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  • Tue., Mar. 10, 2015 4:00 PM EDT 2015 League Year The 2015 league year and free agency period begin.
  • Thu., Mar. 26, 2015 4:30 PM EDT Jets Cruise Fans sailing on the Jets Cruise will enjoy 5 days with their favorite current and alumni players, enjoy football themed activities or participate in Q&A sessions and trivia challenges. The Jets Cruise will be departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas & Key West, Florida.
  • Sun., Apr. 12, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Jets Nation – Only on SNY

    The sun never sets on Jets Nation! When the season ends, Jets Nation, hosted by Brian Custer and featuring Ray Lucas, takes off, with a weekly studio-based series designed to give fans an inside look at Jets players, coaches and team personnel. Fans will be able to keep abreast of changes and watch as the Jets gear up for the upcoming season.

  • Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Jets Nation – Only on SNY

    The sun never sets on Jets Nation! When the season ends, Jets Nation, hosted by Brian Custer and featuring Ray Lucas, takes off, with a weekly studio-based series designed to give fans an inside look at Jets players, coaches and team personnel. Fans will be able to keep abreast of changes and watch as the Jets gear up for the upcoming season.

  • Sun., Apr. 26, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Jets Nation – Only on SNY

    The sun never sets on Jets Nation! When the season ends, Jets Nation, hosted by Brian Custer and featuring Ray Lucas, takes off, with a weekly studio-based series designed to give fans an inside look at Jets players, coaches and team personnel. Fans will be able to keep abreast of changes and watch as the Jets gear up for the upcoming season.

  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 12:00 AM - 12:30 AM EDT Draft Day – Only on SNY

    SNY's all-access coverage of the Jets draft features interviews as well as player profiles, in-depth analysis and debate on the Jets draft needs and interviews with Jets' draft picks.

  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:00 AM - 12:30 AM EDT Draft Day – Only on SNY

    SNY's all-access coverage of the Jets draft features interviews as well as player profiles, in-depth analysis and debate on the Jets draft needs and interviews with Jets' draft picks.

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Draft Day – Only on SNY

    SNY's all-access coverage of the Jets draft features interviews as well as player profiles, in-depth analysis and debate on the Jets draft needs and interviews with Jets' draft picks.

  • Sun., May. 10, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Jets Nation – Only on SNY

    The sun never sets on Jets Nation! When the season ends, Jets Nation, hosted by Brian Custer and featuring Ray Lucas, takes off, with a weekly studio-based series designed to give fans an inside look at Jets players, coaches and team personnel. Fans will be able to keep abreast of changes and watch as the Jets gear up for the upcoming season.

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Jets Nation – Only on SNY

    The sun never sets on Jets Nation! When the season ends, Jets Nation, hosted by Brian Custer and featuring Ray Lucas, takes off, with a weekly studio-based series designed to give fans an inside look at Jets players, coaches and team personnel. Fans will be able to keep abreast of changes and watch as the Jets gear up for the upcoming season.

History

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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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