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1996 New York Giants

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6-10-0, Finished 5th in NFC East Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.1, Offense: -5.7, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 242 points (15.1/g), 28th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 297 points (18.6/g), 10th.
 Differential of -55 points (-3.4/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-9.9.

Coach: Dan Reeves (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Henshaw
 Defensive Coordinator: Mike Nolan

Stadium: The Meadowlands
 Training Camp: SUNY Albany (Albany, 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 Dave Brown 26 4 16 214 for 398, 2,412 yards, 12 td, 20 int, & 50 rushes for 170 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1992 Supp
RB Rodney Hampton 27 6 15 254 rushes for 827 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 82 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1990
FB Charles Way 24 1 12 22 rushes for 79 yards, 1 td, & 32 catches for 328 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 6th / 206th pick / 1995
WR Chris Calloway 28 6 15 53 catches for 739 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1990
WR Thomas Lewis 24 2 11 53 catches for 694 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1994
TE Howard Cross 29 7 16 22 catches for 178 yards, 1 td New York Giants / 6th / 158th pick / 1989
LT Greg Bishop 25 3 16 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 93rd pick / 1993
LG Lance Smith 33 11 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
C Brian Williams 30 7 14 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1989
RG Ron Stone 25 2 16 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 96th pick / 1993
RT Scott Gragg 24 1 16 New York Giants / 2nd / 54th pick / 1995
 Defensive Starters
LDE Michael Strahan 25 3 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1993
LDT Robert Harris 27 4 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1992
RDT Keith Hamilton 25 4 14 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 4th / 99th pick / 1992
RDE Chad Bratzke 25 2 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 155th pick / 1994
LLB Jessie Armstead 26 3 16 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 8th / 207th pick / 1993
MLB Corey Widmer 28 4 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 7th / 180th pick / 1992
RLB Corey Miller 28 5 13 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 6th / 167th pick / 1991
LCB Phillippi Sparks 27 4 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1992
RCB Jason Sehorn 25 2 15 3.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 59th pick / 1994
SS Jesse Campbell 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 48th pick / 1991
FS Tito Wooten 25 2 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 1st pick / 1994 Supp
 Special Teams Starters
K Brad Daluiso 29 5 0 24 of 27 field goals & 22 of 22 extra points
P Mike Horan 37 12 0 102 punts for a 42.0 average, 0 blocked Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 235th pick / 1982
PR Amani Toomer 22 Rook 1 18 punt returns for a 16.6 average and 2 td New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 1996
KR Tyrone Wheatley 24 1 0 23 kick returns for a 21.9 average and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 17th pick / 1995

