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1959 New York Giants (NFL) 1st place Eastern Conference 10-2-0 .833
Head Coach: Jim Lee Howell
LineJohnny Dell Isola
Offensive EndsKen Kavanaugh
LineEd Kolman
DefenseTom Landry
OffenseAllie Sherman
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1959APhiladelphia Eagles17-21LHershey, PAHershey Stadium12199
Fri8/21/1959NBaltimore Colts3-28LDallas, TXCotton Bowl55000
Sat8/29/1959ADetroit Lions38-0WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium28679
Sat9/5/1959NGreen Bay Packers14-0WBangor, MEGarland Street Field12000
Fri9/11/1959AChicago Bears6-18LChicago, ILSoldier Field43485
Sat9/19/1959NSan Francisco 49ers17-13WSalt Lake City, UTUte Stadium18796
Sat9/26/1959ALos Angeles Rams23-21WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum71297
Sun10/4/1959APhiladelphia Eagles21-49LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field27023
Sun10/11/1959ACleveland Browns10-6WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium65534
Sun10/18/1959HPhiladelphia Eagles24-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium68783
Sun10/25/1959APittsburgh Steelers21-16WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field33596
Sun11/1/1959HGreen Bay Packers20-3WNew York, NYYankee Stadium67837
Sun11/8/1959HChicago Cardinals9-3WNew York, NYYankee Stadium56779
Sun11/15/1959HPittsburgh Steelers9-14LNew York, NYYankee Stadium66786
Sun11/22/1959AChicago Cardinals30-20WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium26625
Sun11/29/1959HWashington Redskins45-14WNew York, NYYankee Stadium60982
Sun12/6/1959HCleveland Browns48-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium68436
Sun12/13/1959AWashington Redskins24-10WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium26198
Sun12/27/1959ABaltimore Colts16-31LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57545League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
68Al BarryLOG6-223029Southern California1211
80Joe BiscahaLOE6-119022Richmond82
79Rosey BrownLOT6-324927Morgan State1212
34Don ChandlerP-K6-220825Bacone Indian JC; Florida120
42Charley ConerlyQB6-118538Mississippi109
41Lindon CrowLDH-RDH6-119526Southern California1212
62Darrell DessROG6-024324North Carolina State120
16Frank GiffordLOH6-119729Bakersfield CC; Southern California1111
76Rosey GrierRDT-LDT6-528427Penn State1212
60Buzz GuyLOT-ROT6-324823Duke120
74Art HauserRDT6-023730Xavier (Ohio)30
11Don HeinrichQB6-018229Washington82
70Sam HuffMLB6-123025West Virginia1212
75Jim KatcavageLDE6-323725Dayton1212
71Ellison KellyLOG6-123124Michigan State121
86Bill KimberROE6-219223Florida State10
24Phil KingFB6-422323Vanderbilt120
89Cliff LivingstonLLB6-321229Orange Coast JC; UCLA1212
22Dick LynchRDH-LDH6-120223Notre Dame1211
77Dick ModzelewskiLDT-RDT6-025828Maryland1212
40Joe MorrisonROH-LOH6-121022Cincinnati122
25Dick NolanLS-RS-LOH6-118527Maryland1212
20Jimmy PattonRS-LS5-1118326Mississippi1111
81Andy RobustelliRDE6-123034Arnold1212
44Kyle RoteLOE6-019931Southern Methodist1010
78Bob SchmidtLOT6-424823Minnesota120
85Bob SchnelkerROE6-321431Bowling Green State1212
31George ScottROH-LOH6-118022Miami (Ohio)72
82Tom ScottLDE-RLB-RDE6-221929Virginia111
15George ShawQB6-118326Oregon51
48Bill StitsDH6-019428UCLA50
66Jack StroudROG6-123531Tennessee1212
88Pat SummerallK-ROE6-422829Arkansas120
21Don SutherinLS5-1120023Ohio State20
84Harland SvareRLB6-021429Washington State1211
33Mel TriplettFB6-121529Toledo1211
29Alex WebsterROH6-321828North Carolina State109
55Ray WietechaC6-122531Michigan State; Northwestern1212
72Frank YousoROT6-425723Minnesota1212
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lee Grosscup110QBUtah
Buddy Dial222ERice
Joe Morrison334BCincinnati
Ellison Kelly559GMichigan State
Jack Delveaux9107BIllinois
Bob Pepe10118ENorth Carolina State
Bob Sawyer11131BWyoming
Charlie Flowers12142BMississippi
John Kompara13155TSouth Carolina
