Historic Football Records of the

New York Jets at Shea Stadium
(1964-1983)

The The New York Jets left the Polo Grounds for the new Shea Stadium for the 1964 season.

New York Jets Shea Stadium Years
 1964  A.F.L.  (5-8-1 3rd Eastern Division) Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 24  L   7-21   Boston Patriots Rookies, at Manning Bowl, Lynn, Mass.  10,000 (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 1 Intrasquad scrimmage: Green (#1 defense & #2 offense) 28-7 White (#1 off. & #2 def.), at Hofstra Stadium, Hempstead, N.Y. [benefit]  6,000
Aug. 8  L  13-26   Buffalo Bills, at Phillips Field, Tampa, Fla.   (night)  5,827 (preseason game)
Aug. 18  W 23-7   Boston Patriots, at Lowell Municipal Stadium, Lowell, Mass.  (night)  6,390 (preseason game)
Aug. 22  W 21-20   Boston Patriots, at Rutgers Stadium, New Brunswick, N.J. 11,500 (preseason game)
Aug. 29  W 34-6   San Diego Chargers, at Cheney Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia (night)  8,200 (preseason game)
Sep. 5  W 19-17   Buffalo Bills, at Kingston Stadium, Kingston, Pa.  (night)  5,982 (preseason game)
Sep. 12  W 30-6 Home   Denver Broncos Shea   (night) 52,663 (44,967)
Sep. 27  L  10-26 Away   Boston Patriots, Alumni Stadium, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.  22,716
Oct. 3  T  17-17 Home   San Diego Chargers Shea  (night) 46,828
Oct. 10  W 35-13 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  (night) 32,376
Oct. 17  W 24-21 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  (night) 32,840
Oct. 24  L  24-34 Away   Buffalo Bills, at War Memorial Stadium  (night) 39,621
Oct. 31  W 35-14 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  (night) 45,033
Nov. 8  L   7-20 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  61,929
Nov. 15  L  16-20 Away   Denver Broncos, at Bears Stadium  11,309
Nov. 22  L  26-35 Away   Oakland Raiders, at Frank Youell Field  15,589
Nov. 29  W 27-14 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  46,597
Dec. 6  L   3-38 Away   San Diego Chargers, at Balboa Stadium  25,753
Dec. 13  L  17-33 Away   Houston Oilers, at Jeppesen Stadium  16,225
Dec. 20  L   7-24 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, at Municipal Stadium  14,216
Ticket stub for New York Jets vs Houston Oilers football gameat George Washington H.S. Stadium, Sat,. August 7, 1965-8:00 P.M./Kena Temple Annual Football Game for Special Activities & Charity Fund/Total Price $6.00.
 1965  A.F.L.  (5-8-1 2nd Eastern Division) Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 28  W 23-6   Boston Patriots Rookies, at Lowell Stadium, Lowell, Mass.  (night) 13,500 (preseason game)
Jets
Jul. 31 Intrasquad scrimmage: Green (#1 off. & #2 def.) 28-14 White (#2 off. & #1 def.), at Baker Field, Columbia Univ., N.Y.  15,000
Aug. 7  L  16-21   Houston Oilers, at George Washington H.S. Stadium, Alexandria, Va.  (night) 10,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 13  W 26-16   Boston Patriots, at Allentown School District Stadium, Pa.  (night) 18,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 21  L  14-30   Buffalo Bills, at Rutgers Stadium, New Brunswick, N.J.  16,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 28  W 17-0   Boston Patriots, at Foreman Field, Norfolk, Va.  (night) 9,217 (preseason game)
Sep. 2  L  10-31 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  (night) 10,488 (preseason game)
Sep. 12  L  21-27 Away   Houston Oilers, Rice Stadium  52,680
Sep. 18  L  10-14 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  (night) 53,658
Sep. 26  L  21-33  
Oct. 3  L  13-16 Away   Denver Broncos, Bears Stadium  34,988
Oct. 16  T  24-24 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  (night) 53,122
Oct. 23  L   9-34 Home   San Diego Chargers Shea  (night) 59,001
Oct. 31  W 45-10 Home   Denver Broncos Shea  53,717
Nov. 7  W 13-10 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Municipal Stadium  25,523
Nov. 14  W 30-20 Away   Boston Patriots, Fenway Park  18,569
Nov. 21  W 41-14 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  52,888
Nov. 28  L  23-27 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  56,511
Dec. 4  L   7-38 Away   San Diego Chargers, Balboa Stadium  32,169
Dec. 12  L  14-24 Away   Oakland Raiders, Frank Youell Field  19,013
Dec. 19  W 14-12 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  55,427
 1966  A.F.L.  (6-6-2 3rd Eastern Division) Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 27  W 14-13   Boston Patriot Rookies, at Cawley Memorial Stadium, Lowell, Mass.  (night) 8,109 (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 6 Intrasquad scrimmage: Green (#1 off. & #2 def.) 23-22 White (#2 off. & #1 def.), at Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, N.J.  (night) 14,000
Aug. 13  W 16-10   Houston Oilers, at Legion Stadium, Birmingham, Ala.  (night) 57,205 (preseason game)
Aug. 21  W 31-14   Miami Dolphins, at the Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla.  (night) 11,500 (preseason game)
Aug. 27  W 34-17   Buffalo Bills, at the Cement Bowl, Allentown, Pa. (night) 13,000 (preseason game)
