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1961 New York Giants (NFL) 1st place Eastern Conference 10-3-1 .769
Head Coach: Allie Sherman
BackfieldDon Heinrich
Offensive EndsKen Kavanaugh
LineEd Kolman
DefenseHarland Svare
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/12/1961NSan Francisco 49ers21-20WPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium24084
Sat8/19/1961ALos Angeles Rams17-17TLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum40615
Sat8/26/1961NDallas Cowboys28-10WAlbuquerque, NMUniversity Stadium21520
Mon9/4/1961AGreen Bay Packers17-20LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium33452
Sun9/10/1961HBaltimore Colts20-49LNew Haven, CTYale Bowl50737
Sun9/17/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals10-21LNew York, NYYankee Stadium58059
Sun9/24/1961APittsburgh Steelers17-14WPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium35587
Sun10/1/1961AWashington Redskins24-21WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium36767
Sun10/8/1961ASt. Louis Cardinals24-0WSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium23713
Sun10/15/1961ADallas Cowboys31-10WDallas, TXCotton Bowl41500
Sun10/22/1961HLos Angeles Rams24-14WNew York, NYYankee Stadium63053
Sun10/29/1961HDallas Cowboys16-17LNew York, NYYankee Stadium60284
Sun11/5/1961HWashington Redskins53-0WNew York, NYYankee Stadium56077
Sun11/12/1961HPhiladelphia Eagles38-21WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62800
Sun11/19/1961HPittsburgh Steelers42-21WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62592
Sun11/26/1961ACleveland Browns37-21WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium80455
Sun12/3/1961AGreen Bay Packers17-20LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium47012
Sun12/10/1961APhiladelphia Eagles28-24WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun12/17/1961HCleveland Browns7-7TNew York, NYYankee Stadium61084
Sun12/31/1961AGreen Bay Packers0-37LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium39029League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
49Erich BarnesLCB6-220126Purdue14
79Rosey BrownLOT6-324929Morgan State14
34Don ChandlerP6-220827Bacone Indian JC; Florida14
42Charley ConerlyQB6-118540Mississippi13
62Darrell DessLOG6-024326North Carolina State14
35Bob GaitersOHB5-1021023Santa Ana JC; New Mexico State14
76Rosey GrierRDT6-528429Penn State14
11Lee GrosscupQB6-118625Washington; Santa Monica JC; Utah4
12Pete HallOE6-321022Marquette12
52Larry HayesLB6-323027Vanderbilt14
70Sam HuffMLB6-123027West Virginia14
72Charlie JaneretteROT6-325323Penn State14
41Gene JohnsonS6-018726Cincinnati3
75Jim KatcavageLDE6-323727Dayton14
24Phil KingOHB-FB6-422325Vanderbilt5
53Greg LarsonROT-C6-224922Minnesota14
89Cliff LivingstonLLB6-321231Orange Coast JC; UCLA13
22Dick LynchRCB6-120225Notre Dame14
77Dick ModzelewskiLDT6-025830Maryland14
40Joe MorrisonFL-S6-121024Cincinnati13
25Dick NolanLS6-118529Maryland9
20Jimmy PattonRS5-1118328Mississippi14
81Andy RobustelliRDE6-123036Arnold14
44Kyle RoteOE6-019933Southern Methodist14
82Tom ScottRLB6-221931Virginia13
85Del ShofnerSE6-318827Baylor14
83Bob SimmsDE6-221723Rutgers14
61Zeke SmithOG6-223325Auburn12
48Bill StitsDB6-019430UCLA10
66Jack StroudROG6-123533Tennessee12
88Pat SummerallK6-422831Arkansas14
14Y.A. TittleQB6-018235Louisiana State13
65Mickey WalkerOG6-023222Michigan State14
80Joe WaltonTE5-1120226Pittsburgh12
21Allan WebbLS-HB5-1118028Arnold10
29Alex WebsterFB6-321830North Carolina State14
28Joel WellsOHB6-119826Clemson14
55Ray WietechaC6-122533Michigan State; Northwestern1414
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Gaiters217BNew Mexico Statefrom WAS
Bruce Tarbox225GSyracuse
Ben Davidson446TWashingtonfrom LARM
Jerry Daniels567EMississippi
Greg Larson681CMinnesota
Jim Collier795EArkansasFuture
