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1982 New York Giants

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4-5-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.0, Offense: -1.9, Defense: 2.9, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 164 points (18.2/g), 17th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 160 points (17.8/g), 8th.
 Differential of 4 points (0.4/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-4.4.

Coach: Ray Perkins (4-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Parcells
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Belichick (Special Teams/Linebackers) and Romeo Crennel (Special Teams/Defensive Assistant)

Stadium: The Meadowlands
 Training Camp: Pace University (Pleasantville, 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 Scott Brunner 25 2 9 161 for 298, 2,017 yards, 10 td, 9 int, & 19 rushes for 27 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 6th / 145th pick / 1980
RB Butch Woolfolk 22 Rook 8 112 rushes for 439 yards, 2 td, & 23 catches for 224 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1982
FB Rob Carpenter 27 5 5 67 rushes for 204 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 29 yards and 0 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1977
WR Earnest Gray 25 3 9 25 catches for 426 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1979
WR Johnny Perkins 29 5 7 26 catches for 430 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1977
TE Tom Mullady 25 3 9 27 catches for 287 yards, 0 td Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1979
LT Brad Benson 27 4 8 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
LG Billy Ard 23 1 9 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
C Rich Umphrey 24 Rook 7 New York Giants / 5th / 129th pick / 1982
RG J.T. Turner 29 5 8
RT Gordon King 26 4 9 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1978
 Defensive Starters
LDE Curtis McGriff 24 2 8
NT Bill Neill 23 1 5 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 115th pick / 1981
RDE Phil Tabor 26 3 7 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 90th pick / 1979
LOLB Brad Van Pelt 31 9 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
LILB Brian Kelley 31 9 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 14th / 353rd pick / 1973
RILB Harry Carson* 29 6 9 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
ROLB Lawrence Taylor*+ 23 1 8 7.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
LCB Mark Haynes*+ 24 2 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 8th pick / 1980
RCB Terry Jackson 27 4 8 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 120th pick / 1978
SS Bill Currier 27 5 9 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 232nd pick / 1977
FS Beasley Reece 28 6 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 264th pick / 1976
 Special Teams Starters
K Joe Danelo 29 7 0 12 of 21 field goals & 18 of 18 extra points Miami Dolphins / 10th / 257th pick / 1975
P Dave Jennings* 30 8 0 49 punts for a 42.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Leon Bright 27 1 0 37 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td
KR Butch Woolfolk 22 Rook 8 20 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1982

