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1951 New York Giants

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9-2-1, Finished 2nd in NFL American Division  · 1951 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.7, Offense: -1.6, Defense: 7.3, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 254 points (21.2/g), 6th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 161 points (13.4/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 93 points (7.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-3.0.

Coach: Steve Owen (9-2-1)

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
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 254 2900 732 4.0 39 13 16 151 101 210 1187 11 26 4.9 54 491 1713 10 3.5 81
Team Defense 161 2974 804 3.7 53 12 11 174 162 377 2061 11 41 5.0 103 392 913 8 2.3 60
Lg Rank Offense 6 12 6 3 12 12 12 10 8 10 5 7 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 2 1 1 9 1 12 7 2 1 4 2 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon October 1 boxscore T 0-0-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 13 13 11 303 133 170 2 12 251 155 96 3
2 Sun October 7 boxscore W 1-0-1 @ Washington Redskins 35 14 20 276 153 123 4 18 275 148 127 4
3 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-0-1 Chicago Cardinals 28 17 16 269 90 179 8 17 283 187 96 4
4 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-0-1 Philadelphia Eagles 26 24 16 252 95 157 4 13 244 195 49 3
5 Sun October 28 boxscore L 3-1-1 @ Cleveland Browns 13 14 13 196 86 110 4 15 235 184 51 3
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 4-1-1 New York Yanks 37 31 12 289 235 54 3 24 286 215 71 3
7 Sun November 11 boxscore W 5-1-1 Washington Redskins 28 14 16 290 91 199 3 13 303 247 56 9
8 Sun November 18 boxscore L 5-2-1 Cleveland Browns 0 10 11 199 101 98 2 6 183 127 56 3
9 Sun November 25 boxscore W 6-2-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 10 0 7 153 46 107 3 13 152 87 65 1
10 Sun December 2 boxscore W 7-2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 0 10 171 34 137 3 14 199 120 79 4
11 Sun December 9 boxscore W 8-2-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 7 9 265 52 213 1 14 207 83 124 7
12 Sun December 16 boxscore W 9-2-1 @ New York Yanks 27 17 10 237 71 166 2 15 374 331 43 9

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
42 Charlie Conerly 30 P/QB 12 11 9-2-0 93 189 49.2 1277 10 5.3 22 11.6 69 6.8 2.6 13.7 106.4 49.3 0 0
20 Travis Tidwell 26 qb 6 1 0-0-1 8 21 38.1 155 1 4.8 4 19.0 56 7.4 -0.2 19.4 25.8 40.9 0 0
Team Total 26.6 12 9-2-1 101 210 48.1 1432 11 5.2 26 12.4 69 6.8 2.3 14.2 119.3 48.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 162 377 43.0 2337 11 2.9 41 10.9 6.2 1.89 14.4 194.8 33.9 35 276 5.0 1.1 8.5

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
31 Eddie Price*+ 26 FB 12 0 271 971 7 80 3.6 80.9 22.6 5 19 3.8 0 8 0.4 1.6 990 7 7
30 Joe Scott 25 RH 12 0 94 367 1 37 3.9 30.6 7.8 23 356 15.5 2 57 1.9 29.7 723 3 1
41 Forrest Griffith 23 LH 10 0 54 115 0 27 2.1 11.5 5.4 2 19 9.5 0 22 0.2 1.9 134 0 7
44 Kyle Rote 23 5 0 21 114 1 31 5.4 22.8 4.2 8 62 7.8 0 18 1.6 12.4 176 1 1
42 Charlie Conerly 30 P/QB 12 11 17 65 1 18 3.8 5.4 1.4 65 1 4
35 Bosh Pritchard 32 5 0 11 23 0 9 2.1 4.6 2.2 23 0 0
20 Travis Tidwell 26 qb 6 1 11 14 0 13 1.3 2.3 1.8 14 0 0
12 John Amberg 22 12 0 7 35 0 8 5.0 2.9 0.6 35 0 0
34 Bob Jackson 30 12 0 5 9 0 6 1.8 0.8 0.4 9 0 0
81 Bill Stribling 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 226 12.6 2 42 3.0 37.7 226 2 1
88 Bob McChesney 25 LE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 230 16.4 2 40 1.2 19.2 230 2 0
80 Kelley Mote 28 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 187 17.0 4 39 0.9 15.6 187 4 0
87 Bob Wilkinson 24 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 182 16.5 1 69 0.9 15.2 182 1 1
89 Bob Hudson 21 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 122 30.5 0 50 0.4 11.1 122 0 1
21 Joe Sulaitis 30 LG 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 25 6.3 0 10 0.3 2.1 25 0 0
62 Bill Murray 25 RG 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4 0.1 -0.3 -4 0 0
Team Total 26.6 12 491 1713 10 80 3.5 142.8 40.9 101 1432 14.2 11 69 8.4 119.3 3145 21 27
Opp Total 12 392 913 8 2.3 76.1 32.7 162 2061 12.7 11 13.5 171.8 2974 19 37

