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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Billy Kilmer 35 13 10 137 for 234, 1,632 yards, 10 td, 6 int, & 6 rushes for 27 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
RB Larry Brown 27 5 11 163 rushes for 430 yards, 3 td, & 37 catches for 388 yards and 4 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 191st pick / 1969
FB Moses Denson 30 Rook 8 103 rushes for 391 yards, 0 td, & 26 catches for 174 yards and 2 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1972
WR Roy Jefferson 31 9 13 43 catches for 654 yards, 4 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
WR Charley Taylor* 33 10 14 54 catches for 738 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
TE Jerry Smith 31 9 14 44 catches for 554 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
LT Ray Schoenke 33 11 13 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
LG Paul Laaveg 26 4 14 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1970
C Len Hauss 32 10 14 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG Walt Sweeney 33 11 14 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
RT George Starke 26 1 14 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron McDole 35 13 13 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
LDT Bill Brundige 26 4 13 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
RDT Diron Talbert* 30 7 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
RDE Verlon Biggs 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
LLB Dave Robinson 33 11 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
MLB Harold McLinton 27 5 13 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
RLB Chris Hanburger* 33 9 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
LCB Pat Fischer 34 13 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
RCB Mike Bass 29 7 14 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
SS Ken Houston* 30 7 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
FS Brig Owens 31 8 14 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
 Special Teams Starters
K Mark Moseley 26 4 0 18 of 30 field goals & 27 of 29 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
P Mike Bragg 28 6 0 74 punts for a 38.1 average, 1 blocked Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
PR Joe Theismann 25 Rook 0 15 punt returns for a 10.5 average and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 4th / 99th pick / 1971
KR Larry Jones 23 Rook 0 23 kick returns for a 29.2 average and 1 td New York Giants / 15th / 367th pick / 1974

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
41 Mike Bass 29 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Michigan 3/31/1945 7 14 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
50 Maxie Baughan 36 2 0 227 6-1 Georgia Tech 8/3/1938 14 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 20th pick / 1960
86 Verlon Biggs 31 RDE 14 14 275 6-4 Jackson St. 3/16/1943 9 8 New York Jets / 3rd / 20th pick / 1965
4 Mike Bragg 28 P 14 0 186 5-11 Richmond 9/26/1946 6 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
43 Larry Brown 27 RB 11 11 195 5-11 Kansas St. 9/19/1947 5 10 Washington Redskins / 8th / 191st pick / 1969
77 Bill Brundige 26 LDT 14 13 270 6-5 Colorado 11/13/1948 4 7 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
40 Doug Cunningham 29 2 0 200 6-0 Mississippi 9/14/1945 7 1 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 145th pick / 1967
44 Moses Denson 30 FB 13 8 215 6-1 Md-Eastern Shore 7/6/1944 Rook 6 Washington Redskins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1972
45 Speedy Duncan 32 2 0 180 5-10 Jackson St. 8/10/1942 10 2
59 Brad Dusek 24 14 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M 12/13/1950 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1973
31 Charlie Evans 26 6 0 220 6-1 Utah,USC 1/10/1948 3 1 New York Giants / 14th / 356th pick / 1971
37 Pat Fischer 34 LCB 14 14 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 13 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
46 Frank Grant 24 wr 14 1 181 5-11 Southern Colorado 2/15/1950 1 3 Washington Redskins / 13th / 332nd pick / 1972
55 Chris Hanburger* 33 RLB 14 14 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 9 13 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
84 Mike Hancock 24 11 0 220 6-4 Idaho St. 2/25/1950 1 0 Washington Redskins / 8th / 193rd pick / 1973
56 Len Hauss 32 C 14 14 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 10 12 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
