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1948 New York Giants (NFL)

3rd place • Eastern Division • 4-8-0 .333
1948 NFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Steve Owen
Bill OwenLine
Red SmithBackfield
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sun8/29/1948NGreen Bay Packers0-7LMinneapolis, MNNicollet Park13091
Tue9/7/1948ADetroit Lions20-23LFlint, MIAtwood Stadium8500
Tue9/14/1948HChicago Bears17-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds32537
Thu9/23/1948ABoston Yanks27-7WBoston, MAFenway Park7428
Sun10/3/1948AWashington Redskins10-41LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium32593
Sun10/10/1948APhiladelphia Eagles0-45LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park22804
Sun10/17/1948HChicago Cardinals35-63LNew York, NYPolo Grounds35342
Sun10/24/1948HPittsburgh Steelers34-27WNew York, NYPolo Grounds13443
Sun10/31/1948AChicago Bears14-35LChicago, ILWrigley Field41608
Sun11/7/1948HPhiladelphia Eagles14-35LNew York, NYPolo Grounds24983
Sun11/14/1948HLos Angeles Rams37-52LNew York, NYPolo Grounds22766
Sun11/21/1948AGreen Bay Packers49-3WWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park12639
Sun11/28/1948HBoston Yanks28-14WNew York, NYPolo Grounds19636
Sun12/5/1948APittsburgh Steelers28-38LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field27645
Sun12/12/1948HWashington Redskins21-28LNew York, NYPolo Grounds23156

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Johnny Atwood16ROH-RDH5-1118525Wisconsin81
Larry Beil72ROT-RDT6-223525Oregon State; Portland70
John Cannady52C-RLB6-222725Indiana1212
George Cheverko17S-TB-HB6-119528Fordham87
Ray Coates49TB-LDH6-119024Louisiana State100
Charley Conerly42TB6-118527Mississippi1212
Tex Coulter79LOT-LDT-ROT-RDT6-425024Army125
Bob Dobelstein67LOG-MG5-1121426Tennessee1212
Bill Erickson76LOG-LDG-LOT-LDT6-221027North Carolina; Mississippi113
Don Ettinger74ROG-RDG-C-LB-LOG-LDG6-221527Kansas128
Art Faircloth40S-BB6-019327North Carolina State; Guilford43
Carl Fennema55C-LB6-221022Compton JC; Washington1111
Mike Garzoni63LG5-1121825Fresno State; Southern California70
Bruce Gehrke83ROE-RDE6-219024Columbia70
Paul Governali41QB-S5-1119427Columbia83
Joe Johnson88LOE-LDE-ROE-RDE6-219522Mississippi110
Ken Keuper20LLB6-020730Georgia70
Bill Miklich65LLB-ROG6-020829Idaho40
Tony Minisi38HB-RDH5-1119022Pennsylvania; Navy; Pennsylvania129
Joyce Pipkin31RDE-ROE6-120424Arkansas125
Ray Poole82ROE-RDE6-321527Mississippi; North Carolina; Mississippi1212
Frank Reagan44RDH-BB5-1118229Pennsylvania1212
Gene Roberts35FB-LB5-1118825Kansas; Tennessee-Chattanooga121
Ed Royston61LG-RG6-022025Wake Forest122
Bill Schuler75ROT-RDT6-121526Auburn; Yale1212
Joe Scott30FB-RLB-HB6-119822Texas A&M; San Francisco1212
Jules Siegle34FB-LB6-120325Northwestern40
Joe Sulaitis21BB-S6-221227none125
Bill Swiacki81LOE-LDE6-219526Holy Cross; Columbia1212
John Treadway70LOT-LDT-ROT-RDT6-425831Lon Morris JC; Hardin-Simmons120
Emlen Tunnell45DB-TB6-119324Toledo; Iowa105
Paul Walker86LDE-LOE6-321023Yale1212
Jim White77LOT-LDT-ROT-RDT6-222728Notre Dame1210
Frank Williams33LLB-FB-K6-021226Utah State1212
Ernie Williamson71LOT-LDT6-424526Apprentice; North Carolina20
Len Younce60ROG-MG-K6-120831Oregon State1110
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
12Tony MinisiBPennsylvania
212Joe ScottBSan Francisco
424Bruce GehrkeEColumbia
526Johnny WoloskyCPenn State
636Bill EricksonTMississippi
746Bob PfohlBPurdue
856Ralph HutchinsonTTennessee-Chattanooga
857Ray CoatesBLouisiana State
966Dick OtteleBWashington
971Ken WiltgenENorthwestern
1076Stan MagdziakBWilliam & Mary
1186Pete LanziEYoungstown State
1296Len ModzelskiTScranton
1297Jim BrieskeCMichigan
13106Bob HatchBBoston University
14116John HanzelGGuilford
15126Dan GarzaEOregon
16136Dan YovetichEMontana
17146Joe GrothusGIowa
18156George MathewsBGeorgia Tech
19166?Don EttingerGKansas
20176Frank WilliamsBUtah State
21186Dick WoodardCIowa
22196George KisidayTColumbia
23206Theron RobertsGArkansas
24216Walt McCormickCSouthern California
25226Dick WilkinsEOregon
26236Vince MarottaBMount Union
