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1982 New York Jets

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6-3-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.5, Offense: 8.8, Defense: 1.7, SoS: 1.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 245 points (27.2/g), 3rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 166 points (18.4/g), 10th.
 Differential of 79 points (8.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 6.4-2.6.

Coach: Walt Michaels (6-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Gardi

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
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 245 3218 606 5.3 18 9 11 193 165 279 1901 16 9 6.3 95 304 1317 13 4.3 87
Team Defense 166 2629 587 4.5 26 9 18 160 159 298 1646 10 17 5.2 88 269 983 5 3.7 54
Lg Rank Offense 3 4 7 10 3 15 7 4 3 9 8 4 3 2
Lg Rank Defense 10 6 5 14 7 22 9 8 4 6 13 11 2 8

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore L 0-1 Miami Dolphins 28 45 20 341 197 144 4 25 323 113 210 2
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-1 @ New England Patriots 31 7 30 396 142 254 2 5 57 -4 61 3
3 Sun November 21 boxscore W 2-1 Baltimore Colts 37 0 29 476 249 227 17 318 230 88 3
4 Sun November 28 boxscore W 3-1 Green Bay Packers 15 13 20 355 221 134 2 17 263 211 52 1
5 Mon December 6 boxscore W 4-1 @ Detroit Lions 28 13 21 437 350 87 3 15 274 170 104 5
6 Sun December 12 boxscore W 5-1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32 17 22 307 169 138 2 15 251 204 47 5
7 Sat December 18 boxscore L 5-2 @ Miami Dolphins 19 20 17 274 166 108 2 16 304 184 120 3
8 Sun December 26 boxscore W 6-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 42 14 15 324 232 92 1 28 484 329 155 3
9 Sun January 2 boxscore L 6-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 13 37 19 308 175 133 2 22 355 209 146 1
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 9 boxscore W 7-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 44 17 27 517 283 234 2 23 395 333 62 4
Division Sat January 15 boxscore W 8-3 @ Los Angeles Raiders 17 14 21 391 252 139 5 19 339 246 93 5
ConfChamp Sun January 23 boxscore L 8-4 @ Miami Dolphins 0 14 10 139 77 62 5 13 198 60 138 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Richard Todd 29 QB 9 9 6-3-0 153 261 58.6% 1961 14 5.4 8 3.1 56 7.5 7.2 12.8 217.9 87.3 23 206 6.18 5.90 8.1 1 1
10 Pat Ryan 27 9 0 12 18 66.7% 146 2 11.1 1 5.6 20 8.1 7.8 12.2 16.2 105.3 0 0 8.11 7.83 0.0
Team Total 26.1 9 6-3-0 165 279 59.1% 2107 16 5.7 9 3.2 56 7.6 7.2 12.8 234.1 88.5 23 206 6.29 6.01 7.6 1 1
Opp Total 9 159 298 53.4% 1817 10 3.4 17 5.7 6.1 4.20 11.4 201.9 59.4 20 171 5.2 3.4 6.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
24 Freeman McNeil*+ 23 RB 9 9 151 786 6 48 5.2 87.3 16.8 16 187 11.7 1 32 1.8 20.8 973 7 7
35 Mike Augustyniak 26 FB 9 8 50 178 4 16 3.6 19.8 5.6 24 189 7.9 0 15 2.7 21.0 367 4 2
25 Scott Dierking 27 9 0 38 130 1 11 3.4 14.4 4.2 12 80 6.7 1 13 1.3 8.9 210 2 2
45 Dwayne Crutchfield 23 6 0 22 78 1 8 3.5 13.0 3.7 78 1 1
42 Bruce Harper 27 KR/PR 9 0 20 125 0 40 6.3 13.9 2.2 14 177 12.6 1 39 1.6 19.7 302 1 1
14 Richard Todd 29 QB 9 9 13 -5 1 7 -0.4 -0.6 1.4 -5 1 4
31 Marion Barber 23 6 0 8 24 0 4 3.0 4.0 1.3 24 0 0
80 Lam Jones 24 WR 8 7 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 0.1 18 294 16.3 2 51 2.3 36.8 296 2 0
10 Pat Ryan 27 9 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 0
85 Wesley Walker* 27 WR 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 620 15.9 6 56 4.3 68.9 620 6 0
83 Jerome Barkum 32 TE 9 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 182 9.6 1 29 2.1 20.2 182 1 0
81 Derrick Gaffney 27 wr 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 207 18.8 1 45 1.2 23.0 207 1 0
82 Mickey Shuler 26 te 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 132 16.5 3 51 0.9 14.7 132 3 0
89 Bobby Jones 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 32 10.7 0 17 0.3 3.6 32 0 0
44 Tom Newton 28 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.8 7 0 0
Team Total 26.1 9 304 1317 13 48 4.3 146.3 33.8 165 2107 12.8 16 56 18.3 234.1 3424 29 18
Opp Total 9 269 983 5 3.7 109.2 29.9 159 1646 10.4 10 17.7 182.9 2629 15 20

