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1985 Los Angeles Rams

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 1985 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.6, Offense: -1.0, Defense: 3.6, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 340 points (21.2/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 277 points (17.3/g), 4th.
 Differential of 63 points (3.9/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 9.9-6.1.

Coach: John Robinson (11-5-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur
 Other Notable Asst.: Norv Turner (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: Anaheim Stadium
 Training Camp: Fullerton State (Fullerton, California)

Team Info

Majority Owner/Chairman Georgia Frontiere
General Manager John Shaw
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 340 4520 963 4.7 35 21 12 258 234 403 2463 16 14 5.4 131 503 2057 15 4.1 115
Team Defense 277 4648 1048 4.4 46 17 22 281 296 548 3062 19 29 5.1 155 444 1586 9 3.6 104
Lg Rank Offense 15 26 10 24 25 28 28 24 4 22 10 14 15 14
Lg Rank Defense 4 5 4 12 7 24 10 10 3 3 7 4 3 5

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 W 1-0 Denver Broncos 20 16 19 285 138 147 3 13 277 214 63 3
2 Sun September 15 boxscore W 2-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17 6 16 334 161 173 2 16 300 180 120 7
3 Mon September 23 boxscore W 3-0 @ Seattle Seahawks 35 24 19 357 187 170 5 17 314 270 44 5
4 Sun September 29 boxscore W 4-0 Atlanta Falcons 17 6 14 283 177 106 18 258 154 104 1
5 Sun October 6 boxscore W 5-0 Minnesota Vikings 13 10 14 188 130 58 1 25 306 172 134 1
6 Sun October 13 boxscore W 6-0 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 27 14 282 148 134 4 15 210 151 59 5
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 7-0 @ Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 12 184 54 130 15 245 143 102 7
8 Sun October 27 boxscore L 7-1 San Francisco 49ers 14 28 25 401 319 82 4 23 429 290 139 1
9 Sun November 3 boxscore W 8-1 New Orleans Saints 28 10 20 366 236 130 3 13 187 122 65 3
10 Sun November 10 boxscore L 8-2 @ New York Giants 19 24 14 261 103 158 1 21 333 224 109 3
11 Sun November 17 boxscore L 8-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 14 30 9 177 132 45 5 22 290 132 158 1
12 Sun November 24 boxscore W 9-3 Green Bay Packers 34 17 20 329 142 187 1 20 281 203 78 1
13 Sun December 1 boxscore L 9-4 @ New Orleans Saints 3 29 13 164 59 105 4 14 280 196 84
14 Mon December 9 boxscore W 10-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 27 20 12 264 150 114 1 22 410 300 110 3
15 Sun December 15 boxscore W 11-4 St. Louis Cardinals 46 14 22 425 217 208 14 213 131 82 3
16 Mon December 23 boxscore L 11-5 Los Angeles Raiders 6 16 15 220 110 110 1 13 315 180 135 2
Playoffs
Division Sat January 4 boxscore W 12-5 Dallas Cowboys 20 0 15 316 47 269 2 15 243 182 61 6
ConfChamp Sun January 12 boxscore L 12-6 @ Chicago Bears 0 24 9 130 44 86 3 13 232 141 91 1

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
5 Dieter Brock 34 QB 15 15 11-4-0 218 365 59.7% 2658 16 4.4 13 3.6 64 7.3 6.6 12.2 177.2 82.0 51 351 5.55 4.91 12.3 2 1
9 Jeff Kemp 26 qb 5 1 0-1-0 16 38 42.1% 214 0 0.0 1 2.6 35 5.6 4.4 13.4 42.8 49.7 6 58 3.55 2.52 13.6
Team Total 27.3 16 11-5-0 234 403 58.1% 2872 16 4.0 14 3.5 64 7.1 6.4 12.3 179.5 78.9 57 409 5.35 4.68 12.4 2 1
Opp Total 16 296 548 54.0% 3483 19 3.5 29 5.3 6.4 4.67 11.8 217.7 63.1 56 421 5.1 3.5 9.3

