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1944 New York Giants (NFL) 1st place Eastern Division 8-1-1 .889
Head Coach: Steve Owen
BackfieldTuffy Leemans
BackfieldLeland Shaffer
LineRed Smith
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed9/13/1944ASampson Naval Training Station13-0WSampson, NYSampson Naval Training Station Field
Sun9/17/1944NChicago Bears10-20LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium20981
Sat9/23/1944ADetroit Lions0-23LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium9988
Sun10/1/1944AChicago Cardinals-Pittsburgh Steelers16-17LPIttsburgh, PAForbes Field20428
Sun10/8/1944ABoston Yanks22-10WBoston, MAFenway Park17404
Sun10/15/1944ABrooklyn Tigers14-7WNew York, NYEbbets Field24854
Sun10/22/1944HChicago-Pittsburgh23-0WNew York, NYPolo Grounds40734
Sun10/29/1944HPhiladelphia Eagles17-24LNew York, NYPolo Grounds42639
Sun11/5/1944HBoston Yanks31-31WNew York, NYPolo Grounds28364
Sun11/12/1944APhiladelphia Eagles21-21TPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park33248
Sun11/19/1944HGreen Bay Packers24-0WNew York, NYPolo Grounds56481
Sun11/26/1944HBrooklyn Tigers7-0WNew York, NYPolo Grounds29387
Sun12/3/1944HWashington Redskins16-13WNew York, NYPolo Grounds47457
Sun12/10/1944AWashington Redskins31-31WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium35540
Sun12/17/1944HGreen Bay Packers7-14LNew York, NYPolo Grounds46016League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
30O'Neale AdamsLOE-DE6'319525Arkansas1010
28Verlin AdamsOE-DE6'120526Charleston100
55Chuck AvedisianROG-DG5'920027Providence105
42Hub BarkerBB-DB5'1019326Arkansas102
44Keith BeebeBB-DB5'917523Occidental60
32Al BlozisROT-DT6'625025Georgetown (DC)32
2Len CalligaroBB-DB5'1119023Wisconsin106
70Roland CaranciOT-DT6'221423Colorado30
26Vic CarrollROT-DT6'323132Pasadena CC; Nevada-Reno109
21/15Roy ClayWB-DB6'018524Colorado State10
36Frank CopeLOT-DT6'222529Santa Clara1010
14Ward CuffWB-DB6'119232Marquette109
49Frank DamianiOT-DT6'122522Manhattan40
7Mel HeinC-LB6'222535Washington State108
20Arnie HerberTB-DB5'1120334Wisconsin; Regis103
39Herb KaneOT-DT6'022024East Central70
25Carl KinscherfFB-LB6'118625Colgate70
22Frank LiebelROE-DE6'121125Norwich1010
24Howie LivingstonFB-LB6'118322Fullerton JC103
8Bill PaschalFB-LB6'020123Georgia Tech106
5Bill PetrilasWB-DB6'119529none101
29Bill PiccoloC-LB5'1018424Canisius72
33Jim SivellROG-DG5'920530Auburn95
15Hank SoarTB-DB6'120930Providence31
50Ken StrongTB-DB6'020638New York University106
37Joe SulaitisTB-DB6'221223none52
Frank TurbertHB-DB5'1120026Duke; Charleston10
69Frank UmontOG-DG5'1122027none80
31Larry VisnicOG-DG5'1019525St. Benedict's70
11Johnny WeissOE-DE6'219822none100
60Len YounceLOG-DG6'120827Oregon State1010
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Billy Hillenbrand16BIndiana
Lamar Blount216BMississippi State
Clyde Flowers321TTexas Christian
Herb Kane432TEast Central
Vic Maitland537THobart
Jack Okland648TUtah
Herm Frickey759BMinnesota
Roy Clay870BColorado State
Johnny Sanchez981TSan Francisco
Ernie Beamer1092EDuke
Carl Grate11103GGeorgia
Tommy Mont12114BMaryland
Ray Poole13125EMississippi
Bert Corley14136CMississippi State
Ollie Poole15147EMississippi
Ralph Ellsworth16158BTexas
Ed Schneider17169TWashburn
Marcel Gres18180TTexas
Neil Brooks19191BWashington
Pete Kane20202BGeneva
M.L. Kittrell21213BBaylor