Sep. 1  W 41-3   Boston Patriots, at Ladd Memorial Stadium  (night) 22,270 (preseason game)
Sep. 9  W 18-14 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  (night) 35,422
Sep. 18  W 52-13 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  54,681
Sep. 25  W 16-7 Away   Denver Broncos, Bears Stadium  29,878
Oct. 2  T  24-24 Away   Boston Patriots, Fenway Park  27,265
Oct. 8  W 17-16 Home   San Diego Chargers Shea  (night) 63,497
Oct. 16  L   0-24 Away   Houston Oilers, Rice Stadium  30,823
Oct. 23  L  21-24 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  58,135
Oct. 30  L  23-33 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  61,552
Nov. 13  L   3-14 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  45,738
Nov. 20  W 30-13 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  58,664
Nov. 27  L  24-32 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  60,318
Dec. 3  T  28-28 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland Coliseum  31,144
Dec. 11  L  27-42 Away   San Diego Chargers, Balboa Stadium  25,712
Dec. 17  W 38-28 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  58,921
 1967  A.F.L.  (8-5-1 2nd Eastern Division) Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Aug. 4  W 55-12   Boston Patriots, at Kennedy Stadium, Bridgeport, Conn.  (night) 16,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 12  L  17-30   Kansas City Chiefs, at Legion Stadium, Birmingham, Ala.  (night) 53,108 (preseason game)
Aug. 19  L  19-34   Philadelphia Eagles (N.F.L.), at Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati  (night) 22,000 (interleague preseason game)
Aug. 26  W 13-7   Houston Oilers, at Memorial Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.  (night) 15,000 (preseason game)
Sep. 1  L  23-31   Buffalo Bills, at Ladd Stadium, Mobile, Ala.  (night) 19,274 (preseason game)
Sep. 10  L  17-20 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  45,748
Sep. 24  W 38-24 Away   Denver Broncos, Bears Stadium  35,565
Oct. 1  W 29-7 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  61,240
Oct. 7  W 27-14 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  (night) 53,106
Oct. 15  T  28-28 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  62,729
Oct. 22  W 33-14 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  30,049
Oct. 29  W 30-23 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  62,784
Nov. 5  L  18-42 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Municipal Stadium  46,642
Nov. 12  W 20-10 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  62,671
Nov. 19  W 29-24 Away   Boston Patriots, Fenway Park  26,790
Dec. 3  L  24-33 Home   Denver Broncos Shea  32,903 (61,615 paid)
Dec. 10  L 7-21 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  62,891
Dec. 17  L  29-38 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland Coliseum  53,011
Dec.24  W 42-31 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  34,580
 1968  A.F.L.  (11-3-0 1st Eastern Division) (12-3-0 AFL Champion Super Bowl Champion
Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 24  W 28-0   Bridgeport Jets (A.C.F.L.), at East Meadow H.S. Field, L.I., N.Y.  3,000 (preseason game)
Jul. 30  L  14-27 Away   Baltimore Colts, at Memorial Stadium  (night) 26,488 (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 12  L  14-28 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  (night) 40,354 (preseason game)
Aug. 17  W 25-6   Boston Patriots, at City Stadium, Richmond, Va.  (night) 14,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 23  W 27-12   Atlanta Falcons, at Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.  (night) 27,406 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  L    9-13   Cincinnati Bengals, at the Liberty Bowl, Memphis, Tenn.  (night) 24,358 (preseason game)
Sep. 7  W   9-6   Detroit Lions, at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Oh.  (night-doubleheader) 84,918 (preseason game)
Sep. 15  W 20-19 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Municipal Stadium  48,871
Sep. 22  W 47-31   Boston Patriots, at Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.  29,192
Sep. 29  L  35-37 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  38,044
10/5  W 23-20 Home   San Diego Chargers Shea  (night) 63,786
10/13  L  13-21 Home   Denver Broncos Shea  62,052
10/20  W 20-14 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  51,710
10/27  W 48-14 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  62,351
11/3  W 25-21 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  61,452
11/10  W 26-7 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  36,501 (60,242 paid)
11/17  L  32-43 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland Coliseum  53,318
11/24  W 37-15 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  51,175
12/1  W 35-17 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  61,776
12/8  W 27-14 Home   Cincinnati Bengals Shea  61,111
12/15  W 31-7 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  32,843
A.F.L. Championship
12/29  W 27-23 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  62,627  A.F.L. Champions!
