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1974 New York Giants: 2-12-0
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Home record: 0-7-0 (92 points scored, 145 allowed) Road record: 2-5-0 (103 points scored, 148 allowed) Head Coach: Bill Arnsparger 195 points scored (22nd of 26 teams), 293 points allowed (23rd) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 207 393 2,193 (14) 5.31 12 26 441 1,496 (20) 3.4 11 3,689 (18) 36 Defense: 245 415 2,541 (23) 5.78 22 15 521 1,916 (16) 3.7 15 4,457 (24) 25


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 3 Pete Gogolak K 14 6'2 190 32 11 Cornell 10 Brad Van Pelt LB 12 6'5 235 23 2 Michigan State 12 Jim Del Gaizo QB 4 6'1 190 27 3 Syracuse 13 Dave Jennings P 14 6'4 205 22 R St. Lawrence 15 Craig Morton QB 8 6'4 210 31 10 California 16 Norm Snead QB 5 6'4 215 35 14 Wake Forest 18 Eldridge Small DB 12 6'1 190 25 3 Texas A&I 19 Carl Summerell QB 7 6'4 208 22 R East Carolina 20 Jim Stienke DB 13 5'11 182 23 2 Southwest Texas State 22 Honor Jackson DB 12 6'1 195 25 3 Pacific 24 Chuck Crist DB 13 6'2 205 23 3 Penn State 25 Leon McQuay RB 13 5'9 195 24 1 Tampa 26 Joe Dawkins RB 14 5'11 220 26 5 Wisconsin 27 Bob Grim WR 14 6'0 200 29 8 Oregon State 29 Ed Jenkins RB 4 6'2 210 24 2 Holy Cross 30 Ron Johnson RB 11 6'1 205 27 6 Michigan 33 Steve Crosby RB 9 5'11 205 24 R Fort Hays State 34 Mickey Zofko RB 7 6'3 195 25 4 Auburn 37 Bobby Brooks DB 14 6'1 195 23 R Bishop 38 Bob Tucker TE 13 6'3 230 29 5 Bloomsburg 39 Clyde Powers DB 14 6'1 195 23 R Oklahoma 43 Spider Lockhart DB 14 6'2 175 31 10 North Texas State 44 Doug Kotar RB 12 5'11 205 23 R Kentucky 45 Pete Athas DB 14 5'11 185 28 4 Tennessee 52 John Hill OT 12 6'2 245 24 3 Lehigh 54 Bill Singletary LB 3 6'2 230 23 1 Temple 55 Brian Kelley LB 13 6'3 222 23 2 California Lutheran 56 Pat Hughes LB 14 6'2 225 27 5 Boston University 57 Andy Selfridge LB 14 6'4 220 25 2 Virginia 61 Karl Chandler C 14 6'5 250 22 R Princeton 62 Dick Enderle OG 14 6'1 250 26 6 Minnesota 63 Doug Van Horn OT 14 6'2 245 30 8 Ohio State 64 John Mendenhall DT 13 6'1 255 25 3 Grambling 66 Rick Dvorak DE 13 6'4 235 22 R Wichita State 67 Ron Hornsby LB 9 6'3 228 25 4 Southeastern Louisiana 69 Willie Young OT 12 6'0 255 31 9 Grambling 70 Bob Hyland C 11 6'5 255 29 8 Boston College 71 Gary Pettigrew DT 5 6'4 255 30 9 Stanford 72 George Hasenohrl DT 5 6'1 260 23 1 Ohio State 72 Carl Wafer DT 1 6'3 250 23 R Tennessee State 73 Tom Mullen OG 11 6'3 245 22 R Southwest Missouri State 74 John Hicks OG 14 6'2 258 23 R Ohio State 75 Larry Jacobson DT 11 6'6 260 24 3 Nebraska 76 Jim Pietrzak DT 14 6'5 260 21 R Eastern Michigan 78 Roy Hilton DE 14 6'6 240 31 10 Jackson State 80 Henry Reed LB 13 6'3 230 26 4 Weber State 80 John Strada TE 1 6'3 230 21 R William Jewell 81 Jack Gregory DE 14 6'6 255 30 8 Delta State 82 Ray Rhodes WR 14 5'11 185 24 R Tulsa 83 Chip Glass TE 13 6'4 235 27 6 Florida State 84 Walker Gillette WR 11 6'5 200 27 5 Richmond 85 Don Herrmann WR 8 6'2 205 27 6 Waynesburg 88 Don Clune WR 4 6'3 195 22 R Pennsylvania
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Craig Morton 237 122 51.5 1,510 6.37 12.4 9 3.8 13 5.5 13 97 61.3 Norm Snead 111 67 60.4 615 5.54 9.2 3 2.7 7 6.3 5 42 58.2 Jim Del Gaizo 32 12 37.5 165 5.16 13.8 0 0.0 3 9.4 1 11 15.8 Carl Summerell 13 6 46.2 59 4.54 9.8 0 0.0 3 23.1 1 6 19.9
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Joe Dawkins            46    332    7.2    3
Bob Tucker             41    496   12.1    2
Walker Gillette        29    466   16.1    3
Bob Grim               28    466   16.6    2
Ron Johnson            24    171    7.1    2
Don Herrmann           10     97    9.7    0
Doug Kotar             10     57    5.7    0
Ray Rhodes              9    138   15.3    0
Leon McQuay             5     59   11.8    0
Chip Glass              3     23    7.7    0
Steve Crosby            2     44   22.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Joe Dawkins           156    561    3.6    2
Doug Kotar            106    396    3.7    4
Leon McQuay            55    240    4.4    1
Ron Johnson            97    218    2.2    4
Steve Crosby           14     55    3.9    0
Jim Del Gaizo           3     15    5.0    0
Carl Summerell          2      8    4.0    0
Craig Morton            4      5    1.2    0
Norm Snead              3      4    1.3    0
Ray Rhodes              1     -6   -6.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Leon McQuay            25    689   27.6    0
Doug Kotar             15    350   23.3    0
Bobby Brooks            5    106   21.2    0
Joe Dawkins             4    154   38.5    0
Brian Kelley            3     25    8.3    0
Steve Crosby            2     47   23.5    0
Eldridge Small          2     46   23.0    0
Ray Rhodes              1     27   27.0    0
Mickey Zofko            1     14   14.0    0
Clyde Powers            1      0    0.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Pete Athas             20    180    9.0    1    0
Ray Rhodes             10    124   12.4    0    0
Leon McQuay             7     81   11.6    1    0
Doug Kotar              3     14    4.7    0    0
Bobby Brooks            1      9    9.0    0    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Dave Jennings 68 2,709 39.8 0 0 2 0 0 38.7 Steve Crosby 1 60 60.0 0 0 0 0 0 60.0 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Pete Gogolak 0/0 2/3 6/8 2/8 0/0 10/19 21/23 51 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Pete Athas 2 0 0 Chuck Crist 3 20 0 Ron Hornsby 1 2 0 Pat Hughes 2 4 0 Brian Kelley 1 31 0 Spider Lockhart 2 0 0 Andy Selfridge 1 12 0 Eldridge Small 1 0 0 Brad Van Pelt 2 22 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 1 3 OG John Hicks 52 Ohio State 2 28 OG Tom Mullen 50 S.W. Missouri State 3 55 DE Rick Dvorak 47 Wichita State 4 80 QB Carl Summerell 10 East Carolina 5 107 WR Don Clune 28 Pennsylvania 5 119 DB Clyde Powers 57 Oklahoma [pick acquired from KC] 6 132 OT Jim Pietrzak 140 Eastern Michigan 7 159 TE Marty Woolbright South Carolina 8 184 DE Ezil Bibbs Grambling 9 211 RB Jim Rathje Northern Michigan 10 236 WR Ray Rhodes 97 Tulsa 11 263 DB Bobby Brooks 32 Bishop 12 288 DB James Sims 2 USC 13 315 OT Dennis Colvin S.W. Texas State 14 340 OT Mike Hayes Virginia State 15 367 WR Larry Jones 51 N.E. Missouri State 16 392 OG Buddy Brown Alabama 17 419 RB Steve Crosby 15 Fort Hays State

