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1998 New York Jets

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.2, Offense: 5.4, Defense: 5.8, SoS: 1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 416 points (26.0/g), 5th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 266 points (16.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 150 points (9.4/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 11.9-4.1.

Coach: Bill Parcells (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Charlie Weis
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Belichick
 Other Notable Asst.: Romeo Crennel (Defensive Line), Al Groh (Linebackers), Todd Haley (Offensive Assistant/Quality Control) and Eric Mangini (Defensive Assistant/Quality Control)

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

Team Info

Sole Owner Leon Hess
Director of Player Personnel Dick Haley
Head Coach/General Manager Bill Parcells
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 416 5715 1057 5.4 24 11 32 338 318 532 3836 33 13 6.9 207 500 1879 12 3.8 99
Team Defense 266 4699 980 4.8 30 9 26 263 285 544 3040 16 21 5.2 150 400 1659 11 4.1 87
Lg Rank Offense 5 4 8 13 3 14 4 3 5 6 5 13 12 21
Lg Rank Defense 2 7 13 19 5 22 9 2 4 2 7 14 11 21

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore L OT 0-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 30 36 25 465 406 59 1 26 557 350 207 1
2 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-2 Baltimore Ravens 10 24 18 276 224 52 3 16 331 209 122 1
3 Sun September 20 boxscore W 1-2 Indianapolis Colts 44 6 28 505 203 302 2 21 310 190 120 2
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 4 boxscore W 2-2 Miami Dolphins 20 9 22 289 172 117 1 11 153 119 34 3
6 Sun October 11 boxscore L 2-3 @ St. Louis Rams 10 30 14 177 123 54 5 18 319 178 141 1
7 Mon October 19 boxscore W 3-3 @ New England Patriots 24 14 25 392 271 121 19 291 181 110 1
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 4-3 Atlanta Falcons 28 3 21 311 192 119 13 207 152 55 3
9 Sun November 1 boxscore W 5-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 20 17 17 306 253 53 1 13 204 112 92 3
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 6-3 Buffalo Bills 34 12 23 398 277 121 3 11 182 134 48 2
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L 6-4 @ Indianapolis Colts 23 24 20 369 212 157 2 23 357 267 90 2
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 7-4 @ Tennessee Oilers 24 3 22 361 231 130 12 223 129 94 1
13 Sun November 29 boxscore W 8-4 Carolina Panthers 48 21 21 456 255 201 15 216 134 82 1
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 9-4 Seattle Seahawks 32 31 31 488 418 70 3 13 377 271 106 4
15 Sun December 13 boxscore W 10-4 @ Miami Dolphins 21 16 16 314 232 82 2 22 357 278 79 2
16 Sat December 19 boxscore W 11-4 @ Buffalo Bills 17 10 14 269 177 92 21 366 217 149 2
17 Sun December 27 boxscore W 12-4 New England Patriots 31 10 21 339 190 149 1 9 249 119 130 1
Playoffs
Division Sun January 10 boxscore W 13-4 Jacksonville Jaguars 34 24 29 429 278 151 3 14 251 156 95 4
ConfChamp Sun January 17 boxscore L 13-5 @ Denver Broncos 10 23 18 370 356 14 6 14 331 153 178

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Vinny Testaverde* 35 QB 14 13 12-1-0 259 421 61.5 3256 29 6.9 7 1.7 82 7.7 8.4 12.6 232.6 101.6 19 140 7.08 7.68 4.3 3 3
4 Glenn Foley 28 qb 5 3 0-3-0 58 108 53.7 749 4 3.7 6 5.6 48 6.9 5.2 12.9 149.8 64.9 5 49 6.19 4.51 4.4
6 Ray Lucas 26 15 0 1 3 33.3 27 0 0.0 0 0.0 27 9.0 9.0 27.0 1.8 67.4 0 0 9.00 9.00 0.0
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 7 -7.00 -7.00 100.0
Team Total 27.3 16 12-4-0 318 532 59.8 4032 33 6.2 13 2.4 82 7.6 7.7 12.7 252.0 94.0 25 196 6.89 7.02 4.5 3 3
Opp Total 16 285 544 52.4 3299 16 2.9 21 3.9 6.1 4.92 11.6 206.2 64.7 36 259 5.2 4.2 6.2

