What Is the New York Jets’ Overall Record at the Metlife Stadium?

Published 09/11/2023, 9:56 AM EDT

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Located at the center of the Garden State, MetLife Stadium looms large, a looming colossus with a chilling playoff history. It is a house of horrors for New York’s gridiron faithful. The Giants and Jets, co-tenants in this hallowed ground, have felt the postseason chill in the New Jersey air.

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Since its $1.6 billion birth in 2010, MetLife Stadium has borne witness to triumphs and tribulations. The New York Jets, with the mighty stadium as their fortress, have etched a checkered record. A ledger that boasts 68 victories, shadowed by 92 defeats overall, but glimmers with a 42-39 home record.

Jets’ story of the MetLife Stadium

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On that fateful September 13, 2010, the Jets christened their new abode against the Baltimore Ravens, falling in a gut-wrenching 10-9 clash. The memory of that 2010 AFC Championship loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers still lingers, haunting their playoff dreams.

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In the annals of MetLife Stadium history, 2015 stands tall as the Jets’ zenith, with a quietly impressive 6-2 home record. Conversely, the abyss of 2014 reflects their nadir, a dismal 1-7 at home. Yet, their MetLife Stadium saga is a mixed one, a tale of victories interspersed with heartbreak. A winning home record but a subpar overall mark.

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Notably, the Buffalo Bills have been frequent visitors, clashing with the Jets 11 times since 2010 at this hallowed turf. Six wins and five losses in these battles paint a picture of a Jets team fiercely defending their home turf. The most recent memory is a 2020 duel where the Bills triumphed 18-10.

But a twist in the Jets’ narrative arrived in the form of a four-time MVP, sparking Super Bowl dreams. Aaron Rodgers, the maestro, whispered “JetLife Stadium” to the fans, etching a new name in history.

Precious MetLife memories

In Jets lore, heroes shine eternally: The retired numbers 12, 44, and 42 stand as enduring symbols of greatness. Joe Namath’s iconic No. 12, John Riggins’ powerful 44, and Ronnie Lott’s game-changing 42.

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History speaks of Namath’s 4,000-yard pass in 1967, and Riggins’ 1,000-yard run in 1975. And the MetLife’s crown jewel, a must-visit destination for Jets fans? The Great Wall, a 400’x40′ tribute, is adorned with epic player murals.

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MetLife Stadium, twin homes to Giants and Jets, birthed the 2014 Super Bowl. This marked the first time the Super Bowl was held at an outdoor stadium in a cold-weather climate, adding a new chapter to MetLife Stadium’s legacy.

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The MetLife Stadium stands as a testament to the Jets’ legendary past and the epic moments yet to come.

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