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1947 Washington Redskins

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4-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 295 points (24.6/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 367 points (30.6/g), 10th.
 Differential of -72 points (-6.0/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 4.5-7.5.

Coach: Turk Edwards (4-8-0)

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

Team Info

Owner/President George Preston Marshall
General Manager Dick McCann

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 295 4679 800 5.8 39 21 26 242 231 416 3336 28 18 8.0 140 384 1343 11 3.5 76
Team Defense 367 3986 691 5.8 29 8 28 196 146 282 2422 26 21 8.6 88 409 1564 18 3.8 80
Lg Rank Offense 4 2 5 9 2 1 1 2 1 2 7 7 7 8
Lg Rank Defense 10 8 10 10 5 4 8 10 9 10 5 4 7 5

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 42 45 19 387 373 14 2 26 401 202 199
2 Sun October 5 boxscore W 1-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 27 26 15 384 275 109 3 16 373 167 206 1
3 Sun October 12 boxscore W 2-1 New York Giants 28 20 19 356 214 142 4 9 223 159 64 2
4 Sun October 19 boxscore L 2-2 @ Green Bay Packers 10 27 18 330 234 96 5 20 352 182 170 3
5 Sun October 26 boxscore L 2-3 Chicago Bears 20 56 23 463 411 52 2 26 486 320 166 3
6 Sun November 2 boxscore L 2-4 Philadelphia Eagles 14 38 19 331 211 120 4 14 301 97 204 1
8 Sun November 9 boxscore L 2-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 21 16 316 183 133 2 15 260 89 171 2
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 2-6 @ Detroit Lions 21 38 22 366 256 110 3 18 455 317 138 3
9 Sun November 23 boxscore W 3-6 Chicago Cardinals 45 21 26 488 355 133 2 21 353 291 62 7
10 Sun November 30 boxscore L 3-7 @ Boston Yanks 24 27 20 396 278 118 4 10 322 242 80 3
11 Sun December 7 boxscore L 3-8 @ New York Giants 10 35 17 288 203 85 4 14 348 267 81
12 Sun December 14 boxscore W 4-8 Boston Yanks 40 13 28 574 343 231 4 7 112 89 23 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 33 P/QB 12 1 210 354 59.3 2938 25 7.1 15 4.2 74 8.3 7.8 14.0 244.8 92.0 0 0
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 21 62 33.9 398 3 4.8 3 4.8 55 6.4 5.2 19.0 66.3 53.0 0 0
Team Total 26.3 12 231 416 55.5 3336 28 6.7 18 4.3 74 8.0 7.4 14.4 278.0 86.2 0 0
Opp Total 12 146 282 51.8 2422 26 9.2 21 7.4 8.6 7.08 16.6 201.8 80.7 0 0 8.6 7.1 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
Jim Castiglia 29 7 0 104 426 5 33 4.1 60.9 14.9 11 88 8.0 0 25 1.6 12.6 514 5 1
Sal Rosato 29 fb 11 5 74 297 0 20 4.0 27.0 6.7 7 107 15.3 1 26 0.6 9.7 404 1 1
Eddie Saenz 25 KR/LH/PR 12 6 51 143 0 18 2.8 11.9 4.3 34 598 17.6 4 74 2.8 49.8 741 4 5
Bob Nussbaumer 23 hb 12 1 43 136 0 47 3.2 11.3 3.6 47 597 12.7 4 55 3.9 49.8 733 4 2
Dick Poillon 27 K/qb 12 10 28 104 2 21 3.7 8.7 2.3 20 250 12.5 4 30 1.7 20.8 354 6 1
Sammy Baugh 33 P/QB 12 1 25 47 2 19 1.9 3.9 2.1 47 2 15
Jack Jenkins 26 FB 12 7 16 54 0 9 3.4 4.5 1.3 5 96 19.2 0 37 0.4 8.0 150 0 1
Tom Farmer 26 RH 10 6 15 29 1 9 1.9 2.9 1.5 8 137 17.1 0 31 0.8 13.7 166 1 0
Dick Todd 33 qb 11 7 10 45 0 12 4.5 4.1 0.9 4 84 21.0 0 38 0.4 7.6 129 0 1
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 10 44 1 19 4.4 7.3 1.7 44 1 2
George Wilde 24 hb 9 2 4 -1 0 2 -0.3 -0.1 0.4 6 45 7.5 1 18 0.7 5.0 44 1 0
Ralph Ruthstrom 26 b 2 1 2 5 0 4 2.5 2.5 1.0 5 0 0
Hugh Taylor 24 10 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.7 0.1 26 511 19.7 6 62 2.6 51.1 518 6 2
Tommy Mont 25 4 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 1.8 0.3 2 14 7.0 0 7 0.5 3.5 21 0 0
Paul McKee 24 LE 11 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 242 15.1 2 29 1.5 22.0 242 2 1
Joe Duckworth 26 e 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 250 17.9 3 55 1.2 20.8 250 3 0
Joe Tereshinski 24 RE 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 76 7.6 1 20 0.9 6.9 76 1 0
John Lookabaugh 25 e 6 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 78 13.0 1 31 1.0 13.0 78 1 0
Doug Turley 29 e 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 95 15.8 1 24 0.5 7.9 95 1 0
Vince Pacewic 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 42 8.4 0 15 2.5 21.0 42 0 0
Jim Peebles 27 RT 12 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 26 6.5 0 11 0.3 2.2 26 0 0
Team Total 26.3 12 384 1343 11 47 3.5 111.9 32.0 231 3336 14.4 28 74 19.3 278.0 4679 39 34
Opp Total 12 409 1564 18 3.8 130.3 34.1 146 2422 16.6 26 12.2 201.8 3986 44 24