27 Ken Houston* 30 SS 14 14 197 6-3 Prairie View 11/12/1944 7 10 Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
25 Mike Hull 29 14 0 220 6-3 USC 1/2/1945 6 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 16th pick / 1968
66 Martin Imhof 25 13 0 255 6-6 San Diego St. 10/9/1949 2 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 84th pick / 1972
80 Roy Jefferson 31 WR 14 13 195 6-2 Utah 11/9/1943 9 9 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
61 Dennis Johnson 23 13 0 260 6-4 Delaware 10/22/1951 Rook 4 Washington Redskins / 13th / 337th pick / 1973
75 Deacon Jones 36 de 14 1 272 6-5 South Carolina St.,Miss. Valley St. 12/9/1938 13 2 Los Angeles Rams / 14th / 186th pick / 1961
21 Larry Jones 23 KR 13 0 170 5-10 Truman St. 3/4/1951 Rook 1 New York Giants / 15th / 367th pick / 1974
9 Sonny Jurgensen 40 qb 14 4 202 5-11 Duke 8/23/1934 17 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 43rd pick / 1957
17 Billy Kilmer 35 QB 11 10 204 6-0 UCLA 9/5/1939 13 9 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
73 Paul Laaveg 26 LG 14 14 245 6-4 Iowa 10/1/1948 4 8 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1970
24 Bill Malinchak 30 13 0 200 6-1 Indiana 4/2/1944 8 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1966
79 Ron McDole 35 LDE 14 13 265 6-4 Nebraska 9/9/1939 13 7 Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
53 Harold McLinton 27 MLB 13 13 235 6-2 Southern 7/1/1947 5 7 Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
3 Mark Moseley 26 K 13 0 202 5-11 Texas A&M,S.F. Austin 3/12/1948 4 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
28 Herb Mul-Key 25 7 0 190 6-0 none 11/15/1949 2 0
57 Stu O'Dell 23 8 0 220 6-1 Indiana 11/27/1951 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 13th / 332nd pick / 1974
23 Brig Owens 31 FS 14 14 190 5-11 Cincinnati 2/16/1943 8 7 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
52 John Pergine 28 12 0 225 6-1 Notre Dame 9/13/1946 5 3 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 297th pick / 1968
88 Alvin Reed 30 14 0 235 6-5 Prairie View 8/1/1944 7 0
89 Dave Robinson 33 LLB 14 14 245 6-3 Penn St. 5/3/1941 11 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 17th pick / 1963
51 Dan Ryczek 25 14 0 249 6-3 Virginia 8/24/1949 1 4 Washington Redskins / 13th / 322nd pick / 1971
30 Bryant Salter 24 3 0 195 6-4 Pittsburgh 1/22/1950 3 3 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 115th pick / 1971
62 Ray Schoenke 33 LT 14 13 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 11 7 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
64 Manny Sistrunk 27 dt 2 1 269 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/16/1947 4 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
87 Jerry Smith 31 TE 14 14 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 9 8 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
38 Larry Smith 27 rb 7 6 220 6-3 Florida 9/2/1947 5 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 8th pick / 1969
74 George Starke 26 RT 14 14 260 6-5 Columbia 7/18/1948 1 8 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
20 Ken Stone 24 14 0 179 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/14/1950 1 5 Washington Redskins / 10th / 245th pick / 1973
63 Fred Sturt 23 7 0 255 6-4 Bowling Green 1/6/1951 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1973
78 Walt Sweeney 33 RG 14 14 256 6-4 Syracuse 4/18/1941 11 8 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
72 Diron Talbert* 30 RDT 14 14 255 6-5 Texas 7/1/1944 7 9 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
42 Charley Taylor* 33 WR 14 14 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 10 10 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
7 Joe Theismann 25 PR 9 0 192 6-0 Notre Dame 9/9/1949 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 99th pick / 1971
47 Duane Thomas 27 rb 11 3 220 6-1 West Texas A&M 6/21/1947 4 4 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1970
67 Rusty Tillman 28 lb 14 1 230 6-2 Arizona,Northern Arizona 2/27/1946 4 2
71 Jim Tyrer 35 t 14 1 280 6-6 Ohio St. 2/25/1939 13 2 Dallas Texans / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 14th / 188th pick / 1961
58 Mike Varty 22 2 0 223 6-1 Northwestern 2/10/1952 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 180th pick / 1974
60 John Wilbur 31 1 0 251 6-3 Stanford 5/21/1943 8 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 45th pick / 1965
Team Total 28.8 14 222.8 6-2.0 6.0