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1985 Philadelphia Eagles

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.4, Offense: -4.8, Defense: 1.3, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 286 points (17.9/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 310 points (19.4/g), 10th.
 Differential of -24 points (-1.5/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-8.8.

Coach: Fred Bruney (1-0-0) and Marion Campbell (6-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda
 Other Notable Asst.: Tom Coughlin (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: Veterans Stadium
 Training Camp: West Chester University (West Chester, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Co-Owner Norman Braman
Co-Owner Ed Leibowitz
President/General Manager Harry Gamble
Offensive Scheme Run-and-Shoot
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 286 5216 1050 5.0 40 12 22 292 290 567 3586 19 28 5.8 188 428 1630 8 3.8 82
Team Defense 310 5135 1057 4.9 32 14 25 307 251 478 2930 18 18 5.5 160 526 2205 17 4.2 122
Lg Rank Offense 24 15 17 5 19 7 8 18 25 14 23 23 27 19
Lg Rank Defense 10 10 25 19 13 5 6 6 19 10 21 21 15 17

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 8 boxscore L 0-1 @ New York Giants 0 21 11 168 88 80 1 21 317 125 192 2
2 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-2 Los Angeles Rams 6 17 16 300 180 120 7 16 334 161 173 2
3 Sun September 22 boxscore W 1-2 @ Washington Redskins 19 6 15 327 152 175 1 15 257 117 140 2
4 Sun September 29 boxscore L OT 1-3 New York Giants 10 16 11 168 54 114 1 21 338 198 140 3
5 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-4 @ New Orleans Saints 21 23 24 363 256 107 5 12 217 146 71 2
6 Sun October 13 boxscore W 2-4 St. Louis Cardinals 30 7 18 354 243 111 12 268 187 81 2
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-4 Dallas Cowboys 16 14 22 402 347 55 1 22 310 163 147 4
8 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-4 Buffalo Bills 21 17 16 275 237 38 1 17 339 211 128 2
9 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 24 20 427 366 61 5 24 364 227 137 3
10 Sun November 10 boxscore W OT 5-5 Atlanta Falcons 23 17 15 330 235 95 2 20 310 94 216 2
11 Sun November 17 boxscore W 6-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24 14 21 283 107 176 1 20 384 147 237
12 Sun November 24 boxscore L 6-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 17 34 20 402 277 125 3 28 377 234 143 1
13 Sun December 1 boxscore L 6-7 Minnesota Vikings 23 28 24 443 306 137 3 13 239 172 67
14 Sun December 8 boxscore L 6-8 Washington Redskins 12 17 14 202 165 37 3 19 310 144 166 1
15 Sun December 15 boxscore L 6-9 @ San Diego Chargers 14 20 22 382 307 75 3 22 417 323 94 3
16 Sun December 22 boxscore W 7-9 @ Minnesota Vikings 37 35 23 390 266 124 3 25 354 281 73 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
7 Ron Jaworski 34 QB 16 12 6-6-0 255 484 52.7% 3450 17 3.5 20 4.1 99 7.1 6.0 13.5 215.6 70.2 34 289 6.10 5.02 6.6 3 4
12 Randall Cunningham 22 qb 6 4 1-3-0 34 81 42.0% 548 1 1.2 8 9.9 69 6.8 2.6 16.1 91.3 29.8 20 150 3.94 0.57 19.8 0 1
36 Herman Hunter 24 KR/rb 16 5 1 2 50.0% 38 1 50.0 0 0.0 38 19.0 29.0 38.0 2.4 135.4 1 11 9.00 15.67 33.3
Team Total 25.9 16 7-9-0 290 567 51.1% 4036 19 3.4 28 4.9 99 7.1 5.6 13.9 252.3 65.0 55 450 5.77 4.35 8.8 3 5
Opp Total 16 251 478 52.5% 3289 18 3.8 18 3.8 6.9 5.94 13.1 205.6 71.4 53 359 5.5 4.7 10.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
41 Earnest Jackson 26 RB 16 10 282 1028 5 59 3.6 64.3 17.6 10 126 12.6 1 25 0.6 7.9 1154 6 3
26 Michael Haddix 24 FB 16 15 67 213 0 12 3.2 13.3 4.2 43 330 7.7 0 17 2.7 20.6 543 0 2
12 Randall Cunningham 22 qb 6 4 29 205 0 37 7.1 34.2 4.8 205 0 3
36 Herman Hunter 24 KR/rb 16 5 27 121 1 74 4.5 7.6 1.7 28 405 14.5 1 43 1.8 25.3 526 2 4
