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1985 Houston Oilers

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5-11-0, Finished 4th in AFC Central Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.9, Offense: -4.9, Defense: -4.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 284 points (17.8/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 412 points (25.8/g), 23rd.
 Differential of -128 points (-8.0/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 4.7-11.3.

Coach: Jerry Glanville (0-2-0) and Hugh Campbell (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Faragalli
 Defensive Coordinator: Jerry Glanville

Stadium: Houston Astrodome
 Training Camp: Angelo State (San Angelo, Texas)

Team Info

Founder/Owner/Chairman/President/CEO Bud Adams
General Manager Ladd Herzeg
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 284 4652 998 4.7 37 15 25 270 277 512 3082 18 22 5.4 149 428 1570 13 3.7 96
Team Defense 412 6155 1091 5.6 35 20 48 356 260 462 3341 29 15 6.6 158 588 2814 21 4.8 150
Lg Rank Offense 25 24 14 9 23 13 19 21 14 20 23 25 20 25
Lg Rank Defense 23 27 18 5 26 2 18 26 26 25 28 28 24 27

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 8 boxscore W 1-0 Miami Dolphins 26 23 21 394 229 165 4 17 360 291 69 3
2 Sun September 15 boxscore L 1-1 @ Washington Redskins 13 16 11 188 107 81 20 333 93 240 3
3 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0 20 8 134 84 50 2 22 335 102 233
4 Sun September 29 boxscore L 1-3 Dallas Cowboys 10 17 13 214 133 81 5 16 339 183 156
5 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-4 @ Denver Broncos 20 31 18 321 201 120 31 362 241 121 3
6 Sun October 13 boxscore L 1-5 Cleveland Browns 6 21 14 190 67 123 2 13 360 208 152 4
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 2-5 Cincinnati Bengals 44 27 26 401 266 135 24 458 352 106 5
8 Sun October 27 boxscore W 3-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 10 13 229 171 58 2 22 427 240 187 1
9 Sun November 3 boxscore W 4-5 Kansas City Chiefs 23 20 24 377 241 136 1 26 389 236 153 3
10 Sun November 10 boxscore L 4-6 @ Buffalo Bills 0 20 7 142 31 111 6 18 207 60 147 2
11 Sun November 17 boxscore L 4-7 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 30 10 162 56 106 2 24 378 130 248 2
12 Sun November 24 boxscore W 5-7 San Diego Chargers 37 35 26 415 278 137 2 29 439 323 116 5
13 Sun December 1 boxscore L 5-8 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27 45 22 345 272 73 2 28 555 324 231 1
14 Sun December 8 boxscore L 5-9 New York Giants 14 35 18 320 298 22 3 25 432 234 198 2
15 Sun December 15 boxscore L 5-10 @ Cleveland Browns 21 28 21 399 303 96 3 19 314 156 158 1
16 Sun December 22 boxscore L 5-11 @ Indianapolis Colts 16 34 18 421 345 76 3 22 467 168 299

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1 Warren Moon 29 QB 14 14 4-10-0 200 377 53.1 2709 15 4.0 19 5.0 80 7.2 5.7 13.5 193.5 68.5 46 366 5.54 4.23 10.9 2 3
10 Oliver Luck 25 qb 5 2 1-1-0 56 100 56.0 572 2 2.0 2 2.0 46 5.7 5.2 10.2 114.4 70.9 8 50 4.83 4.37 7.4 1 1
16 Mike Moroski 28 5 0 20 34 58.8 249 1 2.9 1 2.9 46 7.3 6.6 12.5 49.8 79.2 4 25 5.89 5.24 10.5
7 Tony Zendejas 25 K 14 0 1 1 100.0 -7 0 0.0 0 0.0 -7 -7.0 -7.0 -7.0 -0.5 79.2 0 0 -7.00 -7.00 0.0
Team Total 25.0 16 5-11-0 277 512 54.1 3523 18 3.5 22 4.3 80 6.9 5.7 12.7 220.2 69.7 58 441 5.41 4.30 10.2 3 4
Opp Total 16 260 462 56.3 3654 29 6.3 15 3.2 7.9 7.70 14.1 228.4 89.3 41 313 6.6 6.5 8.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
33 Mike Rozier 24 fb 14 6 133 462 8 30 3.5 33.0 9.5 9 96 10.7 0 52 0.6 6.9 558 8 3
30 Larry Moriarty 27 FB 15 12 106 381 3 18 3.6 25.4 7.1 17 112 6.6 0 16 1.1 7.5 493 3 2
40 Butch Woolfolk 25 RB 16 14 103 392 1 43 3.8 24.5 6.4 80 814 10.2 4 80 5.0 50.9 1206 5 5
1 Warren Moon 29 QB 14 14 39 130 0 17 3.3 9.3 2.8 130 0 12
32 Stan Edwards 25 15 0 25 96 1 19 3.8 6.4 1.7 7 71 10.1 0 31 0.5 4.7 167 1 0
10 Oliver Luck 25 qb 5 2 15 95 0 17 6.3 19.0 3.0 95 0 9
82 Willie Drewrey 22 KR/PR 14 0 2 -4 0 5 -2.0 -0.3 0.1 2 28 14.0 0 19 0.1 2.0 24 0 2
80 Steve Tasker 23 7 0 2 16 0 13 8.0 2.3 0.3 2 19 9.5 0 14 0.3 2.7 35 0 0
16 Mike Moroski 28 5 0 2 2 0 2 1.0 0.4 0.4 2 0 0
11 Lee Johnson 24 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 2
85 Drew Hill 29 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 64 1169 18.3 9 57 4.0 73.1 1169 9 0
83 Tim Smith 28 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 660 14.3 2 33 2.9 41.3 660 2 1
87 Jamie Williams 25 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 444 11.4 1 29 2.4 27.8 444 1 1
89 Mike McCloskey 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 29 7.3 1 24 0.3 1.8 29 1 0
88 Chris Dressel 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 17 5.7 1 12 0.2 1.1 17 1 0
86 Mike Akiu 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 32 16.0 0 24 0.2 3.6 32 0 0
84 Mike Holston 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 25 25.0 0 25 0.3 8.3 25 0 0
84 Herkie Walls 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.2 1.2 7 0 0
Team Total 25.0 16 428 1570 13 43 3.7 98.1 26.8 277 3523 12.7 18 80 17.3 220.2 5093 31 41
Opp Total 16 588 2814 21 4.8 175.9 36.8 260 3341 12.9 29 16.3 208.8 6155 50 35

