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New York Jets Records

Listed below are New York Jets Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

First Regular-Season Game: A 27-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills, 9/11/60.

Team's Original Name: The New York Titans (1960-62).

First Player to Sign a Contract: Don Maynard was the first to sign with the Titans, 1960.

First All-League Selection: Bob Mischak, 1960 All-AFL.

First Winning Season: 1967 (8-5-1).

First Playoff Appearance: A 27-23 victory over the Oakland Raiders in the AFL Championship game, 12/29/68.

First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-7 victory over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, 1/12/69.

First Jet Elected to the Hall of Fame: Coach Weeb Ewbank, 1978.

First 1,000-Yard Rusher: John Riggins, 1,005 yards (1975).

First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Joe Namath, 415 yards vs the Miami Dolphins, 10/1/67.

Most Yards Rushing, Career: Curtis Martin, 9,567 yards (1998-2004).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Joe Namath, 27,057 yards (1965-1976).

Most Receptions, Career: Don Maynard, 627 receptions (1960-1972).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Pat Leahy, 1,470 points (1974-1991).

Most Lopsided Win: A 45-3 victory over the Houston Oilers, 9/18/88.

Longest Punt: Steve O'Neal's 98-yard punt vs. the Denver Broncos on 9/21/69, is an NFL record.

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