The Jet Press Looks Back:1982 New York Jets-Week Two


In our continued look back at the 1982 season for the Jets, we come upon week number 2. This was the final week before the lengthy player strike began, and the Jets had another divisional matchup vs. New England. The Jets headed into Schaefer Stadium with an 0-1 record, and here is what happened:

New York Jets 31  at  New England Patriots 7

Sunday, September 19, 1982
Stadium: Schaefer Stadium, Start Time: 1:00, Surface: astroturf, Weather: 62 degrees, relative humidity 60%, wind 14 mph
1 2 3 4 Final
New York Jets (1-1-0) 0 10 7 14 31
New England Patriots (1-1-0) 0 0 7 0 7

Scoring

NYJ NWE
2nd Jets Pat Leahy 30 yard field goal 3 0
Jets Richard Todd 7 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 10 0
3rd Jets Mike Augustyniak 6 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 17 0
Patriots Ricky Smith 98 yard kickoff return (Rex Robinson kick) 17 7
4th Jets Freeman McNeil 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 24 7
Jets Scott Dierking 13 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 31 7

Team Stats

NYJ NWE
First downs 30 5
Rush-yards-TDs 52-254-3 21-61-0
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 17-27-165-1-0 6-17-64-0-3
Sacked-yards 3-23 6-68
Net pass yards 142 -4
Total yards 396 57
Fumbles-lost 3-2 0-0
Turnovers 2 3

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Freeman McNeil NYJ 19 106 1 29 4 31 0 10
Richard Todd NYJ 17 27 165 1 0 20 2 8 1 7
Mike Augustyniak NYJ 12 53 1 9 2 20 0 15
Wesley Walker NYJ 6 64 0 20
Bruce Harper NYJ 6 36 0 9
Dwayne Crutchfield NYJ 9 34 0 6
Scott Dierking NYJ 3 15 0 10 1 13 1 13
Lam Jones NYJ 1 2 0 2 2 20 0 12
Derrick Gaffney NYJ 1 9 0 9
Jerome Barkum NYJ 1 8 0 8
Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Tony Collins NWE 13 41 0 8 1 9 0 9
Matt Cavanaugh NWE 6 17 64 0 3 22
Stanley Morgan NWE 2 31 0 19
Robert Weathers NWE 3 -1 0 2 3 24 0 22
Mark van Eeghen NWE 5 21 0 7

Defense & Returns

Def Interceptions Fumbles Kick Returns Punt Returns
Tm Sk Int Yds TD Lng FR Yds TD Rt Yds Y/Rt TD Lng Ret Yds Y/R TD Lng
Bob Crable NYJ 1.0 0 0 0 0
Mark Gastineau NYJ 1.0 0 0 0 0
Bruce Harper NYJ 0 0 0 0 2 35 17.5 0 0 3 13 4.3 0 0
Jerry Holmes NYJ 1 2 0 0
Joe Klecko NYJ 2.0 0 0 0 0
Lance Mehl NYJ 1 0 0 0
Kenny Neil NYJ 1.0 0 0 0 0
Darrol Ray NYJ 1 44 0 0
Ben Rudolph NYJ 1.0 0 0 0 0
Def Interceptions Fumbles Kick Returns Punt Returns
Tm Sk Int Yds TD Lng FR Yds TD Rt Yds Y/Rt TD Lng Ret Yds Y/R TD Lng
Don Blackmon NWE 1.0 0 0 0 0
Roland James NWE 1.0 0 0 0 0
Ricky Smith NWE 0 0 0 0 4 158 39.5 1 0 3 24 8.0 0 0
Lester Williams NWE 1.0 0 0 0 0

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