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1980 New York Jets

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4-12-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.1, Offense: -1.5, Defense: -3.6, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 302 points (18.9/g), 18th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 395 points (24.7/g), 24th.
 Differential of -93 points (-5.8/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 5.5-10.5.

Coach: Walt Michaels (4-12-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: John Mazur

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Leon Hess
President/General Manager Jim Kensil
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 302 4882 993 4.9 41 11 19 289 265 481 3009 17 30 5.8 146 470 1873 17 4.0 124
Team Defense 395 5615 1080 5.2 32 9 23 348 337 544 3664 27 23 6.4 198 508 1951 20 3.8 127
Lg Rank Offense 18 20 20 5 17 15 16 19 28 17 23 18 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 24 22 22 28 27 27 26 24 14 20 15 13 23 14

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-1 Baltimore Colts 14 17 7 226 187 39 4 23 352 239 113 3
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-2 @ Buffalo Bills 10 20 17 303 166 137 1 22 362 207 155 1
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-3 San Francisco 49ers 27 37 30 460 413 47 2 24 376 232 144
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-4 @ Baltimore Colts 21 35 21 336 220 116 2 23 447 275 172 3
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-5 New England Patriots 11 21 20 303 211 92 2 16 254 174 80 1
6 Sun October 12 boxscore W 1-5 @ Atlanta Falcons 14 7 19 279 89 190 18 240 143 97 4
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 1-6 Seattle Seahawks 17 27 19 338 189 149 2 17 329 244 85
8 Mon October 27 boxscore W 2-6 Miami Dolphins 17 14 21 323 164 159 3 20 279 208 71 2
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 2-7 @ New England Patriots 21 34 18 335 222 113 4 16 273 185 88 2
10 Sun November 9 boxscore L 2-8 Buffalo Bills 24 31 18 267 164 103 4 17 274 127 147
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 2-9 @ Denver Broncos 24 31 14 300 201 99 1 29 390 275 115 3
12 Sun November 23 boxscore W OT 3-9 Houston Oilers 31 28 17 327 223 104 3 28 472 349 123 6
13 Sun November 30 boxscore L 3-10 @ Los Angeles Rams 13 38 13 224 139 85 3 26 510 284 226 4
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 3-11 @ Cleveland Browns 14 17 17 298 205 93 2 27 398 319 79 1
15 Sun December 14 boxscore L 3-12 New Orleans Saints 20 21 20 291 64 227 3 20 312 191 121
16 Sat December 20 boxscore W 4-12 @ Miami Dolphins 24 17 18 272 152 120 5 22 347 212 135 2

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Richard Todd 27 QB 16 16 4-12-0 264 479 55.1 3329 17 3.5 30 6.3 55 6.9 4.8 12.6 208.1 62.7 42 326 5.76 3.83 8.1 0 2
15 Chuck Ramsey 28 P 16 0 1 2 50.0 6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 3.0 6.0 0.4 56.2 0 0 3.00 3.00 0.0
Team Total 25.0 16 4-12-0 265 481 55.1 3335 17 3.5 30 6.2 55 6.9 4.8 12.6 208.4 62.7 42 326 5.75 3.82 8.0 0 2
Opp Total 16 337 544 61.9 3899 27 5.0 23 4.2 7.2 6.26 11.6 243.7 82.5 28 235 6.4 5.5 4.9

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
25 Scott Dierking 25 RB 16 13 156 567 6 15 3.6 35.4 9.8 19 138 7.3 1 22 1.2 8.6 705 7 3
33 Kevin Long 25 fb 15 7 115 355 6 18 3.1 23.7 7.7 20 137 6.9 0 16 1.3 9.1 492 6 3
44 Tom Newton 26 rb 16 4 59 299 0 23 5.1 18.7 3.7 20 144 7.2 0 18 1.3 9.0 443 0 0
14 Richard Todd 27 QB 16 16 49 330 5 31 6.7 20.6 3.1 330 5 10
42 Bruce Harper 25 KR/PR 15 1 45 126 0 22 2.8 8.4 3.0 50 634 12.7 3 52 3.3 42.3 760 3 2
21 Clark Gaines 26 rb 5 5 36 174 0 15 4.8 34.8 7.2 36 310 8.6 3 16 7.2 62.0 484 3 2
30 Bobby Batton 23 8 0 3 4 0 3 1.3 0.5 0.4 4 0 0
46 Woody Bennett 25 10 0 3 13 0 19 4.3 1.3 0.3 13 0 1
80 Lam Jones 22 WR 16 13 2 5 0 7 2.5 0.3 0.1 25 482 19.3 3 55 1.6 30.1 487 3 1
84 Paul Darby 24 8 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.9 0.1 3 48 16.0 1 20 0.4 6.0 63 1 1
15 Chuck Ramsey 28 P 16 0 1 -15 0 -15 -15.0 -0.9 0.1 -15 0 0
81 Derrick Gaffney 25 wr 13 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 397 16.5 2 36 1.8 30.5 397 2 0
82 Mickey Shuler 24 TE 16 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 226 10.3 2 26 1.4 14.1 226 2 1
85 Wesley Walker 25 WR 10 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 376 20.9 1 47 1.8 37.6 376 1 0
89 Bobby Jones 25 wr 15 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 193 13.8 0 25 0.9 12.9 193 0 0
83 Jerome Barkum 30 TE 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 244 18.8 1 28 0.8 15.3 244 1 0
24 Kenny Lewis 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.9 6 0 0
Team Total 25.0 16 470 1873 17 31 4.0 117.1 29.4 265 3335 12.6 17 55 16.6 208.4 5208 34 27
Opp Total 16 508 1951 20 3.8 121.9 31.8 337 3664 10.9 27 21.1 229.0 5615 47 26

