1944 Washington Redskins season

The 1944 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 13th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 7th in Washington, D.C.. The team matched on their 6–3–1 record from 1943, when they made it to the Championship game but missed the playoffs.

1944 Washington Redskins season
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Head coachDudley DeGroot
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record6–3–1
Division place3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Game
recap
1 Bye
2 Bye
3 Bye
4 October 8 at Philadelphia Eagles T 31–31 0–0–1 Shibe Park 32,549 Recap
5 October 15 at Boston Yanks W 21–14 1–0–1 Fenway Park 17,758 Recap
6 October 22 Brooklyn Tigers W 17–14 2–0–1 Griffith Stadium 35,000 Recap
7 October 29 Card-Pitt W 42–20 3–0–1 Griffith Stadium 35,540 Recap
8 November 5 Cleveland Rams W 14–10 4–0–1 Griffith Stadium 35,450 Recap
9 November 12 at Brooklyn Tigers W 10–0 5–0–1 Ebbets Field 20,404 Recap
10 November 19 Philadelphia Eagles L 7–37 5–1–1 Griffith Stadium 35,540 Recap
11 November 26 Boston Yanks W 14–7 6–1–1 Griffith Stadium 35,540 Recap
12 December 3 at New York Giants L 13–16 6–2–1 Polo Grounds 47,457 Recap
13 December 10 New York Giants L 0–31 6–3–1 Griffith Stadium 35,540 Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 8 1 1 .889 6–1–1 206 75 W4
Philadelphia Eagles 7 1 2 .875 6–0–2 267 131 W2
Washington Redskins 6 3 1 .667 4–3–1 169 180 L2
Boston Yanks 2 8 0 .200 2–6 82 233 L2
Brooklyn Tigers 0 10 0 .000 0-8 69 166 L0

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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