1985 Tampa Bay Bandits Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-8
Finishing 5th in the USFL's Eastern Conference
Coach: Steve Spurrier (10-8)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 395,653, Avg. 43,961 in 9 home dates
1985 Tampa Bay Bandits Roster
The Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 10 wins and 8 losses, finishing fifth in the USFL's Eastern Conference.
Tampa Bay chalked up 405 points, while the defensive unit allowed 422. John Reaves triggered the aerial attack, passing for 4,193 yards. Gary Anderson snagged 72 passes, while Larry Brodsky accumulated 1,071 receiving yards. Marvin Harvey was targeted regularly, too.
Gary Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 1,207 yards for the Bandits.
Marcus Quinn picked off 7 opponent throws. Fred Nordgren topped the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.
Steve Spurrier coached the team. The 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits lost in the Quarterfinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 405
Regular Season Points Against: 422
|February 9, 1985||New Jersey Generals 7 at Tampa Bay Bandits 21||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|February 16, 1985||Baltimore Stars 26 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0||Charlotte, NC|
|February 23, 1985||Orlando Renegades 7 at Tampa Bay Bandits 35||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|March 3, 1985||Houston Gamblers 50 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0|
|March 10, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 31 at San Antonio Gunslingers 18||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|March 16, 1985||Arizona Outlaws 13 at Tampa Bay Bandits 23||W||2-1-0||1-0-0||3-1-0|
|March 24, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at New Jersey Generals 28||L||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|March 29, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 28 at Memphis Showboats 20||W||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|April 6, 1985||Jacksonville Bulls 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 31||W||3-1-0||2-1-0||5-2-0|
|April 15, 1985||Denver Gold 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 33||W||4-1-0||2-1-0||6-2-0|
|April 21, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 3 at Birmingham Stallions 30||L||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0|
|April 28, 1985||Baltimore Stars 14 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28||W||5-1-0||2-2-0||7-3-0|
|May 4, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at Los Angeles Express 14||W||5-1-0||3-2-0||8-3-0|
|May 12, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 21 at Jacksonville Bulls 10||W||5-1-0||4-2-0||9-3-0|
|May 18, 1985||Memphis Showboats 38 at Tampa Bay Bandits 14||L||5-2-0||4-2-0||9-4-0|
|May 26, 1985||New Jersey Generals 30 at Tampa Bay Bandits 24||L||5-3-0||4-2-0||9-5-0||OT|
|June 1, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 7 at Orlando Renegades 37||L||5-3-0||4-3-0||9-6-0|
|June 8, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at Portland Breakers 27||L||5-3-0||4-4-0||9-7-0|
|June 15, 1985||Birmingham Stallions 14 at Tampa Bay Bandits 17||W||6-3-0||4-4-0||10-7-0|
|June 23, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 10 at Baltimore Stars 38||L||6-3-0||4-5-0||10-8-0|
|June 30, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 27 at Oakland Invaders 30||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||Quarterfinals|