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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)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Ed Danowski 26 3 7 66 rushes for 95 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
FB Tuffy Leemans 25 1 8 144 rushes for 429 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 157 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 2nd / 18th pick / 1936
BB Red Corzine 28 4 10 8 rushes for 23 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 75 yards and 1 td
WB Ward Cuff 24 Rook 9 4 rushes for 32 yards, 2 td, & 5 catches for 117 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
LE Jim Poole 22 Rook 9 5 catches for 79 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 7th / 64th pick / 1937
LT Jerry Dennerlein 22 Rook 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 24th pick / 1937
LG Johnny Dell Isola 25 3 8
C Mel Hein 28 6 11
RG Orville Tuttle 25 Rook 10
RT Len Grant 31 7 7
RE Jim Lee Howell 23 Rook 7 4 catches for 32 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Dale Burnett 29 7 2
P Dale Burnett 29 7 2
PR Dale Burnett 29 7 2
KR Dale Burnett 29 7 2

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Dale Burnett 29 K 9 2 187 6-1 Emporia St. 1/23/1908 7
Pete Cole 21 2 0 222 5-11 Trinity (TX) 5/5/1916 Rook
Red Corzine 28 BB 11 10 213 5-11 Davis & Elkins 1/19/1909 4
Ward Cuff 24 WB 11 9 192 6-1 Marquette 8/12/1913 Rook New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
Ed Danowski 26 TB 11 7 198 6-1 Fordham 9/30/1911 3
Johnny Dell Isola 25 LG 9 8 201 5-11 Fordham 2/12/1912 3
Jerry Dennerlein 22 LT 11 6 235 6-2 St. Mary's (CA) 12/1/1915 Rook New York Giants / 3rd / 24th pick / 1937
Stan Galazin 22 1 0 211 6-3 Villanova 8/8/1915 Rook
Chuck Gelatka 23 4 0 185 6-1 Mississippi St. 1/28/1914 Rook New York Giants / 10th / 94th pick / 1937
Len Grant 31 RT 9 7 235 6-3 NYU 1/17/1906 7
Jack Haden 23 t 10 2 233 6-4 Arkansas 10/2/1914 1
Ray Hanken 26 e 11 2 190 5-11 George Washington 12/3/1911 Rook
Mel Hein 28 C 11 11 225 6-2 Washington St. 8/22/1909 6
Jim Lee Howell 23 RE 8 7 210 6-5 Arkansas 9/27/1914 Rook
Larry Johnson 28 8 0 223 6-3 Haskell Indian 3/28/1909 4
Mickey Kobrosky 22 7 0 187 6-0 Trinity (CT) 2/22/1915 Rook New York Giants / 5th / 44th pick / 1937
Tuffy Leemans 25 FB 9 8 195 6-0 Oregon,George Washington 11/12/1912 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 18th pick / 1936
Kayo Lunday 25 g 11 2 217 6-3 Arkansas 8/13/1912 Rook
Tillie Manton 27 10 0 188 5-11 LSU,TCU 8/24/1910 1
Jim Neill 24 3 0 190 6-2 Texas Tech 5/9/1913 Rook
Ox Parry 23 t 11 2 230 6-4 Baylor 11/17/1914 Rook
Jim Poole 22 LE 11 9 218 6-2 Mississippi 9/9/1915 Rook New York Giants / 7th / 64th pick / 1937
Kink Richards 27 b 11 4 195 5-11 Simpson 12/27/1910 4
Tony Sarausky 24 4 0 201 5-11 Fordham 4/7/1913 2
Lee Shaffer 25 b 9 1 203 6-2 Kansas St. 5/9/1912 2
Hank Soar 23 fb 9 3 205 6-2 Providence 8/17/1914 Rook
Orville Tuttle 25 RG 11 10 210 5-9 Phillips,Oklahoma City 9/18/1912 Rook
Will Walls 25 e 11 4 214 6-4 TCU 12/8/1912 Rook
Tarzan White 22 g 11 2 217 5-9 Alabama 12/6/1915 Rook New York Giants / 2nd / 14th pick / 1937
Ed Widseth 27 lt 11 5 223 6-1 Minnesota-Crookston,Minnesota 1/5/1910 Rook New York Giants / 1st / 4th pick / 1937
Team Total 24.8 11 208.4 6-1.1 1.5