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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Sonny Jurgensen 31 8 13 190 for 356, 2,367 yards, 15 td, 16 int, & 17 rushes for 23 yards and 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
HB Charley Taylor* 24 1 0 145 rushes for 402 yards, 3 td, & 40 catches for 577 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
FB Dan Lewis 29 7 0 117 rushes for 343 yards, 2 td, & 25 catches for 276 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
FL Bobby Mitchell 30 7 0 60 catches for 867 yards, 6 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
SE Pat Richter 24 2 0 16 catches for 189 yards, 2 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
TE Preston Carpenter 31 9 0 23 catches for 298 yards, 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1956
LT Jim Snowden 23 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
LG Don Croftcheck 23 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 8th / 105th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 133rd pick / 1965
C Len Hauss 23 1 14 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG Vince Promuto 27 5 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 48th pick / 1960
RT Fran O'Brien 29 6 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 35th pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron Snidow 24 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 35th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 76th pick / 1963
LDT Fred Williams 36 13 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
RDT Joe Rutgens* 26 4 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
RDE Carl Kammerer 28 4 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
LLB John Reger 34 10 0
MLB Sam Huff 31 9 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Bob Pellegrini 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1956
LCB Johnny Sample 29 7 0 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 7th / 79th pick / 1958
RCB Lonnie Sanders 24 2 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 77th pick / 1963
LS Jim Steffen 29 6 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 13th / 149th pick / 1959
RS Paul Krause*+ 23 1 0 6 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Jencks 24 2 0 10 of 22 field goals & 29 of 33 extra points Chicago Bears / 2nd / 25th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 36th pick / 1963
P Pat Richter 24 2 0 54 punts for a 43.8 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
PR Rickie Harris 22 Rook 2 31 punt returns for a 12.2 average and 1 td
KR Billy Hunter 23 Rook 0 18 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 Willie Adams 24 14 0 235 6-2 New Mexico St. 12/12/1941 Rook 4 Washington Redskins / 11th / 146th pick / 1965
25 Pervis Atkins 30 4 0 230 6-1 San Francisco St.,New Mexico St. 11/24/1935 4 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 30th pick / 1960
30 Bob Briggs 24 7 0 228 6-1 Central Oklahoma 1/12/1941 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 10th / 133rd pick / 1965
89 Preston Carpenter 31 TE 9 0 190 6-2 Arkansas 1/24/1934 9 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1956
21 Jimmy Carr 32 13 0 206 6-1 Charleston (WV) 3/25/1933 10 3
35 Rick Casares 34 3 0 226 6-2 Florida 7/4/1931 10 0 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 18th pick / 1954
48 Angelo Coia 27 13 0 195 6-3 Citadel,USC 4/21/1938 5 2 Chicago Bears / 20th / 237th pick / 1960
54 Don Croftcheck 23 LG 14 0 230 6-2 Indiana 9/12/1942 Rook 6 Washington Redskins / 8th / 105th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 133rd pick / 1965
57 Dave Crossan 25 14 0 245 6-4 Maryland 6/8/1940 Rook 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 16th / 125th pick / 1963
62 Darrell Dess 30 13 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 7 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
55 Chris Hanburger 24 rlb 14 5 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 Rook 4 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
46 Rickie Harris 22 PR 14 2 182 5-11 Arizona 5/15/1943 Rook 1
56 Len Hauss 23 C 14 14 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 1 6 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
70 Sam Huff 31 MLB 14 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 9 8 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
39 George Hughley 28 14 0 223 6-2 Central Oklahoma 6/26/1937 Rook 2
23 Billy Hunter 23 KR 3 0 185 6-1 Syracuse 11/5/1942 Rook 0
81 Bob Jencks 24 K 14 0 227 6-5 Miami (OH) 7/15/1941 2 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 25th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 36th pick / 1963
9 Sonny Jurgensen 31 QB 13 13 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 8 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
66 Carl Kammerer 28 RDE 14 0 243 6-3 San Francisco St.,Pacific 3/20/1937 4 7 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
26 Paul Krause*+ 23 RS 14 0 200 6-3 Iowa 2/19/1942 1 13 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
22 Dan Lewis 29 FB 13 0 199 6-1 Wisconsin 2/14/1936 7 5 Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
20 Fred Mazurek 22 1 0 192 5-11 Pittsburgh 3/21/1943 Rook 0
49 Bobby Mitchell 30 FL 14 0 192 6-0 Illinois 6/6/1935 7 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
61 Fran O'Brien 29 RT 14 0 253 6-1 Michigan St. 4/17/1936 6 6 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 35th pick / 1959
86 John Paluck 30 14 0 241 6-2 Pittsburgh 5/23/1935 9 4 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 24th pick / 1956
53 Bob Pellegrini 31 RLB 13 0 233 6-2 Maryland 11/13/1934 9 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1956
65 Vince Promuto 27 RG 14 0 245 6-1 Holy Cross 6/8/1938 5 6 Washington Redskins / 4th / 48th pick / 1960
85 Bill Quinlan 33 14 0 248 6-3 Michigan St. 6/19/1932 8 4 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 37th pick / 1956
67 Robert Reed 22 8 0 250 6-3 Tennessee St. 2/23/1943 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 12th / 90th pick / 1965
Washington Redskins / 16th / 217th pick / 1965
51 John Reger 34 LLB 12 0 225 6-0 Pittsburgh 9/11/1931 10 7
88 Pat Richter 24 P 11 0 229 6-5 Wisconsin 9/9/1941 2 4 Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
72 Joe Rutgens* 26 RDT 14 14 255 6-2 Illinois 1/26/1939 4 9 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
24 Johnny Sample 29 LCB 13 0 203 6-1 Md-Eastern Shore 6/15/1936 7 7 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 79th pick / 1958
40 Lonnie Sanders 24 RCB 7 0 207 6-3 Michigan St. 11/6/1941 2 6 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 77th pick / 1963
38 John Seedborg 22 1 0 227 6-0 Arizona St. 1/23/1943 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 19th / 255th pick / 1964
14 Dick Shiner 23 qb 14 1 201 6-0 Maryland 7/18/1942 1 2 Washington Redskins / 7th / 87th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1964
47 Jim Shorter 26 13 0 184 5-11 Detroit Mercy 6/8/1939 3 4 Cleveland Browns / 14th / 193rd pick / 1962
87 Jerry Smith 22 te 14 5 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 Rook 2 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
78 Ron Snidow 24 LDE 14 0 250 6-3 Oregon 12/30/1941 2 7 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 35th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 76th pick / 1963
74 Jim Snowden 23 LT 14 0 255 6-3 Notre Dame 1/12/1942 Rook 6 Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
41 Jim Steffen 29 LS 14 0 195 6-0 Occidental,UCLA 5/1/1936 6 6 Detroit Lions / 13th / 149th pick / 1959
42 Charley Taylor* 24 HB 13 0 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 1 9 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
43 Tom Walters 23 14 0 195 6-2 Southern Miss 6/11/1942 1 3 Washington Redskins / 16th / 214th pick / 1964
75 Fred Williams 36 LDT 14 0 249 6-4 Arkansas 2/8/1929 13 7 Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
Team Total 26.8 14 220.9 6-1.7 3.9