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1946 New York Giants

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7-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1946 NFL Season Summary

Scored 236 points (21.5/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 162 points (14.7/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 74 points (6.7/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 7.8-3.2.

Coach: Steve Owen (7-3-1)

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
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 236 2914 608 4.8 41 16 19 163 100 194 1450 14 25 7.5 63 414 1464 17 3.5 81
Team Defense 162 3112 652 4.8 45 26 12 161 128 258 1823 9 19 7.1 72 394 1289 9 3.3 77
Lg Rank Offense 4 5 5 4 4 8 8 5 9 3 5 6 2 3
Lg Rank Defense 3 7 3 2 6 8 8 3 7 7 3 5 1 5

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Tue October 1 boxscore W 1-0 @ Boston Yanks 17 0 17 271 87 184 2 8 139 27 112 3
3 Sun October 6 boxscore W 2-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 14 10 249 41 208 1 17 369 218 151 6
3 Sun October 13 boxscore L 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 14 24 13 211 145 66 5 15 367 187 180 4
4 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-1 Chicago Cardinals 28 24 17 328 294 34 6 16 303 170 133 4
5 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-1 Chicago Bears 14 0 9 150 87 63 5 15 342 227 115 7
6 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 24 18 251 148 103 5 11 197 62 135 2
7 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-2 Philadelphia Eagles 45 17 19 341 90 251 4 14 273 198 75 5
8 Sun November 17 boxscore T 5-2-1 Boston Yanks 28 28 17 293 197 96 3 13 197 129 68 1
9 Sun November 24 boxscore W 6-2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 0 10 154 39 115 2 10 139 53 86 3
10 Sun December 1 boxscore L 6-3-1 Los Angeles Rams 21 31 15 394 180 214 6 25 453 312 141 5
11 Sun December 8 boxscore W 7-3-1 Washington Redskins 31 0 18 272 142 130 2 17 333 240 93 5
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 15 boxscore L 7-4-1 Chicago Bears 14 24 13 248 128 120 8 10 245 144 101 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
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 87 169 51.5% 1262 12 7.1 25 14.8 57 7.5 2.2 14.5 114.7 60.2
Emery Nix 27 4 0 10 19 52.6% 156 2 10.5 0 0.0 35 8.2 10.3 15.6 39.0 115.2 0 0
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 3 6 50.0% 32 0 0.0 0 0.0 22 5.3 5.3 10.7 5.3 66.0
Team Total 28.1 11 100 194 51.5% 1450 14 7.2 25 12.9 57 7.5 3.1 14.5 131.8 60.7 0 0
Opp Total 11 128 258 49.6% 1823 9 3.5 19 7.4 7.1 4.45 14.2 165.7 53.8 0 0 7.1 4.4 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
Bill Paschal 25 FB/PR 10 1 117 362 4 30 3.1 36.2 11.7 9 78 8.7 2 35 0.9 7.8 440 6 6
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 98 371 2 70 3.8 33.7 8.9 1 -6 -6.0 0 -6 0.1 -0.5 365 2 5
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 62 246 2 52 4.0 41.0 10.3 4 71 17.8 0 36 0.7 11.8 317 2 5
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 56 161 5 26 2.9 16.1 5.6 3 40 13.3 0 33 0.3 4.0 201 5 3
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 43 270 0 46 6.3 27.0 4.3 6 137 22.8 1 50 0.6 13.7 407 1 5
John Doolan 27 hb 5 3 12 33 0 24 2.8 6.6 2.4 3 28 9.3 0 13 0.6 5.6 61 0 2
Howie Livingston 24 WB 10 7 10 38 0 18 3.8 3.8 1.0 2 36 18.0 1 24 0.2 3.6 74 1 4
Dave Brown 26 wb 7 5 9 5 0 8 0.6 0.7 1.3 5 0 1
Emery Nix 27 4 0 8 -25 0 3 -3.1 -6.3 2.0 -25 0 1
Steve Filipowicz 25 BB 11 7 2 3 1 2 1.5 0.3 0.2 7 84 12.0 1 29 0.6 7.6 87 2 1
Hank Soar 32 b 11 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 3 0 0
Jim Poole+ 31 LE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 307 12.8 3 31 2.2 27.9 307 3 1
Frank Liebel 27 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 360 18.0 4 57 1.8 32.7 360 4 1
Jim Lee Howell 32 RE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 141 15.7 0 33 0.8 12.8 141 0 0
John Weiss 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 70 17.5 1 35 0.6 10.0 70 1 0
Don McCafferty 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 38 12.7 1 17 0.3 4.2 38 1 0
Jack Mead 25 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 36 12.0 0 19 0.3 3.6 36 0 0
Cece Hare 27 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 30 15.0 0 20 0.3 3.8 30 0 0
Team Total 28.1 11 418 1467 14 70 3.5 133.4 38.0 100 1450 14.5 14 57 9.1 131.8 2917 28 36
Opp Total 11 394 1289 9 3.3 117.2 35.8 128 1823 14.2 9 11.6 165.7 3112 18 42

