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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)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Y.A. Tittle 38 16 11 147 for 281, 1,798 yards, 10 td, 22 int, & 15 rushes for -7 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
HB Dick James 30 8 0 55 rushes for 189 yards, 3 td, & 12 catches for 101 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 94th pick / 1956
FB Ernie Wheelwright 25 Rook 0 100 rushes for 402 yards, 0 td, & 14 catches for 204 yards and 3 td
FL Frank Gifford 34 12 0 29 catches for 429 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
SE Del Shofner 30 7 0 22 catches for 323 yards, 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
TE Aaron Thomas* 27 3 0 43 catches for 624 yards, 6 td San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
LT Rosey Brown* 32 11 0 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
LG Darrell Dess 29 6 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
C Greg Larson 25 3 0 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RG Bookie Bolin 24 2 0 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
RT Roger Anderson 22 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 51st pick / 1964
New York Giants / 7th / 96th pick / 1964
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jim Katcavage 30 8 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
LDT Andy Stynchula 25 4 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1960
RDT John LoVetere 28 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDE Andy Robustelli 39 13 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Winter 24 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
MLB Lou Slaby 23 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 29th pick / 1963
New York Giants / 5th / 69th pick / 1963
RLB Tom Scott 34 11 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
LCB Erich Barnes* 29 6 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
RCB Dick Lynch 28 6 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
LS Jimmy Patton 31 9 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
RS Dick Pesonen 26 4 0
 Special Teams Starters
K Don Chandler 30 8 0 9 of 20 field goals & 27 of 29 extra points New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
P Don Chandler 30 8 0 73 punts for a 45.6 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
PR Dick James 30 8 0 21 punt returns for a 7.3 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 94th pick / 1956
KR Clarence Childs 26 Rook 0 34 kick returns for a 29.0 average and 1 td Boston Patriots / 20th / 154th pick / 1961

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
73 Roger Anderson 22 RT 11 0 265 6-5 Virginia Union 11/11/1942 Rook 4 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 51st pick / 1964
New York Giants / 7th / 96th pick / 1964
49 Erich Barnes* 29 LCB 14 0 201 6-2 Purdue 7/4/1935 6 9 Chicago Bears / 4th / 42nd pick / 1958
63 Bookie Bolin 24 RG 14 0 240 6-2 Mississippi 6/17/1940 2 5 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 14th / 107th pick / 1962
79 Rosey Brown* 32 LT 13 0 255 6-3 Morgan St. 10/20/1932 11 6 New York Giants / 27th / 321st pick / 1953
60 Ken Byers 24 8 0 240 6-1 Cincinnati 4/6/1940 2 2 New York Giants / 7th / 97th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 16th / 126th pick / 1962
34 Don Chandler 30 K 14 0 215 6-2 Florida 9/5/1934 8 5 New York Giants / 5th / 57th pick / 1956
48 Clarence Childs 26 KR 13 0 186 5-11 Florida A&M 1/13/1938 Rook 3 Boston Patriots / 20th / 154th pick / 1961
77 John Contoulis 24 12 0 260 6-5 Connecticut 10/9/1940 Rook 2 New York Jets / 4th / 27th pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 213th pick / 1962
83 Tom Costello 23 2 0 220 6-4 Dayton,Miami (FL) 5/23/1941 Rook 2
89 Bobby Crespino 26 13 0 225 6-5 Mississippi 1/11/1938 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 6th / 44th pick / 1961
62 Darrell Dess 29 LG 14 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 6 5 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
