1951 New York Giants season

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This article is about the football team. For the baseball team of the same name in 1951, see 1951 New York Giants (MLB) season.
1951 New York Giants season
Head coach Steve Owen
Owner Tim Mara
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 9–2–1
Division place 2nd NFL American
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1951 New York Giants season was the 27th season for the club in the National Football League.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 October 1, 1951 at Pittsburgh Steelers T 13–13
27,984
2 October 7, 1951 at Washington Redskins W 35–14
23,800
3 October 14, 1951 Chicago Cardinals W 28–17
28,095
4 October 21, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles W 26–24
28,656
5 October 28, 1951 at Cleveland Browns L 14–13
56,947
6 November 4, 1951 New York Yanks W 37–31
25,682
7 November 11, 1951 Washington Redskins W 28–14
21,242
8 November 18, 1951 Cleveland Browns L 10–0
52,215
9 November 25, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals W 10–0
11,892
10 December 2, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers W 14–0
19,196
11 December 9, 1951 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–7
19,322
12 December 16, 1951 at New York Yanks W 27–17
6,658

Standings[edit]

NFL American Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 9–0 331 152 W11
New York Giants 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 254 161 W4
Washington Redskins 5 7 0 .417 4–5 183 296 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 .364 3–5–1 183 235 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 3–6 234 264 L2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 0–8 210 287 W1

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

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