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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: 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 Vinny Testaverde* 35 11 13 259 for 421, 3,256 yards, 29 td, 7 int, & 24 rushes for 104 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1987
RB Curtis Martin* 25 3 15 369 rushes for 1,287 yards, 8 td, & 43 catches for 365 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 74th pick / 1995
FB Keith Byars 35 12 8 4 rushes for 34 yards, 0 td, & 26 catches for 258 yards and 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 10th pick / 1986
WR Wayne Chrebet 25 3 15 75 catches for 1,083 yards, 8 td
WR Keyshawn Johnson* 26 2 16 83 catches for 1,131 yards, 10 td, & 2 rushes for 60 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
TE Kyle Brady 26 3 15 30 catches for 315 yards, 5 td New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
LT Jumbo Elliott 33 10 16 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
LG Todd Burger 28 4 16 2 fumbles recovered
C Kevin Mawae 27 4 16 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 36th pick / 1994
RG Matt O'Dwyer 26 3 16 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
RT Jason Fabini 24 Rook 16 New York Jets / 4th / 111th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Rick Lyle 27 4 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LDT Jason Ferguson 24 1 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 7th / 229th pick / 1997
RDT Ernie Logan 30 7 12 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 226th pick / 1991
RDE Anthony Pleasant 30 8 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1990
LLB Mo Lewis*+ 29 7 16 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1991
MLB Pepper Johnson 34 12 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
RLB Bryan Cox 30 7 10 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 5th / 113th pick / 1991
LCB Aaron Glenn* 26 4 13 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 1994
RCB Otis Smith 33 7 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Victor Green 29 5 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Jerome Henderson 29 7 8 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1991
 Special Teams Starters
K John Hall 24 1 0 25 of 35 field goals & 45 of 46 extra points
P Brian Hansen 38 14 0 31 punts for a 39.8 average, 0 blocked New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
PR Leon Johnson 24 1 2 29 punt returns for a 7.0 average and 0 td New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1997
KR Aaron Glenn* 26 4 13 24 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 0 td New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 1994

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
20 Richie Anderson 27 fb 8 1 230 6-2 Penn St. 9/13/1971 5 0 New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1993
84 Fred Baxter 27 te 14 2 268 6-3 Auburn 6/14/1971 5 1 New York Jets / 5th / 115th pick / 1993
97 Dorian Boose 24 12 0 292 6-5 Washington St. 1/29/1974 Rook 1 New York Jets / 2nd / 56th pick / 1998
88 Kyle Brady 26 TE 16 15 278 6-6 Penn St. 1/14/1972 3 3 New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
44 Corwin Brown 28 db 16 1 200 6-1 Michigan 4/25/1970 5 2 New England Patriots / 4th / 110th pick / 1993
62 Todd Burger 28 LG 16 16 303 6-3 Penn St. 3/20/1970 4 9
41 Keith Byars 35 FB 13 8 245 6-1 Ohio St. 10/14/1963 12 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 10th pick / 1986
53 Chad Cascadden 26 lb 13 4 235 6-1 Wisconsin 5/14/1972 3 4
80 Wayne Chrebet 25 WR 16 15 188 5-10 Hofstra 8/14/1973 3 12
42 Marcus Coleman 24 14 0 210 6-2 Texas Tech 5/24/1974 2 1 New York Jets / 5th / 133rd pick / 1996
51 Bryan Cox 30 RLB 16 10 250 6-4 West. Illinois 2/17/1968 7 6 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 113th pick / 1991
76 Jumbo Elliott 33 LT 16 16 308 6-7 Michigan 4/1/1965 10 9 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
69 Jason Fabini 24 RT 16 16 304 6-7 Cincinnati 8/25/1974 Rook 9 New York Jets / 4th / 111th pick / 1998
58 James Farrior 23 lb 12 2 242 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1975 1 2 New York Jets / 1st / 8th pick / 1997
