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1940 New York Giants (NFL) 3rd place Eastern Division 6-4-1 .600
Head Coach: Steve Owen
Assistant CoachBo Molenda
Assistant CoachKen Strong
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed9/4/1940HEastern College All-Stars7-16LNew York, NYPolo Grounds39405
Sun9/15/1940APittsburgh Steelers10-10TPittsburgh, PAForbes Field18601Boxscore
Sun9/22/1940AWashington Redskins7-21LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium34712Boxscore
Sat9/28/1940APhiladelphia Eagles20-14WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park26431Boxscore
Sun10/6/1940AJersey City Giants41-21WJersey City, NJRoosevelt Stadium6504
Sun10/13/1940HPhiladelphia Eagles17-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds30317Boxscore
Sun10/20/1940HPittsburgh Steelers12-0WNew York, NYPolo Grounds19798Boxscore
Sun10/27/1940HChicago Bears21-37LNew York, NYPolo Grounds44219Boxscore
Sun11/3/1940ABrooklyn Dodgers10-7WNew York, NYEbbets Field32958Boxscore
Sun11/10/1940HCleveland Rams0-13LNew York, NYPolo Grounds23614Boxscore
Sun11/17/1940HGreen Bay Packers7-3WNew York, NYPolo Grounds28262Boxscore
Sun11/24/1940HWashington Redskins21-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds46439Boxscore
Sun12/1/1940HBrooklyn Dodgers6-14LNew York, NYPolo Grounds54993Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
10Len BarnumFB-LB6'020028West Virginia Wesleyan103
55Pete ColeOG-DG5'1121524Trinity (Texas)90
36Frank CopeLOT-DT6'222525Santa Clara118
14Ward CuffWB-DB6'119228Marquette88
2Johnny Dell IsolaLOG-DG5'1120128Fordham107
66Gerry DennerleinROT-DT6'223525St. Mary's (California)113
69Gil DugganOT-DT6'322926Oklahoma90
12Kay EakinFB-LB6'018023Arkansas71
60Monk EdwardsOT-DT6'321320Baylor80
28Nello FalaschiFB-LB6'019527Santa Clara119
29Chuck GelatkaOE-DE6'118526Mississippi State100
41Wen GoldsmithC-LB6'020023Emporia State10
31Max HarrisonROE-DE6'120026Auburn82
7Mel HeinC-LB6'222531Washington State1111
6Jack HinkleBB-DB6'019523Syracuse30
21Jim Lee HowellROE-DE6'521026Arkansas119
27Harry KlineOE-DE6'119627Emporia State60
22Grenny LansdellQB-DB6'019022Pasadena CC; Southern California21
4Tuffy LeemansWB-DB6'019528Oregon; George Washington92
5Ken LundayC-LB6'321528Northeastern Oklahoma JC; Arkansas100
18/44Ed McGeeOG-DG6'122424Temple20
17John McLaughryHB-DB6'120523Brown90
33John MellusROT-DT6'021423Villanova88
9Eddie MillerQB-DB5'1016624New Mexico Military Institute JC; New Mexico State96
35Ken MooreOG-DG6'021223West Virginia Wesleyan70
8Walt NielsenQB-DB6'222523Arizona85
39Doug OldershawROG-DG6'019525UC Santa Barbara114
6Al OwenBB-DB6'019427St. Lawrence; Mercer30
24Bolo PerdueOE-DE5'1020624Arkansas; Duke90
23Jim PooleLOE-DE6'221825Mississippi1111
25Dom PrincipeFB-LB6'020523Fordham61
20Leland ShafferWB-DB6'220328Kansas State115
15Hank SoarWB-DB6'120926Providence103
Carl TomaselloOE-DE6'121523Scranton10
42Orville TuttleLOG-DG5'921028Phillips; Oklahoma City1111
50Ed WidsethLOT-DT6'122330Minnesota-Crookston JC; Minnesota113
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Grenny Lansdell110ESouthern California
John McLaughry325BBrown
Carl Tomasello540EScranton
Lou Smith650BCalifornia
Rex Williams760CTexas Tech
Win Pedersen870TMinnesota
Dom Principe980BFordham
Earle Clark1090BTexas Christian
John McKibben11100ETulsa
Ed McGee12110GTemple
Joe Payne13120GClemson
Bob Smith14130BOregon
Othel Turner15140TTulsa
Ned Swan16150CDrake
Johnny Rogalla17160BScranton
Monk Edwards18170TBaylor
Cecil Walden19180GOregon
John Sullivan20190ESan Francisco
Weenie Bynum21195BCentenary
Myron Claxton22200TWhittier
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals44164526
Opponents Totals38362138
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals127349
Opponents Totals119405
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ward Cuff299100.05862.5036
Jim Poole30000018
Leland Shaffer30000018
Jim Lee Howell20000012
Hank Soar200010.0012
Len Barnum06785.71425.009
Tuffy Leemans1000006
John Mellus1000006
Eddie Miller1000006
Walt Nielsen1000006
(Unidentified)0000012
Team Totals16151693.861346.21131
Opponents Totals18161888.930133
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Len Barnum1425.00/0/1/0/0/
Ward Cuff5862.50/2/3/0/0/
Hank Soar010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals61346.20/2/4/0/0/
Opponents Totals30/0/1/1/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tuffy Leemans1324743.61
Walt Nielsen732693.71
Hank Soar802463.11
Eddie Miller652063.21
Len Barnum481282.70
Ward Cuff15865.71
Kay Eakin14201.40
Leland Shaffer7202.91
Al Owen2105.050
Grenny Lansdell791.30
Dom Principe1180.70
Team Totals45414763.36
Opponents Totals4139772.48
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Eddie Miller733547.9315056.914.434.179.645.0
Kay Eakin431739.5231994.611.700.037.025.2
Tuffy Leemans311548.4131595.110.626.539.745.7
Len Barnum23939.1121506.516.7313.028.765.2
Grenny Lansdell3266.71237.711.5133.300.0129.2
Walt Nielsen100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals1747844.88110366.013.395.2158.645.6
Opponents Totals2349138.912012425.313.673.0239.827.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Leland Shaffer151218.12
Jim Lee Howell1425518.22
Ward Cuff1322016.91
Jim Poole1015615.63
Chuck Gelatka6569.30
Max Harrison49624.00
Hank Soar4369.012t1
Jack Hinkle3237.70
Nello Falaschi294.580
Walt Nielsen2178.5180
Bolo Perdue22814.00
Len Barnum11515.0150
John McLaughry1-1-1.0-10
Al Owen155.050
Team Totals78103613.39
Opponents Totals91124213.67
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Doug Oldershaw44812.0180
Leland Shaffer4143.50
Len Barnum24824.0390
Hank Soar22713.5220
Ward Cuff2168.0150
Mel Hein2157.5150
Eddie Miller252.550
Nello Falaschi12323.0230
Johnny Dell Isola11616.0160
Dom Principe11212.0120
Jim Lee Howell100.000
Tuffy Leemans100.000
Team Totals232249.70
Opponents Totals152
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Walt Nielsen14242.0420
Kay Eakin1145441.3680
Len Barnum39157140.3640
Eddie Miller1973138.5520
Team Totals70279840.0680
Opponents Totals448
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals4480
Opponents Totals1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals2820
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
John Mellus1
Team Totals28111
Opponents Totals110
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