1984 NFL season
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East Division. Louis Cardinals 79 West Division. Head-to-Head Records Read across for wins and down the columns for losses. Head-to-Head Run Scoring Read across for runs scored and down the columns for runs allowed. More NL Pages. Full Site Menu Return to Top. Louis Cardinals. We're SocialThe Cardinals relocated from St. This season marked the final coaching season for the legendary Tom Landry.
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Views Read Edit View history. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Wikimedia Commons. Cincinnati Bengals. San Francisco 49ers. Joe Robbie StadiumMiami. Indianapolis Colts. New England Patriots. New York Jets. Miami Dolphins.The 49ers became the first team in NFL history to win 15 games in a regular season and to win 18 in an entire season including the postseason.
Additionally, two major offensive records were set this season, with quarterback Dan Marino establishing a new single-season passing yards record with 5, later broken by Drew Brees in, andby Tom Brady inby Peyton Manning inby Ben Roethlisberger and Patrick Mahomes in and by Jameis Winston in and Eric Dickerson establishing a new single-season rushing yards record with 2, Another statistical record broken was Mark Gastineau for most sacks in a single season, with 22 surpassed by Michael Strahan in Also during the season, San Diego Chargers wide receiver Charlie Joiner became the all-time leader in career receptions; he set that mark in a game between the Chargers and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Pittsburgh 's Three Rivers Stadium.
A week 10 game against the Kansas City Chiefs the Seattle Seahawks set numerous NFL records for interception returns, including most interception return yardage in a game and most interceptions returned for touchdowns in a game with 4 all touchdowns over 50 yards in length. The Seahawks also tied an NFL record with 63 defensive takeaways on the season. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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New England Patriots. New York Jets. Indianapolis Colts. Buffalo Bills. Pittsburgh Steelers 3. Cincinnati Bengals. Cleveland Browns. Houston Oilers.The Bears became the second team in NFL history after the previous season's San Francisco 49ers to win 15 games in the regular season and 18 including the playoffs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Download as PDF Printable version. Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, Louisiana. Indianapolis Colts. Buffalo Bills. AFC Central. Cincinnati Bengals. Pittsburgh Steelers. Houston Oilers. Denver Broncos. Seattle Seahawks.The National Football League playoffs for the season began on December 28, Within each conference, the three division winners and the two wild card teams the top two non-division winners with the best overall regular season records qualified for the playoffs.
The three division winners were seeded 1 through 3 based on their overall won-lost-tied record, and the wild card teams were seeded 4 and 5. The NFL did not use a fixed bracket playoff system. In the first round, dubbed the wild-card playoffs or wild-card weekendthe fourth seed wild card hosted the fifth seed.
All three division winners from each conference then received a bye in the first round. The second round, the divisional playoffshad a restriction where two teams from the same division could not meet: the surviving wild card team visited the division champion outside its own division that had the higher seed, and the remaining two teams from that conference played each other.
The two surviving teams from each conference's divisional playoff games then meet in the respective AFC and NFC Conference Championship games, hosted by the higher seed. Although the Super Bowlthe fourth and final round of the playoffs, was played at a neutral site, the designated home team was based on an annual rotation by conference.
Quarterback Pat Ryan led the Jets to victory with three touchdown passes, while New York's defense held the Chiefs to yards the lowest total allowed by their defense all season and forced three turnovers, in Kansas City's first postseason appearance since The Chiefs scored first as backup quarterback Todd Blackledgefilling in for injured starter Bill Kenneyled the team on a yard drive capped by running back Jeff Smith 's 1-yard touchdown run, but Nick Lowery was unsuccessful with the following PAT.
On their ensuing possession, the Jets faced fourth down and 6 on the Kansas City yard line. Rather than attempt a long field goal, Ryan faked a pitch to Freeman McNeil and rushed for a yard gain. Two plays later, McNeil scored on a 4-yard rushing touchdown to give the Jets a lead.
New York now had the momentum and would not give it up for the rest of the game. Ryan then converted the turnover with a 1-yard touchdown pass to McNeil. The Chiefs were forced to punt on their next possession due to a sack by Mark Gastineauand the Jets increased their lead to with another score.
