In 1925, the Giants played their very first home game. Their opponent, the Frankford Yellow Jackets, would make the game a painful one, defeating the Giants 14-0 in their home debut. This knocked the Giants record to 0-3, having previously lost two games on the road. They would go on to win their next seven games before splitting the final two to finish their inaugural season 8-4.
During Week 12 of his rookie season, Odell Beckham Jr. came to national attention when he made a one-handed touchdown catch while falling backwards in a Sunday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys, which numerous pundits called the greatest catch ever made. Beckham went on to win the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year award.
The 2004 NFL Draft was dominated by a blockbuster draft-day trade as the New York Giants drafted quarterback Philip Rivers with the #4 overall pick, then promptly traded him, along with three draft picks, to the San Diego Chargers for the #1 overall pick, quarterback Eli Manning.
Tom Landry played defensive back for the New York Giants before going on to have a Hall of Fame career as an NFL coach. He served as an assistant coach for the Giants from 1956 to 1959 -- then in 1960 he became head coach of the newly-founded Dallas Cowboys, a position he held until 1989.