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1978 New York Jets

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.1, Offense: 4.4, Defense: -3.3, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 359 points (22.4/g), 3rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 364 points (22.8/g), 27th.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.3/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Walt Michaels (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: John Idzik

Stadium: Shea Stadium
 Training Camp: Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 3 boxscore W 1-0 Miami Dolphins 33 20 23 380 227 153 1 16 329 175 154 2
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 @ Buffalo Bills 21 20 18 288 171 117 2 17 314 213 101 1
3 Sun September 17 boxscore L 2-1 Seattle Seahawks 17 24 17 378 201 177 3 28 334 181 153 2
4 Sun September 24 boxscore L 2-2 @ Washington Redskins 3 23 11 215 113 102 3 26 427 171 256 1
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 28 18 297 142 155 1 20 327 189 138 2
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-3 Buffalo Bills 45 14 18 278 47 231 1 16 322 185 137 4
7 Sun October 15 boxscore W 4-3 @ Baltimore Colts 33 10 17 403 199 204 23 360 211 149 5
8 Sun October 22 boxscore W 5-3 St. Louis Cardinals 23 10 21 293 123 170 13 304 144 160 3
9 Sun October 29 boxscore L 5-4 @ New England Patriots 21 55 20 276 172 104 2 26 529 289 240 1
10 Sun November 5 boxscore W 6-4 @ Denver Broncos 31 28 19 403 201 202 3 15 306 173 133 3
11 Sun November 12 boxscore L 6-5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 9 17 15 248 140 108 4 19 283 129 154 2
12 Sun November 19 boxscore L 6-6 New England Patriots 17 19 12 208 139 69 3 18 324 99 225 2
13 Sun November 26 boxscore W 7-6 @ Miami Dolphins 24 13 18 307 222 85 1 18 256 150 106 4
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 8-6 Baltimore Colts 24 16 19 377 175 202 4 17 244 75 169 2
15 Sun December 10 boxscore L OT 8-7 @ Cleveland Browns 34 37 20 369 266 103 5 29 519 283 236 5
16 Sun December 17 boxscore L 8-8 Dallas Cowboys 7 30 11 137 69 68 4 23 346 156 190 1