1966 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 1-12-1
Finishing 8th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Allie Sherman (1-12-1)
Location: New York, New York
1966 New York Giants Roster
1966 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 1 wins and 12 losses and 1 ties, finishing eighth in the NFL's East Division.

The Giants scored 263 points, but the shaky defensive squad allowed 501, most in the circuit. Gary Wood passed for 1,142 yards, and Earl Morrall spent time under center, too. Homer Jones topped pass catchers, hauling in 48 passes for 1,044 yards. Joe Morrison and Aaron Thomas contributed to the receiving game as well.

Chuck Mercein ran for a team-leading 327 yards for New York, while Joe Morrison and Allen Jacobs additionally aided the ground game.

Spider Lockhart intercepted 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Allie Sherman coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Gary Wood1708147.611426.763.5137.65849.7
Earl Morrall1517147.011057.374.6127.99854.1
Tom Kennedy1005555.07487.577.066.08277.4
Dan Lewis11100.
Ernie Koy200.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Mercein943273.522 0
Joe Morrison672754.120 2
Allen Jacobs772733.519 1
Gary Wood281967.028 3
Dan Lewis321645.157 1
Ernie Koy661462.213 0
Homer Jones5438.611 0
Tom Kennedy5163.210 0
Earl Morrall5122.40
Steve Thurlow177.00
Totals38014593.857 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Homer Jones48104421.898 8
Joe Morrison4672415.749 6
Aaron Thomas4368315.950 4
Chuck Mercein271525.620 0
Bobby Crespino1616710.419 2
Allen Jacobs10696.929 0
Ernie Koy8435.426 0
Dan Lewis68714.525 0
Del Shofner3196.30
Pep Menefee11111.011 0
Totals208299914.498 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pete Gogolak312993.5281657.177


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ernie Koy49193239.455
Spider Lockhart413132.842

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Spider Lockhart171136.621 0
Phil Harris571.40
Totals221205.521 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Clarence Childs3485525.190 1
Phil Harris2248021.855 0
Dan Lewis1321416.537 0
Ernie Koy3206.714 0
Allen Jacobs2189.018 0
Freeman White2147.00
Wendell Harris199.00
Willie Young263.00
Roger Davis100.00
Totals80161620.290 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Spider Lockhart6203.314 0
Henry Carr411027.5101 1
Clarence Childs23216.029 0
Jerry Hillebrand13131.031 1
Wendell Harris12020.020 0
Jimmy Patton133.00
Larry Vargo111.00
Jeff Smith100.00
Totals1721712.8101 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pete Gogolak1629077
Joe Morrison2600048
Homer Jones0800048
Aaron Thomas400024
Gary Wood300018
Bobby Crespino200012
Dan Lewis1000006
Henry Carr10006
Allen Jacobs1000006
Jerry Hillebrand10006
Clarence Childs100006
Wendell Harris0010006