1959 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
10-2-0 0-0 4496 2732 1764 36 214 3123 1789 1334 38 180
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The New York Giants' thirty-fifth season was in 1959, and it was the sixth season Jim Lee Howell served as the head coach of the team. They finished the regular season 10-2-0 and continued to the postseason. They faced the Baltimore Colts in the playoffs and lost 31-16.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Los Angeles Rams 23-21
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21-49
Week 3 @ Cleveland Browns 10-6
Week 4 Philadelphia Eagles 24-7
Week 5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21-16
Week 6 Green Bay Packers 20-3
Week 7 Chicago Cardinals 9-3
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 9-14
Week 9 @ Chicago Cardinals 30-20
Week 10 Washington Redskins 45-14
Week 11 Cleveland Browns 48-7
Week 12 @ Washington Redskins 24-10

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship @ Baltimore Colts 16-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Lee Howell Offensive Coordinator: Allie Sherman Defensive Coordinator: Tom Landry Wide Receivers Coach: Ken Kavanaugh Line Coach: Johnny Dell Isola