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1975 Washington Redskins

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8-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.8, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 0.2, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (23.2/g), 10th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 276 points (19.7/g), 11th.
 Differential of 49 points (3.5/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 8.3-5.7.

Coach: George Allen (8-6-0)
 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 325 4669 919 5.1 46 17 25 272 229 448 2917 28 29 6.1 150 444 1752 9 3.9 97
Team Defense 276 4483 950 4.7 37 19 22 255 217 389 2436 17 18 5.7 128 525 2047 11 3.9 105
Lg Rank Offense 10 8 22 13 9 3 2 1 23 7 21 20 23 14
Lg Rank Defense 11 15 13 6 14 14 16 16 17 17 15 16 4 10

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore W 1-0 New Orleans Saints 41 3 19 315 179 136 1 9 208 137 71 3
2 Sun September 28 boxscore W 2-0 New York Giants 49 13 25 417 249 168 2 17 161 65 96 3
3 Sun October 5 boxscore L 2-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 26 10 193 127 66 6 21 395 182 213 2
4 Mon October 13 boxscore W 3-1 St. Louis Cardinals 27 17 21 347 189 158 2 13 288 220 68 5
5 Sun October 19 boxscore L 3-2 @ Houston Oilers 10 13 17 255 197 58 3 14 228 107 121 1
6 Sun October 26 boxscore W 4-2 @ Cleveland Browns 23 7 23 395 205 190 1 12 200 100 100 4
7 Sun November 2 boxscore W OT 5-2 Dallas Cowboys 30 24 29 403 301 102 6 22 385 213 172 3
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 6-2 @ New York Giants 21 13 20 377 230 147 4 15 273 156 117 1
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L OT 6-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 17 20 16 397 252 145 5 31 427 197 230 4
10 Sun November 23 boxscore L OT 6-4 Oakland Raiders 23 26 19 337 215 122 2 26 406 216 190 5
11 Sun November 30 boxscore W 7-4 Minnesota Vikings 31 30 21 373 228 145 28 508 345 163
12 Sun December 7 boxscore W 8-4 @ Atlanta Falcons 30 27 22 405 314 91 2 16 388 261 127 3
13 Sat December 13 boxscore L 8-5 @ Dallas Cowboys 10 31 12 222 141 81 4 19 343 136 207 2
14 Sun December 21 boxscore L 8-6 Philadelphia Eagles 3 26 18 233 90 143 8 12 273 101 172 1

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 36 QB 12 12 8-4-0 178 346 51.4% 2440 23 6.6 16 4.6 96 7.1 6.3 13.7 203.3 77.2 23 138 6.24 5.53 6.2 2 4
12 Randy Johnson 31 qb 8 2 0-2-0 41 79 51.9% 556 4 5.1 10 12.7 36 7.0 2.4 13.6 69.5 52.0 2 19 6.63 2.06 2.5 1 1
7 Joe Theismann 26 14 0 10 22 45.5% 96 1 4.5 3 13.6 30 4.4 -0.9 9.6 6.9 33.7 2 18 3.25 -1.54 8.3
40 Bobby Anderson 28 1 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 28.5 14 8-6-0 229 448 51.1% 3092 28 6.3 29 6.5 96 6.9 5.2 13.5 220.9 67.3 27 175 6.14 4.57 5.7 3 5
Opp Total 14 217 389 55.8% 2712 17 4.4 18 4.6 7.0 5.76 12.5 193.7 72.9 36 276 5.7 4.6 8.5

