1940 New York Giants season

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This article is about the football team. For the baseball team of the same name in 1940, see 1940 New York Giants (MLB) season.
1940 New York Giants season
Head coach Steve Owen
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 6–4–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1939 1941 >

The 1940 New York Giants season was the sixteenth season for the club in the National Football League.

The Giants' 131 points-scored is the fewest in NFL history for a team that finished the season with a winning record.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 15, 1940 at Pittsburgh Steelers T 10–10
2 September 22, 1940 at Washington Redskins L 21–7
3 September 28, 1940 at Philadelphia Eagles W 20–14
4 October 13, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 17–7
5 October 20, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 12–0
6 October 27, 1940 Chicago Bears L 37–21
7 November 3, 1940 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–7
8 November 10, 1940 Cleveland Rams L 13–0
9 November 17, 1940 Green Bay Packers W 7–3
10 November 24, 1940 Washington Redskins W 21–7
11 December 1, 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers L 14–6

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 9 2 0 .818 245 142 W-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 8 3 0 .727 186 120 W-4
New York Giants 6 4 1 .600 131 133 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 7 2 .222 60 178 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 10 0 .091 111 211 L-1

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