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1983 New York Jets (NFL)
4th place American Football Conference Eastern Division 7-9-0 .438
Head Coach: Joe Walton
Billy Baird Defensive Backs
Ralph Baker Linebackers
Ray Callahan Defensive Line
Mike Faulkiner Special Assistant to the Head Coach
Joe Gardi Assistant Head Coach
Bobby Hammond Running Backs
Rich Kotite Receivers
Larry Pasquale Special Teams
Jim Ringo Offensive Line
SCORES
Day Date Opponent Score Location Venue Attendance Notes
Sun 8/7/1983 A New York Giants 16-23 L East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium 60232
Sat 8/13/1983 H Los Angeles Raiders 20-17 W East Rutherford, NJ Giants Stadium 51454
Thu 8/18/1983 A Cincinnati Bengals 20-17 W OT Cincinnati, OH Riverfront Stadium 44267
Sat 8/27/1983 A New Orleans Saints 10-17 L New Orleans, LA Louisiana Superdome 58176
Sun 9/4/1983 A San Diego Chargers 41-29 W San Diego, CA Jack Murphy Stadium 51004
Sun 9/11/1983 H Seattle Seahawks 10-17 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 54972
Sun 9/18/1983 A New England Patriots 13-23 L Foxborough, MA Sullivan Stadium 43182
Sun 9/25/1983 H Los Angeles Rams 27-24 W New York, NY Shea Stadium 52070
Mon 10/3/1983 A Buffalo Bills 34-10 W Orchard Park, NY Rich Stadium 79933
Sun 10/9/1983 A Cleveland Browns 7-10 L Cleveland, OH Cleveland Stadium 78235
Sun 10/16/1983 H Miami Dolphins 14-32 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 58615
Sun 10/23/1983 H Atlanta Falcons 21-27 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 46878
Sun 10/30/1983 A San Francisco 49ers 27-13 W San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park 54796
Sun 11/6/1983 H Baltimore Colts 14-17 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 53323
Sun 11/13/1983 H Buffalo Bills 17-24 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 48513
Mon 11/21/1983 A New Orleans Saints 31-28 W New Orleans, LA Louisiana Superdome 68606
Sun 11/27/1983 H New England Patriots 26-3 W New York, NY Shea Stadium 48620
Sun 12/4/1983 A Baltimore Colts 10-6 W Baltimore, MD Memorial Stadium 29431
Sat 12/10/1983 H Pittsburgh Steelers 7-34 L New York, NY Shea Stadium 53996
Fri 12/16/1983 A Miami Dolphins 14-34 L Miami, FL Orange Bowl 59975
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
60 Dan Alexander ROG 6-4 271 28 Louisiana State 16 16
35 Mike Augustyniak RB 5-11 226 27 Purdue 8 2
31 Marion Barber FB 6-3 228 24 Minnesota 14 4
83 Jerome Barkum TE 6-3 218 33 Jackson State 15 13
78 Barry Bennett DT-DE 6-4 259 28 Concordia (Moorhead) 13 0
64 Guy Bingham C-LOG 6-3 260 25 Montana 16 6
54 Stan Blinka MLB 6-2 230 26 Sam Houston State 16 2
89 Preston Brown WR 5-11 187 25 Vanderbilt 16 0
86 Nick Bruckner WR 5-11 185 22 Nassau CC; Syracuse 7 0
51 Greg Buttle LLB 6-3 232 29 Penn State 9 8
88 Tom Coombs TE 6-3 227 24 Puget Sound; Idaho 12 1
50 Bob Crable MLB-LLB 6-3 230 24 Notre Dame 14 11
55 Ron Crosby LLB 6-3 225 28 Penn State 16 1
45 Dwayne Crutchfield FB 6-0 235 24 Waldorf JC; Garden City CC; Iowa State 11 8
25 Scott Dierking FB 5-11 225 28 Purdue 16 1
52 Jim Eliopulos LB 6-3 231 24 Westminster; Wyoming 8 0
65 Joe Fields C 6-2 253 30 Rutgers-Camden; Widener 12 12
81 Derrick Gaffney WR 6-1 179 28 Florida 16 9
99 Mark Gastineau LDE 6-5 270 27 Eastern Arizona JC; Arizona State; East Central 16 16
94 Rusty Guilbeau DE 6-4 243 25 McNeese State 16 0
23 Mike Harmon WR 6-0 208 22 Mississippi 9 0
42 Bruce Harper RB 5-8 179 28 Kutztown 9 2
34 Johnny Hector RB 5-11 205 23 Texas A&M 10 1
47 Jerry Holmes RCB 6-2 175 26 Chowan JC; West Virginia 16 16
40 Bobby Jackson LCB 5-10 180 27 Florida State 15 15
27 Jesse Johnson S 6-3 185 26 Colorado 4 0
80 Lam Jones WR 5-11 180 25 Texas 14 7
73 Joe Klecko RDE 6-3 263 30 Temple 16 16
30 Rocky Klever RB 6-3 228 24 Montana 5 0
