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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 14 14 200 for 375, 3,224 yards, 33 td, 20 int, & 17 rushes for 108 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
FB Alex Webster 31 7 0 207 rushes for 743 yards, 5 td, & 47 catches for 477 yards and 4 td Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
LH Phil King 26 4 0 108 rushes for 460 yards, 2 td, & 15 catches for 186 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
FL Frank Gifford 32 10 0 39 catches for 796 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for 18 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
SE Del Shofner*+ 28 5 0 53 catches for 1,133 yards, 12 td, & 1 rush for 4 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
TE Joe Walton 27 5 0 33 catches for 406 yards, 9 td Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1957
LT Rosey Brown*+ 30 9 0 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Darrell Dess* 27 4 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
C Ray Wietecha* 34 9 0 New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
RG Greg Larson 23 1 0 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RT Jack Stroud 34 9 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Katcavage* 28 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
LDT Dick Modzelewski 31 9 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT Rosey Grier 30 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1955
RDE Andy Robustelli 37 11 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Winter 22 Rook 0 New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
MLB Sam Huff 28 6 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Tom Scott 32 9 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LCB Erich Barnes* 27 4 0 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
RCB Dick Lynch 26 4 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
LS Allan Webb 29 1 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RS Jimmy Patton*+ 29 7 0 7 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Don Chandler 28 6 0 19 of 28 field goals & 47 of 48 extra points New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
P Don Chandler 28 6 0 55 punts for a 40.6 average, 2 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
PR Johnny Counts 23 Rook 0 8 punt returns for a 4.1 average and 0 td New York Titans / 24th / 189th pick / 1962
KR Johnny Counts 23 Rook 0 26 kick returns for a 30.2 average and 1 td New York Titans / 24th / 189th pick / 1962

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
49 Erich Barnes* 27 LCB 14 0 201 6-2 Purdue 7/4/1935 4 11 Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
73 Reed Bohovich 21 10 0 260 6-1 Lehigh 11/18/1941 Rook 3 New York Giants / 9th / 125th pick / 1962
New York Titans / 19th / 149th pick / 1962
63 Bookie Bolin 22 9 0 240 6-2 Mississippi 6/17/1940 Rook 3 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
79 Rosey Brown*+ 30 LT 13 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 9 12 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
60 Ken Byers 22 14 0 240 6-1 Cincinnati 4/6/1940 Rook 3 New York Giants / 7th / 97th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 16th / 126th pick / 1962
34 Don Chandler 28 K 14 0 215 6-2 Florida 9/5/1934 6 6 New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
84 Jim Collier 23 13 0 205 6-3 Arkansas 5/8/1939 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 31st / 244th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 7th / 95th pick / 1961
46 Johnny Counts 23 KR 14 0 170 5-10 Illinois 2/28/1939 Rook 2 New York Titans / 24th / 189th pick / 1962
62 Darrell Dess* 27 LG 14 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 4 8 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
23 Paul Dudley 23 11 0 185 6-0 Arkansas 1/16/1939 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 29th / 232nd pick / 1962
Green Bay Packers / 4th / 54th pick / 1961
35 Bob Gaiters 24 2 0 210 5-11 New Mexico St. 2/26/1938 1 1 Denver Broncos / 1st / 1st pick / 1961
New York Giants / 2nd / 17th pick / 1961
16 Frank Gifford 32 FL 14 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 10 10 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
76 Rosey Grier 30 RDT 13 0 284 6-5 Penn St. 7/14/1932 7 7 New York Giants / 3rd / 31st pick / 1955
9 Ralph Guglielmi 29 qb 14 0 196 6-1 Notre Dame 6/26/1933 7 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1955
26 Sam Horner 24 9 0 198 6-0 VMI 3/4/1938 2 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1960
70 Sam Huff 28 MLB 14 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 6 7 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
72 Chuck Janerette 24 12 0 253 6-3 Penn St. 12/1/1938 2 3 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 49th pick / 1960
75 Jim Katcavage* 28 LDE 14 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 6 11 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
24 Phil King 26 LH 14 0 223 6-4 Vanderbilt 6/22/1936 4 6 New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1958
53 Greg Larson 23 RG 14 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 1 6 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
30 Dick Lasse 27 4 0 222 6-2 Syracuse 11/13/1935 4 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 68th pick / 1958
22 Dick Lynch 26 RCB 13 0 202 6-1 Notre Dame 4/29/1936 4 6 Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
77 Dick Modzelewski 31 LDT 14 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 9 7 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
40 Joe Morrison 25 14 0 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 3 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
20 Jimmy Patton*+ 29 RS 14 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 7 12 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
25 Dick Pesonen 24 13 0 190 6-0 Minnesota,Minnesota-Duluth 6/10/1938 2 3
81 Andy Robustelli 37 RDE 14 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 11 11 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
82 Tom Scott 32 RLB 14 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 9 8 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
85 Del Shofner*+ 28 SE 13 0 186 6-3 Baylor 12/11/1934 5 14 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
83 Bob Simms 24 5 0 230 6-1 Rutgers 9/3/1938 2 3 New York Giants / 10th / 120th pick / 1960
66 Jack Stroud 34 RT 14 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 1/29/1928 9 10 New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
88 Aaron Thomas 25 12 0 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 1 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
14 Y.A. Tittle*+ 36 QB 14 14 192 6-0 LSU 10/24/1926 14 15 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
64 Mickey Walker 23 14 0 235 6-0 Michigan St. 10/14/1939 1 3 New York Titans / 23rd / 181st pick / 1961
80 Joe Walton 27 TE 13 0 202 5-11 Pittsburgh 12/15/1935 5 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1957
21 Allan Webb 29 LS 14 0 180 5-11 Arnold 1/22/1933 1 6
29 Alex Webster 31 FB 14 0 225 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1931 7 11 Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
55 Ray Wietecha* 34 C 14 0 225 6-1 Michigan St.,Northwestern 11/4/1928 9 10 New York Giants / 12th / 150th pick / 1950
31 Bill Winter 22 LLB 11 0 220 6-3 St. Olaf 1/28/1940 Rook 6 New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
Team Total 27.1 14 218.9 6-1.3 4.4