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1961 New York Giants

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.5, Offense: 3.4, Defense: 4.1, SoS: -3.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 368 points (26.3/g), 2nd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 220 points (15.7/g), 1st.
 Differential of 148 points (10.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.8-3.2.

Coach: Allie Sherman (10-3-1)

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 St. Louis Cardinals 10 21 12 157 74 83 5 15 239 76 163 2
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 1-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 14 18 278 136 142 1 19 252 128 124 4
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 24 21 30 416 325 91 3 8 145 103 42 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24 9 15 224 153 71 2 5 160 132 28 7
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 4-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 31 10 21 375 117 258 6 15 331 139 192 7
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 5-1 Los Angeles Rams 24 14 21 375 171 204 4 15 372 154 218 4
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 5-2 Dallas Cowboys 16 17 15 262 150 112 4 17 333 187 146 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 6-2 Washington Redskins 53 0 24 383 236 147 4 7 82 51 31 4
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 7-2 Philadelphia Eagles 38 21 22 434 270 164 1 23 372 240 132 5
10 Sun November 19 boxscore W 8-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 42 21 21 425 304 121 2 20 305 187 118 4
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 9-2 @ Cleveland Browns 37 21 24 369 253 116 2 20 334 268 66 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 9-3 @ Green Bay Packers 17 20 18 262 193 69 3 25 404 134 270 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 10-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28 24 17 371 228 143 3 16 455 331 124 4
14 Sun December 17 boxscore T 10-3-1 Cleveland Browns 7 7 17 266 130 136 3 7 178 71 107 2
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 31 boxscore L 10-4-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 37 6 130 99 31 5 19 345 164 181