The key player on this drive was receiver Al Toonwho made a yard reception from Ryan, and later finished the drive with an yard touchdown catch. On the first play of the third quarter, Jets linebacker Kevin McArthur increased his team's lead to by returning an interception 21 yards for a touchdown, which would be the only score of the quarter. Most of it would be taken up by the Chiefs' ensuing drive, which ended with a failed fourth and 1 conversion attempt. In the fourth quarter, they finally managed to score when defensive back Albert Lewis recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown.
However, this was quickly countered on the Jets next possession as Ryan completed a yard pass to Wesley Walker before finishing it with a 6-yard touchdown throw to tight end Billy Griggs his first NFL reception. The only other score of the game would be a safety when Jets punter Dave Jennings ran out of the end zone in the game's closing minutes. McNeil finished the game with rushing yards, three receptions for 16 yards, and two touchdowns.
Kennedy Memorial StadiumWashington, D. Although they outgained Washington in total yardsthe Rams turned over the ball six times en route to a defeat against the Redskins.
In the first quarter, a fumble lost by Los Angeles running back Eric Dickerson led to Washington kicker Jess Atkinson 's yard field goal. The Redskins then extended their lead, 10—0, driving 60 yards to quarterback Jay Schroeder 's yard touchdown to running back Kelvin Bryant. A key play on the drive was a controversial pass interference penalty against Rams Pro Bowl cornerback LeRoy Irvinwhich gave the Redskins 28 yards; 13 from the initial penalty and another 15 against Irvin for arguing with officials about it.
LA had a great chance to respond when quarterback Jim Everett completed a yard pass to Kevin House on the Redskins 28, but the drive ended with no points when Dickerson lost another fumble. Linebacker Neal Olkewicz recovered the ball and returned 19 yards to Rams yard line, setting up Atkinson's yard field goal. Hill's fumble was confirmed by a replay review that lasted nearly five minutes, prompting Redskins safety Curtis Jordan to declare "I thought they were trying to get in touch with Oliver North.
Atkinson made two more field goals in the second half. The Rams' lone score of the game was Everett's yard touchdown pass to House during the final quarter at the end of a yard drive that was set up by Dickerson's yard run.
It seemed that Dickerson was headed for the end zone but he was caught from behind by Redskins defensive back Darrell Green. Later on, the Rams had a chance to score again, but Dickerson lost his third fumble of the day, this one while trying to convert a fourth and 1 on the Redskins Redskins running back George Rogers finished the game with rushing yards, while Dickerson rushed for The Jets had started the season at 10—1 before losing their final five contests.
The game went to double OT, with the Browns finally prevailing 23— The following Sunday, John Elway and the Denver Broncos defeated the Browns by an identical score in a game known for The Drivewhere Elway drove his team 98 yards to send the game to overtime to win. Dick Hantak was promoted to referee. Fred Silva was then assigned as a swing official instead of his own crew after suffering a heart attack in the offseason.
Chuck Heberling was scheduled to be an instant replay official, but was asked to remain on the field following Silva's heart attack. Herberling earned assignment to the AFC championship.
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Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Rose BowlPasadena, California. New York Jets 4. Miami Dolphins.Note: As per the rules of the NFL playoffs prior to the season notwithstanding the strike-shortened seasonthe New York Giants the NFC one seed did not play the Washington Redskins the four seed in the Divisional playoff round because both teams were in the same division.
After a strangely difficult home win against the then winless Indianapolis Colts, the NY Jets proceeded to lose five straight blow out games, bookended with a thumping by the then Miami Dolphins on ABC Monday Night Football and a loss by the then Cincinnati Bengals. During this five game losing streak, the Jets were outscored by their opponents by aggregate point total of to The Seahawks finished the season with an AFC best five game winning streak, but were left out of the playoffs because of a disastrous three game skid where the Seahawks were defeated by eventual playoff participants NY JetsKansas City Chiefs and the fell short Cincinnati Bengals The last two weeks of the season was among the most dramatic in determining the participants in the AFC playoffs.
Quarterback Pat Ryan led the Jets to a facile victory with three touchdown passes. On their ensuing possession, the Jets faced fourth down and 6 on the Kansas City yard line.
