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1962 New York Giants

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.4, Offense: 4.0, Defense: 0.5, SoS: -3.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 398 points (28.4/g), 2nd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 283 points (20.2/g), 4th.
 Differential of 115 points (8.2/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-4.3.

Coach: Allie Sherman (12-2-0)

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

Team Info

Co-Owner Jack Mara
Co-Owner Wellington Mara
General Manager Ray Walsh
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 398 5005 858 5.8 36 14 25 267 215 411 3307 35 22 7.7 150 430 1698 11 3.9 92
Team Defense 283 4546 909 5.0 39 13 20 256 223 450 2869 21 26 5.8 136 413 1677 13 4.1 100
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 5 3 3 6 2 1 6 1 7 8 10 9
Lg Rank Defense 4 6 7 11 8 14 7 8 4 5 6 7 4 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cleveland Browns 7 17 19 294 207 87 4 19 347 131 216 1
2 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 29 13 13 355 268 87 2 23 418 381 37 3
3 Sun September 30 boxscore W 2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 31 27 19 427 332 95 1 23 317 142 175 3
4 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 31 14 21 332 231 101 2 15 224 120 104 2
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 3-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 20 18 291 194 97 3 16 322 72 250 1
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 4-2 Detroit Lions 17 14 13 191 124 67 2 16 278 187 91 3
7 Sun October 28 boxscore W 5-2 Washington Redskins 49 34 25 602 505 97 1 19 375 316 59 3
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 6-2 St. Louis Cardinals 31 28 15 266 181 85 1 29 494 353 141 5
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 7-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 41 10 22 446 340 106 2 16 262 173 89 4
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 8-2 Philadelphia Eagles 19 14 16 268 82 186 3 8 199 84 115 2
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 9-2 @ Washington Redskins 42 24 22 405 256 149 6 17 316 277 39 4
12 Sun December 2 boxscore W 10-2 @ Chicago Bears 26 24 22 343 170 173 4 23 380 274 106 4
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 11-2 Cleveland Browns 17 13 19 314 99 215 1 16 236 147 89
14 Sun December 16 boxscore W 12-2 Dallas Cowboys 41 31 23 471 318 153 4 16 378 212 166 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 30 boxscore L 12-3 Green Bay Packers 7 16 18 291 197 94 3 18 244 96 148

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 QB 14 14 12-2-0 200 375 53.3% 3224 33 8.8 20 5.3 69 8.6 8.0 16.1 230.3 89.5 1 1
9 Ralph Guglielmi 29 qb 14 0 14 31 45.2% 210 2 6.5 1 3.2 41 6.8 6.6 15.0 15.0 76.0
35 Bob Gaiters 24 2 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
16 Frank Gifford 32 FL 14 0 1 2 50.0% 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 6.0 6.0 12.0 0.9 68.7
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 27.1 14 12-2-0 215 411 52.3% 3446 35 8.5 22 5.4 69 8.4 7.7 16.0 246.1 86.7 1 1
Opp Total 14 223 450 49.6% 3238 21 4.7 26 5.8 7.2 5.53 14.5 231.3 64.8 46 369 5.8 4.3 9.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
29 Alex Webster 31 FB 14 0 207 743 5 55 3.6 53.1 14.8 47 477 10.1 4 58 3.4 34.1 1220 9 4
24 Phil King 26 LH 14 0 108 460 2 20 4.3 32.9 7.7 15 186 12.4 0 37 1.1 13.3 646 2 3
40 Joe Morrison 25 14 0 35 146 1 21 4.2 10.4 2.5 6 107 17.8 2 36 0.4 7.6 253 3 1
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 27 100 0 38 3.7 9.1 2.5 9 112 12.4 1 38 0.8 10.2 212 1 2
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 QB 14 14 17 108 2 23 6.4 7.7 1.2 108 2 6
46 Johnny Counts 23 KR/PR 14 0 14 55 0 23 3.9 3.9 1.0 4 62 15.5 0 24 0.3 4.4 117 0 4
9 Ralph Guglielmi 29 qb 14 0 11 40 0 18 3.6 2.9 0.8 40 0 1
35 Bob Gaiters 24 2 0 7 35 0 13 5.0 17.5 3.5 3 34 11.3 0 15 1.5 17.0 69 0 0
16 Frank Gifford 32 FL 14 0 2 18 1 12 9.0 1.3 0.1 39 796 20.4 7 63 2.8 56.9 814 8 1
85 Del Shofner*+ 28 SE 13 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 53 1133 21.4 12 69 4.1 87.2 1137 12 0
34 Don Chandler 28 K/P 14 0 1 -11 0 -11 -11.0 -0.8 0.1 -11 0 0
80 Joe Walton 27 TE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 406 12.3 9 37 2.5 31.2 406 9 1
88 Aaron Thomas 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 80 20.0 0 37 0.3 6.7 80 0 0
84 Jim Collier 23 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 27 27.0 0 27 0.1 2.1 27 0 0
81 Andy Robustelli 37 RDE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 26 26.0 0 26 0.1 1.9 26 0 0
Team Total 27.1 14 430 1698 11 55 3.9 121.3 30.7 215 3446 16.0 35 69 15.4 246.1 5144 46 24
Opp Total 14 413 1677 13 4.1 119.8 29.5 223 2869 12.9 21 15.9 204.9 4546 34 30

