1964 Washington Redskins season

The 1964 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 33rd season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 28th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 3–11 record from 1963 and finished 6–8.

1964 Washington Redskins season
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Head coachBill McPeak
Home fieldD.C. Stadium
Results
Record6–8
Division place4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Game
recap
1 September 13 Cleveland Browns L 13–27 0–1 D.C. Stadium 47,577 Recap
2 September 20 at Dallas Cowboys L 18–24 0–2 Cotton Bowl 25,158 Recap
3 September 25 at New York Giants L 10–13 0–3 Yankee Stadium 62,996 Recap
4 October 4 St. Louis Cardinals L 17–23 0–4 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
5 October 11 Philadelphia Eagles W 35–20 1–4 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
6 October 18 at St. Louis Cardinals L 24–38 1–5 Busch Stadium 23,748 Recap
7 October 25 Chicago Bears W 27–20 2–5 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
8 November 1 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–10 3–5 Franklin Field 60,671 Recap
9 November 8 at Cleveland Browns L 24–34 3–6 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 76,385 Recap
10 November 15 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–0 4–6 Pitt Stadium 31,587 Recap
11 November 22 Dallas Cowboys W 28–16 5–6 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
12 November 29 New York Giants W 36–21 6–6 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
13 December 6 Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–14 6–7 D.C. Stadium 49,219 Recap
14 December 13 at Baltimore Colts L 17–45 6–8 Memorial Stadium 60,213 Recap

Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.

Season summaryEdit

Week 1: vs. Cleveland BrownsEdit

Cleveland Browns 27, Washington Redskins 13
1 2 34Total
Browns 0 13 7727
Redskins 0 10 0313

at District of Columbia Stadium, Washington, D.C.

Game information

Week 5Edit

1 234Total
Eagles 0 0200 20
Redskins 14 777 35
  • Date: October 11
  • Location: D.C. Stadium • Washington, D.C.
  • Game weather: 46°F, wind 13 mph

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The first meeting between the two teams since they traded quarterbacks in the offseason.

Week 9: at Cleveland BrownsEdit

Cleveland Browns 34, Washington Redskins 24
1 2 34Total
Redskins 0 3 71424
Browns 0 13 14734

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Date: November 8
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 45°F, relative humidity 94%, wind 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 76,385
  • TV announcers (CBS): Jim Gibbons (WSH) (second half) and Ken Coleman (CLE) (first half) (play-by-play), Eddie Gallaher (WSH) (second half) and Warren Lahr (CLE) (first half) (color commentators)
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com
Game information

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 .769 9–2–1 415 293 W1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 3 2 .750 8–2–2 357 331 W4
Philadelphia Eagles 6 8 0 .429 6–6 312 313 L1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 5–7 307 305 L2
Dallas Cowboys 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 250 289 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 5–7 253 315 L1
New York Giants 2 10 2 .167 2–8–2 241 399 L4

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

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit