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New York Giants 1979 Roster

The 1979 New York Giants Roster consisted of 72 players that included 4 quarterbacks, 12 running backs, 10 wide receivers, 7 tight ends, 14 Offensive Linemen, 8 Defensive Linemen, 7 linebackers, 8 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 1 punter. They were outscored by their opponents by 86 points (237 points for and 323 points against) which led to their 6 - 10 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Giants roster.

New York Giants 1979 Roster

   Coach: Ray Perkins
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Randy Dean qb 3
Joe Pisarcik qb 3
Dave Rader qb 1
Phil Simms qb 1
Todd Christensen rb 2
Zachary Dixon rb 2
George Franklin rb 2
Tony Green rb 3
Bobby Hammond rb 5
Eddie Hicks rb 1
Ken Johnson rb 1
Doug Kotar rb 6
Emery Moorehead rb 3
Billy Taylor rb 2
Bob Torrey rb 2
Earnest Gray wr 1
Tom Mullady wr 1
Steve Odom wr 7
Johnny Perkins wr 3
Ray Rhodes wr 6
Jimmy Robinson wr 4
Dwight Scales wr 4
Gene Washington wr 2
Al Dixon te 4
Cleveland Jackson te 1
George Martin te 5
Loaird McCreary te 4
Gary Shirk te 4
Brad Benson ol 2
Jim Clack ol 9
Gus Coppens ol 1
Keith Eck ol 1
Dan Fowler ol 1
Gordon Gravelle ol 9
Gordon King ol 2
Ron Mikolajczyk ol 4
Tom Neville ol 14
Roy Simmons ol 1
J.T. Turner ol 3
Doug Van Horn ol 13
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Gary Jeter dl 3
Mike McCoy dl 10
John Mendenhall dl 8
Calvin Miller dl 1
Jim Pietrzak dl 6
Philip Tabor dl 1
Jeff Weston dl 1
**Harry Carson lb 4
Randy Coffield lb 3
Brian Kelley lb 7
Dan Lloyd lb 4
Frank Marion lb 3
John Skorupan lb 7
**Brad Van Pelt lb 7
Alan Caldwell db 1
Terry Jackson db 2
Ernie Jones db 4
Odis McKinney db 2
Ray Oldham db 8
Beasley Reece db 4
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Joe Danelo k 5
**Dave Jennings p 6
*denotes the number of years played in the NFL as of the year selected for the team.
**denotes the player played in the Pro Bowl.
 
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