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Bill Paschal 25 FB/PR 10 1 8 85 0 26 10.6 6 158 0 53 26.3 683
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 6 50 0 17 8.3 4 109 0 45 27.3 524
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 4 58 0 32 14.5 6 162 0 35 27.0 627
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 5 48 0 22 9.6 2 77 0 41 38.5 442
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 2 5 0 3 2.5 2 43 0 23 21.5 249
Hank Soar 32 b 11 1 4 83 0 38 20.8 86
John Doolan 27 hb 5 3 3 49 0 33 16.3 110
Dave Brown 26 wb 7 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 5
Victor Carroll 34 t 6 1 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
Steve Filipowicz 25 BB 11 7 1 16 0 16 16.0 103
Cece Hare 27 8 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 49
Howie Livingston 24 WB 10 7 1 30 0 30 30.0 104
Team Total 28.1 11 33 378 0 38 11.5 24 625 0 53 26.0 3920
Opp Total 11 28 1775 0 63.4 52 1279 2 24.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
Ken Strong 40 fb/K 11 11 9 4 44.4%% 32 32 100.0%%
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 20 857 58 0 42.9
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 16 624 53 0 39.0
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 12 479 60 1 39.9
Bill Paschal 25 FB/PR 10 1 1 47 47 0 47.0
Len Younce 29 RG 11 11 1 10 10 0 10.0
Team Total 28.1 11 9 4 44.4%% 32 32 100.0%% 50 2017 60 1 40.3
Opp Total 11 9 5 55.6%% 21 21 100.0%% 58 2267 39.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Howie Livingston 24 WB 10 7 4 69 0 33 0 0 4 4 20 1
Bill Paschal 25 FB/PR 10 1 0 6 4 0 0
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 0 5 4 -16 0
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 0 5 3 0 0
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 1 19 0 19 0 0 5 0 0 0
Steve Filipowicz 25 BB 11 7 4 52 1 31 0 0 1 1 0 0
Frank Liebel 27 11 0 5 117 0 44 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Poole+ 31 LE 11 11 0 1 4 0 0
Dave Brown 26 wb 7 5 0 1 3 4 0
Frank Cope 31 t 11 4 0 0 4 0 0
Hank Soar 32 b 11 1 3 35 0 21 0 0 0 1 9 0
John Doolan 27 hb 5 3 0 2 1 0 0
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 0 3 0 0 0
Jim Lee Howell 32 RE 11 11 0 0 3 0 0
Len Younce 29 RG 11 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Tex Coulter 22 LT 9 7 0 0 2 0 0
Bob Dobelstein 24 LG 10 9 0 0 2 0 0
Chet Gladchuk 29 C 11 11 0 1 1 0 0
Emery Nix 27 4 0 0 1 1 0 0
Victor Carroll 34 t 6 1 0 0 1 0 0
Monk Edwards 26 g 10 1 0 0 1 0 0
Jack Mead 25 10 0 1 33 0 33 0
Jim White 26 RT 11 10 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 28.1 11 19 325 1 44 0 0 36 43 17 1
Opp Total 11 42 16

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
Ken Strong 40 fb/K 11 11 32 4 44
Bill Paschal 25 FB/PR 10 1 4 2 6 36
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 5 5 30
Frank Liebel 27 11 0 4 4 24
Steve Filipowicz 25 BB 11 7 1 1 1 3 18
Howie Livingston 24 WB 10 7 1 1 1 3 18
Jim Poole+ 31 LE 11 11 3 3 18
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 2 2 12
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 2 2 12
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 1 1 6
Don McCafferty 25 9 0 1 1 6
John Weiss 24 7 0 1 1 6
Jim White 26 RT 11 10 1 1 6
Team Total 28.1 11 14 14 1 1 2 32 32 4 236
Opp Total 11 9 9 2 1 1 21 5 162

