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What Happened On Wednesday Dec 22, 1985 In NFL


1985 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Joe Montana QB 49ers 19.80
Marcus Allen RB Raiders 18.03
Lionel James WR Chargers 9.43
James Jones TE Lions 11.38
Kevin Butler K Bears 9.00
There were 10 regular season games played on Dec 22, 1985. The closest game was a 2 point victory for the Philadelphia Eagles over the Minnesota Vikings and the largest margin of victory was 28 points by the Miami Dolphins over the Buffalo Bills. The top fantasy performance on this date was Stephone Paige with 27.45 points against the San Diego Chargers. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Peyton Manning who had 32.00 points on 2013-12-22 00:00:00.000000, against the Houston Texans.

There was 1 player born on this date: Corey Mace, and 68 total players who share this birthday including: Herb Gruber, Vinnie Farrar and Jim Logan.

The pro football champion in 1985 was the Chicago Bears who defeated the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Dan Marino (pass yds), Marcus Allen (rush yds) and Steve Largent (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '85 were Joe Montana, Dan Fouts, Dan Marino, Marcus Allen and John Elway and the top fantasy games were: Joe Morris with 38.95 pts against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Joe Montana with 37.05 pts against the Atlanta Falcons and Eric Dickerson with 36.60 pts against the Dallas Cowboys.

The top pick in the 1985 draft was Bruce Smith by the Buffalo Bills, and the 1985 Hall of Fame Class Members were Joe Namath, O.J. Simpson, Frank Gatski, Roger Staubach and Pete Rozelle.
Pro Football Players Born on Dec 22, 1985
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Corey Mace DL .00 2007 - 2009
Players Who Share This Birthday (Dec 22)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Herb GruberDL 1921 - 1923
Vinnie FarrarOL 1938 - 1939
Jim LoganOL 1943
Al DonelliRB 1941 - 1942
Vern GhersanichOL 1943
Hank NorbergDL 1946 - 1948
Don ClarkLB 1948 - 1949
Arthur FletcherDL 1950
Glenn YoungDB 1956
Edward DouglasOL 1953
Fred BrownRB 1961 - 1963
Gene HowardDB 1968 - 1972
Larry WillinghamDB 1971 - 1972
Rhett DawsonWR 1972 - 1973
Ray GuyP 1973 - 1986
Manfred MooreRB 1974 - 1977
Mike Smith
Ricky Townsend
Charlie PhillipsDB 1975 - 1979
Dave LaCrosseLB 1977
Keith LeeDB 1981 - 1985
Jerry HolmesDB 1980 - 1991
Sam BowersTE 1987
Kurt BeckerOL 1982 - 1990
Rich CampbellQB 1981 - 1984
Eric SmithDB 1987
Milt CarthensOL 1987
Marcus Gilbert
George ShorthoseWR 1985
Trell HooperDB 1987
Dave EtherlyDB 1987
George AdamsRB 1985 - 1991
Ron DavenportRB 1985 - 1989
Pete NajarianLB 1987 - 1989
Jamie KuriskoTE 1987
Mike Travis
Frank MiotkeWR 1991 - 1992
Sean FosterWR 1991
Mike SullivanOL 1991 - 1995
Brian SatterfieldRB 1995 - 1996
Freeman Baysinger
Mike ThompsonDL 1995 - 2001
Cordell TaylorDB 1998 - 1999
Jamel WilliamsDB 1997 - 1999
Stanley PritchettRB 1996 - 2004
Dustin CohenLB 2000 - 2001
Than MerrillDB 2001 - 2003
Dennis NorthcuttWR 2000 - 2010
David BarrettDB 2000 - 2008
Lance LegreeDL 2001 - 2006
Willie OffordDB 2002 - 2005
Sherrod CoatesLB 2003 - 2004
Brad FranklinDB 2002 - 2003
Sloan ThomasWR 2005 - 2006
Chris ManderinoRB 2006
Onrea JonesWR 2008 - 2010
Corey MaceDL 2007 - 2009
Casey BenderOL 2010
Chris ChancellorDB 2010
Travis IveyDL 2010
Brandon SharpeDL 2010 - 2011
Cecil ShortsWR 2011 - 2016
Everson GriffenDL 2010 - 2017
Menelik WatsonOL 2013 - 2017
Jon MorganLB 2013
Jamoris SlaughterDB
Trent MurphyDL 2014 - 2017
Robert SmithDB
1985 Pro Football Champion
1985 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins Passing Yds 4,137
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins Passing Tds 30
Marcus Allen Los Angeles Raiders Rushing Yds 1,759
Joe Morris New York Giants Rushing Tds 21
Steve Largent Seattle Seahawks Receiving Yds 1,287
Daryl Turner Seattle Seahawks Receiving Tds 13
Roger Craig San Francisco 49ers Receptions 92
Gary Anderson Pittsburgh Steelers FGs Made 33
Ray Wersching San Francisco 49ers XPs Made 52
1985 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Joe Montana QB 49ers 19.80
Dan Fouts QB Chargers 18.77
Dan Marino QB Dolphins 18.40
Marcus Allen RB Raiders 18.03
John Elway QB Broncos 17.87
1985 Top Fantasy Games
1985 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Bruce Smith DL Buffalo Bills Virginia Tech
1985 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Joe Namath Player
O.J. Simpson Player
Frank Gatski Player
Roger Staubach Player
Pete Rozelle Commissioner NFL
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