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The 1985 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 36th year with the National Football League.

1985 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coachBill Walsh
(7th season)
General managerJohn McVay and Carmen Policy
(Since 1983)
OwnerEdward J. DeBartolo, Jr.
(Since 1977)
Home fieldCandlestick Park
Results
Record10–6
Division place2nd NFC West
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Giants) 3–17
Pro Bowlers
AP All-Pros
A ticket for a November 1985 game between the 49ers and the Denver Broncos.

49ers running back Roger Craig became the first player in NFL history to record both 1,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in the same season. Craig rushed for 1,050 yards,[3] and had 1,016 receiving yards.[4][5]

This season was Jerry Rice's first season in the league.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1985 San Francisco 49ers staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Bill Walsh

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Fred von Appen

Strength and conditioning

  • Physical Development Coordinator – Jerry Attaway

RosterEdit

1985 San Francisco 49ers roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Practice squad {{{practice_squad}}}


Rookies in italics

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 8, 1985 at Minnesota Vikings L 21–28
57,375
2 September 15, 1985 Atlanta Falcons W 35–16
58,923
3 September 22, 1985 at Los Angeles Raiders W 34–10
87,006
4 September 29, 1985 New Orleans Saints L 17–20
58,053
5 October 6, 1985 at Atlanta Falcons W 38–17
44,740
6 October 13, 1985 Chicago Bears L 10–26
60,523
7 October 20, 1985 at Detroit Lions L 21–23
67,715
8 October 27, 1985 at Los Angeles Rams W 28–14
65,939
9 November 3, 1985 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–13
58,383
10 November 11, 1985 (Mon) at Denver Broncos L 16–17
73,173
11 November 17, 1985 Kansas City Chiefs W 31–3
56,447
12 November 25, 1985 (Mon) Seattle Seahawks W 19–6
57,482
13 December 1, 1985 at Washington Redskins W 35–8
51,321
14 December 9, 1985 (Mon) Los Angeles Rams L 20–27
60,581
15 December 15, 1985 at New Orleans Saints W 31–19
46,065
16 December 22, 1985 Dallas Cowboys W 31–16
60,114

Game summariesEdit

Week 15Edit

1 234Total
• 49ers 0 71014 31
Saints 0 973 19

[6]

StandingsEdit

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams(2) 11 5 0 .688 3–3 8–4 340 277 L1
San Francisco 49ers(5) 10 6 0 .625 4–2 7–5 411 263 W2
New Orleans Saints 5 11 0 .313 2–4 5–7 294 401 L3
Atlanta Falcons 4 12 0 .250 3–3 4–8 282 452 W2

PlayoffsEdit

NFC Wild CardEdit

  • San Francisco 49ers 3, New York Giants 17

December 29, 1985 (Sat) at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 75,842

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

  • Roger Craig, 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving in the same season

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1985 NFL Pro Bowlers". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  2. ^ "1985 NFL All-Pros". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 437
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 441
  5. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com: Marshall Faulk is the only other player to log 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving in the same season. He did so with the St. Louis Rams in 1999.
  6. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Dec-18.
  7. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 451

External linksEdit