1979 New York Jets Schedule & Results

1979 New York Jets schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
NY Jets (0-1) 14
Chicago (1-0) 27
Sunday, August 12, 1979 FINAL
NY Jets (1-1) 26
Houston (1-1) 14
Friday, August 17, 1979 FINAL
Pittsburgh (3-0) 27
NY Jets (1-2) 14
Saturday, August 25, 1979 FINAL
NY Jets (2-2) 14
NY Giants (1-3) 6

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 12345F/OT
Cleveland (1-0) 7393325
NY Jets (0-1) 3739022
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 36-21-302, 3 INT, 2 TD
M. Robinson (NYJ), 31-17-191, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
G. Pruitt (CLE), 20-81
S. Dierking (NYJ), 14-94
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 6-115
W. Walker (NYJ), 5-65
Sun 9/9 1234FINAL
NY Jets (0-2) 30003
New England (1-1) 142171456
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 20-10-118, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Grogan (NE), 18-13-315, 0 INT, 5 TD
Rush
K. Long (NYJ), 10-46
S. Cunningham (NE), 15-81
Rec
T. Newton (NYJ), 4-33
R. Francis (NE), 5-82
Sun 9/16 1234FINAL
Detroit (0-3) 070310
NY Jets (1-2) 01431431
Pass
J. Komlo (DET), 30-19-178, 1 INT, 1 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 13-9-208, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Robinson (DET), 11-23
K. Long (NYJ), 19-76, 3 TD
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 7-84
W. Walker (NYJ), 6-177
Sun 9/23 1234FINAL
NY Jets (1-3) 3210731
Buffalo (2-2) 61321646
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 21-11-168, 3 INT, 2 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 30-19-367, 0 INT, 5 TD
Rush
S. Dierking (NYJ), 17-97
C. Brown (BUF), 15-73
Rec
M. Shuler (NYJ), 3-72, 1 TD
J. Butler (BUF), 10-255, 4 TD
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
Miami (4-1) 10001727
NY Jets (2-3) 7136733
Pass
B. Griese (MIA), 45-22-296, 1 INT, 3 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 10-6-186, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Williams (MIA), 16-48
C. Gaines (NYJ), 19-92
Rec
N. Moore (MIA), 8-127, 1 TD
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 4-104
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
NY Jets (2-4) 03328
Baltimore (1-5) 1000010
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 29-12-189, 3 INT, 0 TD
G. Landry (BAL), 36-23-235, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 14-68
D. Hardeman (BAL), 12-32
Rec
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 3-42
J. Washington (BAL), 7-29
Mon 10/15 1234FINAL
Minnesota (3-4) 00077
NY Jets (3-4) 707014
Pass
T. Kramer (MIN), 48-28-270, 4 INT, 0 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 13-9-72, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Young (MIN), 9-31
K. Long (NYJ), 15-78
Rec
C. Foreman (MIN), 8-44
C. Gaines (NYJ), 4-21
Sun 10/21 1234FINAL
Oakland (4-4) 0103619
NY Jets (4-4) 7071428
Pass
K. Stabler (OAK), 47-29-360, 5 INT, 2 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 18-9-161, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 17-86
S. Dierking (NYJ), 16-85, 1 TD
Rec
R. Chester (OAK), 7-67, 2 TD
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 2-49
Sun 10/28 12345F/OT
NY Jets (4-5) 73014024
Houston (6-3) 01770327
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 34-13-225, 2 INT, 2 TD
D. Pastorini (HOU), 36-18-212, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 11-69
R. Carpenter (HOU), 12-44, 1 TD
Rec
W. Walker (NYJ), 4-111, 1 TD
T. Wilson (HOU), 4-28
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
NY Jets (5-5) 0213327
Green Bay (3-7) 697022
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 16-8-136, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Whitehurst (GB), 37-22-296, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 16-125
E. Torkelson (GB), 10-60, 1 TD
Rec
D. Gaffney (NYJ), 3-45
J. Lofton (GB), 6-114
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
Buffalo (5-6) 070714
NY Jets (5-6) 060612
Pass
J. Ferguson (BUF), 17-11-132, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 25-16-180, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Miller (BUF), 24-81
C. Gaines (NYJ), 7-27
Rec
L. Piccone (BUF), 5-64
C. Gaines (NYJ), 4-28
Sun 11/18 1234FINAL
NY Jets (5-7) 600713
Chicago (7-5) 776323
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 24-15-202, 2 INT, 1 TD
M. Phipps (CHI), 18-12-117, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 16-78
W. McClendon (CHI), 8-54
Rec
B. Jones (NYJ), 7-99
R. Watts (CHI), 5-64, 1 TD
Mon 11/26 1234FINAL
NY Jets (5-8) 00707
Seattle (7-6) 31314030
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 36-19-226, 0 INT, 0 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 32-25-285, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 17-71
S. Smith (SEA), 14-33
Rec
J. Barkum (NYJ), 6-103
S. Smith (SEA), 8-86, 1 TD
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Baltimore (4-10) 3014017
NY Jets (6-8) 3177330
Pass
G. Landry (BAL), 49-29-266, 0 INT, 1 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 26-12-215, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Washington (BAL), 11-68, 1 TD
C. Gaines (NYJ), 22-70
Rec
J. Washington (BAL), 10-57
B. Jones (NYJ), 4-99
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
New England (8-7) 0127726
NY Jets (7-8) 7107327
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 35-15-247, 0 INT, 2 TD
R. Todd (NYJ), 27-10-148, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. Ivory (NE), 17-54
S. Dierking (NYJ), 19-93
Rec
S. Morgan (NE), 6-129, 2 TD
S. Dierking (NYJ), 2-43
Sat 12/15 1234FINAL
NY Jets (8-8) 0614727
Miami (10-6) 773724
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 22-12-226, 3 INT, 2 TD
D. Strock (MIA), 41-26-322, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Gaines (NYJ), 13-45
B. Torrey (MIA), 5-22, 1 TD
Rec
J. Barkum (NYJ), 3-50
T. Nathan (MIA), 6-59, 1 TD

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