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
22 Mike Thomas 22 RB 14 10 235 919 4 34 3.9 65.6 16.8 40 483 12.1 3 33 2.9 34.5 1402 7 9
43 Larry Brown 28 rb 14 8 97 352 3 43 3.6 25.1 6.9 25 225 9.0 2 39 1.8 16.1 577 5 2
44 Moses Denson 31 FB 13 9 56 195 0 14 3.5 15.0 4.3 13 81 6.2 0 14 1.0 6.2 276 0 1
36 Ralph Nelson 21 14 1 31 139 0 16 4.5 9.9 2.2 5 58 11.6 1 27 0.4 4.1 197 1 3
17 Billy Kilmer 36 QB 12 12 11 34 1 11 3.1 2.8 0.9 34 1 3
26 Bob Brunet 29 14 0 6 23 1 11 3.8 1.6 0.4 23 1 0
46 Frank Grant 25 WR 14 9 3 46 0 25 15.3 3.3 0.2 41 776 18.9 8 96 2.9 55.4 822 8 2
7 Joe Theismann 26 14 0 3 34 0 21 11.3 2.4 0.2 34 0 0
12 Randy Johnson 31 qb 8 2 2 10 0 10 5.0 1.3 0.3 10 0 2
42 Charley Taylor* 34 WR 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 53 744 14.0 6 64 3.8 53.1 744 6 0
87 Jerry Smith 32 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 391 12.6 3 27 2.2 27.9 391 3 0
80 Roy Jefferson 32 13 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 255 17.0 2 36 1.2 19.6 255 2 1
21 Larry Jones 24 KR/PR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 33 16.5 0 21 0.1 2.4 33 0 5
52 John Pergine 29 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 41 20.5 1 30 0.1 2.9 41 1 0
88 Alvin Reed 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 5 2.5 2 4 0.1 0.4 5 2 0
Team Total 28.5 14 444 1752 9 43 3.9 125.1 31.7 229 3092 13.5 28 96 16.4 220.9 4844 37 28
Opp Total 14 525 2047 11 3.9 146.2 37.5 217 2436 11.2 17 15.5 174.0 4483 28 27

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 24 KR/PR 14 0 53 407 1 52 7.7 47 1086 0 44 23.1 1526
25 Eddie Brown 23 11 0 6 52 0 14 8.7 52
26 Bob Brunet 29 14 0 5 83 0 20 16.6 106
36 Ralph Nelson 21 14 1 5 107 0 50 21.4 304
7 Joe Theismann 26 14 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 39
67 Rusty Tillman 29 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
46 Frank Grant 25 WR 14 9 0 16 0 16 838
Team Total 28.5 14 61 464 1 52 7.6 58 1296 0 50 22.3 6604
Opp Total 14 39 240 0 6.2 64 1357 1 21.2

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 29 P 14 0 72 2924 63 0 40.6
3 Mark Moseley 27 K 14 0 3 1 10 9 9 6 3 25 16 64.0%% 39 37 94.9%%
Team Total 28.5 14 3 1 10 9 9 6 3 25 16 64.0%% 39 37 94.9%% 72 2924 63 0 40.6
Opp Total 14 30 17 56.7%% 33 27 81.8%% 87 3384 38.9

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
22 Mike Thomas 22 RB 14 10 0 9 3 0 0
27 Ken Houston*+ 31 SS 14 14 4 33 0 19 0 0 0 2 6 0
21 Larry Jones 24 KR/PR 14 0 0 5 1 0 0
55 Chris Hanburger*+ 34 RLB 14 14 3 81 0 37 0 0 0 2 3 0
41 Mike Bass 30 RCB 14 14 4 85 0 30 0
59 Brad Dusek 25 LLB 14 14 0 0 4 16 1
17 Billy Kilmer 36 QB 12 12 0 3 1 -6 0
36 Ralph Nelson 21 14 1 0 3 1 0 0
37 Pat Fischer 35 LCB 11 11 3 4 0 4 0
46 Frank Grant 25 WR 14 9 0 2 1 0 0
25 Eddie Brown 23 11 0 1 33 0 33 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Larry Brown 28 rb 14 8 0 2 0 0 0
12 Randy Johnson 31 qb 8 2 0 2 0 -6 0
79 Ron McDole 36 LDE 14 14 0 0 2 15 1
30 Bryant Salter 25 FS 14 13 1 17 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Diron Talbert 31 RDT 14 13 0 0 2 11 0
77 Bill Brundige 27 LDT 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
44 Moses Denson 31 FB 13 9 0 1 0 0 0
75 Terry Hermeling 29 LT 9 9 0 0 1 0 0
80 Roy Jefferson 32 13 5 0 1 0 0 0
61 Dennis Johnson 24 RDE 14 14 1 57 0 57 0
23 Brig Owens 32 db 14 3 1 25 0 25 0
51 Dan Ryczek 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
62 Ray Schoenke 34 LG 12 10 0 0 1 0 0
74 George Starke 27 RT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
78 Walt Sweeney 34 RG 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
42 Charley Taylor* 34 WR 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
50 Pete Wysocki 27 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 28.5 14 18 335 0 57 0 0 28 29 39 2
Opp Total 14 27 27 8

