1980 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Walt Michaels (4-12)
Location: New York, New York
1980 New York Jets Roster
The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.
The Jets scored 302 points, but the defensive squad yielded 395. Richard Todd triggered the aerial attack, throwing for 3,329 yards. Bruce Harper topped all receivers, hauling in 50 balls for 634 yards. Lam Jones contributed to the receiving game as well.
Scott Dierking rushed for a team-leading 567 yards for New York.
Ken Schroy picked off 8 opponent throws.
Walt Michaels coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 302
Regular Season Points Against: 395
|September 7, 1980||Baltimore Colts 17 at New York Jets 14||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|September 14, 1980||New York Jets 10 at Buffalo Bills 20||L||0-1-0||0-1-0||0-2-0|
|September 21, 1980||San Francisco 49ers 37 at New York Jets 27||L||0-2-0||0-1-0||0-3-0|
|September 28, 1980||New York Jets 21 at Baltimore Colts 35||L||0-2-0||0-2-0||0-4-0|
|October 5, 1980||New England Patriots 21 at New York Jets 11||L||0-3-0||0-2-0||0-5-0|
|October 12, 1980||New York Jets 14 at Atlanta Falcons 7||W||0-3-0||1-2-0||1-5-0|
|October 19, 1980||Seattle Seahawks 27 at New York Jets 17||L||0-4-0||1-2-0||1-6-0|
|October 27, 1980||Miami Dolphins 14 at New York Jets 17||W||1-4-0||1-2-0||2-6-0|
|November 2, 1980||New York Jets 21 at New England Patriots 34||L||1-4-0||1-3-0||2-7-0|
|November 9, 1980||Buffalo Bills 31 at New York Jets 24||L||1-5-0||1-3-0||2-8-0|
|November 16, 1980||New York Jets 24 at Denver Broncos 31||L||1-5-0||1-4-0||2-9-0|
|November 23, 1980||Houston Oilers 28 at New York Jets 31||W||2-5-0||1-4-0||3-9-0||OT|
|November 30, 1980||New York Jets 13 at Los Angeles Rams 38||L||2-5-0||1-5-0||3-10-0|
|December 7, 1980||New York Jets 14 at Cleveland Browns 17||L||2-5-0||1-6-0||3-11-0|
|December 14, 1980||New Orleans Saints 21 at New York Jets 20||L||2-6-0||1-6-0||3-12-0|
|December 20, 1980||New York Jets 24 at Miami Dolphins 17||W||2-6-0||2-6-0||4-12-0|