September 24, Duel For the Ages
Joe Namath had the finest passing day of his vaunted career, completing 15 of 28 for 496 yards and six touchdowns as the Jets outlasted the Colts and Johnny Unitas, 44-34, in Baltimore. The teams combined for 872 passing yards, then an NFL record.
October 15, On A Rampage
The Jets a club record that still stands of 333 rushing yards in their 41-13 steamrolling of the Patriots in Foxboro. John Riggins (168) and Emerson Boozer (150) became the first and only RB tandem in franchise history to both rush for 150 yards in a game.
December 11, Maynard Mark
Don Maynard became pro football’s all-time receiving leader with his 632nd career catch in the fourth quarter of a 24-16 Monday night loss at Oakland that eliminated the Jets from the playoffs.