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1985 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) 5th place National Football Conference Central Division 2-14-0 .125
Head Coach: Leeman Bennett
OffenseGreg Brown
Offensive LineKim Helton
Defensive LineDon Lawrence
Running BacksVic Rapp
Offensive Coordinator/QuarterbacksJimmy Raye
Defensive BacksDick Roach
ReceiversLarry Seiple
Defensive Coordinator/LinebackersDoug Shively
Special Teams/LinebackersHoward Tippett
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/10/1985HPittsburgh Steelers27-42LTampa, FLTampa Stadium47447
Sat8/17/1985HAtlanta Falcons17-23LTampa, FLTampa Stadium34040
Sat8/24/1985ANew Orleans Saints14-10WNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome49337
Fri8/30/1985HWashington Redskins7-20LTampa, FLTampa Stadium33640
Sun9/8/1985AChicago Bears28-38LChicago, ILSoldier Field57828
Sun9/15/1985HMinnesota Vikings16-31LTampa, FLTampa Stadium46188
Sun9/22/1985ANew Orleans Saints13-20LNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome45320
Sun9/29/1985ADetroit Lions9-30LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome45023
Sun10/6/1985HChicago Bears19-27LTampa, FLTampa Stadium51795
Sun10/13/1985HLos Angeles Rams27-31LTampa, FLTampa Stadium39607
Sun10/20/1985AMiami Dolphins38-41LMiami, FLOrange Bowl62335
Sun10/27/1985HNew England Patriots14-32LTampa, FLTampa Stadium34661
Sun11/3/1985ANew York Giants20-22LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium72031
Sun11/10/1985HSt. Louis Cardinals16-0WTampa, FLTampa Stadium34736
Sun11/17/1985ANew York Jets28-62LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium65344
Sun11/24/1985HDetroit Lions19-16WOTTampa, FLTampa Stadium43471
Sun12/1/1985AGreen Bay Packers0-21LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field19856
Sun12/8/1985AMinnesota Vikings7-26LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome51593
Sun12/15/1985HIndianapolis Colts23-31LTampa, FLTampa Stadium25577
Sun12/22/1985HGreen Bay Packers17-20LTampa, FLTampa Stadium33992
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
40Adger ArmstrongRB6-023028Texas A&M160
82Jerry BellTE6-523026Arizona State99
83Theo BellWR5-1118032Arizona150
52Scot BrantleyRILB6-123027Florida1313
80Gene BrantonTE6-524525Texas Southern30
29Leon BrightRB5-919230Florida State80
57Keith BrownerLB6-624523Southern California1615
78John CannonLDE6-526225William & Mary1616
87Gerald CarterWR6-118828Tyler JC; Texas A&M1616
28Mel CarverRB5-1121526Laney JC; Nevada-Las Vegas20
22Jeremiah CastilleLCB5-1017524Alabama1616
72Steve CoursonLOG6-127530South Carolina1613
31Craig CurryS6-018724Texas167
58Jeff DavisLILB6-023025Clemson1616
17Steve DeBergQB6-321031Fullerton JC; San Jose State1111
47Paul DombroskiS6-018529Linfield; Hawaii; Linfield60
80K.D. DunnTE6-323122Clemson70
26Ricky EasmonCB5-1016022Florida60
62Sean FarrellROG6-326025Penn State1414
65Don FielderDE6-324026Golden West JC; Kentucky110
81Phil FreemanWR5-1118523Arizona140
5Frank GarciaP6-020028Arizona State; Nevada-Las Vegas; Arizona160
88Jimmie GilesTE6-324231Alcorn State1616
53Hugh GreenROLB6-222626Pittsburgh55
30David GreenwoodSS6-321025Wisconsin169
60Randy GrimesC6-427325Baylor1616
73Ron HellerROT6-628023Penn State1616
90Ron HolmesRDE6-426222Washington1614
21John HoltRCB5-1118026West Texas A&M1616
89Kevin HouseWR6-118528Southern Illinois1616
25Carl HowardCB6-218924Rutgers40
1Donald IgwebuikeK5-918725Clemson160
56Cecil JohnsonLB6-223030Pittsburgh162
55Dennis JohnsonLB6-323527Southern California80
79Ken KaplanOT6-427525New Hampshire160
59Larry KubinLB6-223426Penn State40
71Chris LindstromRDE6-726025Boston University132
76Dave LoganNT6-225029Pittsburgh1616
86Calvin MageeTE-WR6-324022Southern University167
68Rick MalloryOG6-226525Washington138
67Karl MorganNT6-125524UCLA160
38George PeoplesRB6-021325Auburn20
24Mike PriorCB-S6-020722Illinois State160
54Ervin RandleLOLB6-125023Baylor167
7Alan RisherQB6-219024Louisiana State160
74Gene SandersOT6-328529Texas A&M20
64Joe ShearinOG6-425025Texas100
20Ron SpringsRB6-222529Coffeyville CC; Ohio State120
71Mark StudawayDE6-326025Tennessee60
44Ivory SullyFS6-020028Delaware1616
84David VerserWR6-120127Kansas10
