The New York Giants are a professional American football team based in the New York metropolitan area.
The Giants compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division.
Knute Rockne reassembled his Four Horsemen along with the stars of his 1924 Championship squad and told them to score early, then defend.
Rockne, like much of the public, thought little of pro football and expected an easy win.
After a disappointing fourth season (1928) owner Mara bought the entire squad of the Detroit Wolverines, principally to acquire star quarterback Benny Friedman, and merged the two teams under the Giants name.
This article is about the current American football team.For the baseball team, see San Francisco Giants and History of the New York Giants (baseball).For other uses, see New York Giants (disambiguation).The famous "Sneakers Game" was played in this era where the Giants defeated the Chicago Bears on an icy field in the 1934 NFL Championship Game, while wearing sneakers for better traction.To this day, no NFL game played since then has ended in a scoreless tie.“Right before we taped this show, the entire news cycle jumped on the bus to crazy town,” Colbert continued.