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  • Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 12:30 AM - 1:00 AM EDT Jets Open Mic

    Exclusive live "start-to-finish" coverage of Rex Ryan's press conferences

  • Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT Jets Extra Point Analysis of the previous week’s game and exclusive interivews with Jets players and coaches
  • Wed., Sep. 24, 2014 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
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  • Thu., Sep. 25, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan

    A comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup

  • Fri., Sep. 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT Jets Game Plan A comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup
  • Fri., Sep. 26, 2014 1:25 PM - 1:40 PM EDT Live Rex Ryan Press Conference HC Rex Ryan will address the media following practice.
  • Sat., Sep. 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Jets Game Plan A comprehensive look ahead at the week's upcoming matchup
  • Sun., Sep. 28, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Jets Post Game: Lions at Jets Reactions and on-field interviews with Jets players immediately following every Jets game
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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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