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. 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
28 Curtis Martin* 25 RB 15 15 369 1287 8 60 3.5 85.8 24.6 43 365 8.5 1 23 2.9 24.3 1652 9 5
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 41 185 2 40 4.5 15.4 3.4 13 222 17.1 2 82 1.1 18.5 407 4 3
33 Jerald Sowell 24 fb 16 2 40 164 0 33 4.1 10.3 2.5 10 59 5.9 0 13 0.6 3.7 223 0 2
16 Vinny Testaverde* 35 QB 14 13 24 104 1 25 4.3 7.4 1.7 104 1 7
22 Dave Meggett 32 2 0 7 24 0 18 3.4 12.0 3.5 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.5 7.5 39 0 0
4 Glenn Foley 28 qb 5 3 5 -11 0 -1 -2.2 -2.2 1.0 -11 0 1
6 Ray Lucas 26 15 0 5 23 0 16 4.6 1.5 0.3 23 0 0
41 Keith Byars 35 FB 13 8 4 34 0 13 8.5 2.6 0.3 26 258 9.9 3 29 2.0 19.8 292 3 0
19 Keyshawn Johnson* 26 WR 16 16 2 60 1 35 30.0 3.8 0.1 83 1131 13.6 10 41 5.2 70.7 1191 11 0
89 Dedric Ward 24 wr 16 4 2 7 0 4 3.5 0.4 0.1 25 477 19.1 4 71 1.6 29.8 484 4 0
20 Richie Anderson 27 fb 8 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 0.1 3 12 4.0 0 7 0.4 1.5 14 0 0
80 Wayne Chrebet 25 WR 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 75 1083 14.4 8 63 4.7 67.7 1083 8 0
88 Kyle Brady 26 TE 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 315 10.5 5 35 1.9 19.7 315 5 1
86 Alex Van Dyke 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 40 8.0 0 15 0.3 2.5 40 0 0
84 Fred Baxter 27 te 14 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 50 16.7 0 23 0.2 3.6 50 0 0
82 Blake Spence 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.2 1.0 5 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 500 1879 12 60 3.8 117.4 31.3 318 4032 12.7 33 82 19.9 252.0 5911 45 23
Opp Total 16 400 1659 11 4.1 103.7 25.0 285 3040 10.7 16 17.8 190.0 4699 27 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 29 203 0 23 7.0 16 366 0 37 22.9 976
31 Aaron Glenn* 26 KR/LCB 13 13 24 585 0 62 24.4 585
89 Dedric Ward 24 wr 16 4 8 72 0 20 9.0 3 60 0 23 20.0 616
23 Kevin Williams 23 fs 15 6 11 230 0 31 20.9 230
22 Dave Meggett 32 2 0 5 40 0 18 8.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 95
84 Fred Baxter 27 te 14 2 1 8 0 8 8.0 58
88 Kyle Brady 26 TE 16 15 1 20 0 20 20.0 335
47 Scott Frost 23 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 43 315 0 23 7.3 57 1285 0 62 22.5 7511
Opp Total 16 30 309 1 10.3 60 1370 0 22.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
9 John Hall 24 K 16 0 9 9 13 9 10 6 3 1 35 25 71.4% 46 45 97.8%
11 Brian Hansen 38 P 7 0 31 1233 62 0 39.8
17 John Kidd 37 p 8 0 28 1166 57 0 41.6
3 Nick Gallery 23 p 1 0 6 238 49 0 39.7
Team Total 27.3 16 9 9 13 9 10 6 3 1 35 25 71.4% 46 45 97.8% 65 2637 62 0 40.6
Opp Total 16 25 20 80.0% 27 26 96.3% 85 3587 42.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
21 Victor Green 29 SS 16 16 1.0 4 99 0 87 0 1 0 1 0 0 69 23
57 Mo Lewis*+ 29 LLB 16 16 7.0 1 11 0 11 0 1 1 1 0 0 67 14
45 Otis Smith 33 RCB 16 16 2 34 0 32 0 57 13
51 Bryan Cox 30 RLB 16 10 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 48 22 1
72 Jason Ferguson 24 LDT 16 16 4.0 1 0 0 0 0 42 21
52 Pepper Johnson 34 MLB 16 16 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 42 21
31 Aaron Glenn* 26 KR/LCB 13 13 6 23 0 26 0 0 1 1 0 0 47 1
98 Anthony Pleasant 30 RDE 16 15 6.0 2 0 0 0 0 34 12
93 Ernie Logan 30 RDT 16 12 2.5 32 19
54 Dwayne Gordon 29 lb 16 4 1 31 1 31 0 1 0 0 0 0 35 12
95 Rick Lyle 27 LDE 16 16 1.5 1 0 0 0 0 29 12
24 Ray Mickens 25 db 16 4 3 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 30 4
23 Kevin Williams 23 fs 15 6 1 34 0 34 0 1 0 0 0 0 27 5
26 Jerome Henderson 29 FS 13 8 1.0 1 21 0 21 0 0 1 1 53 1 22 5
53 Chad Cascadden 26 lb 13 4 5.0 1 0 2 23 1 18 3
58 James Farrior 23 lb 12 2 0 0 1 0 0 17 10
44 Corwin Brown 28 db 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 16 0 15 4
92 Bobby Hamilton 27 de 16 1 13 8
99 Eric Ogbogu 23 12 0 5 3
42 Marcus Coleman 24 14 0 5 1
16 Vinny Testaverde* 35 QB 14 13 0 7 3 -6 0
47 Scott Frost 23 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 4
30 Chris Hayes 26 15 0 4 1
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 0 3 3 0 0
28 Curtis Martin* 25 RB 15 15 0 5 1 0 0
97 Dorian Boose 24 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
62 Todd Burger 28 LG 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
75 Carl Hansen 22 5 0 1 0
33 Jerald Sowell 24 fb 16 2 0 2 0 0 0
84 Fred Baxter 27 te 14 2 0 0 1 0 0
88 Kyle Brady 26 TE 16 15 0 1 0 0 0
4 Glenn Foley 28 qb 5 3 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 35.0 21 263 1 87 0 12 23 20 86 2 663 218 1
Opp Total 16 25 25 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 John Hall 24 K 16 0 45 25 120
19 Keyshawn Johnson* 26 WR 16 16 1 10 11 66
28 Curtis Martin* 25 RB 15 15 8 1 9 54
80 Wayne Chrebet 25 WR 16 15 8 8 48
88 Kyle Brady 26 TE 16 15 5 5 30
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 2 2 4 24
89 Dedric Ward 24 wr 16 4 4 4 24
41 Keith Byars 35 FB 13 8 3 3 18
53 Chad Cascadden 26 lb 13 4 1 1 6
54 Dwayne Gordon 29 lb 16 4 1 1 6
26 Jerome Henderson 29 FS 13 8 1 1 6
16 Vinny Testaverde* 35 QB 14 13 1 1 6
51 Bryan Cox 30 RLB 16 10 1 2
Team Total 27.3 16 12 33 2 1 1 49 45 25 1 410
Opp Total 16 11 16 1 2 26 20 266