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New York Jets

1966 New York Jets Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 6-6-2
Finished 3rd in the AFL's East Division

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (6-6-2)

1966 New York Jets Roster
1966 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results

The New York Jets of the American Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses and 2 tie, finishing third in the AFL's East Division. Weeb Ewbank coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Joe Namath47123249.333797.2194.0275.777 62.6
Mike Taliaferro411946.31774.324.924.921 54.6
Matt Snell100.000.000.000.039.6
Jim Hudson100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals51425148.835566.9214.1295.677 00
Opponents46721245.427545.9194.1214.5

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Matt Snell1786443.625 4
Emerson Boozer974554.754 5
Bill Mathis722082.923 2
Mark Smolinski21693.321 2
Joe Namath6427.039 2
Curley Johnson22412.020 0
Totals37614423.854 15
Opponents38815243.914

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
George Sauer63107917.177 5
Don Maynard4884017.555 5
Matt Snell483467.225 4
Pete Lammons4156513.860 4
Bill Mathis2237917.270 1
Mark Smolinski11746.724 1
Emerson Boozer813316.626 0
Bake Turner711516.442 0
Curley Johnson11818.018 1
Sammy Weir144.00
Bill Rademacher133.00
Totals251355614.277 21
Opponents21227545.919

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Jim Turner353497.1351851.488
Totals353497.1351851.488
Opponents363494.4281864.388

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Curley Johnson62263342.563
Totals62263342.563
Opponents81327240.4

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bake Turner10606.016 0
Sammy Weir8486.024 0
Sherman Lewis77610.940 0
Bill Baird5357.018 0
Earl Christy5234.615 0
Jim Hudson11818.018 0
Totals362607.240 0
Opponents240.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Emerson Boozer2665925.396 1
Earl Christy1020320.330 0
Sammy Weir612120.225 0
Mark Smolinski6599.815 0
Sherman Lewis512124.246 0
Jim Gray57715.422 0
Bake Turner25025.026 0
Bert Wilder166.00
Curley Johnson144.00
Totals62130021.096 1
Opponents57136824.0 1

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Johnny Sample6325.321 0
Bill Baird57615.239 1
Al Atkinson44812.026 0
Jim Hudson33913.018 0
Ray Abruzzese294.50
Larry Grantham11414.014 0
Totals2121810.439 1
Opponents290.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Earl Christy10000
Paul Crane10000
Larry Grantham010000
Curley Johnson2000
Pete Lammons2000
Sherman Lewis20000
Bill Mathis2000
Joe Namath1000
George Sauer1000
Matt Snell3000
Bake Turner20000
Sammy Weir20000
Totals00000002000000
Opponents158

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Verlon Biggs012
Mark Smolinski210018
George Sauer50132
Matt Snell44048
Mike Taliaferro012
Jim Turner0183488
Joe Namath2012
Don Maynard5030
Emerson Boozer501036
Curley Johnson01006
Pete Lammons4024
Bill Mathis21018
Bill Baird0106
Totals152101100183421322
Opponents1419011834312