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1981 New York Giants

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.4, Offense: -2.2, Defense: 5.5, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 295 points (18.4/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 257 points (16.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 38 points (2.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-6.7.

Coach: Ray Perkins (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Parcells
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Belichick (Special Teams/Linebackers) and Romeo Crennel (Special Teams/Defensive Assistant)

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: Pace University (Pleasantville, New York)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore L 0-1 Philadelphia Eagles 10 24 14 230 175 55 1 21 325 147 178 2
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-1 @ Washington Redskins 17 7 10 157 86 71 2 19 349 284 65 4
3 Sun September 20 boxscore W 2-1 New Orleans Saints 20 7 26 421 315 106 2 18 299 190 109 3
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L 2-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 10 18 16 343 258 85 3 16 317 193 124
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-3 Green Bay Packers 14 27 17 262 221 41 2 27 363 215 148 1
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 3-3 St. Louis Cardinals 34 14 27 377 179 198 1 19 285 184 101 4
7 Sun October 18 boxscore W 4-3 @ Seattle Seahawks 32 0 20 301 88 213 1 10 127 98 29 4
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W OT 5-3 @ Atlanta Falcons 27 24 12 289 213 76 23 430 289 141 2
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 5-4 New York Jets 7 26 10 166 111 55 3 13 299 185 114 1
10 Sun November 8 boxscore L 5-5 @ Green Bay Packers 24 26 17 321 233 88 7 13 267 185 82 2
11 Sun November 15 boxscore L OT 5-6 Washington Redskins 27 30 17 248 152 96 2 29 418 234 184 1
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 6-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20 10 14 292 172 120 3 20 293 154 139 1
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 6-7 @ San Francisco 49ers 10 17 12 223 143 80 5 19 337 214 123
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 7-7 Los Angeles Rams 10 7 10 147 60 87 16 240 68 172 3
15 Sun December 13 boxscore W 8-7 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 10 16 252 77 175 2 12 222 130 92 3
16 Sat December 19 boxscore W OT 9-7 Dallas Cowboys 13 10 15 297 158 139 2 16 254 164 90 3
Playoffs
WildCard Sun December 27 boxscore W 10-7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27 21 16 275 92 183 1 19 226 133 93 2
Division Sun January 3 boxscore L 10-8 @ San Francisco 49ers 24 38 13 346 281 65 4 24 423 288 135 1