The New York Jets finished the regular season with a 9-7 record. They went 5-3 at home and 4-4 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Jets went 10-8. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Oakland Raiders.
The 2002 New York Jets played in the East Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 2002 New York Jets went 4-2 against their AFC East opponents.
The Jets won the AFC East in the 2002 season with a 9-7 record. The Dolphins finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Patriots finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Bills finished 1 game back with a 8-8 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|New England Patriots||1-1||50%||-24|
Yes, the New York Jets made the Playoffs in 2002. They won their first game against the Indianapolis Colts in the Wild Card Round. They eventually lost against the Oakland Raiders in the Divisional Round.
The New York Jets finished the regular season with a point differential of +23. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Jets could have been expected to have about 8.6 wins, or a 9-7 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 2002 New York Jets went 3-4. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Jets went 2-1.
During the regular season, the 2002 New York Jets went 1-0 in overtime games.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 2002 New York Jets was a 4 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the New York Jets had during the 2002 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 8, 2002||@ Buffalo Bills||Win 37 - 31||OT|
|2||Sun, Sep 15, 2002||vs New England Patriots||Loss 7 - 44|
|3||Sun, Sep 22, 2002||@ Miami Dolphins||Loss 3 - 30|
|4||Sun, Sep 29, 2002||@ Jacksonville Jaguars||Loss 3 - 28|
|5||Sun, Oct 6, 2002||vs Kansas City Chiefs||Loss 25 - 29|
|7||Sun, Oct 20, 2002||vs Minnesota Vikings||Win 20 - 7|
|8||Sun, Oct 27, 2002||vs Cleveland Browns||Loss 21 - 24|
|9||Sun, Nov 3, 2002||@ San Diego Chargers||Win 44 - 13|
|10||Sun, Nov 10, 2002||vs Miami Dolphins||Win 13 - 10|
|11||Sun, Nov 17, 2002||@ Detroit Lions||Win 31 - 14|
|12||Sun, Nov 24, 2002||vs Buffalo Bills||Win 31 - 13|
|13||Mon, Dec 2, 2002||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 20 - 26|
|14||Sun, Dec 8, 2002||vs Denver Broncos||Win 19 - 13|
|15||Sun, Dec 15, 2002||@ Chicago Bears||Loss 13 - 20|
|16||Sun, Dec 22, 2002||@ New England Patriots||Win 30 - 17|
|17||Sun, Dec 29, 2002||vs Green Bay Packers||Win 42 - 17|
|WC Wild Card Round||Sat, Jan 4, 2003||vs Indianapolis Colts||Win 41 - 0|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Jan 12, 2003||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 10 - 30|