1978 New York Giants Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: John McVay (6-10)
Location: New York, New York
1978 New York Giants Roster
1978 New York Giants Results

The New York Giants of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Giants chalked up 264 points, but the defensive squad conceded 298. Doug Kotar ran for a team-leading 625 yards for New York, and Bobby Hammond also contributed to the rushing attack.

Joe Pisarcik threw for 2,096 yards. Johnny Perkins topped the receiving corps, hauling in 32 passes, while Jim Robinson added 620 receiving yards.

Terry Jackson intercepted 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

John McVay coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Pisarcik30114347.520967.0124.0237.6672820552.1
Randy Dean391948.71884.812.637.74821639.3
Jerry Golsteyn401230.01102.800.012.52086229.2
Larry Mallory11100.03535.000.000.03500118.8
Dave Jennings11100.0-1-
Totals38217646.124286.4133.4277.167 38283


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Doug Kotar1496254.246 1
Bobby Hammond1315544.239 1
Larry Csonka913113.412 6
Dan Doornink603065.124 1
Billy Taylor732503.419 0
Randy Dean14946.719 0
Joe Pisarcik17684.011 1
Willie Spencer38611.62
Ernest Pough33311.025 0
Johnny Perkins133.00
Brian Kelley122.00
Dave Jennings100.00
Jerry Golsteyn1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals58023044.046 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Robinson3262019.452 2
Johnny Perkins3251416.167 3
Doug Kotar2222510.231 1
Bobby Hammond201738.626 2
Al Dixon1837620.947 3
Dan Doornink12665.524 0
Gary Shirk1012712.745 2
Billy Taylor9707.818 0
James Thompson711316.146 0
Larry Csonka77310.423 0
Emery Moorehead34515.025 0
Willie Spencer22512.522 0
Ernest Pough122.00
Brian Kelley1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals176242813.867 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Joe Danelo292793.1292172.490


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dave Jennings95399542.168

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Hammond221577.124 0
Jim Robinson191065.631 0
Maurice Tyler166.00
James Thompson242.00
Terry Jackson410.20
Totals482745.731 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ernest Pough1531320.940 0
Bobby Hammond1529019.329 0
Billy Taylor1119217.524 0
Gary Shirk56312.624 0
Emery Moorehead25226.029 0
John Skorupan45213.017 0
Doug Kotar35117.020 0
Beasley Reece24020.020 0
Willie Spencer11414.014 0
Frank Marion11212.012 0
Maurice Tyler122.00
Totals60108118.040 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Jackson711516.451 1
Ernie Jones310033.352 0
Harry Carson38628.742 0
Ray Rhodes37424.741 0
Brad Van Pelt33210.720 0
Brian Kelley12020.020 0
Odis McKinney11111.011 0
Totals2143820.952 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
Joe Danelo2127090
Larry Csonka6000036
Johnny Perkins0300018
Al Dixon300018
Bobby Hammond120000018
Willie Spencer20000012
Jim Robinson2000012
Doug Kotar11000012
Gary Shirk2000012
George Martin10006
Joe Pisarcik10006
Troy Archer10006
Maurice Tyler0010006
Dan Doornink100006
Terry Jackson010006


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