1982 New York Jets: A Look Back Continues


As we continue our look back at the 1982 season, we come to what amounted to the 5th game of the season, since the strike ended up wiping out 7 weeks. The Jets brought their 3-1 record to the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, MI to face Billy Sims and the 2-2 Detroit Lions. Check out how it went:

1 2 3 4 Final
New York Jets (4-1-0) 7 14 0 7 28
Detroit Lions (2-3-0) 3 0 7 3 13

Scoring

NYJ DET
1st Lions Eddie Murray 31 yard field goal 0 3
Jets Dwayne Crutchfield 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 7 3
2nd Jets Wesley Walker 56 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 14 3
Jets Wesley Walker 41 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 21 3
3rd Lions Mark Nichols 48 yard pass from Gary Danielson (Eddie Murray kick) 21 10
4th Lions Eddie Murray 22 yard field goal 21 13
Jets Wesley Walker 19 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 28 13

Team Stats

NYJ DET
First downs 21 15
Rush-yards-TDs 35-87-1 25-104-0
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 23-32-384-3-1 14-37-222-1-3
Sacked-yards 4-34 5-52
Net pass yards 350 170
Total yards 437 274
Fumbles-lost 3-2 5-2
Turnovers 3 5
Penalties-yards 7-65 5-33

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Richard Todd NYJ 23 32 384 3 1 56 3 -7 0 0
Wesley Walker NYJ 5 164 3 56
Mike Augustyniak NYJ 7 36 0 16 5 44 0 14
Freeman McNeil NYJ 16 49 0 14 2 20 0 11
Lam Jones NYJ 4 69 0 29
Derrick Gaffney NYJ 2 37 0 35
Bruce Harper NYJ 2 -3 0 -1 2 28 0 17
Jerome Barkum NYJ 2 16 0 9
Dwayne Crutchfield NYJ 4 8 1 4
Scott Dierking NYJ 2 0 0 1 1 6 0 6
Marion Barber NYJ 1 4 0 4
Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Gary Danielson DET 14 37 222 1 3 48 5 41 0 11
Billy Sims DET 12 43 0 14 6 85 0 24
Mark Nichols DET 1 48 1 48
Ulysses Norris DET 1 30 0 30
Freddie Scott DET 2 28 0 15
Dexter Bussey DET 8 20 0 8 2 0 0 0
Tracy Porter DET 1 19 0 19
Rick Kane DET 1 12 0 12
Next week, the 1982 Jets returned home to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Stay tuned!

 

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