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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Sammy Baugh 33 10 1 210 for 354, 2,938 yards, 25 td, 15 int, & 25 rushes for 47 yards and 2 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
FB Jack Jenkins 26 4 7 16 rushes for 54 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 96 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 10th pick / 1943
LH Eddie Saenz 25 1 6 51 rushes for 143 yards, 0 td, & 34 catches for 598 yards and 4 td Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945
RH Tom Farmer 26 1 6 15 rushes for 29 yards, 1 td, & 8 catches for 137 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1943
LE Paul McKee 24 Rook 3 16 catches for 242 yards, 2 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 117th pick / 1945
LT Ernie Williamson 25 Rook 3 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 10th / 79th pick / 1947
LG John Steber 24 1 9 Washington Redskins / 7th / 61st pick / 1945
C Ki Aldrich 31 8 8 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
RG Fred Boensch 27 Rook 8 Cleveland Rams / 9th / 86th pick / 1944
RT Jim Peebles 27 1 11 2 fumbles recovered
RE Joe Tereshinski 24 Rook 9 10 catches for 76 yards, 1 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
 Special Teams Starters
K Dick Poillon 27 5 10 4 of 6 field goals & 37 of 41 extra points
P Sammy Baugh 33 10 1 35 punts for a 43.7 average, 2 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
PR Eddie Saenz 25 1 6 24 punt returns for a 12.8 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945
KR Eddie Saenz 25 1 6 29 kick returns for a 27.5 average and 2 td Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
John Adams 26 t 10 4 242 6-7 Notre Dame 9/22/1921 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1945
Ki Aldrich 31 C 12 8 207 6-0 TCU 6/1/1916 8 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
Don Avery 26 t 10 4 254 6-4 Alabama,USC 2/10/1921 1
Sammy Baugh 33 P 12 1 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 10 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
Fred Boensch 27 RG 12 8 228 6-4 California,Stanford 9/27/1920 Rook Cleveland Rams / 9th / 86th pick / 1944
Jim Castiglia 29 7 0 208 5-11 Georgetown (DC) 9/30/1918 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 21st / 202nd pick / 1941
Don Deeks 24 3 0 238 6-4 Washington 2/10/1923 2 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 4th / 31st pick / 1945
Bob DeFruiter 29 1 0 190 6-0 Nebraska 6/3/1918 2
Al DeMao 27 c 12 5 214 6-2 Duquesne 2/29/1920 2 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
Joe Duckworth 26 e 12 1 220 6-2 Colgate 7/3/1921 Rook
Tom Farmer 26 RH 10 6 190 5-11 Iowa 4/17/1921 1 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1943
Mike Garzoni 24 10 0 218 5-11 Santa Clara,Fresno St.,USC 8/19/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 6th / 39th pick / 1947
Bill Gray 25 g 12 3 210 5-11 USC,Oregon St. 12/27/1922 Rook Washington Redskins / 7th / 48th pick / 1947
Hank Harris 24 g 10 2 265 6-0 Texas 2/26/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 8th / 59th pick / 1947
Jack Jenkins 26 FB 12 7 206 6-1 Vanderbilt 5/6/1921 4 Washington Redskins / 1st / 10th pick / 1943
Harvey Jones 26 4 0 175 6-0 Baylor 4/15/1921 3
John Lookabaugh 25 e 6 3 216 6-4 Maryland 9/13/1922 1
Paul McKee 24 LE 11 3 217 6-3 Rochester,Syracuse 4/26/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 12th / 117th pick / 1945
Tommy Mont 25 4 0 194 6-0 Maryland 6/20/1922 Rook New York Giants / 12th / 114th pick / 1944
Leo Nobile 25 g 9 1 213 5-10 Penn St. 9/22/1922 Rook
Bob Nussbaumer 23 hb 12 1 172 5-11 Michigan 4/23/1924 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 21st pick / 1946
Vince Pacewic 27 2 0 205 6-1 Loyola Marymount,San Francisco 5/28/1920 Rook Washington Redskins / 27th / 260th pick / 1943
Jim Peebles 27 RT 12 11 231 6-4 Vanderbilt 8/27/1920 1
Dick Poillon 27 K 12 10 193 6-0 Canisius 8/13/1920 5
Sal Rosato 29 fb 11 5 228 6-1 Villanova 6/6/1918 2
Ralph Ruthstrom 26 b 2 1 212 6-5 Sam Houston St.,SMU 7/12/1921 2
Eddie Saenz 25 KR 12 6 169 5-11 Loyola Marymount,USC 9/21/1922 1 Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945
John Sanchez 27 t 4 4 239 6-3 Redlands,San Francisco 10/12/1920 Rook New York Giants / 9th / 81st pick / 1944
Jack Sommers 28 8 0 222 6-3 UCLA 2/9/1919 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 92nd pick / 1941
John Steber 24 LG 12 9 225 6-0 Georgia Tech,Vanderbilt 9/12/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 61st pick / 1945
Hugh Taylor 24 10 0 194 6-4 La-Monroe,Tulane,Oklahoma City 7/6/1923 Rook
Joe Tereshinski 24 RE 11 9 215 6-2 Georgia 12/7/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
Dick Todd 33 qb 11 7 172 5-11 Texas A&M 10/2/1914 8 Washington Redskins / 5th / 38th pick / 1939
Doug Turley 29 e 12 3 215 6-2 Scranton 11/25/1918 3
Bill Ward 26 g 6 3 230 6-0 Washington St.,Washington 2/19/1921 1
George Wilde 24 hb 9 2 193 6-1 Texas A&M,TCU 3/26/1923 Rook
Ernie Williamson 25 LT 9 3 245 6-4 Apprentice,North Carolina 9/9/1922 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 79th pick / 1947
Jim Youel 25 qb 6 1 175 6-0 Iowa 2/13/1922 1
Team Total 26.3 12 211.1 6-1.4 1.8