1962 New York Titans season

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1962 New York Titans season
OwnerHarry Wismer
Head coachBulldog Turner
Home fieldPolo Grounds
Results
Record5–9
Division place4th AFL East
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1962 New York Titans season was the third season for the team in the American Football League (AFL), and the final season for the franchise before becoming the Jets the following season. The Titans finished in last place in the AFL East with a record of 5–9.

Roster[edit]

1962 New York Titans 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

Schedule[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1962-09-09 at Oakland Raiders W 28–17 Frank Youell Field
12,893
2 1962-09-16 at San Diego Chargers L 40–14 Balboa Stadium
22,003
3 1962-09-22 at Buffalo Bills W 17–6 War Memorial Stadium
24,024
4 1962-09-30 Denver Broncos L 32–10 Polo Grounds
5,729
5 1962-10-06 Boston Patriots L 43–14 Polo Grounds
4,719
6 1962-10-14 at Houston Oilers L 56–17 Jeppesen Stadium
20,650
7 1962-10-21 at Dallas Texans L 20–17 Cotton Bowl
17,814
8 1962-10-28 San Diego Chargers W 23–3 Polo Grounds
7,175
9 1962-11-04 Oakland Raiders W 31–21 Polo Grounds
4,728
10 1962-11-11 Dallas Texans L 52–31 Polo Grounds
5,974
11 Bye
12 1962-11-22 at Denver Broncos W 46–45 Bears Stadium
15,776
13 1962-11-30 at Boston Patriots L 24–17 Nickerson Field
20,015
14 1962-12-08 Buffalo Bills L 20–3 Polo Grounds
4,011
15 1962-12-15 Houston Oilers L 44–10 Polo Grounds
3,828

Standings[edit]

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Houston Oilers 11 3 0 .786 5–1 387 270 W7
Boston Patriots 9 4 1 .692 4–1–1 346 295 L1
Buffalo Bills 7 6 1 .538 1–4–1 309 272 W2
New York Titans 5 9 0 .357 1–5 278 423 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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