Traded draft picks: none


Transactions:
04-25-1974traded the Giants' #7 pick in the 1976 draft to Bills for Leo Hart
05-17-1974Greg Larson retired
06-11-1974traded Joe Orduna and the Giants' #6 pick in the 1975 draft to Colts for Roy Hilton
08-17-1974traded the Giants' #14 pick in the 1975 draft to Dolphins for Ed Jenkins
08-29-1974traded a #7 pick in the 1975 draft to Chargers for Bill Rudder
09-04-1974traded the Giants' #3 pick in the 1975 draft to Broncos for Joe Dawkins
09-09-1974traded the Giants' #3 pick in the 1976 draft to Packers for Jim Del Gaizo
09-12-1974claimed Walker Gillette on waivers from Cardinals
10-22-1974traded Norm Snead to 49ers for San Francisco's #3 pick in the 1975 draft and #4 pick in the 1976 draft
10-22-1974traded the Giants' #1 pick in the 1975 draft and #2 pick in the 1976 draft to Cowboys for Craig Morton
10-24-1974claimed Gary Pettigrew on waivers from Eagles
10-24-1974claimed Mickey Zofko on waivers from Lions


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    vs Washington Redskins     L 10-13     0-1-0
09/22/74    vs New England Patriots    L 20-28     0-2-0
09/29/74    at Dallas Cowboys          W 14-6      1-2-0
10/06/74    vs Atlanta Falcons         L 7-14      1-3-0
10/13/74    at Philadelphia Eagles     L 7-35      1-4-0
10/20/74    at Washington Redskins     L 3-24      1-5-0
10/27/74    vs Dallas Cowboys          L 7-21      1-6-0
11/03/74    at Kansas City Chiefs      W 33-21     2-6-0
11/10/74    vs New York Jets           L 20-26     2-7-0
11/17/74    at Detroit Lions           L 19-20     2-8-0
11/24/74    vs St. Louis Cardinals     L 21-23     2-9-0
12/01/74    at Chicago Bears           L 13-16     2-10-0
12/08/74    vs Philadelphia Eagles     L 7-20      2-11-0
12/15/74    at St. Louis Cardinals     L 14-26     2-12-0

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