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 27 K 14 0 37 16 85
46 Frank Grant 25 WR 14 9 8 8 48
22 Mike Thomas 22 RB 14 10 4 3 7 42
42 Charley Taylor* 34 WR 14 14 6 6 36
43 Larry Brown 28 rb 14 8 3 2 5 30
87 Jerry Smith 32 TE 14 14 3 3 18
80 Roy Jefferson 32 13 5 2 2 12
88 Alvin Reed 31 14 0 2 2 12
26 Bob Brunet 29 14 0 1 1 6
59 Brad Dusek 25 LLB 14 14 1 1 6
21 Larry Jones 24 KR/PR 14 0 1 1 6
17 Billy Kilmer 36 QB 12 12 1 1 6
79 Ron McDole 36 LDE 14 14 1 1 6
36 Ralph Nelson 21 14 1 1 1 6
52 John Pergine 29 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 28.5 14 9 28 1 2 40 37 16 325
Opp Total 14 11 17 1 4 27 17 276

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-21 NOR W, 41-3 1 11 pass Charley Taylor 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
2 1975-09-21 NOR W, 41-3 2 5 pass Charley Taylor 5 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
3 1975-09-21 NOR W, 41-3 4 27 pass Ralph Nelson 27 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
4 1975-09-21 NOR W, 41-3 4 14 pass Jerry Smith 14 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
5 1975-09-21 NOR W, 41-3 4 16 fumble Brad Dusek 16 yard fumble return (Mark Moseley kick)
6 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 2 4 rush Larry Brown 4 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
7 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 2 31 pass Roy Jefferson 31 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
8 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 2 0 fumble Ron McDole 0 yard fumble return (Mark Moseley kick)
9 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 2 52 punt Larry Jones 52 yard punt return (Mark Moseley kick)
10 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 4 9 pass Roy Jefferson 9 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
11 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 4 13 pass Charley Taylor 13 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)
12 1975-09-28 NYG W, 49-13 4 4 pass Alvin Reed 4 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)
13 1975-10-05 @ PHI L, 10-26 2 1 pass Alvin Reed 1 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
14 1975-10-13 STL W, 27-17 2 2 rush Mike Thomas 2 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
15 1975-10-13 STL W, 27-17 3 30 pass John Pergine 30 yard pass from Joe Theismann (Mark Moseley kick)
16 1975-10-13 STL W, 27-17 4 1 rush Mike Thomas 1 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
17 1975-10-19 @ HOU L, 10-13 2 13 pass Frank Grant 13 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
18 1975-10-26 @ CLE W, 23-7 2 3 pass Mike Thomas 3 yard pass from Billy Kilmer
19 1975-10-26 @ CLE W, 23-7 4 11 pass Larry Brown 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
20 1975-10-26 @ CLE W, 23-7 4 1 rush Mike Thomas 1 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
21 1975-11-02 DAL W, 30-24 2 46 pass Frank Grant 46 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
22 1975-11-02 DAL W, 30-24 3 2 pass Charley Taylor 2 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
23 1975-11-02 DAL W, 30-24 4 7 pass Jerry Smith 7 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
24 1975-11-02 DAL W, 30-24 5 1 rush Billy Kilmer 1 yard rush
25 1975-11-09 @ NYG W, 21-13 1 96 pass Frank Grant 96 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
26 1975-11-09 @ NYG W, 21-13 4 1 rush Larry Brown 1 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
27 1975-11-09 @ NYG W, 21-13 4 2 rush Bob Brunet 2 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
28 1975-11-16 @ STL L, 17-20 2 36 pass Charley Taylor 36 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)
29 1975-11-16 @ STL L, 17-20 3 9 pass Mike Thomas 9 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)
30 1975-11-23 OAK L, 23-26 2 8 pass Charley Taylor 8 yard pass from Billy Kilmer
31 1975-11-23 OAK L, 23-26 3 2 rush Mike Thomas 2 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
32 1975-11-23 OAK L, 23-26 4 33 pass Frank Grant 33 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
