1981 New York Giants Schedule & Results

1981 New York Giants schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Saturday, August 8, 1981 FINAL
NY Giants (1-0) 23
Chicago (0-1) 7
Saturday, August 15, 1981 FINAL
Baltimore (0-2) 17
NY Giants (2-0) 20
Saturday, August 22, 1981 FINAL
NY Jets (2-1) 37
NY Giants (2-1) 24
Saturday, August 29, 1981 FINAL
NY Giants (2-2) 6
Pittsburgh (2-2) 31

Regular Season

Sun 9/6 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (1-0) 0107724
NY Giants (0-1) 300710
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 26-16-158, 1 INT, 1 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 37-20-241, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 16-84, 1 TD
L. Perry (NYG), 5-13
Rec
W. Montgomery (PHI), 6-33
B. Taylor (NYG), 6-62
Sun 9/13 1234FINAL
NY Giants (1-1) 0071017
Washington (0-2) 00707
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 27-8-93, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 48-27-318, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 13-38
J. Riggins (WAS), 6-28
Rec
G. Shirk (NYG), 4-41
A. Monk (WAS), 7-74
Sun 9/20 1234FINAL
New Orleans (1-2) 00077
NY Giants (2-1) 0137020
Pass
D. Wilson (NO), 24-11-154, 1 INT, 0 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 41-28-324, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
G. Rogers (NO), 20-75
D. Kotar (NYG), 8-46
Rec
W. Wilson (NO), 4-37
G. Shirk (NYG), 11-101, 1 TD
Sun 9/27 1234FINAL
NY Giants (2-2) 030710
Dallas (4-0) 370818
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 35-18-285, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 27-14-204, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Taylor (NYG), 13-52
T. Dorsett (DAL), 22-70
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 5-129, 1 TD
D. Pearson (DAL), 4-76
Sun 10/4 1234FINAL
Green Bay (2-3) 3107727
NY Giants (2-3) 007714
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 22-17-208, 1 INT, 2 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 32-20-230, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. Huckleby (GB), 30-88, 1 TD
D. Kotar (NYG), 9-31, 1 TD
Rec
P. Coffman (GB), 6-92, 1 TD
M. Friede (NYG), 5-73
Sun 10/11 1234FINAL
St. Louis (2-4) 070714
NY Giants (3-3) 01710734
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 26-17-195, 1 INT, 1 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 33-19-208, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
O. Anderson (STL), 17-71
R. Carpenter (NYG), 14-103, 1 TD
Rec
O. Anderson (STL), 5-47
J. Perkins (NYG), 5-55, 2 TD
Sun 10/18 1234FINAL
NY Giants (4-3) 31013632
Seattle (1-6) 00000
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 27-12-103, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 22-14-84, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 21-116, 1 TD
T. Brown (SEA), 4-9
Rec
G. Shirk (NYG), 4-30, 1 TD
S. Smith (SEA), 6-24
Sun 10/25 12345F/OT
NY Giants (5-3) 07107327
Atlanta (4-4) 7737024
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 32-19-256, 0 INT, 2 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 48-24-311, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 17-58
W. Andrews (ATL), 21-92
Rec
L. Bright (NYG), 5-58
L. Cain (ATL), 10-65
Sun 11/1 1234FINAL
NY Jets (4-4-1) 01331026
NY Giants (5-4) 00707
Pass
R. Todd (NYJ), 30-13-207, 0 INT, 1 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 35-22-182, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Augustyniak (NYJ), 12-41
L. Bright (NYG), 6-27
Rec
W. Walker (NYJ), 6-142, 1 TD
L. Bright (NYG), 7-52
Sun 11/8 1234FINAL
NY Giants (5-5) 01401024
Green Bay (4-6) 2030326
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 46-23-251, 4 INT, 3 TD
L. Dickey (GB), 27-10-143, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 15-38
G. Ellis (GB), 20-75
Rec
L. Bright (NYG), 6-78
P. Coffman (GB), 4-68
Sun 11/15 12345F/OT
Washington (5-6) 73710330
NY Giants (5-6) 7677027
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 38-25-242, 1 INT, 2 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 17-6-109, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 26-82, 1 TD
L. Perry (NYG), 11-67
Rec
J. Washington (WAS), 7-36
J. Perkins (NYG), 3-47, 1 TD
Sun 11/22 1234FINAL
NY Giants (6-6) 3701020
Philadelphia (9-3) 730010
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 27-10-181, 2 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 45-20-187, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 24-111
W. Montgomery (PHI), 25-102
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 4-43
B. Campfield (PHI), 6-69
Sun 11/29 1234FINAL
NY Giants (6-7) 030710
San Francisco (10-3) 770317
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 34-13-162, 3 INT, 0 TD
J. Montana (SF), 39-27-234, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 13-40, 1 TD
P. Hofer (SF), 8-33
Rec
R. Carpenter (NYG), 5-55
D. Clark (SF), 7-87
Sun 12/6 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (5-9) 70007
NY Giants (7-7) 007310
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 21-8-81, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Brunner (NYG), 22-5-67, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (LA), 24-94, 1 TD
R. Carpenter (NYG), 23-58, 1 TD
Rec
P. Dennard (LA), 5-66
R. Carpenter (NYG), 2-38
Sun 12/13 1234FINAL
NY Giants (8-7) 737320
St. Louis (7-8) 300710
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 24-12-86, 1 INT, 0 TD
N. Lomax (STL), 31-16-163, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 26-117, 1 TD
O. Anderson (STL), 18-75
Rec
G. Shirk (NYG), 3-25
O. Anderson (STL), 6-32
Sat 12/19 12345F/OT
Dallas (12-4) 00010010
NY Giants (9-7) 0073313
Pass
D. White (DAL), 33-17-200, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Brunner (NYG), 27-13-163, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Springs (DAL), 11-43
R. Carpenter (NYG), 29-83
Rec
J. Jones (DAL), 3-13
J. Mistler (NYG), 3-37

Postseason

1981 NFC Wild Card Game
Sun 12/27 1234FINAL
NY Giants (9-7) 2070027
Philadelphia (10-6) 077721
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 14-9-96, 1 INT, 3 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 24-13-154, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 33-161
W. Montgomery (PHI), 18-65, 2 TD
Rec
R. Carpenter (NYG), 4-32
R. Smith (PHI), 3-31
1981 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sun 1/3 1234FINAL
NY Giants (9-7) 737724
San Francisco (13-3) 71701438
Pass
S. Brunner (NYG), 37-16-290, 2 INT, 3 TD
J. Montana (SF), 31-20-304, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Carpenter (NYG), 17-61
E. Cooper (SF), 7-52
Rec
J. Perkins (NYG), 7-121, 2 TD
F. Solomon (SF), 6-107, 1 TD

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