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1973 New York Giants

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2-11-1, Finished 5th in NFC East Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.5, Offense: -2.8, Defense: -4.7, SoS: 2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 226 points (16.1/g), 20th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 362 points (25.9/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -136 points (-9.7/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 3.5-10.5.

Coach: Alex Webster (2-11-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton

Stadium: Yankee Stadium
 Training Camp: Monmouth University (West Long Branch, New Jersey)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Norm Snead 34 12 7 131 for 235, 1,483 yards, 7 td, 22 int, & 4 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 2nd pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 35th pick / 1961
RB Ron Johnson 26 4 11 260 rushes for 902 yards, 6 td, & 32 catches for 377 yards and 3 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
FB Johnny Roland 30 7 6 53 rushes for 142 yards, 1 td, & 22 catches for 190 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 54th pick / 1965
WR Bob Grim 28 6 14 37 catches for 593 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 28th pick / 1967
WR Don Herrmann 26 4 14 43 catches for 520 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
TE Bob Tucker 28 3 14 50 catches for 681 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 4 yards and 0 td
LT Willie Young 30 7 8 1 fumble recovered
LG Dick Enderle 26 4 14 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 158th pick / 1969
C Greg Larson 34 12 14 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
RG Doug Van Horn 29 7 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
RT Joe Taffoni 28 6 9 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 98th pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Carter Campbell 26 3 14 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 191st pick / 1970
LDT Dan Goich 29 4 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 121st pick / 1966
RDT John Mendenhall 25 1 8 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1972
RDE Jack Gregory 29 6 13 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 139th pick / 1966
LLB John Douglas 28 3 10 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 97th pick / 1968
MLB Jim Files 25 3 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1970
RLB Pat Hughes 26 3 8 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
LCB Pete Athas 27 2 14 5 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 257th pick / 1970
RCB Willie Williams 31 8 14 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
SS Richmond Flowers 26 4 6 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1969
FS Spider Lockhart 30 8 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K Pete Gogolak 31 9 0 17 of 28 field goals & 25 of 25 extra points Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
P Tom Blanchard 25 2 0 56 punts for a 41.9 average, 1 blocked New York Giants / 12th / 304th pick / 1971
PR Pete Athas 27 2 14 20 punt returns for a 7.7 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 257th pick / 1970
KR Walt Love 23 Rook 0 18 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 td New York Giants / 10th / 250th pick / 1973