 1969     
Super Bowl III
1/12  W 16-7   Baltimore Colts (N.F.L.), at the Orange Bowl  75,389  Super Bowl Champions!
 1969  A.F.L.  (10-4-0 1st Eastern Division) Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Aug. 2  W 26-24   College All-Stars, at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill.  (night) 74,208 (preseason game)
Aug. 9  L    6-13 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium  (night) 50,372 (preseason game)
Aug. 17  W 37-14   New York Giants (N.F.L.), the Yale Bowl 70,874 (interleague preseason game)
Aug. 25  L   6-24 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland Coliseum  (night) 52,927 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  W 24-21 ;   Minnesota Vikings, at Groves Stadium, Winston-Salem, N.C.  (night) 31,500 (preseason game)
Sep. 6  L   9-25 Away   Dallas Cowboys, the Cotton Bowl  (night) 74,771 (preseason game)
Sep. 14  W 33-19 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  46,165
Sep. 21  L  19-21 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Stadium  50,583
Sep. 28  L  27-34   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  54,042
Oct. 5  W 23-14 Away   Boston Patriots, Alumni Stadium, Boston College  25,584
Oct. 12  W 21-7 Away   Cincinnati Bengals, Nippert Stadium  27,927
Oct. 20  W 26-17 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  (night) 63,841
Oct. 26  W 23-17 Home   Boston Patriots Shea  62,928
Nov. 2  W 34-31 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  61,761
Nov. 9  W 16-6 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  62,680
Nov. 16  L  16-34 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  63,849
Nov. 23  W 40-7 Home   Cincinnati Bengals Shea  62,128
Nov. 30  L  14-27 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  63,865
Dec. 6  W 34-26 Away   Houston Oilers the Astrodome  51,923
Dec. 14  W 27-9 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  48,108
A.F.L. Semifinal Playoff
Dec. 20  L   6-13 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  62,977
 1970  N.F.L.  (4-10-0 3rd Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Peekskill, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Aug .1 canceled Away   Long Island Bulls (A.C.F.L.), Hofstra Stadium  (night) [strike] (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 8  W 33-10   Buffalo Bills, at Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.  (night) 48,012 (preseason game)
Aug. 15  L   7-33   Atlanta Falcons, at Groves Stadium, Winston-Salem, N.C.  (night) 19,700 (preseason game)
Aug. 23  L  24-28   New York Giants, at the Yale Bowl  70,854 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  L  21-52 Away   Minnesota Vikings, Metropolitan Stadium  (night) 47,900 (preseason game)
Sep. 5  W 27-14 Away   New Orleans Saints, Tulane Stadium  (night) 78,581 (preseason game)
Sep. 13  W 29-21 Away   Dallas Cowboys, the Cotton Bowl  (night) 55,297 (preseason game)
Sep. 21 L  21-31  Away   Cleveland Browns, Municipal Stadium  (night) 85,703
Sep. 27 W 31-21  Away   Boston Patriots, Harvard Stadium, Cambridge  36,040
Oct. 4 L  31-34  Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  46,206
Oct. 10 L   6-20  Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  (night) 62,712
Oct. 18 L  22-29  Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  63,301
Oct. 25 L   6-10  Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  62,712
Nov. 1 L  10-22  Home   New York Giants Shea  63,903
Nov. 8 L  17-21  Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three Rivers Stadium  50,028
Nov. 15 W 31-20  Away   Los Angeles Rams, Memorial Coliseum  76,378
Nov. 22 W 17-3  Home   Boston Patriots Shea  61,822
Nov. 29 W 20-10  Home   Minnesota Vikings Shea  62,333
Dec. 6 L  13-14  Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  62,905
Dec. 13 L  10-16  Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  75,099
Dec. 19 L  20-35  Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  60,240
 1971  N.F.L.  (6-8-0 3rd Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 31  W 27-7 Away   Bridgeport Jets (A.C.F.L.), at Kennedy Stadium, B'port, Conn.  (night) 9,000 (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 7  L  24-28   Detroit Lions, at Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Fla.  (night) 51,214 (preseason game)
Aug. 14  L  20-41 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum  (night) 53,693 (preseason game)
Aug. 22  W 27-14   New York Giants, at the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  70,874 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  L  16-21 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Municipal Stadium  (night) 37,650 (preseason game)
