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1982 New York Jets

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6-3-0, AFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.5, Offense: 8.8, Defense: 1.7, SoS: 1.6, 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

 Training Camp: Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Richard Todd 29 6 9 153 for 261, 1,961 yards, 14 td, 8 int, & 13 rushes for -5 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
RB Freeman McNeil*+ 23 1 9 151 rushes for 786 yards, 6 td, & 16 catches for 187 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
FB Mike Augustyniak 26 1 8 50 rushes for 178 yards, 4 td, & 24 catches for 189 yards and 0 td
WR Lam Jones 24 2 7 18 catches for 294 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 2nd pick / 1980
WR Wesley Walker* 27 5 9 39 catches for 620 yards, 6 td New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
TE Jerome Barkum 32 10 8 19 catches for 182 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1972
LT Chris Ward 27 4 9 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1978
LG Stan Waldemore 27 4 9 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 70th pick / 1978
C Joe Fields*+ 29 7 9 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
RG Dan Alexander 27 5 9 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
RT Marvin Powell*+ 27 5 8 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Mark Gastineau*+ 26 3 9 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 41st pick / 1979
LDT Abdul Salaam 29 6 9 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 7th / 188th pick / 1976
RDT Marty Lyons 25 3 7 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
RDE Kenny Neil 23 1 7 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 7th / 169th pick / 1981
LLB Greg Buttle 28 6 7 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
MLB Stan Blinka 25 3 8 New York Jets / 5th / 125th pick / 1979
RLB Lance Mehl 24 2 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
LCB Bobby Jackson 26 4 9 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1978
RCB Jerry Holmes 25 2 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Ken Schroy 30 5 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1975
FS Darrol Ray 24 2 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1980
 Special Teams Starters
K Pat Leahy 31 8 0 11 of 17 field goals & 26 of 31 extra points
P Chuck Ramsey 30 5 0 35 punts for a 38.5 average, 1 blocked New England Patriots / 6th / 141st pick / 1974
PR Bruce Harper 27 5 0 23 punt returns for a 8.0 average and 0 td
KR Bruce Harper 27 5 0 18 kick returns for a 20.4 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
60 Dan Alexander 27 RG 9 9 260 6-4 LSU 6/17/1955 5 9 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
86 Steve Alvers 25 3 0 240 6-4 Taft,Miami (FL) 4/4/1957 1 0 New York Giants / 7th / 172nd pick / 1979
35 Mike Augustyniak 26 FB 9 8 225 5-11 Purdue 7/17/1956 1 7
31 Marion Barber 23 6 0 224 6-3 Minnesota 12/6/1959 Rook 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 30th pick / 1981
83 Jerome Barkum 32 TE 9 8 218 6-3 Jackson St. 7/18/1950 10 4 New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1972
78 Barry Bennett 27 7 0 257 6-4 Concordia-Moorhead (MN) 12/10/1955 4 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1978
64 Guy Bingham 24 7 0 255 6-3 Montana 2/25/1958 2 1 New York Jets / 10th / 260th pick / 1980
54 Stan Blinka 25 MLB 8 8 230 6-2 Sam Houston St. 4/29/1957 3 7 New York Jets / 5th / 125th pick / 1979
51 Greg Buttle 28 LLB 7 7 235 6-3 Penn St. 6/20/1954 6 7 New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
88 Tom Coombs 23 3 0 236 6-3 Puget Sound,Idaho 5/31/1959 Rook 0 New York Jets / 7th / 191st pick / 1982
50 Bob Crable 23 lb 9 2 228 6-3 Notre Dame 9/22/1959 Rook 3 New York Jets / 1st / 23rd pick / 1982
55 Ron Crosby 27 9 0 224 6-3 Penn St. 3/2/1955 4 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 114th pick / 1977
