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1940 Washington Redskins

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9-2-0, NFL East Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 245 points (22.3/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 142 points (12.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 103 points (9.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 8.6-2.4.

Coach: Ray Flaherty (9-2-0)

Stadium: Griffith Stadium
 Training Camp: Wandermere Resort (Spokane, Washington)

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 245 3289 644 5.1 22 0 147 144 244 1887 18 22 7.7 400 1402 15 3.5 147
Team Defense 142 2857 649 4.4 27 9 125 287 1782 11 18 6.2 362 1075 5 3.0
Lg Rank Offense 1 2 5 1 2 4 1 1 5 2 7 6 2 3
Lg Rank Defense 3 9 8 9 1 10 10 7 7 6 1 4 1 4

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore W 1-0 Brooklyn Dodgers 24 17 15 369 174 195 2 10 276 156 120 3
2 Sun September 22 boxscore W 2-0 New York Giants 21 7 8 173 99 74 2 15 285 140 145 5
5 Sun October 6 boxscore W 3-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 40 10 14 333 186 147 1 15 188 93 95 4
4 Sun October 13 boxscore W 4-0 Chicago Cardinals 28 21 20 440 325 115 5 5 209 127 82 2
6 Sun October 20 boxscore W 5-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 34 17 14 380 283 97 4 10 276 238 38 4
7 Sun October 27 boxscore W 6-0 @ Detroit Lions 20 14 8 271 65 206 7 18 330 193 137 7
7 Sun November 3 boxscore W 7-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 37 10 11 371 204 167 10 289 194 95 1
8 Sun November 10 boxscore L 7-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 14 16 20 331 312 19 3 7 167 94 73 1
9 Sun November 17 boxscore W 8-1 Chicago Bears 7 3 11 169 125 44 2 16 297 148 149 3
10 Sun November 24 boxscore L 8-2 @ New York Giants 7 21 12 194 78 116 6 6 221 80 141
11 Sun December 1 boxscore W 9-2 Philadelphia Eagles 13 6 12 256 36 220 3 19 332 316 16 1
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 8 boxscore L 9-3 Chicago Bears 0 73 17 231 226 5 9 17 519 138 381 1

