Photo Credit: NFL

By Zane Miller

On Sunday, December 30th, 1956, the New York Giants defeated the Chicago Bears 47-7 in the 1956 NFL Championship Game to win the 37th championship in NFL history. It was the fourth championship for the Giants franchise. The game was held at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Out of Playoffs: Detroit Lions (9-3), Chicago Cardinals (7-5), Washington Redskins (6-6), San Francisco 49ers (5-6-1), Cleveland Browns (5-7), Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7), Baltimore Colts (5-7), Los Angeles Rams (4-8), Green Bay Packers (4-8), Philadelphia Eagles (3-8-1)

Most passing touchdowns: #18 Tobin Rote (Packers)- 18 TD

Most rushing touchdowns: #35 Rick Casares (Bears)- 12 TD

Most receiving touchdowns: #86 Billy Howton (Packers)- 12 TD

Most interceptions: #40 Lindon Crow (Cardinals)- 11 INT

Best field goal percentage (min. 9 attempts): #22 Bobby Layne (Lions)- 12 for 15, 80%

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