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1951 Washington Redskins

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5-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFL American Division  · 1951 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.8, Offense: -5.1, Defense: -2.7, SoS: 1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 183 points (15.2/g), 11th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 296 points (24.7/g), 10th.
 Differential of -113 points (-9.4/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 2.9-9.1.

Coach: Herman Ball (0-3-0) and Dick Todd (5-4-0)

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* 37 14 9 67 for 154, 1,104 yards, 7 td, 17 int, & 11 rushes for -5 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
FB Rob Goode* 24 2 0 208 rushes for 951 yards, 9 td, & 3 catches for 45 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1949
LH Bill Dudley* 32 9 0 91 rushes for 398 yards, 2 td, & 22 catches for 303 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1942
RH Leon Heath 23 Rook 0 64 rushes for 159 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 3 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1951
LE Hugh Taylor 28 4 0 29 catches for 444 yards, 3 td
LT Laurie Niemi* 26 2 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1949
LG Herb Siegert 27 2 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 178th pick / 1949
C Al DeMao 31 6 0 4 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
RG Cas Witucki 23 1 0 Washington Redskins / 21st / 266th pick / 1950
RT Paul Lipscomb* 28 6 0 1 fumble recovered
RE Gene Brito 26 Rook 0 24 catches for 313 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Walt Yowarsky 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
LDT Lou Karras 24 1 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1950
MG Jim Ricca 24 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDT Paul Lipscomb* 28 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
RDE Gene Brito 26 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
LLB George Buksar 25 2 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
RLB Chuck Drazenovich 24 1 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
LDH Jack Dwyer 24 Rook 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 57th pick / 1951
RDH Neil Ferris 24 Rook 0
LS Ed Salem 23 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 15th pick / 1951
RS Billy Cox 22 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1951
 Special Teams Starters
K Bill Dudley* 32 9 0 10 of 13 field goals & 21 of 22 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1942
P Billy Cox 22 Rook 0 28 punts for a 40.1 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1951
PR Bill Dudley* 32 9 0 22 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1942
KR Harry Dowda 29 2 0 13 kick returns for a 26.2 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
57 John Badaczewski 29 12 0 239 6-1 Case Western Reserve 1/27/1922 5
33 Sammy Baugh* 37 QB 12 9 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 14 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
18 Ed Berrang 29 2 0 206 6-2 Villanova 10/14/1922 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 48th pick / 1949
80 Gene Brito 26 RDE 12 0 226 6-1 Loyola Marymount 10/23/1925 Rook Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
60 Buddy Brown 26 12 0 220 6-1 Arkansas 10/19/1925 Rook Washington Redskins / 19th / 221st pick / 1951
39 George Buksar 25 LLB 11 0 206 6-0 Purdue,San Francisco 8/12/1926 2 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
14 Billy Cox 22 P 10 0 189 6-3 Duke 6/17/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1951
53 Al DeMao 31 C 12 0 214 6-2 Duquesne 2/29/1920 6 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
44 Harry Dowda 29 KR 12 0 195 6-2 Wake Forest 12/29/1922 2 Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947
36 Chuck Drazenovich 24 RLB 9 0 225 6-1 Penn St. 8/7/1927 1 Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
35 Bill Dudley* 32 K 12 0 182 5-10 Virginia 12/24/1919 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1942
29 Jack Dwyer 24 LDH 12 0 175 5-11 Loyola Marymount 1/15/1927 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 57th pick / 1951
12 Neil Ferris 24 RDH 12 0 181 5-11 Loyola Marymount 10/31/1927 Rook
52 Harry Gilmer 25 qb 10 3 169 6-0 Alabama 4/14/1926 3 Washington Redskins / 1st / 1st pick / 1948
21 Rob Goode* 24 FB 12 0 222 6-4 Texas A&M 6/5/1927 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1949
24 Leon Heath 23 RH 11 0 203 6-1 Oklahoma 10/27/1928 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1951
48 Bob Hendren 28 12 0 244 6-8 Culver-Stockton,USC 8/10/1923 2 Washington Redskins / 7th / 59th pick / 1946
70 Lou Karras 24 LDT 12 0 241 6-4 Purdue 9/19/1927 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1950
76 Paul Lipscomb* 28 RDT 12 0 246 6-5 Tennessee 1/13/1923 6
47 Laurie Niemi* 26 LT 12 0 251 6-1 Washington St. 3/19/1925 2 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1949
15 Johnny Papit 23 11 0 190 6-0 Virginia 7/25/1928 Rook Washington Redskins / 7th / 76th pick / 1951
84 Jim Peebles 31 12 0 231 6-4 Vanderbilt 8/27/1920 5
61 Gene Pepper 24 11 0 239 6-2 Missouri 9/22/1927 1 Washington Redskins / 6th / 71st pick / 1950
34 Ed Quirk 26 6 0 231 6-1 Missouri 2/27/1925 3 Washington Redskins / 15th / 128th pick / 1948
75 Jim Ricca 24 MG 11 0 270 6-4 Georgetown (DC) 10/8/1927 Rook
99 Eddie Saenz 29 2 0 169 5-11 Loyola Marymount,USC 9/21/1922 5 Washington Redskins / 15th / 150th pick / 1945
26 Ed Salem 23 LS 12 0 190 5-11 Alabama 8/28/1928 Rook Washington Redskins / 2nd / 15th pick / 1951
63 Herb Siegert 27 LG 12 0 216 6-3 Illinois 1/10/1924 2 Washington Redskins / 18th / 178th pick / 1949
72 Jim Staton 24 8 0 246 6-4 Wake Forest 5/23/1927 Rook Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1951
28 Hugh Taylor 28 LE 12 0 194 6-4 La-Monroe,Tulane,Oklahoma City 7/6/1923 4
37 Joe Tereshinski 28 12 0 215 6-2 Georgia 12/7/1923 4 Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
20 George Thomas 23 12 0 183 6-1 Oklahoma 3/4/1928 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1950
56 Harry Ulinski 26 12 0 229 6-4 Kentucky 4/4/1925 1 Washington Redskins / 4th / 45th pick / 1950
62 Cas Witucki 23 RG 12 0 245 5-11 Indiana 5/26/1928 1 Washington Redskins / 21st / 266th pick / 1950
85 Walt Yowarsky 23 LDE 11 0 234 6-2 Kentucky 5/10/1928 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
Team Total 26.2 12 214.2 6-1.8 2.4