2003 New York Giants season

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2003 New York Giants season
Head coach Jim Fassel
General manager Ernie Accorsi
Owner Wellington Mara
Home field Giants Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 2003 New York Giants season was the team's 79th season in the National Football League. The team was unable to duplicate their 2002 season's playoff appearance, instead only winning four games and finishing the season on an eight game losing streak[1] which cost head coach Jim Fassel his job.

NFL Draft[edit]

2003 New York Giants draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 25 William Joseph  Defensive Tackle Miami (Fla.)
2 56 Osi Umenyiora *  Defensive End Troy
3 91 Visanthe Shiancoe  Tight End Morgan State
4 123 Rod Babers  Cornerback Texas
5 160 David Diehl *  Offensive Tackle Illinois
6 199 Willie Ponder  Wide Receiver Southeast Missouri State
6 207 Frank Walker  Cornerback Tuskegee
6 211 David Tyree *  Wide Receiver Syracuse
7 240 Charles Drake  Safety Michigan
7 249 Wayne Lucier  Center Colorado
7 255 Kevin Walter  Wide Receiver Eastern Michigan
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Roster[edit]

2003 New York Giants final roster
Quarterbacks


Running backs


Wide receivers


Tight ends


Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Kickoff Time (EST) Attendance
1 September 7, 2003 St. Louis Rams W 23–13 FOX 1:00pm
78,666
2 September 15, 2003 Dallas Cowboys L 35–32 (OT) ABC 9:00pm
78,907
3 September 21, 2003 at Washington Redskins W 24–21 FOX 4:00pm
84,856
4 Bye
5 October 5, 2003 Miami Dolphins L 23–10 CBS 1:00pm
78,863
6 October 12, 2003 at New England Patriots L 17–6 FOX 1:00pm
68,436
7 October 19, 2003 Philadelphia Eagles L 14–10 FOX 1:00pm
78,883
8 October 26, 2003 at Minnesota Vikings W 29–17 FOX 1:00pm
64,114
9 November 2, 2003 at New York Jets W 31–28 (OT) FOX 1:00pm
78,132
10 November 9, 2003 Atlanta Falcons L 27–7 FOX 1:00pm
78,813
11 November 16, 2003 at Philadelphia Eagles L 28–10 FOX 1:00pm
67,867
12 November 24, 2003 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 19–13 ABC 9:00pm
65,648
13 November 30, 2003 Buffalo Bills L 24–7 CBS 1:00pm
78,481
14 December 7, 2003 Washington Redskins L 20–7 FOX 1:00pm
78,217
15 December 14, 2003 at New Orleans Saints L 45–7 ESPN 8:30pm
68,399
16 December 21, 2003 at Dallas Cowboys L 19–3 FOX 1:00pm
64,118
17 December 28, 2003 Carolina Panthers L 37–24 FOX 4:00pm
78,130

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(1) Philadelphia Eagles 12 4 0 .750 5–1 9–3 374 287 W1
(6) Dallas Cowboys 10 6 0 .625 5–1 8–4 289 260 L1
Washington Redskins 5 11 0 .313 1–5 3–9 287 372 L3
New York Giants 4 12 0 .250 1–5 3–9 243 387 L8

See also[edit]

References[edit]