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1946 Washington Redskins

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5-5-1, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1946 NFL Season Summary

Scored 171 points (15.5/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 191 points (17.4/g), 4th.
 Differential of -20 points (-1.8/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 4.8-6.2.

Coach: Turk Edwards (5-5-1)

Stadium: Griffith Stadium
 Training Camp: Occidental College (Los Angeles, California)

Team Info

Owner/President George Preston Marshall

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 171 3110 659 4.7 44 22 10 161 112 221 1613 10 22 7.3 67 438 1497 11 3.4 84
Team Defense 191 2445 623 3.9 34 10 20 147 101 216 1342 10 24 6.2 56 407 1103 12 2.7 71
Lg Rank Offense 7 4 6 8 5 6 6 8 7 5 3 5 8 5
Lg Rank Defense 4 1 7 10 3 3 3 4 4 5 5 2 3 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 29 boxscore T 0-0-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 14 18 324 165 159 2 14 231 122 109 1
2 Sun October 6 boxscore W 1-0-1 Detroit Lions 17 16 15 329 142 187 5 8 159 135 24 5
3 Sun October 13 boxscore W 2-0-1 New York Giants 24 14 15 367 187 180 4 13 211 145 66 5
4 Sun October 20 boxscore W 3-0-1 @ Boston Yanks 14 6 16 256 119 137 2 7 133 82 51 3
5 Sun October 27 boxscore L 3-1-1 Philadelphia Eagles 24 28 11 127 61 66 4 18 262 228 34 5
7 Sun November 3 boxscore L 3-2-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 14 14 277 139 138 5 5 108 8 100 2
7 Sun November 10 boxscore W 4-2-1 Boston Yanks 17 14 16 318 77 241 1 15 215 114 101 1
8 Sun November 17 boxscore L 4-3-1 @ Chicago Bears 20 24 10 237 201 36 6 15 266 189 77 3
9 Sun November 24 boxscore W 5-3-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27 10 18 345 168 177 2 15 271 161 110 5
10 Sun December 1 boxscore L 5-4-1 Green Bay Packers 7 20 11 197 114 83 8 19 317 16 301 2
11 Sun December 8 boxscore L 5-5-1 @ New York Giants 0 31 17 333 240 93 5 18 272 142 130 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Sammy Baugh 32 P/QB 11 2 87 161 54.0% 1163 8 5.0 17 10.6 51 7.2 3.5 13.4 105.7 54.2 0 0
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 20 48 41.7% 352 2 4.2 3 6.3 66 7.3 5.4 17.6 39.1 55.2 0 0
Jack Jacobs 27 qb 9 2 5 12 41.7% 98 0 0.0 2 16.7 35 8.2 0.7 19.6 10.9 31.2 0 0
Team Total 26.9 11 112 221 50.7% 1613 10 4.5 22 10.0 66 7.3 3.7 14.4 146.6 50.2 0 0
Opp Total 11 101 216 46.8% 1342 10 4.6 24 11.1 6.2 2.14 13.3 122.0 42.8 0 0 6.2 2.1 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
Jack Jenkins 25 FB 8 6 64 200 1 15 3.1 25.0 8.0 2 27 13.5 0 14 0.3 3.4 227 1 4
Sal Rosato 28 fb 5 1 62 238 2 21 3.8 47.6 12.4 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.2 3.4 255 2 1
Eddie Saenz 24 hb 10 3 55 213 1 12 3.9 21.3 5.5 12 242 20.2 3 66 1.2 24.2 455 4 1
Steve Bagarus 27 KR/PR/RH 11 6 53 168 0 18 3.2 15.3 4.8 31 438 14.1 3 51 2.8 39.8 606 3 6
Dick Todd 32 LH 11 8 41 266 3 29 6.5 24.2 3.7 8 107 13.4 2 23 0.7 9.7 373 5 2
Frank Akins 27 fb 6 2 41 166 0 16 4.0 27.7 6.8 2 15 7.5 0 8 0.3 2.5 181 0 1
Jim Gaffney 25 qb 10 5 25 96 0 12 3.8 9.6 2.5 7 85 12.1 1 41 0.7 8.5 181 1 4
Dick Poillon 26 K 11 2 25 45 1 8 1.8 4.1 2.3 7 114 16.3 0 33 0.6 10.4 159 1 3
Jack Jacobs 27 qb 9 2 18 34 0 9 1.9 3.8 2.0 4 53 13.3 0 21 0.4 5.9 87 0 1
Sammy Baugh 32 P/QB 11 2 18 -76 1 13 -4.2 -6.9 1.6 -76 1 7
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 16 60 1 36 3.8 6.7 1.8 60 1 3
Wilbur Moore 30 wb 9 1 15 62 0 19 4.1 6.9 1.7 62 0 0
Al Couppee 26 g 7 1 3 22 0 17 7.3 3.1 0.4 22 0 0
Bob DeFruiter 28 hb 7 1 2 -2 0 0 -1.0 -0.3 0.3 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.3 7 0 0
Jim Peebles 26 LE 11 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 164 18.2 1 35 0.8 14.9 164 1 2
Ed Cifers 30 RE 11 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 61 10.2 0 14 0.5 5.5 61 0 0
John Kovatch 26 e 10 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 67 11.2 0 23 0.6 6.7 67 0 1
John Lookabaugh 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 67 11.2 0 19 2.0 22.3 67 0 0
Doug Turley 28 e 9 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 105 17.5 0 25 0.7 11.7 105 0 0
Ted Lapka 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 28 9.3 0 11 0.4 4.0 28 0 0
Ralph Schilling 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.2 2.8 14 0 0
Team Total 26.9 11 438 1492 10 36 3.4 135.6 39.8 112 1613 14.4 10 66 10.2 146.6 3105 20 36
Opp Total 11 407 1103 12 2.7 100.3 37.0 101 1342 13.3 10 9.2 122.0 2445 22 29

