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  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 3:30 PM EDT Live Press Conference: Coordinators Jets special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman will address the media.
  • Thu., Oct. 02, 2014 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.
  • Fri., Oct. 03, 2014 12:40 PM - 12:55 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
  • Sat., Oct. 04, 2014 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.
  • Mon., Oct. 06, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Open Mic Exclusive live "start-to-finish" coverage of Rex Ryan's press conferences every Monday and Wednesday from the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Jets Open Mic is a 30-minute telecast throughout the NFL season.
  • Mon., Oct. 06, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Inside the Jets

    “Discuss the team’s gameday performance and the Jets’ match-up for the upcoming week. Hosted by Bob Wischusen,“Inside the Jets Radio Show" on ESPN New York 98.7FM is aired weekly the day after every game throughout the season.”

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Extra Point Every Tuesday throughout the season, Jets fans can tune into Jets Extra Point, a weekly show that dissects the previous week's game with detailed analysis. The show will also feature exclusive interviews with Jets players and coaches. Host Brian Custer is joined by Ray Lucas, Tony Richardson, and a rotating panel of Jets on SNY analysts.
  • Wed., Oct. 08, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Open Mic Exclusive live "start-to-finish" coverage of Rex Ryan's press conferences every Monday and Wednesday from the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Jets Open Mic is a 30-minute telecast throughout the NFL season.
  • Thu., Oct. 09, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan Jets Game Plan is a 30-minute preview show hosted by Jeane Coakley with analysts Ray Lucas and Tony Richardson, providing a comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup.

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Year in Review - 1979

October 15, MNF Distiction

The Jets defeated the Vikings, 14-7, at Shea Stadium in the first Monday Night Football telecast to originate from the New York City area.

December 15, Closing Kick

The Jets defeated AFC East rivals Baltimore (30-17), New England (27-26) and Miami (27-24) in the final three games of the year to finish 8-8.

All-Time Roster

1979 New York Jets
Regular Season Record: 8-8-0
09/02/79 Cleveland 22-25 Stats
09/09/79 @ New England 3-56 Stats
09/16/79 Detroit 31-10 Stats
09/23/79 @ Buffalo 31-46 Stats
09/30/79 Miami 33-27 Stats
10/07/79 @ Baltimore 8-10 Stats
10/15/79 Minnesota 14-7 Stats
10/21/79 Oakland 28-19 Stats
10/28/79 @ Houston 24-27 Stats
11/04/79 @ Green Bay 27-22 Stats
11/11/79 Buffalo 12-14 Stats
11/18/79 @ Chicago 13-23 Stats
11/26/79 @ Seattle 7-30 Stats
12/02/79 Baltimore 30-17 Stats
12/09/79 New England 27-26 Stats
12/15/79 @ Miami 27-24 Stats
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1979 Pro Bowlers
T Marvin Powell
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1979 Awards
MARTIN Marvin Powell
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