1977 New York Jets season
Head Coach Walt Michaels
Home Field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 3–11
Place 4th AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1976 1978

The 1977 New York Jets season was the 18th season for the team and the 8th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 3–11 record from 1976 under new head coach Walt Michaels. For the third straight season, the Jets finished with a record of 3–11.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1977-09-18 at Houston Oilers L 20–0 Astrodome
39,488
2 1977-09-25 Baltimore Colts L 20–12 Shea Stadium
43,439
3 1977-10-02 New England Patriots W 30–27 Shea Stadium
38,227
4 1977-10-09 at Buffalo Bills W 24–19 Rich Stadium
32,046
5 1977-10-16 at Miami Dolphins L 21–17 Miami Orange Bowl
43,446
6 1977-10-23 Oakland Raiders L 28–27 Shea Stadium
56,734
7 1977-10-30 at New England Patriots L 24–13 Schafer Stadium
61,042
8 1977-11-06 Miami Dolphins L 14–10 Shea Stadium
51,582
9 1977-11-13 Seattle Seahawks L 17–0 Shea Stadium
42,923
10 1977-11-20 at Baltimore Colts L 33–12 Memorial Stadium
50,957
11 1977-11-27 Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–20 Shea Stadium
47,385
12 1977-12-04 at New Orleans Saints W 16–13 Louisiana Superdome
40,464
13 1977-12-11 Buffalo Bills L 14–10 Shea Stadium
31,929
14 1977-12-18 at Philadelphia Eagles L 27–0 Veterans Stadium
19,241

Roster[edit | edit source]

1977 New York Jets final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad


Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 10 4 0 .714 295 221 W-1
Miami Dolphins 10 4 0 .714 313 197 W-1
New England Patriots 9 5 0 .643 278 217 L-1
Buffalo Bills 3 11 0 .214 160 313 L-1
New York Jets 3 11 0 .214 191 300 L-2

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