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1973 New York Jets season

1973 New York Jets season
Head coach Weeb Ewbank
Owner Leon Hess
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 4–10
Division place 4th AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1972 1974 >

The 1973 New York Jets season was the 14th season for the team and the fourth in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 7–7 record from 1972 under head coach Weeb Ewbank. The Jets finished with a record of 4–10. This season is the final season under head coach Weeb Ewbank.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
1 1973-09-17 at Green Bay Packers L 23–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
47,124
2 1973-09-23 at Baltimore Colts W 34–10 Memorial Stadium
55,942
3 1973-09-30 at Buffalo Bills L 9–7 Rich Stadium
77,425
4 1973-10-07 at Miami Dolphins L 31–3 Miami Orange Bowl
63,850
5 1973-10-14 at New England Patriots W 9–7 Schafer Stadium
58,659
6 1973-10-21 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 26–14 Three Rivers Stadium
48,682
7 1973-10-28 Denver Broncos L 40–28 Shea Stadium
55,108
8 1973-11-04 Miami Dolphins L 24–14 Shea Stadium
57,791
9 1973-11-11 New England Patriots W 33–13 Shea Stadium
51,034
10 1973-11-18 at Cincinnati Bengals L 20–14 Riverfront Stadium
55,745
11 1973-11-25 Atlanta Falcons L 28–20 Shea Stadium
47,283
12 1973-12-02 Baltimore Colts W 20–17 Shea Stadium
51,167
13 1973-12-09 at Philadelphia Eagles L 24–23 Veterans Stadium
34,621
14 1973-12-16 Buffalo Bills L 34–14 Shea Stadium
47,740

Schedule notes:

  • The October 14 game vs. the Patriots was originally scheduled to be played in New York, but due to the New York Mets' involvement in the World Series, the sites for that game and the November 11 rematch were switched.
  • The October 21 game vs. the Steelers was originally scheduled to be played in New York, but was moved to Pittsburgh due to the Mets' ongoing participation in the World Series.

Season summary

Week 2

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Colts 3 700 10
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Week 5

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Patriots 0 070 7
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Standings

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Miami Dolphins 12 2 0 .857 7–1 9–2 343 150 W1
Buffalo Bills 9 5 0 .643 6–2 7–4 259 230 W4
New England Patriots 5 9 0 .357 1–7 3–8 258 300 L2
New York Jets 4 10 0 .286 4–4 4–7 240 306 L2
Baltimore Colts 4 10 0 .286 2–6 2–9 226 341 W2

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References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
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  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 296

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