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2016 New York Jets season
Head Coach Todd Bowles
General Manager Mike Maccagnan
Home Field MetLife Stadium
Results
Record 5–11
Place 4th AFC East
Playoff Finish Did not qualify
Pro Bowlers DE Leonard Williams
Uniform
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Timeline
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The 2016 New York Jets season was the franchise's 47th season in the National Football League, the 57th overall and the second under head coach Todd Bowles. The team failed to improve on their 10–6 record from 2015, and missed the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season, instead finishing 5–11 and last in their division.

Transactions Edit

Coaching staff and personnel changes Edit

  • Special teams coordinator Bobby April, special teams assistant coach Steve Hagen and assistant offensive line coach Ron Heller were fired on January 6, 2016.[1]
  • Brant Boyer was named the special teams coordinator on February 3, 2016.[2]
  • Jeff Hammerschmidt was named assistant special teams coach on February 5, 2016.[3]
  • David Diaz-Infante was named assistant offensive line coach, Tim Atkins was named defensive quality control coach and John Scott, Jr. was promoted to assistant defensive line coach on February 9, 2016.[4]

Players Edit

Arrivals Edit

Departures Edit

Trades Edit

To Jets Edit

Practice squadEdit

ArrivalsEdit
DeparturesEdit

Free agents Edit

Position Player Free agency
tag
Date signed/released 2016 team* Notes
S Antonio Allen UFA March 16, 2016 Houston Texans [58]
DE Stephen Bowen UFA June 1, 2016 Retired [59]
K Randy Bullock UFA August 22, 2016 New York Giants [60]
G Willie Colon UFA
LB Demario Davis UFA March 16, 2016 Cleveland Browns [61]
TE Kellen Davis UFA March 14, 2016 New York Jets [62]
DE Leger Douzable UFA June 13, 2016 Buffalo Bills [63]
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick UFA July 28, 2016 New York Jets [64]
NT Damon Harrison UFA March 9, 2016 New York Giants [65]
LB Erin Henderson UFA March 24, 2016 New York Jets [66]
OT Ben Ijalana UFA April 14, 2016 New York Jets [67]
RB Chris Ivory UFA March 9, 2016 Jacksonville Jaguars [68]
S Jaiquawn Jarrett UFA
LB Jamari Lattimore UFA May 31, 2016 Buffalo Bills [69]
WR Chris Owusu UFA
LB Calvin Pace UFA
RB Bilal Powell UFA March 16, 2016 New York Jets [70]
P Ryan Quigley RFA April 18, 2016 Philadelphia Eagles [71]
RB Stevan Ridley UFA April 5, 2016 Detroit Lions [72]
TE Zach Sudfeld RFA March 10, 2016 New York Jets [73]
WR Kenbrell Thompkins RFA March 14, 2016 New York Jets [74]
CB Darrin Walls UFA March 29, 2016 Detroit Lions [75]
DE Muhammad Wilkerson UFA/FT July 15, 2016 New York Jets [76]
RFA: Restricted free agent, UFA: Unrestricted free agent, ERFA: Exclusive rights free agent, FT: Franchise tag. The * denotes that the "2016 team" is the team that signed a player first after departing the Jets. It does not take into account additional transactions that may occur through the season.

DraftEdit

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2016 New York Jets Draft
Round Selection Player Position College Notes
1 20 Darron Lee OLB Ohio State
2 51 Christian Hackenberg QB Penn State
3 83 Jordan Jenkins OLB Georgia
4 118 Juston Burris CB N.C. State
5 157 Traded to the Denver Broncos for Ryan Clady
158 Brandon Shell OT South Carolina From Washington Redskins
6 195 Traded to the Houston Texans for Ryan Fitzpatrick
7 235 Lachlan Edwards P Sam Houston StateFrom the Denver Broncos
241 Charone Peake WR Clemson

Notes

ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 11 Jacksonville W 17–13 1–0 MetLife Stadium Recap
2 August 19 at Washington L 18–22 1–1 FedExField Recap
3 August 27 NY Giants L 20–21 1–2 MetLife Stadium Recap
4 September 1 at Philadelphia L 6–14 1–3 Lincoln Financial Field Recap

