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1940 New York Giants season

 

1940 New York Giants season

1940 New York Giants season
Head coach Steve Owen
Home field Polo Grounds
Results
Record 6–4–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1939 1941 >

The 1940 New York Giants season was the sixteenth season for the club in the National Football League.

The Giants' 131 points-scored is the fewest in NFL history for a team that finished the season with a winning record.[1]

Contents

  • Schedule 1
  • Standings 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 15, 1940 at Pittsburgh Steelers T 10–10
2 September 22, 1940 at Washington Redskins L 21–7
3 September 28, 1940 at Philadelphia Eagles W 20–14
4 October 13, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 17–7
5 October 20, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 12–0
6 October 27, 1940 Chicago Bears L 37–21
7 November 3, 1940 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 10–7
8 November 10, 1940 Cleveland Rams L 13–0
9 November 17, 1940 Green Bay Packers W 7–3
10 November 24, 1940 Washington Redskins W 21–7
11 December 1, 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers L 14–6

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 9 2 0 .818 6–2 245 142 W1
Brooklyn Dodgers 8 3 0 .727 6–2 186 120 W4
New York Giants 6 4 1 .600 5–2–1 131 133 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 7 2 .222 1–6–1 60 178 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 10 0 .091 1–7 111 211 L1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

See also

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com: In a single season, from 1940 to 2011, in the regular season, team with winning record, sorted by ascending Points For.


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