1972 New York Giants season
Head Coach Alex Webster
Home Field Yankee Stadium
Results
Record 8–6
Place 3rd NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1971 1973

The 1972 New York Giants season was the 48th season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants had an 8–6 record and finished in third place in the National Football Conference East Division, three games behind the Washington Redskins.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17 at Detroit Lions L 30–16
54,418
2 September 24 Dallas Cowboys L 23–14
62,725
3 October 2 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–12
65,720
4 October 8 New Orleans Saints W 45–21
62,507
5 October 15 at San Francisco 49ers W 23–17
58,606
6 October 22 St. Louis Cardinals W 27–21
62,756
7 October 29 Washington Redskins L 23–16
62,878
8 November 5 Denver Broncos W 29–17
62,689
9 November 12 at Washington Redskins L 27–13
53,039
10 November 19 at St. Louis Cardinals W 13–7
48,014
11 November 26 Philadelphia Eagles W 62–10
62,586
12 December 3 at Cincinnati Bengals L 13–10
59,523
13 December 10 Miami Dolphins L 23–13
62,728
14 December 17 at Dallas Cowboys W 23–3
64,602

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 11 3 0 .786 336 218 L-2
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 319 247 L-1
New York Giants 8 6 0 .571 331 247 W-1
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .321 193 303 W-2
Philadelphia Eagles 2 11 1 .179 145 352 L-5

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1972 New York Giants. Pro Football Reference. Retrieved on May 8, 2009.
  2. 1972 NFL Standings, Team & Offensive Statistics. Pro Football Reference. Archived from the original on 2009-05-11. Retrieved on May 8, 2009.
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