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1973 Washington Redskins

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10-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.4, Offense: 1.2, Defense: 6.2, SoS: -1.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (23.2/g), 6th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 198 points (14.1/g), 6th.
 Differential of 127 points (9.1/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.7-3.3.

Coach: George Allen (10-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: LaVern Torgeson

Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial 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 Billy Kilmer 34 12 10 122 for 227, 1,656 yards, 14 td, 9 int, & 9 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
RB Larry Brown 26 4 14 273 rushes for 860 yards, 8 td, & 40 catches for 482 yards and 6 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 191st pick / 1969
FB Charlie Harraway 29 7 14 128 rushes for 452 yards, 1 td, & 32 catches for 291 yards and 3 td Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 124th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 18th / 273rd pick / 1966
WR Roy Jefferson 30 8 14 41 catches for 595 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
WR Charley Taylor* 32 9 14 59 catches for 801 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
TE Jerry Smith 30 8 9 19 catches for 215 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
LT Terry Hermeling 27 3 13
LG Paul Laaveg 25 3 14 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1970
C Len Hauss 31 9 14 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG John Wilbur 30 7 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 45th pick / 1965
RT George Starke 25 Rook 8 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron McDole 34 12 14 Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
LDT Bill Brundige 25 3 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
RDT Diron Talbert 29 6 14 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
RDE Verlon Biggs 30 8 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
LLB Dave Robinson 32 10 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
MLB Harold McLinton 26 4 8 Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
RLB Chris Hanburger*+ 32 8 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
LCB Pat Fischer 33 12 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
RCB Mike Bass 28 6 14 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
SS Ken Houston* 29 6 14 6 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
FS Brig Owens 30 7 14 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K Curt Knight 30 4 0 22 of 42 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points
P Mike Bragg 27 5 0 64 punts for a 40.3 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
PR Speedy Duncan 31 9 0 28 punt returns for a 8.1 average and 0 td
KR Herb Mul-Key* 24 1 0 36 kick returns for a 28.1 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
41 Mike Bass 28 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Michigan 3/31/1945 6 8 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
86 Verlon Biggs 30 RDE 14 14 275 6-4 Jackson St. 3/16/1943 8 10 New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
4 Mike Bragg 27 P 14 0 186 5-11 Richmond 9/26/1946 5 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
43 Larry Brown 26 RB 14 14 195 5-11 Kansas St. 9/19/1947 4 13 Washington Redskins / 8th / 191st pick / 1969
77 Bill Brundige 25 LDT 14 12 270 6-5 Colorado 11/13/1948 3 8 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
26 Bob Brunet 27 14 0 205 6-1 Louisiana Tech 7/29/1946 5 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 176th pick / 1968
45 Speedy Duncan 31 PR 14 0 180 5-10 Jackson St. 8/10/1942 9 0
37 Pat Fischer 33 LCB 14 14 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 12 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
46 Frank Grant 23 13 0 181 5-11 Southern Colorado 2/15/1950 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 13th / 332nd pick / 1972
55 Chris Hanburger*+ 32 RLB 14 14 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 8 15 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
84 Mike Hancock 23 10 0 220 6-4 Idaho St. 2/25/1950 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 8th / 193rd pick / 1973
31 Charlie Harraway 29 FB 14 14 215 6-2 San Jose St. 9/21/1944 7 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 14th / 124th pick / 1966
Cleveland Browns / 18th / 273rd pick / 1966
56 Len Hauss 31 C 14 14 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 9 8 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
75 Terry Hermeling 27 LT 13 13 255 6-5 Nevada-Reno 4/25/1946 3 7
85 Willie Holman 28 5 0 250 6-4 South Carolina St. 2/27/1945 5 4 Chicago Bears / 7th / 181st pick / 1968
27 Ken Houston* 29 SS 14 14 197 6-3 Prairie View 11/12/1944 6 14 Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
25 Mike Hull 28 13 0 220 6-3 USC 1/2/1945 5 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 16th pick / 1968
40 Fred Hyatt 27 1 0 200 6-3 Auburn 6/28/1946 5 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 40th pick / 1968
80 Roy Jefferson 30 WR 14 14 195 6-2 Utah 11/9/1943 8 8 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
82 Jimmie Jones 26 6 0 220 6-5 Wichita St. 1/17/1947 4 4 New York Jets / 6th / 156th pick / 1969
9 Sonny Jurgensen 39 qb 14 4 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 16 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
17 Billy Kilmer 34 QB 10 10 204 6-0 UCLA 9/5/1939 12 8 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
5 Curt Knight 30 K 14 0 190 6-2 North Texas,Texas,Coast Guard 4/14/1943 4 1
73 Paul Laaveg 25 LG 14 14 245 6-4 Iowa 10/1/1948 3 8 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1970
24 Bill Malinchak 29 14 0 200 6-1 Indiana 4/2/1944 7 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1966
79 Ron McDole 34 LDE 14 14 265 6-4 Nebraska 9/9/1939 12 8 Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
53 Harold McLinton 26 MLB 8 8 235 6-2 Southern 7/1/1947 4 5 Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
28 Herb Mul-Key* 24 KR 14 0 190 6-0 none 11/15/1949 1 1
23 Brig Owens 30 FS 14 14 190 5-11 Cincinnati 2/16/1943 7 9 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
52 John Pergine 27 14 0 225 6-1 Notre Dame 9/13/1946 4 4 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 297th pick / 1968
66 Myron Pottios 34 mlb 6 6 232 6-2 Notre Dame 1/18/1939 12 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 19th pick / 1961
Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 20th pick / 1961
88 Alvin Reed 29 te 5 5 235 6-5 Prairie View 8/1/1944 6 2
89 Dave Robinson 32 LLB 14 14 245 6-3 Penn St. 5/3/1941 10 11 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
76 Walt Rock 32 rt 7 6 255 6-5 Maryland 11/4/1941 10 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 16th pick / 1963
San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 21st pick / 1963
51 Dan Ryczek 24 14 0 249 6-3 Virginia 8/24/1949 Rook 4 Washington Redskins / 13th / 322nd pick / 1971
62 Ray Schoenke 32 g 7 1 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 10 1 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
64 Manny Sistrunk 26 dt 12 2 269 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/16/1947 3 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
87 Jerry Smith 30 TE 13 9 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 8 3 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
74 George Starke 25 RT 14 8 260 6-5 Columbia 7/18/1948 Rook 5 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
20 Ken Stone 23 4 0 179 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/14/1950 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 10th / 245th pick / 1973
72 Diron Talbert 29 RDT 14 14 255 6-5 Texas 7/1/1944 6 8 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
42 Charley Taylor* 32 WR 14 14 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 9 10 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
47 Duane Thomas 26 13 0 220 6-1 West Texas A&M 6/21/1947 3 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1970
67 Rusty Tillman 27 14 0 230 6-2 Arizona,Northern Arizona 2/27/1946 3 4
29 Ted Vactor 29 9 0 185 6-0 Nebraska 5/27/1944 4 4
60 John Wilbur 30 RG 14 14 251 6-3 Stanford 5/21/1943 7 8 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 45th pick / 1965
38 Larry Willis 25 1 0 171 5-11 Texas-El Paso 7/18/1948 Rook 2
Team Total 28.6 14 219.7 6-2.1 5.8