1985 Atlanta Falcons Schedule & Results

1985 Atlanta Falcons schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/8 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-0) 01414028
Atlanta (0-1) 1470627
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 23-9-188, 2 INT, 3 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 23-16-179, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Jones (DET), 10-75, 1 TD
G. Riggs (ATL), 31-131, 1 TD
Rec
J. Chadwick (DET), 3-80, 2 TD
J. Washington (ATL), 5-39
Sun 9/15 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-2) 733316
San Francisco (1-1) 00142135
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 30-19-150, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Montana (SF), 26-19-204, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 21-92
R. Craig (SF), 11-107, 2 TD
Rec
S. Bailey (ATL), 4-48
R. Craig (SF), 6-77
Sun 9/22 1234FINAL
Denver (2-1) 71461744
Atlanta (0-3) 7714028
Pass
J. Elway (DEN), 38-19-291, 2 INT, 3 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 27-16-226, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Lang (DEN), 17-77, 1 TD
G. Riggs (ATL), 21-77, 1 TD
Rec
V. Johnson (DEN), 4-96, 1 TD
B. Johnson (ATL), 7-110, 2 TD
Sun 9/29 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-4) 03306
LA Rams (4-0) 0107017
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 21-11-114, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Brock (LA), 20-16-215, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 18-61
B. Redden (LA), 18-74
Rec
C. Brown (ATL), 4-47
H. Ellard (LA), 5-123, 1 TD
Sun 10/6 1234FINAL
San Francisco (3-2) 7372138
Atlanta (0-5) 0301417
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 57-37-429, 0 INT, 5 TD
B. Holly (ATL), 16-11-132, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (SF), 11-57
G. Riggs (ATL), 13-43
Rec
R. Craig (SF), 12-167, 1 TD
B. Johnson (ATL), 8-89
Sun 10/13 1234FINAL
Atlanta (0-6) 0631726
Seattle (4-2) 7071630
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 27-14-209, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Krieg (SEA), 51-33-405, 1 INT, 4 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 23-139
C. Warner (SEA), 12-66
Rec
A. Allen (ATL), 3-81, 1 TD
S. Largent (SEA), 8-103, 1 TD
Sun 10/20 1234FINAL
New Orleans (3-4) 01001424
Atlanta (1-6) 7771031
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 45-19-300, 4 INT, 2 TD
D. Archer (ATL), 30-20-250, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Wilson (NO), 8-38
G. Riggs (ATL), 26-97, 1 TD
Rec
H. Brenner (NO), 6-111, 1 TD
B. Johnson (ATL), 11-153
Sun 10/27 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-7) 730010
Dallas (6-2) 0170724
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 23-9-99, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 47-27-362, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 24-127
T. Dorsett (DAL), 16-90, 1 TD
Rec
A. Cox (ATL), 5-56
T. Hill (DAL), 10-161, 1 TD
Sun 11/3 1234FINAL
Washington (5-4) 32831044
Atlanta (1-8) 300710
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-13-178, 0 INT, 1 TD
B. Holly (ATL), 17-9-131, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
K. Griffin (WAS), 16-164, 2 TD
G. Riggs (ATL), 22-127
Rec
A. Monk (WAS), 6-106, 1 TD
A. Cox (ATL), 4-44, 1 TD
Sun 11/10 12345F/OT
Atlanta (1-9) 00017017
Philadelphia (5-5) 01430623
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 25-12-133, 2 INT, 1 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 30-11-258, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 27-129, 1 TD
E. Jackson (PHI), 19-74, 1 TD
Rec
S. Bailey (ATL), 5-51
M. Quick (PHI), 3-145, 1 TD
Sun 11/17 1234FINAL
LA Rams (8-3) 0001414
Atlanta (2-9) 10103730
Pass
D. Brock (LA), 23-11-157, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Archer (ATL), 30-15-158, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
E. Dickerson (LA), 11-41, 1 TD
G. Riggs (ATL), 41-123, 3 TD
Rec
T. Hunter (LA), 5-44
G. Riggs (ATL), 5-16
Sun 11/24 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-10) 00000
Chicago (12-0) 0207936
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 15-2-10, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Fuller (CHI), 20-10-151, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 30-110
W. Payton (CHI), 20-102, 1 TD
Rec
A. Cox (ATL), 2-15
W. Payton (CHI), 3-20
Sun 12/1 1234FINAL
LA Raiders (9-4) 7671434
Atlanta (2-11) 1070724
Pass
M. Wilson (LAR), 27-13-236, 1 INT, 3 TD
D. Archer (ATL), 28-11-263, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Allen (LAR), 28-156
G. Riggs (ATL), 25-95, 1 TD
Rec
T. Christensen (LAR), 7-109
B. Johnson (ATL), 6-136, 1 TD
Sun 12/8 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-12) 0100010
Kansas City (5-9) 141014038
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 28-16-146, 3 INT, 0 TD
T. Blackledge (KC), 19-11-219, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 26-197, 1 TD
M. Pruitt (KC), 16-102
Rec
B. Johnson (ATL), 7-60
S. Paige (KC), 4-94, 2 TD
Sun 12/15 1234FINAL
Minnesota (7-8) 070613
Atlanta (3-12) 0140014
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 43-22-315, 2 INT, 1 TD
D. Archer (ATL), 22-14-213, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Nelson (MIN), 14-84, 1 TD
J. Washington (ATL), 19-66, 1 TD
Rec
M. Jones (MIN), 8-94
C. Brown (ATL), 4-86, 1 TD
Sun 12/22 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-12) 3100316
New Orleans (5-11) 0001010
Pass
D. Archer (ATL), 27-17-199, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Hebert (NO), 36-17-188, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Riggs (ATL), 39-158, 1 TD
E. Campbell (NO), 2-51
Rec
C. Brown (ATL), 4-89
H. Brenner (NO), 4-53

Preseason

Saturday, August 10, 1985 FINAL
Washington (1-0) 17
Atlanta (0-1) 14
Saturday, August 17, 1985 FINAL
Atlanta (1-1) 23
Tampa Bay (0-2) 17
Saturday, August 24, 1985 FINAL
Atlanta (1-2) 24
Green Bay (1-2) 28
Friday, August 30, 1985 FINAL
Miami (2-2) 17
Atlanta (2-2) 19

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