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1970 New York Giants

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.0, Offense: 1.9, Defense: 0.1, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 301 points (21.5/g), 8th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 270 points (19.3/g), 15th.
 Differential of 31 points (2.2/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: Alex Webster (9-5-0)

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Long Island University - C.W. Post (Brookville, New York)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Fran Tarkenton* 30 9 14 219 for 389, 2,777 yards, 19 td, 12 int, & 43 rushes for 236 yards and 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RB Ron Johnson*+ 23 1 14 263 rushes for 1,027 yards, 8 td, & 48 catches for 487 yards and 4 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
FB Tucker Frederickson 27 5 12 120 rushes for 375 yards, 1 td, & 40 catches for 408 yards and 3 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
WR Don Herrmann 23 1 9 24 catches for 290 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
WR Clifton McNeil 30 6 14 50 catches for 764 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 11th / 151st pick / 1962
TE Bob Tucker 25 Rook 13 40 catches for 571 yards, 5 td
LT Willie Young 27 4 13
LG Charlie Harper 26 4 11 New York Giants / 8th / 113th pick / 1966
C Greg Larson 31 9 14 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RG Doug Van Horn 26 4 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
RT Rich Buzin 24 2 14 New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bob Lurtsema 28 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT Jerry Shay 26 4 14 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 1966
RDT Jim Kanicki 29 7 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 52nd pick / 1963
RDE Fred Dryer 24 1 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
LLB Ralph Heck 29 7 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 144th pick / 1963
MLB Jim Files 22 Rook 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1970
RLB Matt Hazeltine 37 15 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
LCB Scott Eaton 26 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 8th / 187th pick / 1967
RCB Willie Williams 28 5 14 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
SS Tom Longo 28 1 14 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 188th pick / 1965
FS Spider Lockhart 27 5 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K Pete Gogolak 28 6 0 25 of 41 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
P Bill Johnson 26 Rook 0 43 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blocked
PR Bobby Duhon 24 2 0 19 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 1 td New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1968
KR Les Shy 26 4 0 21 kick returns for a 25.9 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 173rd pick / 1966

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
72 John Baker 28 14 0 260 6-5 Norfolk St. 8/15/1942 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 19th / 265th pick / 1964
60 Willie Banks 24 5 0 250 6-2 Alcorn St. 3/17/1946 2 3 Washington Redskins / 6th / 149th pick / 1968
48 Al Brenner 23 1 0 200 6-1 Michigan St. 11/13/1947 1 2 New York Giants / 7th / 170th pick / 1969
21 Otto Brown 23 13 0 188 6-1 Prairie View 1/12/1947 1 2
77 Rich Buzin 24 RT 14 14 255 6-5 Penn St. 1/25/1946 2 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1968
65 Pete Case 30 7 4 245 6-3 Georgia 12/27/1940 8 4 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 27th pick / 1962
74 Dennis Crane 25 9 0 260 6-7 USC 2/23/1945 2 2 Washington Redskins / 4th / 94th pick / 1968
51 John Douglas 25 14 0 228 6-2 Missouri 9/6/1945 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 97th pick / 1968
89 Fred Dryer 24 RDE 14 14 240 6-6 San Diego St. 7/6/1946 1 6 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1969
28 Bobby Duhon 24 PR 14 0 195 6-0 Tulane 9/24/1946 2 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1968
20 Scott Eaton 26 LCB 8 0 205 6-3 Oregon St. 8/20/1944 3 5 New York Giants / 8th / 187th pick / 1967
58 Jim Files 22 MLB 14 14 240 6-4 Oklahoma 1/16/1948 Rook 5 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1970
24 Tucker Frederickson 27 FB 14 12 220 6-2 Auburn 1/12/1943 5 10 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1965
3 Pete Gogolak 28 K 14 0 190 6-1 Cornell 4/18/1942 6 4 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
33 Joe Green 22 14 0 195 5-11 Bowling Green 11/20/1948 Rook 2
61 Charlie Harper 26 LG 14 11 250 6-0 Oklahoma St. 8/14/1944 4 8 New York Giants / 8th / 113th pick / 1966
64 Matt Hazeltine 37 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 California 8/2/1933 15 6 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 45th pick / 1955
55 Ralph Heck 29 LLB 14 14 230 6-1 Colorado 11/6/1941 7 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 144th pick / 1963
85 Don Herrmann 23 WR 13 9 205 6-2 Waynesburg 6/5/1947 1 4 New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
57 Ray Hickl 24 1 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/24/1946 1 2 New York Giants / 9th / 223rd pick / 1969
84 Rich Houston 25 13 4 196 6-2 Texas A&M-Commerce 11/16/1945 1 1 New York Giants / 4th / 92nd pick / 1969
56 Pat Hughes 23 14 0 240 6-2 Boston Univ. 6/2/1947 Rook 3 New York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
36 Bill Johnson 26 P 11 0 208 6-2 West Alabama 7/9/1944 Rook 1
59 Len Johnson 24 3 0 250 6-2 St. Cloud St. 1/26/1946 Rook 3
30 Ron Johnson*+ 23 RB 14 14 205 6-1 Michigan 10/17/1947 1 18 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
73 Jim Kanicki 29 RDT 14 14 270 6-4 Michigan St. 12/17/1941 7 5 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 52nd pick / 1963
52 John Kirby 28 14 0 230 6-3 Nebraska 5/30/1942 6 3 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 62nd pick / 1964
23 Ernie Koy 28 12 0 230 6-3 Texas 10/22/1942 5 0 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1965
New York Giants / 11th / 141st pick / 1965
53 Greg Larson 31 C 14 14 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 9 8 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
43 Spider Lockhart 27 FS 14 14 175 6-2 North Texas 4/6/1943 5 6 New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
44 Tom Longo 28 SS 14 14 200 6-1 Notre Dame 2/21/1942 1 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 188th pick / 1965
71 Bob Lurtsema 28 LDE 14 14 250 6-6 Michigan Tech,West. Michigan 3/29/1942 3 5
18 Clifton McNeil 30 WR 14 14 187 6-2 Grambling St. 5/25/1940 6 11 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 151st pick / 1962
40 Joe Morrison 33 10 3 210 6-1 Cincinnati 8/21/1937 11 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 34th pick / 1959
79 Jim Norton 28 4 0 254 6-4 Washington 11/18/1942 5 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1965
26 Kenny Parker 24 14 7 190 6-1 Fordham 7/22/1946 Rook 2 New York Giants / 16th / 422nd pick / 1968
75 Jerry Shay 26 LDT 14 14 250 6-3 Purdue 7/10/1944 4 5 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1966
Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 1966
11 Dick Shiner 28 14 0 201 6-0 Maryland 7/18/1942 6 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 87th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1964
25 Les Shy 26 KR 13 0 206 6-1 Long Beach St. 4/5/1944 4 0 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 173rd pick / 1966
10 Fran Tarkenton* 30 QB 14 14 190 6-0 Georgia 2/3/1940 9 17 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
88 Aaron Thomas 33 14 1 210 6-3 Oregon St. 11/7/1937 9 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 47th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 16th / 126th pick / 1961
38 Bob Tucker 25 TE 14 13 230 6-3 Bloomsburg 6/8/1945 Rook 8
63 Doug Van Horn 26 RG 14 14 245 6-3 Ohio St. 6/24/1944 4 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
41 Willie Williams 28 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Grambling St. 12/29/1942 5 6 New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
69 Willie Young 27 LT 13 13 265 6-0 Grambling St. 6/27/1943 4 8
Team Total 26.6 14 222.8 6-2.2 3.7