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The 1946 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 15th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 9th in Washington, D.C.. The team failed to improve on their 8–2 record from 1945 and finished 5-5-1.

1946 Washington Redskins season
Head coachTurk Edwards
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record5–5–1
Division place3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1946 Pittsburgh Steelers T 14–14
33,620
2 October 6, 1946 Detroit Lions W 17–16
33,569
3 October 13, 1946 New York Giants W 24–14
33,651
4 October 20, 1946 at Boston Yanks W 14–6
24,357
5 October 27, 1946 Philadelphia Eagles L 28–24
33,691
6 November 3, 1946 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–7
39,060
7 November 10, 1946 Boston Yanks W 17–14
33,691
8 November 17, 1946 at Chicago Bears L 24–20
43,315
9 November 24, 1946 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–10
36,366
10 December 1, 1946 Green Bay Packers L 20–7
33,691
11 December 8, 1946 at New York Giants L 31–0
60,337

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 7 3 1 .700 5–2–1 236 162 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 5 0 .545 5–3 231 220 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 136 117 L2
Washington Redskins 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 171 191 L2
Boston Yanks 2 8 1 .200 0–7–1 189 273 L1

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