| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|10-3-1 ||0-1 ||4727 ||2839 ||1888 ||48 ||281 ||4307 ||2365 ||1942 ||54 ||231 |
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The New York Giants' thirty-seventh season was in 1961, playing their home games at Yankee Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Allie Sherman to lead the team. Sherman previously was the offensive coordinator of the New York Giants and had six years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 10-3-1 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Green Bay Packers 37-0. At the end of the season, Allie Sherman was awarded with the Coach of the Year award.
1961 New York Giants Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Allie Sherman Wide Receivers Coach: Ken Kavanaugh Offensive Line Coach: Ed Kolman Backfield Coach: Don Heinrich Defensive Coach: Harland Svare Director of Player Personnel: Jim Lee Howell Chief Scout: Don Heinrich