THE DAILY SPORTSHEAD
LONG, TODD HAVE AMAZING GAMES AS JETS POUND REDSKINS IN HIGH SCORER, 45-21
So, we go from an exiting low scoring game to a not so exiting high scoring game. Which do you like better? Kevin Long, as promised, had a jaw-dropping game with 106 rushing yards and 3 TD's. He also had 19 receiving yards. Richard Todd had a marvolous game. Yes, 16/24, 217 yards, 3 TD, 134.9 passer rating was accomplished by him. Derek Gaffney had 77 yards and a touchdown, to lead the receiving pack. For the Redskins, Don Bosseler had 76 rushing yards. Eddie LeBaron did not fare as well as Todd, with 5/20 and 131 yards with a TD and 2 intercceptions. His 31.5 passer rating looks dinky. He was replaced by Ralph Guglielmi. He fared much better, as 6/11, 54 yards, a TD, and a 98.3 passer rating. Bill Anderson had 5 catches for 94 yards, Dick James had 1 catch for 46 yards and a TD. Joe Walton had 4 catches for 30 yards and a TD. Tom Braatz had 2 sacks. The Jets had a 21-14 lead after the half, and were behind 14-7 at a point. As you know, they ran away with it in the 2nd half. They scored 38 unanswered, counting the 1st half.
1980 New York Jets 4-12 1959 Washington Redskins 3-9