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Steve Bagarus 27 KR/PR/RH 11 6 18 192 0 33 10.7 13 332 0 51 25.5 1130
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 13 150 0 20 11.5 2 29 0 18 14.5 239
Eddie Saenz 24 hb 10 3 11 264 0 55 24.0 719
Dick Todd 32 LH 11 8 5 64 0 30 12.8 3 47 0 22 15.7 484
Dick Poillon 26 K 11 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 5 86 0 27 17.2 258
Jack Jacobs 27 qb 9 2 2 23 0 16 11.5 110
Jack Jenkins 25 FB 8 6 2 14 0 9 7.0 241
Jim Gaffney 25 qb 10 5 1 24 0 24 24.0 205
Wilbur Moore 30 wb 9 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 64
Sal Rosato 28 fb 5 1 1 12 0 12 12.0 267
Bill Ward 25 LG 10 10 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Team Total 26.9 11 43 470 0 33 10.9 36 784 0 55 21.8 4359
Opp Total 11 28 1515 0 54.1 32 652 0 20.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
Dick Poillon 26 K 11 2 16 6 37.5%% 21 21 100.0%%
Sammy Baugh 32 P/QB 11 2 33 1488 60 0 45.1
Jack Jacobs 27 qb 9 2 10 428 61 0 42.8
Jim Peebles 26 LE 11 7 2 0.0%%
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 2 68 36 0 34.0
Team Total 26.9 11 18 6 33.3%% 21 21 100.0%% 45 1984 61 0 44.1
Opp Total 11 13 3 23.1%% 26 24 92.3%% 58 2395 41.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Steve Bagarus 27 KR/PR/RH 11 6 4 66 0 41 0 0 6 2 16 0
Jack Jenkins 25 FB 8 6 3 57 0 38 0 0 4 4 0 0
Sammy Baugh 32 P/QB 11 2 0 7 3 -5 0
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
Dick Todd 32 LH 11 8 4 26 0 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
Dick Poillon 26 K 11 2 0 3 2 2 0
Jim Gaffney 25 qb 10 5 0 4 0 0 0
Ki Aldrich 30 C 11 10 3 31 1 31 0
Jack Jacobs 27 qb 9 2 2 56 0 42 0 0 1 0 0 0
Frank Akins 27 fb 6 2 0 1 1 2 0
Al DeMao 26 c 11 1 2 18 0 11 0
Clyde Ehrhardt 25 c 10 1 1 38 0 38 0 0 0 1 0 0
Wilbur Moore 30 wb 9 1 2 45 0 30 0
Jim Peebles 26 LE 11 7 0 2 0 0 0
Eddie Saenz 24 hb 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
John Steber 23 RG 10 8 0 0 2 0 0
Bill Ward 25 LG 10 10 0 0 2 0 0
John Adams 25 t 11 3 0 0 1 0 0
Bob DeFruiter 28 hb 7 1 0 0 1 0 0
Johnny Jaffurs 23 g 8 2 0 0 1 0 0
John Kovatch 26 e 10 3 0 1 0 0 0
Ted Lapka 26 7 0 0 0 1 0 1
Sal Rosato 28 fb 5 1 0 1 0 0 0
Paul Stenn 28 RT 11 9 0 0 1 0 0
Doug Turley 28 e 9 4 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.9 11 24 337 1 42 0 0 36 25 15 1
Opp Total 11 29 19 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Dick Poillon 26 K 11 2 1 1 21 6 45
Dick Todd 32 LH 11 8 3 2 5 30
Eddie Saenz 24 hb 10 3 1 3 4 24
Steve Bagarus 27 KR/PR/RH 11 6 3 3 18
Sal Rosato 28 fb 5 1 2 2 12
Ki Aldrich 30 C 11 10 1 1 6
Sammy Baugh 32 P/QB 11 2 1 1 6
Jim Gaffney 25 qb 10 5 1 1 6
Jack Jenkins 25 FB 8 6 1 1 6
Ted Lapka 26 7 0 1 1 6
Jim Peebles 26 LE 11 7 1 1 6
Jim Youel 24 qb 9 4 1 1 6
Team Total 26.9 11 10 10 1 1 22 21 6 171
Opp Total 11 12 10 4 24 3 1 191

