1966 New York Jets season

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1966 New York Jets season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 6–6–2
Division place 3rd AFL East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1965 1967 >

The 1966 New York Jets season was the seventh season for the team in the American Football League (AFL). The season began with the team trying to improve on their 5–8–1 record from 1965 under head coach Weeb Ewbank. The Jets finished the season 6–6–2.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
*Buffalo Bills 9 4 1 .692 358 255
Boston Patriots 8 4 2 .677 315 283
New York Jets 6 6 2 .500 322 312
Houston Oilers 3 11 0 .214 335 396
Miami Dolphins 3 11 0 .214 213 362

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 Bye
2 1966-09-09 at Miami Dolphins W 19–14 Miami Orange Bowl
34,402
3 1966-09-18 Houston Oilers W 52–13 Shea Stadium
54,681
4 1966-09-25 at Denver Broncos W 16–7 Bears Stadium
29,878
5 1966-10-02 at Boston Patriots T 24–24 Fenway Park
27,255
6 1966-10-08 San Diego Chargers W 17–16 Shea Stadium
63,497
7 1966-10-16 at Houston Oilers L 24–0 Rice Stadium
30,823
8 1966-10-23 Oakland Raiders L 24–21 Shea Stadium
58,135
9 1966-10-30 Buffalo Bills L 33–23 Shea Stadium
61,552
10 Bye
11 1966-11-13 at Buffalo Bills L 14–3 War Memorial Stadium
45,738
12 1966-11-20 Miami Dolphins W 30–13 Shea Stadium
58,664
13 1966-11-27 Kansas City Chiefs L 32–24 Shea Stadium
60,318
14 1966-12-03 at Oakland Raiders T 28–28 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
32,144
15 1966-12-11 at San Diego Chargers L 42–27 Balboa Stadium
25,712
16 1966-12-17 Boston Patriots W 38–28 Shea Stadium
58,921

Roster[edit]

New York Jets roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Rookies in italics

External links[edit]