1943 New York Giants season

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1943 New York Giants season
Head coachSteve Owen
Home fieldPolo Grounds
Results
Record6–3–1
Division placeT-2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishLost Eastern Division playoff 28–0 (Redskins)

The 1943 New York Giants season was the franchise's 19th season in the National Football League.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
4 October 9, 1943 at Steagles L 28–14
5 October 17, 1943 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 20–0
6 October 24, 1943 Steagles W 42–14
7 October 31, 1943 Green Bay Packers L 35–21
8 November 7, 1943 at Detroit Lions T 0–0
9 November 14, 1943 Chicago Bears L 56–7
10 November 21, 1943 Chicago Cardinals W 24–13
11 November 28, 1943 Brooklyn Dodgers W 24–7
12 December 5, 1943 Washington Redskins W 14–10
13 December 12, 1943 at Washington Redskins W 31–7

Game Summaries[edit]

Week Four: at Phil-Pitt "Steagles"[edit]

Week Four: New York Giants at Philadelphia-Pittsburgh "Steagles"
1 2 34Total
Giants 14 0 0014
Steagles 0 7 02128

at Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 9
  • Game attendance: 15,340
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Fourth quarter

Week Five: at Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Five: New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers
1 2 34Total
Giants 13 0 0720
Dodgers 0 0 000

at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York

  • Date: October 17
  • Game attendance: 18,361
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Chuck Avedisian recovered blocked punt in end zone
  • NYG Paschal run (Cuff kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Paschal 3-yard run (Cuff kick)

Week Six: vs. Phil-Pitt "Steagles"[edit]

Week Six: Philadelphia-Pittsburgh "Steagles" at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Steagles 0 0 01414
Giants 14 14 14042

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 24
  • Game attendance: 42,681
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NYG Al Blozis 35-yard blocked punt return (Cuff kick)
  • NYG Paschal 1-yard run (Cuff kick)
Fourth quarter

Week Seven: vs. Green Bay Packers[edit]

Week Seven: Green Bay Packers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Packers 7 14 01435
Giants 7 0 7721

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 31
  • Game attendance: 46,208
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • GB Tony Canadeo 12-yard pass from Andy Uram (Hutson kick)
  • GB Hutson 17-yard pass from Canadeo (Hutson kick)
Third quarter
  • NYG Paschal 4-yard run (Cuff kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Paschal 1-yard run (Cuff kick)
  • GB Hutson 12-yard pass from Canadeo (Hutson kick)
  • GB Canadeo 35-yard run (Hutson kick)

Week Eight: at Detroit Lions[edit]

Week Eight: New York Giants at Detroit Lions
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 0 000
Lions 0 0 000

at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, Michigan

  • Date: November 7
  • Game attendance: 16,992

Note: As of the end of the 2017 NFL season, this is the most recent 0–0 tie in NFL history.[1]

Week Nine: vs. Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Nine: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bears 14 14 141456
Giants 0 7 007

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 14
  • Game attendance: 56,591
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • CHB Clarke 62-yard pass from Luckman (Snyder kick)
  • CHB Benton 15-yard pass from Luckman (Snyder kick)
Fourth quarter
  • CHB George Wilson 3-yard pass from Luckman (Snyder kick)
  • CHB Pool 40-yard pass from Luckman (Snyder kick)

Week Ten: vs. Chicago Cardinals[edit]

Week Ten: Chicago Cardinals at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 0 0 01313
Giants 7 3 14024

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 21
  • Game attendance: 19,804
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Cuff 6-yard run (Cuff kick)
Second quarter
  • NYG Cuff 45-yard FG
Third quarter
  • NYG Adams 17-yard pass from Leemans (Cuff kick)
  • NYG Liebel 23-yard pass from Leemans (Cuff kick)
Fourth quarter

Week Eleven: vs. Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Eleven: Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Dodgers 0 0 707
Giants 7 10 7024

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 28
  • Game attendance: 28,706
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Cuff 14-yard run (Cuff kick)
Second quarter
  • NYG Paschal 8-yard run (Cuff kick)
  • NYG Cuff 37-yard FG
Third quarter

Week Twelve: vs. Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Twelve:Washington Redskins at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Redskins 3 0 7010
Giants 0 0 7714

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: December 5
  • Game attendance: 51,308
Game information
First quarter
Third quarter
  • WAS Andy Farkas 1-yard run (Masterson kick)
  • NYG Paschal 1-yard run (Cuff kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Paschal 53-yard run (Cuff kick)

Week Thirteen: at Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Thirteen: New York Giants at Washington Redskins
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 14 10731
Redskins 0 7 007

at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.

  • Date: December 12
  • Game attendance: 35,540
Game information
Second quarter
  • WAS Joe Aguirre 27-yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Masterson kick)
  • NYG Steve Pritko blocked punt recovery in end zone (Cuff kick)
  • NYG Liebel 56-yard pass from Nix (Cuff kick)
Third quarter
  • NYG Cuff 20-yard run (Cuff kick)
  • NYG Cuff 18-yard FG
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Walls 33-yard pass from Nix (Cuff kick)

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
Division December 19, 1943 Washington Redskins L 28–0

1943 Eastern Division Playoff: vs. Washington Redskins[edit]

1943 Eastern Division Playoff: vs. Washington Redskins
1 2 34Total
Redskins 0 14 01428
Giants 0 0 000

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: December 19
  • Game attendance: 42,800
Game information
Second quarter
  • WAS Farkas 2-yard run (Masterson kick)
  • WAS Farkas 2-yard run (Masterson kick)
Fourth quarter
  • WAS Farkas 1-yard run (Masterson kick)
  • WAS Ted Lapka 11-yard pass from Baugh (Masterson kick)

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 6 3 1 .667 2–3–1 229 137 L3
New York Giants 6 3 1 .667 5–1 197 170 W4
Phil-Pitt 5 4 1 .556 3–2–1 225 230 L1
Brooklyn Dodgers 2 8 0 .200 1–5 65 234 L2

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

1943 New York Giants Season at Pro-Football-Reference