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1943 New York Giants

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6-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1943 NFL Season Summary

Scored 197 points (19.7/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 170 points (17.0/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 27 points (2.7/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 5.9-4.1.

Coach: Steve Owen (6-3-1)

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: Bear Mountain Inn (Bear Mountain, 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 Tuffy Leemans 31 7 1 37 rushes for 59 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 18th pick / 1936
FB Bill Paschal 22 Rook 3 147 rushes for 572 yards, 10 td, & 9 catches for 74 yards and 2 td
BB Lee Shaffer 31 8 10 1 rush for 3 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 66 yards and 0 td
WB Ward Cuff 30 6 10 80 rushes for 523 yards, 3 td, & 7 catches for 52 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
LE Neal Adams 24 1 8 8 catches for 65 yards, 1 td
LT Frank Cope 28 5 10
LG Len Younce 26 2 10 New York Giants / 8th / 67th pick / 1941
C Mel Hein 34 12 7
RG Chuck Avedisian 26 1 10
RT Al Blozis+ 24 1 10 New York Giants / 5th / 38th pick / 1942
RE Will Walls 31 6 6 14 catches for 231 yards, 2 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Ward Cuff 30 6 10 3 of 9 field goals & 26 of 27 extra points New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
P Carl Kinscherf 24 Rook 2 32 punts for a 40.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Ward Cuff 30 6 10 9 punt returns for a 13.3 average and 0 td New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
KR Bill Paschal 22 Rook 3 7 kick returns for a 26.1 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Neal Adams 24 LE 8 8 195 6-3 Arkansas 1/21/1919 1
Verlin Adams 25 4 0 205 6-0 Charleston (WV) 7/14/1918 Rook New York Giants / 31st / 291st pick / 1943
Chuck Avedisian 26 RG 10 10 203 5-9 Providence 9/19/1917 1
Hub Barker 25 2 0 193 5-10 Arkansas 11/12/1918 1
Al Blozis+ 24 RT 10 10 250 6-6 Georgetown (DC) 1/5/1919 1 New York Giants / 5th / 38th pick / 1942
Dave Brown 23 fb 10 4 190 5-11 Alabama 2/14/1920 Rook New York Giants / 25th / 236th pick / 1943
Victor Carroll 31 10 0 235 6-3 Nevada 11/9/1912 7
Frank Cope 28 LT 10 10 225 6-2 Santa Clara 11/19/1915 5
Ward Cuff 30 K 10 10 192 6-1 Marquette 8/12/1913 6 New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
Walt Dubzinski 24 5 0 205 5-10 Boston Col. 10/26/1919 Rook
Mel Hein 34 C 10 7 225 6-2 Washington St. 8/22/1909 12
Bull Karcis 35 8 0 223 5-9 Carnegie Mellon 12/3/1908 11
Carl Kinscherf 24 P 8 2 188 6-1 Colgate 10/20/1919 Rook
Tuffy Leemans 31 TB 10 1 195 6-0 Oregon,George Washington 11/12/1912 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 18th pick / 1936
Frank Liebel 24 e 10 4 211 6-1 Norwich 11/19/1919 1
Sal Marone 26 8 0 195 5-10 Manhattan 8/10/1917 Rook
Emery Nix 24 tb 10 6 180 5-11 TCU 12/1/1919 Rook
Bill Paschal 22 FB 9 3 201 6-0 Georgia Tech 5/28/1921 Rook
Bill Piccolo 23 c 10 3 185 5-11 Canisius 5/1/1920 Rook New York Giants / 10th / 86th pick / 1943
Steve Pritko 23 e 10 2 209 6-2 Villanova 12/21/1920 Rook Cleveland Rams / 28th / 265th pick / 1943
Tom Roberts 27 9 0 215 6-1 DePaul 4/1/1916 Rook New York Giants / 10th / 90th pick / 1939
Lee Shaffer 31 BB 10 10 203 6-2 Kansas St. 5/9/1912 8
Hank Soar 29 b 4 4 205 6-2 Providence 8/17/1914 6
Joe Sulaitis 22 7 0 212 6-2 none 6/20/1921 Rook
Bob Trocolor 26 5 0 207 6-2 Long Island,Alabama 3/31/1917 1
Larry Visnic 24 7 0 190 5-11 Benedictine 4/7/1919 Rook New York Giants / 8th / 66th pick / 1943
Will Walls 31 RE 8 6 214 6-4 TCU 12/8/1912 6
Len Younce 26 LG 10 10 208 6-1 Oregon St. 1/8/1917 2 New York Giants / 8th / 67th pick / 1941
Team Total 26.5 10 205.7 6-0.7 2.7