1956 New York Giants schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
8-3-1 1-1 4044 1789 2255 29 239 3351 1841 1510 36 207
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The New York Giants' thirty-second season was in 1956, and it was the third season Jim Lee Howell served as the head coach of the team. They finished the regular season 8-3-1 and continued to the postseason. They faced the Chicago Bears and won 47-7, clinching the NFL championship for the 1956 season.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Francisco 49ers 38-21
Week 2 @ Chicago Cardinals 27-35
Week 3 @ Cleveland Browns 21-9
Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 38-10
Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles 20-3
Week 6 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17-14
Week 7 Chicago Cardinals 23-10
Week 8 @ Washington Redskins 7-33
Week 9 Chicago Bears 17-17
Week 10 Washington Redskins 28-14
Week 11 Cleveland Browns 7-24
Week 12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21-7

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship Chicago Bears 47-7

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Lee Howell Offensive Coordinator: Vince Lombardi Defensive Coordinator: Tom Landry Wide Receivers Coach: Ken Kavanaugh Offensive Line Coach: Ed Kolman