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1974 New York Giants

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Record: 2-12-0, Finished 5th in NFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 195 points (13.9/g), 22nd of 26 in the NFL.
 Allowed 299 points (21.4/g), 23rd.
 Differential of -104 points (-7.4/g), 23rd.
 Expected W-L: 3.7-10.3.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -11 (-0.8/g), 23rd.

Coached by Bill Arnsbarger (2-12-0)

1974 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 15 box L 0-1 Washington Redskins 10 13 12 158 60 98 4 13 237 109 128 2
2 Sun September 22 box L 0-2 New England Patriots 20 28 20 308 254 54 1 18 318 145 173
3 Sun September 29 box W 1-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 6 16 307 128 179 1 18 333 221 112 5
4 Sun October 6 box L 1-3 Atlanta Falcons 7 14 13 261 89 172 2 17 285 128 157 3
5 Sun October 13 box L 1-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7 35 11 243 123 120 5 28 387 201 186 2
6 Sun October 20 box L 1-5 @ Washington Redskins 3 24 10 171 114 57 6 18 246 166 80 2
7 Sun October 27 box L 1-6 Dallas Cowboys 7 21 13 227 165 62 4 22 344 160 184 3
8 Sun November 3 box W 2-6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 33 27 19 346 252 94 29 403 264 139 1
9 Sun November 10 box L 2-7 New York Jets 20 26 22 340 216 124 27 425 236 189
10 Sun November 17 box L 2-8 @ Detroit Lions 19 20 15 292 133 159 1 21 294 194 100 3
11 Sun November 24 box L 2-9 St. Louis Cardinals 21 23 20 361 257 104 1 20 341 259 82
12 Sun December 1 box L 2-10 @ Chicago Bears 13 16 14 169 79 90 5 15 226 66 160 3
13 Sun December 8 box L 2-11 Philadelphia Eagles 7 20 12 226 191 35 2 23 302 228 74
14 Sun December 15 box L 2-12 @ St. Louis Cardinals 14 26 18 280 132 148 4 22 316 164 152 1

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 195 3689 854 4.3 215 207 393 2193 12 26 5.3 107 441 1496 11 3.4 90 36 10 18
Team Defense 299 4457 961 4.6 291 245 415 2541 22 15 5.8 142 521 1916 15 3.7 134 25 10 15
Lg Rank Offense 22 18 21 7 14 15 24 13 21 20 18 22 17 5
Lg Rank Defense 23 24 26 24 23 24 22 23 23 16 12 10 22 23

Passing

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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%
Craig Morton 31 QB 8 8 1-6-0 122 237 51.5 1510 9 3.8 13 5.5 72 6.4 4.3 12.4 188.8 61.3 13 97 5.7 3.7 5.2
Norm Snead 35 qb 5 5 1-3-0 67 111 60.4 615 3 2.7 7 6.3 53 5.5 3.0 9.2 123.0 58.2 5 42 4.9 2.5 4.3
Jim Del Gaizo 27 4 1 0-3-0 12 32 37.5 165 0 0.0 3 9.4 44 5.2 0.9 13.8 41.3 15.8 1 11 4.7 0.6 3.0
Carl Summerell 23 7 0 6 13 46.2 59 0 0.0 3 23.1 26 4.5 -5.8 9.8 8.4 19.9 1 6 3.8 -5.9 7.1
Team Total 25.8 14 2-12-0 207 393 52.7 2349 12 3.1 26 6.6 72 6.0 3.3 11.3 167.8 53.5 20 156 5.3 2.8 4.8
Opp Total 14 245 415 59.0 2541 22 5.3 15 3.6 6.1 5.0 10.4 181.5 79.4 25 147 5.8 4.4

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
Joe Dawkins 26 FB 14 0 156 561 2 16 3.6 40.1 11.1 46 332 7.2 3 51 3.3 23.7 893 5 6
Doug Kotar 23 RB 12 0 106 396 4 53 3.7 33.0 8.8 10 57 5.7 0 18 0.8 4.8 453 4 4
Ron A. Johnson 27 11 0 97 218 4 14 2.2 19.8 8.8 24 171 7.1 2 21 2.2 15.5 389 6 4
Leon McQuay 24 RET 13 0 55 240 1 21 4.4 18.5 4.2 5 59 11.8 0 25 0.4 4.5 299 1 3
Steve Crosby 24 9 0 14 55 0 10 3.9 6.1 1.6 2 44 22.0 0 44 0.2 4.9 99 0 1
Craig Morton 31 QB 8 8 4 5 0 2 1.3 0.6 0.5 5 0 4
Jim Del Gaizo 27 4 1 3 15 0 6 5.0 3.8 0.8 15 0 0
Norm Snead 35 qb 5 5 3 4 0 3 1.3 0.8 0.6 4 0 0
Carl Summerell 23 7 0 2 8 0 6 4.0 1.1 0.3 8 0 0
Ray Rhodes 24 14 0 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.4 0.1 9 138 15.3 0 25 0.6 9.9 132 0 1
Bob Tucker 29 TE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 496 12.1 2 29 3.2 38.2 496 2 1
Walker Gillette 27 WR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 466 16.1 3 72 2.6 42.4 466 3 0
Bob Grim 29 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 466 16.6 2 53 2.0 33.3 466 2 1
Don Herrmann 27 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 97 9.7 0 16 1.3 12.1 97 0 0
Chip Glass 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 23 7.7 0 11 0.2 1.8 23 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 441 1496 11 53 3.4 106.9 31.5 207 2349 11.3 12 72 14.8 167.8 3845 23 27
Opp Total 14 521 1916 15 3.7 136.9 37.2 245 2541 10.4 22 17.5 181.5 4457 37 28

