1941 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Steve Owen (8-3)
Location: New York, New York
1941 New York Giants Roster
1941 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1941 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Giants relinquished 114 points, fewest in the league. New York netted 238 points. Tuffy Leemans ran for a team-leading 332 yards.

Tuffy Leemans passed for 475 yards. Ward Cuff hauled in 19 passes for 317 yards.

George Franck and Ward Cuff each snatched 4 errant tosses from the opposition.

Steve Owen coached the team. The 1941 New York Giants lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tuffy Leemans663147.04757.246.157.64459.8
Ed Danowski241250.01797.528.3312.56563.0
Marion Pugh241250.01616.714.200.05385.6
Hank Soar5360.07515.0120.000.038143.8
Kay Eakin19526.3713.715.3421.14120.6
Andy Marefos8225.0698.6112.5112.57563.0
Len Eshmont3266.73210.7133.300.016141.7
Frank Reagan6116.7162.700.000.01639.6
George Franck100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tuffy Leemans1003323.326 4
Len Eshmont501643.325 0
Ward Cuff281575.637 0
Andy Marefos601532.611 2
Frank Reagan351464.221 4
George Franck481012.117 3
Hank Soar29903.119 0
Howie Yeager22673.039 1
Marion Pugh24502.145 0
Clint McClain9364.011 2
Dom Principe155.00
Kay Eakin27-5-0.217 0
Totals43312963.045 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ward Cuff1931716.741 2
Howie Yeager1122020.065 3
George Franck89511.944 1
Jim Poole67412.316 2
Kay Eakin58116.238 1
Will Walls47619.036 0
Jim Howell46215.542 1
Dom Principe45413.528 0
Vince Dennery16565.065 1
Ed Danowski11212.012 0
Andy Marefos155.00
Lee Shaffer155.00
Jack Lummus155.00
Len Eshmont144.00
Nello Falaschi133.00
Totals68107815.965 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ward Cuff201995.013538.534
Andy Marefos66100.05480.018
Win Pedersen11100.03
Hank Soar33100.03
Kay Eakin10.00
Marion Pugh10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Kay Eakin2094947.471
George Franck1871739.870
Frank Reagan1348837.554
Len Eshmont1143339.466
Ed Danowski27336.540

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Franck1319414.931 0
Tuffy Leemans1417012.118 0
Len Eshmont613121.834 0
Frank Reagan611318.827 0
Hank Soar45413.530 0
Howie Yeager24020.034 0
Ward Cuff11010.010 0
Marion Pugh155.00
Totals4771715.334 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Franck412030.00
Howie Yeager38929.70
Len Eshmont25427.00
Frank Reagan25025.00
Tuffy Leemans34816.00
Ward Cuff24623.00
Nello Falaschi23216.00
Will Walls22814.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ward Cuff415238.043 0
George Franck49423.545 0
Tuffy Leemans33511.726 0
Andy Marefos24824.040 0
Kay Eakin23316.533 0
Hank Soar23115.50
Len Younce22512.518 0
Clint McClain13434.034 0
Frank Reagan12828.028 0
Doug Oldershaw12626.026 1
Jim Poole11616.016 0
Chet Gladchuk11616.016 0
Nello Falaschi11010.010 0
Mel Hein199.00
Kayo Lunday155.00
Lee Shaffer144.00
Win Pedersen133.00
Totals2956919.645 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ward Cuff02000519046
Andy Marefos20046030
Howie Yeager130000024
George Franck3100000024
Tuffy Leemans400000024
Frank Reagan400000024
Jim Poole20100018
Clint McClain2000012
Vince Dennery10006
Jim Howell10006
Doug Oldershaw10006
Frank Cope10006
Kay Eakin0100006
Win Pedersen01003
Hank Soar0000303