51Chris WashingtonROLB6-423023Iowa State1616
32James WilderRB6-322527Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Missouri1616
50Steve WilsonOT-C6-426631Georgia51
85Mark WitteTE6-324026North Texas160
69George YarnoLOT6-226728Washington State1212
8Steve YoungQB6-221024Brigham Young55
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ron Holmes18DEWashington
Ervin Randle364LBBaylor
Mike Heaven492DBIllinois
Mike Prior7176DBIllinois State
Phil Freeman8204WRArizona
Steve Calabria9232QBColgate
Donald Igwebuike10260KClemson
James Williams11288RBMemphis
Jim Rockford12316DBOklahoma
Jim Melka12330LBWisconsinfrom LARM
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals7110931803
Opponents Totals751441101190
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals27:5529195162346921232.5111764.7103751
Opponents Totals32:05351146185208921441.64757.1114945
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Donald Igwebuike0303293.8223268.8096
James Wilder100000060
Jimmie Giles80000048
Kevin House50000030
Gerald Carter30000018
Calvin Magee30000018
Jerry Bell20000012
Adger Armstrong1000006
Steve Young1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals33303390.9223268.80294
Opponents Totals505050100.0324374.41448
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Donald Igwebuike223268.81/15/58/105/103/6
Team Totals223268.81/15/58/105/103/6
Opponents Totals324374.40/011/1414/156/101/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
James Wilder36513003.62810
Steve Young402335.8201
Ron Springs16543.4110
Steve DeBerg9283.1130
Gerald Carter11313.0130
Alan Risher11010.0100
Adger Armstrong263.080
Team Totals43416443.82811
Opponents Totals54724304.43828
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Steve DeBerg37019753.215524886.712.657195.1184.919143234571.3
Steve Young1387252.2589356.813.05932.285.82115877756.9
Team Totals50826953.021334236.712.759224.3265.140301312267.4
Opponents Totals50531863.016939557.812.478t183.6183.635277367884.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
James Wilder533416.4200
Kevin House4480318.3595
Jimmie Giles4367315.7448
Jerry Bell4349611.5272
Gerald Carter4055713.9403
Calvin Magee2628811.1353
Theo Bell1218915.8240
Ron Springs34414.7220
Mark Witte3289.3130
Adger Armstrong242.031
Team Totals269342312.75922
Opponents Totals318395512.478t18
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jeremiah Castille7497.0200
David Greenwood5153.070
Keith Browner12525.0250
Jeff Davis12222.0220
Ivory Sully12020.0200
Cecil Johnson11212.0120
John Holt133.030
Ervin Randle100.000
Team Totals181468.1250
Opponents Totals2636814.2464
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Frank Garcia77323342.0612612519259432.8
Team Totals79323340.9612612519259432.8
Opponents Totals59261744.4690816229222837.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Mike Prior1371058.1190
Leon Bright12212410.3290
Team Totals2592299.2290
Opponents Totals47751911.0280
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Phil Freeman48108522.6580
Leon Bright1121319.4470
Mike Prior1013113.1270
Ron Springs511222.4340
David Verser46115.3180
Calvin Magee22010.0150
Team Totals80162220.3580
Opponents Totals51118723.3510
SACKSNOYDS
Dave Logan6.5
Ron Holmes4.5
John Cannon4.5
Karl Morgan4.0
David Greenwood3.0
Hugh Green2.5
Jeff Davis2.5
Chris Washington2.0
Keith Browner1.5
Ervin Randle1.0
Cecil Johnson1.0
Don Fielder1.0
Craig Curry1.0
Team Totals35.0277.0
Opponents Totals40.0301.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Adger Armstrong0010100
Jerry Bell200000
Leon Bright400000
Keith Browner101100
John Cannon0003300
Gerald Carter100000
Jeremiah Castille111200
Steve Courson0010120
Jeff Davis0002200
Steve DeBerg300000
Phil Freeman100000
Jimmie Giles300000
David Greenwood201190
Ron Holmes0002200
John Holt0002200
Kevin House0001100
Cecil Johnson0001100
Chris Lindstrom0001100
Dave Logan0001120
Calvin Magee100000
Karl Morgan0002200
Mike Prior430300
Ervin Randle0011200
Ivory Sully0001100
David Verser100000
Chris Washington0001100
James Wilder910100
Mark Witte0001100
Steve Young4101-10
Team Totals372892231120
Opponents Totals37221221330
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