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
29 Eric Dickerson 25 RB 14 14 292 1234 12 43 4.2 88.1 20.9 20 126 6.3 0 33 1.4 9.0 1360 12 10
30 Barry Redden 25 rb 14 2 87 380 0 41 4.4 27.1 6.2 16 162 10.1 0 32 1.1 11.6 542 0 1
33 Charles White 27 16 0 70 310 3 32 4.4 19.4 4.4 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 0.8 322 3 3
5 Dieter Brock 34 QB 15 15 20 38 0 13 1.9 2.5 1.3 38 0 6
31 Lynn Cain 30 rb 7 1 11 46 0 9 4.2 6.6 1.6 5 24 4.8 0 13 0.7 3.4 70 0 0
44 Mike Guman 27 rb 8 1 11 32 0 6 2.9 4.0 1.4 3 23 7.7 0 11 0.4 2.9 55 0 0
9 Jeff Kemp 26 qb 5 1 5 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 2
80 Henry Ellard 24 PR/WR 16 16 3 8 0 16 2.7 0.5 0.2 54 811 15.0 5 64 3.4 50.7 819 5 5
89 Ron Brown*+ 24 KR/WR 13 9 2 13 0 9 6.5 1.0 0.2 14 215 15.4 3 43 1.1 16.5 228 3 2
8 Steve Dils 30 15 0 2 -4 0 -2 -2.0 -0.3 0.1 -4 0 0
87 Tony Hunter 25 TE 16 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 50 562 11.2 4 47 3.1 35.1 562 4 3
81 David Hill 31 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 271 9.3 1 37 1.8 16.9 271 1 2
82 Bobby Duckworth 27 wr 14 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 422 16.9 3 42 1.8 30.1 422 3 0
88 Mike Young 23 wr 15 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 157 11.2 0 23 0.9 10.5 157 0 1
83 James McDonald 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 58 29.0 0 35 0.2 6.4 58 0 0
86 Mike Barber 32 te 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 29 29.0 0 29 0.2 5.8 29 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 503 2057 15 43 4.1 128.6 31.4 234 2872 12.3 16 64 14.6 179.5 4929 31 35
Opp Total 16 444 1586 9 3.6 99.1 27.8 296 3062 10.3 19 18.5 191.4 4648 28 30

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
80 Henry Ellard 24 PR/WR 16 16 37 501 1 80 13.5 1320
89 Ron Brown*+ 24 KR/WR 13 9 28 918 3 98 32.8 1146
33 Charles White 27 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 17 300 0 32 17.6 622
31 Lynn Cain 30 rb 7 1 6 115 0 28 19.2 185
44 Mike Guman 27 rb 8 1 2 30 0 17 15.0 85
21 Nolan Cromwell 30 SS 16 16 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
98 Shawn Miller 24 de 16 3 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
61 Tony Slaton 24 c 13 5 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
Team Total 27.3 16 38 501 1 80 13.2 56 1394 3 98 24.9 6824
Opp Total 16 43 297 0 6.9 66 1253 0 19.0

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
3 Dale Hatcher*+ 22 P 16 0 87 3761 67 1 43.2
1 Mike Lansford 27 K 16 0 5 5 12 9 8 6 4 2 29 22 75.9%% 39 38 97.4%%
Team Total 27.3 16 5 5 12 9 8 6 4 2 29 22 75.9%% 39 38 97.4%% 87 3761 67 1 43.2
Opp Total 16 29 23 79.3%% 30 28 93.3%% 89 3738 42.0

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 Kevin Greene 23 15 0 15 0
54 Mike Wilcher 25 ROLB 16 15 12.5 1 0 0 0 0
29 Eric Dickerson 25 RB 14 14 0 10 3 0 0
77 Gary Jeter 30 de 16 1 11.0 0 0 1 0 0
58 Mel Owens 27 LOLB 16 15 9.0 0 0 2 14 0
80 Henry Ellard 24 PR/WR 16 16 0 5 5 0 0
5 Dieter Brock 34 QB 15 15 0 6 1 -7 0
21 Nolan Cromwell 30 SS 16 16 1.0 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 4 12 0
27 Gary Green* 30 LCB 16 16 1.0 6 84 1 41 0
93 Doug Reed 25 LDE 16 16 7.0
47 LeRoy Irvin* 28 RCB 16 16 6 83 1 34 0
20 Johnnie Johnson 29 FS 16 15 5 96 1 46 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Jim Collins* 27 RILB 16 16 2.0 2 8 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
98 Shawn Miller 24 de 16 3 5.0
22 Vince Newsome 24 db 16 1 1.0 3 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
71 Reggie Doss 29 RDE 16 15 2.5 0 0 2 0 0 1
87 Tony Hunter 25 TE 16 9 0 3 1 0 0
68 Dennis Harrison 29 12 0 3.0
33 Charles White 27 16 0 0 3 0 0 0
89 Ron Brown*+ 24 KR/WR 13 9 0 2 0 0 0
55 Carl Ekern 31 LILB 16 16 2 55 1 33 0
48 Tim Fox 32 6 0 2 8 0 8 0
81 David Hill 31 TE 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
9 Jeff Kemp 26 qb 5 1 0 2 0 0 0
90 Ed Brady 23 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
70 Charles DeJurnett 33 NT 15 14 1.0
59 Mark Jerue 25 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Irv Pankey 27 LT 16 12 0 0 1 0 0
30 Barry Redden 25 rb 14 2 0 1 0 0 0
78 Jackie Slater* 31 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
61 Tony Slaton 24 c 13 5 0 0 1 0 0
56 Doug Smith* 29 C 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
51 Norwood Vann 23 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Mike Young 23 wr 15 1 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 56.0 29 359 4 46 0 0 35 29 19 0 15 0 1
Opp Total 16 57 30 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
1 Mike Lansford 27 K 16 0 38 22 104
29 Eric Dickerson 25 RB 14 14 12 12 72
89 Ron Brown*+ 24 KR/WR 13 9 3 3 6 36
80 Henry Ellard 24 PR/WR 16 16 5 1 6 36
87 Tony Hunter 25 TE 16 9 4 4 24
82 Bobby Duckworth 27 wr 14 6 3 3 18
33 Charles White 27 16 0 3 3 18
55 Carl Ekern 31 LILB 16 16 1 1 6
27 Gary Green* 30 LCB 16 16 1 1 6
81 David Hill 31 TE 16 16 1 1 6
47 LeRoy Irvin* 28 RCB 16 16 1 1 6
20 Johnnie Johnson 29 FS 16 15 1 1 6
71 Reggie Doss 29 RDE 16 15 1 2
Team Total 27.3 16 15 16 1 3 4 39 38 22 1 340
Opp Total 16 9 19 1 1 28 23 277

