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1974 Washington Redskins

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10-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1974 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 10.2, Offense: 5.7, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 320 points (22.9/g), 4th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 196 points (14.0/g), 4th.
 Differential of 124 points (8.9/g), 2nd.  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)

Team Info

Majority Owner Jack Kent Cooke
Head Coach/General Manager George Allen
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 320 4245 908 4.7 20 9 16 249 254 413 2802 22 11 6.4 156 470 1443 11 3.1 77
Team Defense 196 3285 844 3.9 40 15 17 210 197 399 1846 13 25 4.3 114 414 1439 7 3.5 79
Lg Rank Offense 4 12 2 2 10 3 1 2 2 5 14 23 18 26
Lg Rank Defense 4 2 4 8 5 19 5 8 3 2 3 3 2 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore W 1-0 @ New York Giants 13 10 13 237 109 128 2 12 158 60 98 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 1-1 St. Louis Cardinals 10 17 21 332 200 132 2 12 224 49 175
3 Mon September 30 boxscore W 2-1 Denver Broncos 30 3 21 345 245 100 1 10 159 106 53 3
4 Sun October 6 boxscore L 2-2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17 28 24 337 227 110 1 14 231 132 99 1
5 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-2 Miami Dolphins 20 17 15 325 299 26 4 16 233 126 107 3
6 Sun October 20 boxscore W 4-2 New York Giants 24 3 18 246 166 80 2 10 171 114 57 6
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 4-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 20 23 19 292 176 116 1 15 305 190 115
8 Sun November 3 boxscore W 5-3 @ Green Bay Packers 17 6 14 237 137 100 2 15 254 158 96 3
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 6-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27 20 15 271 225 46 1 23 267 183 84 3
10 Sun November 17 boxscore W 7-3 Dallas Cowboys 28 21 13 252 152 100 1 18 296 144 152 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore W 8-3 Philadelphia Eagles 26 7 19 303 172 131 14 214 135 79 5
12 Thu November 28 boxscore L 8-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 23 24 11 207 102 105 1 23 373 239 134 5
13 Mon December 9 boxscore W 9-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 23 17 19 350 263 87 1 18 274 157 117 2
14 Sun December 15 boxscore W 10-4 Chicago Bears 42 0 27 511 329 182 1 10 126 53 73 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 22 boxscore L 10-5 @ Los Angeles Rams 10 19 13 218 169 49 6 14 226 95 131 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
17 Billy Kilmer 35 QB 11 10 7-3-0 137 234 58.5% 1632 10 4.3 6 2.6 51 7.0 6.7 11.9 148.4 83.5 13 96 6.22 5.94 5.3
9 Sonny Jurgensen 40 qb 14 4 3-1-0 107 167 64.1% 1185 11 6.6 5 3.0 44 7.1 7.1 11.1 84.6 94.5 10 69 6.31 6.28 5.6 2 2
7 Joe Theismann 25 PR 9 0 9 11 81.8% 145 1 9.1 0 0.0 69 13.2 15.0 16.1 16.1 149.1 2 11 10.31 11.85 15.4
43 Larry Brown 27 RB 11 11 1 1 100.0% 16 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 16.0 16.0 16.0 1.5 118.7 0 0 16.00 16.00 0.0
Team Total 28.8 14 10-4-0 254 413 61.5% 2978 22 5.3 11 2.7 69 7.2 7.1 11.7 212.7 90.0 25 176 6.40 6.27 5.7 2 2
Opp Total 14 197 399 49.4% 2102 13 3.3 25 6.3 5.3 3.10 10.7 150.1 49.9 31 256 4.3 2.3 7.2

