1965 New York Giants season

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1965 New York Giants season
Head coach Allie Sherman
Home field Yankee Stadium
Results
Record 7–7
Division place T-2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1964 1966 >

The 1965 New York Giants season was the 41st season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants finished with a 7–7 record, which placed them in a tie for second in the Eastern Conference with the Dallas Cowboys, four games behind the Cleveland Browns.[1][2]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

In the 1965 NFL Draft, the Giants had the first pick overall. The Giants passed on Joe Namath, Gale Sayers, and Dick Butkus and drafted Tucker Frederickson.[6]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1965 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–2
59,366
2 September 26, 1965 at Philadelphia Eagles W 16–14
57,154
3 October 3, 1965 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–13
31,871
4 October 9, 1965 at Minnesota Vikings L 40–14
44,283
5 October 17, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles W 35–27
62,815
6 October 24, 1965 Cleveland Browns L 38–14
62,864
7 October 31, 1965 St. Louis Cardinals W 14–10
62,807
8 November 7, 1965 Washington Redskins L 23–7
62,788
9 November 14, 1965 at Cleveland Browns L 34–21
82,426
10 November 21, 1965 at St. Louis Cardinals W 28–15
31,704
11 November 28, 1965 Chicago Bears L 35–14
62,933
12 December 5, 1965 Pittsburgh Steelers W 35–10
62,735
13 December 12, 1965 at Washington Redskins W 27–10
50,373
14 December 19, 1965 Dallas Cowboys L 38–20
62,871

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 .786 363 325 W-1
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 270 338 L-1
Dallas Cowboys 7 7 0 .500 325 280 W-3
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 257 301 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 363 359 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 0 .357 296 309 L-6
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 .143 202 397 L-7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1965 New York Giants". Pro Football Reference. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ "1965 NFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Archived from the original on 14 April 2009. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  3. ^ Giants Among Men, p. 279, Jack Cavanaugh, 2008, Random House, New York, NY, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6
  4. ^ "Mara, President of Giants, Dead". The Lewiston Daily Sun. Associated Press. June 30, 1965. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ Giants Among Men, p. 278, Jack Cavanaugh, 2008, Random House, New York, NY, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6
  6. ^ Giants Among Men, p. 278, Jack Cavanaugh, 2008, Random House, New York, NY, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6