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1954 Washington Redskins

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3-9-0, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1954 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -19.7, Offense: -3.6, Defense: -16.1, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 207 points (17.2/g), 10th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 432 points (36.0/g), 12th.
 Differential of -225 points (-18.8/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 1.8-10.2.

Coach: Joe Kuharich (3-9-0)

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 Jack Scarbath 24 1 6 44 for 109, 798 yards, 7 td, 13 int, & 17 rushes for 36 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1953
FB Rob Goode* 27 5 0 108 rushes for 462 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 4 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1949
LH Charlie Justice 30 4 0 56 rushes for 254 yards, 1 td, & 11 catches for 242 yards and 2 td Washington Redskins / 16th / 201st pick / 1950
RH Billy Wells* 23 Rook 0 100 rushes for 516 yards, 3 td, & 19 catches for 295 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954
LE Ed Barker 23 1 0 23 catches for 353 yards, 3 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 1953
LT Don Boll 27 1 12 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
LG Marv Berschet 25 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 16th / 187th pick / 1952
C Harry Ulinski 29 4 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 45th pick / 1950
RG Cas Witucki 26 4 0 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 21st / 266th pick / 1950
RT Ken Barfield 25 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 23rd / 271st pick / 1952
RE Hugh Taylor* 31 7 0 37 catches for 659 yards, 8 td
 Defensive Starters
LDE Walt Yowarsky 26 3 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
LDT Dick Modzelewski 23 1 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
MG Jim Ricca 27 3 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
RDT Volney Peters 26 2 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
RDE Chet Ostrowski 24 Rook 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
LLB Chuck Drazenovich 27 4 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
RLB Nick Adduci 25 Rook 0
LDH Joe Scudero 24 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
RDH Vic Janowicz 24 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
LS George Rosso 24 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 25th / 296th pick / 1954
RS Dick Alban* 25 2 0 9 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
 Special Teams Starters
K Vic Janowicz 24 Rook 0 4 of 8 field goals & 9 of 9 extra points Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
P Charlie Justice 30 4 0 61 punts for a 40.3 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 16th / 201st pick / 1950
PR Joe Scudero 24 Rook 0 14 punt returns for a 3.8 average and 0 td
KR Dale Atkeson 24 Rook 0 24 kick returns for a 26.0 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
44 Nick Adduci 25 RLB 10 0 207 5-10 Nebraska 7/12/1929 Rook
42 Dick Alban* 25 RS 12 0 193 6-0 Northwestern 1/17/1929 2 Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
46 Dale Atkeson 24 10 0 211 6-2 none 12/24/1930 Rook
73 Ken Barfield 25 RT 8 0 238 6-2 Mississippi 7/19/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 23rd / 271st pick / 1952
87 Ed Barker 23 LE 12 0 196 6-3 Washington St. 5/31/1931 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 1953
60 Marv Berschet 25 LG 12 0 220 6-2 Illinois 12/28/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 16th / 187th pick / 1952
62 Don Boll 27 LT 12 12 270 6-2 Nebraska 7/16/1927 1 Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
82 John Carson 24 12 0 202 6-3 Georgia 1/31/1930 Rook Cleveland Browns / 15th / 179th pick / 1953
54 Walt Cudzik 22 1 0 231 6-2 Purdue 2/21/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 18th / 212th pick / 1954
16 Al Dorow 25 qb 11 6 193 6-0 Michigan St. 11/15/1929 Rook Washington Redskins / 3rd / 31st pick / 1952
36 Chuck Drazenovich 27 LLB 12 12 225 6-1 Penn St. 8/7/1927 4 Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
45 Ralph Felton 22 12 0 210 5-11 Maryland 5/21/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 4th / 39th pick / 1954
12 Harry Gilmer 28 12 0 169 6-0 Alabama 4/14/1926 6 Washington Redskins / 1st / 1st pick / 1948
39 Rob Goode* 27 FB 12 0 222 6-4 Texas A&M 6/5/1927 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1949
69 Ron Hansen 22 12 0 220 6-0 Minnesota 2/10/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 28th / 332nd pick / 1954
43 Vic Janowicz 24 K 10 0 187 5-9 Ohio St. 2/26/1930 Rook Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
22 Charlie Justice 30 LH 12 0 176 5-10 North Carolina 5/18/1924 4 Washington Redskins / 16th / 201st pick / 1950
24 Jim Kincaid 24 2 0 180 5-11 South Carolina 8/11/1930 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 29th pick / 1954
76 Paul Lipscomb 31 1 0 246 6-5 Tennessee 1/13/1923 9
27 Don Menasco 25 6 0 185 6-0 Texas 10/11/1929 2 New York Giants / 4th / 47th pick / 1952
70 Dick Modzelewski 23 LDT 12 0 250 6-0 Maryland 2/16/1931 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
74 Bob Morgan 24 10 0 235 6-0 Maryland 6/28/1930 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 96th pick / 1953
81 Sam Morley 22 1 0 182 6-2 Stanford 5/12/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 20th / 236th pick / 1954
88 Chet Ostrowski 24 RDE 12 12 232 6-1 Notre Dame 4/8/1930 Rook Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
79 Volney Peters 26 RDT 8 0 237 6-4 USC 1/1/1928 2 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
75 Jim Ricca 27 MG 12 0 270 6-4 Georgetown (DC) 10/8/1927 3
20 George Rosso 24 LS 12 0 177 5-11 Ohio St. 1/15/1930 Rook Washington Redskins / 25th / 296th pick / 1954
18 Jack Scarbath 24 QB 10 6 206 6-2 Maryland 8/12/1930 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1953
51 Jim Schrader 22 10 0 244 6-2 Notre Dame 6/27/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 2nd / 20th pick / 1954
28 Joe Scudero 24 LDH 12 0 173 5-10 San Francisco 7/2/1930 Rook
68 Dave Sparks 26 10 0 229 6-1 South Carolina 4/28/1928 3 San Francisco 49ers / 15th / 173rd pick / 1951
84 Hugh Taylor* 31 RE 12 0 194 6-4 La-Monroe,Tulane,Oklahoma City 7/6/1923 7
89 Joe Tereshinski 31 7 0 215 6-2 Georgia 12/7/1923 7 Washington Redskins / 13th / 119th pick / 1946
50 Harry Ulinski 29 C 12 0 229 6-4 Kentucky 4/4/1925 4 Washington Redskins / 4th / 45th pick / 1950
41 Billy Wells* 23 RH 12 0 180 5-9 Michigan St. 12/7/1931 Rook Washington Redskins / 5th / 56th pick / 1954
63 Cas Witucki 26 RG 12 0 245 5-11 Indiana 5/26/1928 4 Washington Redskins / 21st / 266th pick / 1950
85 Walt Yowarsky 26 LDE 11 0 234 6-2 Kentucky 5/10/1928 3 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 29th pick / 1951
Team Total 25.3 12 213.9 6-1.0 1.9