1978 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Walt Michaels (8-8)
Location: New York, New York
1978 New York Jets Statistics
1978 New York Jets Roster

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

New York moved the ball well, scoring 359 points, while the shaky defensive squad surrendered 364. Kevin Long rushed for a team-leading 954 yards for the Jets.

Matt Robinson passed for 2,002 yards. Wesley Walker hauled in 48 balls for 1,169 yards. Derrick Gaffney was targeted regularly also.

Burgess Owens and Bobby Jackson each picked off 5 opponent throws.

Walt Michaels coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 359
Regular Season Points Against: 364

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 3, 1978 Miami Dolphins 20 at New York Jets 33 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 10, 1978 New York Jets 21 at Buffalo Bills 20 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
September 17, 1978 Seattle Seahawks 24 at New York Jets 17 L 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
September 24, 1978 New York Jets 3 at Washington Redskins 23 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 1, 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at New York Jets 17 L 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
October 8, 1978 Buffalo Bills 14 at New York Jets 45 W 2-2-0 1-1-0 3-3-0
October 15, 1978 New York Jets 33 at Baltimore Colts 10 W 2-2-0 2-1-0 4-3-0
October 22, 1978 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at New York Jets 23 W 3-2-0 2-1-0 5-3-0
October 29, 1978 New York Jets 21 at New England Patriots 55 L 3-2-0 2-2-0 5-4-0
November 5, 1978 New York Jets 31 at Denver Broncos 28 W 3-2-0 3-2-0 6-4-0
November 12, 1978 New York Jets 9 at Philadelphia Eagles 17 L 3-2-0 3-3-0 6-5-0
November 19, 1978 New England Patriots 19 at New York Jets 17 L 3-3-0 3-3-0 6-6-0
November 26, 1978 New York Jets 24 at Miami Dolphins 13 W 3-3-0 4-3-0 7-6-0
December 3, 1978 Baltimore Colts 16 at New York Jets 24 W 4-3-0 4-3-0 8-6-0
December 10, 1978 New York Jets 34 at Cleveland Browns 37 L 4-3-0 4-4-0 8-7-0 OT
December 17, 1978 Dallas Cowboys 30 at New York Jets 7 L 4-4-0 4-4-0 8-8-0