1982 New York Jets Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-3
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Walt Michaels (6-3)
Location: New York, New York
1982 New York Jets Roster
1982 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1982 season with a record of 6 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

New York moved the ball well, scoring 245 points, while the defensive squad yielded 166. Richard Todd tossed for 1,961 yards. Wesley Walker hauled in 39 balls for 620 yards.

Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 786 yards for the Jets.

The sticky-fingered defense created 26 turnovers. Bobby Jackson intercepted 5 opponent throws. Mark Gastineau sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Walt Michaels coached the team. The 1982 New York Jets lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Richard Todd26115358.619617.5145.483.1562320687.3
Pat Ryan181266.71468.1211.115.62000105.3
Totals27916559.121077.6165.793.256 23206


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Freeman McNeil1517865.248 6
Mike Augustyniak501783.616 4
Scott Dierking381303.411 1
Bruce Harper201256.240 0
Dwayne Crutchfield22783.51
Marion Barber8243.00
Lam Jones122.00
Pat Ryan1-1-1.0-1 0
Richard Todd13-5-0.41
Totals30413174.348 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wesley Walker3962015.956 6
Mike Augustyniak241897.915 0
Jerome Barkum191829.629 1
Lam Jones1829416.351 2
Freeman McNeil1618711.732 1
Bruce Harper1417712.639 1
Scott Dierking12806.713 1
Derrick Gaffney1120718.845 1
Mickey Shuler813216.551 3
Bobby Jones33210.717 0
Tom Newton177.00
Totals165210712.856 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Leahy312683.9171164.759


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Chuck Ramsey35134838.554

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bruce Harper231848.024 0
Totals231848.024 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bruce Harper1836820.437 0
Kurt Sohn1529919.932 0
Totals3366720.237 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Jackson58416.877 1
Darrol Ray39130.344 0
Jerry Holmes320.70
Lance Mehl23819.038 0
Ken Schroy13434.034 0
Greg Buttle199.00
Johnny Lynn133.00
Kirk Springs100.00
Totals1726115.477 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Mark Gastineau6.00.0
Kenny Neil4.00.0
Abdul Salaam2.50.0
Ben Rudolph2.00.0
Joe Klecko2.00.0
Marty Lyons1.50.0
Barry Bennett1.00.0
Bob Crable1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pat Leahy1126059
Freeman McNeil6100042
Wesley Walker600036
Mike Augustyniak4000024
Mickey Shuler300018
Bobby Jackson1100012
Lam Jones0200012
Scott Dierking1100012
Richard Todd10006
Dwayne Crutchfield10006
Jerome Barkum10006
Bruce Harper01000006
Derrick Gaffney10006