Roger Ellis14166CMaine
Bob Bercich15179BMichigan State
Bob Soltis16190BMinnesota
Goose Gonsoulin17203EBaylorDeclared Ineligible
Al Ecuyer18214GNotre Dame
George Scott19227BMiami (Ohio)
Jerry Shetler20238GMinnesota
Fred Swearingen21251GNorth Carolina
Gale Gibson22262EIowa State
Frank Kremblas23275QBOhio State
Charley James24286BMissouri
Lou Reale25299CBuffalo
Frank Doretti26310CCalifornia
Joe Biscaha27323ERichmond
Dolphus Williams28334TMorgan State
Henrey Christopher29347ESouthern Methodist
Dave Sington30358TAlabama
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals621016457
Opponents Totals31375943
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals198821061054480
Opponents Totals16766851640324
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Pat Summerall03030100.0202969.0090
Frank Gifford70000042
Alex Webster70000042
Bob Schnelker60000036
Kyle Rote40000024
Joe Morrison20000012
Charley Conerly1000006
Lindon Crow1000006
Sam Huff1000006
Phil King1000006
Harland Svare1000006
Mel Triplett1000006
Don Chandler022100.0010.002
Team Totals323232100.0203066.70284
Opponents Totals22202290.961637.50170
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Don Chandler010.00/0/0/0/0/
Pat Summerall202969.05/7/4/4/0/
Team Totals203066.75/7/4/4/0/
Opponents Totals61637.52/2/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Frank Gifford1065405.1793
Mel Triplett913814.2201
Alex Webster792503.216t5
Phil King722323.2240
Joe Morrison621652.7141
Charley Conerly15382.5101
Don Chandler12424.0240
George Scott2105.0100
Don Heinrich231.590
George Shaw331.010
Team Totals43316463.87911
Opponents Totals37912613.36
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Charley Conerly19411358.27717068.815.177t147.242.1651641102.7
George Shaw362466.71143312.018.04812.812.821412105.4
Don Heinrich582237.9303295.715.04911.7610.32030923.5
Frank Gifford11545.5415113.730.243218.2218.20015192.0
Joe Morrison2150.01147.014.01400.000.0001472.9
Alex Webster100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals30216554.612426338.716.077t186.0134.3106252785.9
Opponents Totals30413745.114518116.013.2113.6227.2229158246.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Frank Gifford4276818.377t4
Bob Schnelker3771419.366t6
Alex Webster2738114.1412
Kyle Rote2536214.5344
Joe Morrison1718310.8371
Phil King79814.0351
Mel Triplett67813.0250
Pat Summerall23216.0210
George Scott11212.0120
Joe Biscaha155.050
Team Totals165263316.077t18
Opponents Totals137181113.211
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Nolan55711.4340
Lindon Crow55410.830t1
Jimmy Patton5132.6120
Harland Svare311839.370t1
Cliff Livingston22512.5160
Sam Huff12121.0210
Dick Lynch100.000
Team Totals2228813.170t2
Opponents Totals1317313.30
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Don Chandler55256546.6620527
Team Totals55256546.662052737.1
Opponents Totals72307542.7164
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Morrison15513.4120
George Scott12171.4130
Lindon Crow11666.0220
Jimmy Patton8232.9140
Bill Stits471.870
Team Totals501643.3220
Opponents Totals3852713.94
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Morrison1534523.0290
George Scott1025325.3330
Phil King48421.00
Rosey Brown11818.0180
Pat Summerall133.030
Team Totals3170322.7330
Opponents Totals52122923.60
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Joe Biscaha0001100
Rosey Brown0010100
Charley Conerly200000
Lindon Crow110100
Darrell Dess0010100
Frank Gifford520200
Rosey Grier0001100
Don Heinrich100000
Sam Huff0004451
Jim Katcavage0002200
Phil King300000
Cliff Livingston0001100
Dick Lynch0002200
Dick Modzelewski0003300
Joe Morrison520200
Andy Robustelli00011330
Bob Schmidt0010100
Tom Scott410100
Bill Stits200000
Harland Svare0001100
Mel Triplett500000
Alex Webster200000
Ray Wietecha0010100
Team Totals3020101626381
Opponents Totals29161320331
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