7 Ron Jaworski 34 QB 16 12 17 35 2 31 2.1 2.2 1.1 35 2 5
39 Major Everett 25 15 0 4 13 0 8 3.3 0.9 0.3 4 25 6.3 0 11 0.3 1.7 38 0 2
34 Hubie Oliver 28 1 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3.0 1.0 1 4 4.0 0 4 1.0 4.0 7 0 0
2 Mike Horan 26 P 16 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 0.8 0.1 12 0 0
82 Mike Quick*+ 26 WR 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 73 1247 17.1 11 99 4.6 77.9 1247 11 1
88 John Spagnola 28 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 64 772 12.1 5 35 4.0 48.3 772 5 1
81 Kenny Jackson 23 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 40 692 17.3 1 54 2.5 43.3 692 1 0
85 Ron Johnson 27 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 186 16.9 0 37 1.4 23.3 186 0 0
86 Gregg Garrity 25 wr 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 142 20.3 0 34 0.6 11.8 142 0 0
89 Dave Little 24 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 82 11.7 0 28 0.5 5.5 82 0 0
80 Keith Baker 28 wr 8 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 20 0.3 3.1 25 0 0
Team Total 25.9 16 428 1630 8 74 3.8 101.9 26.8 290 4036 13.9 19 99 18.1 252.3 5666 27 25
Opp Total 16 526 2205 17 4.2 137.8 32.9 251 2930 11.7 18 15.7 183.1 5135 35 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
36 Herman Hunter 24 KR/rb 16 5 1 6 0 6 6.0 48 1047 0 51 21.8 1579
21 Evan Cooper 23 PR 16 0 43 364 0 56 8.5 3 32 0 13 10.7 396
20 Andre Waters 23 16 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 4 74 0 23 18.5 97
29 Elbert Foules 24 db 16 3 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Team Total 25.9 16 45 393 0 56 8.7 56 1160 0 51 20.7 7219
Opp Total 16 41 462 1 11.3 65 1293 0 19.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
2 Mike Horan 26 P 16 0 91 3777 75 0 41.5
8 Paul McFadden 24 K 16 0 6 6 11 11 8 6 5 2 30 25 83.3%% 29 29 100.0%%
Team Total 25.9 16 6 6 11 11 8 6 5 2 30 25 83.3%% 29 29 100.0%% 91 3777 75 0 41.5
Opp Total 16 29 13 44.8%% 38 37 97.4%% 92 3919 42.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
91 Reggie White 24 LDE 13 12 13.0 0 0 2 0 0 100 0
20 Andre Waters 23 16 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 0
98 Greg Brown 28 RDE 16 16 13.0 0 0 2 0 0
48 Wes Hopkins*+ 24 FS 15 15 2.0 6 36 1 24 0 0 1 2 42 0
71 Ken Clarke 29 NT 16 16 7.0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Ray Ellis 26 SS 16 16 2.0 4 32 0 18 0 0 0 3 8 0
7 Ron Jaworski 34 QB 16 12 0 5 2 0 0
36 Herman Hunter 24 KR/rb 16 5 0 4 2 0 0
93 Thomas Strauthers 24 de 16 3 5.5
50 Garry Cobb 28 ROLB 16 16 5.0
21 Evan Cooper 23 PR 16 0 1.0 2 13 0 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
46 Herman Edwards 31 RCB 16 16 3 8 1 3 0 0 0 1 4 0
39 Major Everett 25 15 0 0 2 2 0 0
12 Randall Cunningham 22 qb 6 4 0 3 0 0 0
41 Earnest Jackson 26 RB 16 10 0 3 0 0 0
26 Michael Haddix 24 FB 16 15 0 2 0 0 0
82 Mike Quick*+ 26 WR 16 15 0 1 1 0 0
51 Reggie Wilkes 29 LOLB 16 16 2.0
94 Byron Darby 25 de 10 1 1.5
72 Kevin Allen 22 t 16 4 0 0 1 0 0
92 Smiley Creswell 26 3 0 1.0
65 Mark Dennard 30 C 16 16 0 1 0 -19 0
29 Elbert Foules 24 db 16 3 0 0 1 0 0
52 Rich Kraynak 24 16 0 1 26 0 26 0
89 Dave Little 24 15 0 0 0 1 0 1
66 Ken Reeves 24 LT 15 13 0 0 1 0 0
55 Mike Reichenbach 24 LILB 16 16 1 10 0 10 0
88 John Spagnola 28 TE 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
22 Brenard Wilson 30 db 16 1 0 0 1 2 0
43 Roynell Young 28 LCB 14 13 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 16 53.0 18 125 2 26 0 0 25 26 37 1 109 0
Opp Total 16 55 27 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
8 Paul McFadden 24 K 16 0 29 25 104
82 Mike Quick*+ 26 WR 16 15 11 11 66
41 Earnest Jackson 26 RB 16 10 5 1 6 36
88 John Spagnola 28 TE 16 16 5 5 30
36 Herman Hunter 24 KR/rb 16 5 1 1 2 12
