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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.

The Giants chalked up 264 points, and the defensive squad conceded 197. Frank Gifford ran for a team-leading 819 yards for New York, and Alex Webster also aided the ground game.

Charlie Conerly passed for 1,143 yards. Frank Gifford topped the receiving corps, hauling in 51 passes for 603 yards.

Emlen Tunnell intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

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



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