New York Giants History

The New York Giants are in their ninety-eighth season, playing their home games at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, New Jersey since 2010. The Giants are led by head coach Brian Daboll since 2022.

The Giants have won eight championships in their history, most recently in 2011.

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Franchise Award Winners

During their existence, they have had four people win Coach of the Year: Jim Fassel, (1997); Bill Parcells, (1986); Dan Reeves, (1993); Allie Sherman, (1961 and 1962).

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Y.A. Tittle won the Most Valuable Player in 1963; Lawrence Taylor won the Most Valuable Player in 1986; the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1981, 1982, and 1986; and the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1981; Ottis Anderson won the Comeback Player of the Year in 1989; Odell Beckham won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014; Michael Strahan won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2001; Saquon Barkley won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2018.

New York Giants by the Decades

1920s

The New York Giants' inaugural season was 1925. During the decade, the Giants had a record of 41-15-5 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They played their home games at Polo Grounds. They won zero division titles. They won one league championship in 1927.

1930s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 80-39-8 during the regular season and 2-3 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Polo Grounds. They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 1st in the East division with a win percentage of 70%. They won two league championships in 1934 and 1938.

1940s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 55-47-8 during the regular season and 0-4 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Polo Grounds. They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 4th in the East division with a win percentage of 54%.

1950s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 76-41-3 during the regular season and 2-3 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Polo Grounds (1950-1955) and Yankee Stadium (1956-1959). They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 2nd in the East division with a win percentage of 61% and ranked 2nd in the American division with a win percentage of 74%. They won one league championship in 1956.

1960s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 69-63-6 during the regular season and 0-3 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium. They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 3rd in the Century division with a win percentage of 46%, ranked 2nd in the East division with a win percentage of 54%, and ranked 2nd in the Capitol division with a win percentage of 50%.

1970s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 50-93-1 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (1970-1973), Yale Bowl (1974), Shea Stadium (1975), and Giants Stadium (1976-1979). They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 5th in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 35%. In 1976, the Giants moved from New York City, New York to East Rutherford, New Jersey.

1980s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 81-70-1 during the regular season and 6-4 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Giants Stadium. They won two division titles. The Giants ranked 2nd in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 54%. They won one Super Bowl in 1986.

1990s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 83-76-1 during the regular season and 4-2 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Giants Stadium. They won two division titles. The Giants ranked 2nd in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 52%. They won one Super Bowl in 1990.

2000s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 88-72-0 during the regular season and 6-5 in the playoffs. In fact, the eighty-eight wins represents the most wins in a decade for the Giants. They played their home games at Giants Stadium. They won three division titles. The Giants ranked 2nd in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 55%. They won one Super Bowl in 2007.

2010s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 70-90-0 during the regular season and 4-1 in the playoffs. They played their home games at MetLife Stadium. They won one division title. The Giants ranked 3rd in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 44%. They won one Super Bowl in 2011.

2020s

During the decade, the Giants had a record of 10-23-0 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They played their home games at MetLife Stadium. They won zero division titles. The Giants ranked 4th in the NFC East division with a win percentage of 30%.

New York Giants Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Brian Daboll 2022 0-0-0 0% 0-0
Joe Judge 2020-2021 10-23-0 30.3% 0-0
Pat Shurmur 2018-2019 9-23-0 28.1% 0-0
Steve Spagnuolo 2017 1-3-0 25.0% 0-0
Ben McAdoo 2016-2017 13-15-0 46.4% 0-1
Tom Coughlin 2004-2015 102-90-0 53.1% 8-3
Jim Fassel 1997-2003 58-53-1 52.2% 2-3
Dan Reeves 1993-1996 31-33-0 48.4% 1-1
Ray Handley 1991-1992 14-18-0 43.8% 0-0
Bill Parcells 1983-1990 77-49-1 61.0% 8-3
Ray Perkins 1979-1982 23-34-0 40.4% 1-1
John McVay 1976-1978 14-23-0 37.8% 0-0
Bill Arnsparger 1974-1976 7-28-0 20.0% 0-0
Alex Webster 1969-1973 29-40-1 42.1% 0-0
Allie Sherman 1961-1968 57-51-4 52.7% 0-3
Jim Lee Howell 1954-1960 53-27-4 65.5% 2-2
Steve Owen 1931-1953 151-100-17 59.5% 2-8
Roy Andrews 1929-1930 25-5-1 82.3% 0-0
Benny Friedman 1930 13-4-0 76.5% 0-0
Earl Potteiger 1927-1928 14-8-3 62.0% 0-0
Doc Alexander 1926 7-3-1 68.2% 0-0
Bob Folwell 1925 8-3-0 72.7% 0-0

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