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1968 Washington Redskins

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5-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFL Capitol Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.3, Offense: -3.1, Defense: -5.2, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 249 points (17.8/g), 11th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 358 points (25.6/g), 14th.
 Differential of -109 points (-7.8/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 4.2-9.8.

Coach: Otto Graham (5-9-0)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Sonny Jurgensen 34 11 12 167 for 292, 1,980 yards, 17 td, 11 int, & 8 rushes for 21 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
HB Gerry Allen 27 2 0 123 rushes for 399 yards, 4 td, & 21 catches for 294 yards and 1 td New York Jets / 11th / 93rd pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 120th pick / 1966
FB Steve Thurlow 26 4 0 51 rushes for 184 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 151 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
FL Jerry Smith 25 3 0 45 catches for 626 yards, 6 td Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
SE Charley Taylor 27 4 0 48 catches for 650 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for -3 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
TE Pat Richter 27 5 0 42 catches for 533 yards, 9 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
LT Walt Rock 27 5 0 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 21st pick / 1963
LG Ray Schoenke 27 5 0 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
C Len Hauss* 26 4 0 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG John Wooten 32 9 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
RT Jim Snowden 26 3 14 Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
 Defensive Starters
LDE Spain Musgrove 23 1 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1967
LDT Dennis Crane 23 Rook 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 4th / 94th pick / 1968
RDT Joe Rutgens 29 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
RDE Carl Kammerer 31 7 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
LLB Tom Roussel 23 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1968
MLB Ed Breding 24 1 0 Washington Redskins / 15th / 378th pick / 1967
RLB Chris Hanburger* 27 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
LCB Pat Fischer 28 7 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
RCB Rickie Harris 25 3 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Brig Owens 25 2 0 8 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
RS Aaron Martin 26 4 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Charlie Gogolak 24 2 0 9 of 19 field goals & 30 of 31 extra points Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1966
P Mike Bragg 22 Rook 0 76 punts for a 43.3 average, 2 blocked Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
PR Rickie Harris 25 3 0 19 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 0 td
KR Rickie Harris 25 3 0 23 kick returns for a 25.2 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
20 Gerry Allen 27 HB 11 0 200 6-1 Nebraska-Omaha 6/26/1941 2 6 New York Jets / 11th / 93rd pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 120th pick / 1966
61 Don Bandy 23 12 0 255 6-3 Tulsa 7/1/1945 1 3 Washington Redskins / 6th / 135th pick / 1967
68 Willie Banks 22 10 0 250 6-2 Alcorn St. 3/17/1946 Rook 2 Washington Redskins / 6th / 149th pick / 1968
81 Ken Barefoot 23 8 0 230 6-4 Virginia Tech 10/11/1945 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 5th / 113th pick / 1968
77 Walt Barnes 24 14 0 245 6-3 Nebraska 1/19/1944 2 3 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 21st pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1966
16 Gary Beban 22 4 0 195 6-1 UCLA 8/5/1946 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 30th pick / 1968
73 Frank Bosch 23 14 0 255 6-4 Colorado 10/24/1945 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 17th / 446th pick / 1968
4 Mike Bragg 22 P 14 0 186 5-11 Richmond 9/26/1946 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
63 Ed Breding 24 MLB 14 0 235 6-4 Texas A&M 11/3/1944 1 5 Washington Redskins / 15th / 378th pick / 1967
26 Bob Brunet 22 7 0 205 6-1 Louisiana Tech 7/29/1946 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 176th pick / 1968
60 Jim Carroll 25 14 0 230 6-2 Notre Dame 5/6/1943 3 3 New York Giants / 12th / 155th pick / 1965
79 Dennis Crane 23 LDT 14 14 260 6-7 USC 2/23/1945 Rook 6 Washington Redskins / 4th / 94th pick / 1968
57 Dave Crossan 28 14 0 245 6-4 Maryland 6/8/1940 3 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 16th / 125th pick / 1963
37 Pat Fischer 28 LCB 14 0 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 7 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
3 Charlie Gogolak 24 K 14 0 165 5-10 Princeton 12/29/1944 2 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1966
55 Chris Hanburger* 27 RLB 14 0 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 3 7 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
21 George Harold 26 8 0 194 6-3 Allen 4/13/1942 2 2 Baltimore Colts / 10th / 140th pick / 1965
46 Rickie Harris 25 KR 14 0 182 5-11 Arizona 5/15/1943 3 5
56 Len Hauss* 26 C 14 0 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 4 7 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
9 Sonny Jurgensen 34 QB 12 12 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 11 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
66 Carl Kammerer 31 RDE 14 0 243 6-3 San Francisco St.,Pacific 3/20/1937 7 5 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1960
24 Pete Larson 24 14 0 200 6-1 Cornell 5/30/1944 1 3 Washington Redskins / 9th / 222nd pick / 1967
40 Aaron Martin 26 RS 14 0 190 6-0 North Carolina Central 2/10/1942 4 5
32 Ray McDonald 24 1 0 248 6-4 Idaho 5/7/1944 1 0 Washington Redskins / 1st / 13th pick / 1967
85 Marlin McKeever 28 14 0 235 6-1 USC 1/1/1940 7 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1961
49 Bobby Mitchell 33 14 0 192 6-0 Illinois 6/6/1935 10 2 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 84th pick / 1958
52 Mike Morgan 26 14 0 242 6-4 LSU 1/31/1942 4 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 17th / 226th pick / 1964
71 Spain Musgrove 23 LDE 14 0 275 6-4 Utah St. 7/30/1945 1 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1967
11 Jim Ninowski 32 qb 7 2 206 6-1 Michigan St. 3/26/1936 10 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1958
23 Brig Owens 25 LS 14 0 190 5-11 Cincinnati 2/16/1943 2 7 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
65 Vince Promuto 30 4 0 245 6-1 Holy Cross 6/8/1938 8 2 Washington Redskins / 4th / 48th pick / 1960
88 Pat Richter 27 TE 14 0 229 6-5 Wisconsin 9/9/1941 5 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 7th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 10th / 78th pick / 1963
76 Walt Rock 27 LT 14 0 255 6-5 Maryland 11/4/1941 5 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 21st pick / 1963
54 Tom Roussel 23 LLB 14 0 235 6-3 Southern Miss 1/20/1945 Rook 5 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1968
72 Joe Rutgens 29 RDT 13 0 255 6-2 Illinois 1/26/1939 7 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 1961
62 Ray Schoenke 27 LG 11 0 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 5 5 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
28 Dick Smith 24 10 0 205 6-0 Northwestern 6/19/1944 1 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 79th pick / 1966
87 Jerry Smith 25 FL 13 0 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 3 6 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
34 Jim Smith 22 14 0 195 6-3 Oregon 11/4/1946 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 1st / 12th pick / 1968
74 Jim Snowden 26 RT 14 14 255 6-3 Notre Dame 1/12/1942 3 5 Washington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 114th pick / 1964
42 Charley Taylor 27 SE 14 0 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 4 7 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
17 Harry Theofiledes 24 5 0 180 5-10 Waynesburg 4/19/1944 Rook 1
44 Steve Thurlow 26 FB 6 0 222 6-3 Stanford 4/25/1942 4 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1964
75 Fred Washington 24 1 0 268 6-5 North Texas 6/11/1944 Rook 2
25 A.D. Whitfield 25 10 0 200 5-10 North Texas 9/2/1943 3 2
67 John Wooten 32 RG 14 0 235 6-2 Colorado 12/5/1936 9 5 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
Team Total 25.8 14 222.3 6-2.0 3.2