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1964 New York Giants

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2-10-2, Finished 7th in NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -12.6, Offense: -5.4, Defense: -7.2, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 241 points (17.2/g), 13th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 399 points (28.5/g), 14th.
 Differential of -158 points (-11.3/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-10.7.

Coach: Allie Sherman (2-10-2)

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 241 3879 911 4.3 49 23 19 240 217 431 2475 16 26 5.2 140 435 1404 12 3.2 81
Team Defense 399 4363 873 5.0 33 18 19 247 188 361 2444 28 15 6.0 127 468 1919 15 4.1 101
Lg Rank Offense 13 13 14 13 8 3 8 11 14 12 6 11 8 14
Lg Rank Defense 14 11 8 6 10 2 7 14 11 11 14 12 8 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7 38 14 204 123 81 4 14 253 159 94 1
2 Sun September 20 boxscore L 0-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24 27 24 356 209 147 2 14 214 77 137 2
3 Fri September 25 boxscore W 1-2 Washington Redskins 13 10 14 235 142 93 3 13 271 143 128 3
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-3 @ Detroit Lions 3 26 12 167 72 95 3 20 413 244 169
5 Sun October 11 boxscore T 1-3-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 13 13 9 128 33 95 2 27 463 245 218 6
6 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-4-1 Philadelphia Eagles 17 23 18 194 105 89 4 8 167 18 149 2
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 1-5-1 @ Cleveland Browns 20 42 23 426 260 166 6 15 225 128 97 3
8 Sun November 1 boxscore W 2-5-1 St. Louis Cardinals 34 17 23 434 281 153 1 20 342 210 132 4
9 Sun November 8 boxscore L 2-6-1 Dallas Cowboys 21 31 20 301 249 52 5 14 242 161 81 3
10 Sun November 15 boxscore T 2-6-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 10 10 12 212 131 81 3 12 143 105 38 3
11 Sun November 22 boxscore L 2-7-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 44 22 305 226 79 4 26 429 191 238 2
12 Sun November 29 boxscore L 2-8-2 @ Washington Redskins 21 36 15 243 160 83 6 25 464 316 148 2
13 Sun December 6 boxscore L 2-9-2 Minnesota Vikings 21 30 15 335 221 114 2 17 330 193 137 2
14 Sat December 12 boxscore L 2-10-2 Cleveland Browns 20 52 19 339 263 76 4 22 407 254 153

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 38 QB 14 11 1-8-2 147 281 52.3% 1798 10 3.6 22 7.8 54 6.4 3.6 12.2 128.4 51.6 2 1
19 Gary Wood 22 qb 12 3 1-2-0 66 143 46.2% 952 6 4.2 3 2.1 70 6.7 6.6 14.4 79.3 73.5 1 1
27 Steve Thurlow 22 11 0 3 5 60.0% 65 0 0.0 0 0.0 33 13.0 13.0 21.7 5.9 104.2
16 Frank Gifford 34 FL 13 0 1 1 100.0% 33 0 0.0 0 0.0 33 33.0 33.0 33.0 2.5 118.7
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 27.4 14 2-10-2 217 431 50.3% 2848 16 3.7 26 6.0 70 6.6 4.6 13.1 203.4 58.8 3 2
Opp Total 14 188 361 52.1% 2799 28 7.8 15 4.2 7.8 7.43 14.9 199.9 86.3 44 355 6.0 5.8 10.9