Roy Renfro22224GFresno State
John Dubzinski23235GBoston College
Howard Beyer24246CMichigan State
Ben Babula25257BFordham
Ted Fitanides26268BNew Hampshire
Andy Bires27279EAlabama
Tom Rock28290EColumbia
Walt Cyhel29301TCreighton
Francis Nelson30312BBaylor
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals62434358
Opponents Totals1331247
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals997223468502
Opponents Totals1376664754412
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Paschal90000054
Ken Strong0232495.861250.0041
Frank Liebel60000138
Howie Livingston30000018
Ward Cuff222100.01425.0017
Bill Petrilas20000012
O'Neale Adams1000006
Chuck Avedisian1000006
Len Calligaro1000006
Vic Carroll1000006
Frank Cope0000012
Team Totals26252696.271643.82206
Opponents Totals999100.041040.0075
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ward Cuff1425.01/0/0/0/0/
Ken Strong61250.03/1/2/0/0/
Team Totals71643.84/1/2/0/0/
Opponents Totals41040.01/1/0/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Paschal1967373.868t9
Ward Cuff764255.6290
Howie Livingston843133.7431
Joe Sulaitis9384.2160
Bill Petrilas12292.4120
Carl Kinscherf9212.340
Keith Beebe8121.570
Hank Soar9101.1100
Len Calligaro341.331
Hub Barker133.030
Ken Strong2-2-1.020
Arnie Herber7-58-8.3-140
Team Totals41615323.768t11
Opponents Totals37410002.75
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Arnie Herber863641.9426517.618.158t67.089.353.0
Hank Soar10440.0511311.328.335t220.0110.082.5
Joe Sulaitis17423.59533.113.32215.9423.520.1
Bill Paschal8225.04313.915.51900.0225.03.6
Keith Beebe3133.3193.09.0900.0133.32.8
Howie Livingston100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Team Totals1254737.6618576.918.258t97.21713.646.4
Opponents Totals25811444.211012905.011.331.23413.224.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
O'Neale Adams1434224.4391
Frank Liebel1328221.758t5
Ward Cuff1113512.325t2
Hub Barker33411.3160
Len Calligaro2115.5100
Verlin Adams11212.0120
Carl Kinscherf199.090
Howie Livingston11212.012t1
Johnny Weiss11010.0100
Team Totals4785718.258t9
Opponents Totals114129011.33
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Howie Livingston917219.1401
Bill Petrilas514428.8672
Keith Beebe3268.7120
Len Younce3165.3100
Mel Hein3144.7100
Larry Visnic25628.0410
Ward Cuff23115.5200
Bill Piccolo252.530
Chuck Avedisian14848.048t1
Hank Soar11818.0180
Vic Carroll188.080
Frank Liebel188.080
Carl Kinscherf133.030
Team Totals3454916.1674
Opponents Totals1719711.60
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Len Younce48193740.4720
Keith Beebe721030.0450
Howie Livingston27939.5470
Ken Strong14444.0440
Arnie Herber13939.0390
Bill Paschal166.060
Team Totals60231538.672033.3
Opponents Totals6039930.6
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ward Cuff1111510.5160
Bill Paschal710314.7100
Hank Soar6528.7140
Bill Petrilas45814.5240
Howie Livingston44411.0190
Vic Carroll12828.028t1
Team Totals3339912.128t1
Opponents Totals3210.1281
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Paschal926028.9660
Howie Livingston411428.5290
Ward Cuff26331.5410
O'Neale Adams22914.5180
Team Totals1746627.4660
Opponents Totals400
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Frank Liebel1
Team Totals147711181
Opponents Totals3011197261
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