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1996 New York Jets

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1-15-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.1, Offense: -2.5, Defense: -7.6, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 279 points (17.4/g), 27th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 454 points (28.4/g), 29th.
 Differential of -175 points (-10.9/g), 30th.  Expected W-L: 3.8-12.2.

Coach: Rich Kotite (1-15-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Vechiarella

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 Frank Reich 35 11 7 175 for 331, 2,205 yards, 15 td, 16 int, & 18 rushes for 31 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 57th pick / 1985
RB Adrian Murrell 26 3 16 301 rushes for 1,249 yards, 6 td, & 17 catches for 81 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 5th / 120th pick / 1993
FB Richie Anderson 25 3 13 47 rushes for 150 yards, 1 td, & 44 catches for 385 yards and 0 td New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1993
WR Wayne Chrebet 23 1 9 84 catches for 909 yards, 3 td
WR Keyshawn Johnson 24 Rook 11 63 catches for 844 yards, 8 td New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
TE Kyle Brady 24 1 16 15 catches for 144 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
LT Jumbo Elliott 31 8 14 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
LG Harry Galbreath 31 8 8 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 212th pick / 1988
C Roger Duffy 29 6 16 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 8th / 196th pick / 1990
RG Matt O'Dwyer 24 1 16 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
RT David Williams 30 7 14 Houston Oilers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1989
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bobby Hamilton 25 Rook 11 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT Marvin Washington 31 7 14 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 6th / 151st pick / 1989
RDT Matt Brock 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1989
RDE Hugh Douglas 25 1 10 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 16th pick / 1995
LLB Bobby Houston 29 6 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 75th pick / 1990
MLB Marvin Jones 24 3 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1993
RLB Mo Lewis 27 5 9 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1991
LCB Aaron Glenn 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 1994
RCB Ray Mickens 23 Rook 10 New York Jets / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1996
SS Victor Green 27 3 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
FS Gary Jones 29 6 15 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 239th pick / 1990
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Lowery 40 18 0 17 of 24 field goals & 26 of 27 extra points
P Brian Hansen 36 12 0 74 punts for a 44.5 average, 0 blocked New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
PR Wayne Chrebet 23 1 9 28 punt returns for a 5.0 average and 0 td
KR Henry Bailey 23 Rook 0 24 kick returns for a 19.6 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 235th pick / 1995