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
43 Larry Brown 27 RB 11 11 163 430 3 16 2.6 39.1 14.8 37 388 10.5 4 34 3.4 35.3 818 7 2
44 Moses Denson 30 FB 13 8 103 391 0 23 3.8 30.1 7.9 26 174 6.7 2 27 2.0 13.4 565 2 1
47 Duane Thomas 27 rb 11 3 95 347 5 66 3.7 31.5 8.6 10 31 3.1 1 9 0.9 2.8 378 6 1
38 Larry Smith 27 rb 7 6 55 149 0 13 2.7 21.3 7.9 23 137 6.0 1 14 3.3 19.6 286 1 1
31 Charlie Evans 26 6 0 32 79 2 9 2.5 13.2 5.3 2 44 22.0 0 44 0.3 7.3 123 2 2
17 Billy Kilmer 35 QB 11 10 6 27 0 10 4.5 2.5 0.5 27 0 3
40 Doug Cunningham 29 2 0 5 17 0 5 3.4 8.5 2.5 2 26 13.0 0 18 1.0 13.0 43 0 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 40 qb 14 4 4 -6 0 0 -1.5 -0.4 0.3 -6 0 2
7 Joe Theismann 25 PR 9 0 3 12 1 12 4.0 1.3 0.3 12 1 0
42 Charley Taylor* 33 WR 14 14 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 54 738 13.7 5 51 3.9 52.7 737 5 0
87 Jerry Smith 31 TE 14 14 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 44 554 12.6 3 30 3.1 39.6 559 3 1
46 Frank Grant 24 wr 14 1 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -0.7 0.1 9 196 21.8 1 69 0.6 14.0 186 1 0
28 Herb Mul-Key 25 7 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.4 0.1 3 0 0
80 Roy Jefferson 31 WR 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 654 15.2 4 43 3.1 46.7 654 4 1
88 Alvin Reed 30 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 36 9.0 1 11 0.3 2.6 36 1 0
Team Total 28.8 14 470 1443 11 66 3.1 103.1 33.6 254 2978 11.7 22 69 18.1 212.7 4421 33 16
Opp Total 14 414 1439 7 3.5 102.8 29.6 197 1846 9.4 13 14.1 131.9 3285 20 28

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Larry Jones 23 KR 13 0 8 54 0 13 6.8 23 672 1 102 29.2 726
28 Herb Mul-Key 25 7 0 13 140 0 17 10.8 10 285 0 59 28.5 428
7 Joe Theismann 25 PR 9 0 15 157 0 44 10.5 169
27 Ken Houston* 30 SS 14 14 6 81 1 58 13.5 81
31 Charlie Evans 26 6 0 4 60 0 19 15.0 183
45 Speedy Duncan 32 2 0 3 19 0 11 6.3 19
44 Moses Denson 30 FB 13 8 2 49 0 27 24.5 614
38 Larry Smith 27 rb 7 6 2 57 0 29 28.5 343
41 Mike Bass 29 RCB 14 14 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
59 Brad Dusek 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
51 Dan Ryczek 25 14 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
20 Ken Stone 24 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
67 Rusty Tillman 28 lb 14 1 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
Team Total 28.8 14 46 453 1 58 9.8 45 1166 1 102 25.9 6040
Opp Total 14 50 458 1 9.2 64 1379 0 21.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
4 Mike Bragg 28 P 14 0 1 1 1 1 100.0%% 8 7 87.5%% 74 2823 57 1 38.1
3 Mark Moseley 26 K 13 0 1 1 5 2 13 9 10 6 1 30 18 60.0%% 29 27 93.1%%
75 Deacon Jones 36 de 14 1 1 1 100.0%%
Team Total 28.8 14 1 1 6 3 13 9 10 6 1 31 19 61.3%% 38 35 92.1%% 74 2823 57 1 38.1
Opp Total 14 15 10 66.7%% 24 22 91.7%% 80 3072 38.4

