1979 New York Giants Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Ray Perkins (6-10)
Location: New York, New York
1979 New York Giants Statistics
1979 New York Giants Roster

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Giants labored to change the scoreboard with just 237 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 323. Billy Taylor ran for a team-leading 700 yards for New York, while Doug Kotar also buoyed the ground attack.

Phil Simms passed for 1,743 yards. Gary Shirk hauled in 31 passes, while Earnest Gray added 537 receiving yards. Billy Taylor and Doug Kotar provided receiving help as well.

Brian Kelley, Terry Jackson and Harry Carson each intercepted 3 errant tosses from the opposition.

Ray Perkins coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 237
Regular Season Points Against: 323

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 2, 1979 New York Giants 17 at Philadelphia Eagles 23 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 9, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 27 at New York Giants 14 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
September 17, 1979 New York Giants 0 at Washington Redskins 27 L 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-3-0
September 23, 1979 Philadelphia Eagles 17 at New York Giants 13 L 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-4-0
September 30, 1979 New York Giants 14 at New Orleans Saints 24 L 0-2-0 0-3-0 0-5-0
October 7, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 at New York Giants 17 W 1-2-0 0-3-0 1-5-0
October 14, 1979 San Francisco 49ers 16 at New York Giants 32 W 2-2-0 0-3-0 2-5-0
October 21, 1979 New York Giants 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 17 W 2-2-0 1-3-0 3-5-0
October 28, 1979 New York Giants 20 at Los Angeles Rams 14 W 2-2-0 2-3-0 4-5-0
November 4, 1979 Dallas Cowboys 16 at New York Giants 14 L 2-3-0 2-3-0 4-6-0
November 11, 1979 Atlanta Falcons 3 at New York Giants 24 W 3-3-0 2-3-0 5-6-0
November 18, 1979 New York Giants 3 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 L 3-3-0 2-4-0 5-7-0
November 25, 1979 Washington Redskins 6 at New York Giants 14 W 4-3-0 2-4-0 6-7-0
December 2, 1979 New York Giants 7 at Dallas Cowboys 28 L 4-3-0 2-5-0 6-8-0
December 9, 1979 New York Giants 20 at St. Louis Cardinals 29 L 4-3-0 2-6-0 6-9-0
December 16, 1979 Baltimore Colts 31 at New York Giants 7 L 4-4-0 2-6-0 6-10-0