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1983 New York Giants

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Record: 3-12-1, Finished 5th in NFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 267 points (16.7/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 347 points (21.7/g), 16th.
 Differential of -80 points (-5.0/g), 23rd.
 Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -22 (-1.4/g), 27th.

Coached by Bill Parcells (3-12-1)

1983 Statistics / Starters & Roster / Games & Schedule / Team Draftees

Team Games & Schedule

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Score Offense Defense
Week Date Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 box L 0-1 Los Angeles Rams 6 16 13 259 137 122 5 20 395 279 116 5
2 Sun September 11 box W 1-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 16 13 19 343 187 156 1 14 298 235 63 3
3 Sun September 18 box L 1-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 13 28 16 334 203 131 4 18 309 220 89 3
4 Mon September 26 box W 2-2 Green Bay Packers 27 3 19 312 104 208 1 15 325 272 53 4
5 Sun October 2 box L 2-3 San Diego Chargers 34 41 23 441 387 54 6 28 422 302 120 4
6 Sun October 9 box L 2-4 Philadelphia Eagles 13 17 20 378 251 127 2 20 304 206 98
7 Sun October 16 box L 2-5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17 38 16 324 246 78 5 25 432 335 97 1
8 Mon October 24 box T 2-5-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 20 18 274 162 112 3 23 384 184 200 3
9 Sun October 30 box L 2-6-1 Dallas Cowboys 20 38 17 390 296 94 6 27 485 288 197 3
10 Mon November 7 box L 2-7-1 @ Detroit Lions 9 15 21 284 108 176 4 15 275 141 134 2
11 Sun November 13 box L 2-8-1 Washington Redskins 17 33 16 306 281 25 4 18 278 138 140
12 Sun November 20 box W 3-8-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 0 22 332 117 215 4 79 69 10 1
13 Sun November 27 box L 3-9-1 @ Los Angeles Raiders 12 27 20 341 283 58 3 22 381 243 138
14 Sun December 4 box L 3-10-1 St. Louis Cardinals 6 10 9 142 81 61 5 10 161 81 80 2
15 Sun December 11 box L 3-11-1 Seattle Seahawks 12 17 24 440 342 98 5 12 183 127 56 1
16 Sat December 17 box L 3-12-1 @ Washington Redskins 22 31 23 385 306 79 4 18 283 141 142 4

Team Stats and Rankings

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Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD TO FL 1stPy
Team Offense 267 5285 1130 4.7 296 284 575 3491 12 31 5.6 164 506 1794 9 3.5 104 58 27 28
Team Defense 347 4994 1039 4.8 289 283 493 3261 26 23 6.1 167 502 1733 10 3.5 98 36 13 24
Lg Rank Offense 25 15 20 3 8 27 26 17 16 22 25 25 28 27
Lg Rank Defense 16 5 8 12 16 21 12 15 12 5 3 1 17 26

Passing

Glossary · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+), · CSV · PRE
Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk%
Scott Brunner 26 QB 16 12 3-9-0 190 386 49.2 2516 9 2.3 22 5.7 62 6.5 4.2 13.2 157.3 54.3 31 218 5.5 3.4 7.4
Jeff Rutledge 26 qb 4 4 0-3-1 87 174 50.0 1208 3 1.7 8 4.6 54 6.9 5.0 13.9 302.0 59.3 15 110 5.8 4.1 7.9
Phil Simms 29 2 0 7 13 53.8 130 0 0.0 1 7.7 36 10.0 6.5 18.6 65.0 56.6 3 35 5.9 3.1 18.8
Dave Jennings 31 P 16 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
John Mistler 25 WR 16 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 25.9 16 3-12-1 284 575 49.4 3854 12 2.1 31 5.4 62 6.7 4.5 13.6 240.9 55.7 49 363 5.6 3.6 7.9
Opp Total 16 283 493 57.4 3261 26 5.3 23 4.7 6.6 5.0 11.5 203.8 75.6 44 323 6.1 4.0

Rushing & Receiving

Glossary · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+), · CSV · PRE
Rushing Receiving
Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Butch Woolfolk 23 RB 16 16 246 857 4 22 3.5 53.6 15.4 28 368 13.1 0 44 1.8 23.0 1225 4 8
Rob Carpenter 28 FB 10 10 170 624 4 37 3.7 62.4 17.0 26 258 9.9 2 38 2.6 25.8 882 6 2
Joe Morris 23 15 0 35 145 0 16 4.1 9.7 2.3 2 1 0.5 1 6 0.1 0.1 146 1 2
Scott Brunner 26 QB 16 12 26 64 0 12 2.5 4.0 1.6 64 0 8
John Tuggle 22 fb 16 5 17 49 1 7 2.9 3.1 1.1 3 50 16.7 0 27 0.2 3.1 99 1 0
Jeff Rutledge 26 qb 4 4 7 27 0 14 3.9 6.8 1.8 27 0 6
Billy Campfield 27 4 0 2 21 0 13 10.5 5.3 0.5 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.3 3.0 33 0 1
Floyd Eddings 25 wr 9 6 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 14 231 16.5 0 33 1.6 25.7 234 0 0
Mike Miller 24 13 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 7 170 24.3 0 54 0.5 13.1 172 0 0
Leon Bright 28 RET 7 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 0.1 2 33 16.5 0 19 0.3 4.7 35 0 2
Earnest Gray 26 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 78 1139 14.6 5 62 4.9 71.2 1139 5 0
John Mistler 25 WR 16 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 45 422 9.4 0 24 2.8 26.4 422 0 1
Zeke Mowatt 22 TE 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 280 13.3 1 46 1.3 17.5 280 1 0
Byron Williams 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 346 17.3 1 43 4.0 69.2 346 1 1
Malcolm Scott 22 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 206 12.1 0 24 1.1 12.9 206 0 0
Tom Mullady 26 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 184 14.2 1 35 0.8 11.5 184 1 0
Danny Pittman 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 154 22.0 1 40 0.9 19.3 154 1 0
Team Total 25.9 16 506 1794 9 37 3.5 112.1 31.6 284 3854 13.6 12 62 17.8 240.9 5648 21 39
Opp Total 16 502 1733 10 3.5 108.3 31.4 283 3261 11.5 26 17.7 203.8 4994 36 31

