1935 New York Giants season

The 1935 New York Giants season was the franchise's 11th season in the National Football League.

1935 New York Giants season
Head coachSteve Owen
Home fieldPolo Grounds
Results
Record9–3
Division place1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finishLost NFL Championship (at Lions) 7–26

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Recap
1 Bye
2 September 22 at Pittsburgh Pirates W 42–7 1–0 Forbes Field Recap
3 September 29 at Green Bay Packers L 7–16 1–1 City Stadium Recap
4 October 6 at Boston Redskins W 20–12 2–1 Fenway Park Recap
5 October 13 Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–7 3–1 Polo Grounds Recap
6 October 20 Boston Redskins W 17–6 4–1 Polo Grounds Recap
7 October 27 Chicago Cardinals L 13–14 4–2 Polo Grounds Recap
8 November 3 Chicago Bears L 3–20 4–3 Polo Grounds Recap
9 Bye
10 November 17 at Chicago Bears W 3–0 5–3 Wrigley Field Recap
11 November 24 Philadelphia Eagles W 10–0 6–3 Polo Grounds Recap
12 November 28 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 21–0 7–3 Ebbets Field Recap
12 December 1 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–14 8–3 Baker Bowl Recap
13 December 8 Pittsburgh Pirates W 13–0 9–3 Polo Grounds Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Game SummariesEdit

Week 2: at Pittsburgh PiratesEdit

Week Two: New York Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates
1 2 34Total
Giants 7 21 01442
Pirates 0 0 077

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 PackersEdit

Week Three: New York Giants at Green Bay Packers
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 007
Packers 0 0 61016

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 RedskinsEdit

Week Four: New York Giants at Boston Redskins
1 2 34Total
Giants 6 14 0020
Redskins 0 6 6012

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 DodgersEdit

Week Four: Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Dodgers 0 0 077
Giants 7 0 0310

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 RedskinsEdit

Week Six: Boston Redskins at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Redskins 0 0 606
Giants 17 0 0017

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 CardinalsEdit

Week Seven: Chicago Cardinals at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 0 0 7714
Giants 6 0 7013

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 BearsEdit

Week Eight: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Bears 0 0 71320
Giants 3 0 003

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 BearsEdit

Week Ten: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 0 303
Bears 0 0 000

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 EaglesEdit

Week Eleven: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Eagles 0 0 000
Giants 0 0 7310

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 DodgersEdit

Week Twelve, Game 1: New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 7721
Dodgers 0 0 000

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 EaglesEdit

Week Twelve, Game 2: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 14 0721
Eagles 7 7 0014

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 PiratesEdit

Week Thirteen: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Giants
1 2 34Total
Pirates 0 0 000
Giants 3 7 0313

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

PlayoffsEdit

Round Date Opponent Result Venue Recap
Championship December 15 at Detroit Lions L 7–26 University of Detroit Stadium Recap

Championship Game: at Detroit LionsEdit

1935 NFL Championship: New York Giants at Detroit Lions
1 2 34Total
Giants 0 7 007
Lions 13 0 01326

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

StandingsEdit

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.

See alsoEdit

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