The Denver Broncos decisively defeated the New Orleans Saints, 34 to 23, on September 15, 1985.

Final

NO

Saints

0-2-0

23

DEN

Broncos

1-1-0

34

Team

NO

DEN

1

0

7

2

6

17

3

10

7

4

7

3

Total

23

34

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NO

DEN

Broncos

Butch Johnson 65-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

NO

DEN

Broncos

Clint Sampson 26-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

0

14

Broncos

Gene Lang 10-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

0

21

Saints

Jeff Groth 39-yard pass from Dave Wilson (kick failed)

6

21

Broncos

Rich Karlis 43-yard field goal

6

24

3rd quarter

NO

DEN

Saints

Morten Andersen 55-yard field goal

9

24

Broncos

Clarence Kay 2-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

9

31

Saints

Larry Hardy 13-yard pass from Dave Wilson (Morten Andersen kick)

16

31

4th quarter

NO

DEN

Broncos

Rich Karlis 48-yard field goal

16

34

Saints

Hokie Gajan 3-yard run (Morten Andersen kick)

23

34