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
45 Pete Athas 27 LCB 14 14 185 5-11 Tennessee 9/15/1946 2 5 Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 257th pick / 1970
82 Gary Ballman 33 3 0 215 6-1 Michigan St. 7/6/1940 11 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 104th pick / 1962
Denver Broncos / 16th / 122nd pick / 1962
15 Tom Blanchard 25 P 14 0 190 6-0 Oregon 5/28/1948 2 2 New York Giants / 12th / 304th pick / 1971
21 Otto Brown 26 11 0 188 6-1 Prairie View 1/12/1947 4 2
60 Bart Buetow 23 7 0 250 6-5 Minnesota 10/28/1950 Rook 3 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 59th pick / 1972
79 Carter Campbell 26 LDE 14 14 240 6-4 Weber St. 9/29/1947 3 4 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 191st pick / 1970
29 Vince Clements 24 12 5 210 6-3 Connecticut 1/4/1949 1 3 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 1971
24 Chuck Crist 22 14 8 205 6-2 Penn St. 1/16/1951 1 2
51 John Douglas 28 LLB 14 10 228 6-2 Missouri 9/6/1945 3 4 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 97th pick / 1968
65 Mark Ellison 25 14 5 250 6-2 Dayton 4/15/1948 1 3 New York Giants / 11th / 278th pick / 1971
62 Dick Enderle 26 LG 14 14 250 6-2 Minnesota 11/6/1947 4 6 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 158th pick / 1969
31 Charlie Evans 25 5 3 220 6-1 Utah,USC 1/10/1948 2 2 New York Giants / 14th / 356th pick / 1971
58 Jim Files 25 MLB 14 14 240 6-4 Oklahoma 1/16/1948 3 4 New York Giants / 1st / 13th pick / 1970
44 Richmond Flowers 26 SS 8 6 180 6-0 Tennessee 6/13/1947 4 3 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1969
83 Tom Gatewood 23 7 0 215 6-3 Notre Dame 3/7/1950 1 0 New York Giants / 5th / 107th pick / 1972
77 Rich Glover 23 13 6 240 6-1 Nebraska 2/6/1950 Rook 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 69th pick / 1973
3 Pete Gogolak 31 K 14 0 190 6-1 Cornell 4/18/1942 9 3 Buffalo Bills / 12th / 92nd pick / 1964
68 Dan Goich 29 LDT 14 14 240 6-4 California 4/30/1944 4 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 121st pick / 1966
81 Jack Gregory 29 RDE 13 13 250 6-5 Tenn-Chattanooga,Delta St. 10/3/1944 6 4 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 139th pick / 1966
27 Bob Grim 28 WR 14 14 200 6-0 Oregon St. 5/8/1945 6 6 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 28th pick / 1967
85 Don Herrmann 26 WR 14 14 205 6-2 Waynesburg 6/5/1947 4 5 New York Giants / 15th / 379th pick / 1969
52 John Hill 23 12 6 249 6-2 Lehigh 4/16/1950 1 3 New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
67 Ron Hornsby 24 13 1 232 6-2 SE Louisiana 8/16/1949 2 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1971
84 Rich Houston 28 14 0 196 6-2 Texas A&M-Commerce 11/16/1945 4 1 New York Giants / 4th / 92nd pick / 1969
56 Pat Hughes 26 RLB 11 8 240 6-2 Boston Univ. 6/2/1947 3 5 New York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
70 Bob Hyland 28 14 0 255 6-5 Boston Col. 7/21/1945 6 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1967
20 Honor Jackson 25 2 0 195 6-1 Pacific 11/21/1948 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 233rd pick / 1971
75 Larry Jacobson 24 8 1 260 6-6 Nebraska 12/10/1949 1 2 New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1972
11 Randy Johnson 29 qb 9 7 205 6-3 Texas A&M-Kingsville 6/17/1944 7 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 16th pick / 1966
Denver Broncos / 4th / 27th pick / 1966
30 Ron Johnson 26 RB 12 11 205 6-1 Michigan 10/17/1947 4 10 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1969
55 Brian Kelley 22 14 6 230 6-3 California Lutheran 9/1/1951 Rook 2 New York Giants / 14th / 353rd pick / 1973
53 Greg Larson 34 C 14 14 250 6-3 Minnesota 11/15/1939 12 6 New York Giants / 6th / 81st pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 11th / 87th pick / 1961
43 Spider Lockhart 30 FS 14 14 175 6-2 North Texas 4/6/1943 8 4 New York Giants / 13th / 169th pick / 1965
46 Walt Love 23 KR 12 0 180 5-9 Westminster (UT) 6/4/1950 Rook 0 New York Giants / 10th / 250th pick / 1973
47 Ron Lumpkin 22 1 0 205 6-2 Arizona St. 6/22/1951 Rook 1 New York Giants / 12th / 303rd pick / 1973
8 Jim McCann 24 2 0 163 6-2 Arizona St. 3/29/1949 2 -2 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 205th pick / 1971
64 John Mendenhall 25 RDT 8 8 255 6-1 Grambling St. 12/3/1948 1 4 New York Giants / 3rd / 55th pick / 1972
49 Joe Orduna 25 14 3 195 6-0 Nebraska 11/6/1948 1 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1971
80 Henry Reed 25 10 3 230 6-3 Weber St. 1/15/1948 2 2 New York Giants / 10th / 252nd pick / 1971
34 Jack Rizzo 24 6 0 195 5-10 Lehigh 6/15/1949 Rook 0
23 Johnny Roland 30 FB 7 6 220 6-2 Missouri 5/21/1943 7 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 54th pick / 1965
18 Eldridge Small 24 8 0 190 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/2/1949 1 1 New York Giants / 1st / 17th pick / 1972
16 Norm Snead 34 QB 10 7 215 6-4 Wake Forest 7/31/1939 12 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 2nd pick / 1961
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 35th pick / 1961
72 Joe Taffoni 28 RT 9 9 255 6-3 West Virginia,Tenn-Martin 3/27/1945 6 5 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 98th pick / 1967
22 Rocky Thompson 26 1 0 200 5-11 West Texas A&M 11/8/1947 2 0 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1971
71 Dave Tipton 24 6 0 245 6-6 Stanford 4/23/1949 2 2 New York Giants / 4th / 96th pick / 1971
38 Bob Tucker 28 TE 14 14 230 6-3 Bloomsburg 6/8/1945 3 7
63 Doug Van Horn 29 RG 14 14 245 6-3 Ohio St. 6/24/1944 7 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 39th pick / 1966
Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1966
10 Brad Van Pelt 22 5 0 235 6-5 Michigan St. 4/5/1951 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
41 Willie Williams 31 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Grambling St. 12/29/1942 8 4 New York Giants / 8th / 99th pick / 1965
69 Willie Young 30 LT 14 8 265 6-0 Grambling St. 6/27/1943 7 6
Team Total 26.3 14 219.5 6-2.0 3.5