1988 New York Jets Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Joe Walton (8-7-1)
Location: New York, New York
1988 New York Jets Roster
1988 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Jets piled up points with 372 points, and the defensive unit surrendered 354. Ken O'Brien threw for 2,567 yards. Al Toon topped all receivers, hauling in 93 balls for 1,067 yards. Mickey Shuler contributed to the receiving game, too.

Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 944 yards for New York.

The ball-hawking defense manufactured 40 turnovers. Erik McMillan intercepted 8 opponent throws. Marty Lyons dropped opposing passers 7.5 times, part of an overall team total of 44 sacks.

Joe Walton coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Ken O'Brien42423655.725676.1153.571.7503726778.6
Pat Ryan1136355.88077.154.443.54252478.3
Johnny Hector100.
Totals53829955.633746.3203.7112.050 42291


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Freeman McNeil2199444.328 6
Johnny Hector1375614.119 10
Roger Vick1285404.217 3
Ken O'Brien21251.217 0
Pat Ryan5224.415 0
Nuu Faaola11313.013 0
Wesley Walker11212.012 0
Pat Leahy11010.010 0
Al Toon155.00
Totals51421324.128 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Toon93106711.542 5
Mickey Shuler7080511.542 5
Freeman McNeil342888.525 1
Wesley Walker2655121.250 7
Johnny Hector262379.130 0
Roger Vick191206.317 0
Billy Griggs141339.521 0
Kurt Sohn7669.417 2
K.D. Dunn66711.226 0
Jo-Jo Townsell44010.019 0
Totals299337411.350 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Leahy4343100.0282382.1112


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Joe Prokop85331038.964

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jo-Jo Townsell3540911.759 1
Kurt Sohn393.00
Totals3841811.059 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jo-Jo Townsell3160119.440 0
Bobby Humphery2151024.348 0
Kurt Sohn915917.727 0
Michael Harper711416.332 0
Marion Barber11111.011 0
Nuu Faaola294.50
Ken Rose100.00
Totals72140419.548 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Erik McMillan816821.055 2
James Hasty5204.016 0
John Booty300.00
Rich Miano200.00
Carl Howard200.00
Mike Zordich13535.035 1
Kevin McArthur133.00
Troy Benson122.00
Bobby Humphery100.00
Totals242289.555 3


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 Leahy023430112
Johnny Hector10000060
Wesley Walker0700042
Freeman McNeil6100042
Al Toon0500030
Mickey Shuler500030
Roger Vick3000018
Erik McMillan200012
Kurt Sohn20000012
Mike Zordich10006
Jo-Jo Townsell0100006
Marty Lyons00012