|2013 New York Giants season|
|Head coach||Tom Coughlin|
|General manager||Jerry Reese|
|Home field||MetLife Stadium|
|Division place||3rd NFC East|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
|Pro Bowlers||S Antrel Rolle|
However, they failed to improve on their 9-7 record and were eliminated from playoff contention after their Week 14 loss to the Chargers. They finished with a 7-9 record, their first losing season since 2004.
The Giants became the first team in NFL history to have a five-year era in which they won the Super Bowl in the third year of the era but missed the playoffs in all other years. Five other teams had similar situations where their lone playoff appearances in any five-year stretch were Super Bowl victories; however four of these were won on their fifth year of that stretch:
|2013 New York Giants draft|
|1||19||Justin Pugh||Offensive tackle||Syracuse|
|2||49||Johnathan Hankins||Defensive tackle||Ohio State|
|3||81||Damontre Moore||Defensive end||Texas A&M|
|4||110||Ryan Nassib||Quarterback||Syracuse||From the Arizona Cardinals|
|7||225||Eric Herman||Guard||Ohio||Player cut in 2014 offseason.|
|7||253||Michael Cox||Running back||UMass||Compensatory selection, Player cut in 2014 offseason.|
|Pro Football Hall of Fame Made at least one Pro Bowl during careerMade roster|
|1||August 10||at Pittsburgh Steelers||W 18-13||1-0||Heinz Field||Recap|
|2||August 18||Indianapolis Colts||L 12-20||1-1||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|3||August 24||New York Jets||L 21-24 (OT)||1-2||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|4||August 29||at New England Patriots||L 20-28||1-3||Gillette Stadium||Recap|
|1||September 8||at Dallas Cowboys||L 31-36||0-1||AT&T Stadium||Recap|
|2||September 15||Denver Broncos||L 23-41||0-2||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|3||September 22||at Carolina Panthers||L 0-38||0-3||Bank of America Stadium||Recap|
|4||September 29||at Kansas City Chiefs||L 7-31||0-4||Arrowhead Stadium||Recap|
|5||October 6||Philadelphia Eagles||L 21-36||0-5||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|6||October 10||at Chicago Bears||L 21-27||0-6||Soldier Field||Recap|
|7||October 21||Minnesota Vikings||W 23-7||1-6||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|8||October 27||at Philadelphia Eagles||W 15-7||2-6||Lincoln Financial Field||Recap|
|10||November 10||Oakland Raiders||W 24-20||3-6||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|11||November 17||Green Bay Packers||W 27-13||4-6||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|12||November 24||Dallas Cowboys||L 21-24||4-7||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|13||December 1||at Washington Redskins||W 24-17||5-7||FedExField||Recap|
|14||December 8||at San Diego Chargers||L 14-37||5-8||Qualcomm Stadium||Recap|
|15||December 15||Seattle Seahawks||L 0-23||5-9||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
|16||December 22||at Detroit Lions||W 23-20 (OT)||6-9||Ford Field||Recap|
|17||December 29||Washington Redskins||W 20-6||7-9||MetLife Stadium||Recap|
With the loss, the Giants start their season at 0-1. It was their first loss ever in AT&T Stadium since it opened in 2009.
With the shutout loss, the Giants fell their first 0-3 start since 1996.
With the loss, the Giants fell to their first 0-4 start since 1987 - which coincidentally also followed a Super Bowl victory.
With the win, the Giants improved to 2-6, and would snap an eight-game losing streak when playing on the road.
This game would snap a 5-game losing streak for Giants against AFC teams. They improved to 3-6.
With the loss, the Giants fell to 5-8, and were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the second straight season, thus rendering them unable to play Super Bowl XLVIII on their home turf.
Eli Manning threw a career high five interceptions during this game. This would be the second season in a row where the Giants were shutout by the top NFC seed in Week 15.
With the win, the Giants placed the Lions out of post-season contention.
|New York Giants||7||9||0||.438||3-3||6-6||294||383||W2|
|4||Green Bay Packers||North||8||7||1||.531||3-2-1||6-5-1||417||428||-11||W1|
|5||San Francisco 49ers||West||12||4||0||.750||5-1||9-3||406||272||134||W6|
|6||New Orleans Saints||South||11||5||0||.688||5-1||9-3||414||304||110||W1|
|Did not qualify for the playoffs|
|10[b][c]||New York Giants||East||7||9||0||.438||3-3||6-6||294||383||-89||W2|
|12||St. Louis Rams||West||7||9||0||.438||1-5||4-8||348||364||-16||L1|
|15||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||South||4||12||0||.250||1-5||2-10||288||389||-101||L3|