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1941 New York Giants

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8-3-0, NFL East Division  · 1941 NFL Season Summary

Scored 238 points (21.6/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 114 points (10.4/g), 1st.
 Differential of 124 points (11.3/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.4-1.6.

Coach: Steve Owen (8-3-0)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: UW Superior (Superior, Wisconsin)

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 238 2384 589 4.0 26 14 9 110 68 156 1088 11 12 7.0 33 433 1296 16 3.0 68
Team Defense 114 2378 626 3.8 42 13 5 116 103 218 1212 6 29 5.6 47 408 1166 9 2.9 64
Lg Rank Offense 3 6 2 7 8 10 8 3 2 2 4 4 2 5
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 3 4 3 5 3 1 2 2 5 3 4 2

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 13 boxscore W 1-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 0 8 228 94 134 1 11 170 144 26 7
1 Sun September 28 boxscore W 2-0 @ Washington Redskins 17 10 10 243 114 129 2 5 154 64 90 8
3 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 37 10 9 207 131 76 3 7 177 113 64 6
4 Sun October 12 boxscore W 4-0 Philadelphia Eagles 16 0 9 201 54 147 5 9 169 124 45 4
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 5-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 7 13 206 56 150 2 5 214 114 100 4
6 Sun October 26 boxscore L 5-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 13 16 10 168 56 112 1 12 323 97 226
7 Sun November 2 boxscore L 5-2 Chicago Cardinals 7 10 8 147 65 82 2 16 274 200 74 2
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 6-2 Detroit Lions 20 13 9 242 128 114 4 6 118 65 53 2
9 Sun November 16 boxscore W 7-2 Cleveland Rams 49 14 13 385 198 187 2 14 317 141 176 6
10 Sun November 23 boxscore W 8-2 Washington Redskins 20 13 13 203 87 116 1 15 217 160 57 2
11 Sun December 7 boxscore L 8-3 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 21 8 196 123 73 4 16 267 5 262 1
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 21 boxscore L 8-4 @ Chicago Bears 9 37 8 157 73 84 5 20 389 182 207 1

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
Tuffy Leemans* 29 PR/TB 11 11 31 66 47.0 475 4 6.1 5 7.6 44 7.2 5.0 15.3 43.2 59.8
Ed Danowski 30 6 0 12 24 50.0 179 2 8.3 3 12.5 65 7.5 3.5 14.9 29.8 63.0 0 0
Marion Pugh 22 5 0 12 24 50.0 161 1 4.2 0 0.0 53 6.7 7.5 13.4 32.2 85.6 0 0
Kay Eakin 24 P 11 1 5 19 26.3 71 1 5.3 4 21.1 41 3.7 -4.7 14.2 6.5 20.6
Andy Marefos 24 10 0 2 8 25.0 69 1 12.5 1 12.5 75 8.6 5.5 34.5 6.9 63.0
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 1 6 16.7 16 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 2.7 2.7 16.0 3.2 39.6 0 0
Hank Soar 27 11 0 3 5 60.0 75 1 20.0 0 0.0 38 15.0 19.0 25.0 6.8 143.7
Len Eshmont 24 FB 9 5 2 3 66.7 32 1 33.3 0 0.0 16 10.7 17.3 16.0 3.6 141.7
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.7 11 68 156 43.6 1078 11 7.1 13 8.3 75 6.9 4.6 15.9 98.0 56.0 0 0
Opp Total 11 103 218 47.2 1212 6 2.8 29 13.3 5.6 0.12 11.8 110.2 34.2 0 0 5.6 0.1 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
Tuffy Leemans* 29 PR/TB 11 11 100 332 4 26 3.3 30.2 9.1 332 4 0
Andy Marefos 24 10 0 60 153 2 11 2.6 15.3 6.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.5 158 2 0
Len Eshmont 24 FB 9 5 50 164 0 25 3.3 18.2 5.6 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.4 168 0 0
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 48 101 3 17 2.1 9.2 4.4 8 95 11.9 1 44 0.7 8.6 196 4 0
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 35 146 4 21 4.2 29.2 7.0 146 4 0
Hank Soar 27 11 0 29 90 0 19 3.1 8.2 2.6 90 0 0
Ward Cuff* 28 K/WB 11 10 28 157 0 37 5.6 14.3 2.5 19 317 16.7 2 41 1.7 28.8 474 2 0
Kay Eakin 24 P 11 1 27 -5 0 17 -0.2 -0.5 2.5 5 81 16.2 1 38 0.5 7.4 76 1 0
Marion Pugh 22 5 0 24 50 0 45 2.1 10.0 4.8 50 0 0
Howie Yeager 26 wb 10 1 22 67 1 39 3.0 6.7 2.2 11 220 20.0 3 65 1.1 22.0 287 4 0
Clint McClain 23 6 0 9 36 2 11 4.0 6.0 1.5 36 2 0
Dom Principe 24 8 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.6 0.1 4 54 13.5 0 28 0.5 6.8 59 0 0
Jim Poole 26 LE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 74 12.3 2 16 0.5 6.7 74 2 0
Jim Lee Howell 27 RE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 62 15.5 1 42 0.4 5.6 62 1 0
Will Walls 29 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 76 19.0 0 36 0.4 6.9 76 0 0
Ed Danowski 30 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.2 2.0 12 0 0
Vince Dennery 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 65 65.0 1 65 0.1 7.2 65 1 0
Nello Falaschi* 28 BB 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.3 3 0 0
Jack Lummus 26 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 5 0 0
Lee Shaffer 29 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.5 5 0 0
Team Total 25.7 11 433 1296 16 45 3.0 117.8 39.4 68 1078 15.9 11 65 6.2 98.0 2374 27 0
Opp Total 11 408 1166 9 2.9 106.0 37.1 103 1212 11.8 6 9.4 110.2 2378 15 34

