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New York Giants

1978 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finished 4th in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division

Coach: John McVay (6-10)

1978 New York Giants Roster
1978 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division. John McVay coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Joe Pisarcik30114347.520967.0124.0237.667 2820552.1
Randy Dean391948.71884.812.637.748 21639.3
Jerry Golsteyn401230.01102.800.012.520 86229.2
Larry Mallory11100.03535.000.000.035 00118.8
Dave Jennings11100.0-1-1.000.000.0-1 0079.2
Totals38217646.124286.4133.4277.167 38283
Opponents44321047.423865.4102.3214.7

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Doug Kotar1496254.246 1
Bobby Hammond1315544.239 1
Larry Csonka913113.412 6
Dan Doornink603065.124 1
Billy Taylor732503.419 0
Randy Dean14946.719 0
Joe Pisarcik17684.011 1
Willie Spencer38611.62
Ernest Pough33311.025 0
Johnny Perkins133.00
Brian Kelley122.00
Dave Jennings100.00
Jerry Golsteyn1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals58023044.046 12
Opponents64026564.225

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jim Robinson3262019.452 2
Johnny Perkins3251416.167 3
Doug Kotar2222510.231 1
Bobby Hammond201738.726 2
Al Dixon1837620.947 3
Dan Doornink12665.524 0
Gary Shirk1012712.745 2
Billy Taylor9707.818 0
James Thompson711316.146 0
Larry Csonka77310.423 0
Emery Moorehead34515.025 0
Willie Spencer22512.522 0
Ernest Pough122.00
Brian Kelley1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals176242813.867 13
Opponents21023865.410

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Joe Danelo292793.1292172.490
Totals292793.1292172.490
Opponents383284.2261246.268

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Dave Jennings95399542.168
Totals95399542.168
Opponents90333937.1

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Bobby Hammond221577.124 0
Jim Robinson191065.631 0
Terry Jackson410.30
James Thompson242.00
Maurice Tyler166.00
Totals482745.731 0
Opponents610.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ernest Pough1531320.940 0
Bobby Hammond1529019.329 0
Billy Taylor1119217.524 0
Gary Shirk56312.624 0
John Skorupan45213.017 0
Doug Kotar35117.020 0
Emery Moorehead25226.029 0
Beasley Reece24020.020 0
Willie Spencer11414.014 0
Frank Marion11212.012 0
Maurice Tyler122.00
Totals60108118.040 0
Opponents55119721.8 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Terry Jackson711516.451 1
Ernie Jones310033.352 0
Harry Carson38628.742 0
Ray Rhodes37424.741 0
Brad Van Pelt33210.720 0
Brian Kelley12020.020 0
Odis McKinney11111.011 0
Totals2143820.952 1
Opponents270.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Troy Archer012010
Bill Bryant01000
Harry Carson001000
Larry Csonka1000
Al Dixon1100
Dan Doornink2000
Jerry Golsteyn10000
Jack Gregory02000
Bobby Hammond4300
Terry Jackson00100
Dave Jennings12-1300
Gary Jeter01000
Ernie Jones0052000
Brian Kelley012000
Doug Kotar1000
Frank Marion01000
Odis McKinney001000
John Mendenhall01000
Jim Pietrzak10000
Joe Pisarcik21-30
Ernest Pough21000
Jim Robinson1100
Willie Spencer2100
Billy Taylor30-1100
Maurice Tyler0100
Totals0000000232813100
Opponents3618

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Joe Pisarcik106
Johnny Perkins03018
Jim Robinson20012
Gary Shirk20012
Maurice Tyler0016
Willie Spencer200012
George Martin16
Doug Kotar110012
Joe Danelo0212790
Larry Csonka60036
Al Dixon3018
Dan Doornink1006
Terry Jackson0106
Bobby Hammond1200018
Troy Archer106
Totals121300112212700264
Opponents25100012321298