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1991 New York Giants

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8-8-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.0, Offense: -0.6, Defense: 1.5, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 281 points (17.6/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 297 points (18.6/g), 12th.
 Differential of -16 points (-1.0/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Ray Handley (8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Al Groh
 Other Notable Asst.: Romeo Crennel (Defensive Line)

Stadium: Giants Stadium
 Training Camp: Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison, New Jersey)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jeff Hostetler 30 6 12 179 for 285, 2,032 yards, 5 td, 4 int, & 42 rushes for 273 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1984
RB Rodney Hampton 22 1 14 256 rushes for 1,059 yards, 10 td, & 43 catches for 283 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1990
FB Maurice Carthon 30 6 8 32 rushes for 109 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 39 yards and 0 td
WR Stephen Baker 27 4 13 30 catches for 525 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1987
WR Mark Ingram 26 4 13 51 catches for 824 yards, 3 td New York Giants / 1st / 28th pick / 1987
TE Howard Cross 24 2 16 20 catches for 283 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 6th / 158th pick / 1989
LT Jumbo Elliott 26 3 16 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
LG William Roberts 29 7 16 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
C Bart Oates* 33 6 16
RG Eric Moore 26 3 16 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1988
RT Doug Riesenberg 26 4 15 New York Giants / 6th / 168th pick / 1987
 Defensive Starters
LDE Eric Dorsey 27 5 10 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1986
NT John Washington 28 5 8 New York Giants / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1986
RDE Leonard Marshall 30 8 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
LOLB Carl Banks 29 7 15 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
LILB Gary Reasons 29 7 15 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
RILB Pepper Johnson 27 5 16 6.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
ROLB Lawrence Taylor 32 10 14 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
LCB Mark Collins 27 5 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
RCB Everson Walls 32 10 13 0.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
SS Greg Jackson 25 2 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 78th pick / 1989
FS Myron Guyton 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 8th / 218th pick / 1989
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 35 12 0 22 of 29 field goals & 24 of 25 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Sean Landeta 29 6 0 64 punts for a 43.2 average, 0 blocked
PR Dave Meggett 25 2 2 28 punt returns for a 10.2 average and 1 td New York Giants / 5th / 132nd pick / 1989
KR Dave Meggett 25 2 2 25 kick returns for a 20.6 average and 0 td New York Giants / 5th / 132nd pick / 1989

