NFL The Best New York Giants of All Time  

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This is a list of the best New York Giants of all time. Formed in 1925, the New York Football Giants are a name as recognizable with the NFL as much as any other team in the league. The Giants are one of the greatest teams of all time. The team has won eight championships, four before the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 and four Super Bowl titles. Some of the greatest defensive players in NFL history have played for the Giants. The team has traditionally relied on stout defenses and a powerful running game. The formative years of the NFL saw some of the best linemen and linebackers play for the team. Hall of Famers from the team's early years includes Sam Huff, Frank Gifford, Rosey Brown, Andy Robustelli and Y.A. Tittle.

After an 18 playoff drought, the Giants' fortunes started to turn in 1981. That year, the team drafted one of its greatest players and perhaps the best linebacker ever in Lawrence Taylor. In addition to Taylor, the team had some of the top Giants in Phil Simms, George Martin and Harry Carson. More recently, the Giants have won multiple Super Bowl titles with quarterback Eli Manning and Justin Tuck captaining the defense. 

This list of the best New York Giants of all time. If you see someone who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank the list according to who you think is the greatest New York Giants player of all time.
list ordered by

1
2,930 186
Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

2
2,037 394
Michael Strahan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

3
2,084 697
Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

4
1,137 378
Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker

5
1,348 458
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

6
1,017 392
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back, Cornerback, Halfback

7
748 351
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

8
974 422
Mark Bavaro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Tight end

9
950 362
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

10
1,028 344
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

11
851 264
Justin Tuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

12
834 303
Carl Banks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

13
1,394 325
Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Jonathan_Rojas2 added Wide reciever

14
440 182
Emlen Tunnell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Return specialist, Safety, Defensive back

15
658 221
Amani Toomer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Wide receiver

16
476 192
Roosevelt Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Roosevelt Brown Offensive tackle

17
506 183
Leonard Marshall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

18
518 256
Joe Morris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

19
918 349
Victor Cruz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Wide receiver

20
621 162
Osi Umenyiora is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

21
473 248
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

22
740 219
Jason Pierre-Paul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

23
428 208
Rosey Grier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive lineman

24
402 168
Pepper Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

25
351 176
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back