27246Tom SalisburyTClemson
28256Roy LiljaCColorado College
29266Bob GreenhalghBSan Francisco
30276Ed KelleyTTexas
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals44868384297
Opponents Totals7910183125388
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals2128111417/ %/ %95815
Opponents Totals22710910612/ %/ %104880
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Swiacki100000060
Len Younce0363797.31714.3039
Charley Conerly50000030
Joe Scott50000030
Ray Poole40000126
Ray Coates30000018
Gene Roberts30000018
Joe Johnson20000012
Tony Minisi20000012
Joe Sulaitis20000012
Johnny Atwood1000006
Bob Dobelstein1000006
Carl Fennema1000006
Bruce Gehrke1000006
Emlen Tunnell1000006
Jim White1000006
Frank Williams04580.0010.004
Team Totals42404295.21812.51297
Opponents Totals54525496.34850.00388
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Len Younce1714.31181/30/20/20/00/0
Frank Williams010.000/00/00/10/00/0
Team Totals1812.51181/30/20/30/00/0
Opponents Totals4850.01/2/0/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Gene Roberts1454913.4270
Joe Scott481984.1202
Ray Coates501763.5183
Tony Minisi361604.4191
Charley Conerly401604.0405
Emlen Tunnell17432.5150
Joe Sulaitis5183.6101
George Cheverko3103.360
Jules Siegle263.080
Johnny Atwood960.790
Art Faircloth1-1-1.0-10
Paul Governali6-48-8.0100
Team Totals36212193.44012
Opponents Totals48121684.574t26
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Charley Conerly29916216212421757.313.465t227.4134.362211384.0
Paul Governali562727282805.010.424t11.811.84523561.6
Ray Coates21112613.026.026t150.000.0197135.4
Emlen Tunnell21112311.523.02300.000.0002391.7
Joe Sulaitis100100.000.000.000039.6
Tony Minisi300100.000.0266.70000.0
Team Totals36319119115625046.913.165t246.6164.478.3
Opponents Totals31115715711524067.715.3258.03912.563.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Swiacki3955014.165t10
Ray Poole3549214.1513
Joe Sulaitis2629811.5261
Joe Johnson1921711.4232
Joe Scott1723513.8432
Gene Roberts1422215.949t3
Tony Minisi131239.5231
Johnny Atwood1014114.1541
Bruce Gehrke910912.1271
Emlen Tunnell4328.0140
Joyce Pipkin22814.0170
George Cheverko14141.0410
Paul Walker11111.0110
Frank Williams155.050
Team Totals191250413.165t24
Opponents Totals157240615.325
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Frank Reagan914516.1450
Emlen Tunnell711616.643t1
George Cheverko514428.8610
Joe Scott5102.0100
Art Faircloth351.730
John Cannady26231.0400
Don Ettinger2147.0120
Tony Minisi2105.0100
Ken Keuper13030.0300
Bob Dobelstein12020.020t1
Paul Walker155.050
Johnny Atwood100.000
Team Totals3956114.4612
Opponents Totals1621613.51
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Frank Reagan61233138.2641
Charley Conerly1767839.9530
Team Totals78300938.664181228.2
Opponents Totals57224939.521233.6
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Emlen Tunnell121159.6250
Johnny Atwood4328.0140
Tony Minisi3258.3130
Joe Scott3258.3120
Gene Roberts11010.0100
George Cheverko155.050
Team Totals242128.8250
Opponents Totals5581214.81
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Scott2056928.599t1
Gene Roberts716022.9330
Ray Coates610717.8260
Tony Minisi48220.5280
Charley Conerly47218.0230
Joe Sulaitis46616.5180
George Cheverko38026.7350
Johnny Atwood35819.3290
Emlen Tunnell12121.0210
Jules Siegle11212.0120
Jim White166.060
Ed Royston155.050
Mike Garzoni100.000
Bill Swiacki100.000
Team Totals57123821.799t1
Opponents Totals56124222.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Johnny Atwood220200
John Cannady00011150
George Cheverko00123340
Ray Coates100000
Charley Conerly5505-200
Don Ettinger0001100
Art Faircloth0001100
Mike Garzoni100000
Paul Governali100000
Joe Johnson0010100
Ken Keuper100000
Tony Minisi200000
Joyce Pipkin0002200
Ray Poole111201
Gene Roberts910100
Ed Royston0001100
Bill Schuler0001100
Joe Scott610100
Jules Siegle0010190
Joe Sulaitis220200
Bill Swiacki110100
Emlen Tunnell300000
Frank Williams101100
Team Totals3620161127381
Opponents Totals34112320431
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