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
41 Mike Bass 29 RCB 14 14 3 33 1 28 0 0 0 3 8 0
55 Chris Hanburger* 33 RLB 14 14 4 6 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 1
20 Ken Stone 24 14 0 5 95 0 31 0
9 Sonny Jurgensen 40 qb 14 4 0 2 2 -11 0
17 Billy Kilmer 35 QB 11 10 0 3 1 0 0
23 Brig Owens 31 FS 14 14 4 59 0 24 0
86 Verlon Biggs 31 RDE 14 14 0 0 3 0 0
44 Moses Denson 30 FB 13 8 0 1 2 0 0
31 Charlie Evans 26 6 0 0 2 1 0 0
37 Pat Fischer 34 LCB 14 14 3 52 0 30 0
27 Ken Houston* 30 SS 14 14 2 40 0 37 0 0 1 0 0 0
89 Dave Robinson 33 LLB 14 14 2 29 0 29 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Larry Brown 27 RB 11 11 0 2 0 0 0
79 Ron McDole 35 LDE 14 13 0 0 2 0 0
53 Harold McLinton 27 MLB 13 13 1 14 1 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Jerry Smith 31 TE 14 14 0 1 1 0 0
59 Brad Dusek 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
80 Roy Jefferson 31 WR 14 13 0 1 0 0 0
21 Larry Jones 23 KR 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
30 Bryant Salter 24 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
38 Larry Smith 27 rb 7 6 0 1 0 0 0
72 Diron Talbert* 30 RDT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
47 Duane Thomas 27 rb 11 3 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 28.8 14 25 328 2 37 0 0 16 21 -3 1
Opp Total 14 25 28 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Mark Moseley 26 K 13 0 27 18 81
43 Larry Brown 27 RB 11 11 3 4 7 42
47 Duane Thomas 27 rb 11 3 5 1 6 36
42 Charley Taylor* 33 WR 14 14 5 5 30
80 Roy Jefferson 31 WR 14 13 4 4 24
87 Jerry Smith 31 TE 14 14 3 3 18
44 Moses Denson 30 FB 13 8 2 2 12
31 Charlie Evans 26 6 0 2 2 12
4 Mike Bragg 28 P 14 0 7 1 10
41 Mike Bass 29 RCB 14 14 1 1 6
46 Frank Grant 24 wr 14 1 1 1 6
55 Chris Hanburger* 33 RLB 14 14 1 1 6
27 Ken Houston* 30 SS 14 14 1 1 6
21 Larry Jones 23 KR 13 0 1 1 6
53 Harold McLinton 27 MLB 13 13 1 1 6
88 Alvin Reed 30 14 0 1 1 6
38 Larry Smith 27 rb 7 6 1 1 6
7 Joe Theismann 25 PR 9 0 1 1 6
75 Deacon Jones 36 de 14 1 1 1
Team Total 28.8 14 11 22 1 1 1 2 38 35 19 320
Opp Total 14 7 13 1 2 1 22 10 196