72 Jason Ferguson 24 LDT 16 16 305 6-3 Georgia 11/28/1974 1 9 New York Jets / 7th / 229th pick / 1997
4 Glenn Foley 28 qb 5 3 210 6-2 Boston Col. 10/10/1970 4 3 New York Jets / 7th / 208th pick / 1994
47 Scott Frost 23 13 0 218 6-3 Stanford,Nebraska 1/4/1975 Rook 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1998
3 Nick Gallery 23 1 0 245 6-4 Iowa 2/15/1975 Rook 0
67 Mike Gisler 29 16 0 295 6-4 Houston 8/26/1969 5 1 New Orleans Saints / 11th / 303rd pick / 1992
31 Aaron Glenn* 26 KR 13 13 185 5-9 Texas A&M 7/16/1972 4 10 New York Jets / 1st / 12th pick / 1994
54 Dwayne Gordon 29 lb 16 4 240 6-1 New Hampshire 11/2/1969 5 4 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 218th pick / 1993
21 Victor Green 29 SS 16 16 210 5-11 Akron 12/8/1969 5 8
9 John Hall 24 K 16 0 240 6-3 Wisconsin 3/17/1974 1 1
92 Bobby Hamilton 27 de 16 1 280 6-5 Southern Miss 7/1/1971 2 2
11 Brian Hansen 38 P 7 0 215 6-4 Sioux Falls 10/26/1960 14 1 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 237th pick / 1984
75 Carl Hansen 22 5 0 282 6-5 Stanford 1/25/1976 Rook 0 Seattle Seahawks / 6th / 162nd pick / 1998
30 Chris Hayes 26 15 0 206 6-0 Washington St. 5/7/1972 2 1 New York Jets / 7th / 210th pick / 1996
26 Jerome Henderson 29 FS 13 8 193 5-10 Clemson 8/8/1969 7 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1991
50 Rob Holmberg 27 9 0 230 6-3 Navy,Penn St. 5/6/1971 4 1 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 217th pick / 1994
65 John Hudson 30 16 0 270 6-2 Auburn 1/29/1968 7 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 294th pick / 1990
71 Kerry Jenkins 25 16 0 305 6-5 LSU,Troy 9/6/1973 1 1
19 Keyshawn Johnson* 26 WR 16 16 212 6-4 USC 7/22/1972 2 13 New York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1996
32 Leon Johnson 24 PR 12 2 222 6-0 North Carolina 7/13/1974 1 4 New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1997
52 Pepper Johnson 34 MLB 16 16 250 6-3 Ohio St. 7/29/1964 12 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
17 John Kidd 37 8 0 210 6-3 Northwestern 8/22/1961 14 1 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 128th pick / 1984
57 Mo Lewis*+ 29 LLB 16 16 258 6-3 Georgia 10/21/1969 7 17 New York Jets / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1991
93 Ernie Logan 30 RDT 16 12 290 6-3 East Carolina 5/18/1968 7 7 Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 226th pick / 1991
6 Ray Lucas 26 15 0 214 6-3 Rutgers 8/6/1972 2 0
95 Rick Lyle 27 LDE 16 16 285 6-5 Missouri 2/26/1971 4 8
28 Curtis Martin* 25 RB 15 15 210 5-11 Pittsburgh 5/1/1973 3 13 New England Patriots / 3rd / 74th pick / 1995
68 Kevin Mawae 27 C 16 16 289 6-4 LSU 1/23/1971 4 14 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 36th pick / 1994
22 Dave Meggett 32 2 0 190 5-7 Morgan St.,Towson St. 4/30/1966 9 0 New York Giants / 5th / 132nd pick / 1989
24 Ray Mickens 25 db 16 4 180 5-8 Texas A&M 1/4/1973 2 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1996
70 Matt O'Dwyer 26 RG 16 16 305 6-5 Northwestern 9/1/1972 3 9 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
99 Eric Ogbogu 23 12 0 270 6-4 Maryland 7/18/1975 Rook 1 New York Jets / 6th / 163rd pick / 1998
98 Anthony Pleasant 30 RDE 16 15 280 6-5 Tennessee St. 1/27/1968 8 8 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1990
56 Craig Powell 27 2 0 230 6-4 Ohio St. 11/13/1971 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 30th pick / 1995
45 Otis Smith 33 RCB 16 16 198 5-11 Southern,Missouri 10/22/1965 7 7
33 Jerald Sowell 24 fb 16 2 237 6-0 Tulane 1/21/1974 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 231st pick / 1997
82 Blake Spence 23 5 0 249 6-4 Oregon 6/20/1975 Rook 0 New York Jets / 5th / 146th pick / 1998
16 Vinny Testaverde* 35 QB 14 13 235 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/13/1963 11 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 1st pick / 1987
86 Alex Van Dyke 24 16 0 205 6-0 Nevada-Reno 7/24/1974 2 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 31st pick / 1996
89 Dedric Ward 24 wr 16 4 187 5-9 Northern Iowa 9/29/1974 1 5 New York Jets / 3rd / 88th pick / 1997
23 Kevin Williams 23 fs 15 6 190 6-0 Oklahoma St. 8/4/1975 Rook 3 New York Jets / 3rd / 87th pick / 1998
Team Total 27.3 16 242.2 6-2.2 4.2