1946 New York Giants season

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This article is about the football team. For the baseball team of the same name in 1946, see 1946 New York Giants (MLB) season.
1946 New York Giants season
Head coach Steve Owen
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 7–3–1
Division place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship 24–14 (Bears)
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1945 1947 >

The 1946 New York Giants season was the 22nd season for the club in the National Football League.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 October 1, 1946 at Boston Yanks W 17–0
2 October 6, 1946 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
3 October 13, 1946 at Washington Redskins L 24–14
4 October 20, 1946 Chicago Cardinals W 28–24
5 October 27, 1946 Chicago Bears W 14–0
6 November 3, 1946 at Philadelphia Eagles L 24–14
7 November 10, 1946 Philadelphia Eagles W 45–17
8 November 17, 1946 Boston Yanks T 28–28
9 November 24, 1946 Pittsburgh Steelers W 7–0
10 December 1, 1946 Los Angeles Rams L 31–21
11 December 8, 1946 Washington Redskins W 31–0

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 15, 1946 Chicago Bears L 24–14

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 7 3 1 .700 5–2–1 236 162 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 5 0 .545 5–3 231 220 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 136 117 L2
Washington Redskins 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 171 191 L2
Boston Yanks 2 8 1 .200 0–7–1 189 273 L1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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