1945 Washington Redskins season
The 1945 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 14th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 8th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 6–3–1 record from 1944. They won the Eastern division title with an 8–2 record but lost the NFL championship game to the Cleveland Rams, 15–14.
|1945 Washington Redskins season|
|Owner||George Preston Marshall|
|Head coach||Dudley DeGroot|
|Home field||Griffith Stadium|
|Division place||1st NFL Eastern|
|Playoff finish||Lost NFL Championship (Cleveland Rams, 15–14)|
It was the Redskins' last postseason appearance for over a quarter-century, until 1971.
|3||October 7||at Boston Yanks||L 20–28||0–1||Fenway Park||22,685||Recap|
|4||October 14||at Pittsburgh Steelers||W 14–0||1–1||Forbes Field||14,050||Recap|
|5||October 21||Philadelphia Eagles||W 24–14||2–1||Griffith Stadium||34,788||Recap|
|6||October 28||at New York Giants||W 24–14||3–1||Polo Grounds||55,641||Recap|
|7||November 4||Chicago Cardinals||W 24–21||4–1||Griffith Park||35,000||Recap|
|8||November 11||Boston Yanks||W 34–7||5–1||Griffith Park||34,788||Recap|
|9||November 18||Chicago Bears||W 28–21||6–1||Griffith Park||34,788||Recap|
|10||November 25||at Philadelphia Eagles||L 0–16||6–2||Shibe Park||37,306||Recap|
|11||December 2||Pittsburgh Steelers||W 24–0||7–2||Griffith Stadium||34,788||Recap|
|12||December 9||New York Giants||W 17–0||8–2||Griffith Stadium||34,788||Recap|
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
|Championship||December 16||Cleveland Rams||L 14-15||Cleveland Municipal Stadium||32,178||Recap|
|NFL Eastern Division|
|New York Giants||3||6||1||.333||2–4–1||179||198||L1|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
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