NFC EASTAFC EASTDallas 10-6Miami12-4NY Giants10-6NY Jets 11-5Washington10-6New England11-5Philadelphia7-9Indianapolis5-11St.Louis5-11Buffalo2-14NFC CENTRALAFC CENTRALChicago15-1Cleveland8-8Green Bay8-8Cincinnati7-9Minnesota7-9Pittsburgh7-9Detroit7-9Houston5-11Tampa Bay2-14AFC WESTNFC WESTLA Raiders12-4LA Rams11-5Denver11-5San Francisco10-6Seattle8-8New Orleans5-11San Diego8-8Atlanta4-12Kansas City6-10WILD CARD GAMEWILD CARD GAMENY Giants 17 San Francisco 13New England 28 NY Jets 14DIVISIONAL GAMESDIVISIONAL GAMESLA Rams 20 Dallas 0Miami 24 Cleveland 21Chicago 21 NY Giants 0N.England 27 LA Raiders 20NFC CHAMPIONSHIPAFC CHAMPIONSHIPChicago 24 LA Rams 0New England 31 Miami 14SUPER BOWL XX at Louisiana Superdome, New OrleansChicago 46 New England 10
30 minutes into the 1985 season and the Bucs led the eventual-champion Bears 28-17. Two months later and the Bucs were still winless after nine games. Even acquiring Steve Young from the USFL would not help as Leeman Bennett began to prove that he was just a poor NFL head coach. The defense missed Lee Roy Selmon and even the incredible talents of James Wilder were wasted.