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1972 New York Giants

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Record: 8-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 331 points (23.6/g), 8th of 26 in the NFL.
 Allowed 247 points (17.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of 84 points (6.0/g), 6th.
 Expected W-L: 9.3-4.7.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +9 (0.6/g), 5th.

Coached by Alex Webster (8-6-0)

1972 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 17 box L 0-1 @ Detroit Lions 16 30 14 245 133 112 2 18 392 200 192
2 Sun September 24 box L 0-2 Dallas Cowboys 14 23 14 355 271 84 2 18 297 158 139
3 Mon October 2 box W 1-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27 12 21 321 164 157 2 21 394 212 182 4
4 Sun October 8 box W 2-2 New Orleans Saints 45 21 20 357 149 208 2 15 286 228 58 6
5 Sun October 15 box W 3-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 23 17 18 269 129 140 2 18 342 257 85 5
6 Sun October 22 box W 4-2 St. Louis Cardinals 27 21 16 316 209 107 3 13 191 108 83 3
7 Sun October 29 box L 4-3 Washington Redskins 16 23 19 360 248 112 2 16 337 127 210 2
8 Sun November 5 box W 5-3 Denver Broncos 29 17 23 316 178 138 1 17 330 147 183 3
9 Sun November 12 box L 5-4 @ Washington Redskins 13 27 14 235 117 118 2 21 380 237 143 1
10 Sun November 19 box W 6-4 @ St. Louis Cardinals 13 7 16 247 97 150 12 207 21 186 2
11 Sun November 26 box W 7-4 Philadelphia Eagles 62 10 28 503 257 246 8 222 184 38 5
12 Sun December 3 box L 7-5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10 13 16 267 112 155 4 15 317 212 105 2
13 Sun December 10 box L 7-6 Miami Dolphins 13 23 21 343 222 121 6 16 367 163 204 1
14 Sun December 17 box W 8-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 23 3 25 349 175 174 1 10 132 85 47 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 331 4483 878 5.1 265 206 344 2461 20 15 7.0 124 524 2022 16 3.9 120 29 14 21
Team Defense 247 4194 772 5.4 218 182 333 2339 19 23 6.3 111 402 1855 9 4.6 101 38 15 6
Lg Rank Offense 8 4 3 17 5 5 8 4 4 11 11 20 7 12
Lg Rank Defense 7 18 6 10 21 20 7 21 2 14 4 24 5 10

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%
Norm Snead* 33 QB 14 13 8-5-0 196 325 60.3 2307 17 5.2 12 3.7 94 7.1 6.0 11.8 164.8 84.0 8 66 6.7 5.6 2.4
Randy Johnson 28 4 1 0-1-0 10 17 58.8 230 3 17.6 3 17.6 63 13.5 7.4 23.0 57.5 103.2 2 10 11.6 6.1 10.5
Tom Blanchard 24 P 14 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
Ron A. Johnson* 25 RB 14 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
Team Total 26.2 14 8-6-0 206 344 59.9 2537 20 5.8 15 4.4 94 7.4 6.0 12.3 181.2 83.9 10 76 7.0 5.6 2.8
Opp Total 14 182 333 54.7 2339 19 5.7 23 6.9 7.0 4.5 12.9 167.1 67.1 37 232 6.3 3.4

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
Ron A. Johnson* 25 RB 14 0 298 1182 9 35 4.0 84.4 21.3 45 451 10.0 5 39 3.2 32.2 1633 14 3
Charlie Evans 24 FB 8 0 91 317 4 24 3.5 39.6 11.4 26 182 7.0 1 18 3.3 22.8 499 5 6
Vince Clements 23 4 0 46 221 0 19 4.8 55.3 11.5 9 118 13.1 0 39 2.3 29.5 339 0 2
Joe Orduna 24 11 0 36 129 1 17 3.6 11.7 3.3 4 6 1.5 1 6 0.4 0.5 135 2 1
Norm Snead* 33 QB 14 13 10 21 0 15 2.1 1.5 0.7 21 0 4
Joe Morrison 35 14 0 9 36 0 45 4.0 2.6 0.6 5 39 7.8 0 13 0.4 2.8 75 0 1
Bobby Duhon 26 4 0 9 23 0 7 2.6 5.8 2.3 2 20 10.0 0 12 0.5 5.0 43 0 0
Randy Johnson 28 4 1 9 26 1 9 2.9 6.5 2.3 26 1 1
Rocky Thompson 25 RET 14 0 9 35 0 13 3.9 2.5 0.6 35 0 3
Bob Tucker 27 TE 14 0 3 6 1 13 2.0 0.4 0.2 55 764 13.9 4 39 3.9 54.6 770 5 4
Don Herrmann 25 WR 14 0 3 9 0 11 3.0 0.6 0.2 28 422 15.1 5 63 2.0 30.1 431 5 0
Tom Blanchard 24 P 14 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 1.2 0.1 17 0 0
Rich Houston 27 WR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 468 17.3 3 94 1.9 33.4 468 3 1
Bob Grim 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 67 13.4 1 17 0.4 5.2 67 1 3
Team Total 26.2 14 524 2022 16 45 3.9 144.4 37.4 206 2537 12.3 20 94 14.7 181.2 4559 36 32
Opp Total 14 402 1855 9 4.6 132.5 28.7 182 2339 12.9 19 13.0 167.1 4194 28 31