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-10-01 @ BOS W, 17-0 1 3 rush Merle Hapes 3 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
2 1946-10-01 @ BOS W, 17-0 4 8 rush Merle Hapes 8 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
3 1946-10-06 @ PIT W, 17-14 2 2 rush Merle Hapes 2 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
4 1946-10-06 @ PIT W, 17-14 2 70 rush Frank Filchock 70 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
5 1946-10-13 @ WAS L, 14-24 2 30 rush Bill Paschal 30 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
6 1946-10-13 @ WAS L, 14-24 3 8 pass Steve Filipowicz 8 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
7 1946-10-20 CRD W, 28-24 1 13 fumble Howie Livingston 13 yard fumble return (Ken Strong kick)
8 1946-10-20 CRD W, 28-24 3 20 pass Bill Paschal 20 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
9 1946-10-20 CRD W, 28-24 4 35 pass Bill Paschal 35 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
10 1946-10-20 CRD W, 28-24 4 5 rush Howie Livingston 5 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
11 1946-10-27 CHI W, 14-0 2 2 pass Frank Liebel 2 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
12 1946-10-27 CHI W, 14-0 3 13 rush Frank Filchock 13 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
13 1946-11-03 @ PHI L, 14-24 3 fumble Jim White yard fumble return (Ken Strong kick)
14 1946-11-03 @ PHI L, 14-24 4 8 pass Don McCafferty 8 yard pass from Emery Nix (Ken Strong kick)
15 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 1 11 pass Jim Poole 11 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
16 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 2 3 rush Bill Paschal 3 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
17 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 2 17 rush Merle Hapes 17 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
18 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 3 31 pass Jim Poole 31 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
19 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 4 rush Frank Reagan yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
20 1946-11-10 PHI W, 45-17 4 35 pass John Weiss 35 yard pass from Emery Nix (Ken Strong kick)
21 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 1 57 pass Frank Liebel 57 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
22 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 2 9 rush Merle Hapes 9 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
23 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 2 4 pass Jim Poole 4 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
24 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 3 1 rush Steve Filipowicz 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
25 1946-11-24 PIT W, 7-0 2 4 rush Bill Paschal 4 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
26 1946-12-01 RAM L, 21-31 1 16 pass Frank Liebel 16 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
27 1946-12-01 RAM L, 21-31 3 52 rush Frank Reagan 52 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
28 1946-12-01 RAM L, 21-31 4 24 pass Howie Livingston 24 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
29 1946-12-08 WAS W, 31-0 2 1 rush Bill Paschal 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
30 1946-12-08 WAS W, 31-0 2 pass Frank Liebel yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
31 1946-12-08 WAS W, 31-0 3 33 pass George Franck 33 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
32 1946-12-08 WAS W, 31-0 3 31 interception Steve Filipowicz 31 yard interception return (Ken Strong kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-10-06 @ PIT L, 14-17 3 30 pass Bill Garnaas 30 yard pass from Bill Dudley (Bill Dudley kick)
2 1946-10-06 @ PIT L, 14-17 4 2 rush Johnny Clement 2 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
3 1946-10-13 @ WAS W, 24-14 1 1 rush Jack Jenkins 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
4 1946-10-13 @ WAS W, 24-14 3 51 pass Steve Bagarus 51 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
5 1946-10-13 @ WAS W, 24-14 4 13 pass Steve Bagarus 13 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
6 1946-10-20 CRD L, 24-28 1 1 rush Marshall Goldberg 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
7 1946-10-20 CRD L, 24-28 2 6 rush Ward Cuff 6 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
8 1946-10-20 CRD L, 24-28 4 105 kickoff Frank Seno 105 yard kickoff return (Ward Cuff kick)
9 1946-11-03 @ PHI W, 24-14 1 1 rush Steve Van Buren 1 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
10 1946-11-03 @ PHI W, 24-14 2 30 rush Steve Van Buren 30 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
11 1946-11-03 @ PHI W, 24-14 3 fumble Augie Lio yard fumble return (Augie Lio kick)
12 1946-11-10 PHI L, 17-45 1 52 interception Gil Steinke 52 yard interception return (Augie Lio kick)
13 1946-11-10 PHI L, 17-45 4 14 pass Dick Humbert 14 yard pass from Allie Sherman (Augie Lio kick)
14 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 1 27 pass Hal Crisler 27 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
15 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 2 2 rush Gary Famiglietti 2 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
16 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 4 1 rush Paul Governali 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
17 1946-11-17 BOS T, 28-28 4 6 pass Hal Crisler 6 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
18 1946-12-01 RAM W, 31-21 1 3 pass Fred Gehrke 3 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
19 1946-12-01 RAM W, 31-21 1 16 pass Jim Benton 16 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
20 1946-12-01 RAM W, 31-21 2 10 pass Jim Benton 10 yard pass from Bob Waterfield (Bob Waterfield kick)
21 1946-12-01 RAM W, 31-21 4 51 kickoff Bob Shaw 51 yard kickoff return (Bob Waterfield kick)