Morris was steadily given more rushing attempts over his first three seasons as a Giant. In his third season, he started in eight games, racking up 510 rushing yards with 4 TDs. But it was his fourth season in New York that he really got a chance to show his stuff.
In 1985, Joe Morris rushed the ball 294 times in the regular season for 1,336 yards and an NFL-leading 21 touchdowns. Morris' stats didn't stop there however. He also caught the ball 22 times for 212 yards, accumulating 1,548 yards from scrimmage.
Morris' contributions the following season would be critical to the Giants run towards the Super Bowl Championship. During the regular season, Morris rushed for a hefty 1,516 yards, scoring 14 times while running the ball. Add to that 233 yards receiving and a pass caught for a touchdown.
In the 1986 playoffs, Morris scored 4 TDs in three games, rushing for a combined 313 yards en route to earning a Super Bowl ring as the Giants' starting running back.
In total, Morris played seven seasons for the "Jints", rushing for 5,296 yards and 48 TDs, while catching passes for 884 yards and two TDs.