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1978 New York Giants

1978 New York Giants Players And Stats

The 1978 New York Giants finished with a record of 6 wins and 10 losses, and they did not make the postseason. Overall they ranked 23rd in the league in offensive yards gained and 20th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by John McVay and they produced 3 pro bowl players: Brad Van Pelt, Harry Carson and Dave Jennings. The top fantasy point players were Joe Pisarcik, Bobby Hammond and Doug Kotar. View all of the 1978 Giants players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
With 153.60 fantasy points Joe Pisarcik lead the New York Giants in 1978 on 2,096 passing yards and 12 TDs. In 15 games he averaged 10.24 points. He relied mostly on his arm with only 68 rushing yards. Randy Dean was also on the roster and racked up 188 passing yards and 1 td pass in 6 games. Jerry Golsteyn got enough playing time to contribute 110 yards in the air but unfortunately couldn't find the end zone.
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Running Backs
The top New York Giants fantasy Running Back of 1978 was Bobby Hammond. He averaged 5.86 fantasy points per game for 14 games for a total of 82.05 points. He also had 554 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown. Other New York Giants rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Doug Kotar with 625 rushing yards and 85.75 fantasy points and Larry Csonka with 311 yards rushing and 70.75 fantasy points.Dan Doornink with 306 yards rushing and 39.90 fantasy points.Billy Taylor with 250 yards rushing and 28.50 fantasy points.Willie Spencer with 61 yards rushing and 19.35 fantasy points.Emery Moorehead with 0 yards rushing and 2.25 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Johnny Perkins was the top New York Giants Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1978 with 32 receptions for 514 yards and 3 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 44.00 fantasy points for an average of 3.14 points per game. The other top New York Giants wide receiver fantasy point producers were Jimmy Robinson with 620 receiving yards on 32 receptions for 43.00 fantasy points and James Thompson with 113 yards receiving on 7 catches.Ernest Pough with 2 yards receiving on 1 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 2.45 fantasy points per game for 15 games made Al Dixon the top New York Giants Fantasy Tight End of 1978. Statistically, he had 18 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 376 receiving yards. The other top New York Giants tight end fantasy point producer of 1978 was Gary Shirk with 18.35 fantasy points on 127 receiving yards and 10 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1978 for the New York Giants with 21 field goals and 27 extra points was Joe Danelo. These stats produced a 16 game total of 90.00 fantasy points for an average of 5.63 per game.
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