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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
Head coachBill McPeak
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldDC Stadium
Results
Record6–8
Division place4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 Cleveland Browns L 27–13
47,577
2 September 20, 1964 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–18
25,158
3 September 25, 1964 at New York Giants L 13–10
62,996
4 October 4, 1964 St. Louis Cardinals L 23–17
49,219
5 October 11, 1964 Philadelphia Eagles W 35–20
49,219
6 October 18, 1964 at St. Louis Cardinals L 38–24
23,748
7 October 25, 1964 Chicago Bears W 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–10
60,671
9 November 8, 1964 at Cleveland Browns L 34–24
76,385
10 November 15, 1964 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–0
31,587
11 November 22, 1964 Dallas Cowboys W 28–16
49,219
12 November 29, 1964 New York Giants W 36–21
49,219
13 December 6, 1964 Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–7
49,219
14 December 13, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 45–17
60,213

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.

  • Date: September 13
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: 58°F, relative humidity 73%, wind 11 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,577
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ken Coleman (CLE) (second half) and Jim Gibbons (WSH) (first half) (play-by-play), Warren Lahr (CLE) (second half) and Eddie Gallaher (WSH) (first half) (color commentators)
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com
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

[1]

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