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
30 Ernie Wheelwright 25 FB 11 0 100 402 0 26 4.0 36.5 9.1 14 204 14.6 3 33 1.3 18.5 606 3 2
29 Alex Webster 33 12 0 76 210 3 14 2.8 17.5 6.3 19 199 10.5 0 40 1.6 16.6 409 3 3
27 Steve Thurlow 22 11 0 64 210 0 13 3.3 19.1 5.8 7 74 10.6 1 17 0.6 6.7 284 1 2
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 55 189 3 18 3.4 13.5 3.9 12 101 8.4 1 34 0.9 7.2 290 4 7
40 Joe Morrison 27 14 0 45 138 1 15 3.1 9.9 3.2 40 505 12.6 2 70 2.9 36.1 643 3 2
48 Clarence Childs 26 KR 13 0 40 102 0 19 2.6 7.8 3.1 11 97 8.8 0 24 0.8 7.5 199 0 7
19 Gary Wood 22 qb 12 3 39 158 3 14 4.1 13.2 3.3 158 3 5
14 Y.A. Tittle 38 QB 14 11 15 -7 1 7 -0.5 -0.5 1.1 -7 1 11
16 Frank Gifford 34 FL 13 0 1 2 1 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 29 429 14.8 3 40 2.2 33.0 431 4 0
88 Aaron Thomas* 27 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 624 14.5 6 42 3.1 44.6 624 6 1
85 Del Shofner 30 SE 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 323 14.7 0 54 3.7 53.8 323 0 0
89 Bobby Crespino 26 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 165 13.8 0 27 0.9 12.7 165 0 0
45 Homer Jones 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 82 20.5 0 30 1.3 27.3 82 0 2
37 R.C. Owens 30 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 45 11.3 0 14 0.4 4.1 45 0 0
Team Total 27.4 14 435 1404 12 26 3.2 100.3 31.1 217 2848 13.1 16 70 15.5 203.4 4252 28 44
Opp Total 14 468 1919 15 4.1 137.1 33.4 188 2444 13.0 28 13.4 174.6 4363 43 42

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
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 21 153 0 31 7.3 23 515 0 30 22.4 958
48 Clarence Childs 26 KR 13 0 6 40 0 27 6.7 34 987 1 100 29.0 1226
45 Homer Jones 23 3 0 6 111 0 27 18.5 193
40 Joe Morrison 27 14 0 4 75 0 22 18.8 718
49 Erich Barnes* 29 LCB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.4 14 28 193 0 31 6.9 67 1688 1 100 25.2 6133
Opp Total 14 40 557 2 13.9 45 990 0 22.0

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 30 K/P 14 0 5 2 5 4 2 8 3 20 9 45.0%% 29 27 93.1%% 73 3328 74 0 45.6
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 1 35 35 0 35.0
72 Andy Stynchula 25 LDT 14 0 1 1 100.0%%
Team Total 27.4 14 5 2 5 4 2 8 3 20 9 45.0%% 30 28 93.3%% 74 3363 74 0 45.4
Opp Total 14 39 19 48.7%% 49 46 93.9%% 59 2490 42.2

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
14 Y.A. Tittle 38 QB 14 11 0 11 4 0 0
48 Clarence Childs 26 KR 13 0 0 7 5 0 0
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 0 7 1 0 0
19 Gary Wood 22 qb 12 3 0 5 2 0 0
49 Erich Barnes* 29 LCB 14 0 2 26 1 26 0 0 0 2 0 1
45 Homer Jones 23 3 0 0 2 2 0 0
22 Dick Lynch 28 RCB 10 0 4 68 0 37 0
40 Joe Morrison 27 14 0 0 2 2 0 0
72 Andy Stynchula 25 LDT 14 0 0 0 4 26 0
29 Alex Webster 33 12 0 0 3 1 0 0
82 Tom Scott 34 RLB 14 0 2 31 0 31 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Steve Thurlow 22 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
34 Don Chandler 30 K/P 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
53 Greg Larson 25 C 13 0 0 0 2 3 0
74 Jim Moran 22 8 0 0 0 2 0 0
20 Jimmy Patton 31 LS 14 0 2 0 0 0 0
51 Lou Slaby 23 MLB 14 0 2 32 0 26 0
65 Bob Taylor 24 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
30 Ernie Wheelwright 25 FB 11 0 0 2 0 0 0
31 Bill Winter 24 LLB 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
63 Bookie Bolin 24 RG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Jerry Hillebrand 24 11 0 1 9 0 9 0
78 Lane Howell 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Jim Katcavage 30 LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 John LoVetere 28 RDT 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Max Messner 26 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Andy Nelson 31 14 0 1 13 0 13 0
81 Andy Robustelli 39 RDE 14 0 0 0 1 17 0
88 Aaron Thomas* 27 TE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
21 Allan Webb 31 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 27.4 14 15 179 1 37 0 0 44 39 57 1
Opp Total 14 45 42 24 1

