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1939 Washington Redskins

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8-2-1, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 242 points (22.0/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 94 points (8.5/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 148 points (13.5/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.9-1.1.

Coach: Ray Flaherty (8-2-1)

 Training Camp: Eastern Washington University (Cheney, Washington)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Frank Filchock* 23 1 9 103 rushes for 413 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Pirates / 2nd / 14th pick / 1938
FB Andy Farkas*+ 23 1 7 139 rushes for 547 yards, 5 td, & 16 catches for 437 yards and 5 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 9th pick / 1938
BB Ernie Pinckert* 32 7 9 5 rushes for 17 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
WB Jimmy Johnston 22 Rook 5 7 rushes for 47 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 111 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 88th pick / 1939
LE Wayne Millner 26 3 8 19 catches for 294 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 12 yards and 0 td Boston Redskins / 8th / 65th pick / 1936
LT Turk Edwards* 32 7 7
LG Clem Stralka 26 1 9
C Mickey Parks 24 1 8 Washington Redskins / 9th / 79th pick / 1938
RG Jim Karcher 25 3 9
RT Jim Barber+ 27 4 8
RE Charley Malone 29 5 8 18 catches for 274 yards, 3 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Bo Russell 23 Rook 3 1 of 6 field goals & 15 of 16 extra points Washington Redskins / 8th / 68th pick / 1939
P Sammy Baugh* 25 2 1 26 punts for a 38.4 average, 1 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
PR Jim Barber+ 27 4 8
KR Jim Barber+ 27 4 8

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Jim Barber+ 27 KR 10 8 223 6-3 San Francisco 7/21/1912 4
Sammy Baugh* 25 P 9 1 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
Keith Birlem 24 3 0 198 5-11 San Jose St. 5/4/1915 Rook
Hal Bradley 26 e 1 1 205 6-4 Elon 11/23/1913 1
Victor Carroll 27 t 11 3 235 6-3 Nevada-Reno 11/9/1912 3
Turk Edwards* 32 LT 11 7 255 6-2 Washington St. 9/28/1907 7
Bud Erickson 23 1 0 198 6-1 Washington 4/10/1916 1
Andy Farkas*+ 23 FB 11 7 189 5-10 Detroit Mercy 5/2/1916 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 9th pick / 1938
Dick Farman 23 g 10 2 219 6-0 Washington St. 7/26/1916 Rook Washington Redskins / 16th / 148th pick / 1939
Frank Filchock* 23 TB 11 9 193 5-10 Indiana 10/18/1916 1 Pittsburgh Pirates / 2nd / 14th pick / 1938
Jimmy German 22 tb 8 1 180 6-0 Centre 8/11/1917 Rook Washington Redskins / 11th / 98th pick / 1939
Don Irwin 26 fb 7 1 196 6-1 Colgate 7/22/1913 3 Boston Redskins / 7th / 56th pick / 1936
Jimmy Johnston 22 WB 11 5 193 6-1 Washington 4/16/1917 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 88th pick / 1939
Ed Justice 27 wb 8 2 200 6-1 Gonzaga 11/19/1912 3
Jim Karcher 25 RG 11 9 207 6-0 Ohio St. 5/2/1914 3
Max Krause 30 2 0 202 5-10 Gonzaga 4/5/1909 6
Charley Malone 29 RE 11 8 206 6-4 Texas A&M 6/18/1910 5
Bob Masterson 24 e 10 3 213 6-1 Miami (FL) 1/6/1915 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 50th pick / 1938
Bob McChesney 27 e 8 3 195 6-2 UCLA 7/12/1912 3
Jim Meade 25 8 0 195 6-1 Maryland 2/28/1914 Rook
Wayne Millner 26 LE 11 8 189 6-1 Notre Dame 1/31/1913 3 Boston Redskins / 8th / 65th pick / 1936
Wilbur Moore 23 wb 10 3 187 5-11 Minnesota 4/22/1916 Rook Washington Redskins / 9th / 78th pick / 1939
Boyd Morgan 24 b 5 3 198 6-0 USC 10/24/1915 Rook Washington Redskins / 18th / 168th pick / 1939
Mickey Parks 24 C 10 8 225 6-0 Oklahoma 12/4/1915 1 Washington Redskins / 9th / 79th pick / 1938
Ernie Pinckert* 32 BB 10 9 197 6-0 USC 5/1/1907 7
Bo Russell 23 K 11 3 223 6-1 Auburn 1/23/1916 Rook Washington Redskins / 8th / 68th pick / 1939
Clyde Shugart 23 11 0 221 6-1 Iowa St. 12/7/1916 Rook Washington Redskins / 17th / 158th pick / 1939
Steve Slivinski 22 g 11 2 214 5-10 Washington 8/23/1917 Rook Washington Redskins / 13th / 118th pick / 1939
Johnny Spirida 25 bb 9 1 195 6-0 St. Anselm 11/4/1914 Rook
Clem Stralka 26 LG 10 9 215 5-10 Georgetown (DC) 5/19/1913 1
Dick Todd 25 b 10 1 172 5-11 Texas A&M 10/2/1914 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 38th pick / 1939
Jay Turner 25 bb 8 1 202 5-10 George Washington 7/11/1914 1
Steven Uhrinyak 25 1 0 218 6-2 Franklin & Marshall 11/23/1914 Rook
Willie Wilkin 23 t 11 4 261 6-4 St. Mary's (CA) 4/20/1916 1
Bill Young 25 8 0 247 6-1 Alabama 5/20/1914 2
Team Total 25.2 11 207.1 6-0.6 1.7