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1976 New York Giants season

1976 New York Giants season
Head coach Bill Arnsparger and John McVay
Home field Giants Stadium
Record 3–11
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
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< 1975      1977 >

The 1976 New York Giants season was the 52nd season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants had a 3–11 record in 1976 and finished in last place in the National Football Conference East Division.[1] The season was highlighted by the opening of the new Giants Stadium at the New Jersey Meadowlands in East Rutherford on October 10. In the first game at the stadium, the Dallas Cowboys handed New York a 24–14 loss.[1][2] The Giants' first win at Giants Stadium came on November 14, when they defeated the Washington Redskins 12–9.[1][3]


Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 at Washington Redskins L 19–17
2 September 19, 1976 at Philadelphia Eagles L 20–7
3 September 26, 1976 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–10
4 October 3, 1976 at St. Louis Cardinals L 27–21
5 October 10, 1976 Dallas Cowboys L 24–14
6 October 17, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–7
7 October 24, 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–0
8 October 31, 1976 Philadelphia Eagles L 10–0
9 November 7, 1976 at Dallas Cowboys L 9–3
10 November 14, 1976 Washington Redskins W 12–9
11 November 21, 1976 at Denver Broncos L 14–13
12 November 28, 1976 Seattle Seahawks W 28–16
13 December 5, 1976 Detroit Lions W 24–10
14 December 12, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals L 17–14


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