2001 New York Jets season
OwnerWoody & Christopher Johnson
Head coachHerman Edwards
Home fieldThe Meadowlands
Results
Record10–6
Division place3rd AFC East
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (at Raiders) 24–38
Pro BowlersC Kevin Mawae
RB Curtis Martin
DE John Abraham
Uniform
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The 2001 New York Jets season was the franchise's 32nd season in the National Football League (NFL), the 42nd season overall, and the first under new head coach Herman Edwards. The team improved upon its 9–7 record from 2000 and the Jets finished 10–6 and qualified for the final Wild Card position in the American Football Conference. They lost in the Wild Card round to the Oakland Raiders, with the score of 38–24.

NFL Draft

Main article: 2001 NFL Draft

2001 New York Jets draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 16 Santana Moss *  WR Miami (FL) from Pittsburgh
2 49 LaMont Jordan  RB Maryland
3 79 Kareem McKenzie  OT Penn State
4 101 Jamie Henderson  DB Georgia from New England
7 206 James Reed  DT Iowa State from New England
7 217 Tupe Peko  OG Michigan State
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Staff

2001 New York Jets staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and conditioning – John Lott
  • Assistant strength and conditioning – Lou Hernandez
  • Strength assistant – Sal Alosi

Roster

2001 New York Jets final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics

Schedule

Regular season

In the wake of the September 11 attacks, the Jets’ players made a unanimous vote not to play against the Oakland Raiders in Week 2. This game was made up on January 6, 2002.

Week Date Opponent Result Game site TV Time (ET) Attendance
1 September 9, 2001 Indianapolis Colts L 45–24 Giants Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 78,606
2 September 23, 2001 at New England Patriots W 10–3 Foxboro Stadium CBS 4:05PM ET 60,292
3 October 1, 2001 San Francisco 49ers L 19–17 Giants Stadium ABC 9:00PM ET 78,722
4 October 7, 2001 at Buffalo Bills W 42–36 Ralph Wilson Stadium CBS 4:05PM ET 72,654
5 October 14, 2001 Miami Dolphins W 21–17 Giants Stadium CBS 4:15PM ET 78,823
6 October 21, 2001 St. Louis Rams L 34–14 Giants Stadium FOX 1:00PM ET 78,766
7 October 28, 2001 at Carolina Panthers W 13–12 Bank of America Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 72,642
8 November 4, 2001 at New Orleans Saints W 16–9 Louisiana Superdome ESPN 8:30PM ET 70,020
9 November 11, 2001 Kansas City Chiefs W 27–7 Giants Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 78,234
10 November 18, 2001 at Miami Dolphins W 24–0 Pro Player Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 74,259
11 Bye
12 December 2, 2001 New England Patriots L 17–16 Giants Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 78,712
13 December 9, 2001 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 18–7 Heinz Field CBS 4:15PM ET 62,884
14 December 16, 2001 Cincinnati Bengals W 15–14 Giants Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 77,745
15 December 23, 2001 at Indianapolis Colts W 29–28 RCA Dome ESPN 8:30PM ET 56,302
16 December 30, 2001 Buffalo Bills L 14–9 Giants Stadium CBS 1:00PM ET 78,200
17 January 6, 2002 at Oakland Raiders W 24–22 Network Associates Coliseum CBS 4:15PM ET 62,011

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Game site TV Time (ET) Attendance
WC January 12, 2002 at Oakland Raiders L 38–24 Network Associates Coliseum ABC 8:00PM ET 61,503

Standings

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(2) New England Patriots 11 5 0 .688 371 272 W6
(4) Miami Dolphins 11 5 0 .688 344 290 W2
(6) New York Jets 10 6 0 .625 308 295 W1
Indianapolis Colts 6 10 0 .375 413 486 W1
Buffalo Bills 3 13 0 .188 265 420 L1

References