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1984 New York Giants

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9-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.8, Offense: -2.2, Defense: 3.1, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (18.7/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 301 points (18.8/g), 8th.
 Differential of -2 points (-0.1/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Bill Parcells (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Belichick (Linebackers) and Romeo Crennel (Special Teams)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Phil Simms 29 5 16 286 for 533, 4,044 yards, 22 td, 18 int, & 42 rushes for 162 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
RB Joe Morris 24 2 8 133 rushes for 510 yards, 4 td, & 12 catches for 124 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
FB Rob Carpenter 29 7 16 250 rushes for 795 yards, 7 td, & 26 catches for 209 yards and 1 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1977
WR Earnest Gray 27 5 11 38 catches for 529 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1979
WR Bobby Johnson 23 Rook 16 48 catches for 795 yards, 7 td
TE Zeke Mowatt 23 1 16 48 catches for 698 yards, 6 td
LT William Roberts 22 Rook 8 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
LG Billy Ard 25 3 15 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
C Kevin Belcher 23 1 16 New York Giants / 6th / 153rd pick / 1983
RG Brad Benson 29 6 16 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
RT Karl Nelson 24 Rook 16 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Curtis McGriff 26 4 14
NT Jim Burt 25 3 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RDE Leonard Marshall 23 1 11 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
LOLB Byron Hunt 26 3 6 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 9th / 224th pick / 1981
LILB Gary Reasons 22 Rook 11 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
RILB Harry Carson* 31 8 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
ROLB Lawrence Taylor*+ 25 3 16 11.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
LCB Mark Haynes*+ 26 4 15 0.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 8th pick / 1980
RCB Perry Williams 23 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
SS Bill Currier 29 7 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 232nd pick / 1977
FS Terry Kinard 25 1 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Ali Haji-Sheikh 23 1 0 17 of 33 field goals & 32 of 35 extra points New York Giants / 9th / 237th pick / 1983
P Dave Jennings 32 10 0 90 punts for a 40.0 average, 3 blocked
PR Phil McConkey 27 Rook 0 46 punt returns for a 6.7 average and 0 td
KR Phil McConkey 27 Rook 0 28 kick returns for a 19.3 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
67 Billy Ard 25 LG 15 15 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/12/1959 3 7 New York Giants / 8th / 221st pick / 1981
58 Carl Banks 22 lb 16 4 235 6-4 Michigan St. 8/29/1962 Rook 3 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
73 Kevin Belcher 23 C 16 16 270 6-3 Texas-El Paso 2/23/1961 1 7 New York Giants / 6th / 153rd pick / 1983
60 Brad Benson 29 LT 16 16 262 6-3 Penn St. 11/25/1955 6 7 New England Patriots / 8th / 219th pick / 1977
64 Jim Burt 25 NT 16 15 260 6-1 Miami (FL) 6/7/1959 3 8
26 Rob Carpenter 29 FB 16 16 224 6-1 Miami (OH) 4/20/1955 7 4 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1977
53 Harry Carson* 31 RILB 16 16 237 6-2 South Carolina St. 11/26/1953 8 10 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1976
31 Frank Cephous 23 16 0 205 5-10 UCLA 7/4/1961 Rook 0 New York Giants / 11th / 283rd pick / 1984
29 Bill Currier 29 SS 9 8 196 6-0 South Carolina 1/5/1955 7 3 Houston Oilers / 9th / 232nd pick / 1977
24 Kenny Daniel 24 db 15 1 180 5-10 San Jose St. 6/1/1960 Rook 1
37 Larry Flowers 26 16 0 190 6-1 Texas Tech 4/19/1958 3 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 102nd pick / 1980