Sep. 4  L  21-35   Pittsburgh Steelers, at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Oh. (night-doubleheader) 82,710 (preseason game)
Sep. 10  W 38-9   New England Patriots, at Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn.  (night) 28,082 (preseason game)
Sep. 19  L   0-22 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  56,458
Sep. 27  L  10-17 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Memorial Stadium  (night) 50,358
Oct. 3  W 14-10 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  70,670
Oct. 10  L   0-20 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium  61,357
Oct. 17  W 28-17 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  61,948
Oct. 24  L  14-30 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  52,812 (62,130 paid)
Oct. 31  L  21-49 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  44,786
Nov. 8  W 13-10 Home   Kansas City Chiefs Shea  62,812
Nov. 15  L  13-14 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  63,947
Nov. 21  W 20-7 Away   Buffalo Bills War Memorial Stadium  41,577
Nov. 28  L  21-24 Home   San Francisco 49ers Shea  63,936
Dec. 4  L  10-52 Away   Dallas Cowboys, Texas Stadium, Irving  66,689
Dec. 12  W 13-6 Home   New England Patriots Shea  63,175
Dec. 19  W 35-21 Home   Cincinnati Bengals Shea  63,151
 1972  N.F.L.  (7-7-0 2nd Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
Jets Rookies
Jul. 30  W 29-3 Away   Long Island Chiefs (S.F.L.), at Hofstra Stadium, Hempstead, N.Y.  3,500 (preseason game)
Jets
Aug. 5  W 17-10   San Francisco 49ers, at the Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla.  (night) 41,920 (preseason game)
Aug. 12  L    3-22   Pittsburgh Steelers, at Husky (U. of Wash.) Stadium  44,038 (preseason game)
Aug. 20  T  31-31   New York Giants, at the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  67,945 (preseason game)
Aug. 26  L  27-34 Away   Dallas Cowboys, Texas Stadium, Irving  (night) 65,386 (preseason game)
Sep. 2  W   9-3 Away   Atlanta Falcons, Grant Field  37,806 (preseason game)
Sep. 9  T  20-20 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  (night) 46,702 (preseason game)
Sep. 17  W 41-24 Away   Buffalo Bills, War Memorial Stadium  46,206
Sep. 24  W 44-34 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  56,620
Oct. 1  L  20-26 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  51,423
Oct. 8  L  17-27 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  63,841
Oct. 15  W 41-13 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium  60,999
Oct. 22  W 24-20 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  62,948
Oct. 29  W 34-10 Home   New England Patriots Shea  62,867
Nov. 5  L  17-35 Home   Washington Redskins Shea  63,962
Nov. 12  W 41-3 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  62,853
Nov. 19  L  24-28 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  80,010
Nov. 23  L  20-37 Away   Detroit Lions, Tiger Stadium  54,418
Dec. 3  W 18-17 Home   New Orleans Saints Shea  62,496
Dec. 11  L  16-24 Away   Oakland Raiders, Oakland Stadium  (night) 54,843
Dec. 17  L  10-26 Home   Cleveland Browns Shea  45,084 (62,614 paid)
 1973  N.F.L.  (4-10-0 5th, last, Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Weeb Ewbank Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
Aug. 3  W 16-13 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  (night) 45,775 (preseason game)
Aug. 11  W 34-14   San Francisco 49ers, at Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Fla.  (night) 46,477 (preseason game)
Aug. 19  L  30-45   New York Giants, at the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  70,874 (preseason game)
Aug. 25  L  10-13 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium  (night) 41,040 (preseason game)
Sep. 1  W 28-17 Away   New Orleans Saints, Tulane Stadium  (night) 67,434 (preseason game)
Sep. 8  W 16-13   Philadelphia Eagles, at Tampa Stadium, TAmpa, Fla.  (night) 44,218 (preseason game)
Sep. 17  L   7-23   Green Bay Packers, County Stadium, Milwaukee  (night) 50,310
Sep. 23  W 34-10 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  55,942
Sep. 30  L    7-9 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  77,425
Oct. 7  L    3-31 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  63,850 (80,047 sold)
Oct. 14  W   9-7 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough  58,659
Oct. 21  L  14-26 Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three Rivers Stadium  48,082
Oct. 28  L  28-40 Home   Denver Broncos Shea  55,108
Nov. 4  L  14-24 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  57,591
Nov. 11  W 33-13 Home   New England Patriots Shea  51,034 (61,000+ sold)
Nov. 18  L  14-20 Away   Cincinnati Bengals, Riverfront Stadium  55,745
Nov. 25  L  20-28 Home   Atlanta Falcons Shea  33,283 (47,283 sold)
