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1954 New York Giants

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7-5-0, NFL East Division  · 1954 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.1, Offense: -0.1, Defense: 4.2, SoS: -5.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 293 points (24.4/g), 6th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 184 points (15.3/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 109 points (9.1/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.0-3.0.

Coach: Jim Lee Howell (7-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Vince Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Landry

 Training Camp: Willamette University (Salem, Oregon)

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 293 3808 732 5.2 37 15 13 197 163 334 2326 27 22 6.6 99 380 1482 8 3.9 85
Team Defense 184 3348 805 4.2 55 22 8 195 164 352 2016 11 33 5.2 110 415 1332 9 3.2 77
Lg Rank Offense 6 6 5 5 9 8 6 2 4 5 8 7 9 5
Lg Rank Defense 2 3 1 1 3 5 3 2 1 3 9 3 4 3

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 26 boxscore W 1-0 @ Chicago Cardinals 41 10 20 381 226 155 2 7 176 71 105 4
2 Sat October 2 boxscore L 1-1 @ Baltimore Colts 14 20 21 253 101 152 2 14 330 269 61 1
3 Sun October 10 boxscore W 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 51 21 28 444 278 166 2 13 237 73 164 5
4 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-1 Chicago Cardinals 31 17 13 320 171 149 4 18 302 121 181 5
5 Sun October 24 boxscore W 4-1 Washington Redskins 24 7 20 359 203 156 4 17 228 144 84 7
5 Sun October 31 boxscore L 4-2 @ Cleveland Browns 14 24 10 251 135 116 4 20 313 146 167 4
7 Sun November 7 boxscore W 5-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30 6 20 382 137 245 3 20 311 229 82 8
8 Sun November 14 boxscore W 6-2 Philadelphia Eagles 27 14 23 405 256 149 2 19 242 220 22 5
9 Sun November 21 boxscore L 6-3 Los Angeles Rams 16 17 11 286 220 66 1 24 485 275 210 2
10 Sun November 28 boxscore L 6-4 Cleveland Browns 7 16 8 68 64 4 1 19 326 210 116 5
11 Sun December 5 boxscore W 7-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 3 14 383 303 80 6 10 177 94 83 8
12 Sun December 12 boxscore L 7-5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 29 9 276 232 44 6 14 221 164 57 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 33 QB 10 10 6-4-0 103 210 49.0 1439 17 8.1 11 5.2 68 6.9 6.1 14.0 143.9 76.7 0 0
12 Bob Clatterbuck 22 qb 10 2 1-1-0 50 101 49.5 781 6 5.9 7 6.9 72 7.7 5.8 15.6 78.1 66.5 0 0
11 Don Heinrich 24 2 0 4 9 44.4 56 0 0.0 2 22.2 31 6.2 -3.8 14.0 28.0 25.5 0 0
16 Frank Gifford* 24 LH 9 0 4 8 50.0 155 3 37.5 1 12.5 83 19.4 21.3 38.8 17.2 95.8 0 0
44 Kyle Rote* 26 RH 11 0 2 6 33.3 36 1 16.7 1 16.7 18 6.0 1.8 18.0 3.3 54.9 0 0
Team Total 26.0 12 7-5-0 163 334 48.8 2467 27 8.1 22 6.6 83 7.4 6.0 15.1 205.6 73.0 0 0
Opp Total 12 164 352 46.6 2322 11 3.1 33 9.4 6.6 3.00 14.2 193.5 39.7 38 306 5.2 1.9 9.7

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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* 29 FB 12 0 135 555 2 47 4.1 46.3 11.3 28 352 12.6 3 83 2.3 29.3 907 5 2
16 Frank Gifford* 24 LH 9 0 66 368 2 30 5.6 40.9 7.3 14 154 11.0 1 35 1.6 17.1 522 3 7
20 Herb Johnson 26 KR 11 0 42 168 1 26 4.0 15.3 3.8 10 89 8.9 0 24 0.9 8.1 257 1 2
22 Buford Long 23 12 0 32 106 1 11 3.3 8.8 2.7 13 178 13.7 1 36 1.1 14.8 284 2 2
44 Kyle Rote* 26 RH 11 0 30 59 0 14 2.0 5.4 2.7 29 551 19.0 2 63 2.6 50.1 610 2 0
35 Bobby Epps 22 10 0 30 110 0 11 3.7 11.0 3.0 5 20 4.0 0 10 0.5 2.0 130 0 1
42 Charlie Conerly 33 QB 10 10 24 107 1 24 4.5 10.7 2.4 107 1 3
12 Bob Clatterbuck 22 qb 10 2 19 -21 1 3 -1.1 -2.1 1.9 -21 1 5
24 Wayne Berry 23 10 0 1 30 0 30 30.0 3.0 0.1 30 0 0
11 Don Heinrich 24 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0 0 1
85 Bob Schnelker 26 LE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 30 550 18.3 8 68 2.5 45.8 550 8 0
80 Ken MacAfee 25 RE 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 438 18.3 8 72 2.2 39.8 438 8 0
87 Bob Topp 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 90 15.0 3 31 1.0 15.0 90 3 0
88 Dick Wilkins 29 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 45 11.3 1 18 0.7 7.5 45 1 0
Team Total 26.0 12 380 1482 8 47 3.9 123.5 31.7 163 2467 15.1 27 83 13.6 205.6 3949 35 25
Opp Total 12 415 1332 9 3.2 111.0 34.6 164 2016 12.3 11 13.7 168.0 3348 20 38