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 11 Cincinnati L 22–23 0–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
2 September 15 at Buffalo W 37–31 1–1 New Era Field Recap
3 September 25 at Kansas City L 3–24 1–2 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
4 October 2 Seattle L 17–27 1–3 MetLife Stadium Recap
5 October 9 at Pittsburgh L 13–31 1–4 Heinz Field Recap
6 October 17 at Arizona L 3–28 1–5 U of Phoenix Stadium Recap
7 October 23 Baltimore W 24–16 2–5 MetLife Stadium Recap
8 October 30 at Cleveland W 31–28 3–5 FirstEnergy Stadium Recap
9 November 6 at Miami L 23–27 3–6 Hard Rock Stadium Recap
10 November 13 Los Angeles L 6–9 3–7 MetLife Stadium Recap
11 Bye
12 November 27 New England L 17–22 3–8 MetLife Stadium Recap
13 December 5 Indianapolis L 10–41 3–9 MetLife Stadium Recap
14 December 11 at San Francisco W 23–17 (OT) 4–9 Levi's Stadium Recap
15 December 17 Miami L 13–34 4–10 MetLife Stadium Recap
16 December 24 at New England L 3–41 4–11 Gillette Stadium Recap
17 January 1 Buffalo W 30–10 5–11 MetLife Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Template:2016 AFC East standings

ConferenceEdit

Template:2016 AFC standings

StaffEdit

2016 New York Jets final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

Final rosterEdit

2016 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
53 Active, 19 Inactive, 9 Practice squad

Regular season resultsEdit

Week 1: vs. Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Week One: Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 3 10 7 3 23
Jets 7 9 0 6 22

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

Second quarter

  • CIN – A. J. Green 54-yard pass from Andy Dalton (Mike Nugent kick), 11:23. Bengals 10–7. Drive: 4 plays, 78 yards, 2:11.
  • NYJ – Eric Decker 15-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (kick failed, wide right), 9:38. Jets 13–10. Drive: 5 plays, 39 yards, 1:45.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 45-yard field goal, 3:19. Jets 16–10. Drive: 9 plays, 28 yards, 4:42.
  • CIN – Mike Nugent 21-yard field goal, 0:00. Jets 16–13. Drive: 12 plays, 82 yards, 3:19.

Third quarter

  • CIN – Jeremy Hill 12-yard run (Mike Nugent kick), 3:09. Bengals 20–16. Drive: 9 plays, 92 yards, 4:09.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 20-yard field goal, 11:26. Bengals 20–19. Drive: 12 plays, 73 yards, 6:43.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 23-yard field goal, 3:23. Jets 22–20. Drive: 9 plays, 52 yards, 5:39.
  • CIN – Mike Nugent 47-yard field goal, 0:54. Bengals 23–22. Drive: 9 plays, 55 yards, 2:29.

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  • CIN – A. J. Green – 12 receptions, 180 yards, TD
  • NYJ – Matt Forte – 5 receptions, 59 yards

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The Jets held a 22–20 lead going into the final minute, but Mike Nugent kicked the game-winning field goal for the Bengals with 54 seconds remaining. With the loss, the Jets started 0–1. This was also their first home loss to the Bengals since 1981.

Week 2: at Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Two: New York Jets at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 6 14 7 10 37
Bills 7 3 14 7 31

at New Era Field, Orchard Park, New York

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First quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 28-yard field goal, 6:41. Jets 3–0. Drive: 15 plays, 65 yards, 8:19.
  • BUF – Marquise Goodwin 84-yard pass from Tyrod Taylor (Dan Carpenter kick), 5:16. Bills 7–3. Drive: 3 plays, 82 yards, 1:25.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 29-yard field goal, 0:00. Bills 7–6. Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 5:16.

Second quarter

Third quarter

Fourth quarter

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The Jets broke their five-game losing streak against the Bills as well as their losing streak on Thursday Night Football. The win was also the 400th career win in the franchise's history.[78]

Week 3: at Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Week Three: New York Jets at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 0 0 3
Chiefs 7 10 0 7 24

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
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First quarter

Second quarter

  • KC – Cairo Santos 27-yard field goal, 6:11. Chiefs 10–0. Drive: 14 plays, 44 yards, 6:59.
  • KC – Demetrius Harris 27-yard fumble return (Cairo Santos kick), 6:02. Chiefs 17–0.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 28-yard field goal, 2:06. Chiefs 17–3. Drive: 9 plays, 46 yards, 3:56.

Third quarter

  • No scoring plays

Fourth quarter

  • KC – Derrick Johnson 55-yard interception return (Cairo Santos kick), 3:28. Chiefs 24–3

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Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a season high six interceptions in the loss. The Jets turned the ball over eight times as a team total. This was the first time the Jets turned it over 6+ times since 1976 against the Bengals.

