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1966 New York Giants

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1-12-1, Finished 8th in NFL East Division  · 1966 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -16.8, Offense: -3.0, Defense: -13.7, SoS: 0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 263 points (18.8/g), 12th of 15 in the NFL. Allowed 501 points (35.8/g), 15th.
 Differential of -238 points (-17.0/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 2.5-11.5.

Coach: Allie Sherman (1-12-1)

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 263 3932 866 4.5 44 13 27 236 208 424 2475 20 31 5.1 129 380 1457 7 3.8 80
Team Defense 501 4945 863 5.7 24 7 14 273 194 357 2892 36 17 7.6 137 480 2053 23 4.3 122
Lg Rank Offense 12 9 13 7 7 5 9 6 15 8 13 12 14 8
Lg Rank Defense 15 14 14 15 14 1 14 15 12 15 15 14 15 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 11 boxscore T 0-0-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 34 34 8 279 247 32 5 25 404 266 138 3
1 Sun September 18 boxscore L 0-1-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 52 18 257 120 137 4 24 518 374 144 1
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 0-2-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17 35 19 386 236 150 1 18 271 161 110
4 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-3-1 Cleveland Browns 7 28 12 274 224 50 6 23 418 160 258 1
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-4-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 19 24 20 271 145 126 2 15 268 177 91 2
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 1-4-1 Washington Redskins 13 10 17 325 228 97 1 9 188 107 81 2
7 Sun October 23 boxscore L 1-5-1 Philadelphia Eagles 3 31 13 228 152 76 5 18 316 114 202 3
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 1-6-1 St. Louis Cardinals 17 20 11 210 168 42 2 16 264 116 148 2
10 Sun November 13 boxscore L 1-7-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 14 55 15 103 56 47 3 38 572 349 223 1
10 Sun November 20 boxscore L 1-8-1 Atlanta Falcons 16 27 21 303 152 151 4 19 289 167 122 1
12 Sun November 27 boxscore L 1-9-1 @ Washington Redskins 41 72 25 389 278 111 6 16 341 132 209 2
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 1-10-1 @ Cleveland Browns 40 49 23 335 123 212 1 21 447 317 130 3
13 Sun December 11 boxscore L 1-11-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 47 15 310 191 119 2 20 392 297 95 1
14 Sun December 18 boxscore L 1-12-1 Dallas Cowboys 7 17 19 262 155 107 2 11 257 155 102 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
19 Gary Wood 24 qb 14 6 0-6-0 81 170 47.6 1142 6 3.5 13 7.6 58 6.7 4.0 14.1 81.6 49.7
11 Earl Morrall 32 QB 7 7 1-5-1 71 151 47.0 1105 7 4.6 12 7.9 98 7.3 4.7 15.6 157.9 54.1 1 1
18 Tom Kennedy 28 6 1 0-1-0 55 100 55.0 748 7 7.0 6 6.0 82 7.5 6.2 13.6 124.7 77.4
23 Ernie Koy 24 FL/P 13 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
41 Dan Lewis 30 13 0 1 1 100.0 4 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.3 83.3
Team Total 25.8 14 1-12-1 208 424 49.1 2999 20 4.7 31 7.3 98 7.1 4.7 14.4 214.2 57.7 1 1
Opp Total 14 194 357 54.3 3086 36 10.1 17 4.8 8.6 8.52 15.9 220.4 97.2 26 194 7.6 7.4 6.8

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
29 Chuck Mercein 23 FB 13 0 94 327 0 22 3.5 25.2 7.2 27 152 5.6 0 20 2.1 11.7 479 0 3
30 Allen Jacobs 25 14 0 77 273 1 19 3.5 19.5 5.5 10 69 6.9 0 29 0.7 4.9 342 1 2
40 Joe Morrison 29 HB 14 0 67 275 2 20 4.1 19.6 4.8 46 724 15.7 6 49 3.3 51.7 999 8 1
23 Ernie Koy 24 FL/P 13 0 66 146 0 13 2.2 11.2 5.1 8 43 5.4 0 26 0.6 3.3 189 0 3
41 Dan Lewis 30 13 0 32 164 1 57 5.1 12.6 2.5 6 87 14.5 0 25 0.5 6.7 251 1 1
19 Gary Wood 24 qb 14 6 28 196 3 28 7.0 14.0 2.0 196 3 4
45 Homer Jones 25 SE 14 0 5 43 0 11 8.6 3.1 0.4 48 1044 21.8 8 98 3.4 74.6 1087 8 1
18 Tom Kennedy 28 6 1 5 16 0 10 3.2 2.7 0.8 16 0 5
11 Earl Morrall 32 QB 7 7 5 12 0 9 2.4 1.7 0.7 12 0 3
27 Steve Thurlow 24 1 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7.0 1.0 7 0 0
88 Aaron Thomas 29 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 683 15.9 4 50 3.1 48.8 683 4 0
89 Bobby Crespino 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 167 10.4 2 19 1.1 11.9 167 2 0
85 Del Shofner 32 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 19 6.3 0 9 0.3 2.1 19 0 0
33 Pep Menefee 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.6 11 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 380 1457 7 57 3.8 104.1 27.1 208 2999 14.4 20 98 14.9 214.2 4456 27 29
Opp Total 14 480 2053 23 4.3 146.6 34.3 194 2892 14.9 36 13.9 206.6 4945 59 19

