The Atlanta Falcons were decisively beaten by the Denver Broncos, 44 to 28, on September 22, 1985.

Final

DEN

Broncos

2-1-0

44

ATL

Falcons

0-3-0

28

Team

DEN

ATL

1

7

7

2

14

7

3

6

14

4

17

0

Total

44

28

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DEN

ATL

Broncos

Vance Johnson 63-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

7

0

Falcons

John Rade 38-yard interception return (Mick Luckhurst kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

DEN

ATL

Broncos

Clint Sampson 17-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

14

7

Falcons

Gerald Riggs 1-yard run (Mick Luckhurst kick)

14

14

Broncos

Sammy Winder 1-yard run (Rich Karlis kick)

21

14

3rd quarter

DEN

ATL

Falcons

Billy Johnson 62-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Mick Luckhurst kick)

21

21

Broncos

Rich Karlis 42-yard field goal

24

21

Broncos

Rich Karlis 25-yard field goal

27

21

Falcons

Billy Johnson 6-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Mick Luckhurst kick)

27

28

4th quarter

DEN

ATL

Broncos

Gene Lang 2-yard run (Rich Karlis kick)

34

28

Broncos

Rich Karlis 47-yard field goal

37

28

Broncos

Butch Johnson 31-yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)

44

28