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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)

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 Frank Filchock 30 8 4 98 rushes for 371 yards, 2 td, & 1 catch for -6 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Pirates / 2nd / 14th pick / 1938
FB Bill Paschal 25 3 1 117 rushes for 362 yards, 4 td, & 9 catches for 78 yards and 2 td
BB Steve Filipowicz 25 1 7 2 rushes for 3 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 84 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 6th pick / 1943
WB Howie Livingston 24 2 7 10 rushes for 38 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 36 yards and 1 td
LE Jim Poole+ 31 9 11 24 catches for 307 yards, 3 td New York Giants / 7th / 64th pick / 1937
LT Tex Coulter 22 Rook 7 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1947
LG Bob Dobelstein 24 Rook 9 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 28th pick / 1945
C Chet Gladchuk 29 5 11 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1941
RG Len Younce 29 5 11 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 67th pick / 1941
RT Jim White 26 Rook 10 1 fumble recovered
RE Jim Lee Howell 32 9 11 9 catches for 141 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Ken Strong 40 17 11 4 of 9 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points
P Frank Reagan 27 5 0 20 punts for a 42.9 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1941
PR Bill Paschal 25 3 1 8 punt returns for a 10.6 average and 0 td
KR George Franck 28 5 1 6 kick returns for a 27.0 average and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 6th pick / 1941

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Dave Brown 26 wb 7 5 190 5-11 Alabama 2/14/1920 3 New York Giants / 25th / 236th pick / 1943
Joseph Byler 24 7 0 240 6-5 Nebraska 8/25/1922 Rook
Victor Carroll 34 t 6 1 235 6-3 Nevada 11/9/1912 10
Frank Cope 31 t 11 4 225 6-2 Santa Clara 11/19/1915 8
Tex Coulter 22 LT 9 7 250 6-4 Texas A&M,Cornell,Army 10/26/1924 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1947
Lou DeFilippo 30 11 0 230 6-2 Fordham 8/28/1916 5 New York Giants / 6th / 47th pick / 1941
Bob Dobelstein 24 LG 10 9 214 5-11 Tennessee 10/27/1922 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 28th pick / 1945
John Doolan 27 hb 5 3 190 6-1 Georgetown (DC) 5/16/1919 1
Monk Edwards 26 g 10 1 213 6-3 Baylor 7/19/1920 6 New York Giants / 18th / 170th pick / 1940
Frank Filchock 30 TB 11 4 193 5-10 Indiana 10/18/1916 8 Pittsburgh Pirates / 2nd / 14th pick / 1938
Steve Filipowicz 25 BB 11 7 200 5-8 Fordham 6/28/1921 1 New York Giants / 1st / 6th pick / 1943
George Franck 28 KR 10 1 176 6-0 Minnesota 9/23/1918 5 New York Giants / 1st / 6th pick / 1941
Chet Gladchuk 29 C 11 11 248 6-4 Boston Col. 4/4/1917 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 12th pick / 1941
Pete Gorgone 26 hb 9 3 220 6-0 Muhlenberg 5/8/1920 Rook
Merle Hapes 27 fb 10 1 190 5-10 Mississippi 5/9/1919 4 New York Giants / 1st / 8th pick / 1942
Cece Hare 27 8 0 195 5-11 Gonzaga 3/2/1919 5
Jim Lee Howell 32 RE 11 11 210 6-5 Arkansas 9/27/1914 9
Frank Liebel 27 11 0 211 6-1 Norwich 11/19/1919 4
Howie Livingston 24 WB 10 7 183 6-1 Fullerton JC 5/15/1922 2
Kayo Lunday 34 7 0 217 6-3 Arkansas 8/13/1912 9
Don McCafferty 25 9 0 220 6-4 Ohio St. 3/12/1921 Rook New York Giants / 13th / 116th pick / 1943
Jack Mead 25 10 0 213 6-3 Wisconsin 4/18/1921 Rook New York Giants / 7th / 64th pick / 1945
Emery Nix 27 4 0 180 5-11 TCU 12/1/1919 3
Lou Palazzi 25 5 0 198 6-0 Penn St. 6/25/1921 Rook New York Giants / 7th / 56th pick / 1943
Bill Paschal 25 FB 10 1 201 6-0 Georgia Tech 5/28/1921 3
Jim Poole+ 31 LE 11 11 218 6-2 Mississippi 9/9/1915 9 New York Giants / 7th / 64th pick / 1937
Phil Ragazzo 31 t 11 1 216 6-0 Case Western Reserve 6/24/1915 8 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 67th pick / 1938
Frank Reagan 27 P 6 0 182 5-11 Pennsylvania 7/28/1919 5 New York Giants / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1941
Hank Soar 32 b 11 1 205 6-2 Providence 8/17/1914 9
Ken Strong 40 FB 11 11 206 6-0 NYU 4/21/1906 17
Orville Tuttle 34 5 0 210 5-9 Phillips,Oklahoma City 9/18/1912 9
John Weiss 24 7 0 198 6-3 none 2/7/1922 2
Jim White 26 RT 11 10 227 6-2 Notre Dame 2/8/1920 Rook
Len Younce 29 RG 11 11 208 6-1 Oregon St. 1/8/1917 5 New York Giants / 8th / 67th pick / 1941
Team Total 28.1 11 209.2 6-1.0 4.6