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1965 Washington Redskins

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6-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1965 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.0, Offense: -7.3, Defense: -1.6, SoS: -5.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 257 points (18.4/g), 12th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 301 points (21.5/g), 6th.
 Differential of -44 points (-3.1/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 5.7-8.3.

Coach: Bill McPeak (6-8-0)

Stadium: District of Columbia Stadium
 Training Camp: Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Owner/President George Preston Marshall
Head Coach/General Manager Bill McPeak
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 257 3608 820 4.4 41 21 210 220 427 2571 20 20 5.5 125 354 1037 7 2.9 69 81 692 16
Opp. Stats 301 3870 849 4.6 42 15 237 161 318 2117 15 27 5.8 101 486 1753 18 3.6 100 74 738 36
Lg Rank Offense 12 11 11 11 11 5 7 10 9 12 14 14 14 14
Lg Rank Defense 6 2 4 7 4 1 3 2 1 4 14 8 11 4

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore L 0-1 Cleveland Browns 7 17 14 232 208 24 1 18 313 133 180 2
2 Sun September 26 boxscore L 0-2 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 27 13 274 185 89 5 16 297 137 160 1
3 Sun October 3 boxscore L 0-3 @ Detroit Lions 10 14 11 196 119 77 8 10 118 13 105 6
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 0-4 St. Louis Cardinals 16 37 12 240 175 65 4 24 403 206 197 2
5 Sun October 17 boxscore L 0-5 Baltimore Colts 7 38 14 268 181 87 2 14 273 204 69 1
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 1-5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24 20 15 251 177 74 1 22 309 188 121 2
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 2-5 Philadelphia Eagles 23 21 21 359 293 66 1 13 268 213 55 1
8 Sun November 7 boxscore W 3-5 @ New York Giants 23 7 11 283 148 135 2 17 224 95 129 5
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 3-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 21 14 219 137 82 1 20 383 285 98 2
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 4-6 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 31 3 12 199 81 118 2 7 115 54 61 7
11 Sun November 28 boxscore W 5-6 Dallas Cowboys 34 31 28 415 364 51 6 17 284 202 82 2
12 Sun December 5 boxscore L 5-7 @ Cleveland Browns 16 24 16 201 138 63 3 24 284 84 200 4
13 Sun December 12 boxscore L 5-8 New York Giants 10 27 18 294 220 74 3 21 368 217 151 2
14 Sun December 19 boxscore W 6-8 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 14 11 177 145 32 2 14 231 86 145 5

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
9 Sonny Jurgensen 31 QB 13 13 6-7-0 190 356 53.4 2367 15 4.2 16 4.5 55 6.6 5.5 12.5 182.1 69.6 1 1
14 Dick Shiner 23 qb 14 1 0-1-0 28 65 43.1 470 3 4.6 4 6.2 80 7.2 5.4 16.8 33.6 57.9
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 1 4 25.0 45 1 25.0 0 0.0 45 11.3 16.3 45.0 3.5 113.5
22 Dan Lewis 29 FB 13 0 1 2 50.0 26 1 50.0 0 0.0 26 13.0 23.0 26.0 2.0 135.4
Team Total 26.8 14 6-8-0 220 427 51.5 2908 20 4.7 20 4.7 80 6.8 5.6 13.2 207.7 69.5 1 1
Opp Total 14 161 318 50.6 2539 15 4.7 27 8.5 8.0 5.11 15.8 181.4 57.9 45 422 5.8 3.3 12.4

