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1979 New York Jets

1979 New York Jets Players And Stats

The 1979 New York Jets finished with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 9th in the league in offensive yards gained and 26th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Walt Michaels. The top fantasy point players were Richard Todd, Kevin Long and Wesley Walker. View all of the 1979 Jets players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Richard Todd lead the New York Jets in 1979 with 220.30 fantasy points on 2,660 yards passing and 16 TDs in 15 games while averaging 14.69 fantasy points per game. Coming in for 15 games Matt Robinson threw for 191 yards but was unable to find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top New York Jets fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Kevin Long. He averaged 7.66 fantasy points per game for 12 games for a total of 91.95 points. He also had 442 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. Other New York Jets rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Clark Gaines with 905 rushing yards and 101.45 fantasy points and Scott Dierking with 767 yards rushing and 100.75 fantasy points.Bruce Harper with 282 yards rushing and 52.70 fantasy points.Tom Newton with 145 yards rushing and 52.15 fantasy points.Woody Bennett with 4 yards rushing and 6.85 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Wesley Walker was the top New York Jets Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 23 receptions for 569 yards and 5 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 58.45 fantasy points for an average of 6.49 points per game. The other top New York Jets wide receiver fantasy point producers were Jerome Barkum with 401 receiving yards on 27 receptions for 44.05 fantasy points and Derrick Gaffney with 534 yards receiving on 32 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 1.83 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Mickey Shuler the top New York Jets Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 16 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 225 receiving yards. The other top New York Jets tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Bob Raba with .45 fantasy points on 9 receiving yards and 2 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the New York Jets with 8 field goals and 12 extra points was Pat Leahy. These stats produced a 6 game total of 36.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.00 per game.
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