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1937 New York Giants

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6-3-2, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 128 points (11.6/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 109 points (9.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 19 points (1.7/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.5-4.5.

Coach: Steve Owen (6-3-2)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: Blue Hills Country Club (Pearl River, New York)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tim Mara
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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 128 2543 679 3.7 11 0 127 83 203 1024 10 11 5.0 476 1519 4 3.2 127
Team Defense 109 2145 572 3.8 44 14 71 182 929 5 30 5.1 390 1216 6 3.1
Lg Rank Offense 6 5 1 1 3 4 4 4 1 8 5 5 9 5
Lg Rank Defense 3 3 2 9 1 5 4 2 1 3 3 4 3 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Thu September 16 boxscore L 0-1 @ Washington Redskins 3 13 17 311 85 226 2 15 221 116 105 2
3 Sun September 26 boxscore W 1-1 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 10 7 8 191 96 95 1 5 117 17 100 9
5 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16 7 15 326 72 254 1 2 112 29 83 1
4 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-1 Philadelphia Eagles 21 0 12 258 46 212 4 4 103 11 92 4
5 Sun October 24 boxscore W 4-1 Brooklyn Dodgers 21 0 11 365 166 199 2 11 164 95 69 4
6 Sun October 31 boxscore T 4-1-1 Chicago Bears 3 3 4 90 8 82 1 11 233 105 128 4
7 Sun November 7 boxscore W 5-1-1 Pittsburgh Pirates 17 0 13 239 129 110 1 4 80 54 26 6
8 Sun November 14 boxscore L 5-2-1 Detroit Lions 0 17 9 128 45 83 3 13 285 72 213 1
9 Sun November 21 boxscore W 6-2-1 Green Bay Packers 10 0 11 172 56 116 3 11 143 29 114 7
11 Thu November 25 boxscore T 6-2-2 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 13 13 15 304 183 121 4 11 269 228 41 2
11 Sun December 5 boxscore L 6-3-2 Washington Redskins 14 49 12 230 212 18 4 19 392 154 238 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Ed Danowski 26 TB 11 7 66 134 49.3% 814 8 6.0 5 3.7 0 6.1 5.6 12.3 74.0 72.8 0 0
Hank Soar 23 fb 9 3 5 21 23.8% 83 1 4.8 2 9.5 38 4.0 0.6 16.6 9.2 19.8 0 0
Tuffy Leemans 25 FB 9 8 5 20 25.0% 64 1 5.0 1 5.0 0 3.2 2.0 12.8 7.1 36.2 0 0
Mickey Kobrosky 22 7 0 2 13 15.4% 18 0 0.0 2 15.4 0 1.4 -5.5 9.0 2.6 0.0 0 0
Tony Sarausky 24 4 0 3 10 30.0% 31 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 3.1 3.1 10.3 7.8 40.0 0 0
Jim Neill 24 3 0 1 3 33.3% 0 0 0.0 1 33.3 0 0.0 -15.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 0 0
Red Corzine 28 BB 11 10 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Tillie Manton 27 10 0 1 1 100.0% 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 1.4 118.7 0 0
Team Total 24.8 11 83 203 40.9% 1024 10 4.9 11 5.4 38 5.0 3.6 12.3 93.1 51.0 0 0
Opp Total 11 71 182 39.0% 929 5 2.7 30 16.5 5.1 -1.76 13.1 84.5 25.4 0 0 5.1 -1.8 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Tuffy Leemans 25 FB 9 8 144 429 0 0 3.0 47.7 16.0 11 157 14.3 1 18 1.2 17.4 586 1 0
Hank Soar 23 fb 9 3 120 442 0 0 3.7 49.1 13.3 6 77 12.8 1 0 0.7 8.6 519 1 0
Kink Richards 27 b 11 4 87 329 1 0 3.8 29.9 7.9 10 149 14.9 2 50 0.9 13.5 478 3 0
Ed Danowski 26 TB 11 7 66 95 1 9 1.4 8.6 6.0 95 1 0
Mickey Kobrosky 22 7 0 13 41 0 0 3.2 5.9 1.9 41 0 0
Red Corzine 28 BB 11 10 8 23 0 0 2.9 2.1 0.7 9 75 8.3 1 23 0.8 6.8 98 1 0
Lee Shaffer 25 b 9 1 8 35 0 0 4.4 3.9 0.9 7 72 10.3 0 0 0.8 8.0 107 0 0
Tillie Manton 27 10 0 8 16 0 0 2.0 1.6 0.8 3 15 5.0 0 0 0.3 1.5 31 0 0
Dale Burnett 29 K/KR/P/PR 9 2 7 4 0 0 0.6 0.4 0.8 10 121 12.1 1 0 1.1 13.4 125 1 0
Jim Neill 24 3 0 7 55 0 0 7.9 18.3 2.3 55 0 0
Ward Cuff 24 WB 11 9 4 32 2 0 8.0 2.9 0.4 5 117 23.4 2 0 0.5 10.6 149 4 0
Tony Sarausky 24 4 0 4 18 0 0 4.5 4.5 1.0 18 0 0
Will Walls 25 e 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 55 7.9 0 0 0.6 5.0 55 0 0
Jim Poole 22 LE 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 79 15.8 2 38 0.5 7.2 79 2 0
Ray Hanken 26 e 11 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 51 12.8 0 0 0.4 4.6 51 0 0
Jim Lee Howell 23 RE 8 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 32 8.0 0 0 0.5 4.0 32 0 0
Chuck Gelatka 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.3 4.3 17 0 0
Mel Hein 28 C 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 7 0 0
Team Total 24.8 11 476 1519 4 9 3.2 138.1 43.3 83 1024 12.3 10 50 7.5 93.1 2543 14 0
Opp Total 11 390 1216 6 3.1 110.5 35.5 71 929 13.1 5 6.5 84.5 2145 11 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
Ward Cuff 24 WB 11 9 2 2 4 2 30
Tillie Manton 27 10 0 12 5 27
Kink Richards 27 b 11 4 1 2 3 18
Hank Soar 23 fb 9 3 1 1 2 2 1 17
Jim Poole 22 LE 11 9 2 2 12
Dale Burnett 29 K/KR/P/PR 9 2 1 1 6
Red Corzine 28 BB 11 10 1 1 6
Ed Danowski 26 TB 11 7 1 1 6
Tuffy Leemans 25 FB 9 8 1 1 6
Team Total 24.8 11 4 10 1 15 14 8 128
Opp Total 11 6 5 13 6 109