Kick & Punt Returns

Glossary · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+), · CSV · PRE
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Rocky Thompson 25 RET 14 0 29 821 1 92 28.3 856
Joe Orduna 24 11 0 12 244 0 39 20.3 379
Pete Athas 26 LCB 14 0 8 95 0 48 11.9 95
Bob Grim 27 13 0 7 10 0 10 1.4 77
John Douglas 27 14 0 4 43 0 22 10.8 43
Bobby Duhon 26 4 0 2 20 0 10 10.0 2 47 0 26 23.5 110
Chuck Crist 21 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Dick Enderle 25 LG 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
John Mendenhall 24 RDT 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Eldridge Small 23 14 0 1 100 0 77 100.0 100
Team Total 26.2 14 18 125 0 48 6.9 50 1262 1 92 25.2 5946
Opp Total 14 27 0 63 1516 0 24.1

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
Pete Gogolak 30 K 14 0 8 8 10 8 3 8 5 2 31 21 67.7% 38 34 89.5%
Tom Blanchard 24 P 14 0 47 2006 58 1 42.7
Team Total 26.2 14 8 8 10 8 3 8 5 2 31 21 67.7% 38 34 89.5% 47 2006 58 1 42.7
Opp Total 14 29 18 62.1% 28 25 89.3% 47 1791 38.1

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
Pete Athas 26 LCB 14 0 4 11 0 9 1 3 6 0
Otto Brown 25 13 0 1 2 0 2
Carter Campbell 25 14 0 0 1 0 0
Vince Clements 23 4 0 2 0 0 0
Chuck Crist 21 14 0 1 14 0 14 0 1 0 0
John Douglas 27 14 0 1 0 0 0
Dick Enderle 25 LG 14 0 0 1 0 0
Charlie Evans 24 FB 8 0 6 0 0 0
Jim Files 24 LLB 14 0 2 46 1 37 1 2 0 0
Richmond Flowers 25 SS 14 0 4 30 0 20 0 1 4 0
Bob Grim 27 13 0 3 2 0 0
Ron Hornsby 23 MLB 13 0 0 1 0 0
Rich Houston 27 WR 14 0 1 1 0 0
Pat Hughes 25 RLB 14 0 2 4 0 3 0 1 0 0
Larry Jacobson 23 LDT 14 0 0 1 0 0
Randy Johnson 28 4 1 1 0 0 0
Ron A. Johnson* 25 RB 14 0 3 0 0 0
Greg Larson 33 C 14 0 0 2 0 0
Spider Lockhart 29 FS 13 0 4 56 1 29 0 1 0 0
John Mendenhall 24 RDT 14 0 1 1 0 0
Joe Morrison 35 14 0 1 1 0 0
Joe Orduna 24 11 0 1 1 0 0
Henry Reed 24 LDE 14 0 0 1 0 0
Norm Snead* 33 QB 14 13 4 1 -9 0
Joe Taffoni 27 RT 14 0 0 1 0 0
Rocky Thompson 25 RET 14 0 3 2 0 0
Bob Tucker 27 TE 14 0 4 1 0 0
Doug Van Horn 28 RG 14 0 0 1 0 0
Willie Williams 30 RCB 14 0 4 42 0 18 0 3 0 0
Willie Young 29 LT 14 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 23 205 2 37 32 32 1 0
Opp Total 14 10 31 16

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 30 K 14 0 34 21 97
Ron A. Johnson* 25 RB 14 0 9 5 84
Charlie Evans 24 FB 8 0 4 1 30
Don Herrmann 25 WR 14 0 5 30
Bob Tucker 27 TE 14 0 1 4 30
Rich Houston 27 WR 14 0 3 18
Joe Orduna 24 11 0 1 1 12
Jim Files 24 LLB 14 0 1 6
Bob Grim 27 13 0 1 6
Randy Johnson 28 4 1 1 6
Spider Lockhart 29 FS 13 0 1 6
Rocky Thompson 25 RET 14 0 1 6
Team Total 26.2 14 16 20 1 2 34 21 331
Opp Total 14 9 19 25 18 247