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1981 New York Jets

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10-5-1, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.8, Offense: 0.2, Defense: 1.7, SoS: -2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 355 points (22.2/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (17.9/g), 8th.
 Differential of 68 points (4.2/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-6.0.

Coach: Walt Michaels (10-5-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Gardi

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 6 boxscore L 0-1 @ Buffalo Bills 0 31 8 231 129 102 2 25 418 236 182 1
2 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-2 Cincinnati Bengals 30 31 19 388 224 164 1 22 310 233 77 1
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 0-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 38 16 258 174 84 2 33 566 223 343 1
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W 1-3 Houston Oilers 33 17 25 478 307 171 2 16 221 105 116 6
5 Sun October 4 boxscore T OT 1-3-1 @ Miami Dolphins 28 28 32 546 304 242 3 17 399 301 98
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 2-3-1 New England Patriots 28 24 18 297 156 141 3 25 454 368 86 4
7 Sun October 18 boxscore W 3-3-1 Buffalo Bills 33 14 21 374 174 200 1 14 288 242 46 3
8 Sun October 25 boxscore L 3-4-1 Seattle Seahawks 3 19 15 219 101 118 4 26 380 163 217 1
9 Sun November 1 boxscore W 4-4-1 @ New York Giants 26 7 13 299 185 114 1 10 166 111 55 3
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 5-4-1 @ Baltimore Colts 41 14 28 393 271 122 21 332 218 114 2
11 Sun November 15 boxscore W 6-4-1 @ New England Patriots 17 6 17 226 60 166 1 15 197 105 92 2
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 7-4-1 Miami Dolphins 16 15 21 285 165 120 2 13 187 41 146 2
13 Sun November 29 boxscore W 8-4-1 Baltimore Colts 25 0 22 300 139 161 11 152 103 49 1
14 Sun December 6 boxscore L 8-5-1 @ Seattle Seahawks 23 27 23 395 276 119 3 18 383 256 127 4
15 Sat December 12 boxscore W 9-5-1 @ Cleveland Browns 14 13 18 314 150 164 2 17 334 260 74 2
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 10-5-1 Green Bay Packers 28 3 22 393 240 153 4 8 84 39 45 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sun December 27 boxscore L 10-6-1 Buffalo Bills 27 31 23 419 348 71 5 15 321 230 91 4