1951 Washington Redskins season

The 1951 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 20th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 14th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 3–9 record from 1950 and finished 5-7.

1951 Washington Redskins season
Head coachDick Todd
Herman Ball
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record5–7
Division place3rd NFL American
Playoff finishdid not qualify

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1951 at Detroit Lions L 35–17
27,831
2 October 7, 1951 New York Giants L 35–14
23,800
3 October 14, 1951 at Cleveland Browns L 45–0
33,968
4 October 21, 1951 Chicago Cardinals W 7–3
22,960
5 October 28, 1951 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–23
20,437
6 November 4, 1951 Chicago Bears L 27–0
21,737
7 November 11, 1951 at New York Giants L 28–14
21,242
8 November 18, 1951 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 22–7
15,060
9 November 25, 1951 Los Angeles Rams W 31–21
26,307
10 December 2, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles L 35–21
23,738
11 December 9, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals W 20–17
9,459
12 December 16, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers L 20–10
18,096

StandingsEdit

NFL American Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 9–0 331 152 W11
New York Giants 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 254 161 W4
Washington Redskins 5 7 0 .417 4–5 183 296 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 .364 3–5–1 183 235 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 3–6 234 264 L2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 0–8 210 287 W1

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