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
46 Johnny Counts 23 KR/PR 14 0 8 33 0 17 4.1 26 784 1 90 30.2 934
26 Sam Horner 24 9 0 3 3 0 3 1.0 11 242 0 33 22.0 245
40 Joe Morrison 25 14 0 5 22 0 10 4.4 5 113 0 28 22.6 388
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 8 229 0 56 28.6 441
24 Phil King 26 LH 14 0 2 37 0 20 18.5 683
84 Jim Collier 23 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 27
20 Jimmy Patton*+ 29 RS 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
64 Mickey Walker 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.1 14 17 58 0 17 3.4 54 1405 1 90 26.0 6607
Opp Total 14 20 124 0 6.2 63 1700 0 27.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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 28 K/P 14 0 6 5 8 7 6 5 6 2 2 28 19 67.9%% 48 47 97.9%% 55 2233 65 2 40.6
Team Total 27.1 14 6 5 8 7 6 5 6 2 2 28 19 67.9%% 48 47 97.9%% 55 2233 65 2 40.6
Opp Total 14 27 13 48.1%% 35 34 97.1%% 65 2522 38.8

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Jimmy Patton*+ 29 RS 14 0 7 125 0 45 0 0 1 3 0 0
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 QB 14 14 0 6 2 0 0
49 Erich Barnes* 27 LCB 14 0 6 61 0 22 0
46 Johnny Counts 23 KR/PR 14 0 0 4 2 0 0
29 Alex Webster 31 FB 14 0 0 4 2 0 0
24 Phil King 26 LH 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
22 Dick Lynch 26 RCB 13 0 5 90 0 27 0
21 Allan Webb 29 LS 14 0 3 24 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
82 Tom Scott 32 RLB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0
76 Rosey Grier 30 RDT 13 0 0 0 2 5 0
75 Jim Katcavage* 28 LDE 14 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Dick Pesonen 24 13 0 2 24 0 17 0
81 Andy Robustelli 37 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
63 Bookie Bolin 22 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
34 Don Chandler 28 K/P 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
16 Frank Gifford 32 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
9 Ralph Guglielmi 29 qb 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
70 Sam Huff 28 MLB 14 0 1 4 0 4 0
40 Joe Morrison 25 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
66 Jack Stroud 34 RT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Joe Walton 27 TE 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.1 14 26 332 0 45 0 0 24 23 17 0
Opp Total 14 17 30 17

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
34 Don Chandler 28 K/P 14 0 47 19 104
85 Del Shofner*+ 28 SE 13 0 12 12 72
80 Joe Walton 27 TE 13 0 9 9 54
29 Alex Webster 31 FB 14 0 5 4 9 54
16 Frank Gifford 32 FL 14 0 1 7 8 48
40 Joe Morrison 25 14 0 1 2 3 18
24 Phil King 26 LH 14 0 2 2 12
22 Dick Lynch 26 RCB 13 0 2 2 12
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 QB 14 14 2 2 12
46 Johnny Counts 23 KR/PR 14 0 1 1 6
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 1 1 6
Team Total 27.1 14 11 35 1 2 49 47 19 398
Opp Total 14 13 21 1 34 13 283

