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1965 New York Giants

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7-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1965 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.3, Offense: -6.8, Defense: -3.5, SoS: -5.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (19.3/g), 10th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 338 points (24.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of -68 points (-4.9/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-8.8.

Coach: Allie Sherman (7-7-0)

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

Team Info

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

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 270 4081 796 5.1 30 14 27 230 171 342 2430 23 16 6.5 112 423 1651 12 3.9 91
Team Defense 338 4913 879 5.6 36 20 18 266 208 393 2957 18 16 6.8 140 447 1956 20 4.4 108
Lg Rank Offense 10 9 4 5 9 12 9 4 4 5 9 6 9 6
Lg Rank Defense 10 14 6 3 14 8 13 4 11 13 11 12 13 13

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore L 0-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 2 31 8 139 40 99 4 19 270 128 142 1
2 Sun September 26 boxscore W 1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16 14 14 280 149 131 18 296 220 76 1
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 23 13 17 344 232 112 18 323 250 73 3
4 Sat October 9 boxscore L 2-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 14 40 13 245 184 61 3 22 360 187 173 1
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-2 Philadelphia Eagles 35 27 14 398 287 111 1 21 440 311 129 5
6 Sun October 24 boxscore L 3-3 Cleveland Browns 14 38 22 312 192 120 3 26 526 283 243 1
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 4-3 St. Louis Cardinals 14 10 19 259 122 137 1 21 438 229 209 2
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 4-4 Washington Redskins 7 23 17 224 95 129 5 11 283 148 135 2
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 4-5 @ Cleveland Browns 21 34 21 347 240 107 2 22 459 227 232 2
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 5-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 28 15 11 227 140 87 1 20 336 282 54 5
11 Sun November 28 boxscore L 5-6 Chicago Bears 14 35 14 202 148 54 3 21 370 200 170 2
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 6-6 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 10 21 414 171 243 2 13 184 99 85 6
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 7-6 @ Washington Redskins 27 10 21 368 217 151 2 18 294 220 74 3
14 Sun December 19 boxscore L 7-7 Dallas Cowboys 20 38 18 322 213 109 3 16 334 173 161 2

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Earl Morrall 31 QB 14 14 7-7-0 155 302 51.3 2446 22 7.3 12 4.0 89 8.1 7.8 15.8 174.7 86.3 2 2
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 15 36 41.7 190 1 2.8 2 5.6 28 5.3 3.3 12.7 21.1 44.9
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0
24 Tucker Frederickson* 22 FB 13 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 1 1 100.0 49 0 0.0 0 0.0 49 49.0 49.0 49.0 3.5 118.7
Team Total 25.5 14 7-7-0 171 342 50.0 2685 23 6.7 16 4.7 89 7.9 7.1 15.7 191.8 79.4 2 2
Opp Total 14 208 393 52.9 3251 18 4.6 16 4.1 8.3 7.36 15.6 232.2 79.0 39 294 6.8 6.0 9.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
24 Tucker Frederickson* 22 FB 13 0 195 659 5 41 3.4 50.7 15.0 24 177 7.4 1 31 1.8 13.6 836 6 9
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 106 440 4 43 4.2 31.4 7.6 9 54 6.0 1 30 0.6 3.9 494 5 4
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 35 174 0 27 5.0 13.4 2.7 4 22 5.5 0 9 0.3 1.7 196 0 2
30 Ernie Wheelwright 26 13 0 24 96 0 16 4.0 7.4 1.8 2 17 8.5 0 12 0.2 1.3 113 0 1
33 Smith Reed 23 10 0 19 70 0 17 3.7 7.0 1.9 6 42 7.0 0 16 0.6 4.2 112 0 0
29 Chuck Mercein 22 13 0 18 55 2 15 3.1 4.2 1.4 3 14 4.7 0 5 0.2 1.1 69 2 0
11 Earl Morrall 31 QB 14 14 17 52 0 14 3.1 3.7 1.2 52 0 5
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 5 68 0 25 13.6 7.6 0.6 68 0 1
40 Joe Morrison 28 FL 13 0 3 20 1 11 6.7 1.5 0.2 41 574 14.0 4 46 3.2 44.2 594 5 1
45 Homer Jones 24 14 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 1.2 0.1 26 709 27.3 6 89 1.9 50.6 726 6 0
88 Aaron Thomas 28 TE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 631 23.4 5 71 2.1 48.5 631 5 1
85 Del Shofner 31 SE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 388 17.6 2 49 1.8 32.3 388 2 0
89 Bobby Crespino 27 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 57 8.1 4 15 0.5 4.1 57 4 0
Team Total 25.5 14 423 1651 12 43 3.9 117.9 30.2 171 2685 15.7 23 89 12.2 191.8 4336 35 31
Opp Total 14 447 1956 20 4.4 139.7 31.9 208 2957 14.2 18 14.9 211.2 4913 38 32

