1965 New York Jets Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 5-8-1
Finishing 2nd in the AFL's East Division
Coach: Weeb Ewbank (5-8-1)
Location: New York, New York
1965 New York Jets Roster
1965 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the American Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 5 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties, finishing second in the AFL's East Division.

The Jets floundered, tallying only 285 points, though they the defensive unit surrendered 303. Joe Namath tossed for 2,220 yards. Don Maynard hauled in 68 balls for 1,218 yards.

Matt Snell rushed for a team-leading 763 yards for New York, while Bill Mathis also contributed to the rushing attack.

Dainard Paulson intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Weeb Ewbank coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Joe Namath34016448.222206.5185.3154.46268.8
Mike Taliaferro1194537.85314.532.575.93736.1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Matt Snell1697634.544 4
Bill Mathis1476044.179 5
Mark Smolinski24592.514 0
Kern Carson7253.615 2
Joe Namath8192.414 0
Wahoo McDaniel11313.013 0
Mike Taliaferro740.610 0
Curley Johnson231.50
Don Maynard122.00
Totals36614924.179 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Maynard68121817.956 14
Matt Snell382646.935 0
Bake Turner3140213.062 2
George Sauer2930110.433 2
Bill Mathis1724214.232 1
Dee Mackey1625515.947 1
Mark Smolinski6254.212 0
Jim Evans22412.017 0
Gene Heeter11414.014 0
Curley Johnson166.01
Totals209275113.262 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Turner3131100.0342058.891


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Curley Johnson72326045.373

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Baird14886.323 0
Jerry Robinson33612.017 0
Willie West10343.40
Kern Carson177.00
Bake Turner111.00
Totals291665.723 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bake Turner1840222.332 0
Kern Carson1431122.230 0
Jerry Robinson716423.430 0
Mark Smolinski69816.322 0
Bill Baird25025.026 0
Charlie Browning13131.031 0
George Sauer12020.020 0
Ray Abruzzese11616.016 0
Jim O'Mahoney11515.015 0
Nick DeFelice100.00
Jim Hudson100.00
Dainard Paulson100.00
Totals54110720.532 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dainard Paulson77210.322 0
Willie West6579.528 0
Bill Baird393.00
Ralph Baker22412.014 0
Ray Abruzzese2136.513 0
Cornell Gordon273.50
Verlon Biggs14444.044 0
Wahoo McDaniel177.00
Al Atkinson122.00
Larry Grantham100.00
Totals262359.044 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Turner2031091
Don Maynard01400084
Bill Mathis5100036
Matt Snell4000024
George Sauer2000012
Kern Carson20000012
Bake Turner20000012
Dee Mackey100018
Curley Johnson010006


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