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1966 Washington Redskins

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7-7-0, NFL East Division  · 1966 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.0, Offense: 1.7, Defense: -3.8, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 351 points (25.1/g), 3rd of 15 in the NFL. Allowed 355 points (25.4/g), 13th.
 Differential of -4 points (-0.3/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 6.9-7.1.

Coach: Otto Graham (7-7-0)

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* 32 9 14 254 for 436, 3,209 yards, 28 td, 19 int, & 12 rushes for 14 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
HB A.D. Whitfield 23 1 0 93 rushes for 472 yards, 2 td, & 18 catches for 101 yards and 1 td
FB Steve Thurlow 24 2 0 79 rushes for 253 yards, 0 td, & 23 catches for 165 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
FL Bobby Mitchell 31 8 0 58 catches for 905 yards, 9 td, & 13 rushes for 141 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
SE Charley Taylor* 25 2 14 72 catches for 1,119 yards, 12 td, & 87 rushes for 262 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
TE Jerry Smith 23 1 14 54 catches for 686 yards, 6 td Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
LT Mitch Johnson 24 1 14 Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 229th pick / 1965
LG Ray Schoenke 25 3 0 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
C Len Hauss* 24 2 14 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG Vince Promuto 28 6 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 48th pick / 1960
RT Jim Snowden 24 1 0 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron Snidow 25 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 35th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 76th pick / 1963
LDT Walt Barnes 22 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1966
RDT Stan Jones 35 12 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
RDE Carl Kammerer 29 5 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
LLB John Reger 35 11 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
MLB Sam Huff 32 10 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
RLB Chris Hanburger* 25 1 13 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
LCB Rickie Harris 23 1 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
RCB Jim Shorter 27 4 0 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 14th / 193rd pick / 1962
LS Brig Owens 23 Rook 14 7 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
RS Paul Krause 24 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
 Special Teams Starters
K Charlie Gogolak 22 Rook 0 22 of 34 field goals & 39 of 41 extra points Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1966
P Pat Richter 25 3 0 68 punts for a 42.4 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
PR Rickie Harris 23 1 0 18 punt returns for a 6.0 average and 1 td
KR Fred Mazurek 23 1 2 21 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 25 14 0 235 6-2 New Mexico St. 12/12/1941 1 3 Washington Redskins / 11th / 146th pick / 1965
61 Jim Avery 22 1 0 235 6-2 Northern Illinois 7/11/1944 Rook 0
77 Walt Barnes 22 LDT 14 0 245 6-3 Nebraska 1/19/1944 Rook 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1966
31 Tom Barrington 22 6 0 213 6-1 Ohio St. 1/29/1944 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 38th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 142nd pick / 1966
86 Bill Briggs 23 9 0 245 6-3 Iowa 12/25/1943 Rook 2 New York Giants / 5th / 75th pick / 1966
48 John Burrell 26 4 0 185 6-3 Rice 11/22/1940 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 92nd pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 25th / 195th pick / 1962
89 Preston Carpenter 32 1 0 190 6-2 Arkansas 1/24/1934 10 0 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1956
59 Jim Carroll 23 12 0 230 6-2 Notre Dame 5/6/1943 1 3 New York Giants / 12th / 155th pick / 1965
32 Billy Clay 22 6 0 195 6-1 Mississippi 4/26/1944 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 36th pick / 1966
Washington Redskins / 4th / 53rd pick / 1966
54 Don Croftcheck 24 12 0 230 6-2 Indiana 9/12/1942 1 3 Washington Redskins / 8th / 105th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 133rd pick / 1965
57 Dave Crossan 26 14 0 245 6-4 Maryland 6/8/1940 1 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 16th / 125th pick / 1963
