1985 Dallas Cowboys Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Tom Landry (10-6)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1985 Dallas Cowboys Statistics
1985 Dallas Cowboys Roster

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Cowboys racked up 357 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 333. Danny White threw for 3,157 yards. Tony Hill hauled in 74 passes for 1,113 yards. Mike Renfro and Doug Cosbie provided receiving help also.

Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 1,307 yards for Dallas.

The larcenous defense led the way with 48 turnovers. Everson Walls intercepted 9 errant tosses from the opposition. Too Jones topped pass rushers with 13 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1985 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Division Playoff.

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Regular Season Points For: 357
Regular Season Points Against: 333

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 9, 1985 Washington Redskins 14 at Dallas Cowboys 44 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 15, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 21 at Detroit Lions 26 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 22, 1985 Cleveland Browns 7 at Dallas Cowboys 20 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
September 29, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 17 at Houston Oilers 10 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
October 6, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 30 at New York Giants 29 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
October 13, 1985 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 at Dallas Cowboys 27 W 3-0-0 2-1-0 5-1-0
October 20, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 14 at Philadelphia Eagles 16 L 3-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0
October 27, 1985 Atlanta Falcons 10 at Dallas Cowboys 24 W 4-0-0 2-2-0 6-2-0
November 4, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 21 L 4-0-0 2-3-0 6-3-0
November 10, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 13 at Washington Redskins 7 W 4-0-0 3-3-0 7-3-0
November 17, 1985 Chicago Bears 44 at Dallas Cowboys 0 L 4-1-0 3-3-0 7-4-0
November 24, 1985 Philadelphia Eagles 17 at Dallas Cowboys 34 W 5-1-0 3-3-0 8-4-0
November 28, 1985 St. Louis Cardinals 17 at Dallas Cowboys 35 W 6-1-0 3-3-0 9-4-0
December 8, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 24 at Cincinnati Bengals 50 L 6-1-0 3-4-0 9-5-0
December 15, 1985 New York Giants 21 at Dallas Cowboys 28 W 7-1-0 3-4-0 10-5-0
December 22, 1985 Dallas Cowboys 16 at San Francisco 49ers 31 L 7-1-0 3-5-0 10-6-0
January 4, 1986 Dallas Cowboys 0 at Los Angeles Rams 20 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 NFC Divisional Playoff


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