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1957 New York Giants

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7-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.2, Offense: 1.4, Defense: 0.8, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 254 points (21.2/g), 5th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 211 points (17.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 43 points (3.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.3-4.7.

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

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tim Mara
General Manager Ray Walsh
Defensive Alignment 4-3

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 3749 717 5.2 32 20 18 216 147 269 2100 15 12 7.6 103 441 1649 13 3.7 95
Team Defense 211 3171 693 4.6 32 14 18 174 104 226 1394 10 18 5.6 64 442 1777 12 4.0 92
Lg Rank Offense 5 4 4 12 5 9 2 5 1 2 5 7 6 9
Lg Rank Defense 3 4 7 7 3 1 3 2 6 5 9 8 6 8

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 29 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cleveland Browns 3 6 12 194 39 155 2 10 162 40 122
2 Sat October 5 boxscore W 1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 20 24 376 193 183 4 6 73 16 57 2
3 Sun October 13 boxscore W 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 24 20 17 355 179 176 1 17 346 229 117 1
4 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 0 17 340 212 128 1 10 172 118 54 4
5 Sun October 27 boxscore L 3-2 Washington Redskins 14 31 18 324 166 158 5 15 254 107 147 1
6 Sun November 3 boxscore W 4-2 @ Green Bay Packers 31 17 16 276 153 123 2 17 382 157 225 3
7 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-2 Chicago Cardinals 27 14 21 373 203 170 1 17 181 61 120 3
8 Sun November 17 boxscore W 6-2 Philadelphia Eagles 13 0 13 189 79 110 1 16 253 40 213 4
8 Sun November 24 boxscore W 7-2 @ Chicago Cardinals 28 21 18 407 205 202 2 14 355 266 89 7
10 Sun December 1 boxscore L 7-3 San Francisco 49ers 17 27 21 265 195 70 7 19 316 123 193 4
10 Sat December 7 boxscore L 7-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 21 16 260 194 66 3 12 189 47 142 1
12 Sun December 15 boxscore L 7-5 Cleveland Browns 28 34 23 390 282 108 3 21 488 190 298 2

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 36 QB 12 8 6-2-0 128 232 55.2 1712 11 4.7 11 4.7 70 7.4 6.2 13.4 142.7 74.9 0 0
11 Don Heinrich 27 qb 4 4 1-3-0 11 26 42.3 224 1 3.8 1 3.8 63 8.6 7.7 20.4 56.0 70.0 0 0
16 Frank Gifford*+ 27 LH 12 0 4 6 66.7 143 2 33.3 0 0.0 66 23.8 30.5 35.8 11.9 149.3 0 0
34 Don Chandler 23 P 12 0 2 2 100.0 40 0 0.0 0 0.0 27 20.0 20.0 20.0 3.3 118.7 0 0
12 Bob Clatterbuck 25 1 0 2 2 100.0 39 1 50.0 0 0.0 28 19.5 29.5 19.5 39.0 158.3 0 0
35 Bobby Epps 25 FB 12 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 27.6 12 7-5-0 147 269 54.6 2158 15 5.6 12 4.5 70 8.0 7.1 14.7 179.8 81.0 0 0
Opp Total 12 104 226 46.0 1596 10 4.4 18 8.0 7.1 4.36 15.3 133.0 51.4 25 202 5.6 3.1 10.0