Week 4: vs. Seattle SeahawksEdit

Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 14 3 10 27
Jets 3 7 0 7 17

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 34-yard field goal, 6:27. Jets 3–0. Drive: 14 plays, 62 yards, 8:33.

Second quarter

Third quarter

  • SEA – Steven Hauschka 33-yard field goal, 4:13. Seahawks 17–10. Drive: 9 plays, 41 yards, 3:30.

Fourth quarter

  • SEA – Christine Michael 6-yard pass from Russell Wilson (Steven Hauschka kick), 12:20. Seahawks 24–10. Drive: 4 plays, 61 yards, 2:07.
  • SEA – Steven Hauschka 53-yard field goal, 4:04. Seahawks 27–10. Drive: 4 plays, −15 yards, 1:38.
  • NYJ – Charone Peake 42-yard fumble recovery (Nick Folk kick), 2:15. Seahawks 27–17. Drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 1:49.

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With the loss, the Jets fell to 1-3.

Week 5: at Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Week Five: New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 3 10 0 0 13
Steelers 7 7 3 14 31

at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Game information
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First quarter

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 48-yard field goal, 11:07. Steelers 7–6. Drive: 9 plays, 59 yards, 4:40.
  • NYJ – Brandon Marshall 15-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 2:06. Jets 13–7. Drive: 7 plays, 69 yards, 3:48.
  • PIT – Jesse James 1-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Chris Boswell kick), 0:41. Steelers 14–13. Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 1:25.

Third quarter

  • PIT – Chris Boswell 47-yard field goal, 10:23. Steelers 17–13. Drive: 4 plays, 2 yards, 0:58.

Fourth quarter

  • PIT – Antonio Brown 5-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Chris Boswell kick), 14:55. Steelers 24–13. Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, 4:12.
  • PIT – Sammie Coates 5-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Chris Boswell kick), 1:46. Steelers 31–13. Drive: 12 plays, 79 yards, 5:43.

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With the loss, the Jets fell to 1-4. They also fell to 1-10 all time in Pittsburgh.

Week 6: at Arizona CardinalsEdit

Week Six: New York Jets at Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 0 0 3
Cardinals 7 7 7 7 28

at University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Game information
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First quarter

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 39-yard field goal, 12:06. Cardinals 7–3. Drive: 7 plays, 58 yards, 3:11.
  • ARI – David Johnson 2-yard run (Chandler Catanzaro kick), 6:43. Cardinals 14–3. Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 5:23.

Third quarter

  • ARI – David Johnson 2-yard run (Chandler Catanzaro kick), 5:24. Cardinals 21–3. Drive: 14 plays, 68 yards, 7:37.

Fourth quarter

  • ARI – Michael Floyd 9-yard pass from Carson Palmer (Chandler Catanzaro kick), 8:20. Cardinals 28–3. Drive: 14 plays, 89 yards, 7:26.

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Ryan Fitzpatrick was benched midway through the fourth quarter in favor of Geno Smith as the Jets fell to 1–5 on the season.

Week 7: vs. Baltimore RavensEdit

Week Seven: Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Ravens 10 6 0 0 16
Jets 7 7 10 0 24

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

  • BAL – Chris Moore fumble recovery in the end zone (Justin Tucker kick), 9:37. Ravens 7–0.
  • BAL – Justin Tucker 50-yard field goal, 4:27. Ravens 10–0. Drive: 5 plays, 59 yards, 2:03.
  • NYJ – Quincy Enunwa 69-yard pass from Geno Smith (Nick Folk kick), 1:12. Ravens 10–7. Drive: 5 plays, 76 yards, 3:15.

Second quarter

  • BAL – Justin Tucker 49-yard field goal, 11:57. Ravens 13–7. Drive: 11 plays, 44 yards, 4:15.
  • NYJ – Matt Forte 13-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 1:45. Jets 14–13. Drive: 7 plays, 85 yards, 2:49.
  • BAL – Justin Tucker 44-yard field goal, 0:00. Ravens 16–14. Drive: 8 plays, 50 yards, 1:45.

Third quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 22-yard field goal, 5:00. Jets 17–16. Drive: 4 plays, 1 yard, 2:03.
  • NYJ – Matt Forte 1-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 0:56. Jets 24–16. Drive: 3 plays, 5 yards, 0:50.