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 @ CLE L, 7-17 3 1 rush Alex Webster 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
2 1962-09-23 @ PHI W, 29-13 1 69 pass Del Shofner 69 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
3 1962-09-23 @ PHI W, 29-13 2 56 pass Del Shofner 56 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
4 1962-09-23 @ PHI W, 29-13 4 77 blocked field goal Dick Lynch 77 yard blocked field goal return
5 1962-09-30 @ PIT W, 31-27 2 11 pass Paul Dudley 11 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
6 1962-09-30 @ PIT W, 31-27 2 58 pass Alex Webster 58 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
7 1962-09-30 @ PIT W, 31-27 3 27 pass Frank Gifford 27 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
8 1962-09-30 @ PIT W, 31-27 4 16 pass Del Shofner 16 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
9 1962-10-07 @ STL W, 31-14 1 6 pass Del Shofner 6 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
10 1962-10-07 @ STL W, 31-14 2 1 rush Alex Webster 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
11 1962-10-07 @ STL W, 31-14 2 0 fumble Dick Lynch 0 yard fumble return (Don Chandler kick)
12 1962-10-07 @ STL W, 31-14 3 21 rush Y.A. Tittle 21 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
13 1962-10-14 PIT L, 17-20 3 21 pass Joe Walton 21 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
14 1962-10-14 PIT L, 17-20 4 16 pass Frank Gifford 16 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
15 1962-10-21 DET W, 17-14 1 4 rush Y.A. Tittle 4 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
16 1962-10-21 DET W, 17-14 3 1 rush Phil King 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
17 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 1 22 pass Joe Morrison 22 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
18 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 2 5 pass Joe Walton 5 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
19 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 2 1 pass Joe Morrison 1 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
20 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 3 53 pass Del Shofner 53 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
21 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 3 26 pass Joe Walton 26 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
22 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 3 63 pass Frank Gifford 63 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
23 1962-10-28 WAS W, 49-34 4 6 pass Joe Walton 6 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
24 1962-11-04 STL W, 31-28 1 39 pass Frank Gifford 39 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
25 1962-11-04 STL W, 31-28 4 32 pass Frank Gifford 32 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
26 1962-11-04 STL W, 31-28 4 3 rush Alex Webster 3 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
27 1962-11-04 STL W, 31-28 4 20 pass Alex Webster 20 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
28 1962-11-11 @ DAL W, 41-10 2 6 rush Frank Gifford 6 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
29 1962-11-11 @ DAL W, 41-10 2 19 pass Del Shofner 19 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
30 1962-11-11 @ DAL W, 41-10 2 24 pass Frank Gifford 24 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
31 1962-11-11 @ DAL W, 41-10 4 23 pass Del Shofner 23 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
32 1962-11-11 @ DAL W, 41-10 4 41 pass Del Shofner 41 yard pass from Ralph Guglielmi (Don Chandler kick)
33 1962-11-18 PHI W, 19-14 1 8 rush Alex Webster 8 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
34 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 1 90 kickoff Johnny Counts 90 yard kickoff return (Don Chandler kick)
35 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 2 20 pass Del Shofner 20 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
36 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 2 7 rush Phil King 7 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
37 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 2 10 pass Del Shofner 10 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
38 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 3 44 pass Del Shofner 44 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
39 1962-11-25 @ WAS W, 42-24 4 6 rush Alex Webster 6 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
40 1962-12-02 @ CHI W, 26-24 1 37 pass Joe Walton 37 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
41 1962-12-02 @ CHI W, 26-24 2 24 pass Del Shofner 24 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
