1978 New York Jets Statistics

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 Roster
1978 New York Jets Results

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. Walt Michaels coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Matt Robinson26612446.620027.5134.9166.0772822863.5
Richard Todd1076056.18497.965.6109.3491512261.6
Pat Ryan14964.31067.600.0214.3180047.6
Scott Dierking100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals38819349.729577.6194.9287.277 43350

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kevin Long2149544.527 10
Scott Dierking1706814.026 4
Bruce Harper583035.232 2
Clark Gaines441543.533 2
Darnell Powell20773.817 1
Tom Newton11454.12
Matt Robinson28230.815 0
Richard Todd14181.310 0
Derrick Gaffney2-2-1.00
Wesley Walker1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals56222504.033 21

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wesley Walker48116924.477 8
Derrick Gaffney3869118.250 3
Jerome Barkum2839114.027 3
Kevin Long262047.817 0
Scott Dierking191528.017 0
Bruce Harper1319615.144 2
Mickey Shuler11676.115 3
Tom Newton5489.614 0
Clark Gaines3237.713 0
Bobby Jones11818.018 0
John Roman1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals193295715.377 19

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Leahy424197.6302273.3107
Totals424197.6302273.3107

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Chuck Ramsey74296440.179
Totals74296440.179

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bruce Harper3037812.682 1
Ken Schroy33511.730 0
Totals3341312.582 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bruce Harper55128023.340 0
Kevin Bell26633.029 0
Darnell Powell35016.726 0
Bruce Stephens34214.016 0
Clark Gaines33311.014 0
Mickey Shuler11212.012 0
Totals67148322.140 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Burgess Owens515631.249 1
Bobby Jackson5265.213 0
Mike Hennigan37625.353 0
Shafer Suggs36120.332 0
Greg Buttle23417.029 0
Bob Martin23216.026 0
Ed Taylor200.00
Larry Keller144.00
Totals2338916.953 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pat Leahy22410107
Kevin Long10000060
Wesley Walker0800048
Bruce Harper221000030
Scott Dierking4000024
Derrick Gaffney0300018
Mickey Shuler3000018
Jerome Barkum300018
Tom Newton2000012
Clark Gaines20000012
Darnell Powell100006
Burgess Owens10006
Totals21191001002241000359