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 30 K/P 14 0 27 9 54
88 Aaron Thomas* 27 TE 14 0 6 6 36
16 Frank Gifford 34 FL 13 0 1 3 4 24
47 Dick James 30 HB/PR 14 0 3 1 4 24
40 Joe Morrison 27 14 0 1 2 3 18
29 Alex Webster 33 12 0 3 3 18
30 Ernie Wheelwright 25 FB 11 0 3 3 18
19 Gary Wood 22 qb 12 3 3 3 18
49 Erich Barnes* 29 LCB 14 0 1 1 2 12
48 Clarence Childs 26 KR 13 0 1 1 6
27 Steve Thurlow 22 11 0 1 1 6
14 Y.A. Tittle 38 QB 14 11 1 1 6
72 Andy Stynchula 25 LDT 14 0 1 1
Team Total 27.4 14 12 16 1 1 1 31 28 9 241
Opp Total 14 15 28 2 2 2 46 19 1 399

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ PHI L, 7-38 3 17 pass Aaron Thomas 17 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
2 1964-09-20 @ PIT L, 24-27 1 26 interception Erich Barnes 26 yard interception return (Don Chandler kick)
3 1964-09-20 @ PIT L, 24-27 1 2 rush Alex Webster 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
4 1964-09-20 @ PIT L, 24-27 3 2 rush Dick James 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
5 1964-09-25 WAS W, 13-10 4 1 rush Gary Wood 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
6 1964-10-11 @ DAL T, 13-13 2 2 rush Frank Gifford 2 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
7 1964-10-11 @ DAL T, 13-13 2 12 pass Joe Morrison 12 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle
8 1964-10-18 PHI L, 17-23 1 1 rush Dick James 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
9 1964-10-18 PHI L, 17-23 4 1 rush Alex Webster 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
10 1964-10-25 @ CLE L, 20-42 1 1 rush Dick James 1 yard rush
11 1964-10-25 @ CLE L, 20-42 3 7 rush Y.A. Tittle 7 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
12 1964-10-25 @ CLE L, 20-42 4 20 pass Ernie Wheelwright 20 yard pass from Gary Wood (Don Chandler kick)
13 1964-11-01 STL W, 34-17 1 6 pass Ernie Wheelwright 6 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
14 1964-11-01 STL W, 34-17 2 25 pass Ernie Wheelwright 25 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
15 1964-11-01 STL W, 34-17 2 17 pass Joe Morrison 17 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
16 1964-11-01 STL W, 34-17 3 8 pass Steve Thurlow 8 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
17 1964-11-08 DAL L, 21-31 2 40 pass Frank Gifford 40 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
18 1964-11-08 DAL L, 21-31 3 6 pass Frank Gifford 6 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
19 1964-11-08 DAL L, 21-31 4 2 rush Alex Webster 2 yard rush (Andy Stynchula kick)
20 1964-11-15 @ STL T, 10-10 1 21 pass Aaron Thomas 21 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
21 1964-11-22 PIT L, 17-44 4 8 rush Gary Wood 8 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
22 1964-11-22 PIT L, 17-44 4 0 fumble Erich Barnes 0 yard fumble return (Don Chandler kick)
23 1964-11-29 @ WAS L, 21-36 2 1 rush Gary Wood 1 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
24 1964-11-29 @ WAS L, 21-36 2 15 rush Joe Morrison 15 yard rush (Don Chandler kick)
25 1964-11-29 @ WAS L, 21-36 3 9 pass Aaron Thomas 9 yard pass from Gary Wood (Don Chandler kick)
26 1964-12-06 MIN L, 21-30 1 100 kickoff Clarence Childs 100 yard kickoff return (Don Chandler kick)
27 1964-12-06 MIN L, 21-30 2 11 pass Frank Gifford 11 yard pass from Gary Wood (Don Chandler kick)
28 1964-12-06 MIN L, 21-30 3 42 pass Aaron Thomas 42 yard pass from Gary Wood (Don Chandler kick)
29 1964-12-12 CLE L, 20-52 2 7 pass Dick James 7 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
30 1964-12-12 CLE L, 20-52 4 10 pass Aaron Thomas 10 yard pass from Gary Wood (Don Chandler kick)
31 1964-12-12 CLE L, 20-52 4 1 pass Aaron Thomas 1 yard pass from Gary Wood