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 28 KR/RCB 14 0 34 855 1 90 25.1 855
46 Phil Harris 22 14 0 5 7 0 5 1.4 22 480 0 55 21.8 487
43 Spider Lockhart* 23 LCB/PR 14 0 17 113 0 21 6.6 113
41 Dan Lewis 30 13 0 13 214 0 37 16.5 465
23 Ernie Koy 24 FL/P 13 0 3 20 0 14 6.7 209
30 Allen Jacobs 25 14 0 2 18 0 18 9.0 360
81 Freeman White 23 14 0 2 14 0 9 7.0 14
69 Willie Young 23 LT 14 0 2 6 0 6 3.0 6
66 Roger Davis 28 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
26 Wendell Harris 26 LS 13 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Team Total 25.8 14 22 120 0 21 5.5 80 1616 1 90 20.2 6192
Opp Total 14 27 217 1 8.0 49 1085 0 22.1

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
3 Pete Gogolak 24 K 14 0 7 6 5 5 8 3 7 2 1 28 16 57.1% 31 29 93.5%
23 Ernie Koy 24 FL/P 13 0 49 1932 55 0 39.4
43 Spider Lockhart* 23 LCB/PR 14 0 4 131 42 0 32.8
Team Total 25.8 14 7 6 5 5 8 3 7 2 1 28 16 57.1% 31 29 93.5% 53 2063 55 0 38.9
Opp Total 14 23 13 56.5% 66 64 97.0% 58 2308 39.8

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
43 Spider Lockhart* 23 LCB/PR 14 0 6 20 0 14 0 0 1 2 2 0
29 Chuck Mercein 23 FB 13 0 0 3 3 0 0
28 Henry Carr 24 RS 14 0 4 110 1 101 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Clarence Childs 28 KR/RCB 14 0 2 32 0 29 0 0 1 2 31 0
18 Tom Kennedy 28 6 1 0 5 0 0 0
19 Gary Wood 24 qb 14 6 0 4 1 0 0
30 Allen Jacobs 25 14 0 0 2 2 0 0
23 Ernie Koy 24 FL/P 13 0 0 3 1 0 0
66 Roger Davis 28 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
26 Wendell Harris 26 LS 13 0 1 20 0 20 0 0 1 1 72 1
11 Earl Morrall 32 QB 7 7 0 3 0 0 0
87 Jerry Hillebrand 26 LLB 11 0 1 31 1 31 0 0 0 1 0 0
45 Homer Jones 25 SE 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
41 Dan Lewis 30 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
40 Joe Morrison 29 HB 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
57 Jeff Smith 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Larry Vargo 27 RLB 7 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Pete Case 26 LG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
46 Phil Harris 22 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
53 Greg Larson 27 C 14 0 0 0 1 19 0
20 Jimmy Patton 33 13 0 1 3 0 3 0
55 Joe Wellborn 22 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 17 217 2 101 0 0 29 23 124 1
Opp Total 14 62 19 12 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Pete Gogolak 24 K 14 0 29 16 77
45 Homer Jones 25 SE 14 0 8 8 48
40 Joe Morrison 29 HB 14 0 2 6 8 48
88 Aaron Thomas 29 TE 14 0 4 4 24
19 Gary Wood 24 qb 14 6 3 3 18
89 Bobby Crespino 28 14 0 2 2 12
28 Henry Carr 24 RS 14 0 1 1 6
48 Clarence Childs 28 KR/RCB 14 0 1 1 6
26 Wendell Harris 26 LS 13 0 1 1 6
87 Jerry Hillebrand 26 LLB 11 0 1 1 6
30 Allen Jacobs 25 14 0 1 1 6
41 Dan Lewis 30 13 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 14 7 20 1 1 2 31 29 16 263
Opp Total 14 23 36 1 2 4 64 13 1 501