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1950 New York Giants

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10-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL American Division  · 1950 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 12.6, Offense: 1.4, Defense: 11.2, SoS: 2.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 268 points (22.3/g), 6th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 150 points (12.5/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 118 points (9.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.6-2.4.

Coach: Steve Owen (10-2-0)

Playoffs:
Lost Divisional Round 3-8 vs. Cleveland Browns

Stadium: Polo Grounds
 Training Camp: Saranac High School Field/Eagles "Nest" Residence (Saranac Lake, New York)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tim Mara
General Manager Ray Walsh

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 268 3407 735 4.6 30 20 173 81 187 1071 12 10 4.9 53 515 2336 21 4.5 114 68 562 6
Opp. Stats 150 2969 801 3.7 54 27 176 145 295 1582 11 27 4.8 76 473 1387 8 2.9 87 70 553 13
Lg Rank Offense 6 11 1 8 13 13 13 11 1 10 3 1 3 3
Lg Rank Defense 3 2 3 1 2 4 4 4 7 4 11 2 2 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 18 7 10 197 30 167 2 10 138 104 34 9
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 2-0 @ Cleveland Browns 6 0 8 197 61 136 1 12 250 127 123 5
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-0 @ Washington Redskins 21 17 15 288 168 120 1 18 260 105 155 3
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 17 12 173 76 97 5 17 328 178 150 4
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 4-1 Cleveland Browns 17 13 18 217 6 211 4 16 130 47 83 7
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 4-2 @ Chicago Cardinals 3 17 10 171 73 98 3 16 304 110 194 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 5-2 Washington Redskins 24 21 16 257 131 126 2 13 236 106 130 3
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-2 Chicago Cardinals 51 21 22 552 243 309 2 18 326 231 95 4
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 7-2 @ Baltimore Colts 55 20 23 478 55 423 6 12 305 209 96 4
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 8-2 Philadelphia Eagles 7 3 6 164 30 134 17 258 89 169 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 9-2 New York Yanks 51 7 24 599 222 377 1 12 221 169 52 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 10-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 9 7 9 204 66 138 3 15 262 156 106 6
Playoffs
Division Sun December 17 boxscore L 10-3 @ Cleveland Browns 3 8 11 154 13 141 2 9 182 29 153 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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
42 Charlie Conerly* 29 QB 11 8 6-2-0 56 132 42.4 1000 8 6.1 7 5.3 43 7.6 6.4 17.9 90.9 67.1
20 Travis Tidwell 25 qb 8 3 3-0-0 25 55 45.5 338 4 7.3 3 5.5 47 6.1 5.1 13.5 42.3 67.1
Team Total 26.0 12 9-2-0 81 187 43.3 1338 12 6.4 10 5.3 47 7.2 6.0 16.5 111.5 67.1 0 0
Opp Total 12 145 295 49.2 1848 11 3.7 27 9.2 6.3 2.89 12.7 154.0 43.4 33 266 4.8 1.8 10.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 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
31 Eddie Price 25 FB 10 0 126 703 4 74 5.6 70.3 12.6 4 30 7.5 0 21 0.4 3.0 733 4 5
35 Gene Roberts* 27 LH 12 0 116 483 4 62 4.2 40.3 9.7 11 144 13.1 1 47 0.9 12.0 627 5 6
12 Randy Clay 22 RH 12 0 74 254 2 56 3.4 21.2 6.2 7 69 9.9 0 16 0.6 5.8 323 2 5
30 Joe Scott 24 KR 10 0 72 322 2 48 4.5 32.2 7.2 9 240 26.7 1 61 0.9 24.0 562 3 5
41 Forrest Griffith 22 6 0 45 162 2 39 3.6 27.0 7.5 1 26 26.0 0 26 0.2 4.3 188 2 3
20 Travis Tidwell 25 qb 8 3 29 133 2 54 4.6 16.6 3.6 133 2 3
42 Charlie Conerly* 29 QB 11 8 23 22 1 14 1.0 2.0 2.1 22 1 2
16 Jim Ostendarp 27 7 0 18 144 2 55 8.0 20.6 2.6 144 2 3
34 Bob Jackson 29 12 0 12 113 2 57 9.4 9.4 1.0 113 2 0
81 Bill Swiacki 28 LE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 280 14.0 3 38 1.7 23.3 280 3 1
88 Bob McChesney 24 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 380 20.0 6 43 1.6 31.7 380 6 0
80 Kelley Mote 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 72 18.0 1 41 0.4 8.0 72 1 0
85 Ellery Williams 24 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 78 19.5 0 34 0.3 6.5 78 0 0
21 Joe Sulaitis 29 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.3 3 0 0
73 Arnie Weinmeister*+ 27 LDT 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 16 16.0 0 16 0.1 1.6 16 0 0
Team Total 26.0 12 515 2336 21 74 4.5 194.7 42.9 81 1338 16.5 12 61 6.8 111.5 3674 33 36
Opp Total 12 473 1387 8 2.9 115.6 39.4 145 1582 10.9 11 12.1 131.8 2969 19 43

