1986 New York Jets Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Joe Walton (10-6)
Location: New York, New York
1986 New York Jets Roster
1986 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Jets chalked up 364 points, but the defense yielded 386. Ken O'Brien directed the offense, throwing for 3,690 yards. Al Toon topped all receivers, hauling in 85 balls for 1,176 yards. Mickey Shuler and Wesley Walker contributed to the receiving game, too.

Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 856 yards for New York.

Jerry Holmes picked off 6 opponent throws. Joe Klecko and Bobby Humphery each led pass rushers with 4 sacks.

Joe Walton coached the team. The 1986 New York Jets lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Ken O'Brien48230062.236907.7255.2204.1834035385.8
Pat Ryan553461.83426.223.611.83653384.1
Totals53733462.240327.5275.0213.983 45386


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Freeman McNeil2148564.040 5
Johnny Hector1646053.741 8
Tony Paige471092.32
Dennis Bligen20653.210 1
Ken O'Brien17462.711 0
Pat Ryan8283.518 0
Marion Barber11272.50
Nuu Faaola351.70
Jo-Jo Townsell122.00
Dave Jennings100.00
Al Toon2-3-1.50
Kurt Sohn2-11-5.5-3 0
Totals49017293.541 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Toon85117613.862 8
Mickey Shuler696759.836 4
Wesley Walker49101620.783 12
Freeman McNeil494108.426 1
Johnny Hector333029.223 0
Tony Paige181216.718 0
Rocky Klever1515010.021 0
Kurt Sohn812916.124 2
Marion Barber5367.216 0
Dennis Bligen263.00
Jo-Jo Townsell11111.011 0
Totals334403212.183 27


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Leahy4444100.0191684.292


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dave Jennings85335339.455

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kurt Sohn352898.327 0
Jo-Jo Townsell45213.028 0
Totals393418.728 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Humphery2865523.496 1
Jo-Jo Townsell1332224.893 1
Kurt Sohn712417.736 0
Michael Harper77110.119 0
Ben Rudolph3175.710 0
Tom Baldwin231.50
Johnny Lynn100.00
Mickey Shuler2-3-1.50
Totals63118918.996 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Holmes6294.828 0
Johnny Lynn5367.226 0
Lester Lyles5367.222 0
Kyle Clifton284.00
Harry Hamilton12929.029 0
Bob Crable12626.026 0
Totals201648.229 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 Leahy1644092
Wesley Walker1200072
Johnny Hector8000048
Al Toon0800048
Freeman McNeil5100036
Mickey Shuler4000024
Kurt Sohn020000012
Tony Paige2000012
Bobby Humphery100018
Dennis Bligen100006
Jo-Jo Townsell00010006