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
42 Bruce Harper 27 KR/PR 9 0 23 184 0 24 8.0 18 368 0 37 20.4 854
87 Kurt Sohn 25 9 0 15 299 0 32 19.9 299
Team Total 26.1 9 23 184 0 24 8.0 33 667 0 37 20.2 4275
Opp Total 9 17 153 1 9.0 35 743 1 21.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
5 Pat Leahy 31 K 9 0 1 1 5 3 5 4 6 3 17 11 64.7%% 31 26 83.9%%
15 Chuck Ramsey 30 P 9 0 35 1348 54 1 38.5
Team Total 26.1 9 1 1 5 3 5 4 6 3 17 11 64.7%% 31 26 83.9%% 35 1348 54 1 38.5
Opp Total 9 15 9 60.0%% 20 19 95.0%% 42 1768 42.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
40 Bobby Jackson 26 LCB 9 9 5 84 1 77 0 0 0 2 80 1
24 Freeman McNeil*+ 23 RB 9 9 0 7 0 0 0
99 Mark Gastineau*+ 26 LDE 9 9 6.0
77 Kenny Neil 23 RDE 9 7 4.0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Darrol Ray 24 FS 9 9 3 91 0 44 0 0 1 1 0 0
35 Mike Augustyniak 26 FB 9 8 0 2 2 0 0
14 Richard Todd 29 QB 9 9 0 4 0 -6 0
25 Scott Dierking 27 9 0 0 2 1 0 0
47 Jerry Holmes 25 RCB 9 9 3 2 0 2 0
56 Lance Mehl 24 RLB 9 9 2 38 0 38 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Ken Schroy 30 SS 9 9 1 34 0 34 0 0 0 2 4 0
93 Marty Lyons 25 RDT 7 7 1.5 0 0 1 10 0
74 Abdul Salaam 29 LDT 9 9 2.5
42 Bruce Harper 27 KR/PR 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
73 Joe Klecko 29 2 2 2.0
29 Johnny Lynn 26 8 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 Ben Rudolph 25 dt 9 2 2.0
60 Dan Alexander 27 RG 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
78 Barry Bennett 27 7 0 1.0
51 Greg Buttle 28 LLB 7 7 1 9 0 9 0
50 Bob Crable 23 lb 9 2 1.0
45 Dwayne Crutchfield 23 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
80 Lam Jones 24 WR 8 7 0 0 1 0 0
44 Tom Newton 28 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Kirk Springs 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
70 Stan Waldemore 27 LG 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.1 9 20.0 17 261 1 77 0 0 18 17 88 1
Opp Total 9 23 20 11

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Pat Leahy 31 K 9 0 26 11 59
24 Freeman McNeil*+ 23 RB 9 9 6 1 7 42
85 Wesley Walker* 27 WR 9 9 6 6 36
35 Mike Augustyniak 26 FB 9 8 4 4 24
82 Mickey Shuler 26 te 9 2 3 3 18
25 Scott Dierking 27 9 0 1 1 2 12
40 Bobby Jackson 26 LCB 9 9 1 1 2 12
80 Lam Jones 24 WR 8 7 2 2 12
83 Jerome Barkum 32 TE 9 8 1 1 6
45 Dwayne Crutchfield 23 6 0 1 1 6
81 Derrick Gaffney 27 wr 9 2 1 1 6
42 Bruce Harper 27 KR/PR 9 0 1 1 6
14 Richard Todd 29 QB 9 9 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 9 13 16 1 1 31 26 11 245
Opp Total 9 5 10 1 1 3 19 9 166

