Freeman McNeil rushed for 202 yards in the Jets Wild Card win over the Bengals.

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

We continue our look back at the 1982 season. On this date in 1982, the Jets opened their playoff run at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati as the Jets brought their strike-shortened 6-3 record in to face the 7-2 Bengals. The Bengals were favored by 4 to send the Jets home, but that is not what happened. Not by a long shot, take a look:
1 2 3 4 Final
New York Jets (7-3-0) 3 17 3 21 44
Cincinnati Bengals (7-3-0) 14 0 3 0 17

Scoring

NYJ CIN
1st Bengals Isaac Curtis 32 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick) 0 7
Jets Pat Leahy 33 yard field goal 3 7
Bengals Dan Ross 2 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Jim Breech kick) 3 14
2nd Jets Derrick Gaffney 14 yard pass from Freeman McNeil (Pat Leahy kick) 10 14
Jets Wesley Walker 4 yard pass from Richard Todd (Pat Leahy kick) 17 14
Jets Pat Leahy 24 yard field goal 20 14
3rd Jets Pat Leahy 47 yard field goal 23 14
Bengals Jim Breech 20 yard field goal 23 17
4th Jets Freeman McNeil 20 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 30 17
Jets Darrol Ray 98 yard interception return (Pat Leahy kick) 37 17
Jets Dwayne Crutchfield 1 yard rush (Pat Leahy kick) 44 17

Team Stats

NYJ CIN
First downs 27 23
Rush-yards-TDs 34-234-2 21-62-0
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 21-29-283-2-1 26-36-354-2-3
Sacked-yards 0-0 4-21
Net pass yards 283 333
Total yards 517 395
Fumbles-lost 2-1 2-1
Turnovers 2 4
Penalties-yards 12-95 7-60

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Freeman McNeil NYJ 1 1 14 1 0 14 21 202 1 35 1 9 0 9
Wesley Walker NYJ 8 145 1 49
Richard Todd NYJ 20 28 269 1 1 49 3 3 0 8
Derrick Gaffney NYJ 4 50 1 20
Bruce Harper NYJ 2 9 0 9 2 35 0 19
Lam Jones NYJ 2 22 0 12
Scott Dierking NYJ 3 11 0 9 2 9 0 5
Jerome Barkum NYJ 1 9 0 9
Mike Augustyniak NYJ 2 2 0 1 1 4 0 4
Tom Newton NYJ 2 6 0 4
Dwayne Crutchfield NYJ 1 1 1 1
Passing Rushing Receiving
Tm Cmp Att Yds TD Int Lng Att Yds TD Lng Rec Yds TD Lng
Ken Anderson CIN 26 35 354 2 3 53 2 5 0 3
Cris Collinsworth CIN 7 120 0 53
Dan Ross CIN 6 89 1 26
Isaac Curtis CIN 3 63 1 32
Steve Kreider CIN 3 41 0 12
Pete Johnson CIN 9 26 0 14 3 7 0 9
Archie Griffin CIN 3 17 0 8 3 14 0 6
M.L. Harris CIN 1 20 0 20
Charles Alexander CIN 7 14 0 6
Turk Schonert CIN 0 1 0 0 0 0
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