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1957 New York Giants

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7-5-0, 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

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charlie Conerly 36 9 8 128 for 232, 1,712 yards, 11 td, 11 int, & 15 rushes for 24 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
FB Bobby Epps 25 3 0 63 rushes for 286 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 81 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 14th / 161st pick / 1954
LH Frank Gifford*+ 27 5 0 136 rushes for 528 yards, 5 td, & 41 catches for 588 yards and 4 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
RH Alex Webster 26 2 0 135 rushes for 478 yards, 5 td, & 30 catches for 330 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
LE Kyle Rote 29 6 0 25 catches for 358 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 13 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
LT Rosey Brown*+ 25 4 0 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Bill Austin 29 8 0 New York Giants / 13th / 126th pick / 1949
C Ray Wietecha* 29 4 12 New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
RG Ray Beck 26 5 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1952
RT Dick Yelvington 29 5 0 New York Giants / 23rd / 278th pick / 1951
RE Bob Schnelker 29 4 0 20 catches for 450 yards, 5 td Cleveland Browns / 29th / 377th pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Martinkovic 30 6 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 65th pick / 1951
LDT Dick Modzelewski 26 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT Jim Katcavage 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
RDE Andy Robustelli* 32 6 0 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Svoboda 29 7 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
MLB Sam Huff 23 1 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Harland Svare 27 4 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 204th pick / 1953
LDH Ed Hughes 30 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 117th pick / 1954
RDH Dick Nolan 25 3 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 41st pick / 1954
LS Emlen Tunnell* 33 9 0 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RS Jimmy Patton 24 2 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Ben Agajanian 38 12 0 10 of 18 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points
P Don Chandler 23 1 0 60 punts for a 44.5 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
PR Gene Filipski 26 1 0 20 punt returns for a 4.5 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 83rd pick / 1953
KR Gene Filipski 26 1 0 26 kick returns for a 23.6 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 83rd pick / 1953

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
8 Ben Agajanian 38 K 12 0 215 6-0 New Mexico 8/28/1919 12
60 Bill Austin 29 LG 11 0 223 6-1 Oregon St. 10/18/1928 8 New York Giants / 13th / 126th pick / 1949
61 Ray Beck 26 RG 12 0 224 6-2 Georgia Tech 3/17/1931 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1952
22 Johnny Bookman 25 11 0 182 5-11 Miami (FL) 9/6/1932 Rook New York Giants / 8th / 97th pick / 1957
79 Rosey Brown*+ 25 LT 12 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 4 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
34 Don Chandler 23 P 12 0 215 6-2 Florida 9/5/1934 1 New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
12 Bob Clatterbuck 25 1 0 195 6-3 Houston 7/3/1932 3 New York Giants / 27th / 316th pick / 1954
42 Charlie Conerly 36 QB 12 8 185 6-1 Mississippi 9/19/1921 9 Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
21 Ed Crawford 23 12 0 185 6-3 Mississippi 7/25/1934 Rook New York Giants / 13th / 153rd pick / 1956
35 Bobby Epps 25 FB 12 0 198 5-9 Pittsburgh 3/25/1932 3 New York Giants / 14th / 161st pick / 1954
40 Gene Filipski 26 KR 12 0 185 5-11 Army,Villanova 6/14/1931 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 83rd pick / 1953
16 Frank Gifford*+ 27 LH 12 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 5 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
11 Don Heinrich 27 qb 4 4 182 6-0 Washington 9/19/1930 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 35th pick / 1952
70 Sam Huff 23 MLB 12 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
48 Ed Hughes 30 LDH 8 0 184 6-1 Cameron,North Carolina St.,Tulsa 10/23/1927 3 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 117th pick / 1954
75 Jim Katcavage 23 RDT 10 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 1 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
89 Cliff Livingston 27 10 0 218 6-3 UCLA 7/2/1930 3
80 Ken MacAfee 28 11 0 212 6-2 Alabama 8/3/1929 3
83 John Martinkovic 30 LDE 12 0 241 6-3 Xavier (OH) 2/4/1927 6 Washington Redskins / 6th / 65th pick / 1951
77 Dick Modzelewski 26 LDT 12 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 4 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
25 Dick Nolan 25 RDH 11 0 185 6-1 Maryland 3/26/1932 3 New York Giants / 4th / 41st pick / 1954
20 Jimmy Patton 24 RS 12 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 2 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
81 Andy Robustelli* 32 RDE 12 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 6 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
44 Kyle Rote 29 LE 12 0 199 6-0 SMU 10/27/1928 6 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
85 Bob Schnelker 29 RE 12 0 214 6-3 Bowling Green 10/17/1928 4 Cleveland Browns / 29th / 377th pick / 1950
68 Jack Spinks 27 7 0 236 6-0 Alcorn St. 2/4/1930 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 126th pick / 1952
66 Jack Stroud* 29 11 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 1/29/1928 4 New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
84 Harland Svare 27 RLB 12 0 214 6-0 Washington St. 11/15/1930 4 Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 204th pick / 1953
30 Bill Svoboda 29 LLB 11 0 210 6-0 Tulane 7/12/1928 7 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
33 Mel Triplett 26 10 0 215 6-1 Toledo 12/24/1931 2 New York Giants / 5th / 56th pick / 1955
45 Emlen Tunnell* 33 LS 12 0 187 6-1 Toledo,Iowa 3/29/1924 9
29 Alex Webster 26 RH 11 0 225 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1931 2 Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
55 Ray Wietecha* 29 C 12 12 225 6-1 Michigan St.,Northwestern 11/4/1928 4 New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
72 Dick Yelvington 29 RT 8 0 232 6-2 Georgia 7/27/1928 5 New York Giants / 23rd / 278th pick / 1951
78 Walt Yowarsky 29 11 0 234 6-2 Kentucky 5/10/1928 6 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
Team Total 27.6 12 212.5 6-1.1 4.1