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1937-09-26 @ PIT W, 10-7 2 13 pass Kink Richards 13 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
2 1937-10-03 @ PHI W, 16-7 2 2 rush Kink Richards 2 yard rush (Hank Soar kick)
3 1937-10-03 @ PHI W, 16-7 4 20 rush Ward Cuff 20 yard rush
4 1937-10-17 PHI W, 21-0 1 1 rush Kink Richards 1 yard rush (Tillie Manton kick)
5 1937-10-17 PHI W, 21-0 2 11 pass Hank Soar 11 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
6 1937-10-17 PHI W, 21-0 4 rush Ed Danowski unknown yard rush (Hank Soar kick)
7 1937-10-24 BKN W, 21-0 1 45 lateral Ward Cuff 45 yard lateral return (Tillie Manton kick)
8 1937-10-24 BKN W, 21-0 2 23 pass Red Corzine 23 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
9 1937-10-24 BKN W, 21-0 3 23 pass Ward Cuff 23 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Tillie Manton kick)
10 1937-11-07 PIT W, 17-0 2 5 pass Dale Burnett 5 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
11 1937-11-07 PIT W, 17-0 4 25 interception Hank Soar 25 yard interception return (Tillie Manton kick)
12 1937-11-21 GNB W, 10-0 3 14 pass Jim Poole 14 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
13 1937-11-25 @ BKN T, 13-13 1 38 pass Jim Poole 38 yard pass from Hank Soar (Tillie Manton kick)
14 1937-12-05 WAS L, 14-49 3 62 pass Ward Cuff 62 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
15 1937-12-05 WAS L, 14-49 3 6 pass Tuffy Leemans 6 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1937-09-16 @ WAS W, 13-3 4 58 interception Riley Smith 58 yard interception return (Riley Smith kick)
2 1937-09-26 @ PIT L, 7-10 3 4 rush Bull Karcis 4 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
3 1937-10-03 @ PHI L, 7-16 1 4 pass Bill Hewitt 4 yard pass from Dave Smukler (Dave Smukler kick)
4 1937-11-14 DET W, 17-0 3 8 pass Butch Morse 8 yard pass from Dutch Clark (Regis Monahan kick)
5 1937-11-14 DET W, 17-0 4 28 pass Harry Ebding 28 yard pass from Vern Huffman (Bill Shepherd kick)
6 1937-11-25 @ BKN T, 13-13 1 3 rush Joe Maniaci 3 yard rush (Joe Maniaci kick)
7 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 1 2 rush Cliff Battles 2 yard rush (Riley Smith kick)
8 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 1 1 rush Cliff Battles 1 yard rush (Riley Smith kick)
9 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 2 5 rush Max Krause 5 yard rush (Riley Smith kick)
10 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 3 41 pass Ed Justice 41 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Riley Smith kick)
11 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 4 blocked punt Wayne Millner unknown yard blocked punt return (Riley Smith kick)
12 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 4 1 rush Riley Smith 1 yard rush (Riley Smith kick)
13 1937-12-05 WAS W, 49-14 4 24 pass Wayne Millner 24 yard pass from Riley Smith (Riley Smith kick)