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1953 New York Giants (NFL) 5th place Eastern Conference 3-9-0 .250
Head Coach: Steve Owen
EndsJim Lee Howell
LineEd Kolman
BackfieldAllie Sherman
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/22/1953NGreen Bay Packers7-31LMinneapolis, MNParade Stadium20560
Fri8/28/1953NDetroit Lions7-38LDallas, TXCotton Bowl37000
Thu9/3/1953NChicago Bears14-7WDes Moines, IADrake Stadium7500
Sat9/12/1953NBaltimore Colts10-6WSt. Louis, MOWalsh Memorial Stadium12000
Thu9/17/1953HSan Francisco 49ers28-21WNew York, NYPolo Grounds22551
Sun9/27/1953ALos Angeles Rams7-21LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum49579
Sat10/3/1953APittsburgh Steelers14-24LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field31500
Sun10/11/1953AWashington Redskins9-13LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium26241
Sun10/18/1953HChicago Cardinals21-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds30301
Sun10/25/1953HCleveland Browns0-7LNew York, NYPolo Grounds30773
Sun11/1/1953AChicago Cardinals23-20WChicago, ILComiskey Park18499
Sun11/8/1953APhiladelphia Eagles7-30LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium24331
Sun11/15/1953HPittsburgh Steelers10-14LNew York, NYPolo Grounds20411
Sun11/22/1953HWashington Redskins21-24LNew York, NYPolo Grounds16887
Sun11/29/1953HPhiladelphia Eagles37-28WNew York, NYPolo Grounds20294
Sun12/6/1953ACleveland Browns14-62LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium40235
Sun12/13/1953HDetroit Lions16-27LNew York, NYPolo Grounds28390
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
75Bill AlbrightMG-RDT6'124524Wisconsin12
82Cliff AndersonLOE6'221524Indiana7
60Bill AustinROG6'122325Oregon State12
34Butch AvingerP-FB6'121525Alabama12
79Rosey BrownLOT6'324921Morgan State12
52John CannadyLB6'222730Indiana12
12Randy ClayROH-LOH6'019525Texas12
42Charley ConerlyQB6'118532Mississippi12
78Everett DouglasLOT6'324022Florida11
86Jim DuncanLDE6'220528Wake Forest11
17Arnie GaliffaQB6'219326Army3
16Frank GiffordRS-LOH6'119723Bakersfield CC; Southern California12
24Sonny GrandeliusLOH-FB6'019524Michigan State12
35Merwin HodelFB6'220522Colorado32
67George KennardLOG-ROG6'020725Kansas12
70Ray KrouseRDT6'326326Maryland10
65Chet LagodLOG-ROG6'222025Tennessee-Chattanooga7
49Tom LandryLDH-P6'119529Texas10
22Buford LongROH-LDH6'119222Florida10
20Bill MackridesQB5'1118228Nevada-Reno2
38Don MenascoLDH6'018524Texas8
47Leo MilesLDH6'020022Virginia State2
80Ray PelfreyLOE-ROE6'018725Auburn; Eastern Kentucky12
63Bob PevianiMG6'121022Southern California10
31Eddie PriceFB5'1119028Tulane12
61Joe RamonaLOG-ROG6'121022Santa Clara8
53John RapaczC6'425229Western Michigan; Oklahoma12
44Kyle RoteROH-LOH6'019925Southern Methodist9
30Joe ScottLOE6'119827Texas A&M; San Francisco3
81Bill StriblingROE6'120626Mississippi12
66Jack StroudROG-LOG6'123525Tennessee12
21Joe SulaitisRDE6'221232none12
45Emlen TunnellLS6'119329Toledo; Iowa12
73Arnie WeinmeisterLDT6'423530Washington12
5Ray WietechaLB6'122525Michigan State; Northwestern12
51Dick WoodardLDE-LB6'222427Iowa12
72Dick YelvingtonROT6'223225Georgia12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bobby Marlow18BAlabama
Eddie Crowder222QBOklahoma
Cal Roberts333TGustavus Adolphus
Everett Douglas445TFlorida
Buford Long559BFlorida
Bob Peviani670GSouthern California
Don Branby781EColorado
Don Beck895BNotre Dame
Jim Gray9106BPanola JC
Darrow Hooper10113ETexas A&Mfrom WAS
Charlie Maloy10117QBHoly Cross
Jim Ruehl11131COhio State
Joe Matesic12142TArizona State
Jack McShulskis13153EKansas State
J.L. Hall14167BFlorida
Dick Bowman15179GOklahoma
Bill Skyinskus16189GSyracuse
Don Rhoden17203CRice
Phil Suwall18214BMcDaniel