Rather than attempt a long field goal, Ryan faked a handoff and rushed for a 24 yard gain. Two plays later, running back Freeman McNeil scored on a 4-yard rushing touchdown. In the second period, Ryan completed two touchdown pass: a 1-yarder to McNeil and an yarder to wide receiver Al Toon. On the first play of the second half, Jets linebacker Kevin McArthur returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown.
Ryan later clinched the victory in the fourth period with a 6-yard touchdown pass to tight end Billy Griggs. The Chiefs' only scores in the second half was a blocked punt recovery in the end zone, and an intentional safety by the Jets in punt formation. McNeil finished the game with rushing yards, three receptions for 16 yards, and two touchdowns.
The Rams turned over the ball six times en route to a defeat against the Redskins. In the first quarter, a fumble lost by Los Angeles running back Eric Dickerson led to Washington kicker Jess Atkinson's yard field goal. The Redskins then extended their lead,after quarterback Jay Schroeder threw a yard touchdown to running back Kelvin Bryant. In the second period, Rams tight end David Hill 's fumble set up Atkinson's yard field goal.
Atkinson made two more field in the second half. The Rams' lone score of the game was quarterback Jim Everett 's yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Kevin House during the final period set up by a long run by Eric Dickerson. In a final ode to a dominant Redskin afternoon, Darrell Green made a mind-boggling, open-field, caught-from-behind tackle of a full-throttled Eric Dickerson en route to a touchdown.1986 Week 9 Cowboys at Giants
Green dropped Dickerson at the yard line and the "National Defense" ultimately pushed the Rams back out of even a field goal opportunity. Thirty-eight-year-old Browns kicker Mark Moseleya former Washington Redskin whom Cleveland had talked out of retirement in order to replace the injured Matt Bahr less than two months earlier, made the game-winning yard field goal after elapsed of the second overtime period, making this the third longest game in NFL history.
The Jets scored first in the opening quarter after an yard drive which was capped by quarterback Pat Ryan's yard touchdown pass to former California Golden Bears wide receiver Wesley Walker on a flea flicker play. Cleveland responded by marching 98 yards to score on running back Herman Fontenot 's yard touchdown reception from quarterback Bernie Kosar. In the second quarter, Ryan was knocked out of the game and replaced by Ken O'Brien. Mosely kicked a field goal to give the Browns a lead, but late in the quarter, O'Brien led the Jets on a last second field goal drive to tie the game, featuring his season-long yard run on fourth down and four to keep the drive alive.
In the third quarter New York kicker Pat Leahy made a yard field goal to break the tie. Early in the fourth quarter, the Browns drove all the way to the New York 3-yard line, only to come up empty when Russell Carter intercepted a pass from Kosar in the end zone. Then after a punt, Kosar threw another interception, this time to Jerry Holmeswhich set up Freeman McNeil 's yard touchdown run to give his team a lead with left in regulation.
This led Jets announcer Charley Steiner to prematurely declare, "The Jets are gonna win this football game! But the Browns then drove yards to score on running back Kevin Mack 's 1-yard touchdown run, during a drive that was aided by a roughing the passer penalty on Mark Gastineau of the Jets on second down and 24 from Cleveland's yard line.
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After a failed onside kick attempt, the Browns stopped New York on two consecutive runs and then sacked O'Brien on a quarterback draw, which was a key play since it stopped the clock.
Then they got another lucky break when a punt that would have pinned them inside their own yard line was called back by a Jets penalty. Following a second punt, they got the ball on their own 32 with 51 seconds left and no timeouts. Following a yard pass interference penalty on New York, Kosar completed a yard pass to wide receiver Webster Slaughter to set up Moseley's game-tying yard field goal with seven seconds remaining in regulation.
In the first overtime period, Cleveland had a great chance to win after a drive landed them at the Jets 5-yard line. They attempted a field goal on first down, but Moseley missed the yard attempt.
In the second overtime period, Moseley got another chance at the Jets 9-yard line, again on a first down, and this time his kick was good to win the game. Kosar set postseason records for completions 33attempts 64and passing yardsbut threw only one touchdown pass and two interceptions.