42 1962-12-09 CLE W, 17-13 2 7 pass Joe Walton 7 yard pass from Ralph Guglielmi (Don Chandler kick)
43 1962-12-09 CLE W, 17-13 3 1 rush Joe Morrison 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
44 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 1 47 pass Frank Gifford 47 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
45 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 2 10 pass Joe Walton 10 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
46 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 2 17 pass Alex Webster 17 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
47 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 2 7 pass Alex Webster 7 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
48 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 3 20 pass Joe Walton 20 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
49 1962-12-16 DAL W, 41-31 4 8 pass Joe Walton 8 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 @ CLE W, 17-7 1 9 rush Jim Brown 9 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
2 1962-09-16 @ CLE W, 17-7 3 27 pass Rich Kreitling 27 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)
3 1962-09-23 @ PHI L, 13-29 1 14 pass Timmy Brown 14 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
4 1962-09-30 @ PIT L, 27-31 1 7 rush Joe Womack 7 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
5 1962-09-30 @ PIT L, 27-31 1 28 pass Red Mack 28 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Lou Michaels kick)
6 1962-09-30 @ PIT L, 27-31 4 1 rush John Henry Johnson 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
7 1962-10-07 @ STL L, 14-31 1 7 rush John David Crow 7 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
8 1962-10-07 @ STL L, 14-31 2 1 rush John David Crow 1 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
9 1962-10-14 PIT W, 20-17 2 1 rush Bobby Layne 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1962-10-14 PIT W, 20-17 3 5 pass John Henry Johnson 5 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Lou Michaels kick)
11 1962-10-21 DET L, 14-17 1 48 pass Gail Cogdill 48 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
12 1962-10-21 DET L, 14-17 2 4 rush Tom Watkins 4 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
13 1962-10-28 WAS L, 34-49 1 44 pass Bobby Mitchell 44 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
14 1962-10-28 WAS L, 34-49 2 24 pass Fred Dugan 24 yard pass from Norm Snead
15 1962-10-28 WAS L, 34-49 3 80 pass Bobby Mitchell 80 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
16 1962-10-28 WAS L, 34-49 4 1 rush Norm Snead 1 yard rush (Bob Khayat kick)
17 1962-10-28 WAS L, 34-49 4 35 pass Steve Junker 35 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
18 1962-11-04 STL L, 28-31 2 8 pass Taz Anderson 8 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Gerry Perry kick)
19 1962-11-04 STL L, 28-31 2 4 rush John David Crow 4 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
20 1962-11-04 STL L, 28-31 4 55 pass Sonny Randle 55 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Gerry Perry kick)
21 1962-11-04 STL L, 28-31 4 1 rush Charley Johnson 1 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
22 1962-11-11 @ DAL L, 10-41 4 7 pass Billy Howton 7 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)
23 1962-11-18 PHI L, 14-19 1 34 pass Tommy McDonald 34 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bobby Walston kick)
24 1962-11-18 PHI L, 14-19 1 61 rush Timmy Brown 61 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
25 1962-11-25 @ WAS L, 24-42 2 15 pass Bobby Mitchell 15 yard pass from Norm Snead (Bob Khayat kick)
26 1962-11-25 @ WAS L, 24-42 4 18 pass Dick James 18 yard pass from Galen Hall (Bob Khayat kick)
27 1962-11-25 @ WAS L, 24-42 4 48 pass Dick James 48 yard pass from Galen Hall (Bob Khayat kick)
28 1962-12-02 @ CHI L, 24-26 1 0 fumble Mike Ditka 0 yard fumble return (Roger LeClerc kick)
29 1962-12-02 @ CHI L, 24-26 1 30 pass Johnny Morris 30 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
30 1962-12-02 @ CHI L, 24-26 4 25 pass Angelo Coia 25 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
31 1962-12-09 CLE L, 13-17 3 4 rush Jim Brown 4 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
32 1962-12-16 DAL L, 31-41 2 8 rush Amos Marsh 8 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
33 1962-12-16 DAL L, 31-41 2 53 pass Frank Clarke 53 yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Sam Baker kick)
34 1962-12-16 DAL L, 31-41 2 69 pass Billy Howton 69 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)
35 1962-12-16 DAL L, 31-41 4 16 pass Billy Howton 16 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)