1925 New York Giants season

1925 New York Giants season

This article is about the football team. For the baseball team of the same name in 1925, see 1925 New York Giants (MLB) season.

1925 New York Giants season
Head coach Bob Folwell
Owner Tim Mara
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 11–6 Overall
8–4 NFL
Division place 4th NFL
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
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The 1925 New York Giants season was the first season for the club in the National Football League. The team finished with a record of 8–4 against league opponents.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site
September 27, 1925 @Newark Red Jackets W 3–0 Dreamland Park
October 4, 1925 @All-New Britain W 26–0 New Britain, Connecticut
4 October 11, 1925 @Providence Steam Roller L 0–14 Cycledrome
5 October 17, 1925 @Frankford Yellow Jackets L 3–5 Frankford Stadium
October 18, 1925 Frankford Yellow Jackets L 0–14 Polo Grounds
7 November 1, 1925 Cleveland Bulldogs W 19–0 Polo Grounds
8 November 3, 1925 Buffalo Bisons W 7–0 Polo Grounds
November 8, 1925 Columbus Tigers W 19–0 Polo Grounds
9 November 11, 1925 Rochester Jeffersons W 13–0 Polo Grounds
November 15, 1925 Providence Steam Roller W 13–12 Polo Grounds
10 November 22, 1925 Kansas City Cowboys W 9–3 Polo Grounds
November 26, 1925 Staten Island Stapletons W 7–0 Albany, New York
11 November 29, 1925 Dayton Triangles W 23–0 Polo Grounds
12 December 6, 1925 Chicago Bears L 7–19 Polo Grounds
13 December 13, 1925 @Chicago Bears W 9–0 Wrigley Field
January 1, 1926 Coral Gables Collegians L 3–13 Palm Beach, Florida
January 6, 1926 @Coral Gables Collegians L 13–14 Coral Gables, Florida
  • Games in italics are against non-NFL teams.

Game Summaries

NFL contests only; summaries for games against non-league teams are unavailable.

Week 4: at Providence Steam Roller

Week Four: New York Giants at Providence Steam Roller
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 0 000
Steam Roller 0 14 0014

at Cycledrome, Providence, Rhode Island

  • Date: October 11
  • Game attendance: 8,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • PRO Franny Garvey blocked punt recovery in end zone (Dutch Connor kick)
  • PRO Cy Wentworth 92-yard kickoff return (Connor kick)

Week 5, Game 1: at Frankford Yellow Jackets

Week Five: New York Giants at Frankford Yellow Jackets (Game 1)
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 3 003
Yellow Jackets 2 0 305

at Frankford Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 17
  • Game attendance: 15,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • NYG Matt Brennan 15-yard FG
Third quarter
  • FRA Russ Behman 40-yard FG

Week 5, Game 2: vs. Frankford Yellow Jackets

Week Five: Frankford Yellow Jackets at New York Giants (Game 2)
1 2 34Total
Yellow Jackets 7 7 0014
Giants 0 0 000

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 18
  • Game attendance: 27,000
Game information
First quarter
  • FRA Les Haws 9-yard run (Behman kick)
Second quarter

Week 7: vs. Cleveland Bulldogs

Week Seven: Cleveland Bulldogs at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bulldogs 0 0 000
Giants 6 7 0619

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 1
  • Game attendance: 18,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Fourth quarter

Week 8, Game 1: vs. Buffalo Bisons

Week Eight, Game One: Buffalo Bisons at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bisons 0 0 000
Giants 0 7 007

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 3
  • Game attendance: 20,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG McBride run (McBride kick)

Week 8, Game 2: vs. Columbus Tigers

Week Eight, Game Two: Columbus Tigers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Tigers 0 0 000
Giants 7 0 01219

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 8
  • Game attendance: 4,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Hendrian 35-yard pass from McBride (McBride kick)
Fourth quarter

Week 9, Game 1: vs. Rochester Jeffersons

Week Nine, Game One: Rochester Jeffersons at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Jeffersons 0 0 000
Giants 10 3 0013

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 11
  • Game attendance: 10,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Lynn Bomar 27-yard pass from McBride (McBride kick)
  • NYG Hendrian 35-yard FG
Second quarter
  • NYG Hendrian 25-yard FG

Week 9, Game 2: vs. Providence Steam Roller

Week Nine, Game Two: Providence Steam Roller at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Steam Roller 0 3 0912
Giants 7 0 6013

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 15
  • Game attendance: 20,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Bomar 24-yard pass from McBride (McBride kick)
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NYG McBride run (kick failed)
Fourth quarter
  • PRO Laird run (Laird kick)
  • PRO Ball downed in end zone by Haines for a safety

Week 10: vs. Kansas City Cowboys

Week Ten: Kansas City Cowboys at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Cowboys 0 3 003
Giants 6 0 309

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 22
  • Game attendance: 26,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Haines 1-yard run (kick failed)
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • NYG Hendrian 25-yard FG

Week 11: vs. Dayton Triangles

Week Eleven: Dayton Triangles at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Triangles 0 0 000
Giants 7 10 6023

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 29
  • Game attendance: 18,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Bomar 45-yard pass from McBride (McBride kick)
Second quarter
  • NYG Hendrian 34 pass from McBride (McBride kick)
  • NYG McBride 30-yard FG
Third quarter
  • NYG Phil White 8-yard run (kick failed)

Week 12: vs. Chicago Bears

Week Twelve: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bears 12 0 0719
Giants 0 7 007

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: December 6
  • Game attendance: 68,000 (plus approx. 8,000 gate crashers)
Game information
First quarter
  • CHB Joey Sternaman run (kick failed)
  • CHB Sternaman run (kick failed)
Second quarter
  • NYG White run (McBride kick)
Fourth quarter
  • CHB Red Grange 35-yard interception return (Sternaman kick)

Week 13: at Chicago Bears

Week Thirteen: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
1 2 34Total
Giants 3 0 069
Bears 0 0 000

at Cubs Park, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: December 13
  • Game attendance: 18,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG McBride 40-yard FG
Fourth quarter
  • NYG White 1-yard run (kick failed)

Standings

NFL
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 11 2 1 .846 230 65 W-2
Pottsville Maroons 10 2 0 .833 270 45 W-5
Detroit Panthers 8 2 2 .800 129 39 W-1
Frankford Yellow Jackets 10 4 0 .714 190 169 L-2
New York Giants 8 4 0 .667 122 67 W-1
Akron Pros 4 2 2 .667 65 51 L-2
Chicago Bears 9 5 3 .643 158 96 W-3
Rock Island Independents 5 3 3 .625 99 58 L-1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 0 .615 151 110 W-1
Providence Steam Roller 6 5 1 .545 111 101 L-1
Canton Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 50 73 L-1
Cleveland Bulldogs 5 8 1 .385 75 135 L-1
Kansas City Cowboys 2 5 1 .286 65 97 W-1
Hammond Pros 1 4 0 .200 23 87 L-3
Buffalo Bisons 1 6 2 .143 33 113 L-4
Rochester Jeffersons 0 6 1 .000 26 111 L-5
Dayton Triangles 0 7 1 .000 3 84 L-7
Duluth Kelleys 0 3 0 .000 6 25 L-3
Milwaukee Badgers 0 6 0 .000 7 191 L-6
Columbus Tigers 0 9 0 .000 28 124 L-9

See also

External links

  • 1925 New York Giants season at Pro Football Reference
  • Pro Football Archives: 1925 New York Giants (NFL)
  • Game summaries from The NFL History Network via Wayback Machine