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New York Jets 1979 Roster

The 1979 New York Jets Roster consisted of 58 players that included 3 quarterbacks, 6 running backs, 7 wide receivers, 3 tight ends, 10 Offensive Linemen, 8 Defensive Linemen, 8 linebackers, 8 defensive backs, 4 kickers and 1 punter. They were outscored by their opponents by 46 points (337 points for and 383 points against) which led to their 8 - 8 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Jets roster.

New York Jets 1979 Roster

   Coach: Walt Michaels
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Matt Robinson qb 3
Pat Ryan qb 2
Richard Todd qb 4
Woody Bennett rb 1
Scott Dierking rb 3
Clark Gaines rb 4
Bruce Harper rb 3
Kevin Long rb 3
Tom Newton rb 3
Jerome Barkum wr 8
Paul Darby wr 1
Roger Farmer wr 1
Derrick Gaffney wr 2
Bobby Jones wr 89 2
Wesley Walker wr 3
Bob Raba te 3
Mickey Shuler te 2
Dan Alexander ol 3
Eric Cunningham ol 1
Joe Fields ol 5
Ed McGlasson ol 1
**Marvin Powell ol 3
Randy Rasmussen ol 13
John Roman ol 4
Stan Waldemore ol 2
Chris Ward ol 2
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Mark Gastineau dl 1
John Hennessy dl 3
Joe Klecko dl 3
Marty Lyons dl 1
Joe Pellegrini dl 2
Lawrence Pillers dl 4
Abdul Salaam dl 4
Bob Winkel dl 1
Stan Blinka lb 1
Greg Buttle lb 4
Ron Crosby lb 2
Bob Martin lb 4
Mike McKibben lb 1
Mark Merrill lb 2
John Sullivan lb 1
Donald Dykes db 1
Bobby Jackson db 2
Johnny Lynn db 1
Tim Moresco db 3
Burgess Owens db 7
Ken Schroy db 3
Shafer Suggs db 4
Ed Taylor db 6
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Dave Jacobs k 1
Pat Leahy k 6
Toni Linhart k 8
Richie Szaro k 5
Chuck Ramsey p 3
*denotes the number of years played in the NFL as of the year selected for the team.
**denotes the player played in the Pro Bowl.
 
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