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
67 Billy Ard 23 LG 9 9 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/12/1959 1 7 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
74 Rich Baldinger 23 1 0 285 6-4 Wake Forest 12/31/1959 Rook 0 New York Giants / 10th / 270th pick / 1982
60 Brad Benson 27 LT 9 8 262 6-3 Penn St. 11/25/1955 4 7 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
45 Leon Bright 27 PR 8 0 192 5-9 Florida St. 5/19/1955 1 0
12 Scott Brunner 25 QB 9 9 206 6-5 Delaware 3/24/1957 2 11 New York Giants / 6th / 145th pick / 1980
64 Jim Burt 23 nt 4 2 260 6-1 Miami (FL) 6/7/1959 1 2
22 Brian Carpenter 22 4 0 167 5-10 Michigan 11/27/1960 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 101st pick / 1982
26 Rob Carpenter 27 FB 5 5 224 6-1 Miami (OH) 4/20/1955 5 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1977
53 Harry Carson* 29 RILB 9 9 237 6-2 South Carolina St. 11/26/1953 6 13 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
31 Cliff Chatman 23 rb 6 3 225 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 3/13/1959 Rook 1 New York Giants / 4th / 85th pick / 1981
29 Bill Currier 27 SS 9 9 196 6-0 South Carolina 1/5/1955 5 6 Houston Oilers / 9th / 232nd pick / 1977
18 Joe Danelo 29 K 9 0 166 5-9 Washington St. 9/2/1953 7 1 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 257th pick / 1975
46 Mike Dennis 24 db 9 1 190 5-10 Wyoming 6/6/1958 2 2
88 Floyd Eddings 24 wr 4 1 177 5-11 California 12/15/1958 Rook 4
37 Larry Flowers 24 6 0 190 6-1 Texas Tech 4/19/1958 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 102nd pick / 1980
66 Chris Foote 26 7 0 256 6-3 USC 12/2/1956 2 1 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 144th pick / 1980
83 Earnest Gray 25 WR 9 9 195 6-3 Memphis 3/2/1957 3 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1979
79 Dee Hardison 26 de 5 1 274 6-4 North Carolina 5/2/1956 4 1 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1978
36 Mark Haynes*+ 24 LCB 9 9 194 5-11 Colorado 11/6/1958 2 15 New York Giants / 1st / 8th pick / 1980
27 Larry Heater 24 9 0 205 5-11 Arizona 1/9/1958 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 164th pick / 1980
61 Ernie Hughes 27 c 5 2 259 6-3 Notre Dame 1/24/1955 4 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1978
57 Byron Hunt 24 lb 9 1 238 6-5 SMU 12/17/1958 1 2 New York Giants / 9th / 224th pick / 1981
24 Terry Jackson 27 RCB 8 8 197 5-10 San Diego St. 12/9/1955 4 7 New York Giants / 5th / 120th pick / 1978
13 Dave Jennings* 30 P 9 0 203 6-4 St. Lawrence 6/8/1952 8 3
70 Gary Jeter 27 de 4 1 259 6-4 USC 1/24/1955 5 1 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1977
55 Brian Kelley 31 LILB 9 9 230 6-3 California Lutheran 9/1/1951 9 8 New York Giants / 14th / 353rd pick / 1973
63 Bruce Kimball 23 g 1 1 260 6-2 Massachusetts 8/19/1959 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 192nd pick / 1979
72 Gordon King 26 RT 9 9 275 6-6 Stanford 2/3/1956 4 7 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1978
51 Frank Marion 31 9 0 227 6-3 Florida A&M 3/16/1951 5 1
75 George Martin 29 de 9 2 245 6-4 Oregon 2/16/1953 7 3 New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
39 Mike Mayock 24 3 0 195 6-2 Boston Col. 8/14/1958 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 265th pick / 1981
76 Curtis McGriff 24 LDE 9 8 270 6-5 Alabama 5/17/1958 2 6
52 Joe McLaughlin 25 8 0 235 6-1 Massachusetts 7/1/1957 3 1
85 John Mistler 24 wr 9 1 186 6-2 Arizona St. 10/28/1958 1 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1981
20 Joe Morris 22 5 0 195 5-7 Syracuse 9/15/1960 Rook 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
81 Tom Mullady 25 TE 9 9 232 6-3 Rhodes 1/30/1957 3 4 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1979
77 Bill Neill 23 NT 7 5 258 6-4 Pittsburgh 3/15/1959 1 4 New York Giants / 5th / 115th pick / 1981
86 Johnny Perkins 29 WR 8 7 205 6-2 Abilene Christian 4/21/1953 5 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1977
30 Leon Perry 25 rb 2 1 224 5-11 Mississippi 8/14/1957 2 0
82 Danny Pittman 24 8 0 205 6-2 Wyoming 4/3/1958 2 0 New York Giants / 4th / 90th pick / 1980
28 Beasley Reece 28 FS 9 9 193 6-1 North Texas 3/18/1954 6 7 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 264th pick / 1976
78 Jerome Sally 23 nt 4 1 267 6-3 Missouri 2/24/1959 Rook 1
44 Pete Shaw 28 9 0 183 5-10 Northwestern 8/25/1954 5 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 152nd pick / 1977
87 Gary Shirk 32 te 9 1 220 6-1 Morehead St. 2/23/1950 6 1
80 Phil Tabor 26 RDE 9 7 255 6-4 Oklahoma 11/30/1956 3 6 New York Giants / 4th / 90th pick / 1979
65 John Tautolo 23 1 0 267 6-3 UCLA 5/29/1959 Rook 0
56 Lawrence Taylor*+ 23 ROLB 9 8 237 6-3 North Carolina 2/4/1959 1 16 New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
68 J.T. Turner 29 RG 9 8 253 6-3 Duke 4/17/1953 5 7
59 Rich Umphrey 24 C 9 7 263 6-3 Utah,Colorado 12/13/1958 Rook 6 New York Giants / 5th / 129th pick / 1982
10 Brad Van Pelt 31 LOLB 9 9 235 6-5 Michigan St. 4/5/1951 9 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1973
73 Jeff Weston 26 t 1 1 259 6-5 Notre Dame 4/10/1956 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 244th pick / 1979
58 Mike Whittington 24 9 0 220 6-2 Notre Dame 8/9/1958 2 1
25 Butch Woolfolk 22 KR 9 8 210 6-1 Michigan 3/1/1960 Rook 8 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1982
Team Total 25.7 9 226.9 6-1.8 2.9