The New York Giants are one of the oldest franchises in the NFL. They have a fascinating history and have accomplished quite a bit over the years. Here is a quick look at some fun facts about the New York Giants.
1. The only person to be the head coach of both the New York Giants and the New York Jets is Bill Parcells.
2. The first rushing touchdown scored during a regular season game played outside the United States was scored by Giants quarterback Eli Manning in the team’s victory over the Dolphins in a 2007 game in London.
3. Giants running back Dave Meggett’s career passing numbers are four attempts, four completions, four touchdowns.
4. Giants quarterback Phil Simms was the first player to utter the line “I’m going to Disneyland” following the Super Bowl.
5. After a disappointing 1928 season and as a way to acquire new talent, Giants owner Tim Mara purchased the complete Detroit Wolverines roster and merged the two teams together to play under the name New York Giants.