1976 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
3-11-0 0-0 3530 1606 1924 53 220 4916 2324 2592 32 277
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The New York Jets' seventeenth season was in 1976, playing their home games at Shea Stadium. During the offseason they hired Lou Holtz to lead the team. Holtz had never previously coached in the NFL in any capacity before the 1976 season. They finished the season 3-11-0, 2-5-0 at home and 1-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Cleveland Browns 17-38
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 3-46
Week 3 @ Miami Dolphins 0-16
Week 4 @ San Francisco 49ers 6-17
Week 5 Buffalo Bills 17-14
Week 6 @ New England Patriots 7-41
Week 7 Baltimore Colts 0-20
Week 8 @ Buffalo Bills 19-14
Week 9 Miami Dolphins 7-27
Week 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-0
Week 11 New England Patriots 24-38
Week 12 @ Baltimore Colts 16-33
Week 13 Washington Redskins 16-37
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 3-42

Coaches

Head Coach: Lou Holtz Interim Head Coach: Mike Holovak Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Henning Linebackers Coach: Joe Gardi