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1985 Los Angeles Rams

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11-5-0, 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)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Dieter Brock 34 Rook 15 218 for 365, 2,658 yards, 16 td, 13 int, & 20 rushes for 38 yards and 0 td
RB Eric Dickerson 25 2 14 292 rushes for 1,234 yards, 12 td, & 20 catches for 126 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
WR Ron Brown*+ 24 1 9 14 catches for 215 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983
WR Henry Ellard 24 2 16 54 catches for 811 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for 8 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1983
TE David Hill 31 9 16 29 catches for 271 yards, 1 td Detroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
TE Tony Hunter 25 2 9 50 catches for 562 yards, 4 td Buffalo Bills / 1st / 12th pick / 1983
LT Irv Pankey 27 5 12 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
LG Kent Hill* 28 6 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
C Doug Smith* 29 7 13 1 fumble recovered
RG Dennis Harrah* 32 10 10 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
RT Jackie Slater* 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
 Defensive Starters
LDE Doug Reed 25 1 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 111th pick / 1983
NT Charles DeJurnett 33 9 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 17th / 418th pick / 1974
RDE Reggie Doss 29 7 15 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
LOLB Mel Owens 27 4 15 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1981
LILB Carl Ekern 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
RILB Jim Collins* 27 4 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1981
ROLB Mike Wilcher 25 2 15 12.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 36th pick / 1983
LCB Gary Green* 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 10th pick / 1977
RCB LeRoy Irvin* 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
SS Nolan Cromwell 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
FS Johnnie Johnson 29 5 15 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Lansford 27 3 0 22 of 29 field goals & 38 of 39 extra points New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
P Dale Hatcher*+ 22 Rook 0 87 punts for a 43.2 average, 1 blocked Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 77th pick / 1985
PR Henry Ellard 24 2 16 37 punt returns for a 13.5 average and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1983
KR Ron Brown*+ 24 1 9 28 kick returns for a 32.8 average and 3 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
62 Bill Bain 33 lt 15 6 279 6-4 Colorado,USC 8/9/1952 10 3 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1975
86 Mike Barber 32 te 5 5 235 6-3 Louisiana Tech 6/4/1953 9 0 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1976
73 Russ Bolinger 31 g 6 2 255 6-5 California-Riverside,Long Beach St. 9/10/1954 9 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1976
90 Ed Brady 23 16 0 238 6-2 Illinois 6/17/1962 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 215th pick / 1984
5 Dieter Brock 34 QB 15 15 195 6-0 Jacksonville St.,Auburn 2/12/1951 Rook 9
89 Ron Brown*+ 24 KR 13 9 181 5-11 Arizona St. 3/31/1961 1 5 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 41st pick / 1983
31 Lynn Cain 30 rb 7 1 205 6-1 USC 10/16/1955 6 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 100th pick / 1979
50 Jim Collins* 27 RILB 16 16 230 6-2 Syracuse 6/11/1958 4 12 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1981
21 Nolan Cromwell 30 SS 16 16 200 6-1 Kansas 1/30/1955 8 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1977
70 Charles DeJurnett 33 NT 15 14 263 6-4 San Jose St. 6/17/1952 9 7 San Diego Chargers / 17th / 418th pick / 1974
29 Eric Dickerson 25 RB 14 14 220 6-3 SMU 9/2/1960 2 9 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
8 Steve Dils 30 15 0 190 6-1 Stanford 12/8/1955 6 0 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 97th pick / 1979
71 Reggie Doss 29 RDE 16 15 265 6-4 Hampton 12/7/1956 7 8 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 189th pick / 1978
82 Bobby Duckworth 27 wr 14 6 198 6-3 Arkansas 11/27/1958 3 4 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1981
55 Carl Ekern 31 LILB 16 16 223 6-3 San Jose St. 5/27/1954 9 9 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 128th pick / 1976