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 McQuay 24 RET 13 0 7 81 0 28 11.6 25 689 0 7 27.6 1069
Pete Athas 28 LCB 14 0 20 180 0 22 9.0 180
Doug Kotar 23 RB 12 0 3 14 0 11 4.7 15 350 0 52 23.3 817
Ray Rhodes 24 14 0 10 124 0 40 12.4 1 27 0 27 27.0 283
Bobby Brooks 23 14 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 5 106 0 33 21.2 115
Joe Dawkins 26 FB 14 0 4 154 0 53 38.5 1047
Brian Kelley 23 MLB 13 13 3 25 0 19 8.3 25
Steve Crosby 24 9 0 2 47 0 29 23.5 146
Eldridge Small 25 RCB 12 0 2 46 0 24 23.0 46
Clyde Powers 23 ss 14 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Mickey Zofko 25 7 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
Team Total 25.8 14 41 408 0 40 10.0 59 1458 0 53 24.7 5711
Opp Total 14 43 0 45 1154 0 25.6

Kicking & Punting

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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 22 P 14 0 68 2709 64 2 39.8
Pete Gogolak 32 K 14 0 3 2 8 6 8 2 19 10 52.6% 23 21 91.3%
Steve Crosby 24 9 0 1 60 60 0 60.0
Team Total 25.8 14 3 2 8 6 8 2 19 10 52.6% 23 21 91.3% 69 2769 64 2 40.1
Opp Total 14 24 11 45.8% 38 32 84.2% 65 2353 36.2

Defense & Fumbles

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Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Pete Athas 28 LCB 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Chuck Crist 23 SS 13 0 3 20 0 20 0 1 0 0
Steve Crosby 24 9 0 1 0 0 0
Joe Dawkins 26 FB 14 0 6 3 0 0
Bob Grim 29 WR 14 0 1 0 0 0
Roy Hilton 31 LDE 14 0 0 1 71 1
Ron Hornsby 25 9 0 1 2 0 2
Pat Hughes 27 RLB 14 0 2 4 0 4 0 1 5 0
Bob Hyland 29 C 11 0 0 1 5 0
Ron A. Johnson 27 11 0 4 1 0 0
Brian Kelley 23 MLB 13 13 1 31 0 21 1 1 0 0
Doug Kotar 23 RB 12 0 4 1 0 0
Spider Lockhart 31 FS 14 0 2 0 0 0
Leon McQuay 24 RET 13 0 3 3 0 0
John Mendenhall 26 RDT 13 0 0 1 0 0
Craig Morton 31 QB 8 8 4 2 -14 0
Tom Mullen 23 LG 11 0 0 2 1 0
Jim Pietrzak 21 14 0 0 2 0 0
Ray Rhodes 24 14 0 1 0 0 0
Andy Selfridge 25 rlb 14 7 1 12 0 12 0 2 0 0
Eldridge Small 25 RCB 12 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Tucker 29 TE 13 0 1 0 0 0
Brad Van Pelt 23 LLB 12 0 2 22 0 13 0 2 0 0
Team Total 25.8 14 15 91 0 21 27 25 68 1
Opp Total 14 20 28 18

Scoring Summary

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Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts
Pete Gogolak 32 K 14 0 21 10 51
Ron A. Johnson 27 11 0 4 2 36
Joe Dawkins 26 FB 14 0 2 3 30
Doug Kotar 23 RB 12 0 4 24
Walker Gillette 27 WR 11 0 3 18
Bob Grim 29 WR 14 0 2 12
Bob Tucker 29 TE 13 0 2 12
Roy Hilton 31 LDE 14 0 1 6
Leon McQuay 24 RET 13 0 1 6
Team Total 25.8 14 11 12 1 21 10 195
Opp Total 14 15 22 32 11 299