Former Jets and Giants punter Dave Jennings dies aged 61

Sad news today from the Wall Street Journal, that former Jets punter Dave Jennings has died after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

While Jennings is associated more with the Giants because he was there for most of his career and went on to be a radio analyst for them after he retired, he did play three seasons for the Jets at the end of his career and broke the NFL’s all-time record for total punts while with them, a mark that stood for over a decade.

Here’s a good article from the New York Times in 1987 as he neared the end of his Jets career.

We send our condolences to his family and friends.