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1956 New York Giants

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8-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1956 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.2, Offense: 2.7, Defense: 1.4, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 264 points (22.0/g), 5th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 197 points (16.4/g), 4th.
 Differential of 67 points (5.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.0-4.0.

Coach: Jim Lee Howell (8-3-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Vince Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Landry

 Training Camp: St. Michael's College (Winooski, Vermont)


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 30 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 38 21 15 300 133 167 27 408 301 107 4
2 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 27 35 17 333 176 157 3 18 359 136 223 5
3 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-1 @ Cleveland Browns 21 9 24 330 74 256 2 14 134 94 40 2
4 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 38 10 25 460 213 247 10 182 91 91 1
5 Sun October 28 boxscore W 4-1 Philadelphia Eagles 20 3 12 244 85 159 2 7 132 67 65 2
6 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 14 18 229 110 119 2 18 255 118 137 3
7 Sun November 11 boxscore W 6-1 Chicago Cardinals 23 10 22 362 175 187 2 15 284 157 127
7 Sun November 18 boxscore L 6-2 @ Washington Redskins 7 33 15 249 175 74 5 23 391 160 231 1
9 Sun November 25 boxscore T 6-2-1 Chicago Bears 17 17 18 261 85 176 3 11 244 232 12 4
10 Sun December 2 boxscore W 7-2-1 Washington Redskins 28 14 22 367 174 193 4 13 219 75 144 7
11 Sun December 9 boxscore L 7-3-1 Cleveland Browns 7 24 13 229 126 103 2 19 299 106 193 2
12 Sat December 15 boxscore W 8-3-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21 7 22 332 41 291 2 13 174 101 73 2
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 30 boxscore W 9-3-1 Chicago Bears 47 7 16 348 222 126 2 19 270 203 67 3