62 Darrell Dess 31 1 0 243 6-0 North Carolina St. 7/11/1935 8 2 Washington Redskins / 11th / 126th pick / 1958
3 Charlie Gogolak 22 K 14 0 165 5-10 Princeton 12/29/1944 Rook 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1966
69 Tom Goosby 27 14 0 235 6-0 Baldwin-Wallace 5/24/1939 3 3 Cleveland Browns / 15th / 207th pick / 1962
55 Chris Hanburger* 25 RLB 13 13 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 1 6 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
46 Rickie Harris 23 LCB 13 0 182 5-11 Arizona 5/15/1943 1 6
56 Len Hauss* 24 C 14 14 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 2 7 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
80 Pat Hodgson 22 10 0 190 6-2 Georgia 1/30/1944 Rook 0
70 Sam Huff 32 MLB 14 0 230 6-1 West Virginia 10/4/1934 10 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 30th pick / 1956
53 Steve Jackson 24 14 0 225 6-1 Texas-Arlington 12/8/1942 Rook 3
64 Mitch Johnson 24 LT 14 14 251 6-4 Los Angeles St.,UCLA 3/1/1942 1 6 Dallas Cowboys / 17th / 229th pick / 1965
73 Stan Jones 35 RDT 13 0 252 6-1 Maryland 11/24/1931 12 5 Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
9 Sonny Jurgensen* 32 QB 14 14 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 9 14 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
66 Carl Kammerer 29 RDE 14 0 243 6-3 San Francisco St.,Pacific 3/20/1937 5 6 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
31 Joe Kantor 24 4 0 218 6-1 Notre Dame 12/17/1942 Rook 0
75 John Kelly 22 2 0 250 6-3 Florida A&M 3/31/1944 Rook 2 Washington Redskins / 20th / 295th pick / 1966
26 Paul Krause 24 RS 13 0 200 6-3 Iowa 2/19/1942 2 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
67 Jake Kupp 25 14 0 248 6-3 Washington 3/12/1941 2 3 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
35 Joe Don Looney 24 10 0 230 6-1 Cameron,Texas,TCU,Oklahoma 10/10/1942 2 2 New York Giants / 1st / 12th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 44th pick / 1964
75 Bud Marshall 25 6 0 270 6-4 Baylor,S.F. Austin 9/12/1941 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 136th pick / 1965
20 Fred Mazurek 23 KR 12 2 192 5-11 Pittsburgh 3/21/1943 1 0
49 Bobby Mitchell 31 FL 14 0 192 6-0 Illinois 6/6/1935 8 12 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
61 Fran O'Brien 30 2 0 253 6-1 Michigan St. 4/17/1936 7 2 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 35th pick / 1959
23 Brig Owens 23 LS 14 14 190 5-11 Cincinnati 2/16/1943 Rook 7 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
65 Vince Promuto 28 RG 14 0 245 6-1 Holy Cross 6/8/1938 6 6 Washington Redskins / 4th / 48th pick / 1960
24 Ron Rector 22 6 0 200 6-0 Northwestern 5/29/1944 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 138th pick / 1966
51 John Reger 35 LLB 14 0 225 6-0 Pittsburgh 9/11/1931 11 6
88 Pat Richter 25 P 14 0 229 6-5 Wisconsin 9/9/1941 3 4 Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
72 Joe Rutgens 27 5 0 255 6-2 Illinois 1/26/1939 5 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
40 Lonnie Sanders 25 9 0 207 6-3 Michigan St. 11/6/1941 3 2 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 77th pick / 1963
62 Ray Schoenke 25 LG 11 0 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 3 5 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
14 Dick Shiner 24 14 0 201 6-0 Maryland 7/18/1942 2 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 87th pick / 1964
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1964
47 Jim Shorter 27 RCB 13 0 184 5-11 Detroit Mercy 6/8/1939 4 6 Cleveland Browns / 14th / 193rd pick / 1962
87 Jerry Smith 23 SE 14 14 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 1 8 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
78 Ron Snidow 25 LDE 14 0 250 6-3 Oregon 12/30/1941 3 5 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 35th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 10th / 76th pick / 1963
74 Jim Snowden 24 RT 14 0 255 6-3 Notre Dame 1/12/1942 1 6 Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
42 Charley Taylor* 25 HB 14 14 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 2 16 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
39 Steve Thurlow 24 FB 12 0 222 6-3 Stanford 4/25/1942 2 4 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
43 Tom Walters 24 12 0 195 6-2 Southern Miss 6/11/1942 2 2 Washington Redskins / 16th / 214th pick / 1964
25 A.D. Whitfield 23 HB 14 0 200 5-10 North Texas 9/2/1943 1 5
Team Total 25.5 14 222.0 6-1.6 2.8