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1943 New York Giants (NFL) 1st place Eastern Division 6-3-1 .667
Head Coach: Steve Owen
Backfield Tuffy Leemans
Day Date Opponent Score Location Venue Attendance Notes
Sun 9/5/1943 N Chicago Bears 28-43 L Buffalo, NY Civic Stadium 16980
Wed 9/8/1943 A Sampson Naval Training Station 19-0 W Sampson, NY Sampson Naval Training Station Field 13000
Sun 9/12/1943 N Detroit Lions 21-14 W Akron, OH Rubber Bowl 11000
Sun 9/26/1943 A Camp Lee 21-0 W Camp Lee, VA Lee Field 12000
Sat 10/9/1943 A Philadelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers 14-28 L Philadelphia, PA Shibe Park 15340 Boxscore
Sun 10/17/1943 A Brooklyn Dodgers 20-0 W New York, NY Ebbets Field 18361 Boxscore
Sun 10/24/1943 H Philadelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers 42-14 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 42681 Boxscore
Sun 10/31/1943 H Green Bay Packers 21-35 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 46208 Boxscore
Sun 11/7/1943 A Detroit Lions 0-0 T Detroit, MI Briggs Stadium 16992 Boxscore
Sun 11/14/1943 H Chicago Bears 7-56 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 56681 Boxscore
Sun 11/21/1943 H Chicago Cardinals 24-13 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 19804 Boxscore
Sun 11/28/1943 H Brooklyn Dodgers 24-7 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 28706 Boxscore
Sun 12/5/1943 H Washington Redskins 14-10 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 51308 Boxscore
Sun 12/12/1943 A Washington Redskins 31-7 W Washington, DC Griffith Stadium 35540 Boxscore
Sun 12/19/1943 H Washington Redskins 0-28 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 42800 Eastern Division Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
30 O'Neale Adams LOE-DE 6'3 195 24 Arkansas 8 8
28 Verlin Adams OE-DE 6'1 205 25 Charleston 4 0
55 Chuck Avedisian ROG-DG 5'9 200 26 Providence 10 10
42 Hub Barker BB-DB 5'10 193 25 Arkansas 2 0
32 Al Blozis ROT-DT 6'6 250 24 Georgetown (DC) 10 10
5 Dave Brown FB-LB 5'11 190 23 Alabama 10 4
26 Vic Carroll OT-DT 6'3 231 31 Pasadena CC; Nevada-Reno 10 0
36 Frank Cope LOT-DT 6'2 225 28 Santa Clara 10 10
14 Ward Cuff WB-DB 6'1 192 31 Marquette 10 10
12 Walt Dubzinski C-LB 5'10 205 24 Boston College 5 0
7 Mel Hein C-LB 6'2 225 34 Washington State 10 7
50 Bull Karcis FB-LB 5'9 223 35 Carnegie Mellon 8 0
25 Carl Kinscherf FB-LB 6'1 186 24 Colgate 8 2
4 Tuffy Leemans TB-DB 6'0 195 31 Oregon; George Washington 10 1
22 Frank Liebel ROE-DE 6'1 211 24 Norwich 10 4
34 Sal Marone OG-DG 5'10 195 26 Manhattan 8 0
44 Emery Nix TB-DB 5'11 180 24 Texas Christian 10 6
8 Bill Paschal FB-LB 6'0 201 22 Georgia Tech 9 4
29 Bill Piccolo C-LB 5'10 184 23 Canisius 9 3
11 Steve Pritko ROE-DE 6'2 210 23 Villanova 10 2
39 Tom Roberts OT-DT 6'1 215 27 DePaul 9 0
20 Leland Shaffer BB-DB 6'2 203 31 Kansas State 10 10
15 Hank Soar TB-DB 6'1 209 29 Providence 4 4
37 Joe Sulaitis BB-LB 6'2 212 22 none 7 0
17 Bob Trocolor TB-DB 6'2 207 26 Alabama; Long Island 5 0
69 Frank Umont OT-DT 5'11 220 26 none 1 0
31 Larry Visnic OG-DG 5'10 195 24 St. Benedict's 8 0
24 Willie Walls ROE-DE 6'4 214 31 Texas Christian 8 6
60 Len Younce LOG-DG 6'1 208 26 Oregon State 10 10
DRAFT LIST Round Overall Pos College Notes
Steve Filipowicz 1 6 B Fordham
Dewey Proctor 3 21 B Furman
Val Culwell 5 36 G Oregon
Jim Reynolds 6 46 B Auburn
Lou Palazzi 7 56 C Penn State
Larry Visnic 8 66 G St. Benedict's
Doyle Caraway 9 76 G Texas Tech
Bill Piccolo 10 86 C Canisius
Glenn Knox 11 96 E William & Mary
Walt Domina 12 106 B Norwich
Don McCafferty 13 116 T Ohio State
Jay Stoves 14 126 B Washington State
Howard Currie 15 136 T Geneva
N.A. Keithley 16 146 B Tulsa
Jack Lister 17 156 E Missouri
Dwight Holshouser 18 166 B Catawba
Jim Lushine 19 176 T Minnesota
Veto Berllus 20 186 E Idaho
Fred Marshall 21 196 G North Carolina
John Korczowski 22 206 B William & Mary
Gene Hoeman 23 216 E Oklahoma State
Keith Beebe 24 226 B Occidental
Dave Brown 25 236 B Alabama
Maurice Hail 26 246 G Tulsa
Ed McNamara 27 256 T Holy Cross
Dick Drake 28 266 T Ohio Wesleyan