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 13 194 0 31 14.9 4 120 0 0 30.0 510
Tuffy Leemans* 29 PR/TB 11 11 14 170 0 18 12.1 3 48 0 0 16.0 550
Len Eshmont 24 FB 9 5 6 131 0 34 21.8 2 54 0 0 27.0 353
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 6 113 0 27 18.8 2 50 0 0 25.0 309
Howie Yeager 26 wb 10 1 2 40 0 34 20.0 3 89 0 0 29.7 416
Hank Soar 27 11 0 4 54 0 30 13.5 144
Ward Cuff* 28 K/WB 11 10 1 10 0 10 10.0 2 46 0 0 23.0 530
Nello Falaschi* 28 BB 11 11 2 32 0 0 16.0 35
Will Walls 29 11 0 2 28 0 0 14.0 104
Marion Pugh 22 5 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 55
Team Total 25.7 11 47 717 0 34 15.3 20 467 0 0 23.4 3558
Opp Total 11 33 1581 1 47.9 45 1007 0 22.4

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* 28 K/WB 11 10 13 5 38.5% 20 19 95.0%
Kay Eakin 24 P 11 1 1 0.0% 20 949 71 0 47.5
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 18 717 70 0 39.8
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 13 488 54 1 37.5
Len Eshmont 24 FB 9 5 11 433 66 0 39.4
Andy Marefos 24 10 0 5 4 80.0% 6 6 100.0%
Hank Soar 27 11 0 3 3 100.0%
Ed Danowski 30 6 0 2 73 40 0 36.5
Win Pedersen 26 RT 9 5 1 1 100.0%
Marion Pugh 22 5 0 1 0.0%
Team Total 25.7 11 20 10 50.0% 30 28 93.3% 64 2660 71 1 41.6
Opp Total 11 11 4 36.4% 15 12 80.0% 75 3194 42.6

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Ward Cuff* 28 K/WB 11 10 4 152 0 43 0
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 4 94 0 45 0
Tuffy Leemans* 29 PR/TB 11 11 3 35 0 26 0
Kay Eakin 24 P 11 1 2 33 0 33 0
Andy Marefos 24 10 0 2 48 0 40 0
Hank Soar 27 11 0 2 31 0 0 0
Len Younce 24 rg 11 5 2 25 0 18 0
Nello Falaschi* 28 BB 11 11 1 10 0 10 0
Chet Gladchuk 24 7 0 1 16 0 16 0
Mel Hein* 32 C 11 11 1 9 0 9 0
Kayo Lunday 29 11 0 1 5 0 5 0
Clint McClain 23 6 0 1 34 0 34 0
Doug Oldershaw 26 RG 10 6 1 26 1 26 0
Win Pedersen 26 RT 9 5 1 3 0 3 0
Jim Poole 26 LE 11 11 1 16 0 16 0
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 1 28 0 28 0
Lee Shaffer 29 10 0 1 4 0 4 0
Team Total 25.7 11 29 569 1 45 0
Opp Total 11 34 21

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* 28 K/WB 11 10 2 2 19 5 46
Andy Marefos 24 10 0 2 2 6 4 30
George Franck 23 KR 11 3 3 1 4 24
Tuffy Leemans* 29 PR/TB 11 11 4 4 24
Frank Reagan 22 b 5 2 4 4 24
Howie Yeager 26 wb 10 1 1 3 4 24
Jim Poole 26 LE 11 11 2 1 3 18
Clint McClain 23 6 0 2 2 12
Frank Cope 26 11 0 1 1 6
Vince Dennery 25 9 0 1 1 6
Kay Eakin 24 P 11 1 1 1 6
Jim Lee Howell 27 RE 11 11 1 1 6
Doug Oldershaw 26 RG 10 6 1 1 6
Win Pedersen 26 RT 9 5 1 3
Hank Soar 27 11 0 3 3
Team Total 25.7 11 16 11 1 2 30 28 10 238
Opp Total 11 9 6 1 1 12 4 114