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1955 Washington Redskins

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8-4-0, NFL East Division  · 1955 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.3, Offense: 1.0, Defense: 3.3, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 246 points (20.5/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 222 points (18.5/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 24 points (2.0/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 6.7-5.3.

Coach: Joe Kuharich (8-4-0)

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 Eddie LeBaron* 25 3 8 79 for 178, 1,270 yards, 9 td, 15 int, & 37 rushes for 190 yards and 4 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
FB Dale Atkeson 25 1 0 77 rushes for 300 yards, 1 td, & 9 catches for 81 yards and 1 td
LH Vic Janowicz 25 1 0 93 rushes for 397 yards, 4 td, & 11 catches for 149 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
RH Bert Zagers 22 Rook 0 89 rushes for 395 yards, 2 td, & 14 catches for 306 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 7th / 84th pick / 1955
LE John Carson 25 1 0 23 catches for 443 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 15th / 179th pick / 1953
LT Don Boll 28 2 12 Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
LG Walt Houston 23 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 26th / 303rd pick / 1955
C Harry Ulinski* 30 5 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 45th pick / 1950
RG Red Stephens 25 Rook 11 Chicago Cardinals / 23rd / 267th pick / 1952
RT Fred Miller 24 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered
RE Ralph Thomas 28 3 0 9 catches for 105 yards, 2 td
 Defensive Starters
LDE Gene Brito*+ 30 4 0 0 interceptions, 6 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
LDT Volney Peters* 27 3 0 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
RDT J.D. Kimmel 26 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 129th pick / 1952
RDE Chet Ostrowski 25 1 11 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
LLB LaVern Torgeson* 26 4 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
MLB Chuck Drazenovich* 28 5 12 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
RLB Ralph Felton 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 39th pick / 1954
LDH Nick Adduci 26 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDH Dick Alban 26 3 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
LS Joe Scudero* 25 1 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Hal Norris 24 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 16th / 183rd pick / 1955
 Special Teams Starters
K Vic Janowicz 25 1 0 6 of 20 field goals & 28 of 31 extra points Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
P Eddie LeBaron* 25 3 8 62 punts for a 41.6 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
PR Joe Scudero* 25 1 0 25 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 1 td
KR Joe Scudero* 25 1 0 25 kick returns for a 28.0 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
25 Nick Adduci 26 LDH 12 0 207 5-10 Nebraska 7/12/1929 1
42 Dick Alban 26 RDH 12 0 193 6-0 Northwestern 1/17/1929 3 Washington Redskins / 9th / 103rd pick / 1952
52 Johnny Allen 22 12 0 224 6-2 Purdue 6/4/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1955
46 Dale Atkeson 25 FB 11 0 211 6-2 none 12/24/1930 1
21 Roy Barni 28 8 0 185 5-11 San Francisco 2/15/1927 3
60 Marv Berschet 26 4 0 220 6-2 Illinois 12/28/1929 1 Washington Redskins / 16th / 187th pick / 1952
62 Don Boll 28 LT 12 12 270 6-2 Nebraska 7/16/1927 2 Washington Redskins / 4th / 40th pick / 1953
80 Gene Brito*+ 30 LDE 12 0 226 6-1 Loyola Marymount 10/23/1925 4 Washington Redskins / 17th / 196th pick / 1951
82 John Carson 25 LE 12 0 202 6-3 Georgia 1/31/1930 1 Cleveland Browns / 15th / 179th pick / 1953
40 Billy Cox 26 4 0 189 6-3 Duke 6/17/1929 4 Washington Redskins / 8th / 87th pick / 1951
73 Mike Davlin 28 9 0 230 6-1 Notre Dame,San Francisco 11/2/1927 Rook
16 Al Dorow 26 qb 8 1 193 6-0 Michigan St. 11/15/1929 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 31st pick / 1952
36 Chuck Drazenovich* 28 MLB 12 12 225 6-1 Penn St. 8/7/1927 5 Detroit Lions / 9th / 82nd pick / 1949
32 Leo Elter 26 11 0 201 5-10 Duquesne,Villanova 10/21/1929 2
45 Ralph Felton 23 RLB 12 0 210 5-11 Maryland 5/21/1932 1 Washington Redskins / 4th / 39th pick / 1954
39 Rob Goode 28 3 0 222 6-4 Texas A&M 6/5/1927 6 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1949
3 Ralph Guglielmi 22 qb 9 3 196 6-1 Notre Dame 6/26/1933 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1955
48 Norb Hecker 28 12 0 193 6-2 Baldwin-Wallace 5/26/1927 4 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 72nd pick / 1951
65 Walt Houston 23 LG 10 0 217 6-0 Miami (FL),Purdue 10/26/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 26th / 303rd pick / 1955
43 Vic Janowicz 25 K 12 0 187 5-9 Ohio St. 2/26/1930 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 79th pick / 1952
83 Charlie Jones 26 10 0 202 6-1 George Washington 1/24/1929 Rook
76 J.D. Kimmel 26 RDT 12 0 248 6-2 Army,Houston 9/30/1929 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 129th pick / 1952
14 Eddie LeBaron* 25 P 12 8 168 5-9 Pacific 1/7/1930 3 Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
64 Ron Marciniak 23 12 0 218 6-1 Kansas St. 7/16/1932 Rook Washington Redskins / 7th / 80th pick / 1955
70 Fred Miller 24 RT 12 0 225 6-3 Pacific 8/30/1931 Rook
49 Jim Monachino 26 7 0 187 5-10 California 7/9/1929 4 San Francisco 49ers / 12th / 137th pick / 1951
66 Jim Norman 21 7 0 248 6-2 none 1/2/1934 Rook
20 Hal Norris 24 RS 12 0 194 5-11 California 11/4/1931 Rook Washington Redskins / 16th / 183rd pick / 1955
88 Chet Ostrowski 25 RDE 11 11 232 6-1 Notre Dame 4/8/1930 1 Washington Redskins / 10th / 115th pick / 1952
79 Volney Peters* 27 LDT 12 0 237 6-4 USC 1/1/1928 3 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
28 Joe Scudero* 25 KR 12 0 173 5-10 San Francisco 7/2/1930 1
67 Red Stephens 25 RG 11 11 230 6-0 San Francisco 5/10/1930 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 23rd / 267th pick / 1952
87 Ralph Thomas 28 RE 12 0 190 5-11 San Francisco 12/6/1927 3
53 LaVern Torgeson* 26 LLB 11 0 215 6-0 Washington St. 2/28/1929 4 Detroit Lions / 5th / 58th pick / 1951
50 Harry Ulinski* 30 C 12 0 229 6-4 Kentucky 4/4/1925 5 Washington Redskins / 4th / 45th pick / 1950
63 Cas Witucki 27 2 0 245 5-11 Indiana 5/26/1928 5 Washington Redskins / 21st / 266th pick / 1950
29 Bert Zagers 22 RH 11 0 185 5-10 Michigan St. 1/30/1933 Rook Detroit Lions / 7th / 84th pick / 1955
Team Total 25.6 12 211.5 6-0.6 1.9