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ PHI W, 38-7 1 59 rush Earl Gros 59 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
2 1964-09-13 @ PHI W, 38-7 2 6 pass Timmy Brown 6 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
3 1964-09-13 @ PHI W, 38-7 3 3 rush Timmy Brown 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
4 1964-09-13 @ PHI W, 38-7 4 29 pass Pete Retzlaff 29 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
5 1964-09-13 @ PHI W, 38-7 4 9 rush Tom Woodeshick 9 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
6 1964-09-20 @ PIT W, 27-24 2 8 interception Chuck Hinton 8 yard interception return
7 1964-09-20 @ PIT W, 27-24 2 2 pass John Henry Johnson 2 yard pass from Ed Brown (Mike Clark kick)
8 1964-09-20 @ PIT W, 27-24 3 2 rush Ed Brown 2 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
9 1964-09-20 @ PIT W, 27-24 4 1 rush Ed Brown 1 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
10 1964-09-25 WAS L, 10-13 2 15 pass Preston Carpenter 15 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
11 1964-10-04 @ DET W, 26-3 1 23 pass Nick Ryder 23 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Wayne Walker kick)
12 1964-10-04 @ DET W, 26-3 2 61 punt Tom Watkins 61 yard punt return (Wayne Walker kick)
13 1964-10-04 @ DET W, 26-3 2 58 pass Terry Barr 58 yard pass from Tom Watkins (Wayne Walker kick)
14 1964-10-11 @ DAL T, 13-13 3 10 rush Don Meredith 10 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
15 1964-10-18 PHI W, 23-17 1 4 rush Ollie Matson 4 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
16 1964-10-18 PHI W, 23-17 2 54 rush Ollie Matson 54 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
17 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 2 68 punt Leroy Kelly 68 yard punt return (Lou Groza kick)
18 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 3 11 pass Paul Warfield 11 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
19 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 4 2 fumble Paul Wiggin 2 yard fumble return (Lou Groza kick)
20 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 4 9 pass Gary Collins 9 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
21 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 4 23 fumble Charlie Scales 23 yard fumble return (Lou Groza kick)
22 1964-10-25 @ CLE W, 42-20 4 11 pass Johnny Brewer 11 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)
23 1964-11-01 STL L, 17-34 1 78 pass Jackie Smith 78 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
24 1964-11-01 STL L, 17-34 3 1 rush John David Crow 1 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
25 1964-11-08 DAL W, 31-21 1 74 interception Jimmy Ridlon 74 yard interception return (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
26 1964-11-08 DAL W, 31-21 1 14 pass Frank Clarke 14 yard pass from Don Meredith (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
27 1964-11-08 DAL W, 31-21 2 48 pass Tommy McDonald 48 yard pass from Don Meredith (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
28 1964-11-08 DAL W, 31-21 4 8 pass Frank Clarke 8 yard pass from Don Meredith (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
29 1964-11-15 @ STL T, 10-10 3 15 pass Bobby Joe Conrad 15 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
30 1964-11-22 PIT W, 44-17 2 13 pass Clendon Thomas 13 yard pass from Ed Brown (Mike Clark kick)
31 1964-11-22 PIT W, 44-17 2 10 rush John Henry Johnson 10 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
32 1964-11-22 PIT W, 44-17 3 22 pass Gary Ballman 22 yard pass from Ed Brown (Mike Clark kick)
33 1964-11-22 PIT W, 44-17 3 2 rush John Henry Johnson 2 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
34 1964-11-22 PIT W, 44-17 4 5 rush Dick Hoak 5 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
35 1964-11-29 @ WAS W, 36-21 1 14 pass Preston Carpenter 14 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
36 1964-11-29 @ WAS W, 36-21 3 24 pass Charley Taylor 24 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
37 1964-11-29 @ WAS W, 36-21 3 17 pass Bobby Mitchell 17 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
38 1964-11-29 @ WAS W, 36-21 4 32 pass Bobby Mitchell 32 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
39 1964-11-29 @ WAS W, 36-21 4 3 rush J.W. Lockett 3 yard rush (Jim Martin kick)
40 1964-12-06 MIN W, 30-21 2 43 pass Hal Bedsole 43 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
41 1964-12-06 MIN W, 30-21 2 1 rush Fran Tarkenton 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
42 1964-12-06 MIN W, 30-21 4 30 pass Bill Brown 30 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
43 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 2 13 rush Frank Ryan 13 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
44 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 2 11 pass Gary Collins 11 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
45 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 2 1 pass Ernie Green 1 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
46 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 3 25 pass Ernie Green 25 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
47 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 3 8 pass Paul Warfield 8 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
48 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 3 8 pass Jim Brown 8 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
49 1964-12-12 CLE W, 52-20 4 24 pass Walter Roberts 24 yard pass from Jim Ninowski (Lou Groza kick)