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1985-09-08 DEN W, 20-16 2 2 pass David Hill 2 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
2 1985-09-08 DEN W, 20-16 4 8 rush Charles White 8 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
3 1985-09-15 @ PHI W, 17-6 1 80 punt Henry Ellard 80 yard punt return (Mike Lansford kick)
4 1985-09-15 @ PHI W, 17-6 4 17 rush Charles White 17 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
5 1985-09-23 @ SEA W, 35-24 1 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
6 1985-09-23 @ SEA W, 35-24 3 19 pass Bobby Duckworth 19 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
7 1985-09-23 @ SEA W, 35-24 3 2 rush Eric Dickerson 2 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
8 1985-09-23 @ SEA W, 35-24 4 15 rush Eric Dickerson 15 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
9 1985-09-23 @ SEA W, 35-24 4 27 interception Johnnie Johnson 27 yard interception return (Mike Lansford kick)
10 1985-09-29 ATL W, 17-6 2 64 pass Henry Ellard 64 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
11 1985-09-29 ATL W, 17-6 3 13 pass Bobby Duckworth 13 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
12 1985-10-06 MIN W, 13-10 3 2 rush Eric Dickerson 2 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
13 1985-10-13 @ TAM W, 31-27 2 23 pass Bobby Duckworth 23 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
14 1985-10-13 @ TAM W, 31-27 2 6 rush Eric Dickerson 6 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
15 1985-10-13 @ TAM W, 31-27 3 33 interception Carl Ekern 33 yard interception return (Mike Lansford kick)
16 1985-10-13 @ TAM W, 31-27 4 34 interception LeRoy Irvin 34 yard interception return (Mike Lansford kick)
17 1985-10-20 @ KAN W, 16-0 2 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
18 1985-10-27 SFO L, 14-28 3 23 pass Henry Ellard 23 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
19 1985-10-27 SFO L, 14-28 4 3 pass Tony Hunter 3 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
20 1985-11-03 NOR W, 28-10 1 11 rush Eric Dickerson 11 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
21 1985-11-03 NOR W, 28-10 2 17 pass Henry Ellard 17 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
22 1985-11-03 NOR W, 28-10 3 29 pass Tony Hunter 29 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
23 1985-11-03 NOR W, 28-10 4 5 rush Charles White 5 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
24 1985-11-10 @ NYG L, 19-24 1 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
25 1985-11-17 @ ATL L, 14-30 4 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
26 1985-11-17 @ ATL L, 14-30 4 43 pass Ron Brown 43 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
27 1985-11-24 GNB W, 34-17 1 98 kickoff Ron Brown 98 yard kickoff return (Mike Lansford kick)
28 1985-11-24 GNB W, 34-17 2 86 kickoff Ron Brown 86 yard kickoff return (Mike Lansford kick)
29 1985-11-24 GNB W, 34-17 3 14 rush Eric Dickerson 14 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
30 1985-11-24 GNB W, 34-17 4 39 pass Ron Brown 39 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
31 1985-12-09 @ SFO W, 27-20 3 86 kickoff Ron Brown 86 yard kickoff return (Mike Lansford kick)
32 1985-12-09 @ SFO W, 27-20 4 39 pass Henry Ellard 39 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
33 1985-12-09 @ SFO W, 27-20 4 41 interception Gary Green 41 yard interception return (Mike Lansford kick)
34 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 1 1 rush Eric Dickerson 1 yard rush
35 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 1 13 pass Ron Brown 13 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
36 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 2 47 pass Tony Hunter 47 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
37 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 2 2 rush Eric Dickerson 2 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
38 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 2 43 pass Henry Ellard 43 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)
39 1985-12-15 STL W, 46-14 3 3 pass Tony Hunter 3 yard pass from Dieter Brock (Mike Lansford kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1985-09-08 DEN L, 16-20 2 28 pass Butch Johnson 28 yard pass from John Elway
2 1985-09-08 DEN L, 16-20 2 25 pass Clint Sampson 25 yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)
3 1985-09-23 @ SEA L, 24-35 2 28 interception Dave Brown 28 yard interception return (Norm Johnson kick)
4 1985-09-23 @ SEA L, 24-35 4 21 pass Danny Greene 21 yard pass from Dave Krieg (Norm Johnson kick)
5 1985-09-23 @ SEA L, 24-35 4 37 pass Daryl Turner 37 yard pass from Gale Gilbert (Norm Johnson kick)
6 1985-10-06 MIN L, 10-13 3 1 rush Ted Brown 1 yard rush (Jan Stenerud kick)
7 1985-10-13 @ TAM L, 27-31 1 1 rush James Wilder 1 yard rush (Donald Igwebuike kick)
8 1985-10-13 @ TAM L, 27-31 2 17 pass Kevin House 17 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Donald Igwebuike kick)
9 1985-10-13 @ TAM L, 27-31 4 13 pass Gerald Carter 13 yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Donald Igwebuike kick)
10 1985-10-27 SFO W, 28-14 1 14 rush Roger Craig 14 yard rush (Ray Wersching kick)
11 1985-10-27 SFO W, 28-14 1 9 pass Wendell Tyler 9 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
12 1985-10-27 SFO W, 28-14 2 8 pass Dwight Clark 8 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
13 1985-10-27 SFO W, 28-14 2 35 pass Roger Craig 35 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
14 1985-11-03 NOR L, 10-28 3 3 pass Eric Martin 3 yard pass from Dave Wilson (Morten Andersen kick)
15 1985-11-10 @ NYG W, 24-19 2 36 pass Bobby Johnson 36 yard pass from Phil Simms (Eric Schubert kick)
16 1985-11-10 @ NYG W, 24-19 3 1 rush Joe Morris 1 yard rush (Eric Schubert kick)
17 1985-11-10 @ NYG W, 24-19 4 3 rush Joe Morris 3 yard rush (Eric Schubert kick)
18 1985-11-17 @ ATL W, 30-14 1 3 rush Gerald Riggs 3 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
19 1985-11-17 @ ATL W, 30-14 2 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
20 1985-11-17 @ ATL W, 30-14 4 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Mick Luckhurst kick)
21 1985-11-24 GNB L, 17-34 2 5 pass Paul Coffman 5 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Al Del Greco kick)
22 1985-11-24 GNB L, 17-34 3 21 pass James Lofton 21 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Al Del Greco kick)
23 1985-12-01 @ NOR W, 29-3 4 43 pass Eric Martin 43 yard pass from Bobby Hebert (Morten Andersen kick)
24 1985-12-01 @ NOR W, 29-3 4 22 fumble Jack Del Rio 22 yard fumble return (Morten Andersen kick)
25 1985-12-09 @ SFO L, 20-27 2 7 pass Dwight Clark 7 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
26 1985-12-09 @ SFO L, 20-27 3 66 pass Jerry Rice 66 yard pass from Joe Montana
27 1985-12-09 @ SFO L, 20-27 4 1 pass Roger Craig 1 yard pass from Joe Montana (Ray Wersching kick)
28 1985-12-15 STL L, 14-46 1 1 rush Stump Mitchell 1 yard rush (Novo Bojovic kick)
29 1985-12-15 STL L, 14-46 3 12 pass Doug Marsh 12 yard pass from Neil Lomax (Novo Bojovic kick)
30 1985-12-23 RAI W, 16-6 4 21 pass Dokie Williams 21 yard pass from Marc Wilson (Chris Bahr kick)