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1961 New York Giants (NFL)

1st place Eastern Conference 10-3-1 .769
1961 NFLPrevious SeasonNext SeasonRoster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Allie Sherman
Don HeinrichBackfield
Ken KavanaughOffensive Ends
Ed KolmanLine
Harland SvareDefense
SCORES
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.
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
49Erich BarnesLCB6-220126Purdue1413
79Rosey BrownLOT6-324929Morgan State1414
34Don ChandlerP6-220827Bacone Indian JC; Florida140
42Charley ConerlyQB6-118540Mississippi134
62Darrell DessLOG6-024326North Carolina State1414
35Bob GaitersHB-FB5-1021023Santa Ana JC; New Mexico State149
76Rosey GrierRDT6-528429Penn State1414
11Lee GrosscupQB6-118625Washington; Santa Monica JC; Utah40
12Pete HallTE-SE-FL6-321022Marquette122
52Larry HayesMLB6-323027Vanderbilt140
70Sam HuffMLB6-123027West Virginia1414
72Charlie JaneretteROT6-325323Penn State143
41Gene JohnsonRCB6-018726Cincinnati30
75Jim KatcavageLDE6-323727Dayton1414
24Phil KingFB6-422325Vanderbilt50
53Greg LarsonROT-C6-224922Minnesota1411
89Cliff LivingstonLLB6-321231Orange Coast JC; UCLA1313
22Dick LynchRCB6-120225Notre Dame1414
77Dick ModzelewskiLDT6-025830Maryland1414
40Joe MorrisonHB-S-FB6-121024Cincinnati137
25Dick NolanLS6-118529Maryland99
20Jimmy PattonRS5-1118328Mississippi1414
81Andy RobustelliRDE6-123036Arnold1414
44Kyle RoteFL6-019933Southern Methodist1414
82Tom ScottRLB6-221931Virginia1313
85Del ShofnerSE6-318827Baylor1414
83Bob SimmsRLB-LLB6-221723Rutgers142
61Zeke SmithOG6-223325Auburn120
48Bill StitsLCB6-019430UCLA101
66Jack StroudROG6-123533Tennessee1211
88Pat SummerallK6-422831Arkansas140
14Y.A. TittleQB6-018235Louisiana State1310
65Mickey WalkerOG6-023222Michigan State143
80Joe WaltonTE5-1120226Pittsburgh1211
21Allan WebbLS-HB5-1118028Arnold102
29Alex WebsterFB-HB6-321830North Carolina State1413
28Joel WellsHB-FL6-119826Clemson142
55Ray WietechaC6-122533Michigan State; Northwestern1414
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollegeNotes
217Bob GaitersBNew Mexico State
225Bruce TarboxGSyracuse
446Ben DavidsonTWashington
567Jerry DanielsEMississippi
681Greg LarsonCMinnesota
795Jim CollierEArkansas
8109Allen GreenCMississippi
9123Moses GrayTIndiana
10137Glen KnightEShaw
11151Bob BentonTMississippi
12165Jackie MoynihanQBHoly Cross
13179Jerry FieldsBOhio State
14193Gene WhiteBFlorida A&M
15207Cody BinkleyCVanderbilt
16221Bernie VishneskiTVirginia Tech
17235Sylvester CooperTCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
18249Ken DesmaraisCHoly Cross
19263Bob ReublinBBowling Green State
20277Don McKetaBWashington
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals6810810290
Opponents Totals81313573
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2759916016/ %/ %59629
Opponents Totals2128611016/ %/ %67677
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 Stits101100
Pat Summerall0001100
Y.A. Tittle0010100
Joe Walton100000
Allan Webb120200
Alex Webster510100
Joel Wells650500
Team Totals4020202141761
Opponents Totals43212220421
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