1975 New York Giants season

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1975 New York Giants season
Head coach Bill Arnsbarger
Owner Wellington Mara
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 5–9–0
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1974 1976 >

The 1975 New York Giants season featured a Giants team that could only muster a 5–9 record as the sub-tenants of the cross-town Jets at Shea Stadium in Queens.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1975 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School
2 27 Al Simpson Guard Colorado State
3 62 Danny Buggs Wide Receiver West Virginia
4 79 Robert Giblin Defensive Back Houston
7 158 Jim Obradovich Tight End USC
8 183 John Tate Linebacker Jackson State

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Day Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 Sunday September 21, 1975 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–14
60,798
2 Sunday September 28, 1975 at Washington Redskins L 49–13
54,953
3 Sunday October 5, 1975 at St. Louis Cardinals L 26–14
44,919
4 Sunday October 12, 1975 Dallas Cowboys L 13–7
56,511
5 Monday October 20, 1975 at Buffalo Bills W 17–14
79,428
6 Saturday October 25, 1975 St. Louis Cardinals L 20–13
49,598
7 Saturday November 1, 1975 San Diego Chargers W 35–24
52,032
8 Sunday November 9, 1975 Washington Redskins L 21–13
57,242
9 Sunday November 16, 1975 Philadelphia Eagles L 13–10
53,434
10 Sunday November 23, 1975 at Green Bay Packers L 40–14
50,150
11 Sunday November 30, 1975 at Dallas Cowboys L 14–3
53,329
12 Sunday December 7, 1975 Baltimore Colts L 21–0
49,863
13 Sunday December 14, 1975 New Orleans Saints W 28–14
40,150
14 Sunday December 21, 1975 at San Francisco 49ers W 26–23
34,354

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
St. Louis Cardinals(3) 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–2 356 276
Dallas Cowboys(4) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–3 350 268
Washington Redskins 8 6 0 .571 4–4 7–4 325 276
New York Giants 5 9 0 .357 1–7 3–8 216 306
Philadelphia Eagles 4 10 0 .286 3–5 4–7 225 302

Game summaries[edit]

Week 5: at Buffalo Bils[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 7 0 10 17
Bills 7 7 0 0 14

at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Fourth Quarter
  • NYG – Ron Johnson 13 yard run (George Hunt kick) – Tied 14–14
  • NYG – George Hunt 37 yard field goal – Giants 17–14
Giants
  • Craig Morton
    15/21, 220 Yds, TD, INT
  • Ron Johnson
    13 Rush, 77 Yds, TD
  • Ray Rhodes
    5 Rec, 83 Yds, TD
Bills
  • Joe Ferguson
    11/19, 147 Yds, TD, 2 INT
  • O.J. Simpson
    34 Rush, 126 Yds, TD
  • J.D. Hill
    4 Rec, 51 Yds, TD

Roster[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1975 New York Giants Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-11-07.