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1974-09-15 @ NYG W, 13-10 1 28 interception Mike Bass 28 yard interception return (Mark Moseley kick)
2 1974-09-15 @ NYG W, 13-10 2 5 rush Larry Brown 5 yard rush
3 1974-09-22 STL L, 10-17 2 11 pass Alvin Reed 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
4 1974-09-30 DEN W, 30-3 1 3 pass Charley Taylor 3 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
5 1974-09-30 DEN W, 30-3 4 11 pass Charley Taylor 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
6 1974-09-30 DEN W, 30-3 4 1 rush Duane Thomas 1 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
7 1974-10-06 @ CIN L, 17-28 4 4 pass Moses Denson 4 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
8 1974-10-06 @ CIN L, 17-28 4 22 pass Jerry Smith 22 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
9 1974-10-13 MIA W, 20-17 4 37 pass Roy Jefferson 37 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
10 1974-10-13 MIA W, 20-17 4 6 pass Larry Smith 6 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
11 1974-10-20 NYG W, 24-3 2 2 pass Roy Jefferson 2 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
12 1974-10-20 NYG W, 24-3 3 10 pass Larry Brown 10 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
13 1974-10-20 NYG W, 24-3 3 15 pass Moses Denson 15 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
14 1974-10-27 @ STL L, 20-23 2 2 pass Larry Brown 2 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
15 1974-10-27 @ STL L, 20-23 4 13 pass Larry Brown 13 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
16 1974-11-03 @ GNB W, 17-6 3 22 pass Frank Grant 22 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
17 1974-11-03 @ GNB W, 17-6 4 14 interception Harold McLinton 14 yard interception return (Mark Moseley kick)
18 1974-11-10 @ PHI W, 27-20 1 1 rush Duane Thomas 1 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
19 1974-11-10 @ PHI W, 27-20 3 0 fumble Chris Hanburger 0 yard fumble return (Mark Moseley kick)
20 1974-11-10 @ PHI W, 27-20 4 30 pass Charley Taylor 30 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mark Moseley kick)
21 1974-11-17 DAL W, 28-21 1 3 rush Joe Theismann 3 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
22 1974-11-17 DAL W, 28-21 2 6 rush Charlie Evans 6 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
23 1974-11-17 DAL W, 28-21 2 58 punt Ken Houston 58 yard punt return (Mark Moseley kick)
24 1974-11-17 DAL W, 28-21 2 31 pass Roy Jefferson 31 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
25 1974-11-24 PHI W, 26-7 2 2 pass Jerry Smith 2 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
26 1974-11-24 PHI W, 26-7 3 102 kickoff Larry Jones 102 yard kickoff return (Mark Moseley kick)
27 1974-11-24 PHI W, 26-7 4 3 rush Duane Thomas 3 yard rush
28 1974-11-28 @ DAL L, 23-24 3 9 pass Duane Thomas 9 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
29 1974-11-28 @ DAL L, 23-24 4 19 rush Duane Thomas 19 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
30 1974-12-09 @ RAM W, 23-17 2 27 pass Roy Jefferson 27 yard pass from Billy Kilmer
31 1974-12-09 @ RAM W, 23-17 2 2 pass Larry Brown 2 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mike Bragg kick)
32 1974-12-09 @ RAM W, 23-17 2 3 pass Jerry Smith 3 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mike Bragg kick)
33 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 2 1 rush Larry Brown 1 yard rush (Mike Bragg kick)
34 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 2 4 rush Larry Brown 4 yard rush (Mike Bragg kick)
35 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 2 11 pass Charley Taylor 11 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Mike Bragg kick)
36 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 3 13 pass Charley Taylor 13 yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mike Bragg kick)
37 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 4 14 rush Duane Thomas 14 yard rush (Mike Bragg kick)
38 1974-12-15 CHI W, 42-0 4 1 rush Charlie Evans 1 yard rush (Deacon Jones kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1974-09-15 @ NYG L, 10-13 3 6 rush Doug Kotar 6 yard rush (Pete Gogolak kick)
2 1974-09-22 STL W, 17-10 1 71 fumble Ron Yankowski 71 yard fumble return (Jim Bakken kick)
3 1974-09-22 STL W, 17-10 2 75 rush Terry Metcalf 75 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
4 1974-10-06 @ CIN W, 28-17 1 90 punt Lemar Parrish 90 yard punt return (Horst Muhlmann kick)
5 1974-10-06 @ CIN W, 28-17 2 24 pass Isaac Curtis 24 yard pass from Ken Anderson (Horst Muhlmann kick)
6 1974-10-06 @ CIN W, 28-17 3 47 fumble Lemar Parrish 47 yard fumble return (Horst Muhlmann kick)
7 1974-10-06 @ CIN W, 28-17 4 3 rush Boobie Clark 3 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
8 1974-10-13 MIA L, 17-20 2 6 rush Hubert Ginn 6 yard rush (Garo Yepremian kick)
9 1974-10-13 MIA L, 17-20 4 13 pass Howard Twilley 13 yard pass from Bob Griese (Garo Yepremian kick)
10 1974-10-27 @ STL W, 23-20 1 53 interception Roger Wehrli 53 yard interception return
11 1974-10-27 @ STL W, 23-20 2 52 pass Earl Thomas 52 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
12 1974-10-27 @ STL W, 23-20 3 17 pass Donny Anderson 17 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
13 1974-11-10 @ PHI L, 20-27 1 6 pass Harold Carmichael 6 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Tom Dempsey kick)
14 1974-11-10 @ PHI L, 20-27 2 13 pass Harold Carmichael 13 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Tom Dempsey kick)
15 1974-11-10 @ PHI L, 20-27 3 1 pass Tom Sullivan 1 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (run failed)
16 1974-11-17 DAL L, 21-28 3 10 pass Billy Joe DuPree 10 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Efren Herrera kick)
17 1974-11-17 DAL L, 21-28 4 3 rush Robert Newhouse 3 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
18 1974-11-17 DAL L, 21-28 4 4 pass Billy Joe DuPree 4 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Efren Herrera kick)
19 1974-11-24 PHI L, 7-26 3 3 pass Harold Carmichael 3 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Tom Dempsey kick)
20 1974-11-28 @ DAL W, 24-23 3 35 pass Billy Joe DuPree 35 yard pass from Clint Longley (Efren Herrera kick)
21 1974-11-28 @ DAL W, 24-23 3 1 rush Walt Garrison 1 yard rush (Efren Herrera kick)
22 1974-11-28 @ DAL W, 24-23 4 50 pass Drew Pearson 50 yard pass from Clint Longley (Efren Herrera kick)
23 1974-12-09 @ RAM L, 17-23 1 20 pass Harold Jackson 20 yard pass from James Harris (David Ray kick)
24 1974-12-09 @ RAM L, 17-23 3 9 rush Lawrence McCutcheon 9 yard rush (David Ray kick)