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1985 NFL Season

In 1985 the Chicago Bears finished with the best record in the league at 15 and 1, and they went on to win the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. Dan Marino led the league in passing yards with 4,137, Marcus Allen led the league in rushing yards with 1,759 and Steve Largent lead the league in receiving yards with 1,287. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Joe Montana with 19.80 points per game, Dan Fouts with 18.77 points per game and Dan Marino with 18.40 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Joe Morris with 38.95 points against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Joe Montana with 37.05 points against the Atlanta Falcons and Mark Malone with 35.35 points against the Indianapolis Colts.
1985 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Joe Montana was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 1985. He produced 296.95 fantasy points in 15 games for an average of 19.80 points a game. Statistically, he had 303 pass completions for 3,653 yards and 27 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Dan Fouts with 3,638 passing yards and 27 td passes and Dan Marino with 4,137 yards passing and 30 td tosses.John Elway with 3,891 yards passing and 22 td tosses.Boomer Esiason with 3,443 yards passing and 27 td tosses.Dave Krieg with 3,602 yards passing and 27 td tosses.Ken O'Brien with 3,888 yards passing and 25 td tosses.Danny White with 3,157 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Phil Simms with 3,829 yards passing and 22 td tosses.Steve DeBerg with 2,488 yards passing and 19 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Joe Montana19.80
Dan Fouts18.77
Dan Marino18.40
John Elway17.87
Boomer Esiason17.80
Dave Krieg17.45
Ken O'Brien17.20
Danny White16.99
Phil Simms16.92
Steve DeBerg16.75
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 1985 was Marcus Allen. He averaged 18.03 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 288.45 points. He also had 1,759 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Joe Morris with 1,336 rushing yards and 270.20 fantasy points and Walter Payton with 1,551 yards rushing and 253.05 fantasy points.Roger Craig with 1,050 yards rushing and 245.80 fantasy points.Gerald Riggs with 1,719 yards rushing and 245.25 fantasy points.Eric Dickerson with 1,234 yards rushing and 201.70 fantasy points.Tony Dorsett with 1,307 yards rushing and 213.15 fantasy points.Freeman McNeil with 1,331 yards rushing and 184.45 fantasy points.James Wilder with 1,300 yards rushing and 207.05 fantasy points.James Brooks with 929 yards rushing and 197.10 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marcus Allen18.03
Joe Morris16.89
Walter Payton15.82
Roger Craig15.36
Gerald Riggs15.33
Eric Dickerson14.41
Tony Dorsett13.32
Freeman McNeil13.18
James Wilder12.94
James Brooks12.32
Wide Receivers
Lionel James was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1985 with 86 receptions for 1,027 yards and 6 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 150.95 fantasy points for an average of 9.43 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Louis Lipps with 1,134 receiving yards on 59 receptions for 148.30 fantasy points and Wes Chandler with 1,199 yards receiving on 67 catches.Mike Quick with 1,247 yards receiving on 73 catches.Drew Hill with 1,169 yards receiving on 64 catches.Daryl Turner with 670 yards receiving on 34 catches.Stephone Paige with 943 yards receiving on 43 catches.Eddie Brown with 942 yards receiving on 53 catches.Tony Hill with 1,113 yards receiving on 74 catches.Steve Largent with 1,287 yards receiving on 79 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Lionel James9.43
Louis Lipps9.27
Wes Chandler8.06
Mike Quick8.02
Drew Hill7.03
Daryl Turner6.97
Stephone Paige6.79
Eddie Brown6.75
Tony Hill6.61
Steve Largent6.27
Tight Ends
Averaging 11.38 fantasy points per game for 14 games made James Jones the top Fantasy Tight End of 1985. Statistically, he had 45 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 334 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 1985 were Mickey Shuler with 85.95 fantasy points on 879 receiving yards and 76 receptions and Jimmie Giles with 673 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Doug Cosbie with 793 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Paul Coffman with 666 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.John Spagnola with 772 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Ozzie Newsome with 711 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Jerry Bell with 496 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.Eric Sievers with 438 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Pat Beach with 376 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
James Jones11.38
Mickey Shuler5.37
Jimmie Giles5.10
Doug Cosbie4.73
Paul Coffman4.33
John Spagnola4.29
Ozzie Newsome4.10
Jerry Bell4.09
Eric Sievers3.62
Pat Beach3.43
The top fantasy kicker of 1985 with 31 field goals and 51 extra points was Kevin Butler. These stats produced a 16 game total of 144.00 fantasy points for an average of 9.00 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Gary Anderson with 33 field goals and 40 extra points for an average of 8.69 points per game and Jess Atkinson with 51.40 points on 10 field goals and 14 extra points.Pat Leahy with 121.00 points on 26 field goals and 43 extra points.Jim Breech with 120.00 points on 24 field goals and 48 extra points.Morten Andersen with 120.00 points on 31 field goals and 27 extra points.Fuad Reveiz with 116.00 points on 22 field goals and 50 extra points.Eric Schubert with 56.00 points on 10 field goals and 26 extra points.Bob Thomas with 105.00 points on 18 field goals and 51 extra points.Tony Franklin with 111.50 points on 24 field goals and 40 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Kevin Butler9.00
Gary Anderson8.69
Jess Atkinson8.57
Pat Leahy7.56
Jim Breech7.50
Morten Andersen7.50
Fuad Reveiz7.25
Eric Schubert7.00
Bob Thomas7.00
Tony Franklin6.97
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