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 145 402 3 39 2.8 30.9 11.2 40 577 14.4 3 69 3.1 44.4 979 6 10
22 Dan Lewis 29 FB 13 0 117 343 2 23 2.9 26.4 9.0 25 276 11.0 2 37 1.9 21.2 619 4 4
39 George Hughley 28 14 0 37 175 0 19 4.7 12.5 2.6 9 93 10.3 1 27 0.6 6.6 268 1 1
25 Pervis Atkins 30 4 0 18 44 0 16 2.4 11.0 4.5 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.3 0.0 44 0 2
9 Sonny Jurgensen 31 QB 13 13 17 23 2 27 1.4 1.8 1.3 23 2 6
14 Dick Shiner 23 qb 14 1 12 35 0 29 2.9 2.5 0.9 35 0 5
30 Bob Briggs 24 7 0 6 10 0 6 1.7 1.4 0.9 3 40 13.3 0 31 0.4 5.7 50 0 2
35 Rick Casares 34 3 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 1.7 0.7 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.3 1.7 10 0 0
49 Bobby Mitchell 30 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 60 867 14.5 6 80 4.3 61.9 867 6 1
89 Preston Carpenter 31 TE 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 298 13.0 0 36 2.6 33.1 298 0 0
87 Jerry Smith 22 te 14 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 257 13.5 2 54 1.4 18.4 257 2 0
48 Angelo Coia 27 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 240 13.3 3 45 1.4 18.5 240 3 0
88 Pat Richter 24 P/SE 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 189 11.8 2 35 1.5 17.2 189 2 1
81 Bob Jencks 24 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 20 10.0 0 12 0.1 1.4 20 0 0
26 Paul Krause*+ 23 RS 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 17 8.5 0 13 0.1 1.2 17 0 1
23 Billy Hunter 23 KR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 29 29.0 1 29 0.3 9.7 29 1 1
Team Total 26.8 14 354 1037 7 39 2.9 74.1 25.3 220 2908 13.2 20 80 15.7 207.7 3945 27 41
Opp Total 14 486 1753 18 3.6 125.2 34.7 161 2117 13.1 15 11.5 151.2 3870 33 31

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
46 Rickie Harris 22 PR 14 2 31 377 1 57 12.2 5 96 0 36 19.2 473
23 Billy Hunter 23 KR 3 0 18 432 0 50 24.0 461
39 George Hughley 28 14 0 2 12 0 11 6.0 13 295 0 47 22.7 576
49 Bobby Mitchell 30 FL 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 5 106 0 35 21.2 988
25 Pervis Atkins 30 4 0 3 11 0 9 3.7 1 15 0 15 15.0 70
30 Bob Briggs 24 7 0 2 8 0 6 4.0 58
43 Tom Walters 23 14 0 2 30 0 21 15.0 30
55 Chris Hanburger 24 rlb 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
66 Carl Kammerer 28 RDE 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
20 Fred Mazurek 22 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
53 Bob Pellegrini 31 RLB 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 31
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 994
Team Total 26.8 14 39 415 1 57 10.6 49 1011 0 50 20.6 5550
Opp Total 14 30 138 0 4.6 42 976 0 23.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
81 Bob Jencks 24 K 14 0 22 10 45.5% 33 29 87.9%
88 Pat Richter 24 P/SE 11 0 54 2364 72 0 43.8
78 Ron Snidow 24 LDE 14 0 9 336 53 0 37.3
38 John Seedborg 22 p 1 0 7 247 49 1 35.3
Team Total 26.8 14 22 10 45.5% 33 29 87.9% 70 2947 72 1 42.1
Opp Total 14 22 12 54.5% 38 37 97.4% 69 2995 43.4

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 0 10 5 0 0
26 Paul Krause*+ 23 RS 14 0 6 118 0 43 0 0 1 5 56 1
9 Sonny Jurgensen 31 QB 13 13 0 6 3 0 0
46 Rickie Harris 22 PR 14 2 1 34 1 34 0 0 5 2 0 0
24 Johnny Sample 29 LCB 13 0 6 57 0 28 0 0 0 2 20 0
14 Dick Shiner 23 qb 14 1 0 5 1 0 0
22 Dan Lewis 29 FB 13 0 0 4 1 0 0
40 Lonnie Sanders 24 RCB 7 0 4 121 0 42 0
47 Jim Shorter 26 13 0 2 20 0 20 0 0 0 2 62 1
30 Bob Briggs 24 7 0 0 2 1 0 0
70 Sam Huff 31 MLB 14 0 2 49 0 39 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Jim Steffen 29 LS 14 0 3 56 0 25 0
25 Pervis Atkins 30 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
55 Chris Hanburger 24 rlb 14 5 1 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
39 George Hughley 28 14 0 0 1 1 1 0
66 Carl Kammerer 28 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
49 Bobby Mitchell 30 FL 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
53 Bob Pellegrini 31 RLB 13 0 0 1 1 31 1
57 Dave Crossan 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
56 Len Hauss 23 C 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
23 Billy Hunter 23 KR 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 Fred Mazurek 22 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Fran O'Brien 29 RT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Pat Richter 24 P/SE 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
72 Joe Rutgens* 26 RDT 14 14 0 0 1 9 0
87 Jerry Smith 22 te 14 5 0 0 1 0 0
78 Ron Snidow 24 LDE 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
74 Jim Snowden 23 LT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Tom Walters 23 14 0 1 63 1 63 0
Team Total 26.8 14 27 535 2 63 0 0 41 35 179 3
Opp Total 14 31 16 39