5 Pat Leahy K 6-0 196 32 St. Louis 16 0
22 Kenny Lewis RB 6-0 190 26 Virginia Tech 7 0
59 George Lilja C 6-4 260 25 Michigan 1 0
29 Johnny Lynn LCB 6-0 196 27 UCLA 16 1
93 Marty Lyons RDT 6-5 269 26 Alabama 16 16
68 Reggie McElroy LOG 6-6 273 23 West Texas A&M 16 1
24 Freeman McNeil RB 5-11 210 24 UCLA 9 9
56 Lance Mehl RLB 6-3 233 25 Penn State 16 16
20 Davlin Mullen CB 6-1 177 23 Western Kentucky 11 0
77 Kenny Neil LDT 6-5 240 24 Iowa State 16 16
62 Joe Pellegrini LOG 6-4 252 26 Harvard 16 9
79 Marvin Powell ROT 6-5 270 28 Southern California 16 16
15 Chuck Ramsey P 6-2 194 31 Wake Forest 16 0
28 Darrol Ray FS 6-1 198 25 Oklahoma 16 16
76 Ben Rudolph DE-DT 6-5 271 26 Sequoias JC; Long Beach State 16 0
10 Pat Ryan QB 6-3 210 28 Tennessee 16 0
74 Abdul Salaam DT 6-3 256 30 Kent State 1 0
48 Ken Schroy SS 6-2 196 31 Maryland 16 16
82 Mickey Shuler TE 6-3 231 27 Penn State 16 7
21 Kirk Springs S-CB 6-0 197 25 Miami (Ohio) 16 0
14 Richard Todd QB 6-2 210 30 Alabama 16 16
70 Stan Waldemore LOG 6-3 268 28 Nebraska 4 4
85 Wesley Walker WR 6-0 182 28 California 16 16
72 Chris Ward LOT 6-3 269 28 Ohio State 16 16
57 John Woodring MLB-LLB 6-2 230 24 Brown 14 10
DRAFT LIST
Round Overall Player Pos College Notes
1 24 Ken O'Brien QB UC Davis
2 51 Johnny Hector RB Texas A&M
3 78 Jojo Townsell WR UCLA
4 105 Wes Howell TE California
5 136 John Walker DT Nebraska-Omaha
6 163 Vincent White RB Stanford
7 190 Darrin Newbold LB Missouri State
8 217 Davlin Mullen DB Western Kentucky
9 247 Bobby Humphery WR New Mexico State
10 274 Dan Fike T Florida
11 301 Mike Harmon WR Mississippi
12 328 Stu Crum K Tulsa
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT
Team Totals 28 101 75 106 3
Opponents Totals 72 66 90 103 0
TEAM STATS TOP 1ST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty 3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY 4TH DOWN EFFICIENCY PEN YDS
Team Totals 29:23 313 126 171 16 80/214 37.4% 9/17 52.9% 110 1059
Opponents Totals 30:37 298 126 151 21 83/220 37.7% 4/12 33.3% 96 784
SCORING TD X1 X1A PCT FG FGA PCT SAF PTS
Pat Leahy 0 36 37 97.3 16 24 66.7 0 84
Wesley Walker 7 0 0 0 0 0 42
Lam Jones 4 0 0 0 0 0 24
Freeman McNeil 4 0 0 0 0 0 24
Mike Augustyniak 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
Dwayne Crutchfield 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
Scott Dierking 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
Bruce Harper 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
Marion Barber 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Jerry Holmes 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Jerome Barkum 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mark Gastineau 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Johnny Hector 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Johnny Lynn 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Lance Mehl 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mickey Shuler 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Kirk Springs 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Pat Ryan 0 1 1 100.0 0 0 0 1
Team Totals 38 37 38 97.4 16 24 66.7 0 313
Opponents Totals 39 35 39 89.7 20 28 71.4 1 331
FIELD GOALS MADE ATT PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
Pat Leahy 16 24 66.7 4/4 3/4 5/7 4/8 0/1
Team Totals 16 24 66.7 4/4 3/4 5/7 4/8 0/1
Opponents Totals 20 28 71.4 0/0 5/5 6/9 9/12 0/2
RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Freeman McNeil 160 654 4.1 19 1
Dwayne Crutchfield 137 571 4.2 17 3
Bruce Harper 51 354 6.9 78t 1
Scott Dierking 28 113 4.0 31 3
Richard Todd 35 101 2.9 17 0
Johnny Hector 16 85 5.3 42 0
Marion Barber 15 77 5.1 13 1
Mike Augustyniak 18 50 2.8 6 2
Kenny Lewis 5 25 5.0 7 0
Pat Ryan 4 23 5.8 25 0
Lam Jones 4 10 2.5 9 0
