1946 New York Giants season
Head coachSteve Owen
Home fieldPolo Grounds
Results
Record7–3–1
Division place1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finishLost NFL Championship (vs. Bears) 14–24

The 1946 New York Giants season was the franchise's 22nd season in the National Football League.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue
1 Bye
2 October 1 at Boston Yanks W 17–0 1–0 Braves Field
3 October 6 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14 2–0 Forbes Field
4 October 13 at Washington Redskins L 14–24 2–1 Griffith Stadium
5 October 20 Chicago Cardinals W 28–24 3–1 Polo Grounds
6 October 27 Chicago Bears W 14–0 4–1 Polo Grounds
7 November 3 at Philadelphia Eagles L 14–24 4–2 Shibe Park
8 November 10 Philadelphia Eagles W 45–17 5–2 Polo Grounds
9 November 17 Boston Yanks T 28–28 5–2–1 Polo Grounds
10 November 24 Pittsburgh Steelers W 7–0 6–2–1 Polo Grounds
11 December 1 Los Angeles Rams L 21–31 6–3–1 Polo Grounds
12 December 8 Washington Redskins W 31–0 7–3–1 Polo Grounds

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Result Venue Recap
Championship December 15 Chicago Bears L 14–24 Polo Grounds Recap

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 7 3 1 .700 5–2–1 236 162 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 5 0 .545 5–3 231 220 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 136 117 L2
Washington Redskins 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 171 191 L2
Boston Yanks 2 8 1 .200 0–7–1 189 273 L1

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

See also