16 Frank Gifford 34 FL 13 0 197 6-1 USC 8/16/1930 12 4 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 1952
87 Jerry Hillebrand 24 11 0 240 6-3 Colorado 3/28/1940 1 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 10th pick / 1962
New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1962
78 Lane Howell 23 14 0 257 6-5 Grambling St. 7/28/1941 1 2 New York Giants / 15th / 209th pick / 1963
47 Dick James 30 HB 14 0 179 5-9 Oregon 5/22/1934 8 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 94th pick / 1956
45 Homer Jones 23 3 0 215 6-2 Texas Southern 2/18/1941 Rook 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1963
New York Giants / 20th / 278th pick / 1963
75 Jim Katcavage 30 LDE 14 0 237 6-3 Dayton 10/28/1934 8 5 New York Giants / 4th / 45th pick / 1956
53 Greg Larson 25 C 13 0 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 3 4 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
71 Frank Lasky 23 4 0 265 6-2 Florida 10/4/1941 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 26th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 14th / 106th pick / 1963
76 John LoVetere 28 RDT 8 0 280 6-4 Compton CC (CA) 5/31/1936 5 5
22 Dick Lynch 28 RCB 10 0 202 6-1 Notre Dame 4/29/1936 6 6 Washington Redskins / 6th / 66th pick / 1958
54 Max Messner 26 6 0 225 6-3 Cincinnati 10/13/1938 4 2 Detroit Lions / 9th / 99th pick / 1960
74 Jim Moran 22 8 0 275 6-5 Idaho 5/4/1942 Rook 3 New York Giants / 10th / 137th pick / 1964
40 Joe Morrison 27 14 0 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 5 5 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
26 Andy Nelson 31 14 0 180 6-1 Memphis 5/27/1933 7 3 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 126th pick / 1957
37 R.C. Owens 30 11 0 197 6-3 Col. of Idaho 11/12/1934 7 0 San Francisco 49ers / 14th / 160th pick / 1956
20 Jimmy Patton 31 LS 14 0 183 5-11 Mississippi 9/29/1933 9 6 New York Giants / 8th / 92nd pick / 1955
25 Dick Pesonen 26 RS 5 0 190 6-0 Minnesota,Minnesota-Duluth 6/10/1938 4 5
81 Andy Robustelli 39 RDE 14 0 230 6-1 Arnold 12/6/1925 13 5 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 228th pick / 1951
10 Henry Schichtle 23 1 0 190 6-2 Hawaii,Wichita St. 10/13/1941 Rook 0 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1964
82 Tom Scott 34 RLB 14 0 218 6-2 Virginia 9/3/1930 11 5 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 60th pick / 1953
85 Del Shofner 30 SE 6 0 186 6-3 Baylor 12/11/1934 7 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 11th pick / 1957
51 Lou Slaby 23 MLB 14 0 235 6-3 Pittsburgh 12/13/1941 Rook 5 Denver Broncos / 4th / 29th pick / 1963
New York Giants / 5th / 69th pick / 1963
66 Jack Stroud 36 9 0 235 6-1 Tennessee 1/29/1928 11 2 New York Giants / 5th / 61st pick / 1951
72 Andy Stynchula 25 LDT 14 0 252 6-3 Penn St. 1/7/1939 4 6 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 28th pick / 1960
65 Bob Taylor 24 14 0 240 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 2/5/1940 1 3 New York Giants / 9th / 125th pick / 1963
88 Aaron Thomas* 27 TE 14 0 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 3 5 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
27 Steve Thurlow 22 11 0 222 6-3 Stanford 4/25/1942 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
14 Y.A. Tittle 38 QB 14 11 192 6-0 LSU 10/24/1926 16 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1948
64 Mickey Walker 25 7 0 235 6-0 Michigan St. 10/14/1939 3 2 New York Titans / 23rd / 181st pick / 1961
21 Allan Webb 31 14 0 180 5-11 Arnold 1/22/1933 3 3
29 Alex Webster 33 12 0 225 6-3 North Carolina St. 4/19/1931 9 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 123rd pick / 1953
30 Ernie Wheelwright 25 FB 11 0 235 6-3 Southern Illinois 11/28/1939 Rook 5
31 Bill Winter 24 LLB 12 0 220 6-3 St. Olaf 1/28/1940 2 5 New York Giants / 18th / 250th pick / 1962
19 Gary Wood 22 qb 12 3 192 5-11 Cornell 2/5/1942 Rook 4 New York Giants / 8th / 109th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 17th / 132nd pick / 1964
Team Total 27.4 14 222.9 6-2.0 4.5