Ron Crosby 1 5 5.0 5 0
Team Totals 474 2068 4.4 78t 11
Opponents Totals 547 2378 4.3 85t 13
PASSING ATT COM PCT INC YDS Y/ATT Y/COM LG TD TD% INT INT% TS YL NYP RTG
Richard Todd 518 308 59.5 184 3478 6.7 11.3 64t 18 3.5 26 5.0 42 314 3164 70.3
Pat Ryan 40 21 52.5 17 259 6.5 12.3 36 2 5.0 2 5.0 1 3 256 68.6
Freeman McNeil 1 1 100.0 0 5 5.0 5.0 5t 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0 5 127.1
Team Totals 559 330 59.0 201 3742 6.7 11.3 64t 21 3.8 28 5.0 43 317 3425 70.8
Opponents Totals 463 269 58.1 172 3301 7.1 12.3 66t 22 4.8 22 4.8 48 378 2923 76.2
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LG TD
Wesley Walker 61 868 14.2 64t 7
Bruce Harper 48 413 8.6 33 2
Lam Jones 43 734 17.1 50t 4
Scott Dierking 33 275 8.3 19 0
Jerome Barkum 32 385 12.0 34 1
Mickey Shuler 26 272 10.5 28 1
Freeman McNeil 21 172 8.2 21 3
Dwayne Crutchfield 19 133 7.0 15 0
Derrick Gaffney 17 243 14.3 35 0
Mike Augustyniak 10 71 7.1 17 1
Marion Barber 7 48 6.9 12 1
Kenny Lewis 6 62 10.3 23 0
Johnny Hector 5 61 12.2 22t 1
Mike Harmon 1 4 4.0 4 0
Tom Coombs 1 1 1.0 1 0
Team Totals 330 3742 11.3 64t 21
Opponents Totals 269 3301 12.3 66t 22
INTERCEPTIONS INT YDS AVG LG TD
Lance Mehl 7 57 8.1 34t 1
Jerry Holmes 3 107 35.7 43t 1
Darrol Ray 3 77 25.7 42 0
Johnny Lynn 3 70 23.3 42t 1
Bobby Jackson 2 8 4.0 8 0
Ken Schroy 2 6 3.0 4 0
Greg Buttle 1 17 17.0 17 0
Bob Crable 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 22 342 15.5 43t 3
Opponents Totals 28 372 13.3 58 3
PUNTING NO YDS AVG LG BL TB I20 RYDS NYDS NET
Chuck Ramsey 81 3218 39.7 56 1 5 17 367 2751 33.5
Team Totals 82 3218 39.2 56 1 5 17 367 2751 33.6
Opponents Totals 85 3491 41.1 60 1 11 22 420 2851 33.5
PUNT RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Kirk Springs 23 4 287 12.5 76t 1
Mike Harmon 12 8 109 9.1 21 0
Davlin Mullen 2 3 13 6.5 9 0
Ken Schroy 1 0 11 11.0 11 0
Team Totals 38 15 420 11.1 76t 1
Opponents Totals 47 18 367 7.8 71t 1
KICKOFF RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Kirk Springs 16 0 364 22.8 64 0
Preston Brown 29 0 645 22.2 46 0
Johnny Hector 14 0 274 19.6 45 0
Davlin Mullen 3 0 57 19.0 26 0
Bruce Harper 1 0 16 16.0 16 0
Marion Barber 1 0 9 9.0 9 0
Reggie McElroy 1 0 7 7.0 7 0
Mickey Shuler 1 0 3 3.0 3 0
Team Totals 66 0 1375 20.8 64 0
Opponents Totals 50 1063 21.3 78 0
SACKS NO YDS
Mark Gastineau 19.0
Joe Klecko 6.5
Kenny Neil 5.5
Marty Lyons 4.0
Lance Mehl 2.5
Ken Schroy 2.0
Ben Rudolph 2.0
Bob Crable 2.0
Greg Buttle 1.5
John Woodring 1.0
Rusty Guilbeau 1.0
Barry Bennett 1.0
Team Totals 48.0 378.0
Opponents Totals 43.0 317.0
FUMBLES NO LOST OWN OPP REC YDS TD
Marion Barber 0 0 1 1 2 0 0
Jerome Barkum 2 0 0 0 0 0
Preston Brown 3 1 0 1 0 0
Ron Crosby 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Dwayne Crutchfield 2 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Eliopulos 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Mark Gastineau 0 0 0 2 2 0 1
Mike Harmon 3 2 0 2 0 0
Bruce Harper 1 0 0 0 0 0
Johnny Hector 2 0 0 0 0 0
Jerry Holmes 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
Lam Jones 2 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Klecko 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Freeman McNeil 4 1 0 1 0 0
Lance Mehl 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Davlin Mullen 1 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Pellegrini 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Darrol Ray 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Ben Rudolph 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Pat Ryan 2 1 0 1 0 0
Ken Schroy 0 0 0 1 1 24 0
Kirk Springs 2 1 0 1 0 0
Richard Todd 5 1 0 1 0 0
John Woodring 0 0 0 4 4 0 0
Team Totals 29 19 10 14 24 27 1
Opponents Totals 29 14 14 19 33 0
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