1973 New York Giants season

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1973 New York Giants season
Head coach Alex Webster
Home field Yankee Stadium (2 games),
Yale Bowl (5 games)
Results
Record 2–11–1
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1972 1974 >

The 1973 New York Giants season was the 49th season for the club in the National Football League.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular season[edit]

With Yankee Stadium undergoing refurbishment after the 1973 baseball season, the Giants played their final game there on September 23, against the Philadelphia Eagles, a 23–23 tie. The Giants played their final five home games that season at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut.[1] On November 18, they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 27–13, their only victory ever recorded at Yale Bowl. They were winless in seven home games at the venue in 1974, and moved to Shea Stadium for one season in 1975.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1973 Houston Oilers W 34–14
57,979
2 September 23, 1973 Philadelphia Eagles T 23–23
62,289
3 September 30, 1973 at Cleveland Browns L 12–10
76,065
4 October 7, 1973 Green Bay Packers L 16–14
70,050
5 October 14, 1973 Washington Redskins L 21–3
70,168
6 October 21, 1973 at Dallas Cowboys L 45–28
58,741
7 October 28, 1973 at St. Louis Cardinals L 35–27
47,589
8 November 4, 1973 at Oakland Raiders L 42–0
51,200
9 November 11, 1973 Dallas Cowboys L 23–10
70,128
10 November 18, 1973 St. Louis Cardinals W 24–13
65,795
11 November 25, 1973 at Philadelphia Eagles L 20–16
63,086
12 December 2, 1973 at Washington Redskins L 27–24
53,590
13 December 10, 1973 at Los Angeles Rams L 40–6
73,328
14 December 16, 1973 Minnesota Vikings L 31–7
70,041

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 382 203 W-3
Washington Redskins 10 4 0 .714 325 198 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 8 1 .393 310 393 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .321 286 365 L-1
New York Giants 2 11 1 .179 226 362 L-4

Roster[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.284