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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.

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Year in Review - 1983

January 2, Freeman's The One

Freeman McNeil became the first Jet to lead the NFL in rushing as he finished with 786 yards on 151 carries (5.2 avg.) in the strike-shortened nine-game '82 season.

January 23, Muddy End

The Jets won five of their last seven after the strike to finish 6-3 reach the postseason for the second consecutive year. Then they posted road playoff wins at Cincinnati and the L.A. Raiders before falling to Miami, 14-0, in the Orange Bowl mud in the AFC title game.

February 10, Walt to Walton

After six seasons as head coach Walt Michaels announced his retirement (Feb. 9). The next day offensive coordinator Joe Walton was named head coach and defensive coordinator Joe Gardi was promoted to assistant head coach.

October 6, Relocation Project

Citing Shea Stadium as "rundown, neglected and the NFL’s poorest facility for athletes and spectators alike," the Jets announced plans to move to the Meadowlands for the 1984 season.

December 10, Shea Swan Song

The Jets dropped a 34-7 decision to Pittsburgh in their final home game at Shea Stadium.

All-Time Roster

1983 New York Jets
Regular Season Record: 7-9-0
09/04/83 @ San Diego 41-29 Stats
09/11/83 Seattle 10-17 Stats
09/18/83 @ New England 13-23 Stats
09/25/83 Los Angeles 27-24 Stats
10/03/83 @ Buffalo 34-10 Stats
10/09/83 @ Cleveland 7-10 Stats
10/16/83 Miami 14-32 Stats
10/23/83 Atlanta 21-27 Stats
10/30/83 @ San Francisco 27-13 Stats
11/06/83 Baltimore 14-17 Stats
11/13/83 Buffalo 17-24 Stats
11/21/83 @ New Orleans 31-28 Stats
11/27/83 New England 26-3 Stats
12/04/83 @ Baltimore 10-6 Stats
12/10/83 Pittsburgh 7-34 Stats
12/16/83 @ Miami 14-34 Stats
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1983 Pro Bowlers
DE Mark Gastineau
DE-DT Joe Klecko
T Marvin Powell
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1983 Awards
MARTIN Lance Mehl
   
   
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