1955 New York Giants season

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This article is about the football team. For the baseball team of the same name in 1955, see 1955 New York Giants (MLB) season.
1955 New York Giants season
Head coach Jim Lee Howell
Owner Tim Mara
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 6–5–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1955 New York Giants season was the 31st season for the club in the National Football League.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 24, 1955 at Philadelphia Eagles L 27–17
29,597
2 October 2, 1955 at Chicago Cardinals L 28–17
9,555
3 October 9, 1955 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–23
29,422
4 October 16, 1955 Chicago Cardinals W 10–0
7,000
5 October 23, 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers L 19–17
27,365
6 October 30, 1955 Washington Redskins W 35–7
17,402
7 November 6, 1955 at Cleveland Browns L 24–14
46,524
8 November 13, 1955 Baltimore Colts W 17–7
33,982
9 November 20, 1955 Philadelphia Eagles W 31–7
22,075
10 November 27, 1955 Cleveland Browns T 35–35
45,699
11 December 4, 1955 at Washington Redskins W 27–20
28,556
12 December 11, 1955 at Detroit Lions W 24–19
45,929

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 349 218 W2
Washington Redskins 8 4 0 .667 6–4 246 222 W1
New York Giants 6 5 1 .545 4–5–1 267 223 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 7 1 .364 4–5–1 248 231 L1
Chicago Cardinals 4 7 1 .364 3–6–1 224 252 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 195 285 L7

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

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