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1937 Washington Redskins

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8-3-0, NFL East Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 195 points (17.7/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 120 points (10.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 75 points (6.8/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 8.4-2.6.

Coach: Ray Flaherty (8-3-0)

Stadium: Griffith Stadium
 Training Camp: Anacostia Park (Washington, District of Columbia)


Team Info

Owner/President George Preston Marshall
General Manager Jack Espey

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 195 2920 672 4.3 20 0 149 99 222 1316 11 20 5.9 450 1604 11 3.6 149
Team Defense 120 2095 523 4.0 41 24 66 171 946 12 17 5.5 352 1149 3 3.3
Lg Rank Offense 3 2 4 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 6 4 2 3
Lg Rank Defense 4 1 3 1 1 4 5 8 7 5 1 2 1 6

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Thu September 16 boxscore W 1-0 New York Giants 13 3 15 221 116 105 2 17 311 85 226 2
2 Fri September 24 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Cardinals 14 21
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 7 12 279 141 138 2 4 132 38 94 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-2 Philadelphia Eagles 0 14
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 3-2 Pittsburgh Pirates 34 20
8 Sun October 24 boxscore W 4-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 7
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 5-2 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 21 0 11 214 85 129 5 3 75 12 63 5
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 5-3 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 13 21
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 6-3 @ Cleveland Rams 16 7
10 Sun November 28 boxscore W 7-3 Green Bay Packers 14 6
11 Sun December 5 boxscore W 8-3 @ New York Giants 49 14 19 392 154 238 3 12 230 212 18 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 12 boxscore W 9-3 @ Chicago Bears 28 21 18 475 398 77 6 11 332 207 125 4

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Sammy Baugh+ 23 TB 11 5 81 171 47.4 1127 8 4.7 14 8.2 59 6.6 3.8 13.9 102.5 50.5
Cliff Battles 27 tb 10 8 13 33 39.4 142 0 0.0 3 9.1 0 4.3 0.2 10.9 14.2 15.0
Riley Smith 26 bb 11 11 4 9 44.4 33 3 33.3 0 0.0 39 3.7 10.3 8.3 3.0 94.0
Dixie Howell 25 5 0 1 6 16.7 14 0 0.0 3 50.0 14 2.3 -20.2 14.0 2.8 0.0 0 0
Don Irwin 24 FB 10 9 0 3 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.4 11 99 222 44.6 1316 11 5.0 20 9.0 59 5.9 2.9 13.3 119.6 42.9 0 0
Opp Total 11 66 171 38.6 946 12 7.0 17 9.9 5.5 2.46 14.3 86.0 41.1 0 0 5.5 2.5 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Cliff Battles 27 tb 10 8 216 874 5 75 4.0 87.4 21.6 9 81 9.0 1 0 0.9 8.1 955 6 0
Don Irwin 24 FB 10 9 89 315 2 0 3.5 31.5 8.9 8 112 14.0 0 0 0.8 11.2 427 2 0
Sammy Baugh+ 23 TB 11 5 86 240 1 41 2.8 21.8 7.8 240 1 0
Max Krause 28 8 0 21 47 1 0 2.2 5.9 2.6 2 13 6.5 0 0 0.3 1.6 60 1 0
Riley Smith 26 bb 11 11 12 39 2 0 3.3 3.5 1.1 11 93 8.5 0 0 1.0 8.5 132 2 0
Ed Justice 25 wb 10 1 8 35 0 0 4.4 3.5 0.8 9 150 16.7 3 0 0.9 15.0 185 3 0
Eddie Britt 25 4 0 7 21 0 0 3.0 5.3 1.8 21 0 0
Dixie Howell 25 5 0 5 9 0 0 1.8 1.8 1.0 9 0 0
Wayne Millner 24 LE 11 11 2 6 0 0 3.0 0.5 0.2 14 216 15.4 2 78 1.3 19.6 222 2 0
Ernie Pinckert 30 WB 11 10 2 10 0 0 5.0 0.9 0.2 10 145 14.5 1 0 0.9 13.2 155 1 0
Nels Peterson 24 2 0 2 8 0 0 4.0 4.0 1.0 8 0 0
Charley Malone 27 RE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 419 15.0 4 61 2.5 38.1 419 4 0
Bob McChesney 25 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 50 8.3 0 0 0.6 5.0 50 0 0
Ben Smith 26 BB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 37 18.5 0 0 0.2 3.4 37 0 0
Team Total 25.4 11 450 1604 11 75 3.6 145.8 40.9 99 1316 13.3 11 78 9.0 119.6 2920 22 0
Opp Total 11 352 1149 3 3.3 104.5 32.0 66 946 14.3 12 6.0 86.0 2095 15 0

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Riley Smith 26 bb 11 11 2 1 3 22 5 55
Cliff Battles 27 tb 10 8 5 1 1 7 42
Charley Malone 27 RE 11 11 4 4 24
Ed Justice 25 wb 10 1 3 3 18
Wayne Millner 24 LE 11 11 2 1 3 18
Don Irwin 24 FB 10 9 2 2 12
Sammy Baugh+ 23 TB 11 5 1 1 6
Eddie Kahn 26 g 10 2 1 1 6
Max Krause 28 8 0 1 1 6
Ernie Pinckert 30 WB 11 10 1 1 6
Team Total 25.4 11 11 11 1 2 1 26 22 5 1 193
Opp Total 11 3 12 13 3 1 120