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1981 New York Jets schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-5-1 0-0 5815 3403 2412 36 341 5192 3234 1958 40 306
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The New York Jets' twenty-second was in 1981, and it was the fourth season Walt Michaels served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-5-1 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Buffalo Bills 31-27.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ 0-31
Week 2 30-31
Week 3 @ 10-38
Week 4 33-17
Week 5 @ 28-28
Week 6 28-24
Week 7 33-14
Week 8 3-19
Week 9 @ 26-7
Week 10 @ 41-14
Week 11 @ 17-6
Week 12 16-15
Week 13 25-0
Week 14 @ 23-27
Week 15 @ 14-13
Week 16 28-3

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Buffalo Bills 27-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Backfield Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Special Teams Coach: