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1927 New York Giants

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11-1-1, Finished 1st in NFL  · 1927 NFL Season Summary

Scored 197 points (15.2/g), 2nd of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 20 points (1.5/g), 1st.
 Differential of 177 points (13.6/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.9-0.1.

Coach: Earl Potteiger (11-1-1)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: (New York, New York)


Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tim Mara

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 197 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 25 boxscore W 1-0 @ Providence Steam Roller 8 0
2 Sun October 2 boxscore T 1-0-1 @ Cleveland Bulldogs 0 0
3 Sun October 9 boxscore W 2-0-1 @ Pottsville Maroons 19 0
4 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-1-1 Cleveland Bulldogs 0 6
5 Sat October 22 boxscore W 3-1-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 13 0
6 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-1-1 Frankford Yellow Jackets 27 0
7 Sun October 30 boxscore W 5-1-1 Pottsville Maroons 16 0
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-1-1 Duluth Eskimos 21 0
9 Tue November 8 boxscore W 7-1-1 Providence Steam Roller 25 0
10 Sun November 20 boxscore W 8-1-1 Chicago Cardinals 28 7
11 Sun November 27 boxscore W 9-1-1 Chicago Bears 13 7
12 Sun December 4 boxscore W 10-1-1 New York Yankees 14 0
13 Sun December 11 boxscore W 11-1-1 @ New York Yankees 13 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Jack McBride 26 FB 12 12 6 6 15 2 57
Hinkey Haines 29 TB 13 11 1 4 1 6 36
Mule Wilson 26 WB 13 8 3 2 1 6 36
Phil White 27 b 12 3 3 3 1 19
Doug Wycoff 24 BB 11 9 2 1 3 1 19
Jack Hagerty 24 b 12 3 1 1 1 3 18
Doc Alexander 30 K/KR/P/PR 4 2 1 1 6
Team Total 27.7 13 16 7 1 1 1 2 28 17 2 191
Opp Total 13 20

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-09-25 @ PRV W, 8-0 2 1 rush Jack McBride 1 yard rush
2 1927-10-09 @ POT W, 19-0 3 35 fumble Doc Alexander 35 yard fumble return
3 1927-10-09 @ POT W, 19-0 4 rush Mule Wilson unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
4 1927-10-22 @ FRN W, 13-0 3 rush Jack Hagerty unknown yard rush
5 1927-10-22 @ FRN W, 13-0 4 rush Phil White unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
6 1927-10-23 FRN W, 27-0 2 rush Mule Wilson unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
7 1927-10-23 FRN W, 27-0 2 rush Phil White unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
8 1927-10-23 FRN W, 27-0 2 40 pass Mule Wilson 40 yard pass from Jack McBride
9 1927-10-23 FRN W, 27-0 4 pass Hinkey Haines unknown yard pass from Jack McBride (Jack McBride kick)
10 1927-10-30 POT W, 16-0 1 20 rush Jack McBride 20 yard rush
11 1927-10-30 POT W, 16-0 4 interception Doug Wycoff unknown yard interception return
12 1927-11-06 DUL W, 21-0 1 3 rush Mule Wilson 3 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
13 1927-11-06 DUL W, 21-0 2 10 rush Doug Wycoff 10 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
14 1927-11-06 DUL W, 21-0 4 29 pass Hinkey Haines 29 yard pass from Jack McBride (Jack McBride kick)
15 1927-11-08 PRV W, 25-0 1 54 interception Mule Wilson 54 yard interception return (Jack McBride kick)
16 1927-11-08 PRV W, 25-0 2 39 pass Jack Hagerty 39 yard pass from Jack McBride
17 1927-11-08 PRV W, 25-0 3 53 punt Jack Hagerty 53 yard punt return
18 1927-11-08 PRV W, 25-0 4 9 pass Hinkey Haines 9 yard pass from Jack McBride
19 1927-11-20 CRD W, 28-7 1 pass Hinkey Haines unknown yard pass from Jack McBride (Jack McBride kick)
20 1927-11-20 CRD W, 28-7 1 rush Jack McBride unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
21 1927-11-20 CRD W, 28-7 1 pass Mule Wilson unknown yard pass from Jack McBride (Jack McBride kick)
22 1927-11-20 CRD W, 28-7 4 rush Doug Wycoff unknown yard rush (Doug Wycoff kick)
23 1927-11-27 CHI W, 13-7 3 rush Jack McBride unknown yard rush
24 1927-11-27 CHI W, 13-7 3 rush Jack McBride unknown yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
25 1927-12-04 NYY W, 14-0 1 75 kickoff Hinkey Haines 75 yard kickoff return (Jack McBride kick)
26 1927-12-04 NYY W, 14-0 3 2 rush Jack McBride 2 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
27 1927-12-11 @ NYY W, 13-0 3 2 rush Phil White 2 yard rush (Phil White kick)
28 1927-12-11 @ NYY W, 13-0 4 60 rush Hinkey Haines 60 yard rush

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1927-10-16 CLE W, 6-0 3 rush Jim Simmons unknown yard rush
2 1927-11-20 CRD L, 7-28 3 pass John Vesser unknown yard pass from Evar Swanson (Evar Swanson kick)
3 1927-11-27 CHI L, 7-13 4 pass Joey Sternaman unknown yard pass from Laurie Walquist (Joey Sternaman kick)