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
16 Frank Gifford*+ 27 LH 12 0 136 528 5 41 3.9 44.0 11.3 41 588 14.3 4 63 3.4 49.0 1116 9 9
29 Alex Webster 26 RH 11 0 135 478 5 34 3.5 43.5 12.3 30 330 11.0 1 41 2.7 30.0 808 6 5
35 Bobby Epps 25 FB 12 0 63 286 0 55 4.5 23.8 5.3 8 81 10.1 0 34 0.7 6.8 367 0 1
33 Mel Triplett 26 10 0 61 216 0 16 3.5 21.6 6.1 4 75 18.8 0 33 0.4 7.5 291 0 1
40 Gene Filipski 26 KR/PR 12 0 22 89 0 11 4.0 7.4 1.8 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 96 0 2
42 Charlie Conerly 36 QB 12 8 15 24 1 13 1.6 2.0 1.3 24 1 11
11 Don Heinrich 27 qb 4 4 4 10 2 7 2.5 2.5 1.0 10 2 2
12 Bob Clatterbuck 25 1 0 3 3 0 3 1.0 3.0 3.0 3 0 0
44 Kyle Rote 29 LE 12 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 1.1 0.1 25 358 14.3 3 33 2.1 29.8 371 3 0
34 Don Chandler 23 P 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 2 0 0
85 Bob Schnelker 29 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 450 22.5 5 70 1.7 37.5 450 5 0
80 Ken MacAfee 28 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 229 14.3 2 41 1.5 20.8 229 2 2
21 Ed Crawford 23 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 40 20.0 0 27 0.2 3.3 40 0 0
Team Total 27.6 12 441 1649 13 55 3.7 137.4 36.8 147 2158 14.7 15 70 12.3 179.8 3807 28 36
Opp Total 12 442 1777 12 4.0 148.1 36.8 104 1394 13.4 10 8.7 116.2 3171 22 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
40 Gene Filipski 26 KR/PR 12 0 20 91 0 17 4.6 26 613 0 34 23.6 800
20 Jimmy Patton 24 RS 12 0 11 29 0 7 2.6 10 223 0 33 22.3 252
45 Emlen Tunnell* 33 LS 12 0 12 60 0 23 5.0 60
22 Johnny Bookman 25 11 0 4 102 0 33 25.5 102
21 Ed Crawford 23 12 0 2 38 0 25 19.0 78
Team Total 27.6 12 43 180 0 23 4.2 42 976 0 34 23.2 4963
Opp Total 12 45 1479 1 32.9 42 964 0 23.0

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
34 Don Chandler 23 P 12 0 60 2673 61 0 44.6
8 Ben Agajanian 38 K 12 0 18 10 55.6% 32 32 100.0%
Team Total 27.6 12 18 10 55.6% 32 32 100.0% 60 2673 61 0 44.6
Opp Total 12 17 12 70.6% 25 25 100.0% 60 2338 39.0

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
42 Charlie Conerly 36 QB 12 8 0 11 5 0 0
16 Frank Gifford*+ 27 LH 12 0 0 9 1 0 0
20 Jimmy Patton 24 RS 12 0 3 50 1 50 0 0 2 2 0 0
45 Emlen Tunnell* 33 LS 12 0 6 87 1 52 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Alex Webster 26 RH 11 0 0 5 0 0 0
80 Ken MacAfee 28 11 0 0 2 2 5 0
30 Bill Svoboda 29 LLB 11 0 2 43 0 43 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Johnny Bookman 25 11 0 3 54 1 31 0
21 Ed Crawford 23 12 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
40 Gene Filipski 26 KR/PR 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
11 Don Heinrich 27 qb 4 4 0 2 1 0 0
75 Jim Katcavage 23 RDT 10 0 0 0 3 0 0
84 Harland Svare 27 RLB 12 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 2 0 0
35 Bobby Epps 25 FB 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
70 Sam Huff 23 MLB 12 0 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 3 0
48 Ed Hughes 30 LDH 8 0 0 1 1 0 0
61 Ray Beck 26 RG 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
83 John Martinkovic 30 LDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 Dick Modzelewski 26 LDT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Dick Nolan 25 RDH 11 0 1 12 0 12 0
44 Kyle Rote 29 LE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Mel Triplett 26 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
78 Walt Yowarsky 29 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.6 12 18 276 3 52 0 0 36 30 8 0
Opp Total 12 7 34 20

Scoring Summary

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 38 K 12 0 32 10 62
16 Frank Gifford*+ 27 LH 12 0 5 4 9 54
29 Alex Webster 26 RH 11 0 5 1 6 36
85 Bob Schnelker 29 RE 12 0 5 5 30
44 Kyle Rote 29 LE 12 0 3 3 18
11 Don Heinrich 27 qb 4 4 2 2 12
80 Ken MacAfee 28 11 0 2 2 12
22 Johnny Bookman 25 11 0 1 1 6
42 Charlie Conerly 36 QB 12 8 1 1 6
70 Sam Huff 23 MLB 12 0 1 1 6
20 Jimmy Patton 24 RS 12 0 1 1 6
45 Emlen Tunnell* 33 LS 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 27.6 12 13 15 3 1 32 32 10 254
Opp Total 12 12 10 1 1 1 25 12 211