Howie Lehman19225TSouthern Mississippi
Dick Christiansen20239EArizona
Gene Bullard21250TLouisiana College
Mikey Kelly22261EFlorida
Ted Kukowski23275CSyracuse
Chuck Kubes24286GMinnesota
Dan Drake25297BRice
Bill Wetzel26311BSyracuse
Rosey Brown27322TMorgan State
Joe Ramona28333GSanta Clara
Bobby Griffis29347GFurman
Stav Canakes30357GMinnesota
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals54423449
Opponents Totals58697476
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals16666871344411
Opponents Totals1898199968625
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Frank Gifford722100.01520.0047
Kyle Rote60000036
Randy Clay1202290.92728.6032
Ray Pelfrey30000018
Eddie Price30000018
Buford Long20000114
Bill Albright1000006
Sonny Grandelius1000006
(Team)0000012
Team Totals24222491.731225.02179
Opponents Totals36343694.492045.00277
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Randy Clay2728.61/1/0/0/0/
Frank Gifford1520.00/0/1/0/0/
Team Totals31225.01/1/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals92045.05/0/3/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Sonny Grandelius1082782.6311
Kyle Rote632133.4181
Eddie Price1012062.0152
Frank Gifford501573.1152
Charley Conerly24913.8240
Buford Long20582.9210
Randy Clay16261.660
Merwin Hodel5112.260
Butch Avinger561.250
Bill Mackrides122.020
Arnie Galiffa510.270
Team Totals39810492.6316
Opponents Totals38513603.512
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Charley Conerly30314347.213517115.612.060t134.3258.3266144544.9
Bill Mackrides15640.06533.58.816.7320.0005332.8
Arnie Galiffa13430.841299.932.375t17.7538.5812155.1
Frank Gifford6350.03477.815.721116.700.00047116.0
Kyle Rote8225.05455.622.52300.0112.5004510.9
Team Totals34515845.815319855.812.675t164.6349.9274171140.1
Opponents Totals36817347.017225587.014.8205.4236.3177238162.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Kyle Rote2644016.975t5
Eddie Price262339.031t1
Frank Gifford1829216.249t4
Ray Pelfrey1723313.760t3
Cliff Anderson1625816.1320
Bill Stribling1617510.9190
Sonny Grandelius15805.3260
Buford Long1422015.755t2
Randy Clay55110.2331
Butch Avinger284.040
Merwin Hodel2-15-7.500
Joe Scott11010.0100
Team Totals158198512.675t16
Opponents Totals173255814.820
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Emlen Tunnell611719.5440
Buford Long35919.7260
Tom Landry35518.3300
Jim Duncan33913.0310
Randy Clay22211.0220
Frank Gifford16666.0501
John Cannady13333.0330
Dick Woodard11010.0100
Joe Sulaitis166.060
Don Menasco155.050
Ray Wietecha100.000
Team Totals2341217.9501
Opponents Totals3452615.51
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tom Landry44177240.3600
Butch Avinger42159738.0691
Team Totals86336939.269152133.1
Opponents Totals72309543.0334
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Frank Gifford161066.6400
Emlen Tunnell382235.9370
Tom Landry155.050
Team Totals553346.1400
Opponents Totals695217.60
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Emlen Tunnell1747928.2700
Frank Gifford1332725.2550
Buford Long719828.3860
Tom Landry23819.0240
Randy Clay12020.0200
Joe Sulaitis11515.0150
Team Totals41107726.3860
Opponents Totals3670519.61
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bill Albright00011161
Butch Avinger110100
Rosey Brown0010100
John Cannady0001100
Randy Clay0001100
Charley Conerly520200
Jim Duncan0001100
Arnie Galiffa100000
Frank Gifford221300
Sonny Grandelius320200
Merwin Hodel100000
Tom Landry110100
Buford Long0002200
Ray Pelfrey100000
Bob Peviani0001100
Eddie Price410100
Jack Stroud0001100
Joe Sulaitis0001100
Arnie Weinmeister0004400
Team Totals199101424161
Opponents Totals3214189272
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