The Denver Broncos and the New York Giants are tied for the fewest first downs in a game, with 0 first downs.

nfl least first downs in a game
Interpreted as:
NFL least first downs in a regular-season game
9/3/1966Broncos9/27/1942Giants11/4/1979Seahawks12/3/1950Browns9/22/1949Bulldogs12/3/2000Browns9/12/1999Browns12/4/1988Seahawks10/21/1973Saints9/23/1973Falcons9/23/1945Cardinals9/15/1940Cardinals11/2/2008Raiders12/21/2006Vikings12/8/2002Texans11/24/1988Lions10/5/1980Saints11/30/1975Chargers9/10/1967Broncos11/11/1962Eagles11/22/195949ers10/28/1945Yanks11/7/1943Giants00111222222233333333333
TEAMDATETMOPPRESULT1DWNPASS 1DWNRUSH 1DWNPEN 1DWNTDOFFOPP OFF3DWN%4DWN%
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/3/1966DENDEN@ HOU
@
L
7-45
0126472
New York GiantsNew York Giants9/27/1942NYGNYG@ WAS
@
W
14-7
02
Seattle SeahawksSeattle Seahawks11/4/1979SEASEAvs. LA
vs.
L
0-24
10-7475
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns12/3/1950CLECLEvs. PHI
vs.
W
13-7
1169167
New York BulldogsNew York Bulldogs9/22/1949NYBNYBvs. PHI
vs.
L
0-7
10
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns12/3/2000CLECLE@ JAX
@
L
0-48
20110534490.0
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns9/12/1999CLECLEvs. PIT
vs.
L
0-43
22000404640.0
Seattle SeahawksSeattle Seahawks12/4/1988SEASEA@ NE
@
L
7-13
2200165212
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints10/21/1973NONO@ SF
@
L
0-40
2082424
Atlanta FalconsAtlanta Falcons9/23/1973ATLATL@ LA
@
L
0-31
2070351
Chicago CardinalsChicago Cardinals9/23/1945CHCCHCvs. DET
vs.
L
0-10
20
Chicago CardinalsChicago Cardinals9/15/1940CHCCHCvs. DET
vs.
T
0-0
2
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders11/2/2008OAKOAKvs. ATL
vs.
L
0-24
303007745311.10.0
Minnesota VikingsMinnesota Vikings12/21/2006MINMIN@ GB
@
L
7-9
3120110431914.30.0
Houston TexansHouston Texans12/8/2002HOUHOU@ PIT
@
W
24-6
31113474228.3
Detroit LionsDetroit Lions11/24/1988DETDETvs. MIN
vs.
L
0-23
3300060353
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints10/5/1980NONOvs. STL
vs.
L
7-40
3180433
San Diego ChargersSan Diego Chargers11/30/1975SDSD@ DEN
@
L
10-13
31123336
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/10/1967DENDEN@ OAK
@
L
0-51
30-5388
Philadelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Eagles11/11/1962PHIPHIvs. GB
vs.
L
0-49
3054628
San Francisco 49ersSan Francisco 49ers11/22/1959SFSF@ BAL
@
L
14-45
32133439
Boston Yanks10/28/1945BOS@ PIT
@
W
10-6
31
New York GiantsNew York Giants11/7/1943NYGNYG@ DET
@
T
0-0
3
Detroit LionsDetroit Lions11/23/1941DETDETvs. CHB
vs.
L
7-24
31
Pittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers9/8/1940PITPITvs. CHC
vs.
T
7-7
31
New York GiantsNew York Giants9/12/1999NYGNYG@ TB
@
W
17-13
431021072547.1
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/20/1992DENDEN@ PHI
@
L
0-30
43100823880.0
Philadelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Eagles9/30/1991PHIPHI@ WAS
@
L
0-23
430108935716.7
Philadelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Eagles11/20/1983PHIPHIvs. NYG
vs.
L
0-23
4301079332
Chicago BearsChicago Bears11/22/1981CHICHIvs. DET
vs.
L
7-23
4211124356
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs12/16/1979KCKC@ TB
@
L
0-3
4080269
Baltimore ColtsBaltimore Colts11/11/1973BALBAL@ MIA
@
L
0-44
40132412
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