33 1975-11-30 MIN W, 31-30 1 2 rush Larry Brown 2 yard rush (Mark Moseley kick)
34 1975-11-30 MIN W, 31-30 2 28 pass Mike Thomas 28 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
35 1975-11-30 MIN W, 31-30 2 27 pass Frank Grant 27 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
36 1975-11-30 MIN W, 31-30 4 15 pass Frank Grant 15 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
37 1975-12-07 @ ATL W, 30-27 2 3 pass Larry Brown 3 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
38 1975-12-07 @ ATL W, 30-27 3 69 pass Frank Grant 69 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
39 1975-12-07 @ ATL W, 30-27 4 12 pass Jerry Smith 12 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)
40 1975-12-13 @ DAL L, 10-31 1 14 pass Frank Grant 14 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1975-09-28 NYG L, 13-49 1 1 rush Ron Johnson 1 yard rush (George Hunt kick)
2 1975-09-28 NYG L, 13-49 3 2 pass Jim Obradovich 2 yard pass from Craig Morton
3 1975-10-05 @ PHI W, 26-10 1 62 pass Harold Carmichael 62 yard pass from Roman Gabriel
4 1975-10-05 @ PHI W, 26-10 3 27 pass Charlie Smith 27 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Horst Muhlmann kick)
5 1975-10-05 @ PHI W, 26-10 4 1 rush Roman Gabriel 1 yard rush (Horst Muhlmann kick)
6 1975-10-13 STL L, 17-27 3 93 kickoff Terry Metcalf 93 yard kickoff return (Jim Bakken kick)
7 1975-10-13 STL L, 17-27 3 48 pass Mel Gray 48 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
8 1975-10-19 @ HOU W, 13-10 3 1 rush Don Hardeman 1 yard rush
9 1975-10-19 @ HOU W, 13-10 4 1 rush Don Hardeman 1 yard rush (Skip Butler kick)
10 1975-10-26 @ CLE L, 7-23 3 15 pass Oscar Roan 15 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Don Cockroft kick)
11 1975-11-02 DAL L, 24-30 2 12 pass Preston Pearson 12 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)
12 1975-11-02 DAL L, 24-30 2 10 pass Drew Pearson 10 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)
13 1975-11-02 DAL L, 24-30 4 27 interception Cliff Harris 27 yard interception return (Toni Fritsch kick)
14 1975-11-09 @ NYG L, 13-21 2 36 pass Ron Johnson 36 yard pass from Craig Morton (George Hunt kick)
15 1975-11-16 @ STL W, 20-17 4 8 pass J.V. Cain 8 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
16 1975-11-16 @ STL W, 20-17 4 6 pass Mel Gray 6 yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)
17 1975-11-23 OAK W, 26-23 1 1 rush Pete Banaszak 1 yard rush
18 1975-11-23 OAK W, 26-23 2 27 rush Pete Banaszak 27 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
19 1975-11-23 OAK W, 26-23 2 7 rush Pete Banaszak 7 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
20 1975-11-30 MIN L, 30-31 2 8 pass Chuck Foreman 8 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
21 1975-11-30 MIN L, 30-31 3 3 rush Chuck Foreman 3 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
22 1975-11-30 MIN L, 30-31 4 21 rush Fran Tarkenton 21 yard rush
23 1975-11-30 MIN L, 30-31 4 31 rush Chuck Foreman 31 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
24 1975-12-07 @ ATL L, 27-30 2 9 pass Ken Burrow 9 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
25 1975-12-07 @ ATL L, 27-30 2 67 pass Wallace Francis 67 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
26 1975-12-07 @ ATL L, 27-30 4 3 pass Dave Hampton 3 yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Nick Mike-Mayer kick)
27 1975-12-13 @ DAL W, 31-10 2 57 pass Golden Richards 57 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)
28 1975-12-13 @ DAL W, 31-10 2 4 rush Roger Staubach 4 yard rush (Toni Fritsch kick)
29 1975-12-13 @ DAL W, 31-10 4 5 pass Preston Pearson 5 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)
30 1975-12-13 @ DAL W, 31-10 4 20 interception Charlie Waters 20 yard interception return (Toni Fritsch kick)
31 1975-12-21 PHI W, 26-3 1 28 pass Charlie Smith 28 yard pass from Mike Boryla (Horst Muhlmann kick)
32 1975-12-21 PHI W, 26-3 3 36 interception Joe Lavender 36 yard interception return (Horst Muhlmann kick)
33 1975-12-21 PHI W, 26-3 4 89 interception Frank LeMaster 89 yard interception return