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1982-09-12 MIA L, 28-45 1 29 pass Wesley Walker 29 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
2 1982-09-12 MIA L, 28-45 2 2 rush Mike Augustyniak 2 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
3 1982-09-12 MIA L, 28-45 4 7 pass Jerome Barkum 7 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
4 1982-09-12 MIA L, 28-45 4 5 pass Wesley Walker 5 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
5 1982-09-19 @ NWE W, 31-7 2 7 rush Richard Todd 7 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
6 1982-09-19 @ NWE W, 31-7 3 6 rush Mike Augustyniak 6 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
7 1982-09-19 @ NWE W, 31-7 4 1 rush Freeman McNeil 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
8 1982-09-19 @ NWE W, 31-7 4 13 pass Scott Dierking 13 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
9 1982-11-21 BAL W, 37-0 1 34 rush Freeman McNeil 34 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
10 1982-11-21 BAL W, 37-0 2 1 rush Mike Augustyniak 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
11 1982-11-21 BAL W, 37-0 2 23 pass Lam Jones 23 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
12 1982-11-21 BAL W, 37-0 3 32 pass Freeman McNeil 32 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
13 1982-11-28 GNB W, 15-13 1 23 pass Lam Jones 23 yard pass from Richard Todd
14 1982-11-28 GNB W, 15-13 3 4 rush Mike Augustyniak 4 yard rush
15 1982-12-06 @ DET W, 28-13 1 1 rush Dwayne Crutchfield 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
16 1982-12-06 @ DET W, 28-13 2 56 pass Wesley Walker 56 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
17 1982-12-06 @ DET W, 28-13 2 41 pass Wesley Walker 41 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
18 1982-12-06 @ DET W, 28-13 4 19 pass Wesley Walker 19 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
19 1982-12-12 TAM W, 32-17 1 4 rush Freeman McNeil 4 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
20 1982-12-12 TAM W, 32-17 1 5 rush Freeman McNeil 5 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
21 1982-12-12 TAM W, 32-17 3 1 pass Mickey Shuler 1 yard pass from Richard Todd
22 1982-12-12 TAM W, 32-17 4 1 rush Scott Dierking 1 yard rush
23 1982-12-18 @ MIA L, 19-20 1 22 pass Wesley Walker 22 yard pass from Richard Todd
24 1982-12-18 @ MIA L, 19-20 2 45 pass Derrick Gaffney 45 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
25 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 1 2 rush Freeman McNeil 2 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
26 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 2 80 blocked field goal Bobby Jackson 80 yard blocked field goal return (Pat Leahy kick)
27 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 2 1 rush Freeman McNeil 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick)
28 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 3 20 pass Mickey Shuler 20 yard pass from Pat Ryan (Pat Leahy kick)
29 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 4 39 pass Bruce Harper 39 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick)
30 1982-12-26 @ MIN W, 42-14 4 77 interception Bobby Jackson 77 yard interception return (Pat Leahy kick)
31 1983-01-02 @ KAN L, 13-37 4 10 pass Mickey Shuler 10 yard pass from Pat Ryan (Pat Leahy kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 1 1 rush Andra Franklin 1 yard rush (Uwe von Schamann kick)
2 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 1 59 punt Tommy Vigorito 59 yard punt return (Uwe von Schamann kick)
3 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 2 1 rush Andra Franklin 1 yard rush (Uwe von Schamann kick)
4 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 3 15 pass David Woodley 15 yard pass from Tony Nathan (Uwe von Schamann kick)
5 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 3 35 interception Glenn Blackwood 35 yard interception return (Uwe von Schamann kick)
6 1982-09-12 MIA W, 45-28 3 19 interception Don McNeal 19 yard interception return (Uwe von Schamann kick)
7 1982-09-19 @ NWE L, 7-31 3 98 kickoff Ricky Smith 98 yard kickoff return (Rex Robinson kick)
8 1982-11-28 GNB L, 13-15 1 24 pass Phil Epps 24 yard pass from Lynn Dickey
9 1982-11-28 GNB L, 13-15 2 23 pass Phil Epps 23 yard pass from Lynn Dickey (Jan Stenerud kick)
10 1982-12-06 @ DET L, 13-28 3 48 pass Mark Nichols 48 yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick)
11 1982-12-12 TAM L, 17-32 3 1 rush James Wilder 1 yard rush (Bill Capece kick)
12 1982-12-12 TAM L, 17-32 4 15 pass James Wilder 15 yard pass from Doug Williams (Bill Capece kick)
13 1982-12-18 @ MIA W, 20-19 1 25 rush Andra Franklin 25 yard rush (Uwe von Schamann kick)
14 1982-12-18 @ MIA W, 20-19 2 36 pass Duriel Harris 36 yard pass from David Woodley (Uwe von Schamann kick)
15 1982-12-26 @ MIN L, 14-42 2 1 rush Tommy Kramer 1 yard rush (Rick Danmeier kick)
16 1982-12-26 @ MIN L, 14-42 4 16 pass Ted Brown 16 yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Rick Danmeier kick)
17 1983-01-02 @ KAN W, 37-13 1 28 pass Carlos Carson 28 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)
18 1983-01-02 @ KAN W, 37-13 2 13 pass Henry Marshall 13 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)
19 1983-01-02 @ KAN W, 37-13 2 42 interception Gary Green 42 yard interception return (Nick Lowery kick)
20 1983-01-02 @ KAN W, 37-13 4 5 pass Henry Marshall 5 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)