Fourth quarter

  • No scoring plays

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With the win, the Jets went to 2-5 and picked up their first home win of 2016.

Week 8: at Cleveland BrownsEdit

Week Eight: New York Jets at Cleveland Browns – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 7 14 10 31
Browns 10 10 0 8 28

at FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Game information
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First quarter

  • CLE – Andrew Hawkins 5-yard pass from Josh McCown (Cody Parkey kick), 11:45. Browns 7–0. Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, 3:15.
  • CLE – Cody Parkey 41-yard field goal, 3:11. Browns 10–0. Drive: 8 plays, 59 yards, 3:42.

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Bilal Powell 35-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 12:44. Browns 10–7. Drive: 12 plays, 87 yards, 5:27.
  • CLE – Isaiah Crowell 1-yard run (Cody Parkey kick), 1:51. Browns 17–7. Drive: 9 plays, 70 yards, 4:40
  • CLE – Cody Parkey 27-yard field goal, 0:00. Browns 20–7. Drive: 6 plays, 49 yards, 1:25.

Third quarter

  • NYJ – Quincy Enunwa 24-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 8:15. Browns 20–14. Drive: 12 plays, 78 yards, 6:45.
  • NYJ – Matt Forte 4-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 2:11. Jets 21–20. Drive: 8 plays, 84 yards, 3:03.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Matt Forte 2-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 9:38. Jets 28–20. Drive: 13 plays, 81 yards, 6:27.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 24-yard field goal, 4:04. Jets 31–20. Drive: 4 plays, 2 yards, 1:09.
  • CLE – Andrew Hawkins 1-yard pass from Josh McCown (Josh McCown–Terrelle Pryor pass), 0:12. Jets 31–28. Drive: 14 plays, 84 yards, 3:52.

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With the comeback win, the Jets improved to 3-5.

Week 9: at Miami DolphinsEdit

Week Nine: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 10 3 0 10 23
Dolphins 7 7 6 7 27

at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Game information
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First quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 23-yard field goal, 8:26. Jets 3–0. Drive: 13 plays, 70 yards, 6:34.
  • MIA – Jay Ajayi 20-yard run (Andrew Franks kick), 4:56. Dolphins 7–3. Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 3:30.
  • NYJ – Matt Forte 31-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 0:35. Jets 10–7. Drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 4:21.

Second quarter

  • MIA – Dominique Jones 1-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill (Andrew Franks kick), 10:16. Dolphins 14–10. Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 5:19.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 21-yard field goal, 5:20. Dolphins 14–13. Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 4:56.

Third quarter

  • MIA – Andrew Franks 33-yard field goal, 5:08. Dolphins 17–13. Drive: 10 plays, 56 yards, 4:53.
  • MIA – Andrew Franks 29-yard field goal, 3:22. Dolphins 20–13. Drive: 4 plays, 3 yards, 1:38.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 28-yard field goal, 12:50. Dolphins 20–16. Drive: 9 plays, 67 yards, 5:32.
  • NYJ – Jalin Marshall 18-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 5:42. Jets 23–20. Drive: 2 plays, 18 yards, 0:10.
  • MIA – Kenyan Drake 96-yard kickoff return (Andrew Franks kick), 5:15. Dolphins 27–23. Drive: 0 plays, 0 yards, 0:27.

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With the loss, the Jets fell to 3-6 and lost at Miami for the first time since 2011.

Week 10: vs. Los Angeles RamsEdit

Week Ten: Los Angeles Rams at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 0 3 3 9
Jets 0 6 0 0 6

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

  • LA – Greg Zuerlein 20-yard field goal, 9:37. Rams 3–0. Drive: 12 plays, 73 yards, 5:23.

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Bilal Powell 4-yard pass from Bryce Petty (kick failed, wide right), 12:35. Jets 6–3. Drive: 9 plays, 99 yards, 4:06.

Third quarter

  • LA – Greg Zuerlein 38-yard field goal, 0:20. Tied 6–6. Drive: 15 plays, 55 yards, 8:15.

Fourth quarter

  • LA – Greg Zuerlein 34-yard field goal, 6:52. Rams 9–6. Drive: 10 plays, 36 yards, 4:00.

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In a game that involved one touchdown (which was the Jets' only score, with the failed PAT) and 3 field goals (all by the Rams), the Jets fell to 3–7 in their first meeting with the Rams as a Los Angeles team since 1992.