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
45 Emlen Tunnell*+ 27 KR/LDH/PR 12 0 34 489 3 81 14.4 6 227 1 100 37.8 716
83 Otto Schnellbacher*+ 28 RS 12 0 7 32 0 14 4.6 32
35 Bosh Pritchard 32 5 0 4 97 1 81 24.3 2 39 0 21 19.5 159
44 Kyle Rote 23 5 0 6 185 0 39 30.8 361
30 Joe Scott 25 RH 12 0 6 154 0 36 25.7 877
16 Jim Ostendarp 28 2 0 2 57 0 45 28.5 1 15 0 15 15.0 72
41 Forrest Griffith 23 LH 10 0 2 28 0 27 14.0 162
49 Tom Landry 27 LS 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
79 Tex Coulter* 27 LT 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
34 Bob Jackson 30 12 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 36
62 Bill Murray 25 RG 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 -4
21 Joe Sulaitis 30 LG 12 0 1 37 0 37 37.0 62
Team Total 26.6 12 48 675 4 81 14.1 28 724 1 100 25.9 4544
Opp Total 12 54 1681 0 31.1 49 1002 1 20.4

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
42 Charlie Conerly 30 P/QB 12 11 72 2856 55 0 39.7
82 Ray Poole 30 K/RDE 11 0 16 12 75.0% 31 30 96.8%
49 Tom Landry 27 LS 12 0 15 638 59 0 42.5
Team Total 26.6 12 16 12 75.0% 31 30 96.8% 87 3494 59 0 40.2
Opp Total 12 15 7 46.7% 20 20 100.0% 86 3454 40.2

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
83 Otto Schnellbacher*+ 28 RS 12 0 11 194 2 46 0 0 0 3 10 0
45 Emlen Tunnell*+ 27 KR/LDH/PR 12 0 9 74 0 30 0 0 2 1 7 0
31 Eddie Price*+ 26 FB 12 0 0 7 3 0 0
41 Forrest Griffith 23 LH 10 0 0 7 2 -3 0
49 Tom Landry 27 LS 12 0 8 121 2 55 0 0 0 1 9 1
42 Charlie Conerly 30 P/QB 12 11 0 4 2 -6 0
52 John Cannady 28 RLB 12 0 3 52 0 29 0 0 0 2 3 0
86 Jim Duncan 26 LDE 12 0 2 19 0 13 0 0 0 2 18 0
12 John Amberg 22 12 0 3 38 0 23 0
87 Bob Wilkinson 24 RE 12 0 1 12 0 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
51 Dick Woodard 25 LLB 11 0 2 13 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
62 Bill Murray 25 RG 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
16 Jim Ostendarp 28 2 0 0 1 1 15 0
22 Harmon Rowe 28 RDH 8 0 2 19 0 19 0 1
75 Bill Albright 22 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Tex Coulter* 27 LT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Bob Hudson 21 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
34 Bob Jackson 30 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
82 Ray Poole 30 K/RDE 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Kyle Rote 23 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 Joe Scott 25 RH 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
81 Bill Stribling 24 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
21 Joe Sulaitis 30 LG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Arnie Weinmeister*+ 28 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.6 12 41 542 4 55 0 0 27 26 53 1 1
Opp Total 12 31 37 25

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
82 Ray Poole 30 K/RDE 11 0 30 12 66
31 Eddie Price*+ 26 FB 12 0 7 7 42
80 Kelley Mote 28 12 0 4 4 24
45 Emlen Tunnell*+ 27 KR/LDH/PR 12 0 3 1 4 24
49 Tom Landry 27 LS 12 0 1 2 3 18
30 Joe Scott 25 RH 12 0 1 2 3 18
88 Bob McChesney 25 LE 12 0 2 2 12
83 Otto Schnellbacher*+ 28 RS 12 0 2 2 12
81 Bill Stribling 24 6 0 2 2 12
42 Charlie Conerly 30 P/QB 12 11 1 1 6
35 Bosh Pritchard 32 5 0 1 1 6
44 Kyle Rote 23 5 0 1 1 6
87 Bob Wilkinson 24 RE 12 0 1 1 6
22 Harmon Rowe 28 RDH 8 0 1 2
Team Total 26.6 12 10 11 4 1 1 4 31 30 12 1 254
Opp Total 12 8 11 1 20 7 161