1967 New York Giants season

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1967 New York Giants season
Head coach Allie Sherman
Owner Wellington Mara
Home field Yankee Stadium
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1966 1968 >

The 1967 New York Giants season was the 43rd season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants improved from 1–12–1 the previous season to 7–7, placing them in second place in the NFL Eastern Conference/Century Division.

Offseason[edit]

On August 5, Emlen Tunnell, formerly of the Giants, became the first African-American to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame.[1]

NFL Draft[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

  • March 7, 1967 – The Vikings trade Fran Tarkenton to the New York Giants in exchange for the Giants 1st and 2nd Round Picks in the 1967 NFL Draft, the Giants 1st Round Pick in 1968, and the Giants 3rd Round Pick in 1969.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1967 at St. Louis Cardinals W 37–20
40,801
2 September 24, 1967 at Dallas Cowboys L 38–24
66,209
3 October 1, 1967 at Washington Redskins L 38–34
50,266
4 October 8, 1967 New Orleans Saints W 27–21
62,670
5 October 15, 1967 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–24
39,782
6 October 22, 1967 Green Bay Packers L 48–21
62,585
7 October 29, 1967 Cleveland Browns W 38–34
62,903
8 November 5, 1967 at Minnesota Vikings L 27–24
44,960
9 November 12, 1967 at Chicago Bears L 34–7
46,223
10 November 19, 1967 Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–20
62,982
11 November 26, 1967 Philadelphia Eagles W 44–7
63,027
12 December 3, 1967 at Cleveland Browns L 24–14
78,594
13 December 10, 1967 Detroit Lions L 30–7
63,011
14 December 17, 1967 St. Louis Cardinals W 37–14
62,955

Game summaries[edit]

Week 14[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 0 0 14 14
• Giants 7 7 16 23 53


Standings[edit]

Century Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Cleveland Browns 9 5 0 .643 334 297
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 369 379
St. Louis Cardinals 6 7 1 .462 333 356
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 9 1 .308 281 320

[3]

Roster[edit]

New York Giants 1967 final roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Homer Jones, Franchise Record, Most Receiving Yards in One Season, 1,209 Yards [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.283
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 257
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 298
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 130