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1958 New York Giants

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9-3-0, NFL East Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.1, Offense: -2.9, Defense: 7.0, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 246 points (20.5/g), 9th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 183 points (15.2/g), 1st.
 Differential of 63 points (5.2/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-4.0.

Coach: Jim Lee Howell (9-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Vince Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Tom Landry

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Willamette University (Salem, Oregon)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charlie Conerly 37 10 6 88 for 184, 1,199 yards, 10 td, 9 int, & 12 rushes for -17 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
FB Mel Triplett 27 3 0 118 rushes for 466 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 110 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 5th / 56th pick / 1955
LH Frank Gifford* 28 6 0 115 rushes for 468 yards, 8 td, & 29 catches for 330 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
RH Alex Webster* 27 3 0 100 rushes for 398 yards, 3 td, & 25 catches for 279 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
LE Kyle Rote 30 7 0 12 catches for 244 yards, 3 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
LT Rosey Brown*+ 26 5 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Al Barry 28 4 0 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
C Ray Wietecha*+ 30 5 12 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
RG Bob Mischak 26 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 276th pick / 1954
RT Frank Youso 22 Rook 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1958
RE Bob Schnelker* 30 5 0 24 catches for 460 yards, 5 td Cleveland Browns / 29th / 377th pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Katcavage 24 2 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
LDT Dick Modzelewski 27 5 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT Rosey Grier 26 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1955
RDE Andy Robustelli+ 33 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Svoboda 30 8 0 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
MLB Sam Huff*+ 24 2 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Harland Svare 28 5 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 204th pick / 1953
LDH Ed Hughes 31 4 0 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 117th pick / 1954
RDH Carl Karilivacz 28 5 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 23rd / 277th pick / 1953
LS Lindon Crow 25 3 0 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1955
RS Jimmy Patton*+ 25 3 0 11 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Pat Summerall 28 6 0 12 of 23 field goals & 28 of 30 extra points Detroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1952
P Don Chandler 24 2 0 65 punts for a 44.0 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
PR Don Maynard 23 Rook 0 24 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
KR Phil King 22 Rook 0 13 kick returns for a 21.5 average and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
68 Al Barry 28 LG 12 0 238 6-2 USC 12/24/1930 4 Green Bay Packers / 30th / 355th pick / 1953
71 M.L. Brackett 25 12 0 248 6-5 Auburn 7/4/1933 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1956
79 Rosey Brown*+ 26 LT 11 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 5 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
34 Don Chandler 24 P 12 0 215 6-2 Florida 9/5/1934 2 New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
42 Charlie Conerly 37 QB 10 6 185 6-1 Mississippi 9/19/1921 10 Washington Redskins / 13th / 127th pick / 1945
41 Lindon Crow 25 LS 12 0 195 6-1 USC 4/4/1933 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1955
17 Tom Dublinski 28 1 0 212 6-2 Utah 8/8/1930 6 Detroit Lions / 8th / 93rd pick / 1952
16 Frank Gifford* 28 LH 10 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 6 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
76 Rosey Grier 26 RDT 10 0 284 6-5 Penn St. 7/14/1932 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1955
60 Buzz Guy 22 10 0 248 6-3 Duke 3/20/1936 Rook Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 34th pick / 1958
11 Don Heinrich 28 qb 7 6 182 6-0 Washington 9/19/1930 4 New York Giants / 3rd / 35th pick / 1952
70 Sam Huff*+ 24 MLB 12 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
48 Ed Hughes 31 LDH 10 0 184 6-1 Cameron,North Carolina St.,Tulsa 10/23/1927 4 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 117th pick / 1954
83 Jon Jelacic 22 9 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 12/19/1936 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1958
21 Carl Karilivacz 28 RDH 12 0 188 6-0 Syracuse 11/20/1930 5 Detroit Lions / 23rd / 277th pick / 1953
75 Jim Katcavage 24 LDE 11 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 2 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
24 Phil King 22 KR 12 0 223 6-4 Vanderbilt 6/22/1936 Rook New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
89 Cliff Livingston 28 12 0 218 6-3 UCLA 7/2/1930 4
22 Billy Lott 24 12 0 203 6-0 Mississippi 11/8/1934 Rook New York Giants / 6th / 70th pick / 1958
80 Ken MacAfee 29 10 0 212 6-2 Alabama 8/3/1929 4
13 Don Maynard 23 PR 12 0 180 6-0 Rice,Texas-El Paso 1/25/1935 Rook New York Giants / 9th / 109th pick / 1957
62 Bob Mischak 26 RG 12 0 237 6-0 Army 10/25/1932 Rook Cleveland Browns / 23rd / 276th pick / 1954
77 Dick Modzelewski 27 LDT 12 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
20 Jimmy Patton*+ 25 RS 12 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 3 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
81 Andy Robustelli+ 33 RDE 12 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 7 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
44 Kyle Rote 30 LE 12 0 199 6-0 SMU 10/27/1928 7 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1951
85 Bob Schnelker* 30 RE 12 0 214 6-3 Bowling Green 10/17/1928 5 Cleveland Browns / 29th / 377th pick / 1950
66 Jack Stroud 30 7 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 1/29/1928 5 New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
88 Pat Summerall 28 K 10 0 228 6-4 Arkansas 5/10/1930 6 Detroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1952
84 Harland Svare 28 RLB 10 0 214 6-0 Washington St. 11/15/1930 5 Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 204th pick / 1953
30 Bill Svoboda 30 LLB 10 0 210 6-0 Tulane 7/12/1928 8 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
33 Mel Triplett 27 FB 12 0 215 6-1 Toledo 12/24/1931 3 New York Giants / 5th / 56th pick / 1955
45 Emlen Tunnell 34 12 0 187 6-1 Toledo,Iowa 3/29/1924 10
29 Alex Webster* 27 RH 9 0 225 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1931 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
55 Ray Wietecha*+ 30 C 12 12 225 6-1 Michigan St.,Northwestern 11/4/1928 5 New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
72 Frank Youso 22 RT 12 0 257 6-4 Minnesota 7/5/1936 Rook New York Giants / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1958
Team Total 27.2 12 219.3 6-1.7 3.8