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*+ 26 P/TB 11 11 111 177 62.7 1367 12 6.8 10 5.6 81 7.7 6.5 12.3 124.3 85.6
Frank Filchock 24 10 0 28 54 51.9 460 6 11.1 9 16.7 0 8.5 3.2 16.4 46.0 78.2
Roy Zimmerman 22 6 0 4 12 33.3 53 0 0.0 3 25.0 19 4.4 -6.8 13.3 8.8 8.7
Dick Todd* 26 11 0 1 1 100.0 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 7.0 7.0 0.6 95.8
Team Total 25.7 11 144 244 59.0 1887 18 7.4 22 9.0 81 7.7 5.2 13.1 171.5 70.5 0 0
Opp Total 11 125 287 43.6 1782 11 3.8 18 6.3 6.2 4.15 14.3 162.0 50.9 0 0 6.2 4.2 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
Jimmy Johnston 23 FB 11 11 87 256 3 65 2.9 23.3 7.9 29 350 12.1 3 45 2.6 31.8 606 6 0
Dick Todd* 26 11 0 76 408 4 51 5.4 37.1 6.9 20 402 20.1 4 81 1.8 36.5 810 8 0
Bob Seymour 24 9 0 57 170 4 0 3.0 18.9 6.3 2 3 1.5 0 0 0.2 0.3 173 4 0
Frank Filchock 24 10 0 50 126 2 0 2.5 12.6 5.0 126 2 0
Jim Meade 26 hb 10 4 48 115 0 0 2.4 11.5 4.8 4 39 9.8 0 0 0.4 3.9 154 0 0
Roy Zimmerman 22 6 0 31 127 0 0 4.1 21.2 5.2 127 0 0
Sammy Baugh*+ 26 P/TB 11 11 20 16 0 5 0.8 1.5 1.8 16 0 0
Wilbur Moore 24 10 0 15 89 2 23 5.9 8.9 1.5 2 26 13.0 1 21 0.2 2.6 115 3 0
Max Krause 31 BB 9 8 4 21 0 0 5.3 2.3 0.4 21 0 0
Wayne Millner 27 LE 10 10 3 31 0 0 10.3 3.1 0.3 22 233 10.6 3 41 2.2 23.3 264 3 0
Ed Justice 28 WB 7 6 3 34 0 0 11.3 4.9 0.4 15 170 11.3 2 25 2.1 24.3 204 2 0
Bob Hoffman 23 b 8 3 3 7 0 0 2.3 0.9 0.4 7 0 0
Bob Masterson 25 K 11 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 18 283 15.7 4 0 1.6 25.7 283 4 0
Andy Farkas 24 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0
Ray Hare 23 b 5 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.4 0.2 2 0 0
Charley Malone 30 RE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 222 11.1 0 0 1.8 20.2 222 0 0
Bob McChesney 28 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 119 13.2 1 0 0.8 10.8 119 1 0
Ernie Pinckert 33 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 27 13.5 0 0 0.2 2.5 27 0 0
Sandy Sanford 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 13 13.0 0 13 0.1 1.9 13 0 0
Team Total 25.7 11 400 1402 15 65 3.5 127.5 36.4 144 1887 13.1 18 81 13.1 171.5 3289 33 0
Opp Total 11 362 1075 5 3.0 97.7 32.9 125 1782 14.3 11 11.4 162.0 2857 16 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Sammy Baugh*+ 26 P/TB 11 11 35 1799 85 1 51.4
Bob Masterson 25 K 11 1 2 1 50.0% 16 15 93.8%
Bo Russell 24 11 0 1 1 100.0% 12 11 91.7%
Dick Todd* 26 11 0 12 436 53 0 36.3
Jim Meade 26 hb 10 4 9 358 55 0 39.8
Roy Zimmerman 22 6 0 1 0.0% 7 256 47 0 36.6
Sandy Sanford 24 7 0 2 0.0% 5 3 60.0%
Jimmy Johnston 23 FB 11 11 3 121 55 0 40.3
Team Total 25.7 11 5 2 40.0% 34 29 85.3% 66 2970 85 1 45.0
Opp Total 11 5 18 17 94.4%

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Frank Filchock 24 10 0 4 1 0 0 0
Sammy Baugh*+ 26 P/TB 11 11 3 84 0 44 0
Ernie Pinckert 33 11 0 2 26 0 0 0
Dick Todd* 26 11 0 2 3 0 0 0
Andy Farkas 24 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bob Hoffman 23 b 8 3 1 6 0 6 0
Jimmy Johnston 23 FB 11 11 1 65 1 65 0
Ed Justice 28 WB 7 6 1 14 0 14 0
Jim Meade 26 hb 10 4 1 0 0 0 0
Wilbur Moore 24 10 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bob Seymour 24 9 0 1 13 0 13 0
Team Total 25.7 11 18 212 1 65 0
Opp Total 11 0 -9 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Dick Todd* 26 11 0 4 4 1 9 54
Jimmy Johnston 23 FB 11 11 3 3 1 7 42
Bob Masterson 25 K 11 1 4 4 15 1 42
Bob Seymour 24 9 0 4 4 24
Wayne Millner 27 LE 10 10 3 3 18
Wilbur Moore 24 10 0 2 1 3 18
Bo Russell 24 11 0 11 1 14
Frank Filchock 24 10 0 2 2 12
Ed Justice 28 WB 7 6 2 2 12
Bob McChesney 28 11 0 1 1 6
Sandy Sanford 24 7 0 3 3
Team Total 25.7 11 15 18 1 1 35 29 2 245
Opp Total 11 5 11 2 17 5 1 142