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
48 Clarence Childs 27 KR 14 0 29 718 0 51 24.8 718
41 Willie Williams 23 PR 14 0 18 28 0 14 1.6 5 113 0 36 22.6 141
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 21 401 0 38 19.1 597
28 Henry Carr 23 LS 14 0 4 13 0 17 3.3 13
43 Spider Lockhart 22 LCB 14 0 2 -6 0 1 -3.0 -6
21 Allan Webb 32 3 0 2 48 0 25 24.0 48
79 Rosey Brown* 33 LT 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
29 Chuck Mercein 22 13 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 73
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 513
Team Total 25.5 14 24 35 0 17 1.5 60 1303 0 51 21.7 5674
Opp Total 14 22 137 0 6.2 54 1175 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 55 2268 67 0 41.2
18 Bob Timberlake 22 K 12 0 2 2 11 1 15 1 6.7% 22 21 95.5%
72 Andy Stynchula 26 RDE 11 0 1 1 3 2 3 7 3 42.9% 13 12 92.3%
43 Spider Lockhart 22 LCB 14 0 6 267 53 0 44.5
29 Chuck Mercein 22 13 0 1 1 2 0.0%
87 Jerry Hillebrand 25 MLB 13 0 1 0.0%
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 25.5 14 4 1 4 2 5 11 1 25 4 16.0% 36 34 94.4% 61 2535 67 0 41.6
Opp Total 14 29 16 55.2% 41 40 97.6% 45 1922 42.7

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
24 Tucker Frederickson* 22 FB 13 0 0 9 3 0 0
22 Dick Lynch 29 RCB 14 0 4 38 0 23 0 0 0 4 84 1
11 Earl Morrall 31 QB 14 14 0 5 2 0 0
28 Henry Carr 23 LS 14 0 2 19 0 19 0 0 1 3 -8 0
87 Jerry Hillebrand 25 MLB 13 0 2 25 1 25 0 0 1 2 0 0
23 Ernie Koy 23 P 13 0 0 2 2 0 0
43 Spider Lockhart 22 LCB 14 0 4 117 0 39 0
20 Jimmy Patton 32 RS 14 0 1 27 0 27 0 0 1 2 0 0
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 0 4 0 0 0
48 Clarence Childs 27 KR 14 0 0 2 1 7 0
41 Willie Williams 23 PR 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
60 Jim Carroll 22 LLB 14 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 6 0
51 Lou Slaby 24 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
52 Bill Swain 24 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
54 Olen Underwood 23 RLB 10 0 1 20 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Ernie Wheelwright 26 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 0 1 1 0 0
73 Roger Anderson 23 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Rosey Brown* 33 LT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 Mike Bundra 26 RDT 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Tom Costello 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 Roger Davis 27 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
45 Homer Jones 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Jim Katcavage 31 LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
40 Joe Morrison 28 FL 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
55 Bob Scholtz 28 C 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Andy Stynchula 26 RDE 11 0 0 0 1 2 0
88 Aaron Thomas 28 TE 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
21 Allan Webb 32 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.5 14 16 249 1 39 0 0 31 37 91 1 1
Opp Total 14 31 32 12 2

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
24 Tucker Frederickson* 22 FB 13 0 5 1 6 36
45 Homer Jones 24 14 0 6 6 36
40 Joe Morrison 28 FL 13 0 1 4 5 30
88 Aaron Thomas 28 TE 13 0 5 5 30
27 Steve Thurlow 23 HB 14 0 4 1 5 30
89 Bobby Crespino 27 14 0 4 4 24
18 Bob Timberlake 22 K 12 0 21 1 24
72 Andy Stynchula 26 RDE 11 0 12 3 21
29 Chuck Mercein 22 13 0 2 2 12
85 Del Shofner 31 SE 12 0 2 2 12
87 Jerry Hillebrand 25 MLB 13 0 1 1 6
22 Dick Lynch 29 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
75 Jim Katcavage 31 LDE 14 0 1 2
19 Gary Wood 23 9 0 1 1
Team Total 25.5 14 12 23 1 1 37 34 4 1 270
Opp Total 14 20 18 1 1 40 16 2 338