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
51 Bobby Abrams 24 lb 16 2 240 6-3 Michigan 4/12/1967 1 2
2 Raul Allegre 32 3 0 165 5-9 Montana,Texas 6/15/1959 8 0
24 Ottis Anderson 34 rb 10 1 220 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/19/1957 12 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1979
9 Matt Bahr 35 K 13 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 12 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
85 Stephen Baker 27 WR 15 13 160 5-8 Fresno St. 8/30/1964 4 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1987
58 Carl Banks 29 LOLB 16 15 235 6-4 Michigan St. 8/29/1962 7 7 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984
46 Roger Brown 25 db 16 1 196 6-0 Virginia Tech 12/16/1966 1 1 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 215th pick / 1990
33 Jarrod Bunch 23 fb 16 1 250 6-2 Michigan 8/9/1968 Rook 0 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1991
44 Maurice Carthon 30 FB 16 8 225 6-1 Arkansas St. 4/24/1961 6 1
6 Matt Cavanaugh 35 4 0 212 6-2 Pittsburgh 10/27/1956 12 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 50th pick / 1978
25 Mark Collins 27 LCB 16 15 196 5-10 Cal State-Fullerton 1/16/1964 5 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 44th pick / 1986
87 Howard Cross 24 TE 16 16 270 6-5 Alabama 8/8/1967 2 3 New York Giants / 6th / 158th pick / 1989
99 Steve DeOssie 29 lb 16 2 248 6-2 Boston Col. 11/22/1962 7 2 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 110th pick / 1984
77 Eric Dorsey 27 LDE 11 10 280 6-5 Notre Dame 8/5/1964 5 4 New York Giants / 1st / 19th pick / 1986
76 Jumbo Elliott 26 LT 16 16 308 6-7 Michigan 4/1/1965 3 9 New York Giants / 2nd / 36th pick / 1988
93 Mike Fox 24 lde 15 5 285 6-8 West Virginia 8/5/1967 1 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1990
75 Lorenzo Freeman 27 nt 16 3 300 6-5 Pittsburgh 5/23/1964 4 3 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 89th pick / 1987
41 A.J. Greene 25 2 0 167 5-8 Wake Forest 6/24/1966 Rook 0 New York Giants / 9th / 245th pick / 1989
29 Myron Guyton 24 FS 16 16 205 6-1 East. Kentucky 8/26/1967 2 6 New York Giants / 8th / 218th pick / 1989
27 Rodney Hampton 22 RB 14 14 221 5-11 Georgia 4/3/1969 1 11 New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1990
15 Jeff Hostetler 30 QB 12 12 215 6-3 Penn St.,West Virginia 4/22/1961 6 10 New York Giants / 3rd / 59th pick / 1984
74 Erik Howard 27 nt 6 4 275 6-4 Washington St. 11/12/1964 5 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 1986
82 Mark Ingram 26 WR 16 13 194 5-10 Michigan St. 8/23/1965 4 9 New York Giants / 1st / 28th pick / 1987
47 Greg Jackson 25 SS 13 12 217 6-1 LSU 8/20/1966 2 5 New York Giants / 3rd / 78th pick / 1989
52 Pepper Johnson 27 RILB 16 16 250 6-3 Ohio St. 7/29/1964 5 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 51st pick / 1986
68 Clarence Jones 23 3 0 300 6-6 Maryland 5/6/1968 Rook 0 New York Giants / 4th / 111th pick / 1991
61 Bob Kratch 25 g 15 1 288 6-3 Iowa 1/6/1966 2 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 64th pick / 1989
5 Sean Landeta 29 P 15 0 215 6-0 Towson St. 1/6/1962 6 3
70 Leonard Marshall 30 RDE 16 16 288 6-3 LSU 10/22/1961 8 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 37th pick / 1983
81 Ed McCaffrey 23 16 0 215 6-5 Stanford 8/17/1968 Rook 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1991
96 Kanavis McGhee 23 16 0 257 6-4 Colorado 10/4/1968 Rook 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 55th pick / 1991
38 Lamar McGriggs 23 16 0 213 6-3 Oklahoma St.,West. Illinois 5/9/1968 Rook 1 New York Giants / 8th / 223rd pick / 1991
30 Dave Meggett 25 KR 16 2 190 5-7 Morgan St.,Towson St. 4/30/1966 2 7 New York Giants / 5th / 132nd pick / 1989
69 Greg Meisner 32 4 0 257 6-3 Pittsburgh 4/23/1959 10 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1981
57 Corey Miller 23 lb 16 1 252 6-2 South Carolina 10/25/1968 Rook 2 New York Giants / 6th / 167th pick / 1991
60 Eric Moore 26 RG 16 16 293 6-5 Indiana 1/21/1965 3 9 New York Giants / 1st / 10th pick / 1988
84 Zeke Mowatt 30 TE 16 8 238 6-3 Florida St. 3/5/1961 8 1
65 Bart Oates* 33 C 16 16 275 6-4 BYU 12/16/1958 6 11
55 Gary Reasons 29 LILB 16 15 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/18/1962 7 7 New York Giants / 4th / 105th pick / 1984
72 Doug Riesenberg 26 RT 15 15 280 6-5 California 7/22/1965 4 8 New York Giants / 6th / 168th pick / 1987
66 William Roberts 29 LG 16 16 291 6-5 Ohio St. 8/5/1962 7 9 New York Giants / 1st / 27th pick / 1984
11 Phil Simms 36 qb 6 4 216 6-3 Morehead St. 11/3/1955 12 4 New York Giants / 1st / 7th pick / 1979
88 Joey Smith 22 1 0 177 5-10 Louisville 5/30/1969 Rook 0
56 Lawrence Taylor 32 ROLB 14 14 237 6-3 North Carolina 2/4/1959 10 7 New York Giants / 1st / 2nd pick / 1981
21 Reyna Thompson 28 db 12 1 194 6-0 Baylor 8/28/1963 5 1 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 247th pick / 1986
34 Lewis Tillman 25 rb 16 1 204 6-0 Jackson St. 4/16/1966 2 2 New York Giants / 4th / 93rd pick / 1989
83 Odessa Turner 27 wr 16 3 205 6-3 NW State (LA) 10/12/1964 4 4 New York Giants / 4th / 112th pick / 1987
28 Everson Walls 32 RCB 14 13 194 6-1 Grambling St. 12/28/1959 10 7
73 John Washington 28 NT 12 8 280 6-4 Oklahoma St. 2/20/1963 5 4 New York Giants / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1986
36 Adrian White 27 13 0 200 6-0 Southern Illinois,Florida 4/6/1964 4 1 New York Giants / 2nd / 55th pick / 1987
59 Brian Williams 25 c 14 0 305 6-5 Minnesota 6/8/1966 2 2 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1989
23 Perry Williams 30 ss 16 7 203 6-2 North Carolina St. 5/12/1961 7 3 New York Giants / 7th / 178th pick / 1983
Team Total 27.4 16 234.8 6-2.1 4.6