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1948 New York Giants

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4-8-0, NFL East Division  · 1948 NFL Season Summary

Scored 297 points (24.8/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (32.3/g), 9th.
 Differential of -91 points (-7.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 4.2-7.8.

Coach: Steve Owen (4-8-0)

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tim Mara
General Manager Ray Walsh

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 297 3723 725 5.1 36 20 17 212 191 363 2504 24 16 6.9 114 362 1219 15 3.4 81
Team Defense 388 4574 792 5.8 50 11 12 227 157 311 2406 25 39 7.7 106 481 2168 26 4.5 109
Lg Rank Offense 5 6 3 7 6 2 3 3 2 6 10 9 5 9
Lg Rank Defense 9 9 1 10 7 6 8 8 1 10 6 8 9 8

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Thu September 23 boxscore W 1-0 @ Boston Yanks 27 7 13 299 211 88 3 10 228 137 91 7
2 Sun October 3 boxscore L 1-1 @ Washington Redskins 10 41 4 102 92 10 6 24 495 336 159 3
3 Sun October 10 boxscore L 1-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 45 6 125 64 61 5 19 366 168 198 2
4 Sun October 17 boxscore L 1-3 Chicago Cardinals 35 63 26 392 247 145 2 23 579 280 299 1
5 Sun October 24 boxscore W 2-3 Pittsburgh Steelers 34 27 13 336 192 144 1 14 287 204 83 5
6 Sun October 31 boxscore L 2-4 @ Chicago Bears 14 35 14 204 137 67 4 22 461 169 292 7
7 Sun November 7 boxscore L 2-5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 35 19 376 261 115 2 21 458 189 269 4
8 Sun November 14 boxscore L 2-6 Los Angeles Rams 37 52 14 233 141 92 4 25 390 167 223 5
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 3-6 @ Green Bay Packers 49 3 28 443 334 109 2 11 232 139 93 8
10 Sun November 28 boxscore W 4-6 Boston Yanks 28 14 21 403 237 166 2 11 157 98 59 5
11 Sun December 5 boxscore L 4-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 28 38 31 463 363 100 3 23 431 165 266
12 Sun December 12 boxscore L 4-8 Washington Redskins 21 28 23 347 225 122 2 24 490 354 136 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
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 162 299 54.2 2175 22 7.4 13 4.3 65 7.3 6.8 13.4 181.3 84.0 0 0
Paul Governali 27 qb 9 2 27 56 48.2 280 1 1.8 1 1.8 24 5.0 4.6 10.4 31.1 61.6 0 0
Skippy Minisi 22 RH 12 9 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 66.7 0 0.0 -30.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Ray Coates 24 9 0 1 2 50.0 26 1 50.0 0 0.0 26 13.0 23.0 26.0 2.9 135.4 0 0
Emlen Tunnell 24 PR 10 3 1 2 50.0 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 23 11.5 11.5 23.0 2.3 91.7 0 0
Joe Sulaitis 27 b 12 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 25.9 12 191 363 52.6 2504 24 6.6 16 4.4 65 6.9 6.2 13.1 208.7 78.3 0 0
Opp Total 12 157 311 50.5 2406 25 8.0 39 12.5 7.7 3.70 15.3 200.5 63.6 0 0 7.7 3.7 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
Gene Roberts 25 FB 11 1 145 491 0 27 3.4 44.6 13.2 14 222 15.9 3 49 1.3 20.2 713 3 9
Ray Coates 24 9 0 50 176 3 18 3.5 19.6 5.6 176 3 1
Joe Scott 22 KR/LH 10 6 48 198 2 20 4.1 19.8 4.8 17 235 13.8 2 43 1.7 23.5 433 4 6
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 40 160 5 40 4.0 13.3 3.3 160 5 5
Skippy Minisi 22 RH 12 9 36 160 1 19 4.4 13.3 3.0 13 123 9.5 1 23 1.1 10.3 283 2 2
Emlen Tunnell 24 PR 10 3 17 43 0 15 2.5 4.3 1.7 4 32 8.0 0 14 0.4 3.2 75 0 3
John Atwood 25 hb 8 1 9 6 0 9 0.7 0.8 1.1 10 141 14.1 1 54 1.3 17.6 147 1 2
Paul Governali 27 qb 9 2 6 -48 0 10 -8.0 -5.3 0.7 -48 0 1
Joe Sulaitis 27 b 12 4 5 18 1 10 3.6 1.5 0.4 26 298 11.5 1 26 2.2 24.8 316 2 2
George Cheverko 28 lh 8 5 3 10 0 6 3.3 1.3 0.4 1 41 41.0 0 41 0.1 5.1 51 0 0
Jules Siegle 25 3 0 2 6 0 8 3.0 2.0 0.7 6 0 0
Art Faircloth 27 2 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.5 0.5 -1 0 0
Bill Swiacki 26 le 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 550 14.1 10 65 3.3 45.8 550 10 1
Ray Poole 27 RE 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 35 492 14.1 3 51 2.9 41.0 492 3 1
Joe Johnson 22 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 217 11.4 2 23 1.7 19.7 217 2 0
Bruce Gehrke 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 109 12.1 1 27 1.1 13.6 109 1 0
Joyce Pipkin 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 28 14.0 0 17 0.3 3.5 28 0 0
Paul Walker 23 LE 12 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.9 11 0 0
Frank Williams 26 fb 9 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 5 0 1
Team Total 25.9 12 362 1219 12 40 3.4 101.6 30.2 191 2504 13.1 24 65 15.9 208.7 3723 36 36
Opp Total 12 481 2168 26 4.5 180.7 40.1 157 2406 15.3 25 13.1 200.5 4574 51 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
Joe Scott 22 KR/LH 10 6 3 25 0 12 8.3 20 569 1 99 28.5 1027
Emlen Tunnell 24 PR 10 3 12 115 0 25 9.6 1 21 0 21 21.0 211
Gene Roberts 25 FB 11 1 1 10 0 10 10.0 7 160 0 33 22.9 883
John Atwood 25 hb 8 1 4 32 0 14 8.0 3 58 0 29 19.3 237
Skippy Minisi 22 RH 12 9 3 25 0 13 8.3 4 82 0 28 20.5 390
Ray Coates 24 9 0 6 107 0 26 17.8 283
George Cheverko 28 lh 8 5 1 5 0 5 5.0 3 80 0 35 26.7 136
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 4 72 0 23 18.0 232
Joe Sulaitis 27 b 12 4 4 66 0 18 16.5 382
Mike Garzoni 25 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Ed Royston 25 g 10 3 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
Jules Siegle 25 3 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 18
Bill Swiacki 26 le 12 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 550
Jim White 28 LT 11 6 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Team Total 25.9 12 24 212 0 25 8.8 57 1238 1 99 21.7 5173
Opp Total 12 55 2270 2 41.3 56 1242 0 22.2