45 Dwayne Crutchfield 23 6 0 235 6-0 Iowa St. 9/30/1959 Rook 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 79th pick / 1982
25 Scott Dierking 27 9 0 218 5-10 Purdue 5/24/1955 5 4 New York Jets / 4th / 90th pick / 1977
65 Joe Fields*+ 29 C 9 9 250 6-2 Rutgers-Camden,Widener 11/14/1953 7 17 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
38 George Floyd 22 7 0 190 5-11 East. Kentucky 12/21/1960 Rook 1 New York Jets / 4th / 107th pick / 1982
81 Derrick Gaffney 27 wr 9 2 181 6-1 Florida 5/24/1955 4 4 New York Jets / 8th / 197th pick / 1978
99 Mark Gastineau*+ 26 LDE 9 9 266 6-5 Arizona St.,East Central (OK) 11/20/1956 3 20 New York Jets / 2nd / 41st pick / 1979
94 Rusty Guilbeau 24 4 0 242 6-4 McNeese St. 11/20/1958 Rook 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1982
42 Bruce Harper 27 KR 9 0 174 5-8 Kutztown Pennsylvania 6/20/1955 5 6
47 Jerry Holmes 25 RCB 9 9 175 6-2 Chowan,West Virginia 12/22/1957 2 8
40 Bobby Jackson 26 LCB 9 9 178 5-9 Florida St. 12/23/1956 4 11 New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1978
27 Jesse Johnson 25 9 0 185 6-3 Colorado 8/23/1957 2 0 New York Jets / 4th / 95th pick / 1980
89 Bobby Jones 27 9 0 180 5-11 Youngstown St.,Millikin 7/12/1955 4 1
80 Lam Jones 24 WR 8 7 180 5-11 Texas 4/4/1958 2 6 New York Jets / 1st / 2nd pick / 1980
73 Joe Klecko 29 2 2 263 6-3 Temple 10/15/1953 5 1 New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1977
5 Pat Leahy 31 K 9 0 194 6-0 St. Louis 3/19/1951 8 0
71 Jim Luscinski 24 6 0 275 6-5 Norwich 12/16/1958 Rook 1
29 Johnny Lynn 26 8 0 196 6-0 UCLA 12/19/1956 3 2 New York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1979
93 Marty Lyons 25 RDT 7 7 269 6-5 Alabama 1/15/1957 3 7 New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
24 Freeman McNeil*+ 23 RB 9 9 216 5-11 UCLA 4/22/1959 1 16 New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
56 Lance Mehl 24 RLB 9 9 235 6-3 Penn St. 2/14/1958 2 10 New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
77 Kenny Neil 23 RDE 9 7 244 6-4 Iowa St. 1/8/1959 1 8 New York Jets / 7th / 169th pick / 1981
44 Tom Newton 28 9 0 212 6-0 California 3/8/1954 5 0
62 Joseph Pellegrini 25 9 0 265 6-4 Harvard 4/8/1957 Rook 1
79 Marvin Powell*+ 27 RT 8 8 268 6-5 USC 8/30/1955 5 15 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
15 Chuck Ramsey 30 P 9 0 191 6-2 Wake Forest 2/24/1952 5 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 141st pick / 1974
28 Darrol Ray 24 FS 9 9 200 6-1 Oklahoma 6/25/1958 2 9 New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1980
61 John Roman 30 t 9 1 255 6-4 Idaho St. 8/31/1952 6 2 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 313th pick / 1975
76 Ben Rudolph 25 dt 9 2 271 6-5 Long Beach St. 8/29/1957 1 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 60th pick / 1981
10 Pat Ryan 27 9 0 210 6-3 Tennessee 9/16/1955 4 1 New York Jets / 11th / 281st pick / 1978
74 Abdul Salaam 29 LDT 9 9 262 6-3 Kent St. 2/12/1953 6 9 New York Jets / 7th / 188th pick / 1976
48 Ken Schroy 30 SS 9 9 198 6-2 Maryland 9/22/1952 5 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1975
82 Mickey Shuler 26 te 9 2 232 6-3 Penn St. 8/21/1956 4 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 61st pick / 1978
87 Kurt Sohn 25 9 0 180 5-11 North Carolina St.,Fordham 6/26/1957 1 0
21 Kirk Springs 24 9 0 192 6-0 Miami (OH) 8/16/1958 1 2
14 Richard Todd 29 QB 9 9 207 6-2 Alabama 11/19/1953 6 14 New York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
70 Stan Waldemore 27 LG 9 9 263 6-4 Nebraska 2/20/1955 4 9 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 70th pick / 1978
85 Wesley Walker* 27 WR 9 9 179 6-0 California 5/26/1955 5 13 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
72 Chris Ward 27 LT 9 9 267 6-3 Ohio St. 12/16/1955 4 9 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1978
57 John Woodring 23 lb 9 1 232 6-2 Brown 4/4/1959 1 2 New York Jets / 6th / 142nd pick / 1981
Team Total 26.1 9 224.7 6-2.0 3.2