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New York Giants

1956 New York Giants Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3
Finished 1st in the NFL's East Division

Postseason: 1-0

Won Championship

Coach: Jim Howell (8-3-1)

1956 New York Giants Roster
1956 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-0. Jim Howell coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Charlie Conerly1749051.711436.6105.774.048 75.0
Don Heinrich883742.03694.255.755.743 49.9
Bob Clatterbuck7457.1547.700.0114.321 42.3
Frank Gifford5240.0357.0240.0120.029 64.6
Kyle Rote100.000.000.000.039.6
Totals27513348.416015.8176.2145.148 00
Opponents29714950.216385.5124.0175.7

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Frank Gifford1598195.269 5
Alex Webster1786943.934 7
Mel Triplett1255154.125 5
Gene Filipski13856.535 1
Charlie Conerly11111.00
Don Chandler177.00
Kyle Rote351.70
Jimmy Patton2-1-0.50
Henry Moore2-2-1.00
Don Heinrich5-4-0.80
Totals49921294.369 18
Opponents41514433.510

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Frank Gifford5160311.848 4
Kyle Rote2840514.531 4
Alex Webster211979.443 3
Ken MacAfee1418413.129 4
Bob Schnelker912213.619 1
Mel Triplett6488.035 1
Gene Filipski33712.321 0
Don Chandler155.00
Totals133160112.048 17
Opponents14916385.512

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Ben Agajanian2323100.013538.538
Frank Gifford9888.92150.011
Don Chandler33100.00.03
Totals353497.115640.052
Opponents252496.016743.845

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Don Chandler59247341.963
Charlie Conerly13333.033
Totals60250641.863
Opponents62226336.5

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Emlen Tunnell221205.514 0
Jimmy Patton12171.40
Gene Filipski12525.025 0
Johnny Hermann100.00
Totals361624.525 0
Opponents340.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Gene Filipski1939020.530 0
Jimmy Patton1328321.831 0
Ed Hughes12727.027 0
Johnny Hermann11717.017 0
Mel Triplett122.00
Totals3571920.531 0
Opponents46103322.5 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Emlen Tunnell68714.523 0
Sam Huff34916.327 0
Dick Nolan2178.517 0
Bill Svoboda231.50
Ed Hughes13838.038 0
Ray Beck122.00
Jimmy Patton122.00
Herb Rich100.00
Totals1719811.638 0
Opponents14nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Ray Beck012000
Rosey Brown01000
Gene Filipski3000
Frank Gifford5100
Rosey Grier03000
Don Heinrich22000
Sam Huff002000
Ed Hughes001000
Jerry Huth02000
Jim Katcavage01000
Cliff Livingston02000
Dick Modzelewski01000
Jimmy Patton022000
Herb Rich001600
Andy Robustelli0100
Bob Schnelker0100
Bill Svoboda002000
Mel Triplett10200
Emlen Tunnell001000
Alex Webster4000
Dick Yelvington01000
Walt Yowarsky01000
Totals000000027306000
Opponents3216

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Andy Robustelli012
Ben Agajanian052338
Don Chandler00033
Gene Filipski100006
Frank Gifford5401865
Ken MacAfee4024
Kyle Rote04024
Bob Schnelker106
Mel Triplett510036
Alex Webster73060
Totals18170000063401264
Opponents1012007241197