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
Frank Reagan 29 P/qb 11 6 61 2331 64 1 38.2
Len Younce 31 K/RG 11 9 7 1 14.3% 37 36 97.3%
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 17 678 53 0 39.9
Frank Williams 26 fb 9 7 1 0.0% 5 4 80.0%
Team Total 25.9 12 8 1 12.5% 42 40 95.2% 78 3009 64 1 38.6
Opp Total 12 8 4 50.0% 54 52 96.3% 57 2286 40.1

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
Joe Scott 22 KR/LH 10 6 5 10 0 10 0 0 6 1 0 0
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 0 5 5 -20 0
Gene Roberts 25 FB 11 1 0 9 1 0 0
Emlen Tunnell 24 PR 10 3 7 116 1 43 0 0 3 0 0 0
Frank Reagan 29 P/qb 11 6 9 145 0 45 0
George Cheverko 28 lh 8 5 5 144 0 61 0 0 0 3 34 0
John Atwood 25 hb 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
Art Faircloth 27 2 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Skippy Minisi 22 RH 12 9 2 10 0 10 0 0 2 0 0 0
Joe Sulaitis 27 b 12 4 0 2 2 0 0
John Cannady 25 C 12 12 2 62 0 22 0 0 0 1 15 0
Don Ettinger 26 lb 10 2 2 14 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ray Poole 27 RE 12 12 0 1 2 0 1 1
Ken Keuper 30 7 0 1 30 0 30 0 0 1 0 0 0
Joyce Pipkin 24 8 0 0 0 2 0 0
Bill Swiacki 26 le 12 1 0 1 1 0 0
Frank Williams 26 fb 9 7 0 1 1 0 0
Ray Coates 24 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Dobelstein 26 LG 11 9 1 20 1 20 0
Mike Garzoni 25 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
Paul Governali 27 qb 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
Joe Johnson 22 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ed Royston 25 g 10 3 0 0 1 0 0
Bill Schuler 26 RT 12 11 0 0 1 0 0
Jules Siegle 25 3 0 0 0 1 9 0
Paul Walker 23 LE 12 11 1 5 0 5 0
Team Total 25.9 12 39 561 2 61 0 0 36 27 38 1 1
Opp Total 12 34 23

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Bill Swiacki 26 le 12 1 10 10 60
Len Younce 31 K/RG 11 9 36 1 39
Charlie Conerly 27 QB 12 4 5 5 30
Joe Scott 22 KR/LH 10 6 2 2 1 5 30
Ray Poole 27 RE 12 12 3 1 4 1 26
Ray Coates 24 9 0 3 3 18
Gene Roberts 25 FB 11 1 3 3 18
Joe Johnson 22 11 0 2 2 12
Skippy Minisi 22 RH 12 9 1 1 2 12
Joe Sulaitis 27 b 12 4 1 1 2 12
John Atwood 25 hb 8 1 1 1 6
Bob Dobelstein 26 LG 11 9 1 1 6
Carl Fennema 22 8 0 1 1 6
Bruce Gehrke 24 8 0 1 1 6
Emlen Tunnell 24 PR 10 3 1 1 6
Jim White 28 LT 11 6 1 1 6
Frank Williams 26 fb 9 7 4 4
Team Total 25.9 12 12 24 1 1 2 2 42 40 1 1 297
Opp Total 12 26 25 2 2 52 4 388