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1952 Washington Redskins

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4-8-0, Finished 5th in NFL American Division  · 1952 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.8, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 240 points (20.0/g), 9th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (23.9/g), 9th.
 Differential of -47 points (-3.9/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 4.7-7.3.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (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 Eddie LeBaron 22 Rook 7 96 for 194, 1,420 yards, 14 td, 15 int, & 43 rushes for 164 yards and 2 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
FB Leon Heath 24 1 0 90 rushes for 388 yards, 2 td, & 23 catches for 146 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1951
LH Harry Gilmer* 26 4 0 100 rushes for 365 yards, 0 td, & 15 catches for 143 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 1st pick / 1948
RH Julie Rykovich 29 5 0 94 rushes for 361 yards, 1 td, & 16 catches for 283 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1946
LE Hugh Taylor* 29 5 0 41 catches for 961 yards, 12 td
LT Laurie Niemi* 27 3 0 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1949
LG Gene Pepper 25 2 0 Washington Redskins / 6th / 71st pick / 1950
C Al DeMao 32 7 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
RG Buddy Brown 27 1 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 19th / 221st pick / 1951
RT Joe Moss 22 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 169th pick / 1952
RE Gene Brito 27 1 0 21 catches for 270 yards, 2 td Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jerry Hennessy 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 165th pick / 1950
LDT Ed Ecker 29 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MG Jim Ricca 25 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDT Paul Lipscomb* 29 7 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
RDE Joe Tereshinski 29 5 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
LLB George Buksar 26 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
RLB Chuck Drazenovich 25 2 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
LDH Dick Alban 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
RDH Johnny Williams* 25 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 26th / 304th pick / 1951
LS Harry Dowda 30 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947
RS Andy Davis 25 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 19th pick / 1952
 Special Teams Starters
K George Buksar 26 3 0 3 of 7 field goals & 15 of 18 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
P Eddie LeBaron 22 Rook 7 51 punts for a 42.2 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
PR Johnny Williams* 25 Rook 0 24 punt returns for a 15.2 average and 2 td Washington Redskins / 26th / 304th pick / 1951
KR Johnny Williams* 25 Rook 0 20 kick returns for a 24.3 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 26th / 304th pick / 1951

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
42 Dick Alban 23 LDH 12 0 193 6-0 Northwestern 1/17/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
68 Ed Bagdon 26 3 0 204 5-10 Michigan St. 4/30/1926 2 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 87th pick / 1950
33 Sammy Baugh 38 qb 7 5 182 6-2 TCU 3/17/1914 15 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1937
82 Ed Berrang 30 7 0 206 6-2 Villanova 10/14/1922 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 48th pick / 1949
80 Gene Brito 27 RE 12 0 226 6-1 Loyola Marymount 10/23/1925 1 Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
60 Buddy Brown 27 RG 12 0 220 6-1 Arkansas 10/19/1925 1 Washington Redskins / 19th / 221st pick / 1951
39 George Buksar 26 K 10 0 206 6-0 Purdue,San Francisco 8/12/1926 3 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 94th pick / 1949
65 Jim Clark 23 12 0 230 6-1 Oregon St. 7/18/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 55th pick / 1952
34 Jack Cloud 27 8 0 220 5-10 William & Mary 1/1/1925 2 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 69th pick / 1950
40 Billy Cox 23 12 0 189 6-3 Duke 6/17/1929 1 Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1951
26 Andy Davis 25 RS 6 0 188 6-0 George Washington 7/28/1927 Rook Washington Redskins / 2nd / 19th pick / 1952
53 Al DeMao 32 C 12 0 214 6-2 Duquesne 2/29/1920 7 Washington Redskins / 11th / 96th pick / 1942
44 Harry Dowda 30 LS 12 0 195 6-2 Wake Forest 12/29/1922 3 Washington Redskins / 19th / 168th pick / 1947
36 Chuck Drazenovich 25 RLB 12 0 225 6-1 Penn St. 8/7/1927 2 Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
75 Ed Ecker 29 LDT 9 0 276 6-7 John Carroll 1/21/1923 5
27 Neil Ferris 25 4 0 181 5-11 Loyola Marymount 10/31/1927 1
12 Harry Gilmer* 26 LH 12 0 169 6-0 Alabama 4/14/1926 4 Washington Redskins / 1st / 1st pick / 1948
32 Leon Heath 24 FB 11 0 203 6-1 Oklahoma 10/27/1928 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1951
88 Jerry Hennessy 26 LDE 12 0 219 6-2 Santa Clara 2/22/1926 2 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 165th pick / 1950
22 Charlie Justice 28 11 0 176 5-10 North Carolina 5/18/1924 2 Washington Redskins / 16th / 201st pick / 1950
70 Lou Karras 25 2 0 241 6-4 Purdue 9/19/1927 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1950
14 Eddie LeBaron 22 P 12 7 168 5-9 Pacific 1/7/1930 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
76 Paul Lipscomb* 29 RDT 12 0 246 6-5 Tennessee 1/13/1923 7
51 Tony Momsen 24 2 0 215 6-1 Michigan 1/29/1928 1 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 59th pick / 1951
72 Joe Moss 22 RT 12 0 221 6-1 Maryland 4/9/1930 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 169th pick / 1952
74 Laurie Niemi* 27 LT 12 0 251 6-1 Washington St. 3/19/1925 3 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1949
25 Johnny Papit 24 11 0 190 6-0 Virginia 7/25/1928 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 76th pick / 1951
61 Gene Pepper 25 LG 12 0 239 6-2 Missouri 9/22/1927 2 Washington Redskins / 6th / 71st pick / 1950
68 Knox Ramsey 26 8 0 216 6-1 William & Mary 2/13/1926 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 32nd pick / 1948
55 Jim Ricca 25 MG 12 0 270 6-4 Georgetown (DC) 10/8/1927 1
20 Julie Rykovich 29 RH 11 0 204 6-2 Notre Dame,Illinois 4/6/1923 5 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1946
39 Bob Sykes 25 4 0 218 6-1 San Jose St. 3/15/1927 Rook
84 Hugh Taylor* 29 LE 12 0 194 6-4 La-Monroe,Tulane,Oklahoma City 7/6/1923 5
89 Joe Tereshinski 29 RDE 12 0 215 6-2 Georgia 12/7/1923 5 Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
49 Sam Venuto 25 3 0 195 6-1 Guilford 11/2/1927 Rook
43 Johnny Williams* 25 KR 12 0 177 5-11 USC 6/30/1927 Rook Washington Redskins / 26th / 304th pick / 1951
56 Dick Woodard 26 12 0 224 6-2 Iowa 7/26/1926 3 New York Giants / 21st / 186th pick / 1948
79 John Yonakor 31 12 0 222 6-5 Notre Dame 8/4/1921 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1945
Team Total 26.5 12 211.3 6-1.3 2.6