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
93 Ray Agnew 29 dt 13 2 285 6-3 North Carolina St. 12/9/1967 6 3 New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 1990
86 Kevin Alexander 21 4 0 185 5-9 Utah St. 1/23/1975 Rook 1
98 Jessie Armstead 26 LLB 16 16 237 6-1 Miami (FL) 10/26/1970 3 10 New York Giants / 8th / 207th pick / 1993
21 Willie Beamon 26 5 0 184 5-11 Northern Iowa 6/14/1970 3 1
78 Greg Bishop 25 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Pacific 5/2/1971 3 5 New York Giants / 4th / 93rd pick / 1993
77 Chad Bratzke 25 RDE 16 16 270 6-5 East. Kentucky 9/15/1971 2 10 New York Giants / 5th / 155th pick / 1994
17 Dave Brown 26 QB 16 16 230 6-5 Duke 2/25/1970 4 5 New York Giants / 1st / 1st pick / 1992 Supp
55 Marcus Buckley 25 lb 15 2 240 6-3 Texas A&M 2/3/1971 3 2 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1993
80 Chris Calloway 28 WR 16 15 188 5-10 Michigan 3/29/1968 6 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1990
37 Jesse Campbell 27 SS 16 16 211 6-1 North Carolina St. 4/11/1969 4 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 48th pick / 1991
58 Doug Colman 23 13 0 250 6-2 Nebraska 6/4/1973 Rook 1 New York Giants / 6th / 171st pick / 1996
87 Howard Cross 29 TE 16 16 270 6-5 Alabama 8/8/1967 7 1 New York Giants / 6th / 158th pick / 1989
3 Brad Daluiso 29 K 16 0 180 6-1 San Diego St.,UCLA 12/31/1967 5 4
88 Lawrence Dawsey 29 wr 16 4 192 6-0 Florida St. 11/16/1967 5 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1991
82 Omar Douglas 24 4 0 182 5-10 Minnesota 6/3/1972 2 0
24 Maurice Douglass 32 15 0 210 5-11 Kentucky 2/12/1964 10 2 Chicago Bears / 8th / 221st pick / 1986
45 Gary Downs 24 rb 6 1 212 6-1 North Carolina St. 6/6/1972 2 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1994
20 Keith Elias 24 9 0 203 5-9 Princeton 2/3/1972 2 0
43 Percy Ellsworth 22 db 14 4 225 6-2 Virginia 10/19/1974 Rook 4
52 Scott Galyon 22 16 0 238 6-2 Tennessee 3/23/1974 Rook 1 New York Giants / 6th / 182nd pick / 1996
74 Scott Gragg 24 RT 16 16 315 6-8 Montana 2/28/1972 1 5 New York Giants / 2nd / 54th pick / 1995
41 Conrad Hamilton 22 db 15 1 195 5-10 East. New Mexico 11/5/1974 Rook 2 New York Giants / 7th / 214th pick / 1996
75 Keith Hamilton 25 RDT 14 14 295 6-6 Pittsburgh 5/25/1971 4 8 New York Giants / 4th / 99th pick / 1992
27 Rodney Hampton 27 RB 15 15 221 5-11 Georgia 4/3/1969 6 4 New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1990
97 Robert Harris 27 LDT 16 16 295 6-4 Southern 6/13/1969 4 8 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1992
79 Bernard Holsey 23 16 0 286 6-2 Duke 12/10/1973 Rook 2
2 Mike Horan 37 P 16 0 192 5-11 Long Beach St. 2/1/1959 12 2 Atlanta Falcons / 9th / 235th pick / 1982
94 Cedric Jones 22 16 0 275 6-4 Oklahoma 4/30/1974 Rook 1 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1996
13 Danny Kanell 23 4 0 218 6-3 Florida St. 11/21/1973 Rook 1 New York Giants / 4th / 130th pick / 1996
85 Brian Kozlowski 26 5 0 250 6-3 Connecticut 10/4/1970 2 0
81 Thomas Lewis 24 WR 13 11 191 6-1 Indiana 1/10/1972 2 5 New York Giants / 1st / 24th pick / 1994
12 Arthur Marshall 27 5 0 186 5-11 Georgia 4/29/1969 4 0
57 Corey Miller 28 RLB 14 13 252 6-2 South Carolina 10/25/1968 5 7 New York Giants / 6th / 167th pick / 1991
72 Roman Oben 24 2 0 305 6-4 Louisville 10/9/1972 Rook 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
84 Aaron Pierce 27 te 10 3 252 6-5 Washington 9/6/1969 4 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 69th pick / 1992
23 Thomas Randolph 26 db 16 2 180 5-9 Kansas St. 10/5/1970 2 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 47th pick / 1994
86 Moses Regular 25 3 0 255 6-3 Missouri Valley 10/30/1971 Rook 0
66 Jerry Reynolds 26 8 0 320 6-6 UNLV 4/2/1970 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 184th pick / 1994
91 Coleman Rudolph 26 de 16 1 262 6-4 Georgia Tech 10/22/1970 3 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 36th pick / 1993
83 Brian Saxton 24 te 16 2 256 6-6 Boston Col. 3/13/1972 Rook 0
67 Adam Schreiber 34 g 15 2 290 6-4 Texas 2/20/1962 12 1 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 243rd pick / 1984
31 Jason Sehorn 25 RCB 16 15 213 6-2 USC 4/15/1971 2 9 New York Giants / 2nd / 59th pick / 1994
61 Lance Smith 33 LG 16 10 283 6-3 LSU 1/1/1963 11 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
22 Phillippi Sparks 27 LCB 14 14 195 5-11 Arizona St. 4/15/1969 4 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 41st pick / 1992
65 Ron Stone 25 RG 16 16 325 6-5 Boston Col. 7/20/1971 2 5 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 96th pick / 1993
92 Michael Strahan 25 LDE 16 16 275 6-5 Texas Southern 11/21/1971 3 10 New York Giants / 2nd / 40th pick / 1993
89 Amani Toomer 22 PR 7 1 208 6-3 Michigan 9/8/1974 Rook 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 34th pick / 1996
33 Robert Walker 24 1 0 208 5-10 West Virginia 6/26/1972 Rook 0
30 Charles Way 24 FB 16 12 245 6-0 Virginia 12/27/1972 1 3 New York Giants / 6th / 206th pick / 1995
28 Tyrone Wheatley 24 KR 14 0 235 6-0 Michigan 1/19/1972 1 3 New York Giants / 1st / 17th pick / 1995
90 Corey Widmer 28 MLB 16 16 256 6-3 Montana St. 12/25/1968 4 10 New York Giants / 7th / 180th pick / 1992
59 Brian Williams 30 C 14 14 305 6-5 Minnesota 6/8/1966 7 4 New York Giants / 1st / 18th pick / 1989
29 Tito Wooten 25 FS 13 12 191 6-0 North Carolina,La-Monroe 12/12/1971 2 6 New York Giants / 4th / 1st pick / 1994 Supp
47 Rodney Young 23 12 0 210 6-0 LSU 1/25/1973 1 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 85th pick / 1995
73 Rob Zatechka 25 lg 15 6 313 6-4 Nebraska 12/1/1971 1 2 New York Giants / 4th / 128th pick / 1995
Team Total 25.9 16 240.9 6-2.0 3.0