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1984 New York Jets

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.5, Offense: -1.8, Defense: -2.7, SoS: -2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 332 points (20.8/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 364 points (22.8/g), 20th.
 Differential of -32 points (-2.0/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 7.1-8.9.

Coach: Joe Walton (7-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Gardi

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Pat Ryan 29 6 11 156 for 285, 1,939 yards, 14 td, 14 int, & 23 rushes for 92 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 11th / 281st pick / 1978
RB Freeman McNeil* 25 3 12 229 rushes for 1,070 yards, 5 td, & 25 catches for 294 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
FB Marion Barber 25 2 5 31 rushes for 148 yards, 2 td, & 10 catches for 79 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 2nd / 30th pick / 1981
WR Lam Jones 26 4 8 32 catches for 470 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 2nd pick / 1980
WR Wesley Walker 29 7 10 41 catches for 623 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
TE Mickey Shuler 28 6 16 68 catches for 782 yards, 6 td New York Jets / 3rd / 61st pick / 1978
LT Reggie McElroy 24 1 16 New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1982
LG Stan Waldemore 29 6 14 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 70th pick / 1978
C Joe Fields 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
RG Dan Alexander 29 7 16 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
RT Marvin Powell 29 7 16 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
 Defensive Starters
LDE Mark Gastineau*+ 28 5 16 22.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 41st pick / 1979
LDT Barry Bennett 29 6 13 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1978
RDT Marty Lyons 27 5 10 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
RDE Ron Faurot 22 Rook 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 15th pick / 1984
LLB Greg Buttle 30 8 13 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
MLB Kyle Clifton 22 Rook 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 64th pick / 1984
RLB Lance Mehl 26 4 15 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
LCB Davlin Mullen 24 1 6 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 8th / 217th pick / 1983
RCB Johnny Lynn 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1979
SS Kirk Springs 26 3 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
FS Darrol Ray 26 4 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1980
 Special Teams Starters
K Pat Leahy 33 10 0 17 of 24 field goals & 38 of 39 extra points
P Chuck Ramsey 32 7 0 74 punts for a 39.7 average, 1 blocked New England Patriots / 6th / 141st pick / 1974
PR Kirk Springs 26 3 11 28 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td
KR Kirk Springs 26 3 11 23 kick returns for a 22.7 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
60 Dan Alexander 29 RG 16 16 260 6-4 LSU 6/17/1955 7 8 New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
95 Tom Baldwin 23 nt 16 2 274 6-4 Wisconsin,Tulsa 5/13/1961 Rook 2 New York Jets / 9th / 234th pick / 1984
63 Ted Banker 23 4 0 270 6-2 SE Missouri St. 2/17/1961 Rook 0
31 Marion Barber 25 FB 14 5 224 6-3 Minnesota 12/6/1959 2 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 30th pick / 1981
58 Bobby Bell 22 lb 15 2 217 6-3 Missouri 2/7/1962 Rook 1 New York Jets / 4th / 91st pick / 1984
78 Barry Bennett 29 LDT 15 13 257 6-4 Concordia-Moorhead (MN) 12/10/1955 6 6 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1978
64 Guy Bingham 26 16 0 255 6-3 Montana 2/25/1958 4 1 New York Jets / 10th / 260th pick / 1980
23 Dennis Bligen 22 1 0 215 5-11 St. John's (NY) 3/3/1962 Rook 0
83 Nick Bruckner 23 16 0 185 5-11 Syracuse 5/19/1961 1 0
46 Fernanza Burgess 24 11 0 210 6-1 Morris Brown 3/6/1960 Rook 0
51 Greg Buttle 30 LLB 14 13 235 6-3 Penn St. 6/20/1954 8 6 New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
27 Russell Carter 22 RCB 11 8 195 6-2 SMU 2/10/1962 Rook 4 New York Jets / 1st / 10th pick / 1984
59 Kyle Clifton 22 MLB 16 9 236 6-4 TCU 8/23/1962 Rook 4 New York Jets / 3rd / 64th pick / 1984
50 Bob Crable 25 lb 5 2 228 6-3 Notre Dame 9/22/1959 2 1 New York Jets / 1st / 23rd pick / 1982
88 Chy Davidson 25 3 0 175 5-11 Rhode Island 5/9/1959 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 11th / 2nd pick / 1981 Supp