Week 12: vs. New England PatriotsEdit

Week Twelve: New England Patriots at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Patriots 0 10 3 9 22
Jets 3 7 0 7 17

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: November 27
  • Game time: 4:25 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Template:Convert/F, partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 78,160
  • Referee: Brad Allen
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green and Jamie Erdahl
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
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First quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 51-yard field goal, 10:29. Jets 3–0. Drive: 8 plays, 41 yards, 3:14.

Second quarter

Third quarter

  • NE – Stephen Gostkowski 29-yard field goal, 7:34. Patriots 13–10. Drive: 12 plays, 58 yard, 5:21.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Quincy Enunwa 22-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 10:11. Jets 17–13. Drive: 8 plays, 73 yards, 4:32.
  • NE – Stephen Gostkowski 41-yard field goal, 7:02. Jets 17–16. Drive: 8 plays, 53 yards, 3:15.
  • NE – Malcolm Mitchell 8-yard pass from Tom Brady (pass failed), 1:56. Patriots 22–17. Drive: 9 plays, 83 yards, 3:08.

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  • NE – Tom Brady – 30/50, 286 yards, 2 TD
  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick – 22/32, 269 yards, 2 TD

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  • NE – Julian Edelman – 8 receptions, 83 yards
  • NYJ – Quincy Enunwa – 5 receptions, 109 yards, TD

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With the heartbreaking loss, the Jets fell to 3-8.

Week 13: vs. Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Week Thirteen: Indianapolis Colts at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 14 10 10 7 41
Jets 0 3 0 7 10

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

  • IND – Dwayne Allen 7-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Adam Vinatieri kick), 10:23. Colts 7–0. Drive: 7 plays, 51 yards, 3:33.
  • IND – Dwayne Allen 21-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Adam Vinatieri kick), 7:45. Colts 14–0. Drive: 4 plays, 69 yards, 1:47.

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 38-yard field goal, 10:31. Colts 14–3. Drive: 10 plays, 77 yards, 4:29.
  • IND – Adam Vinatieri 53-yard field goal, 8:16. Colts 17–3. Drive: 6 plays, 40 yards, 2:15.
  • IND – Dwayne Allen 23-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Adam Vinatieri kick), 1:18. Colts 24–3. Drive: 9 plays, 70 yards, 5:20.

Third quarter

  • IND – Donte Moncrief 3-yard pass from Andrew Luck (Adam Vinatieri kick), 8:54. Colts 31–3. Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 6:06.
  • IND – Adam Vinatieri 36-yard field goal, 1:08. Colts 34–3. Drive: 10 plays, 43 yards, 5:11.

Fourth quarter

  • IND – Robert Turbin 5-yard run (Adam Vinatieri kick), 14:54. Colts 41–3. Drive: 2 plays, 6 yards, 0:20.
  • NYJ – Robby Anderson 40-yard pass from Bryce Petty (Nick Folk kick), 11:19. Colts 41–10. Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 3:35.

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With the huge loss, the Jets fell to 3–9, and were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention for the sixth consecutive season. It was the Jets' first loss to the Colts since the 2009 AFC Championship Game.

Week 14: at San Francisco 49ersEdit

Week Fourteen: New York Jets at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 3 11 23
49ers 14 3 0 0 17

at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California

  • Date: December 11
  • Game time: 4:05 p.m. EST/1:05 p.m. PST
  • Game weather: Template:Convert/F, mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 70,178
  • Referee: Craig Wrolstad
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green and Jamie Erdahl
  • Recap, Gamebook
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First quarter

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 36-yard field goal, 7:28. 49ers 14–3. Drive: 11 plays, 44 yards, 5:53.
  • SF – Phil Dawson 47-yard field goal, 5:45. 49ers 17–3. Drive: 5 plays, 46 yards, 1:43.

Third quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 30-yard field goal, 6:28. 49ers 17–6. Drive: 13 plays, 64 yards, 7:25.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Bilal Powell 5-yard run (Bryce Petty run), 5:04. 49ers 17–14. Drive: 15 plays, 66 yards, 8:23.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 50-yard field goal, 0:38. Tied 17–17. Drive: 8 plays, 33 yards, 1:57.

Overtime

  • NYJ – Bilal Powell 19-yard run, 8:35. Jets 23–17. Drive: 6 plays, 63 yards, 4:16.

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With the win, the Jets improved to 4-9. They also improved to 3-10 all time against the 49ers.