Stan Ritinski 29 276 E Fordham
Clark Mollenhoff 30 286 T Drake
Verlin Adams 31 291 G Charleston
Bob Brundage 32 296 B Pennsylvania
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Team Totals 62 48 59 28
Opponents Totals 24 42 28 76
TEAM STATS TOP 1ST DOWNS Rush Pass Pen 3RD DOWN Att Pct 4TH DOWN Att Pct PEN YDS
Team Totals 102 72 24 6 42 293
Opponents Totals 118 63 51 4 49 329
SCORING TD X1 X1A PCT FG FGA PCT SAF PTS
Bill Paschal 12 0 0 0 0 0 72
Ward Cuff 3 26 27 96.3 3 9 33.3 0 53
Frank Liebel 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
O'Neale Adams 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Willie Walls 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Chuck Avedisian 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Al Blozis 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Carl Kinscherf 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Steve Pritko 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Len Younce 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 6
Team Totals 27 26 27 96.3 3 10 30.0 0 197
Opponents Totals 24 23 24 95.8 1 6 16.7 0 170
FIELD GOALS MADE ATT PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
Ward Cuff 3 9 33.3 1/ 0/ 1/ 1/ 0/
Len Younce 0 1 0.0 0/ 0/ 0/ 0/ 0/
Team Totals 3 10 30.0 1/ 0/ 1/ 1/ 0/
Opponents Totals 1 6 16.7 0/ 1/ 0/ 0/ 0/
RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Bill Paschal 147 572 3.9 54t 10
Ward Cuff 80 523 6.5 65 3
Dave Brown 32 131 4.1 14 0
Carl Kinscherf 49 77 1.6 10 1
Tuffy Leemans 37 59 1.6 13 0
Emery Nix 19 26 1.4 25 0
Bull Karcis 12 19 1.6 7 0
Hank Soar 2 8 4.0 5 0
Joe Sulaitis 1 6 6.0 6 0
Leland Shaffer 1 3 3.0 3 0
Bob Trocolor 6 -4 -0.7 11 0
Team Totals 386 1420 3.7 65 14
Opponents Totals 366 1006 2.7 6
PASSING ATT COM PCT INC YDS Y/ATT Y/COM LG TD TD% INT INT% TS YL NYP RTG
Emery Nix 53 24 45.3 26 390 7.4 16.3 56t 3 5.7 3 5.7 65.8
Tuffy Leemans 87 37 42.5 45 366 4.2 9.9 28 5 5.7 5 5.7 50.3
Bob Trocolor 7 2 28.6 4 4 0.6 2.0 3 0 0.0 1 14.3 0.0
Ward Cuff 1 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 39.6
Mel Hein 1 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 39.6
Team Totals 149 63 42.3 77 760 5.1 12.1 56t 8 5.4 9 6.0 51.3
Opponents Totals 229 119 52.0 92 1724 7.5 14.5 15 6.6 18 7.9 65.8
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LG TD
Willie Walls 14 231 16.5 39 2
Frank Liebel 11 199 18.1 56t 3
Bill Paschal 9 74 8.2 24t 2
O'Neale Adams 8 65 8.1 17 1
Ward Cuff 7 52 7.4 17 0
Dave Brown 5 29 5.8 12 0
Leland Shaffer 3 66 22.0 40 0
Carl Kinscherf 2 4 2.0 2 0
Al Blozis 1 15 15.0 15 0
Bull Karcis 1 1 1.0 1 0
Steve Pritko 1 12 12.0 12 0
Joe Sulaitis 1 12 12.0 12 0
Team Totals 63 760 12.1 56t 8
Opponents Totals 119 1724 14.5 15
INTERCEPTIONS INT YDS AVG LG TD
Dave Brown 6 64 10.7 31 0
Hank Soar 3 43 14.3 23 0
Ward Cuff 3 6 2.0 4 0
Emery Nix 2 13 6.5 13 0
Mel Hein 1 31 31.0 31 0
Len Younce 1 30 30.0 30t 1
Leland Shaffer 1 18 18.0 18 0
Walt Dubzinski 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 18 205 11.4 31 1
Opponents Totals 9 135 15.0 1
PUNTING NO YDS AVG LG BL TB I20 RYDS NYDS NET
Carl Kinscherf 32 1303 40.7 72 0
Len Younce 20 851 42.6 74 0
Bill Paschal 12 418 34.8 59 0
Bob Trocolor 5 155 31.0 41 0
Team Totals 69 2727 39.5 74 0 33.9
Opponents Totals 76 466 31.1
PUNT RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Ward Cuff 9 120 13.3 44 0
Bill Paschal 9 92 10.2 20 0
Dave Brown 7 106 15.1 30 0
Emery Nix 4 50 12.5 17 0
Tuffy Leemans 3 66 22.0 34 0
Hank Soar 2 15 7.5 8 0
Bob Trocolor 1 17 17.0 17 0
Team Totals 35 466 13.3 44 0
Opponents Totals 39 10.0 36 0
KICKOFF RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Bill Paschal 7 183 26.1 31 0
Ward Cuff 3 59 19.7 24 0
Bob Trocolor 2 64 32.0 37 0
Carl Kinscherf 2 57 28.5 30 0
Tuffy Leemans 2 29 14.5 15 0
Bull Karcis 1 21 21.0 21 0
Emery Nix 1 12 12.0 12 0
O'Neale Adams 1 8 8.0 8 0
Willie Walls 1 3 3.0 3 0
Team Totals 20 436 21.8 37 0
Opponents Totals 41 0
FUMBLES NO LOST OWN OPP REC YDS TD
O'Neale Adams 1
Team Totals 21 5 16 10 26 1
Opponents Totals 33 10 13 5 28 2
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