1975 New York Giants season

1975 New York Giants season

1975 New York Giants season
Head coach Bill Arnsbarger
Owner Wellington Mara
Home field Shea Stadium
Results
Record 5–9–0
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1975 New York Giants season featured a Giants team that could only muster a 5–9 record as the sub-tenants of the cross-town Jets at Shea Stadium.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Main article: 1975 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School
2 27 Al Simpson Guard Colorado State
3 62 Danny Buggs Wide Receiver West Virginia
4 79 Robert Giblin Defensive Back Houston
7 158 Jim Obradovich Tight End USC
8 183 John Tate Linebacker Jackson State
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Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23–14
60,798
2 September 28, 1975 at Washington Redskins L 49–13
54,953
3 October 5, 1975 at St. Louis Cardinals L 26–14
44,919
4 October 12, 1975 Dallas Cowboys L 13–7
56,511
5 October 20, 1975 at Buffalo Bills W 17–14
79,428
6 October 25, 1975 St. Louis Cardinals L 20–13
49,598
7 November 1, 1975 San Diego Chargers W 35–24
52,032
8 November 9, 1975 Washington Redskins L 21–13
57,242
9 November 16, 1975 Philadelphia Eagles L 13–10
53,434
10 November 23, 1975 at Green Bay Packers L 40–14
50,150
11 November 30, 1975 at Dallas Cowboys L 14–3
53,329
12 December 7, 1975 Baltimore Colts L 21–0
49,863
13 December 14, 1975 New Orleans Saints W 28–14
40,150
14 December 21, 1975 at San Francisco 49ers W 26–23
34,354

Standings

Game summaries

Week 5: at Buffalo Bils

1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 01017
Bills 7 7 0014

at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

  • Date: Monday, October 20
  • Game time: 9:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 50°F, wind 13 mph
  • TV announcers (ABC): Pro-Football-Reference.com
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Fourth Quarter
  • NYG - Ron Johnson 13 yard run (George Hunt kick) - Tied 14-14
  • NYG - George Hunt 37 yard field goal - Giants 17-14
Giants
  • Craig Morton
    15/21, 220 Yds, TD, INT
  • Ron Johnson
    13 Rush, 77 Yds, TD
  • Ray Rhodes
    5 Rec, 83 Yds, TD
Bills
  • Joe Ferguson
    11/19, 147 Yds, TD, 2 INT
  • O.J. Simpson
    34 Rush, 126 Yds, TD
  • J.D. Hill
    4 Rec, 51 Yds, TD

Roster

Awards and honors

See also

References

  • New York Giants on Pro Football Reference
  • Giants on jt-sw.com