7 Ron Jaworski 34 QB 16 12 2 2 12
46 Herman Edwards 31 RCB 16 16 1 1 6
48 Wes Hopkins*+ 24 FS 15 15 1 1 6
81 Kenny Jackson 23 WR 16 16 1 1 6
89 Dave Little 24 15 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.9 16 8 19 1 2 30 29 25 1 284
Opp Total 16 17 18 1 1 2 37 13 310

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1985-09-22 @ WAS W, 19-6 4 17 pass Earnest Jackson 17 yard pass from Randall Cunningham (Paul McFadden kick)
2 1985-09-29 NYG L, 10-16 4 3 interception Herman Edwards 3 yard interception return (Paul McFadden kick)
3 1985-10-06 @ NOR L, 21-23 2 7 pass John Spagnola 7 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
4 1985-10-06 @ NOR L, 21-23 4 14 pass John Spagnola 14 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
5 1985-10-06 @ NOR L, 21-23 4 20 pass Mike Quick 20 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
6 1985-10-13 STL W, 30-7 2 10 pass John Spagnola 10 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
7 1985-10-13 STL W, 30-7 3 17 pass Mike Quick 17 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
8 1985-10-13 STL W, 30-7 4 32 pass Herman Hunter 32 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
9 1985-10-20 DAL W, 16-14 4 36 pass Kenny Jackson 36 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
10 1985-10-27 BUF W, 21-17 4 3 rush Ron Jaworski 3 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
11 1985-10-27 BUF W, 21-17 4 24 interception Wes Hopkins 24 yard interception return (Paul McFadden kick)
12 1985-10-27 BUF W, 21-17 4 32 pass Mike Quick 32 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
13 1985-11-03 @ SFO L, 13-24 3 82 pass Mike Quick 82 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
14 1985-11-10 ATL W, 23-17 2 8 rush Earnest Jackson 8 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
15 1985-11-10 ATL W, 23-17 2 1 rush Ron Jaworski 1 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
16 1985-11-10 ATL W, 23-17 5 99 pass Mike Quick 99 yard pass from Ron Jaworski
17 1985-11-17 @ STL W, 24-14 1 38 pass Mike Quick 38 yard pass from Herman Hunter (Paul McFadden kick)
18 1985-11-17 @ STL W, 24-14 1 5 pass Mike Quick 5 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
19 1985-11-17 @ STL W, 24-14 4 51 rush Earnest Jackson 51 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
20 1985-11-24 @ DAL L, 17-34 1 74 rush Herman Hunter 74 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
21 1985-11-24 @ DAL L, 17-34 4 11 pass Mike Quick 11 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
22 1985-12-01 MIN L, 23-28 1 28 pass John Spagnola 28 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
23 1985-12-01 MIN L, 23-28 2 9 pass Mike Quick 9 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
24 1985-12-08 WAS L, 12-17 3 1 rush Earnest Jackson 1 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
25 1985-12-15 @ SDG L, 14-20 1 3 pass John Spagnola 3 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
26 1985-12-15 @ SDG L, 14-20 3 0 fumble Dave Little 0 yard fumble return (Paul McFadden kick)
27 1985-12-22 @ MIN W, 37-35 1 10 pass Mike Quick 10 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
28 1985-12-22 @ MIN W, 37-35 2 21 pass Mike Quick 21 yard pass from Ron Jaworski (Paul McFadden kick)
29 1985-12-22 @ MIN W, 37-35 2 2 rush Earnest Jackson 2 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)
30 1985-12-22 @ MIN W, 37-35 3 5 rush Earnest Jackson 5 yard rush (Paul McFadden kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1985-09-08 @ NYG W, 21-0 1 23 pass Lionel Manuel 23 yard pass from Phil Simms (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick)
2 1985-09-08 @ NYG W, 21-0 1 11 rush Joe Morris 11 yard rush (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick)
