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1938 New York Giants

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8-2-1, NFL East Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 194 points (17.6/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 79 points (7.2/g), 1st.
 Differential of 115 points (10.5/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.8-1.2.

Coach: Steve Owen (8-2-1)

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
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 194 2692 652 4.1 19 0 132 91 186 1142 10 19 6.1 466 1550 12 3.3 132
Team Defense 79 2028 599 3.4 48 14 77 226 914 5 34 4.0 373 1114 3 3.0
Lg Rank Offense 2 4 4 1 4 8 6 4 4 4 2 4 1 5
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 3 1 8 2 1 1 1 3 2 1 2

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 27 14 13 223 135 88 1 6 251 73 178 3
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 14 18 339 190 149 3 5 87 9 78 1
3 Mon October 3 boxscore L 1-2 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 13 7 186 104 82 3 10 216 50 166 2
4 Sun October 9 boxscore W 2-2 @ Washington Redskins 10 7 14 207 110 97 2 12 245 144 101 6
5 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-2 Philadelphia Eagles 17 7 14 249 85 164 5 4 81 70 11 4
6 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-2 Brooklyn Dodgers 28 14 21 384 169 215 3 7 237 108 129 5
7 Sun November 6 boxscore W 5-2 Chicago Cardinals 6 0 12 206 82 124 5 10 182 53 129 4
8 Sun November 13 boxscore W 6-2 Cleveland Rams 28 0 12 309 82 227 1 10 177 138 39 6
9 Sun November 20 boxscore W 7-2 Green Bay Packers 15 3 6 187 7 180 3 20 307 134 173 5
11 Thu November 24 boxscore T 7-2-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 7 7 11 222 127 95 5 6 89 14 75 2
11 Sun December 4 boxscore W 8-2-1 Washington Redskins 36 0 5 160 51 109 1 13 207 139 68 10
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 11 boxscore W 9-2-1 Green Bay Packers 23 17 10 212 97 115 1 14 378 214 164 3

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Ed Danowski*+ 27 TB 11 8 70 129 54.3 848 7 5.4 8 6.2 0 6.6 4.9 12.1 77.1 66.9
Tuffy Leemans* 26 FB 10 3 19 42 45.2 249 3 7.1 6 14.3 0 5.9 0.9 13.1 24.9 48.7
Hank Soar* 24 fb 11 6 1 7 14.3 0 0 0.0 3 42.9 0 0.0 -19.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Len Barnum 26 b 10 3 1 6 16.7 45 0 0.0 1 16.7 45 7.5 0.0 45.0 4.5 18.7
Nello Falaschi* 25 bb 9 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Kink Richards* 28 9 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 25.6 11 91 186 48.9 1142 10 5.4 19 10.2 45 6.1 2.6 12.5 103.8 46.8 0 0
Opp Total 11 77 226 34.1 914 5 2.2 34 15.0 4.0 -2.28 11.9 83.1 15.1 0 0 4.0 -2.3 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
Hank Soar* 24 fb 11 6 122 401 2 0 3.3 36.5 11.1 13 164 12.6 0 0 1.2 14.9 565 2 0
Tuffy Leemans* 26 FB 10 3 121 463 4 75 3.8 46.3 12.1 4 68 17.0 0 45 0.4 6.8 531 4 0
Bull Karcis* 30 fb 8 1 73 181 4 0 2.5 22.6 9.1 181 4 0
Ed Danowski*+ 27 TB 11 8 48 215 1 32 4.5 19.5 4.4 215 1 0
Len Barnum 26 b 10 3 35 97 1 0 2.8 9.7 3.5 3 37 12.3 0 0 0.3 3.7 134 1 0
Kink Richards* 28 9 0 25 111 0 0 4.4 12.3 2.8 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 0.9 119 0 0
Ward Cuff* 25 K/WB 11 11 18 38 0 0 2.1 3.5 1.6 8 114 14.3 1 0 0.7 10.4 152 1 0
Red Wolfe* 26 fb 8 1 15 19 0 0 1.3 2.4 1.9 2 23 11.5 0 15 0.3 2.9 42 0 0
Dale Burnett* 30 11 0 6 13 0 0 2.2 1.2 0.5 13 145 11.2 1 0 1.2 13.2 158 1 0
Lee Shaffer* 26 BB 11 5 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.4 0.1 12 86 7.2 2 0 1.1 7.8 90 2 0
Johnny Gildea* 28 b 9 2 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.3 5 0 0
Nello Falaschi* 25 bb 9 4 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.7 0.1 6 0 0
Jim Lee Howell* 24 RE 10 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 163 13.6 2 0 1.2 16.3 163 2 0
Chuck Gelatka* 24 e 10 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 106 15.1 1 0 0.7 10.6 106 1 0
Jim Poole* 23 LE 11 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 98 14.0 1 0 0.6 8.9 98 1 0
Ray Hanken* 27 e 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 73 14.6 2 0 0.5 7.3 73 2 0
Charles Barnard* 23 KR/P/PR 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 33 33.0 0 33 0.2 6.6 33 0 0
Orville Tuttle* 26 RG 11 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.2 -2 0 0
Will Walls 26 e 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 23 23.0 0 23 0.3 5.8 23 0 0
Team Total 25.6 11 466 1550 12 75 3.3 140.9 42.4 91 1142 12.5 10 45 8.3 103.8 2692 22 0
Opp Total 11 373 1114 3 3.0 101.3 33.9 77 914 11.9 5 7.0 83.1 2028 8 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Ward Cuff* 25 K/WB 11 11 9 5 55.6% 20 18 90.0%
Johnny Gildea* 28 b 9 2 2 0.0%
Kink Richards* 28 9 0 2 2 100.0%
Chuck Gelatka* 24 e 10 3 1 0.0%
Tillie Manton 28 1 0 1 0.0%
Hank Soar* 24 fb 11 6 1 1 100.0%
Red Wolfe* 26 fb 8 1 1 0.0%
Team Total 25.6 11 11 5 45.5% 26 21 80.8%
Opp Total 11 1 11 10 90.9%

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Ward Cuff* 25 K/WB 11 11 1 1 2 18 5 45
Bull Karcis* 30 fb 8 1 4 1 5 30
Tuffy Leemans* 26 FB 10 3 4 4 24
Hank Soar* 24 fb 11 6 2 2 1 13
Chuck Gelatka* 24 e 10 3 1 1 2 12
Ray Hanken* 27 e 10 1 2 2 12
Jim Lee Howell* 24 RE 10 7 2 2 12
Lee Shaffer* 26 BB 11 5 2 2 12
Len Barnum 26 b 10 3 1 1 6
Dale Burnett* 30 11 0 1 1 6
Ed Danowski*+ 27 TB 11 8 1 1 6
Mel Hein*+ 29 C 11 11 1 1 6
Jim Poole* 23 LE 11 10 1 1 6
Kink Richards* 28 9 0 2 2
Team Total 25.6 11 12 10 1 3 26 21 5 1 192
Opp Total 11 3 5 10 1 79