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1979 New York Jets

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.9, Offense: 1.1, Defense: -4.0, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 337 points (21.1/g), 13th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 383 points (23.9/g), 25th.
 Differential of -46 points (-2.9/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-9.2.

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

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

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Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 14 NYJ Marty Lyons DE 11 1979 1989 0 0 10 49 147 Alabama
2 41 NYJ Mark Gastineau DE 10 1979 1988 3 5 7 79 137 Arizona St.
3 68 NYJ Donald Dykes DB 4 1979 1982 0 0 1 12 47 SE Louisiana
4 96 NYJ Eric Cunningham G 2 1979 1980 0 0 0 1 17 Penn St.
4 98 NYJ Johnny Lynn DB 7 1979 1986 0 0 2 24 97 UCLA
5 123 NYJ Kelly Kirchbaum LB 2 1980 1987 0 0 0 0 4 Kentucky
5 125 NYJ Stan Blinka LB 5 1979 1983 0 0 4 27 72 Sam Houston St.
6 149 NYJ Bill Dufek G 0 0 0 Michigan
7 179 NYJ Emmett King RB 0 0 0 Houston
7 187 NYJ Keith Brown DB 0 0 0 Minnesota
8 198 NYJ Marshall Harris DE 4 1980 1983 0 0 3 20 46 TCU
8 205 NYJ Willie Beamon LB 0 0 0 Boise St.
9 232 NYJ Gordy Sprattler RB 0 0 0 North Dakota St.
10 262 NYJ Steve Sybeldon T 0 0 0 North Dakota
10 263 NYJ Ed McGlasson C 3 1979 1981 0 0 0 4 24 Youngstown St.
11 288 NYJ Dan Sanders QB 0 0 0 Carson-Newman
12 314 NYJ Paul Darby WR 2 1979 1980 0 0 0 1 23 1 15 0 3 48 1 Texas St.