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1985 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

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 Roster
1985 Dallas Cowboys Results

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, and the defensive squad surrendered 333. Danny White threw for 3,157 yards. Tony Hill hauled in 74 passes for 1,113 yards. Doug Cosbie and Mike Renfro contributed to the receiving game 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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Danny White45026759.331577.0214.7173.8563025780.6
Gary Hogeboom1267055.69787.854.075.6581411870.8
Steve Pelluer8562.5475.900.000.0280078.6
Tony Hill11100.04242.000.000.04200118.8
James Jones2150.0126.0150.0150.0120068.8
Totals58734458.642367.2274.6254.358 44375


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Dorsett30513074.360 7
Timmy Newsome882522.915 2
Gary Hogeboom8486.015 1
Danny White22442.021 1
John Williams13403.10
Robert Lavette13342.610 0
Todd Fowler7253.60
James Jones100.00
Gordon Banks1-1-1.0-1 0
Steve Pelluer3-2-0.70
Tony Hill1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals46217413.860 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Hill74111315.053 7
Doug Cosbie6479312.442 6
Mike Renfro6095515.958 8
Tony Dorsett464499.856 3
Timmy Newsome463617.824 1
James Jones241797.535 0
Karl Powe1423716.934 0
Fred Cornwell67712.832 1
Todd Fowler5244.810 0
Leon Gonzalez3289.313 0
Danny White11212.012 1
Robert Lavette188.00
Totals344423612.358 27


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rafael Septien434297.7281967.999


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Saxon81339641.957
Danny White14343.043

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Bates221526.921 0
Leon Gonzalez15583.913 0
Gordon Banks3279.028 0
Totals402375.928 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Lavette3468220.134 0
Kenny Duckett917319.225 0
James Jones916117.926 0
John Williams612921.530 0
Todd Fowler34816.020 0
Karl Powe11717.017 0
Totals62121019.534 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Everson Walls9313.419 0
Dennis Thurman5214.221 1
Ron Fellows45213.029 0
Bill Bates4153.80
Dextor Clinkscale3165.311 0
Michael Downs3113.711 0
Victor Scott22613.026 1
Jim Jeffcoat16565.065 1
Eugene Lockhart11919.019 1
Mike Hegman177.00
Totals332638.065 4


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rafael Septien1942099
Tony Dorsett7300060
Mike Renfro800048
Tony Hill0700042
Doug Cosbie600036
Timmy Newsome2100018
Danny White1100012
Jim Jeffcoat10006
Dennis Thurman10006
Gary Hogeboom10006
Victor Scott10006
Eugene Lockhart10006
Jesse Penn10006
Fred Cornwell10006


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