New York Jets Records
Listed below are New York Jets Records, Firsts, Odds &
First Regular-Season Game: A 27-3 victory over
the Buffalo Bills, 9/11/60.
Team's Original Name: The New York Titans (1960-62).
First Player to Sign a Contract: Don Maynard
was the first to sign with the Titans, 1960.
First All-League Selection: Bob Mischak, 1960
First Winning Season: 1967 (8-5-1).
First Playoff Appearance: A 27-23 victory over
the Oakland Raiders in the AFL Championship game, 12/29/68.
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-7 victory
over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, 1/12/69.
First Jet Elected to the Hall of Fame: Coach
Weeb Ewbank, 1978.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: John Riggins, 1,005
First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Joe Namath,
415 yards vs the Miami Dolphins, 10/1/67.
Most Yards Rushing, Career: Curtis Martin,
9,567 yards (1998-2004).
Most Yards Passing, Career: Joe Namath, 27,057
Most Receptions, Career: Don Maynard, 627 receptions
All-Time Leading Scorer: Pat Leahy, 1,470 points
Most Lopsided Win: A 45-3 victory over the
Houston Oilers, 9/18/88.
Longest Punt: Steve O'Neal's 98-yard punt vs.
the Denver Broncos on 9/21/69, is an NFL record.