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New York Giants

1959 New York Giants Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-2
Finished 1st in the NFL's East Division

Postseason: 0-1

Lost Championship

Coach: Jim Howell (10-2)

1959 New York Giants Roster
1959 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 10 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Jim Howell coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Charlie Conerly19411358.217068.8147.242.177 102.7
George Shaw362466.743312.012.812.846 105.4
Don Heinrich582237.93295.711.7610.349 23.5
Frank Gifford11545.515113.7218.2218.243 92.0
Joe Morrison2150.0147.000.000.014 72.9
Alex Webster100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals30216554.626338.7186.0134.377 00
Opponents30413745.115825.2113.6227.2

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Frank Gifford1065405.179 3
Mel Triplett913814.220 1
Alex Webster792503.216 5
Phil King722323.224 0
Joe Morrison621652.714 1
Charlie Conerly15382.510 1
Don Chandler12424.024 0
George Scott2105.00
Don Heinrich231.50
George Shaw331.00
Totals43316463.879 11
Opponents37912613.36

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Frank Gifford4276818.377 4
Bob Schnelker3771419.366 6
Alex Webster2738114.141 2
Kyle Rote2536214.534 4
Joe Morrison1718310.837 1
Phil King79814.035 1
Mel Triplett67813.025 0
Pat Summerall23216.021 0
George Scott11212.012 0
Joe Biscaha155.00
Totals165263316.077 18
Opponents13715825.211

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Pat Summerall3030100.0292069.090
Don Chandler22100.010.02
Totals3232100.0302066.792
Opponents222090.916637.538

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Don Chandler55256546.662
Totals55256546.662
Opponents72307442.7

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Joe Morrison15513.412 0
George Scott12171.413 0
Lindon Crow11666.022 0
Jimmy Patton8232.914 0
Bill Stits471.80
Totals501643.322 0
Opponents380.0 4

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Joe Morrison1534523.029 0
George Scott1025325.333 0
Phil King48421.031 0
Rosey Brown11818.018 0
Pat Summerall133.00
Totals3170322.733 0
Opponents52122923.6 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Dick Nolan55711.434 0
Lindon Crow55410.830 1
Jimmy Patton5132.612 0
Harland Svare311839.370 1
Cliff Livingston22512.516 0
Sam Huff12121.021 0
Dick Lynch100.00
Totals2228813.170 2
Opponents13nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Joe Biscaha01000
Rosey Brown01000
Charlie Conerly2000
Lindon Crow01100
Darrell Dess01000
Frank Gifford5200
Rosey Grier01000
Don Heinrich10000
Sam Huff004510
Jim Katcavage02000
Phil King3000
Cliff Livingston001000
Dick Lynch002000
Dick Modzelewski03000
Joe Morrison5200
Andy Robustelli013300
Bob Schmidt01000
George Scott41000
Bill Stits20000
Harland Svare00100
Mel Triplett5000
Alex Webster2000
Ray Wietecha01000
Totals0000000302638100
Opponents2916

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Don Chandler0022
Charlie Conerly106
Lindon Crow0106
Frank Gifford34042
Sam Huff0106
Phil King01006
Joe Morrison1100012
Kyle Rote4024
Bob Schnelker6036
Pat Summerall000203090
Harland Svare106
Mel Triplett1006
Alex Webster52042
Totals111800210203200284
Opponents61140620170