1958 2 1 Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 284th pick / 1982
75 Bill Contz 24 4 0 268 6-5 Penn St. 12/5/1961 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1983
50 Tom Cousineau 28 RILB 16 15 225 6-3 Ohio St. 5/6/1957 3 8 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1979
18 Gary Danielson 34 qb 8 6 195 6-2 Purdue 9/10/1951 9 6
38 Johnny Davis 29 16 0 235 6-1 Alabama 7/17/1956 7 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1978
33 Curtis Dickey 29 1 0 213 6-1 Texas A&M 11/27/1956 5 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1980
29 Hanford Dixon 27 RCB 16 16 186 5-11 Southern Miss 12/25/1958 4 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
74 Paul Farren 25 LT 13 13 272 6-5 Boston Univ. 12/24/1960 2 6 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
69 Dan Fike 24 RG 13 13 280 6-7 Florida 6/16/1961 Rook 6 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
28 Herman Fontenot 22 9 0 206 6-0 LSU 9/12/1963 Rook 0
79 Bob Golic* 28 NT 16 16 264 6-2 Notre Dame 10/26/1957 6 14 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
7 Jeff Gossett 28 P 16 0 200 6-2 East. Illinois 1/25/1957 4 2
30 Boyce Green 25 13 0 215 5-11 Carson-Newman 6/24/1960 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 288th pick / 1983
27 Al Gross 24 SS 16 16 191 6-3 Arizona 1/4/1961 2 9 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1983
78 Carl Hairston 33 RDE 16 16 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 9 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
48 D.D. Hoggard 24 2 0 188 6-0 North Carolina St. 5/20/1961 Rook 0
81 Harry Holt 28 te 11 2 236 6-4 Arizona 12/29/1957 2 1
68 Robert Jackson 32 g 15 1 255 6-2 Duke 4/1/1953 10 2
89 John Jefferson 29 wr 7 2 198 6-1 Arizona St. 2/3/1956 7 0 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 14th pick / 1978
51 Eddie Johnson 26 LILB 16 16 220 6-1 Louisville 2/3/1959 4 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
19 Bernie Kosar 22 QB 12 10 210 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/25/1963 Rook 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
88 Reggie Langhorne 22 wr 16 3 200 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 4/7/1963 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
62 George Lilja 27 LG 16 16 264 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1958 3 7 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
34 Kevin Mack* 23 FB 16 15 224 6-0 Clemson 8/9/1962 Rook 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
57 Clay Matthews* 29 ROLB 14 14 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 7 10 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
16 Paul McDonald 27 16 0 185 6-2 USC 2/23/1958 5 0 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 109th pick / 1980
31 Frank Minnifield 25 LCB 16 16 180 5-9 Louisville 1/1/1960 1 7
82 Ozzie Newsome* 29 TE 16 16 232 6-2 Alabama 3/16/1956 7 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
58 Scott Nicolas 25 lb 16 1 226 6-3 Miami (FL) 8/7/1960 3 2 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 310th pick / 1982
72 Dave Puzzuoli 24 16 0 260 6-3 Pittsburgh 1/12/1961 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 149th pick / 1983
63 Cody Risien 28 RT 12 12 269 6-7 Texas A&M 3/22/1957 6 5 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
37 Chris Rockins 23 16 0 195 6-0 Oklahoma St. 5/18/1962 1 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 48th pick / 1984
20 Don Rogers 23 FS 16 16 206 6-1 UCLA 9/17/1962 1 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984
87 Travis Tucker 22 te 16 2 234 6-3 Southern Connecticut St. 9/19/1963 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 287th pick / 1985
85 Clarence Weathers 23 PR 13 7 170 5-9 Delaware St. 1/10/1962 2 5
55 Curtis Weathers 29 lb 16 2 224 6-5 Mississippi 9/16/1956 6 3 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 241st pick / 1979
22 Felix Wright 26 16 0 190 6-2 Drake 6/22/1959 Rook 2
84 Glen Young 25 KR 15 2 205 6-2 Mississippi St. 10/11/1960 2 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1983
Team Total 26.1 16 223.3 6-2.0 3.2