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-09-29 PIT T, 14-14 1 1 rush Eddie Saenz 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
2 1946-09-29 PIT T, 14-14 2 23 pass Dick Todd 23 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
3 1946-10-06 DET W, 17-16 2 30 pass Eddie Saenz 30 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
4 1946-10-06 DET W, 17-16 3 41 pass Jim Gaffney 41 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
5 1946-10-13 NYG W, 24-14 1 1 rush Jack Jenkins 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
6 1946-10-13 NYG W, 24-14 3 51 pass Steve Bagarus 51 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
7 1946-10-13 NYG W, 24-14 4 13 pass Steve Bagarus 13 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
8 1946-10-20 @ BOS W, 14-6 1 8 rush Dick Todd 8 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
9 1946-10-20 @ BOS W, 14-6 3 18 pass Eddie Saenz 18 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
10 1946-10-27 PHI L, 24-28 1 2 rush Sal Rosato 2 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
11 1946-10-27 PHI L, 24-28 2 4 rush Sal Rosato 4 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
12 1946-10-27 PHI L, 24-28 2 fumble Ted Lapka yard fumble return (Dick Poillon kick)
13 1946-11-03 @ PIT L, 7-14 4 1 rush Sammy Baugh 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
14 1946-11-10 BOS W, 17-14 3 rush Dick Todd yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
15 1946-11-10 BOS W, 17-14 4 29 rush Dick Todd 29 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
16 1946-11-17 @ CHI L, 20-24 1 16 pass Dick Todd 16 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
17 1946-11-17 @ CHI L, 20-24 3 32 pass Jim Peebles 32 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
18 1946-11-24 @ PHI W, 27-10 1 36 rush Jim Youel 36 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
19 1946-11-24 @ PHI W, 27-10 2 21 pass Eddie Saenz 21 yard pass from Jim Youel (Dick Poillon kick)
20 1946-11-24 @ PHI W, 27-10 4 31 interception Ki Aldrich 31 yard interception return
21 1946-11-24 @ PHI W, 27-10 4 1 rush Dick Poillon 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
22 1946-12-01 GNB L, 7-20 3 6 pass Steve Bagarus 6 yard pass from Jim Youel (Dick Poillon kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1946-09-29 PIT T, 14-14 4 17 pass Val Jansante 17 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Bill Dudley kick)
2 1946-09-29 PIT T, 14-14 4 1 rush Bill Dudley 1 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
3 1946-10-06 DET L, 16-17 2 32 pass Bob Cifers 32 yard pass from Dave Ryan (Damon Tassos kick)
4 1946-10-06 DET L, 16-17 4 7 pass Ed Frutig 7 yard pass from Dave Ryan (Damon Tassos kick)
5 1946-10-13 NYG L, 14-24 2 30 rush Bill Paschal 30 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
6 1946-10-13 NYG L, 14-24 3 8 pass Steve Filipowicz 8 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
7 1946-10-20 @ BOS L, 6-14 1 40 interception Mike Micka 40 yard interception return
8 1946-10-27 PHI W, 28-24 3 1 rush Ernie Steele 1 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
9 1946-10-27 PHI W, 28-24 3 45 pass Bosh Pritchard 45 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Augie Lio kick)
10 1946-10-27 PHI W, 28-24 4 7 pass Gil Steinke 7 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Augie Lio kick)
11 1946-10-27 PHI W, 28-24 4 30 pass Jack Ferrante 30 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Augie Lio kick)
12 1946-11-03 @ PIT W, 14-7 1 80 interception Bill Dudley 80 yard interception return (Bill Dudley kick)
13 1946-11-03 @ PIT W, 14-7 4 5 rush Steve Lach 5 yard rush (Bill Dudley kick)
14 1946-11-10 BOS L, 14-17 2 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
15 1946-11-10 BOS L, 14-17 3 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush (Nick Scollard kick)
16 1946-11-17 @ CHI W, 24-20 2 4 rush Joe Osmanski 4 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
17 1946-11-17 @ CHI W, 24-20 2 60 interception Stu Clarkson 60 yard interception return (Frank Maznicki kick)
18 1946-11-17 @ CHI W, 24-20 4 42 pass Jim Keane 42 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Frank Maznicki kick)
19 1946-11-24 @ PHI L, 10-27 4 17 rush Bosh Pritchard 17 yard rush (Augie Lio kick)
20 1946-12-01 GNB W, 20-7 2 1 rush Ted Fritsch 1 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
21 1946-12-01 GNB W, 20-7 3 3 rush Ted Fritsch 3 yard rush
22 1946-12-01 GNB W, 20-7 4 14 rush Ted Fritsch 14 yard rush (Ted Fritsch kick)
23 1946-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 2 1 rush Bill Paschal 1 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
24 1946-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 2 pass Frank Liebel yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
25 1946-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 3 33 pass George Franck 33 yard pass from Frank Filchock (Ken Strong kick)
26 1946-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 3 31 interception Steve Filipowicz 31 yard interception return (Ken Strong kick)