3 1985-09-08 @ NYG W, 21-0 4 8 rush Joe Morris 8 yard rush (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick)
4 1985-09-15 RAM W, 17-6 1 80 punt Henry Ellard 80 yard punt return (Mike Lansford kick)
5 1985-09-15 RAM W, 17-6 4 17 rush Charles White 17 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
6 1985-09-29 NYG W, 16-10 3 26 pass Mark Bavaro 26 yard pass from Phil Simms (Jess Atkinson kick)
7 1985-09-29 NYG W, 16-10 5 29 interception Elvis Patterson 29 yard interception return
8 1985-10-06 @ NOR W, 23-21 1 31 pass Eugene Goodlow 31 yard pass from Dave Wilson (Morten Andersen kick)
9 1985-10-06 @ NOR W, 23-21 2 40 interception Johnnie Poe 40 yard interception return (Morten Andersen kick)
10 1985-10-13 STL L, 7-30 4 40 pass Pat Tilley 40 yard pass from Scott Brunner (Neil O'Donoghue kick)
11 1985-10-20 DAL L, 14-16 1 7 pass Tony Dorsett 7 yard pass from Gary Hogeboom (Rafael Septien kick)
12 1985-10-20 DAL L, 14-16 3 10 rush Tony Dorsett 10 yard rush (Rafael Septien kick)
13 1985-10-27 BUF L, 17-21 1 14 rush Andre Reed 14 yard rush (Scott Norwood kick)
14 1985-10-27 BUF L, 17-21 3 7 pass Andre Reed 7 yard pass from Vince Ferragamo (Scott Norwood kick)
15 1985-11-03 @ SFO W, 24-13 1 2 rush Wendell Tyler 2 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
16 1985-11-03 @ SFO W, 24-13 2 14 pass Jerry Rice 14 yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Ray Wersching kick)
17 1985-11-03 @ SFO W, 24-13 3 3 rush Wendell Tyler 3 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
18 1985-11-10 ATL L, 17-23 4 18 pass Joe Washington 18 yard pass from David Archer (Mick Luckhurst kick)
19 1985-11-10 ATL L, 17-23 4 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
20 1985-11-17 @ STL L, 14-24 2 3 rush Stump Mitchell 3 yard rush (Novo Bojovic kick)
21 1985-11-17 @ STL L, 14-24 2 1 rush Stump Mitchell 1 yard rush (Novo Bojovic kick)
22 1985-11-24 @ DAL W, 34-17 1 2 rush Tony Dorsett 2 yard rush (Rafael Septien kick)
23 1985-11-24 @ DAL W, 34-17 2 2 pass Doug Cosbie 2 yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)
24 1985-11-24 @ DAL W, 34-17 2 23 pass Doug Cosbie 23 yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)
25 1985-11-24 @ DAL W, 34-17 4 19 pass Mike Renfro 19 yard pass from Danny White
26 1985-11-24 @ DAL W, 34-17 4 10 rush Tony Dorsett 10 yard rush (Rafael Septien kick)
27 1985-12-01 MIN W, 28-23 4 7 pass Allen Rice 7 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Jan Stenerud kick)
28 1985-12-01 MIN W, 28-23 4 65 fumble Willie Teal 65 yard fumble return (Jan Stenerud kick)
29 1985-12-01 MIN W, 28-23 4 36 pass Anthony Carter 36 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Jan Stenerud kick)
30 1985-12-01 MIN W, 28-23 4 42 pass Anthony Carter 42 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Jan Stenerud kick)
31 1985-12-08 WAS W, 17-12 3 28 rush George Rogers 28 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
32 1985-12-08 WAS W, 17-12 4 5 pass Gary Clark 5 yard pass from Jay Schroeder (Mark Moseley kick)
33 1985-12-15 @ SDG W, 20-14 3 6 rush Tim Spencer 6 yard rush (Bob Thomas kick)
34 1985-12-15 @ SDG W, 20-14 3 23 pass Charlie Joiner 23 yard pass from Mark Herrmann (Bob Thomas kick)
35 1985-12-22 @ MIN L, 35-37 1 4 rush Alfred Anderson 4 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
36 1985-12-22 @ MIN L, 35-37 2 2 pass Ted Brown 2 yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Jan Stenerud kick)
37 1985-12-22 @ MIN L, 35-37 3 25 pass Darrin Nelson 25 yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Jan Stenerud kick)
38 1985-12-22 @ MIN L, 35-37 3 8 rush Darrin Nelson 8 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
39 1985-12-22 @ MIN L, 35-37 3 1 rush Ted Brown 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)