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
20 Herb Johnson 26 KR 11 0 16 164 1 48 10.3 10 251 0 41 25.1 672
45 Emlen Tunnell* 30 LS/PR 12 0 21 70 0 12 3.3 5 98 0 25 19.6 168
22 Buford Long 23 12 0 6 54 0 21 9.0 10 237 0 36 23.7 575
16 Frank Gifford* 24 LH 9 0 8 12 0 8 1.5 1 29 0 29 29.0 563
67 George Kennard 26 RG 12 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
27 Herb Rich 26 RDH 11 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
30 Bill Svoboda 26 LLB 11 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
87 Bob Topp 22 6 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 100
Team Total 26.0 12 52 305 1 48 5.9 29 662 0 41 22.8 4916
Opp Total 12 45 1778 0 39.5 53 1274 1 24.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
49 Tom Landry*+ 30 LDH/P 12 0 64 2720 61 0 42.5
8 Ben Agajanian 35 K 12 0 25 13 52.0% 35 35 100.0%
42 Charlie Conerly 33 QB 10 10 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 26.0 12 25 13 52.0% 36 36 100.0% 64 2720 61 0 42.5
Opp Total 12 15 8 53.3% 23 20 87.0% 71 2851 40.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
45 Emlen Tunnell* 30 LS/PR 12 0 8 108 0 43 0 0 1 4 0 0
49 Tom Landry*+ 30 LDH/P 12 0 8 71 0 27 0 0 1 2 14 0
16 Frank Gifford* 24 LH 9 0 0 7 1 0 0
25 Dick Nolan 22 RS 12 0 6 48 0 17 0 0 0 2 15 0 1
27 Herb Rich 26 RDH 11 0 5 56 0 19 0 0 0 3 2 0
34 Pat Knight 25 LDE 10 0 3 41 0 30 0 0 0 3 0 0
12 Bob Clatterbuck 22 qb 10 2 0 5 0 0 0
75 Bill Albright 25 MG 12 0 0 0 3 0 0
42 Charlie Conerly 33 QB 10 10 0 3 0 0 0
35 Bobby Epps 22 10 0 0 1 2 0 0
20 Herb Johnson 26 KR 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
22 Buford Long 23 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
31 Eddie Price* 29 FB 12 0 0 2 1 3 0
60 Bill Austin* 26 LG 11 0 0 0 2 0 0
52 John Cannady 31 RLB 10 0 2 16 0 14 0
67 George Kennard 26 RG 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
89 Cliff Livingston 24 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
30 Bill Svoboda 26 LLB 11 0 1 30 0 30 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Russ Carroccio 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Don Heinrich 24 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
70 Ray Krouse* 27 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.0 12 33 370 0 43 0 0 25 32 34 0 1
Opp Total 12 18 38 16 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
8 Ben Agajanian 35 K 12 0 35 13 74
80 Ken MacAfee 25 RE 11 0 8 8 48
85 Bob Schnelker 26 LE 12 0 8 8 48
31 Eddie Price* 29 FB 12 0 2 3 5 30
16 Frank Gifford* 24 LH 9 0 2 1 3 18
87 Bob Topp 22 6 0 3 3 18
20 Herb Johnson 26 KR 11 0 1 1 2 12
22 Buford Long 23 12 0 1 1 2 12
44 Kyle Rote* 26 RH 11 0 2 2 12
42 Charlie Conerly 33 QB 10 10 1 1 1 7
12 Bob Clatterbuck 22 qb 10 2 1 1 6
88 Dick Wilkins 29 6 0 1 1 6
25 Dick Nolan 22 RS 12 0 1 2
Team Total 26.0 12 8 27 1 36 36 13 1 293
Opp Total 12 9 11 1 1 1 20 8 1 184