30 Tony Galbreath 30 16 0 228 6-0 Missouri 1/29/1954 8 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1976
61 Chris Godfrey 26 RG 10 8 263 6-3 Michigan 5/17/1958 4 4
62 Conrad Goode 22 8 0 285 6-6 Missouri 1/19/1962 Rook 1 New York Giants / 4th / 87th pick / 1984
83 Earnest Gray 27 WR 12 11 195 6-3 Memphis 3/2/1957 5 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1979
6 Ali Haji-Sheikh 23 K 16 0 172 6-0 Michigan 1/11/1961 1 -1 New York Giants / 9th / 237th pick / 1983
79 Dee Hardison 28 rde 15 5 274 6-4 North Carolina 5/2/1956 6 3 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1978
36 Mark Haynes*+ 26 LCB 15 15 194 5-11 Colorado 11/6/1958 4 17 New York Giants / 1st / 8th pick / 1980
54 Andy Headen 24 lolb 11 6 240 6-5 Clemson 7/8/1960 1 4 New York Giants / 8th / 205th pick / 1983
48 Kenny Hill 26 ss 12 7 194 6-0 Yale 7/25/1958 3 3 Oakland Raiders / 8th / 194th pick / 1980
57 Byron Hunt 26 LOLB 13 6 238 6-5 SMU 12/17/1958 3 4 New York Giants / 9th / 224th pick / 1981
13 Dave Jennings 32 P 16 0 203 6-4 St. Lawrence 6/8/1952 10 1
88 Bobby Johnson 23 WR 16 16 170 5-11 Kansas 12/14/1961 Rook 6
51 Robbie Jones 25 16 0 230 6-2 Alabama 12/25/1959 Rook 1 New York Giants / 12th / 309th pick / 1983
69 David Jordan 22 g 14 1 274 6-6 Auburn 6/14/1962 Rook 1 New York Giants / 10th / 255th pick / 1984
43 Terry Kinard 25 FS 15 15 199 6-1 Clemson 11/24/1959 1 6 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1983
86 Lionel Manuel 22 wr 16 5 178 5-11 Pacific 4/13/1962 Rook 5 New York Giants / 7th / 171st pick / 1984
70 Leonard Marshall 23 RDE 16 11 288 6-3 LSU 10/22/1961 1 6 New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
75 George Martin 31 de 16 2 245 6-4 Oregon 2/16/1953 9 3 New York Giants / 11th / 262nd pick / 1975
80 Phil McConkey 27 KR 13 0 170 5-10 Navy 2/24/1957 Rook 1
76 Curtis McGriff 26 LDE 16 14 270 6-5 Alabama 5/17/1958 4 6
52 Joe McLaughlin 27 lilb 16 5 235 6-1 Massachusetts 7/1/1957 5 3
71 Casey Merrill 27 16 0 254 6-4 California-Davis 7/16/1957 5 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 113th pick / 1979
85 John Mistler 26 1 0 186 6-2 Arizona St. 10/28/1958 3 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1981
20 Joe Morris 24 RB 16 8 195 5-7 Syracuse 9/15/1960 2 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 45th pick / 1982
84 Zeke Mowatt 23 TE 16 16 238 6-3 Florida St. 3/5/1961 1 5
81 Tom Mullady 27 16 0 232 6-3 Rhodes 1/30/1957 5 0 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 170th pick / 1979
63 Karl Nelson 24 RT 16 16 285 6-6 Iowa St. 6/14/1960 Rook 7 New York Giants / 3rd / 70th pick / 1983
34 Elvis Patterson 24 15 0 193 5-11 Kansas 10/21/1960 Rook 1
55 Gary Reasons 22 LILB 16 11 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/18/1962 Rook 7 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
66 William Roberts 22 LT 11 8 291 6-5 Ohio St. 8/5/1962 Rook 4 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
17 Jeff Rutledge 27 16 0 195 6-1 Alabama 1/22/1957 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 246th pick / 1979
78 Jerome Sally 25 nt 16 1 267 6-3 Missouri 2/24/1959 2 2
44 Pete Shaw 30 db 16 2 183 5-10 Northwestern 8/25/1954 7 2 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 152nd pick / 1977
11 Phil Simms 29 QB 16 16 216 6-3 Morehead St. 11/3/1955 5 12 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
56 Lawrence Taylor*+ 25 ROLB 16 16 237 6-3 North Carolina 2/4/1959 3 16 New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
59 Rich Umphrey 26 15 0 263 6-3 Utah,Colorado 12/13/1958 2 1 New York Giants / 5th / 129th pick / 1982
87 Byron Williams 24 16 0 182 6-2 Texas-Arlington 10/31/1960 1 3 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 253rd pick / 1983
23 Perry Williams 23 RCB 16 16 203 6-2 North Carolina St. 5/12/1961 Rook 7 New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
25 Butch Woolfolk 24 RB 15 8 210 6-1 Michigan 3/1/1960 2 1 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1982
Team Total 25.6 16 226.7 6-2.0 2.9