Dec. 2  W 20-17 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  51,167 (61,009 sold)
Dec. 9  L  23-24 Away   Philadelphia Eagles, Veterans Stadium  36,421 (67,754 sold)
Dec. 16  L  13-34 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  47,740
 1974  N.F.L.  (7-7-0 3rd Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Charlie Winner Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
Aug. 3  W 41-19 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Stadium  (night) 27,559 (preseason game)
Aug. 10  L  14-20O.T. Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  (night) 19,036 (preseason game)
Aug. 17  L  13-21 Away   New York Giants, the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  35,431 (preseason game)
Aug. 23  W 20-7 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium  (night) 43,485 (preseason game)
Aug. 31  L   7-24 Away   New Orleans Saints, the Sugar Bowl (Tulane Stadium)  (night) 59,829 (preseason game)
Sep. 7  L   6-31   Oakland Raiders, at Memorial Stadium, U. of California, Berkeley   (preseason game)
Sep. 15  L  16-24 Away   Kansas Coty Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium  74,854
Sep. 22  W 23-21 Away   Chicago Bears, Soldier Field  50,213
Sep. 29  L  12-16 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  80,020
Oct. 7  L  17-21 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  (night) 69,727 (80,727 paid)
Oct. 13  L    0-24 Home   New England Patriots Shea  57,825
Oct. 20  L  20-35 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  51,745
Oct. 27  L  13-20 Home   Los Angeles Rams Shea  56,110
Nov. 3  L  22-27 Home   Houston Oilers Shea 47,218
Nov. 10  W 26-20O.T. Away   New York Giants, the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  67,740
Nov. 17  W 21-16 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxboro  57,165
Nov. 24  W 17-14 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  57,162
Dec. 1  W 27-14 Home   San Diego Chargers Shea  44,888
Dec. 8  W 20-10 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  32,805 (61,091 paid)
Dec. 15  W 45-38 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  31,651
 1975  N.F.L.  (3-11-0 4th-tie, last, Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Charley Winner, Ken Shipp (from 11/23) Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.
Aug. 9  W 20-15   Minnesota Vikings, at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Ariz.  (night) 51,323 (preseason game)
Aug. 16  W 14-13 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium  (night) 41,265 (preseason game)
Aug. 24  L  20-21   New York Giants, at the Yale Bowl, New Haven, Conn.  33,779 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  W 16-13 Away   Atlanta Falcons, Fulton County Stadium  (night) 38,355 (preseason game)
Sep. 7  W 35-31 Away   Washington Redskins, RFK Stadium  (night) 37,015 (preseason game)
Sep. 14  canceled   New England Patriots, at the Yale Bowl  [strike] (preseason game)
Sep. 21  L  14-42 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium  77,837
Sep. 28  W 30-24 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium  73,939
Oct. 5  W 36-7 Home   New England Patriots Shea  57,365
Oct. 12  L  21-29 Away   Minnesota Vikings, Netropolitan Stadium, Bloomington  47,739
Oct. 19  L    0-43 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  47,512 (61,596 paid)
Oct. 26  L  28-45 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  55,137
Nov. 2  L  23-24 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  58,343
Nov. 9  L    7-27 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  72,896
Nov. 16  L  19-52 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  52,097
Nov. 23  L    6-36 Home   St. Louis Cardinals Shea  53,169
Nov. 30  L    7-20 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Shea  52,618
Dec. 7  W 30-28 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxboro  53,989
Dec. 15  L  16-24 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  (night) 62,446
Dec. 21  L  21-31 Home   Dallas Cowboys Shea  37,279 (60,640 paid)
 1976  N.F.L.  (3-11-0 4th Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Lou Holtz, Mike Holovak (from 12/12) Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. (Home games at Yankee Stadium in preseason)
Jul. 31  L  12-13 Away   St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium  (night) 16,168 (preseason game)
Aug. 11  L  14-16 Home   New York Giants Yankee Stadium  (night) 35,000 (preseason game)
Aug. 13  L  17-41 Home   Oakland Raiders Yankee Stadium  (night) 10,726 (preseason game)
Aug. 21  W 27-24 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  (night) 41,929 (preseason game)
Aug. 28  L    7-38 Home   Washington Redskins Yankee Stadium  (night) 13,132 (preseason game)