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
42 Bruce Harper 25 KR/PR 15 1 28 242 0 24 8.6 49 1070 0 35 21.8 2072
84 Paul Darby 24 8 0 7 139 0 30 19.9 202
46 Woody Bennett 25 10 0 6 88 0 26 14.7 101
48 Ken Schroy 28 SS 14 10 4 27 0 15 6.8 1 17 0 17 17.0 44
80 Lam Jones 22 WR 16 13 4 67 0 19 16.8 554
89 Bobby Jones 25 wr 15 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 2 50 0 29 25.0 243
82 Mickey Shuler 24 TE 16 9 2 25 0 25 12.5 251
64 Guy Bingham 22 c 16 3 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
87 Gerald Carter 23 3 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
71 Bob Winkel 25 16 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
Team Total 25.0 16 33 269 0 24 8.2 74 1491 0 35 20.1 6968
Opp Total 16 46 369 1 8.0 54 1207 0 22.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
15 Chuck Ramsey 28 P 16 0 73 3096 59 1 42.4
5 Pat Leahy 29 K 16 0 4 4 9 4 8 6 1 22 14 63.6% 36 36 100.0%
Team Total 25.0 16 4 4 9 4 8 6 1 22 14 63.6% 36 36 100.0% 73 3096 59 1 42.4
Opp Total 16 24 13 54.2% 51 50 98.0% 63 2514 39.9

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
14 Richard Todd 27 QB 16 16 0 10 3 -3 0
48 Ken Schroy 28 SS 14 10 8 91 1 82 0 0 0 2 0 0
28 Darrol Ray 22 FS 16 16 6 132 1 71 0 0 1 1 75 1
33 Kevin Long 25 fb 15 7 0 3 3 0 0
25 Scott Dierking 25 RB 16 13 0 3 2 0 0
26 Donald Dykes 25 RCB 16 16 5 1 0 1 0
42 Bruce Harper 25 KR/PR 15 1 0 2 3 0 0
55 Ron Crosby 25 RLB 16 16 2 47 0 42 0 0 0 1 0 0
46 Woody Bennett 25 10 0 0 1 1 0 0
51 Greg Buttle 26 LLB 14 14 1 15 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Paul Darby 24 8 0 0 1 1 0 0
21 Clark Gaines 26 rb 5 5 0 2 0 0 0
80 Lam Jones 22 WR 16 13 0 1 1 0 0
54 Stan Blinka 23 MLB 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
87 Gerald Carter 23 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
65 Joe Fields 27 C 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
40 Bobby Jackson 24 LCB 15 15 1 7 0 7 0
24 Kenny Lewis 23 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Marvin Powell* 25 RT 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
74 Abdul Salaam 27 LDT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
82 Mickey Shuler 24 TE 16 9 0 1 0 0 0
23 Shafer Suggs 27 db 4 4 0 0 1 1 0
70 Stan Waldemore 25 lg 16 8 0 1 0 -3 0
Team Total 25.0 16 23 293 2 82 0 0 27 25 70 1
Opp Total 16 42 26 17

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Pat Leahy 29 K 16 0 36 14 78
25 Scott Dierking 25 RB 16 13 6 1 7 42
33 Kevin Long 25 fb 15 7 6 6 36
14 Richard Todd 27 QB 16 16 5 5 30
21 Clark Gaines 26 rb 5 5 3 3 18
42 Bruce Harper 25 KR/PR 15 1 3 3 18
80 Lam Jones 22 WR 16 13 3 3 18
81 Derrick Gaffney 25 wr 13 5 2 2 12
28 Darrol Ray 22 FS 16 16 1 1 2 12
82 Mickey Shuler 24 TE 16 9 2 2 12
83 Jerome Barkum 30 TE 16 11 1 1 6
84 Paul Darby 24 8 0 1 1 6
48 Ken Schroy 28 SS 14 10 1 1 6
85 Wesley Walker 25 WR 10 7 1 1 6
Team Total 25.0 16 17 17 1 2 37 36 14 1 300
Opp Total 16 20 27 1 1 50 13 395