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
82 Willie Drewrey 22 KR/PR 14 0 24 215 0 23 9.0 26 642 0 50 24.7 881
80 Steve Tasker 23 7 0 17 447 0 52 26.3 482
84 Herkie Walls 24 6 0 12 234 0 42 19.5 241
31 Jeff Donaldson 23 16 0 6 35 0 13 5.8 5 93 0 22 18.6 128
24 Steve Brown 25 LCB 15 14 2 45 0 28 22.5 45
87 Jamie Williams 25 TE 16 16 2 21 0 12 10.5 465
92 Tom Briehl 23 16 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
85 Drew Hill 29 WR 16 16 1 22 0 22 22.0 1191
28 Allen Lyday 25 13 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Team Total 25.0 16 30 250 0 23 8.3 67 1515 0 52 22.6 6858
Opp Total 16 45 345 0 7.7 39 970 0 24.9

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
11 Lee Johnson 24 P 16 0 83 3464 65 0 41.7
7 Tony Zendejas 25 K 14 0 7 6 11 8 6 4 3 3 27 21 77.8% 31 29 93.5%
83 Tim Smith 28 WR 16 16 1 26 26 0 26.0
Team Total 25.0 16 7 6 11 8 6 4 3 3 27 21 77.8% 31 29 93.5% 84 3490 65 0 41.5
Opp Total 16 34 19 55.9% 51 49 96.1% 68 2679 39.4

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
79 Ray Childress 23 LDE 16 16 3.5 2 0 1 0 0 135 0
1 Warren Moon 29 QB 14 14 0 12 5 -8 0
10 Oliver Luck 25 qb 5 2 0 9 3 0 0
25 Keith Bostic 24 SS 16 16 5.0 3 28 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Steve Brown 25 LCB 15 14 1.0 5 41 0 22 0 0 1 1 0 0
37 Rod Kush 29 16 0 5.0 2 6 0 6 0
67 Mike Stensrud 29 NT 16 16 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Butch Woolfolk 25 RB 16 14 0 5 2 0 0
21 Bo Eason 24 FS 16 16 2.5 3 55 0 55 0 0 1 0 0 0
94 Frank Bush 22 ROLB 16 11 3.0 0 0 3 3 0
33 Mike Rozier 24 fb 14 6 0 3 3 0 0
75 Jesse Baker 28 RDE 16 16 5.5
56 Robert Abraham 25 RILB 16 15 1.0 0 0 4 0 0
31 Jeff Donaldson 23 16 0 1.0 0 1 2 0 0
53 Avon Riley 27 LILB 15 15 2.0 1 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Lee Johnson 24 P 16 0 0 2 1 7 0
74 Bruce Matthews 24 RT 16 16 0 0 3 0 0
29 Patrick Allen 24 RCB 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
71 Richard Byrd 23 15 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
82 Willie Drewrey 22 KR/PR 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
28 Allen Lyday 25 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
30 Larry Moriarty 27 FB 15 12 0 2 0 0 0
63 Mike Munchak* 25 LG 16 16 0 0 2 3 0
99 Doug Smith 25 nt 11 1 2.0
83 Tim Smith 28 WR 16 16 0 1 1 0 0
72 Brian Sochia 24 16 0 2.0
91 Johnny Meads 24 rolb 5 5 1.5
88 Chris Dressel 24 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
59 John Grimsley 23 lb 15 1 0 0 1 5 0
23 Richard Johnson 22 db 16 2 0 0 1 0 0
89 Mike McCloskey 24 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Jamie Williams 25 TE 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
7 Tony Zendejas 25 K 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.0 16 41.0 15 144 0 55 0 2 41 43 10 0 135 0
Opp Total 16 58 35 15

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Tony Zendejas 25 K 14 0 29 21 92
85 Drew Hill 29 WR 16 16 9 9 54
33 Mike Rozier 24 fb 14 6 8 8 48
40 Butch Woolfolk 25 RB 16 14 1 4 5 30
30 Larry Moriarty 27 FB 15 12 3 3 18
83 Tim Smith 28 WR 16 16 2 2 12
86 Mike Akiu 23 9 0 1 1 6
88 Chris Dressel 24 16 0 1 1 6
32 Stan Edwards 25 15 0 1 1 6
89 Mike McCloskey 24 16 0 1 1 6
87 Jamie Williams 25 TE 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 25.0 16 13 18 1 32 29 21 284
Opp Total 16 21 29 1 49 19 412