1978 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|