Sep. 4  L    6-41 Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three Rivers Stadium  (night) 50,246 (preseason game)
Sep. 12  L  17-38 Away   Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Municipal Stadium  67,496
Sep. 19  L    3-46 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Stadium  62,659
Sep. 26  L    0-16 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  53,774
Oct. 3  L    6-17 Away   San Francisco 49ers, Candlestick Park  42,961
Oct. 10  W 17-14 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  52,416
Oct. 18  L    7-41 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium  (night) 50,883
Oct. 24  L   0-20 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  49,798
Oct. 31  W 19-14 Away   Buffalo Bills Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  41,285
Nov. 7  L    7-27 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  53,344
Nov. 14  W 34-0 Home   Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shea  46,427 (56,427 paid)
Nov. 21  L  24-38 Home   New England Patriots Shea  49,983
Nov. 28  L  16-33 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  43,823
Dec. 5  L  16-37 Home   Washington Redskins Shea  46,638
Dec. 12  L   3-42 Home   Cincinnati Bengals Shea  31.067 (54,620 paid)
 1977  N.F.L.  ()
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. Two preseason & 9/25 home games played at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Jul. 30  L    6-20   Chicago Bears, at Fawcett Stadium, Canton, Oh. 19,057 Hall of Fame Game (preseason game)
Aug. 5  L    3-21 Home   Philadelphia Eagles Giants Stadium  (night) 20,516 (preseason game)
Aug. 13  W 17-2 Away   Atlanta Falcons, Fulton County Stadium  (night) 28,954 (preseason game)
Aug. 20  L  13-26 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Giants Stadium  (night) 33,408 (preseason game)
Aug. 27  W 20-14 Away   New Orleans Saints, the Superdome  (night) 49,455 (preseason game)
Sep. 4  W 10-0 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  50,482 (preseason game)
Sep. 9  L   7-14 Away   Washington Redskins, RFK Stadium  (night) 33,529 (preseason game)
Sep. 18  L    0-20 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  39,488
Sep. 25  L  12-20 Home   Baltimore Colts Giants Stadium  43,419 (54,871 paid)
Oct. 2  W 30-27 Home   New England Patriots Shea  38,277
Oct. 9  W 24-19 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  32,016
Oct. 16  L  17-21 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  43,466
Oct. 23  L  27-28 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  56,734
Oct. 30  L  13-24 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium  61,042
Nov. 6  L  10-14 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  51,582
Nov. 13  L    0-17 Home   Seattle Seahawks Shea  43,973
Nov. 20  L  12-33 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  50,957
Nov. 27  L  20-23 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Shea  47,385
Dec. 4  W 16-13 Away   New Orleans Saints, the Superdome  40,464
Dec. 11  L  10-14 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  31,929
Dec. 18  L    0-27 Away   Philadelphia Eagles, Veterans Stadium  19,241 (62,254 paid)
 1978  N.F.L.  (8-8-0 3rd Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game played at Giants Stadium
Aug. 7  L  17-20 Home   Arlanta Falcons Giants Stadium  (night) 31,480 (preseason game)
Aug. 12  W 27-23 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 43,899 (preseason game)
Aug. 19  W 23-10 Away   San Diego Chargers, San Diego Stadium  (night) 42,100 (preseason game)
Aug. 25  L    0-14 Away   Philadelphia Eagles, Veterans Stadium  (night) 33,111 (preseason game)
Sep. 3  W 33-20 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  49,598
Sep. 10  W 21-20 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  40,985
Sep. 17  L  17-24 Home   Seattle Seahawks Shea  46,911
Sep. 24  L    3-23 Away   Washington Redskins, RFK Stadium  54,729
Oct. 1  L  17-28 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Shea  52,058
Oct. 8  W 45-14 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  44,545
Oct. 15  W 33-10 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  45,563
Oct. 22  W 23-10 Home   St. Louis Cardinals Shea  49,244
Oct. 29  L  21-55 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough  60,585
Nov. 5  W 31-28 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Stadium  74,983
Nov. 12  L   9-17 Away   Philadelphia Eagles, Veterans Stadium  65,950
Nov. 19  L  17-19 Home   New England Patriots Shea  55,568
Nov. 26  W 24-13 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  49,255
Dec. 3  W 24-16 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  50,248