Week 15: vs. Miami DolphinsEdit

Week Fifteen: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 0 13 21 0 34
Jets 7 3 0 3 13

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

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First quarter

Second quarter

  • MIA – Dion Sims 1-yard pass from Matt Moore (kick failed, hit left upright), 10:57. Jets 7–6. Drive: 8 plays, 52 yards, 4:23.
  • MIA – Kenny Stills 52-yard pass from Matt Moore (Andrew Franks kick), 1:58. Dolphins 13–7. Drive: 3 plays, 53 yards, 1:51.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 48-yard field goal, 0:18. Dolphins 13–10. Drive: 11 plays, 48 yards, 1:40.

Third quarter

  • MIA – Walt Aikens 11-yard return of blocked punt (Andrew Franks kick), 10:30. Dolphins 20–10.
  • MIA – Dion Sims 1-yard pass from Matt Moore (Andrew Franks kick), 7:43. Dolphins 27–10. Drive: 5 plays, 60 yards, 2:32.
  • MIA – Jarvis Landry 66-yard pass from Matt Moore (Andrew Franks kick), 6:26. Dolphins 34–10. Drive: 1 play, 66 yards, 0:10.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 36-yard field goal, 5:43. Dolphins 34–13. Drive: 9 plays, 37 yards, 4:08.

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With the loss, the Jets fell to 4–10 and were swept by the Dolphins for the first time since 2009.

Week 16: at New England PatriotsEdit

Week Sixteen: New York Jets at New England Patriots – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 0 0 3 3
Patriots 10 17 7 7 41

at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

Game information
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First quarter

  • NE – Stephen Gostkowski 29-yard field goal, 8:16. Patriots 3–0. Drive: 9 plays, 42 yards, 4:31.
  • NE – Martellus Bennett 8-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 3:02. Patriots 10–0. Drive: 8 plays, 47 yards, 4:17.

Second quarter

  • NE – Stephen Gostkowski 22-yard field goal, 11:13. Patriots 13–0. Drive: 8 plays, 24 yards, 2:42.
  • NE – Matt Lengel 18-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 2:40. Patriots 20–0. Drive: 4 plays, 54 yards, 2:07.
  • NE – James White 25-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 0:25. Patriots 27–0. Drive: 4 plays, 87 yards, 1:05.

Third quarter

  • NE – LeGarrette Blount 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 3:22. Patriots 34–0. Drive: 13 plays, 63 yards, 7:40.

Fourth quarter

  • NE – LeGarrette Blount 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 12:24. Patriots 41–0. Drive: 8 plays, 22 yards, 3:03.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 29-yard field goal, 6:16. Patriots 41–3. Drive: 13 plays, 64 yards, 6:08.

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  • NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick – 8/21, 136 yards, 2 INT
  • NE – Tom Brady – 17/27, 214 yards, 3 TD

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With the loss, the Jets fell to 4–11. They were also given their worst defeat since losing 49–9 to Cincinnati in 2013 and their worst loss to the Patriots since 2012.

Week 17: vs. Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Seventeen: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bills 0 3 0 7 10
Jets 0 10 10 10 30

at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information
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First quarter

  • No scoring plays

Second quarter

  • NYJ – Bilal Powell 2-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 9:28. Jets 7–0. Drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 4:34.
  • BUF – Dan Carpenter 34-yard field goal, 1:45. Jets 7–3. Drive: 11 plays, 54 yards, 4:12.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 30-yard field goal, 0:00. Jets 10–3. Drive: 10 plays, 63 yards, 1:45.

Third quarter

  • NYJ – Jalin Marshall 6-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 4:03. Jets 17–3. Drive: 3 plays, 13 yards, 1:28.
  • NYJ – Nick Folk 36-yard field goal, 0:01. Jets 20–3. Drive: 5 plays, 14 yards, 2:35.

Fourth quarter

  • NYJ – Nick Folk 25-yard field goal, 3:21. Jets 23–3. Drive: 4 plays, −4 yards, 1:42.
  • NYJ – Doug Middleton kickoff recovery in the end zone (Nick Folk kick), 3:21. Jets 30–3. Drive: 0 plays, 0 yards, 0:00.
  • BUF – Mike Gillislee 1-yard run (Dan Carpenter kick), 0:39. Jets 30–10. Drive: 5 plays, 71 yards, 2:42.

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With the win, the Jets finished their season at 5-11.

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