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
81 Bob Jencks 24 K 14 0 29 33 10 22 59
49 Bobby Mitchell 30 FL 14 0 6 6 36
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 3 3 6 36
22 Dan Lewis 29 FB 13 0 2 2 4 24
48 Angelo Coia 27 13 0 3 3 18
46 Rickie Harris 22 PR 14 2 1 1 2 12
9 Sonny Jurgensen 31 QB 13 13 2 2 12
88 Pat Richter 24 P/SE 11 0 2 2 12
87 Jerry Smith 22 te 14 5 2 2 12
39 George Hughley 28 14 0 1 1 6
23 Billy Hunter 23 KR 3 0 1 1 6
26 Paul Krause*+ 23 RS 14 0 1 1 6
53 Bob Pellegrini 31 RLB 13 0 1 1 6
47 Jim Shorter 26 13 0 1 1 6
43 Tom Walters 23 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.8 14 7 20 1 3 2 33 29 33 10 22 257
Opp Total 14 18 15 2 2 1 37 38 12 22 301

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1965-09-19 CLE L, 7-17 4 21 pass Angelo Coia 21 yard pass from Dick Shiner (Bob Jencks kick)
2 1965-09-26 @ DAL L, 7-27 4 22 pass Bobby Mitchell 22 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
3 1965-10-03 @ DET L, 10-14 4 54 fumble Jim Shorter 54 yard fumble return (Bob Jencks kick)
4 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 3 80 pass Bobby Mitchell 80 yard pass from Dick Shiner (Bob Jencks kick)
5 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 4 29 pass Billy Hunter 29 yard pass from Dick Shiner
6 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 2 27 rush Sonny Jurgensen 27 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
7 1965-10-24 @ STL W, 24-20 2 53 pass Bobby Mitchell 53 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
8 1965-10-24 @ STL W, 24-20 3 14 pass Charley Taylor 14 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
9 1965-10-24 @ STL W, 24-20 4 1 pass Jerry Smith 1 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
10 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 1 1 rush Charley Taylor 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
11 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 4 55 pass Charley Taylor 55 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
12 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 4 11 pass Bobby Mitchell 11 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
13 1965-11-07 @ NYG W, 23-7 1 31 fumble Paul Krause 31 yard fumble return (Bob Jencks kick)
14 1965-11-07 @ NYG W, 23-7 1 26 pass Jerry Smith 26 yard pass from Dan Lewis (Bob Jencks kick)
15 1965-11-14 @ PHI L, 14-21 2 5 pass Dan Lewis 5 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
16 1965-11-14 @ PHI L, 14-21 3 25 pass Pat Richter 25 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
17 1965-11-21 @ PIT W, 31-3 2 1 rush Dan Lewis 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
18 1965-11-21 @ PIT W, 31-3 3 8 rush Charley Taylor 8 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
19 1965-11-21 @ PIT W, 31-3 3 45 pass Angelo Coia 45 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
20 1965-11-21 @ PIT W, 31-3 4 57 punt Rickie Harris 57 yard punt return (Bob Jencks kick)
21 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 2 26 pass Charley Taylor 26 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
22 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 3 1 rush Sonny Jurgensen 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
23 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 4 2 rush Dan Lewis 2 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
24 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 4 10 pass Bobby Mitchell 10 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
25 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 4 5 pass Angelo Coia 5 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
26 1965-12-05 @ CLE L, 16-24 1 2 rush Charley Taylor 2 yard rush
27 1965-12-05 @ CLE L, 16-24 2 6 pass Pat Richter 6 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
28 1965-12-12 NYG L, 10-27 1 45 pass Bobby Mitchell 45 yard pass from Charley Taylor (Bob Jencks kick)
29 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 1 10 pass Dan Lewis 10 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)
30 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 1 34 interception Rickie Harris 34 yard interception return (Bob Jencks kick)
31 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 2 63 interception Tom Walters 63 yard interception return (Bob Jencks kick)
32 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 2 31 fumble Bob Pellegrini 31 yard fumble return (Bob Jencks kick)
