The New York Jets finished the regular season with a 6-3 record. They went 3-1 at home and 3-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Jets went 8-4. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Miami Dolphins.
The 1982 New York Jets played in the East Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1982 New York Jets went 2-2 against their AFC East opponents.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|New England Patriots||1-0||100%||+24|
The 1982 New York Jets had their best month in November, when they went 2-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was January, when they went 0-1 and lost all their games.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
Yes, the New York Jets made the Playoffs in 1982. They won their first game against the Los Angeles Raiders in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Miami Dolphins in the Conference Championship.
The New York Jets finished the regular season with a point differential of +79. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Jets could have been expected to have about 6.4 wins, or a 6-3 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1982 New York Jets went 1-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Jets went 1-1.
The 1982 New York Jets did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 New York Jets was a 5 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the New York Jets had during the 1982 regular season was 1 game, which occured 3 separate times.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1982||vs Miami Dolphins||Loss 28 - 45|
|2||Sun, Sep 19, 1982||@ New England Patriots||Win 31 - 7|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1982||vs Baltimore Colts||Win 37 - 0|
|12||Sun, Nov 28, 1982||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 15 - 13|
|13||Mon, Dec 6, 1982||@ Detroit Lions||Win 28 - 13|
|14||Sun, Dec 12, 1982||vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Win 32 - 17|
|15||Sat, Dec 18, 1982||@ Miami Dolphins||Loss 19 - 20|
|16||Sun, Dec 26, 1982||@ Minnesota Vikings||Win 42 - 14|
|17||Sun, Jan 2, 1983||@ Kansas City Chiefs||Loss 13 - 37|
|WC Wild Card Round||Sun, Jan 9, 1983||@ Cincinnati Bengals||Win 44 - 17|
|Div Divisional Round||Sat, Jan 15, 1983||@ Los Angeles Raiders||Win 17 - 14|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 23, 1983||@ Miami Dolphins||Loss 0 - 14|