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1948 Washington Redskins

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7-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1948 NFL Season Summary

Scored 291 points (24.2/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (23.9/g), 6th.
 Differential of 4 points (0.3/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-5.9.

Coach: Turk Edwards (7-5-0)

 Training Camp: Occidental College (Los Angeles, California)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Sammy Baugh 34 11 3 185 for 315, 2,599 yards, 22 td, 23 int, & 4 rushes for 4 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
FB Ed Quirk 23 Rook 6 77 rushes for 328 yards, 4 td, & 9 catches for 40 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 15th / 128th pick / 1948
LH Tom Farmer 27 2 5 52 rushes for 188 yards, 1 td, & 12 catches for 148 yards and 2 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1943
RH Dan Sandifer 21 Rook 7 18 rushes for 67 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 181 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
LE Paul McKee 25 1 6 14 catches for 171 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 117th pick / 1945
LT John Sanchez 28 1 12 New York Giants / 9th / 81st pick / 1944
LG John Steber 25 2 8 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 7th / 61st pick / 1945
C Al DeMao 28 3 8 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
RG Fred Boensch 28 1 11 Cleveland Rams / 9th / 86th pick / 1944
RT John Adams 27 3 5 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1945
RE Joe Tereshinski 25 1 7 4 catches for 98 yards, 1 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
 Special Teams Starters
K Dick Poillon 28 6 11 5 of 7 field goals & 33 of 38 extra points
P Dick Poillon 28 6 11 51 punts for a 42.2 average, 1 blocked
PR Dan Sandifer 21 Rook 7 20 punt returns for a 11.8 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
KR Dan Sandifer 21 Rook 7 26 kick returns for a 22.8 average and 1 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
John Adams 27 RT 12 5 242 6-7 Notre Dame 9/22/1921 3 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1945
Steve Bagarus 29 5 0 173 6-0 Notre Dame 6/19/1919 3
Sammy Baugh 34 QB 12 3 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 11 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
Fred Boensch 28 RG 12 11 228 6-4 California,Stanford 9/27/1920 1 Cleveland Rams / 9th / 86th pick / 1944
Carl Butkus 26 9 0 245 6-1 George Washington 12/26/1922 Rook
Jim Castiglia 30 fb 10 1 208 5-11 Georgetown (DC) 9/30/1918 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 21st / 202nd pick / 1941
George Cheverko 28 b 2 1 197 6-1 Fordham 7/29/1920 1 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 64th pick / 1944
Don Corbitt 24 3 0 224 6-4 Arizona 4/1/1924 Rook Washington Redskins / 28th / 258th pick / 1948
Hal Crisler 25 e 11 1 215 6-4 San Jose St.,Iowa St. 12/31/1923 2
Al DeMao 28 C 9 8 214 6-2 Duquesne 2/29/1920 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
Weldon Edwards 24 5 0 225 6-0 Texas-Arlington,TCU 4/15/1924 Rook Washington Redskins / 14th / 119th pick / 1947
Clyde Ehrhardt 27 c 12 5 232 6-1 Georgia 7/4/1921 2 Washington Redskins / 19th / 193rd pick / 1944
Tom Farmer 27 LH 9 5 190 5-11 Iowa 4/17/1921 2 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1943
Harry Gilmer 22 1 0 169 6-0 Alabama 4/14/1926 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 1st pick / 1948
Bill Gray 26 g 12 1 210 5-11 USC,Oregon St. 12/27/1922 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 48th pick / 1947
Hank Harris 25 2 0 265 6-0 Texas 2/26/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 8th / 59th pick / 1947
Howard Hartley 24 b 12 2 185 6-0 Duke 9/26/1924 Rook
John Hollar 26 fb 9 4 223 6-0 Appalachian St. 8/7/1922 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 115th pick / 1948
Mike Katrishen 26 g 12 3 214 6-1 Alabama,Southern Miss 5/7/1922 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 78th pick / 1948
John Koniszewski 27 t 12 4 243 6-3 George Washington 8/29/1921 3
Howie Livingston 26 fb 7 1 183 6-1 Fullerton JC 5/15/1922 4
Art Macioszczyk 28 1 0 208 6-0 West. Michigan 10/19/1920 4 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 27th / 252nd pick / 1943
Elmer Madarik 26 1 0 200 5-11 Detroit Mercy 7/15/1922 3 Detroit Lions / 18th / 178th pick / 1944
Paul McKee 25 LE 12 6 217 6-3 Rochester,Syracuse 4/26/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 12th / 117th pick / 1945
Tommy Mont 26 qb 11 2 194 6-0 Maryland 6/20/1922 1 New York Giants / 12th / 114th pick / 1944
Bob Nussbaumer 24 hb 10 2 172 5-11 Michigan 4/23/1924 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 21st pick / 1946
Jim Peebles 28 e 11 4 231 6-4 Vanderbilt 8/27/1920 2
Dick Poillon 28 K 12 11 193 6-0 Canisius 8/13/1920 6
Ed Quirk 23 FB 12 6 231 6-1 Missouri 2/27/1925 Rook Washington Redskins / 15th / 128th pick / 1948
Mike Roussos 22 t 12 3 238 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/8/1926 Rook
Eddie Saenz 26 hb 4 2 169 5-11 Loyola Marymount,USC 9/21/1922 2 Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945
John Sanchez 28 LT 12 12 239 6-3 Redlands,San Francisco 10/12/1920 1 New York Giants / 9th / 81st pick / 1944
Dan Sandifer 21 KR 12 7 190 6-1 LSU 3/1/1927 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
Herb Shoener 25 e 7 2 205 6-3 Lehigh,Iowa 1/2/1923 Rook Washington Redskins / 31st / 286th pick / 1947
Ed Stacco 23 4 0 261 6-2 Colgate 4/16/1925 1 Detroit Lions / 25th / 238th pick / 1946
John Steber 25 LG 12 8 225 6-0 Georgia Tech,Vanderbilt 9/12/1923 2 Washington Redskins / 7th / 61st pick / 1945
Hugh Taylor 25 12 0 194 6-4 La-Monroe,Tulane,Oklahoma City 7/6/1923 1
Joe Tereshinski 25 RE 11 7 215 6-2 Georgia 12/7/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
Dick Todd 34 lh 12 1 172 5-11 Texas A&M 10/2/1914 9 Washington Redskins / 5th / 38th pick / 1939
Doug Turley 30 e 12 4 215 6-2 Scranton 11/25/1918 4
Jim Youel 26 2 0 175 6-0 Iowa 2/13/1922 2
Team Total 26.3 12 210.0 6-1.3 2.1