1983 New York Jets Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Joe Walton (7-9)
Location: New York, New York
1983 New York Jets Roster
1983 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Jets scored 313 points, and the defense allowed 331. Richard Todd directed the offense, throwing for 3,478 yards. Wesley Walker topped pass catchers, hauling in 61 balls for 868 yards. Lam Jones and Bruce Harper contributed to the receiving game also.

Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 654 yards for New York, while Dwayne Crutchfield additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Lance Mehl picked off 7 opponent throws. Mark Gastineau paced the defensive unit with 19 quarterback sacks.

Joe Walton coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Richard Todd51830859.534786.7183.5265.0644231470.3
Pat Ryan402152.52596.525.025.0361368.6
Freeman McNeil11100.055.01100.000.0500127.1
Totals55933059.037426.7213.8285.064 43317

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Freeman McNeil1606544.119 1
Dwayne Crutchfield1375714.217 3
Bruce Harper513546.978 1
Scott Dierking281134.031 3
Richard Todd351012.917 0
Johnny Hector16855.342 0
Marion Barber15775.113 1
Mike Augustyniak18502.82
Kenny Lewis5255.00
Pat Ryan4235.825 0
Lam Jones4102.50
Ron Crosby155.00
Totals47420684.478 11

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wesley Walker6186814.264 7
Bruce Harper484138.633 2
Lam Jones4373417.150 4
Scott Dierking332758.319 0
Jerome Barkum3238512.034 1
Mickey Shuler2627210.528 1
Freeman McNeil211728.221 3
Dwayne Crutchfield191337.015 0
Derrick Gaffney1724314.335 0
Mike Augustyniak10717.117 1
Marion Barber7486.912 1
Kenny Lewis66210.323 0
Johnny Hector56112.222 1
Mike Harmon144.00
Tom Coombs111.00
Totals330374211.364 21

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Leahy373697.3241666.784
Pat Ryan11100.01
Totals383797.4241666.785

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Chuck Ramsey81321839.756
Totals81321839.756

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kirk Springs2328712.576 1
Mike Harmon121099.121 0
Davlin Mullen2136.50
Ken Schroy11111.011 0
Totals3842011.176 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Preston Brown2964522.246 0
Kirk Springs1636422.864 0
Johnny Hector1427419.645 0
Davlin Mullen35719.026 0
Bruce Harper11616.016 0
Marion Barber199.00
Reggie McElroy177.00
Mickey Shuler133.00
Totals66137520.864 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Mehl7578.134 1
Jerry Holmes310735.743 1
Darrol Ray37725.742 0
Johnny Lynn37023.342 1
Bobby Jackson284.00
Ken Schroy263.00
Greg Buttle11717.017 0
Bob Crable100.00
Totals2234215.543 3

Sacks:

Player No. Yds Avg.
Mark Gastineau19.00.0
Joe Klecko6.50.0
Kenny Neil5.50.0
Marty Lyons4.00.0
Lance Mehl2.50.0
Bob Crable2.00.0
Ben Rudolph2.00.0
Ken Schroy2.00.0
Greg Buttle1.50.0
John Woodring1.00.0
Barry Bennett1.00.0
Rusty Guilbeau1.00.0
Totals48.000.0

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 Leahy1636084
Wesley Walker700042
Freeman McNeil1300024
Lam Jones0400024
Dwayne Crutchfield3000018
Scott Dierking3000018
Mike Augustyniak2100018
Bruce Harper12000018
Marion Barber11000012
Jerry Holmes1100012
Mickey Shuler100006
Lance Mehl10006
Mark Gastineau10006
Johnny Lynn10006
Kirk Springs100006
Jerome Barkum10006
Johnny Hector0100006
Pat Ryan00101
Totals11211003111637000313