80 Henry Ellard 24 PR 16 16 180 5-11 Fresno St. 7/21/1961 2 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1983
48 Tim Fox 32 6 0 186 5-11 Ohio St. 11/1/1953 9 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1976
25 Jerry Gray 23 db 16 1 183 6-0 Texas 12/16/1962 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 21st pick / 1985
27 Gary Green* 30 LCB 16 16 187 5-11 Baylor 10/2/1955 8 11 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 10th pick / 1977
91 Kevin Greene 23 15 0 247 6-3 Auburn 7/31/1962 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 113th pick / 1985
44 Mike Guman 27 rb 8 1 216 6-2 Penn St. 4/21/1958 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 154th pick / 1980
60 Dennis Harrah* 32 RG 10 10 260 6-5 Miami (FL) 3/9/1953 10 5 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1975
26 Eric Harris 30 9 0 198 6-3 Memphis 8/11/1955 5 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 104th pick / 1977
68 Dennis Harrison 29 12 0 275 6-8 Vanderbilt 7/31/1956 7 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 92nd pick / 1978
3 Dale Hatcher*+ 22 P 16 0 209 6-2 Clemson 4/5/1963 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 77th pick / 1985
81 David Hill 31 TE 16 16 229 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 1/1/1954 9 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
72 Kent Hill* 28 LG 16 16 260 6-5 Georgia Tech 3/7/1957 6 10 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 26th pick / 1979
87 Tony Hunter 25 TE 16 9 237 6-4 Notre Dame 5/22/1960 2 5 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 12th pick / 1983
47 LeRoy Irvin* 28 RCB 16 16 184 5-11 Kansas 9/15/1957 5 14 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 70th pick / 1980
59 Mark Jerue 25 16 0 229 6-3 Washington 1/15/1960 2 2 New York Jets / 5th / 135th pick / 1982
77 Gary Jeter 30 de 16 1 259 6-4 USC 1/24/1955 8 3 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1977
20 Johnnie Johnson 29 FS 16 15 185 6-1 Texas 10/8/1956 5 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 17th pick / 1980
24 A.J. Jones 26 1 0 202 6-1 Texas 5/30/1959 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 202nd pick / 1982
9 Jeff Kemp 26 qb 5 1 201 6-0 Dartmouth 7/11/1959 4 1
1 Mike Lansford 27 K 16 0 183 6-0 Washington 7/20/1958 3 4 New York Giants / 12th / 312th pick / 1980
57 Jim Laughlin 27 10 0 222 6-0 Ohio St. 7/5/1958 5 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 91st pick / 1980
67 Duval Love 22 6 0 275 6-3 UCLA 6/24/1963 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 274th pick / 1985
83 James McDonald 24 9 0 234 6-5 USC 3/29/1961 2 1
69 Greg Meisner 26 14 0 257 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/23/1959 4 1 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1981
98 Shawn Miller 24 de 16 3 255 6-4 Utah St. 3/14/1961 1 3
22 Vince Newsome 24 db 16 1 180 6-1 Washington 1/22/1961 2 2 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 97th pick / 1983
58 Mel Owens 27 LOLB 16 15 224 6-2 Michigan 12/7/1958 4 9 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1981
75 Irv Pankey 27 LT 16 12 277 6-4 Penn St. 2/15/1958 5 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1980
30 Barry Redden 25 rb 14 2 210 5-10 Richmond 7/21/1960 3 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
93 Doug Reed 25 LDE 16 16 254 6-3 San Diego St. 7/16/1960 1 9 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 111th pick / 1983
66 Booker Reese 26 2 0 260 6-0 Bethune-Cookman 9/20/1959 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1982
78 Jackie Slater* 31 RT 16 16 277 6-4 Jackson St. 5/27/1954 9 8 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 86th pick / 1976
61 Tony Slaton 24 c 13 5 265 6-3 USC 4/12/1961 Rook 3 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 155th pick / 1984
56 Doug Smith* 29 C 13 13 259 6-3 Bowling Green 11/25/1956 7 7
51 Norwood Vann 23 8 0 228 6-1 East Carolina 2/18/1962 1 1 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 253rd pick / 1984
33 Charles White 27 16 0 190 5-10 USC 1/22/1958 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 27th pick / 1980
54 Mike Wilcher 25 ROLB 16 15 238 6-3 North Carolina 3/20/1960 2 9 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 36th pick / 1983
88 Mike Young 23 wr 15 1 187 6-1 UCLA 2/21/1962 Rook 1 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 161st pick / 1985
Team Total 27.3 16 226.0 6-2.1 4.4