Kick & Punt Returns

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Punt Returns Kick Returns
Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Leon Bright 28 RET 7 0 17 117 0 20 6.9 21 475 0 36 22.6 627
Pete Shaw 29 RET 15 1 29 234 0 27 8.1 234
Joe Morris 23 15 0 14 255 0 26 18.2 401
Billy Campfield 27 4 0 9 154 0 23 17.1 187
Beasley Reece 29 fs 7 6 9 26 0 7 2.9 26
John Tuggle 22 fb 16 5 9 156 0 28 17.3 255
Danny Pittman 25 8 0 6 107 0 24 17.8 261
Larry Heater 25 6 0 5 71 0 26 14.2 71
Mike Miller 24 13 0 2 31 0 26 15.5 203
Butch Woolfolk 23 RB 16 16 2 13 0 11 6.5 1238
Mike Dennis 25 rcb 16 5 1 54 0 54 54.0 54
Mike Mayock 25 6 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Joe McLaughlin 26 7 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
Team Total 25.9 16 55 377 0 27 6.9 71 1333 0 54 18.8 7358
Opp Total 16 47 0 67 1296 0 19.3

Kicking & Punting

Glossary · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+), · CSV · PRE
0--19 20--29 30--39 40--49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Dave Jennings 31 P 16 0 84 3386 66 1 40.3
Ali Haji-Sheikh*+ 22 K 16 0 1 1 13 13 12 11 11 8 5 2 42 35 83.3% 23 22 95.7%
Team Total 25.9 16 1 1 13 13 12 11 11 8 5 2 42 35 83.3% 23 22 95.7% 84 3386 66 1 40.3
Opp Total 16 32 22 68.8% 40 39 97.5% 99 3881 39.2

Defense & Fumbles

Glossary · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+), · CSV · PRE
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Leonard Marshall 22 rde 14 6 0.5 39 1
Lawrence Taylor*+ 24 ROLB/rilb 16 16 9.0 2 10 0 10 1 2 3 0
Scott Brunner 26 QB 16 12 8 3 0 0
George Martin 30 14 4 9.0
Butch Woolfolk 23 RB 16 16 8 1 0 0
Terry Jackson 28 RCB 12 12 6 20 0 17 0 1 35 1
Jeff Rutledge 26 qb 4 4 6 0 0 0
Jerome Sally 24 NT 16 10 4.5 0 1 0 0
Mark Haynes* 25 LCB 15 15 3 18 0 23 0 2 4 0
Andy Headen 23 16 0 5.0
Terry Kinard 24 FS 16 10 1.0 3 49 0 25 0 1 10 0
Beasley Reece 29 fs 7 6 2 33 0 22 1 2 0 0
Pete Shaw 29 RET 15 1 1.0 4 0 0 0
Brad Van Pelt 32 LOLB 16 16 3.0 2 7 0 6
Brian Kelley 32 LILB 16 16 1.5 1 17 0 17 0 2 0 0
Bill Currier 28 SS 15 15 1.0 2 37 1 30 0 1 0 0
Dee Hardison 27 RDE 16 13 2.5 0 1 0 0
Larry Flowers 25 14 0 1.0 1 19 0 19 0 1 0 0
Casey Merrill 26 10 0 3.0
Joe Morris 23 15 0 2 1 0 0
Leon Bright 28 RET 7 0 2 0 0 0
Rob Carpenter 28 FB 10 10 2 0 0 0
Jim Burt 24 nt 7 6 0 1 0 0
Billy Campfield 27 4 0 1 0 0 0
Harry Carson* 30 RILB 10 10 1.0
Mike Dennis 25 rcb 16 5 1 0 0 0
Ernie Hughes 28 c 12 6 1 0 0 0
Byron Hunt 25 rolb 16 5 1.0
Mike Mayock 25 6 0 1 0 0 0
John Mistler 25 WR 16 9 1 0 0 0
Tom Mullady 26 16 3 0 1 0 0
Al Steinfeld 25 5 0 0 1 0 0
Rich Umphrey 25 C 10 10 0 1 0 0
Mike Whittington 25 8 0 0 1 0 0
Byron Williams 23 5 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 16 44.0 23 210 1 30 0 39 24 52 1 39 1
Opp Total 16 49 31 18 1

Scoring Summary

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Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts
Ali Haji-Sheikh*+ 22 K 16 0 22 35 127
Rob Carpenter 28 FB 10 10 4 2 36
Earnest Gray 26 WR 16 16 5 30
Butch Woolfolk 23 RB 16 16 4 24
Bill Currier 28 SS 15 15 1 6
Terry Jackson 28 RCB 12 12 1 6
Joe Morris 23 15 0 1 6
Zeke Mowatt 22 TE 16 14 1 6
Tom Mullady 26 16 3 1 6
Danny Pittman 25 8 0 1 6
John Tuggle 22 fb 16 5 1 6
Byron Williams 23 5 0 1 6
Leonard Marshall 22 rde 14 6 1 2
Team Total 25.9 16 9 12 1 1 22 35 1 267
Opp Total 16 10 26 39 22 1 347