1974 New York Jets season

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1974 New York Jets season
Head coachCharley Winner
OwnerLeon Hess
Home fieldShea Stadium
Results
Record7–7
Division place3rd AFC East
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersTE Rich Caster

The 1974 New York Jets season was the fifteenth season for the team and the fifth in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 4–10 record from 1973 under new head coach Charley Winner. After beginning the season 1–7, the Jets won six straight and finished with a record of 7–7. During the streak were home upsets of playoff-bound Miami and Buffalo.

Offseason[edit]

Roster[edit]

1974 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
0 active, 0 inactive, 0 practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 September 15, 1974 at Kansas City Chiefs L 24–16 Arrowhead Stadium
74,854
2 September 22, 1974 at Chicago Bears W 23–21 Soldier Field
50,213
3 September 29, 1974 at Buffalo Bills L 16–12 Rich Stadium
76,978
4 October 7, 1974 at Miami Dolphins L 21–17 Miami Orange Bowl
60,727
5 October 13, 1974 New England Patriots L 24–0 Shea Stadium
57,825
6 October 20, 1974 Baltimore Colts L 35–20 Shea Stadium
51,745
7 October 27, 1974 Los Angeles Rams L 20–13 Shea Stadium
56,110
8 November 3, 1974 Houston Oilers L 27–22 Shea Stadium
47,218
9 November 10, 1974 at New York Giants W 26–20 (OT) Yale Bowl
64,327
10 November 17, 1974 at New England Patriots W 21–16 Schaefer Stadium
57,115
11 November 24, 1974 Miami Dolphins W 17–14 Shea Stadium
57,162
12 December 1, 1974 San Diego Chargers W 27–14 Shea Stadium
44,888
13 December 8, 1974 Buffalo Bills W 20–10 Shea Stadium
61,091
14 December 15, 1974 at Baltimore Colts W 45–38 Memorial Stadium
31,651

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Miami Dolphins 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–2 327 216 W3
Buffalo Bills 9 5 0 .643 5–3 7–4 264 244 L2
New England Patriots 7 7 0 .500 4–4 4–7 348 289 L3
New York Jets 7 7 0 .500 4–4 5–6 279 300 W6
Baltimore Colts 2 12 0 .143 1–7 1–10 190 329 L4

Season summary[edit]

Week 9 at Giants[edit]

Week Nine: New York Jets (1–7) at New York Giants (2–6)
1 2 34OTTotal
Jets 7 3 37626
Giants 3 10 70020

at Yale Bowl, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Date: November 10, 1974
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 50 °F (10 °C)
  • Game attendance: 64,327
  • Box Score

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]