Allen Green8109CMississippi
Moses Gray9123TIndiana
Glen Knight10137EShaw
Bob Benton11151TMississippi
Jackie Moynihan12165QBHoly Cross
Jerry Fields13179BOhio State
Gene White14193BFlorida A&M
Cody Binkley15207CVanderbiltFuture
Bernie Vishneski16221TVirginia Tech
Sylvester Cooper17235TCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
Ken Desmarais18249CHoly Cross
Bob Reublin19263BBowling Green State
Don McKeta20277BWashington
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals6810810290
Opponents Totals81313573
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals275991601659629
Opponents Totals212861101667677
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Pat Summerall04646100.0143441.2088
Del Shofner110000066
Bob Gaiters70000042
Kyle Rote70000042
Alex Webster50000030
Erich Barnes30000018
Y.A. Tittle30000018
Joe Morrison20000012
Joe Walton20000012
Joel Wells20000012
Larry Hayes1000006
Sam Huff1000006
Jimmy Patton1000006
Tom Scott1000006
Jim Katcavage0000012
Dick Modzelewski0000012
Team Totals464646100.0143441.22368
Opponents Totals292929100.052025.01220
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Pat Summerall143441.25/63/63/113/100/1
Team Totals143441.25/63/63/113/100/1
Opponents Totals52025.01/23/41/40/90/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Alex Webster1969284.7592
Bob Gaiters1164604.0296
Joel Wells652163.3171
Y.A. Tittle25853.4173
Allan Webb6518.5210
Joe Morrison33481.5141
Don Chandler33010.0300
Charley Conerly13161.290
Lee Grosscup2105.0100
Phil King471.840
Del Shofner166.060
Team Totals46418574.05913
Opponents Totals41917614.2716
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Y.A. Tittle28516357.211022728.013.962176.0124.2161211185.3
Charley Conerly1064441.5546346.014.437t76.687.513450052.2
Lee Grosscup22522.714874.017.432t14.5313.6008719.1
Bob Gaiters33100.004214.014.027266.700.00042158.3
Team Totals41621551.717830357.314.162276.5235.5295274074.1
Opponents Totals38617645.617726006.714.880t215.4338.5399220150.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Del Shofner68112516.546t11
Kyle Rote5380515.2577
Joe Walton3654415.1372
Alex Webster2631312.059t3
Joe Morrison11676.1161
Bob Gaiters11544.9141
Joel Wells6315.2191
Erich Barnes27437.062t1
Pete Hall22211.0200
Team Totals215303514.162t27
Opponents Totals176260014.880t21
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Lynch9606.7360
Jimmy Patton816320.451t1
Erich Barnes719527.9102t2
Sam Huff3134.3130
Cliff Livingston300.000
Joe Morrison23015.0180
Tom Scott16565.065t1
Team Totals3352615.9102t4
Opponents Totals2324610.748t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Don Chandler68298443.96626247261738.5
Team Totals68298443.96626247261739.7
Opponents Totals83351742.47114289314838.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Stits1721327.8300
Joel Wells173905.3180
Allan Webb536112.2200
Joe Morrison3662.050
Dick Lynch0100
Team Totals42152896.9300
Opponents Totals32112477.7240
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joel Wells1227322.8490
Bob Gaiters1128826.2490
Allan Webb815619.5400
Bill Stits48721.8300
Joe Morrison23216.0210
Bob Simms11414.0140
Team Totals3885022.4490
Opponents Totals59128821.8420
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Erich Barnes0001190
Don Chandler220200
Charley Conerly420200
Bob Gaiters1130300
Rosey Grier0002270
Larry Hayes0011200
Sam Huff00022121
Charlie Janerette0010100
Jim Katcavage00033380
Cliff Livingston0003350
Dick Lynch202250
Dick Modzelewski0001100
Joe Morrison410100
Jimmy Patton0002200
Andy Robustelli0002200
Kyle Rote200000
Del Shofner110100
Bill Stits10110
Pat Summerall0001100
Y.A. Tittle0010100
Joe Walton100000
Allan Webb120200
Alex Webster510100
Joel Wells650500
Team Totals4020202141761
Opponents Totals43212220421
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