1985 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Bill Parcells (10-6)
Location: New York, New York
1985 New York Giants Roster
The New York Giants 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 1-1.
The Giants piled up points with 399 points, and the solid defense surrendered 283. Phil Simms led the charge, passing for 3,829 yards. Lionel Manuel hauled in 49 passes for 859 yards. Mark Bavaro contributed to the receiving game, too.
Joe Morris ran for a team-leading 1,336 yards for New York.
Elvis Patterson intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Leonard Marshall topped pass rushers with 15.5 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 68 sacks.
Bill Parcells coached the team. The 1985 New York Giants lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 399
Regular Season Points Against: 283
|September 8, 1985||Philadelphia Eagles 0 at New York Giants 21||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 15, 1985||New York Giants 20 at Green Bay Packers 23||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|September 22, 1985||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at New York Giants 27||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|September 29, 1985||New York Giants 16 at Philadelphia Eagles 10||W||2-0-0||1-1-0||3-1-0||OT|
|October 6, 1985||Dallas Cowboys 30 at New York Giants 29||L||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 13, 1985||New York Giants 30 at Cincinnati Bengals 35||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|October 20, 1985||Washington Redskins 3 at New York Giants 17||W||3-1-0||1-2-0||4-3-0|
|October 27, 1985||New York Giants 21 at New Orleans Saints 13||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|November 3, 1985||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 at New York Giants 22||W||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 10, 1985||St. Louis Cardinals 19 at New York Giants 24||W||5-1-0||2-2-0||7-3-0|
|November 18, 1985||New York Giants 21 at Washington Redskins 23||L||5-1-0||2-3-0||7-4-0|
|November 24, 1985||New York Giants 34 at St. Louis Cardinals 3||W||5-1-0||3-3-0||8-4-0|
|December 1, 1985||Cleveland Browns 35 at New York Giants 33||L||5-2-0||3-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 8, 1985||New York Giants 35 at Houston Oilers 14||W||5-2-0||4-3-0||9-5-0|
|December 15, 1985||New York Giants 21 at Dallas Cowboys 28||L||5-2-0||4-4-0||9-6-0|
|December 21, 1985||Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at New York Giants 28||W||6-2-0||4-4-0||10-6-0|
|December 29, 1985||San Francisco 49ers 3 at New York Giants 17||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||NFC Wild Card Playoff|
|January 5, 1986||New York Giants 0 at Chicago Bears 21||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|