22 Mike Dennis 26 db 4 2 190 5-10 Wyoming 6/6/1958 4 1
86 Glenn Dennison 23 TE 16 9 225 6-3 Miami (FL) 11/17/1961 Rook 1 New York Jets / 2nd / 39th pick / 1984
52 Jim Eliopulos 25 11 0 230 6-2 Westminster (MO),Wyoming 4/18/1959 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 81st pick / 1982
74 Ron Faurot 22 RDE 15 9 262 6-7 Arkansas 1/27/1962 Rook 4 New York Jets / 1st / 15th pick / 1984
65 Joe Fields 31 C 16 16 250 6-2 Rutgers-Camden,Widener 11/14/1953 9 8 New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
38 George Floyd 24 db 8 2 190 5-11 East. Kentucky 12/21/1960 2 1 New York Jets / 4th / 107th pick / 1982
81 Derrick Gaffney 29 wr 12 7 181 6-1 Florida 5/24/1955 6 3 New York Jets / 8th / 197th pick / 1978
99 Mark Gastineau*+ 28 LDE 16 16 266 6-5 Arizona St.,East Central (OK) 11/20/1956 5 14 New York Jets / 2nd / 41st pick / 1979
94 Rusty Guilbeau 26 lb 16 2 242 6-4 McNeese St. 11/20/1958 2 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1982
39 Harry Hamilton 22 8 0 194 6-0 Penn St. 11/29/1962 Rook 0 New York Jets / 7th / 176th pick / 1984
42 Bruce Harper 29 4 0 174 5-8 Kutztown Pennsylvania 6/20/1955 7 1
34 Johnny Hector 24 rb 13 2 204 5-11 Texas A&M 11/26/1960 1 6 New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1983
84 Bobby Humphery 23 db 16 4 178 5-10 New Mexico St. 8/23/1961 Rook 5 New York Jets / 9th / 247th pick / 1983
40 Bobby Jackson 28 db 3 2 178 5-9 Florida St. 12/23/1956 6 1 New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1978
80 Lam Jones 26 WR 8 8 180 5-11 Texas 4/4/1958 4 5 New York Jets / 1st / 2nd pick / 1980
73 Joe Klecko* 31 LDT 12 11 263 6-3 Temple 10/15/1953 7 7 New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1977
89 Rocky Klever 25 te 16 2 225 6-3 Montana 7/10/1959 1 0 New York Jets / 9th / 247th pick / 1982
37 Skip Lane 24 3 0 210 6-1 Mississippi 1/30/1960 Rook 0
5 Pat Leahy 33 K 16 0 194 6-0 St. Louis 3/19/1951 10 3
61 George Lilja 26 3 0 264 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1958 2 0 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
29 Johnny Lynn 28 LCB 14 14 196 6-0 UCLA 12/19/1956 5 5 New York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1979
93 Marty Lyons 27 RDT 13 10 269 6-5 Alabama 1/15/1957 5 4 New York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
68 Reggie McElroy 24 LT 16 16 290 6-6 West Texas A&M 3/4/1960 1 8 New York Jets / 2nd / 51st pick / 1982
24 Freeman McNeil* 25 RB 12 12 216 5-11 UCLA 4/22/1959 3 11 New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1981
56 Lance Mehl 26 RLB 16 15 235 6-3 Penn St. 2/14/1958 4 6 New York Jets / 3rd / 69th pick / 1980
25 Cedric Minter 26 rb 8 2 200 5-10 Boise St. 11/13/1958 Rook 2
20 Davlin Mullen 24 LCB 15 6 175 6-1 West. Kentucky 2/17/1960 1 2 New York Jets / 8th / 217th pick / 1983
7 Ken O'Brien 24 qb 10 5 210 6-4 Sacramento St.,California-Davis 11/27/1960 Rook 5 New York Jets / 1st / 24th pick / 1983
49 Tony Paige 22 rb 16 3 225 5-10 Virginia Tech 10/14/1962 Rook 1 New York Jets / 6th / 149th pick / 1984
79 Marvin Powell 29 RT 16 16 268 6-5 USC 8/30/1955 7 8 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
15 Chuck Ramsey 32 P 16 0 191 6-2 Wake Forest 2/24/1952 7 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 141st pick / 1974
28 Darrol Ray 26 FS 15 12 200 6-1 Oklahoma 6/25/1958 4 4 New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1980
76 Ben Rudolph 27 dt 16 3 271 6-5 Long Beach St. 8/29/1957 3 2 New York Jets / 3rd / 60th pick / 1981
10 Pat Ryan 29 QB 16 11 210 6-3 Tennessee 9/16/1955 6 7 New York Jets / 11th / 281st pick / 1978
48 Ken Schroy 32 ss 12 7 198 6-2 Maryland 9/22/1952 7 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 10th / 248th pick / 1975
82 Mickey Shuler 28 TE 16 16 232 6-3 Penn St. 8/21/1956 6 8 New York Jets / 3rd / 61st pick / 1978
87 Kurt Sohn 27 5 0 180 5-11 North Carolina St.,Fordham 6/26/1957 3 0
21 Kirk Springs 26 KR 16 11 192 6-0 Miami (OH) 8/16/1958 3 4
53 Jim Sweeney 22 c 10 2 297 6-4 Pittsburgh 8/8/1962 Rook 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 37th pick / 1984
70 Stan Waldemore 29 LG 14 14 263 6-4 Nebraska 2/20/1955 6 7 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 70th pick / 1978
85 Wesley Walker 29 WR 12 10 179 6-0 California 5/26/1955 7 6 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
57 John Woodring 25 mlb 15 5 232 6-2 Brown 4/4/1959 3 2 New York Jets / 6th / 142nd pick / 1981
Team Total 26.0 16 222.2 6-1.7 3.1