1982 New York Jets: A Look Back Continues……..

Freeman McNeil en route to the Jets 42-14 win over the Vikings.

It’s time once again to continue our look back to 30 years ago. The 1982 New York Jets were a team primed to make a run at something special, only to fall just a little bit short. We continue our look back, as we come to game number 8 in the strike shortened season. On December 26th, the Jets took their 5-2 record to the Metrodome in Minnesota to face te 4-3 Minnesota Vikings, take a look:

1 2 3 4 Final
New York Jets (6-2-0) 7 14 7 14 42
Minnesota Vikings (4-4-0) 0 7 0 7 14

Scoring

NYJ MIN
1st Jets Freeman McNeil 2 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 7 0
2nd Jets Bobby Jackson 80 yard blocked field goal return (Pat Leahy kick) 14 0
Jets Freeman McNeil 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 21 0
Vikings Tommy Kramer 1 yard rush (Rick Danmeier kick) 21 7
3rd Jets Mickey Shuler 20 yard pass from Pat Ryan (Pat Leahy kick) 28 7
4th Vikings Ted Brown 16 yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Rick Danmeier kick) 28 14
Jets Bruce Harper 39 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 35 14
Jets Bobby Jackson 77 yard interception return (Pat Leahy kick) 42 14

Team Stats

NYJ MIN
First downs 15 28
Rush-yards-TDs 25-92-2 35-155-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 16-23-256-2-0 33-58-334-1-3
Sacked-yards 3-24 1-5
Net pass yards 232 329
Total yards 324 484
Fumbles-lost 2-1 0-0
Turnovers 1 3
Penalties-yards 5-30 4-26

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Richard Todd NYJ 15 22 236 1 0 51 1 0 0 0
Freeman McNeil NYJ 18 82 2 15
Mickey Shuler NYJ 3 80 1 51
Lam Jones NYJ 2 70 0 51
Bruce Harper NYJ 3 54 1 39
Wesley Walker NYJ 3 31 0 18
Mike Augustyniak NYJ 1 0 0 0 2 16 0 9
Pat Ryan NYJ 1 1 20 1 0 20
Bobby Jones NYJ 1 9 0 9
Scott Dierking NYJ 3 6 0 2 1 2 0 2
Marion Barber NYJ 1 3 0 3
Dwayne Crutchfield NYJ 1 1 0 1
Jerome Barkum NYJ 1 -6 0 -6
Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Tommy Kramer MIN 32 56 328 1 3 28 4 24 1 0
Ted Brown MIN 15 57 0 9 9 63 1 19
Joe Senser MIN 10 115 0 22
Darrin Nelson MIN 8 48 0 18 2 15 0 9
Terry LeCount MIN 3 48 0 28
Tony Galbreath MIN 5 12 0 4 2 22 0 12
Sam McCullum MIN 3 26 0 10
Bob Bruer MIN 2 21 0 12
Leo Lewis MIN 1 20 0 20
Rickey Young MIN 3 14 0 11 1 4 0 4
Steve Dils MIN 1 2 6 0 0 6

Topics: 1982 New York Jets, New York Jets

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