1953 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-9
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Steve Owen (3-9)
Location: New York, New York
1953 New York Giants Roster
1953 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division.

The Giants struggled to score 179 points, worst in the circuit, and the defensive squad conceded 277. Charlie Conerly tossed for 1,711 yards. Eddie Price hauled in 26 passes, while Kyle Rote added 440 receiving yards.

Sonny Grandelius ran for a team-leading 278 yards for New York, and Kyle Rote additionally aided the ground game.

Emlen Tunnell intercepted 6 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
Charlie Conerly30314347.217115.6134.3258.36044.9
Arnie Galiffa13430.81299.917.7538.57555.1
Bill Mackrides15640.0533.516.7320.0032.8
Frank Gifford6350.0477.8116.700.021116.0
Kyle Rote8225.0455.600.0112.52310.9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sonny Grandelius1082782.631 1
Kyle Rote632133.418 1
Eddie Price1012062.015 2
Frank Gifford501573.115 2
Charlie Conerly24913.824 0
Buford Long20582.921 0
Randy Clay16261.60
Merwin Hodel5112.20
Butch Avinger561.20
Bill Mackrides122.00
Arnie Galiffa510.20
Totals39810492.631 6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kyle Rote2644016.975 5
Eddie Price262339.031 1
Frank Gifford1829216.249 4
Ray Pelfrey1723313.760 3
Cliff Anderson1625816.132 0
Bill Stribling1617510.919 0
Sonny Grandelius15805.326 0
Buford Long1422015.755 2
Randy Clay55110.233 1
Butch Avinger284.00
Merwin Hodel2-15-7.50
Joe Scott11010.010 0
Totals158198512.675 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Randy Clay222090.97228.626
Frank Gifford22100.05120.05


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Landry44177240.360
Butch Avinger42159738.069

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emlen Tunnell382235.937 0
Frank Gifford161066.640 0
Tom Landry155.00
Totals553346.140 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emlen Tunnell1747928.286 0
Frank Gifford1332725.255 0
Buford Long719828.336 0
Tom Landry23819.023 0
Randy Clay12020.020 0
Joe Sulaitis11515.015 0
Totals41107726.386 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emlen Tunnell611719.544 0
Buford Long35919.726 0
Tom Landry35518.330 0
Jim Duncan33913.031 0
Randy Clay22211.022 0
Frank Gifford16666.050 1
John Cannady13333.033 0
Dick Woodard11010.010 0
Joe Sulaitis166.00
Don Menasco155.00
Ray Wietecha100.00
Totals2341217.950 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Frank Gifford2400112047
Kyle Rote1500036
Randy Clay0100220032
Eddie Price2100018
Ray Pelfrey300018
Buford Long0200000114
Bill Albright10006
Sonny Grandelius100006