33 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 3 4 pass George Hughley 4 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Bob Jencks kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1965-09-19 CLE L, 7-17 2 80 pass Walter Roberts 80 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
2 1965-09-19 CLE L, 7-17 3 35 pass Gary Collins 35 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
3 1965-09-26 @ DAL L, 7-27 1 45 pass Bob Hayes 45 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
4 1965-09-26 @ DAL L, 7-27 2 11 rush Bob Hayes 11 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
5 1965-09-26 @ DAL L, 7-27 4 7 rush J.D. Smith 7 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
6 1965-10-03 @ DET L, 10-14 2 50 interception Wayne Rasmussen 50 yard interception return (Wayne Walker kick)
7 1965-10-03 @ DET L, 10-14 3 4 rush Joe Don Looney 4 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
8 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 1 36 pass Bobby Joe Conrad 36 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
9 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 3 10 fumble Don Brumm 10 yard fumble return (Jim Bakken kick)
10 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 4 3 rush Bill Triplett 3 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
11 1965-10-10 STL L, 16-37 4 7 rush Prentice Gautt 7 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
12 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 1 34 pass John Mackey 34 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
13 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 2 12 rush Tony Lorick 12 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
14 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 2 30 interception Alvin Haymond 30 yard interception return (Lou Michaels kick)
15 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 3 3 pass Raymond Berry 3 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
16 1965-10-17 BAL L, 7-38 3 2 rush Jerry Hill 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
17 1965-10-24 @ STL W, 24-20 2 3 rush Prentice Gautt 3 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
18 1965-10-24 @ STL W, 24-20 4 2 rush Bill Triplett 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
19 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 3 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
20 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 4 22 pass Ray Poage 22 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
21 1965-10-31 PHI W, 23-21 4 18 pass Earl Gros 18 yard pass from Norm Snead (Sam Baker kick)
22 1965-11-07 @ NYG W, 23-7 3 1 rush Chuck Mercein 1 yard rush (Bob Timberlake kick)
23 1965-11-14 @ PHI L, 14-21 1 1 rush Norm Snead 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
24 1965-11-14 @ PHI L, 14-21 3 4 rush Timmy Brown 4 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
25 1965-11-14 @ PHI L, 14-21 4 1 rush Earl Gros 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
26 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 1 6 pass Perry Lee Dunn 6 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
27 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 1 5 fumble Cornell Green 5 yard fumble return (Danny Villanueva kick)
28 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 2 60 blocked field goal Mike Gaechter 60 yard blocked field goal return (Danny Villanueva kick)
29 1965-11-28 DAL W, 34-31 4 53 pass Frank Clarke 53 yard pass from Don Meredith (Danny Villanueva kick)
30 1965-12-05 @ CLE L, 16-24 2 7 pass Gary Collins 7 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
31 1965-12-05 @ CLE L, 16-24 4 14 pass Tom Hutchinson 14 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Lou Groza kick)
32 1965-12-05 @ CLE L, 16-24 4 5 rush Jim Brown 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
33 1965-12-12 NYG L, 10-27 1 74 pass Homer Jones 74 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Bob Timberlake kick)
34 1965-12-12 NYG L, 10-27 2 1 rush Steve Thurlow 1 yard rush
35 1965-12-12 NYG L, 10-27 2 72 pass Homer Jones 72 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Bob Timberlake kick)
36 1965-12-12 NYG L, 10-27 4 10 rush Tucker Frederickson 10 yard rush (Gary Wood run)
37 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 2 2 rush Gary Ballman 2 yard rush (Mike Clark kick)
38 1965-12-19 PIT W, 35-14 2 44 pass Gary Ballman 44 yard pass from Tommy Wade (Mike Clark kick)