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
45 Emlen Tunnell* 25 LDH/PR 12 0 31 305 0 43 9.8 305
30 Joe Scott 24 KR 10 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 14 351 0 53 25.1 936
16 Jim Ostendarp 27 7 0 7 60 0 34 8.6 3 68 0 27 22.7 272
21 Joe Sulaitis 29 12 0 4 112 0 33 28.0 115
83 Otto Schnellbacher* 27 RS 12 0 3 22 0 17 7.3 22
12 Randy Clay 22 RH 12 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 348
82 Ray Poole* 29 K/RDE/RE 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 48
35 Gene Roberts* 27 LH 12 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 639
81 Bill Swiacki 28 LE 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 291
Team Total 26.0 12 42 410 0 43 9.8 25 592 0 53 23.7 4779
Opp Total 12 43 1706 0 39.7 55 1166 0 21.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
49 Tom Landry 26 LS/P 10 0 58 2136 61 1 36.8
82 Ray Poole* 29 K/RDE/RE 12 0 11 5 45.5% 34 30 88.2%
42 Charlie Conerly* 29 QB 11 8 20 760 54 0 38.0
12 Randy Clay 22 RH 12 0 1 1 100.0% 1 0.0%
Team Total 26.0 12 12 6 50.0% 35 30 85.7% 78 2896 61 1 37.1
Opp Total 12 11 6 54.5% 19 18 94.7% 77 3164 41.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
35 Gene Roberts* 27 LH 12 0 0 6 5 -1 0 1
83 Otto Schnellbacher* 27 RS 12 0 8 99 0 37 0 0 1 2 0 0
12 Randy Clay 22 RH 12 0 2 42 0 32 0 0 5 2 0 0
45 Emlen Tunnell* 25 LDH/PR 12 0 7 167 0 35 0 0 1 1 0 0
31 Eddie Price 25 FB 10 0 0 5 3 0 0
30 Joe Scott 24 KR 10 0 0 5 2 0 0
82 Ray Poole* 29 K/RDE/RE 12 0 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 5 36 0
41 Forrest Griffith 22 6 0 0 3 1 4 0
49 Tom Landry 26 LS/P 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 41 1
16 Jim Ostendarp 27 7 0 0 3 1 0 0
22 Harmon Rowe 27 RDH 7 0 3 48 0 32 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Dick Woodard 24 RLB 12 0 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 3 0 1
52 John Cannady* 27 LLB 11 0 2 23 0 16 0 0 0 1 10 0
42 Charlie Conerly* 29 QB 11 8 0 2 1 0 0
78 Al DeRogatis* 23 RDT 12 0 0 0 3 0 1
20 Travis Tidwell 25 qb 8 3 0 3 0 0 0
60 Jon Baker 27 MG 12 0 0 0 2 9 0
61 Bill Milner 28 LG 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
80 Kelley Mote 27 9 0 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 John Rapacz 26 C 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
73 Arnie Weinmeister*+ 27 LDT 10 0 0 0 2 0 0
86 Jim Duncan 25 LDE 8 0 0 0 1 4 0
81 Bill Swiacki 28 LE 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
77 Jim White 30 LT 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.0 12 27 408 0 37 0 0 36 43 103 3 1
Opp Total 12 43 16 33

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
82 Ray Poole* 29 K/RDE/RE 12 0 30 34 5 11 45
88 Bob McChesney 24 12 0 6 6 36
35 Gene Roberts* 27 LH 12 0 4 1 5 1 32
31 Eddie Price 25 FB 10 0 4 4 24
30 Joe Scott 24 KR 10 0 2 1 3 18
81 Bill Swiacki 28 LE 12 0 3 3 18
12 Randy Clay 22 RH 12 0 2 2 1 1 1 15
41 Forrest Griffith 22 6 0 2 2 12
34 Bob Jackson 29 12 0 2 2 12
16 Jim Ostendarp 27 7 0 2 2 12
20 Travis Tidwell 25 qb 8 3 2 2 12
42 Charlie Conerly* 29 QB 11 8 1 1 6
78 Al DeRogatis* 23 RDT 12 0 1 1 6
49 Tom Landry 26 LS/P 10 0 1 1 6
80 Kelley Mote 27 9 0 1 1 6
51 Dick Woodard 24 RLB 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 12 21 12 3 36 30 35 6 12 2 270
Opp Total 12 8 11 18 19 6 11 150