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
72 David Alexander 32 c 7 7 275 6-3 Tulsa 7/28/1964 9 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 121st pick / 1987
20 Richie Anderson 25 FB 16 13 230 6-2 Penn St. 9/13/1971 3 4 New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1993
85 Henry Bailey 23 KR 8 0 176 5-8 UNLV 2/28/1973 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 235th pick / 1995
84 Fred Baxter 25 te 16 4 268 6-3 Auburn 6/14/1971 3 1 New York Jets / 5th / 115th pick / 1993
58 Aubrey Beavers 25 7 0 234 6-3 Oklahoma 8/30/1971 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 54th pick / 1994
69 Harry Boatswain 27 g 16 4 310 6-4 New Haven 6/26/1969 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 137th pick / 1991
88 Kyle Brady 24 TE 16 16 278 6-6 Penn St. 1/14/1972 1 1 New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
94 Matt Brock 30 RDT 16 16 300 6-5 Oregon 1/14/1966 7 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1989
26 Ron Carpenter 26 2 0 189 6-1 Miami (OH) 1/20/1970 3 0
53 Chad Cascadden 24 RLB 16 8 235 6-1 Wisconsin 5/14/1972 1 3
71 Mike Chalenski 26 rde 15 7 279 6-5 Pittsburgh,UCLA 1/28/1970 3 3
80 Wayne Chrebet 23 PR 16 9 188 5-10 Hofstra 8/14/1973 1 7
59 Kyle Clifton 34 16 0 236 6-4 TCU 8/23/1962 12 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 64th pick / 1984
28 Reggie Cobb 28 15 0 212 6-1 Tennessee 7/7/1968 6 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1990
42 Marcus Coleman 22 db 13 4 210 6-2 Texas Tech 5/24/1974 Rook 2 New York Jets / 5th / 133rd pick / 1996
27 Lou D'Agostino 23 9 0 235 6-0 Hofstra,Rhode Island 12/12/1973 Rook 0
83 Tyrone Davis 24 2 0 240 6-4 Virginia 6/30/1972 1 0 New York Jets / 4th / 107th pick / 1995
99 Hugh Douglas 25 RDE 10 10 281 6-2 Central State (OH) 8/23/1971 1 4 New York Jets / 1st / 16th pick / 1995
62 Roger Duffy 29 C 16 16 300 6-3 Penn St. 7/16/1967 6 7 New York Jets / 8th / 196th pick / 1990
76 Jumbo Elliott 31 LT 14 14 308 6-7 Michigan 4/1/1965 8 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
38 Kwame Ellis 22 8 0 188 5-10 Stanford 2/27/1974 Rook 0
96 Jeff Faulkner 32 4 0 305 6-4 Southern 4/4/1964 9 0
4 Glenn Foley 26 qb 5 3 210 6-2 Boston Col. 10/10/1970 2 2 New York Jets / 7th / 208th pick / 1994
64 Harry Galbreath 31 LG 15 8 280 6-1 Tennessee 1/1/1965 8 4 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 212th pick / 1988
31 Aaron Glenn 24 LCB 16 16 185 5-9 Texas A&M 7/16/1972 2 6 New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 1994
81 Jeff Graham 27 WR 11 9 200 6-2 Ohio St. 2/14/1969 5 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1991
21 Victor Green 27 SS 16 16 210 5-11 Akron 12/8/1969 3 6
22 Carl Greenwood 24 db 14 2 186 5-11 UCLA 3/11/1972 1 1 New York Jets / 5th / 142nd pick / 1995
98 Mark Gunn 28 9 0 288 6-5 Pittsburgh 7/24/1968 5 1 New York Jets / 4th / 94th pick / 1991
92 Bobby Hamilton 25 LDE 15 11 280 6-5 Southern Miss 7/1/1971 Rook 4
56 Rick Hamilton 26 lb 15 4 241 6-2 Central Florida 4/19/1970 3 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 71st pick / 1993
11 Brian Hansen 36 P 16 0 215 6-4 Sioux Falls 10/26/1960 12 3 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
79 Melvin Hayes 23 1 0 328 6-6 Mississippi St. 4/28/1973 1 0 New York Jets / 4th / 106th pick / 1995
55 Bobby Houston 29 LLB 15 15 242 6-2 North Carolina St. 10/26/1967 6 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 75th pick / 1990
74 Erik Howard 32 nt 1 1 275 6-4 Washington St. 11/12/1964 10 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1986
65 John Hudson 28 16 0 270 6-2 Auburn 1/29/1968 5 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 294th pick / 1990
19 Keyshawn Johnson 24 WR 14 11 212 6-4 USC 7/22/1972 Rook 6 New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
25 Gary Jones 29 FS 15 15 210 6-1 Texas A&M 11/30/1967 6 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 239th pick / 1990
54 Marvin Jones 24 MLB 12 12 244 6-2 Florida St. 6/28/1972 3 4 New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1993
95 Brad Keeney 23 1 0 294 6-3 The Citadel 11/20/1973 Rook 0
57 Mo Lewis 27 RLB 9 9 258 6-3 Georgia 10/21/1969 5 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1991
8 Nick Lowery 40 K 16 0 215 6-4 Dartmouth 5/27/1956 18 1
75 Siupeli Malamala 27 t 4 1 310 6-5 Washington 1/15/1969 4 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 68th pick / 1992
32 Sherriden May 23 8 0 215 6-0 Idaho 8/10/1973 1 0
24 Ray Mickens 23 RCB 15 10 180 5-8 Texas A&M 1/4/1973 Rook 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1996
33 Ronald Moore 26 16 0 220 5-10 Pittsburg St. 1/26/1970 3 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 87th pick / 1993
29 Adrian Murrell 26 RB 16 16 211 5-11 West Virginia 10/16/1970 3 8 New York Jets / 5th / 120th pick / 1993
14 Neil O'Donnell 30 qb 6 6 228 6-3 Maryland 7/3/1966 5 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1990
70 Matt O'Dwyer 24 RG 16 16 305 6-5 Northwestern 9/1/1972 1 7 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
77 James Parrish 28 1 0 310 6-6 Temple 5/19/1968 3 0
7 Frank Reich 35 QB 10 7 210 6-4 Maryland 12/4/1961 11 5 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 57th pick / 1985
89 Phillip Riley 24 1 0 189 5-11 Florida St. 9/24/1972 Rook 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 199th pick / 1996
5 Don Silvestri 28 12 0 220 6-4 Pittsburgh 12/25/1968 1 0
87 Webster Slaughter 32 wr 10 1 175 6-1 San Diego St. 10/19/1964 10 3 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
45 Otis Smith 31 2 0 198 5-11 Southern,Missouri 10/22/1965 5 0
93 Marc Spindler 27 ldt 15 5 290 6-5 Pittsburgh 11/28/1969 6 3 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1990
86 Alex Van Dyke 22 wr 15 1 205 6-0 Nevada-Reno 7/24/1974 Rook 1 New York Jets / 2nd / 31st pick / 1996
97 Marvin Washington 31 LDE 14 14 285 6-6 Texas-El Paso,Idaho 10/22/1965 7 5 New York Jets / 6th / 151st pick / 1989
91 Brent Williams 32 5 0 283 6-4 Toledo 10/23/1964 10 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1986
73 David Williams 30 RT 14 14 294 6-5 Florida 6/21/1966 7 6 Houston Oilers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1989
44 Lonnie Young 33 15 0 205 6-1 Michigan St. 7/18/1963 11 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
23 Eric Zomalt 24 db 10 1 201 5-11 California 8/9/1972 2 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 103rd pick / 1994
Team Total 27.2 16 242.8 6-2.2 4.3