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Eddie Saenz 25 KR/LH/PR 12 6 24 308 0 30 12.8 29 797 2 94 27.5 1846
Dick Todd 33 qb 11 7 4 48 0 19 12.0 9 189 0 48 21.0 366
Bob Nussbaumer 23 hb 12 1 2 15 0 13 7.5 8 154 0 25 19.3 902
Dick Poillon 27 K/qb 12 10 3 37 0 24 12.3 4 23 0 12 5.8 414
Tom Farmer 26 RH 10 6 4 118 0 36 29.5 284
Tommy Mont 25 4 0 3 37 0 19 12.3 58
Don Avery 26 t 10 4 2 24 0 17 12.0 24
Sal Rosato 29 fb 11 5 2 36 0 20 18.0 440
Jim Castiglia 29 7 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 524
Harvey Jones 26 4 0 1 30 0 30 30.0 30
Jim Peebles 27 RT 12 11 1 13 0 13 13.0 39
Ralph Ruthstrom 26 b 2 1 1 5 0 5 5.0 10
John Steber 24 LG 12 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Doug Turley 29 e 12 3 1 10 0 10 10.0 105
George Wilde 24 hb 9 2 1 19 0 19 19.0 63
Ernie Williamson 25 LT 9 3 1 28 0 28 28.0 28
Team Total 26.3 12 36 445 0 30 12.4 66 1456 2 94 22.1 6580
Opp Total 12 38 2070 1 54.5 51 1130 1 22.2

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
Dick Poillon 27 K/qb 12 10 6 4 66.7% 41 37 90.2% 15 533 49 0 35.5
Sammy Baugh 33 P/QB 12 1 35 1528 67 2 43.7
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 2 35 35 1 17.5
Jim Peebles 27 RT 12 11 1 0.0%
Jack Sommers 28 8 0 1 0.0%
Team Total 26.3 12 8 4 50.0% 41 37 90.2% 52 2096 67 3 40.3
Opp Total 12 17 8 47.1% 49 47 95.9% 60 2445 40.8

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
Sammy Baugh 33 P/QB 12 1 0 15 7 -7 0
Eddie Saenz 25 KR/LH/PR 12 6 0 5 3 0 0
Tom Farmer 26 RH 10 6 6 27 0 22 0
Bob Nussbaumer 23 hb 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
Dick Todd 33 qb 11 7 4 59 0 50 0 0 1 0 0 0
Ki Aldrich 31 C 12 8 2 9 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
Dick Poillon 27 K/qb 12 10 2 28 0 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
Fred Boensch 27 RG 12 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Al DeMao 27 c 12 5 2 35 0 21 0
Jack Jenkins 26 FB 12 7 1 7 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Peebles 27 RT 12 11 0 0 2 0 0
Hugh Taylor 24 10 0 0 2 0 0 0
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 0 2 0 0 0
John Adams 26 t 10 4 0 0 1 0 0
Don Avery 26 t 10 4 0 1 0 0 0
Jim Castiglia 29 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mike Garzoni 24 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
Hank Harris 24 g 10 2 0 0 1 0 0
Paul McKee 24 LE 11 3 0 1 0 0 0
Tommy Mont 25 4 0 1 7 0 7 0
Sal Rosato 29 fb 11 5 0 1 0 0 0
John Sanchez 27 t 4 4 1 0 0 0 0
Doug Turley 29 e 12 3 0 0 1 3 0
Bill Ward 26 g 6 3 0 0 1 0 0
Ernie Williamson 25 LT 9 3 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.3 12 21 172 0 50 0 0 34 21 -4 0
Opp Total 12 24 16 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 Poillon 27 K/qb 12 10 2 4 6 37 4 85
Eddie Saenz 25 KR/LH/PR 12 6 4 2 6 36
Hugh Taylor 24 10 0 6 6 36
Jim Castiglia 29 7 0 5 5 30
Bob Nussbaumer 23 hb 12 1 4 4 24
Joe Duckworth 26 e 12 1 3 3 18
Sammy Baugh 33 P/QB 12 1 2 2 12
Paul McKee 24 LE 11 3 2 2 12
Tom Farmer 26 RH 10 6 1 1 6
John Lookabaugh 25 e 6 3 1 1 6
Sal Rosato 29 fb 11 5 1 1 6
Joe Tereshinski 24 RE 11 9 1 1 6
Doug Turley 29 e 12 3 1 1 6
George Wilde 24 hb 9 2 1 1 6
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 12 11 28 2 41 37 4 295
Opp Total 12 18 26 1 1 2 3 47 8 1 367