1935 New York Giants season

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1935 New York Giants season
Head coach Steve Owen
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 9–3
Division place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship 26–7 (Lions)

The 1935 New York Giants season was the 11th season for the club in the National Football League (NFL).

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 22, 1935 at Pittsburgh Pirates W 42–7
2 September 29, 1935 at Green Bay Packers L 16–7
3 October 6, 1935 at Boston Redskins W 20–12
4 October 13, 1935 Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–7
5 October 20, 1935 Boston Redskins W 17–6
6 October 27, 1935 Chicago Cardinals L 14–13
7 November 3, 1935 Chicago Bears L 20–3
8 November 17, 1935 at Chicago Bears W 3–0
9 November 24, 1935 Philadelphia Eagles W 10–0
10 November 28, 1935 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 21–0
11 December 1, 1935 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–14
12 December 8, 1935 Pittsburgh Pirates W 13–0

Game Summaries[edit]

Week 2: at Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Week Two: New York Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 7 21 0 14 42
Pirates 0 0 0 7 7

at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: September 22
  • Game attendance: 24,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Fourth quarter

Week 3: at Green Bay Packers[edit]

Week Three: New York Giants at Green Bay Packers
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 7 0 0 7
Packers 0 0 6 10 16

at City Stadium, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: September 29
  • Game attendance: 10,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Burnett 45-yard TD after lateral (Strong kick)
Third quarter
  • GB Hank Bruder 65-yard interception return (conversion failed)
Fourth quarter

Week 4: at Boston Redskins[edit]

Week Four: New York Giants at Boston Redskins
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 6 14 0 0 20
Redskins 0 6 6 0 12

at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Date: October 6
  • Game attendance: 8,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Richards run (conversion failed)
Second quarter
  • NYG Burnett 12-yard pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
  • BOS Cliff Battles 85-yard kickoff return (conversion failed)
  • NYG Burnett pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
Third quarter
  • BOS Pug Rentner fumble recovery in end zone (conversion failed)

Week 5: vs. Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Four: Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Dodgers 0 0 0 7 7
Giants 7 0 0 3 10

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: September 22
  • Game attendance: 30,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Strong 24-yard run (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter

Week 6: vs. Boston Redskins[edit]

Week Six: Boston Redskins at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 0 6 0 6
Giants 17 0 0 0 17

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: September 22
  • Game attendance: 20,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Strong 25 yard FG
  • NYG Red Corzine 13-yard return of blocked punt (Strong kick)
  • NYG Richards 1-yard run (Harry Newman kick)
Third quarter
  • BOS Battles 1 yard run (conversion failed)

Week 7: vs. Chicago Cardinals[edit]

Week Seven: Chicago Cardinals at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 0 7 7 14
Giants 6 0 7 0 13

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: October 27
  • Game attendance: 32,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Danowski 1-yard run (conversion failed)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Week 8: vs. Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Eight: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 7 13 20
Giants 3 0 0 0 3

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: November 3
  • Game attendance: 40,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Richards 8-yard FG
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

Week 10: at Chicago Bears[edit]

Week Ten: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 0 3 0 3
Bears 0 0 0 0 0

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Date: November 17
  • Game attendance: 19,000
Game information
Third quarter
  • NYG Strong 14-yard FG

Week 11: vs. Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Eleven: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0
Giants 0 0 7 3 10

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: September 22
Game information
Third quarter
  • NYG Goodwin 55-yard pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Newman 20-yard FG

Week 12, Game 1: at Brooklyn Dodgers[edit]

Week Twelve, Game 1: New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 7 7 7 21
Dodgers 0 0 0 0 0

at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York

  • Date: November 28
  • Game attendance: 25,000
Game information
Second quarter
  • NYG Burnett 7-yard pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
Third quarter
  • NYG Goodwin 31-yard pass from Danowski (Molenda kick)
Fourth quarter

Week 12, Game 2: at Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Twelve, Game 2: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 14 0 7 21
Eagles 7 7 0 0 14

at Baker Bowl, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: December 1
  • Game attendance: 6,500
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Richards 31-yard run (Richards kick)

Week 13: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Week Thirteen: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Giants
1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 0 0 0 0 0
Giants 3 7 0 3 13

at Polo Grounds, New York, New York

  • Date: December 8
  • Game attendance: 7,000
Game information
First quarter
  • NYG Newman 29-yard FG
Second quarter
  • NYG Goodwin 65-yard pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter
  • NYG Strong 44-yard FG

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 15, 1935 at Detroit Lions L 26–7

Championship Game: at Detroit Lions[edit]

1935 NFL Championship: New York Giants at Detroit Lions
1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 0 7 0 0 7
Lions 13 0 0 13 26

at University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, Michigan

  • Date: December 15
  • Game attendance: 15,000
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • NYG Strong 42-yard pass from Danowski (Strong kick)
Fourth quarter

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 3 0 .750 8–0 180 96 W5
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 6 1 .455 3–4–1 90 141 T1
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 8 0 .333 3–5 100 209 L3
Boston Redskins 2 8 1 .200 2–4–1 65 123 T1
Philadelphia Eagles 2 9 0 .182 2–5 60 179 L5

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

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