1979 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
8-8-0 0-0 5244 2598 2646 38 299 5821 4115 1706 40 331
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The New York Jets' twentieth season was in 1979, and it was the third season Walt Michaels served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 8-8-0, 6-2-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Cleveland Browns 22-25
Week 2 @ New England Patriots 3-56
Week 3 Detroit Lions 31-10
Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 31-46
Week 5 Miami Dolphins 33-27
Week 6 @ Baltimore Colts 8-10
Week 7 Minnesota Vikings 14-7
Week 8 Oakland Raiders 28-19
Week 9 @ Houston Oilers 24-27
Week 10 @ Green Bay Packers 27-22
Week 11 Buffalo Bills 12-14
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 13-23
Week 13 @ Seattle Seahawks 7-30
Week 14 Baltimore Colts 30-17
Week 15 New England Patriots 27-26
Week 16 @ Miami Dolphins 27-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Walt Michaels Quarterbacks Coach: John, Sr. Idzik Wide Receivers Coach: Pete McCulley Offensive Backfield Coach: Bob Ledbetter Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Joe Haering, Joe Gardi