History of The New York Jets

1972 Jets

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.

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1972 New York Jets

Regular Season Record: 7-7-0
09/17/72 @ Buffalo 41-24 Stats
09/24/72 @ Baltimore 44-34 Stats
10/01/72 @ Houston 20-26 Stats
10/08/72 Miami 17-27 Stats
10/15/72 @ New England 41-13 Stats
10/22/72 Baltimore 24-20 Stats
10/29/72 New England 34-10 Stats
11/05/72 Washington 17-35 Stats
11/12/72 Buffalo 41-3 Stats
11/19/72 @ Miami 24-28 Stats
11/23/72 @ Detroit 20-37 Stats
12/03/72 New Orleans 18-17 Stats
12/11/72 @ Oakland 16-24 Stats
12/17/72 Cleveland 10-26 Stats
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1972 Pro Bowlers

TE-WR Richard Caster
T Winston Hill
QB Joe Namath
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1972 Awards

MARTIN John Riggins
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