Dec. 10  L  34-37O.T. Away   Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Municipal Stadium  36,881
Dec. 17  L    7-30 Home   Dallas Cowboys Shea  52,532 (60,372 paid)
 1979  N.F.L.  ()
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 4  L  14-27 Away   Chicago Bears, Soldier Field  (night) 51,716 (preseason game)
Aug. 12  W 26-14 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  43,350 (preseason game)
Aug. 17  L  14-27 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Giants Stadium  (night) 46,159 (preseason game)
Aug. 25  W 14-6 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 70,243 (preseason game)
Sep. 2  L  22-25O.T. Home   Cleveland Browns Shea  48,472
Sep. 9  L    3-56 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxboro  53,113
Sep. 16  W 31-10 Home   Detroit Lions Shea  49,512
Sep. 23  L  31-46 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  68,073
Sep. 30  W 33-27 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  51,496
Oct. 7  L    8-10 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  32,142
Oct. 16  W 14-7 Home   Minnesota Vikings Shea  (night) 54,479
Oct. 21  W 28-19 Home   Oakland Raiders Shea  55,802
Oct. 28  L  24-27O.T. Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  45,825
Nov. 4  W 27-22 Away   Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field  54,201
Nov. 11  L  12-14 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  50,647
Nov. 18  L  13-23 Away   Chicago Bears, Soldier Field  52,635
Nov. 26  L    7-30 Away   Seattle Seahawks, the Kingdome  (night) 59,977
Dec. 2  W 30-17 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  47,764 (59,764+ paid)
Dec. 9  W 27-26 Home   New England Patriots Shea  45,131
Dec. 15  W 27-24 Way   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  49,915
 1980  N.F.L.  (4-12-0 5th, last, Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 10  L    9-21 Home   Chicago Bears Giants Stadium  (night) 27,074 (preseason game)
Aug. 15  L  13-28 Away   Ohiladelphia Eagles, Veterans Stadium  (night) 50,421 (preseason game)
Aug. 23  W 20-13 Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three rivers Stadium  (night) 51,341 (preseason game)
Aug. 30  W 32-7 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 74,391 (preseason game)
Sep. 7  L  14-17 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  50,777
Sep. 14  L  10-20 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  65,315
Sep. 21  L  27-37 Home   San Francisco 49ers Shea  50,608
Sep. 28  L  21-35 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  33,373
Oct. 5  L  11-21 Home   New England Patriots Shea  53,603
Oct. 12  W 14-7 Away   Atlanta Falcons, Fulton County Stadium  57,458
Oct. 19  L  17-27 Home   Seattle Seahawks Shea  52,496
Oct. 27  W 17-14 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  (night) 53,046
Nov. 2  L  21-34 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough  61,297
Nov. 9  L  24-31 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  45,677
Nov. 16  L  24-31 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Sradium  72,114
Nov. 23  W 31-28O.T. Home   Houston Oilers Shea  52,358
Nov. 30  L  13-38 Away   Los Angeles Rams, Anaheim Stadium  59,743 (10,000+ no-shows)
Dec. 7  L  14-17 Away   Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Stadium  78,454
Dec. 14  L  20-21 Home   New Orleans Saints Shea  38,077
Dec. 20  W 24-17 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  41,854
 1981  N.F.L.  (10-5-1 2nd Eastern Division, American Conference. Wild Card)
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 7  W 33-7 Away   Denver Broncos, Mile High Stadium  (night) 63,644 (preseason game)
Aug. 15  L  20-21 Away   Atlanta Falcons, Fulton County Stadium  (night) 51,163 (preseason game)
Aug. 22  W 37-24 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 74,692 (preseason game)
Aug. 29  W 14-3 Home   Philadelphia Eagles Ginats Stadium  (night) 49,155 (preseason game)
Sep. 6  L    0-31 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  79,754
Sep. 13  L  30-31 Home   Cincinnati Bengals Shea  49,454
Sep. 20  L  10-38 Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three Rivers Stadium  52,973
Sep. 27  W 33-17 Home   Houston Oilers Shea  50,309
Oct. 4  T  28-28 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  68,723
Oct. 11  W 28-24 Home   New England Patriots Shea  55,093
Oct. 18  W 33-14 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  54,607
Oct. 25  L    3-19 Home   Seattle Seahawks Shea  49,678 (56,678 paid)
Nov. 1  W 26-7 Away   New York Giants, Ginats Stadium  74,740 (76,717 paid)
Nov. 8  W 41-14 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  31,521
Nov. 15  W 17-6 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxboro  45,342
