1956 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
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
1956 New York Giants Results

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. Jim Howell coached the team. The 1956 New York Giants won the Championship.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Charlie Conerly1749051.711436.6105.774.04875.0
Don Heinrich883742.03694.255.755.74349.9
Bob Clatterbuck7457.1547.700.0114.32142.3
Frank Gifford5240.0357.0240.0120.02964.6
Kyle Rote100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals27513348.416015.8176.2145.148 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Gifford1598195.269 5
Alex Webster1786943.934 7
Mel Triplett1255154.125 5
Gene Filipski13856.535 1
Charlie Conerly11111.00
Don Chandler177.00
Kyle Rote351.70
Jimmy Patton2-1-0.50
Henry Moore2-2-1.00
Don Heinrich5-4-0.80
Totals49921294.369 18

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Gifford5160311.848 4
Kyle Rote2840514.531 4
Alex Webster211979.443 3
Ken MacAfee1418413.129 4
Bob Schnelker912213.619 1
Mel Triplett6488.035 1
Gene Filipski33712.321 0
Don Chandler155.00
Totals133160112.048 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ben Agajanian2323100.013538.538
Frank Gifford9888.92150.011
Don Chandler33100.03
Totals353497.115640.052

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Don Chandler59247341.963
Charlie Conerly13333.033
Totals60250641.863

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emlen Tunnell221205.514 0
Gene Filipski12525.025 0
Jimmy Patton12171.40
Johnny Hermann100.00
Totals361624.525 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gene Filipski1939020.530 0
Jimmy Patton1328321.831 0
Ed Hughes12727.027 0
Johnny Hermann11717.017 0
Mel Triplett122.00
Totals3571920.531 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emlen Tunnell68714.523 0
Sam Huff34916.327 0
Dick Nolan2178.517 0
Bill Svoboda231.50
Ed Hughes13838.038 0
Jimmy Patton122.00
Ray Beck122.00
Herb Rich100.00
Totals1719811.638 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
Frank Gifford5418065
Alex Webster7300060
Ben Agajanian523038
Mel Triplett51000036
Kyle Rote0400024
Ken MacAfee400024
Gene Filipski10000006
Bob Schnelker10006
Don Chandler000303
Andy Robustelli00012
Totals1817000000634001264