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1937 Washington Redskins

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8-3-0, Finished 1st in 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)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Sammy Baugh+ 23 Rook 5 86 rushes for 240 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
FB Don Irwin 24 1 9 89 rushes for 315 yards, 2 td, & 8 catches for 112 yards and 0 td Boston Redskins / 7th / 56th pick / 1936
BB Ben Smith 26 4 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 37 yards and 0 td
WB Ernie Pinckert 30 5 10 2 rushes for 10 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 145 yards and 1 td
LE Wayne Millner 24 1 11 14 catches for 216 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 6 yards and 0 td Boston Redskins / 8th / 65th pick / 1936
LT Turk Edwards+ 30 5 11
LG Les Olsson 28 3 9
C Eddie Kawal 28 6 9
RG Jim Karcher 23 1 7
RT Jim Barber 25 2 10
RE Charley Malone 27 3 11 28 catches for 419 yards, 4 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Barber 25 2 10
P Jim Barber 25 2 10
PR Jim Barber 25 2 10
KR Jim Barber 25 2 10

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Jim Barber 25 K 11 10 223 6-3 San Francisco 7/21/1912 2
Cliff Battles 27 TB 10 8 195 6-1 West Virginia Wesleyan 5/1/1910 5
Sammy Baugh+ 23 TB 11 5 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
Chuck Bond 23 11 0 236 6-2 Washington 11/15/1914 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 46th pick / 1937
Eddie Britt 25 4 0 205 6-2 Holy Cross 7/19/1912 1
Victor Carroll 25 t 10 2 235 6-3 Nevada-Reno 11/9/1912 1
Turk Edwards+ 30 LT 11 11 255 6-2 Washington St. 9/28/1907 5
Dixie Howell 25 5 0 175 5-11 Alabama 11/24/1912 Rook
Don Irwin 24 FB 10 9 196 6-1 Colgate 7/22/1913 1 Boston Redskins / 7th / 56th pick / 1936
Ed Justice 25 wb 10 1 200 6-1 Gonzaga 11/19/1912 1
Eddie Kahn 26 g 10 2 194 5-9 North Carolina 11/9/1911 2
Jim Karcher 23 RG 11 7 207 6-0 Ohio St. 5/2/1914 1
Eddie Kawal 28 C 9 9 205 6-2 Illinois,Widener 10/13/1909 6
Henry Krause 24 3 0 211 6-1 St. Louis 8/28/1913 1
Max Krause 28 8 0 202 5-10 Gonzaga 4/5/1909 4
Charley Malone 27 RE 11 11 206 6-4 Texas A&M 6/18/1910 3
Bob McChesney 25 10 0 195 6-2 UCLA 7/12/1912 1
Eddie Michaels 23 g 11 3 205 5-11 Villanova 6/11/1914 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1936
Wayne Millner 24 LE 11 11 189 6-1 Notre Dame 1/31/1913 1 Boston Redskins / 8th / 65th pick / 1936
Les Olsson 28 LG 11 9 232 6-0 Mercer 8/18/1909 3
Nels Peterson 24 2 0 179 5-8 West Virginia Wesleyan 9/22/1913 Rook
Ernie Pinckert 30 WB 11 10 197 6-0 USC 5/1/1907 5
Ben Smith 26 BB 11 0 208 6-3 Alabama 6/16/1911 4
George Smith 23 c 7 2 220 6-2 California 6/13/1914 Rook
Riley Smith 26 BB 11 11 200 6-2 Alabama 7/14/1911 1 Boston Redskins / 1st / 2nd pick / 1936
Bill Young 23 6 0 247 6-1 Alabama 5/20/1914 Rook
Team Total 25.4 11 207.7 6-0.9 1.9