1956 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-3-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Jim Howell (8-3-1)
Location: New York, New York
1956 New York Giants Roster
The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.
The Giants chalked up 264 points, and the defensive squad conceded 197. Frank Gifford ran for a team-leading 819 yards for New York, and Alex Webster also aided the ground game.
Charlie Conerly passed for 1,143 yards. Frank Gifford topped the receiving corps, hauling in 51 passes for 603 yards.
Emlen Tunnell intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition.
Jim Howell coached the team. The 1956 New York Giants won the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 264
Regular Season Points Against: 197
|September 30, 1956||New York Giants 38 at San Francisco 49ers 21||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|October 7, 1956||New York Giants 27 at Chicago Cardinals 35||L||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 14, 1956||New York Giants 21 at Cleveland Browns 9||W||0-0-0||2-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 21, 1956||Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at New York Giants 38||W||1-0-0||2-1-0||3-1-0|
|October 28, 1956||Philadelphia Eagles 3 at New York Giants 20||W||2-0-0||2-1-0||4-1-0|
|November 4, 1956||New York Giants 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14||W||2-0-0||3-1-0||5-1-0|
|November 11, 1956||Chicago Cardinals 10 at New York Giants 23||W||3-0-0||3-1-0||6-1-0|
|November 18, 1956||New York Giants 7 at Washington Redskins 33||L||3-0-0||3-2-0||6-2-0|
|November 25, 1956||Chicago Bears 17 at New York Giants 17||T||3-0-1||3-2-0||6-2-1|
|December 2, 1956||Washington Redskins 14 at New York Giants 28||W||4-0-1||3-2-0||7-2-1|
|December 9, 1956||Cleveland Browns 24 at New York Giants 7||L||4-1-1||3-2-0||7-3-1|
|December 15, 1956||New York Giants 21 at Philadelphia Eagles 7||W||4-1-1||4-2-0||8-3-1|
|December 30, 1956||Chicago Bears 7 at New York Giants 47||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||NFL Championship|