1947 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 2-8-2
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Steve Owen (2-8-2)
Location: New York, New York
1947 New York Giants Roster
1947 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 2 wins and 8 losses and 2 ties, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division.

New York stumbled, scoring only 190 points, while the leaky defense gave up 309. Paul Governali tossed for 1,461 yards. Ray Poole topped the receiving corps, hauling in 23 passes for 395 yards.

Gene Roberts ran for a team-leading 296 yards for the Giants.

Frank Reagan picked off 10 errant tosses from the opposition.

Steve Owen coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Paul Governali1978543.114617.4147.1168.15358.8
Jerry Niles571933.32694.711.8712.36415.8
Frank Reagan251248.01917.614.028.08853.9
Jim Blumenstock8450.0486.000.0112.51929.2
Art Faircloth5360.0306.0120.000.014116.7
Bill Paschal100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gene Roberts862963.446 1
Jim Blumenstock541683.125 2
Gordon Paschka481433.015 2
Bill Paschal411393.423 1
Paul Governali361323.728 2
George Franck24933.925 0
Howie Livingston19874.643 0
George Cheverko19633.320 0
Jerry Niles8243.020 0
Frank Reagan14221.620 0
John Cannady11414.014 0
Art Faircloth1090.90
Dave Brown650.80
Totals36611953.346 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Poole2339517.261 4
George Cheverko1730017.662 3
Frank Liebel1625816.138 1
Howie Livingston1227322.865 3
George Franck1026526.588 3
Tex Coulter810713.447 1
Victor Carroll712317.629 2
Joe Sulaitis7537.616 0
Jack Mead69115.241 0
Gene Roberts45814.530 0
Jim Blumenstock4153.824 0
Jim Howell34113.721 0
Gregg Browning11212.012 0
Duke Iverson11111.011 0
Dave Brown155.00
Bill Paschal133.00
Bill Miklich1-5-5.0-5 0
Gordon Paschka1-6-6.0-6 0
Totals123199916.388 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ken Strong252496.05240.030
Len Younce11100.011100.04


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Frank Reagan61261342.867
George Franck729742.454
Art Faircloth415939.845
Paul Governali414235.542
Len Younce14343.043

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Reagan271826.735 0
George Cheverko58817.632 0
George Franck66010.035 0
Dave Brown4225.514 0
Bill Paschal11111.011 0
Jim Blumenstock188.00
Totals443718.435 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Howie Livingston920322.634 0
Gene Roberts814117.623 0
George Cheverko713519.328 0
George Franck712117.340 0
Jim Blumenstock27738.542 0
Art Faircloth26231.037 0
Frank Reagan23417.020 0
Dave Brown13030.030 0
Joe Sulaitis22311.514 0
Gordon Paschka12020.020 0
Duke Iverson11616.016 0
Tex Coulter2168.012 0
Frank Liebel11212.012 0
Jerry Niles11212.012 0
Bill Miklich133.00
Totals4790519.342 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Reagan1020320.371 0
Howie Livingston46917.240 0
George Cheverko35418.027 0
Len Younce34414.724 0
Victor Carroll13131.031 0
Joe Sulaitis11818.018 0
Jim White11616.016 0
George Franck100.00
John Cannady100.00
Ray Poole100.00
Bob Morris100.00
Totals2743516.171 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ken Strong224030
Ray Poole4000024
Howie Livingston030000018
George Cheverko0300000018
George Franck0300000018
Paul Governali200012
Victor Carroll2000012
Gordon Paschka20000012
Jim Blumenstock200000012
Tex Coulter100006
Bill Paschal1000006
Jim White010006
Gene Roberts1000006
Frank Liebel100006
Len Younce01104