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1963 New York Jets season

1963 New York Jets season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Owner Sonny Werblin
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 5–8–1
Division place 4th AFL East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1963 New York Jets season was the fourth season for the team in the American Football League (AFL) and the first under the moniker Jets. The season began with the team trying to improve on their 5–9 record from 1962 under new head coach Weeb Ewbank. The Jets finished the season 5–8–1, while playing their final season of home games at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan, before relocating to Shea Stadium in the borough of Queens the following season.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1963-09-08 at Boston Patriots L 38–14 Fenway Park
24,120
2 Bye
3 1963-09-22 Houston Oilers W 24–17 Polo Grounds
9,336
4 1963-09-28 Oakland Raiders W 10–7 Polo Grounds
17,100
5 1963-10-05 Boston Patriots W 31–24 Polo Grounds
16,769
6 1963-10-13 at San Diego Chargers L 24–20 Balboa Stadium
27,189
7 1963-10-20 at Oakland Raiders L 49–26 Frank Youell Field
15,557
8 1963-10-26 Denver Broncos T 35–35 Polo Grounds
22,553
9 1963-11-02 San Diego Chargers L 53–7 Polo Grounds
20,798
10 1963-11-10 at Houston Oilers L 31–27 Jeppesen Stadium
23,619
11 1963-11-17 at Denver Broncos W 14–9 Bears Stadium
14,247
12 1963-12-01 Kansas City Chiefs W 17–0 Polo Grounds
18,824
13 1963-12-08 at Buffalo Bills L 45–14 War Memorial Stadium
20,222
14 1963-12-14 Buffalo Bills L 19–10 Polo Grounds
6,526
15 1963-12-22 at Kansas City Chiefs L 48–0 Municipal Stadium
12,202

Standings

AFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Boston Patriots 7 6 1 .538 4–2 327 257 L1
Buffalo Bills 7 6 1 .538 3–3 304 291 W2
Houston Oilers 6 8 0 .429 3–3 302 372 L4
New York Jets 5 8 1 .385 2–4 249 399 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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