Nov. 22  W 16-15 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  59,962
Nov. 29  W 25-0 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  53,593
Dec. 6  L  23-27 Away   Seattle Seahawks, the Kingdome  53,105
Dec. 12  W 14-13 Away   Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Stadium  56,866
Dec. 20  W 28-3 Home   Green Bay Packers Shea  56,340
A.F.C. Wild-Card Playoff
Dec. 27  L  27-31 Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  57,050
 1982  N.F.L.  (6-3-0 4th, tie [6th] American Conference)
Coach: Walt Michaels Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 14  L  19-21 Away   Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field  (night) 53,531 (preseason game)
Aug. 22  W 33-16 Away   Houston Oilers, the Astrodome  40,497 (preseason game)
Aug. 28  L  10-22 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 74,564 (preseason game)
Sep. 4  L  13-20 Home   Denver Broncos Giants Stadium  (night) 43,820 (preseason game)
Sep. 12  L  28-45 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  53,360
Sep. 19  W 31-7 Away   New England Patriots, Schaefer Stadium, Foxborough  53,515
Sep. 26 canceled Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  [players strike]
Oct. 3 canceled Home   Houston Oilers Shea  [strike]
Oct. 10 canceled Home   Denver Broncos Shea  [strike]
Oct. 18 canceled Home   Buffalo Bills Shea  (night)  [strike]
Oct. 24 postponed Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium  [strike]
Oct. 31 canceled Home   New England Patriots Shea  [strike]
Nov. 7 canceled Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium  [strike]
Nov. 14 canceled Away   Pittsburgh Steelers, Three Rivers Stadium  [strike]
Nov. 21  W 37-0 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  46,970 (60,372 paid)
Nov. 28  W 15-13 Home   Green Bay Packers Shea  53,872
Dec. 6  W 28-13 Away   Detroit Lions, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Mich.  (night) 79,361
Dec. 12  W 32-17 Home   Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shea  28,147 (60,370 paid) [snow]
Dec. 18  L  19-20 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowk  67,702
Dec. 26  W 42-14 Away   Minnesota Vikings, the Metrodome, Minneapolis  58,672
 1983     
Jan. 2  L  13-37 Away   Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium  11,902 (21,426 paid)
Playoffs First Round (Super Bowl XVII Tournament)
Jan. 9  W 44-17 Away   Cincinnati Bengals, Riverfront Stadium  57,560
N.F.L. Playoffs Second Round
Jan. 15  W 17-14 Away   Los Angeles Raiders, Memorial Coliseum  90,037
A.F.C. Championship
Jan. 23  L    0-14 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  67,396
 1983  N.F.L.  (7-9-0 4th Eastern Division, American Conference)
Coach: Joe Walton Training camp: Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. One preseason home game at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 7  L  16-23 Away   New York Giants, Giants Stadium  (night) 60,232 (preseason game)
Aug. 13  W 20-17 Home   Los Angeles Raiders Giaants Stadium  (night) 51,454 (preseason game)
Aug. 18  W 20-17O.T. Away   Cincinnati Bengals, Riverfront Stadium  (night) 44,267 (preseason game)
Aug. 27  L  10-17 Away   New Orleans Saints, the Superdome  (night) 58,176 (preseason game)
Sep. 4  W 41-29 Away   San Diego Chargers, Jack Murphy Stadium  51,004
Sep. 11  L  10-17 Home   Seattle Seahawks Shea  57,972
Sep. 18  L  13-23 Away   New England Patriots, Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro  43,182
Sep. 25  W 27-24O.T. Home   Los Angeles Rams Shea  52,070
Oct. 3  W 34-10 Away   Buffalo Bills, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park  (night) 79,933
Oct. 9  L   7-10 Away   Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Stadium  78,235
Oct. 16  L  14-32 Home   Miami Dolphins Shea  58,615
Oct. 23  L  21-27 Home   Atlanta Falcons Shea  46,878
Oct. 30  W 27-13 Away   San Francisco 49ers, Candlestick Park  54,796
Nov. 6  L  14-17 Home   Baltimore Colts Shea  53,523
Nov. 13  L  17-24 Home   Buffalo Bills,  58,513 (11,000+ no-shows)
Nov. 21  W 31-28 Away   New Orleans Saints, the Superdome  (night) 68,606
Nov. 27  W 26-3 Home   New England Patriots Shea  48,620
Dec. 4  W 10-6 Away   Baltimore Colts, Memorial Stadium  29,431
Dec. 10  L   7-34 Home   Pittsburgh Steelers Shea  53,996
Dec. 16  L  14-34 Away   Miami Dolphins, the Orange Bowl  (night) 59,975

The The New York Jets left Shea Stadium for Giants Stadium in the Meadowlands (Rutherford), N.J. for the 1984 season.

 Notes:
  The training camp at Peekskill, N.Y., was at the Peeksill Military Academy (P.M.A.).
  The 12/10/1983 Jets-Steelers game was the last football game ever played at Shea Stadium.
  Shea Stadium closed in 2008.

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