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1950-09-17 @ PIT W, 18-7 4 37 fumble Tom Landry 37 yard fumble return (Ray Poole kick)
2 1950-09-17 @ PIT W, 18-7 4 0 fumble Al DeRogatis 0 yard fumble return (Ray Poole kick)
3 1950-10-01 @ CLE W, 6-0 1 2 rush Eddie Price 2 yard rush
4 1950-10-08 @ WAS W, 21-17 1 2 rush Forrest Griffith 2 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
5 1950-10-08 @ WAS W, 21-17 3 2 rush Gene Roberts 2 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
6 1950-10-08 @ WAS W, 21-17 4 39 pass Gene Roberts 39 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
7 1950-10-15 PIT L, 6-17 3 33 pass Joe Scott 33 yard pass from Charlie Conerly
8 1950-10-22 CLE W, 17-13 3 4 rush Forrest Griffith 4 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
9 1950-10-22 CLE W, 17-13 4 2 rush Joe Scott 2 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
10 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 1 36 pass Bob McChesney 36 yard pass from Travis Tidwell (Ray Poole kick)
11 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 3 1 rush Travis Tidwell 1 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
12 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 4 26 pass Bill Swiacki 26 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
13 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 2 13 rush Joe Scott 13 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
14 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 2 62 rush Gene Roberts 62 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
15 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 2 0 fumble Dick Woodard 0 yard fumble return (Ray Poole kick)
16 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 3 38 pass Bill Swiacki 38 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
17 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 3 35 rush Gene Roberts 35 yard rush
18 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 4 38 pass Bob McChesney 38 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
19 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 4 21 rush Jim Ostendarp 21 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
20 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 2 1 rush Eddie Price 1 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
21 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 3 5 pass Bob McChesney 5 yard pass from Travis Tidwell (Ray Poole kick)
22 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 3 24 pass Bob McChesney 24 yard pass from Travis Tidwell (Ray Poole kick)
23 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 3 1 rush Travis Tidwell 1 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
24 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 4 6 rush Jim Ostendarp 6 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
25 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 4 11 rush Eddie Price 11 yard rush
26 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 4 1 rush Randy Clay 1 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
27 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 4 1 rush Bob Jackson 1 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
28 1950-11-26 PHI W, 7-3 1 15 rush Randy Clay 15 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
29 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 1 5 rush Eddie Price 5 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
30 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 1 23 pass Bill Swiacki 23 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
31 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 2 10 pass Bob McChesney 10 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ray Poole kick)
32 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 3 2 rush Gene Roberts 2 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
33 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 3 2 rush Charlie Conerly 2 yard rush (Ray Poole kick)
34 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 4 57 rush Bob Jackson 57 yard rush
35 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 4 13 pass Kelley Mote 13 yard pass from Travis Tidwell (Ray Poole kick)
36 1950-12-10 @ PHI W, 9-7 1 5 pass Bob McChesney 5 yard pass from Charlie Conerly

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1950-09-17 @ PIT W, 18-7 3 1 rush Jerry Shipkey 1 yard rush (Joe Geri kick)
2 1950-10-08 @ WAS W, 21-17 1 1 rush Harry Gilmer 1 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
3 1950-10-08 @ WAS W, 21-17 2 4 pass Bill Dudley 4 yard pass from Harry Gilmer (Bill Dudley kick)
4 1950-10-15 PIT L, 6-17 1 58 pass Elbie Nickel 58 yard pass from Joe Geri (Joe Geri kick)
5 1950-10-15 PIT L, 6-17 4 1 rush Jerry Shipkey 1 yard rush (Joe Geri kick)
6 1950-10-22 CLE W, 17-13 2 1 rush Otto Graham 1 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
7 1950-10-29 @ CRD L, 3-17 3 31 pass Bob Shaw 31 yard pass from Jim Hardy (Vinnie Yablonski kick)
8 1950-10-29 @ CRD L, 3-17 3 15 rush Vinnie Yablonski 15 yard rush (Vinnie Yablonski kick)
9 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 2 8 pass Charlie Justice 8 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Bill Dudley kick)
10 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 3 1 rush Rob Goode 1 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
11 1950-11-05 WAS W, 24-21 3 8 rush Chuck Drazenovich 8 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
12 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 2 18 pass Charley Trippi 18 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Pat Harder kick)
13 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 3 34 pass Fran Polsfoot 34 yard pass from Frank Tripucka (Pat Harder kick)
14 1950-11-12 CRD W, 51-21 4 17 pass Bob Shaw 17 yard pass from Jim Hardy (Pat Harder kick)
15 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 1 50 rush Joel Williams 50 yard rush
16 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 2 35 pass Billy Stone 35 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Veto Kissell kick)
17 1950-11-19 @ BAL W, 55-20 2 15 pass Hal Crisler 15 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Veto Kissell kick)
18 1950-12-03 NYY W, 51-7 4 13 pass Dan Edwards 13 yard pass from John Rauch (Chet Adams kick)
19 1950-12-10 @ PHI W, 9-7 2 36 pass Jim Parmer 36 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)