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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Billy Kilmer 36 14 12 178 for 346, 2,440 yards, 23 td, 16 int, & 11 rushes for 34 yards and 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
RB Mike Thomas 22 Rook 10 235 rushes for 919 yards, 4 td, & 40 catches for 483 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 5th / 108th pick / 1975
FB Moses Denson 31 1 9 56 rushes for 195 yards, 0 td, & 13 catches for 81 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1972
WR Frank Grant 25 2 9 41 catches for 776 yards, 8 td, & 3 rushes for 46 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 13th / 332nd pick / 1972
WR Charley Taylor* 34 11 14 53 catches for 744 yards, 6 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
TE Jerry Smith 32 10 14 31 catches for 391 yards, 3 td Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
LT Terry Hermeling 29 5 9 1 fumble recovered
LG Ray Schoenke 34 12 10 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
C Len Hauss 33 11 14 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
RG Walt Sweeney 34 12 13 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
RT George Starke 27 2 14 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ron McDole 36 14 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
LDT Bill Brundige 27 5 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
RDT Diron Talbert 31 8 13 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
RDE Dennis Johnson 24 1 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 13th / 337th pick / 1973
LLB Brad Dusek 25 1 14 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1973
MLB Harold McLinton 28 6 14 Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
RLB Chris Hanburger*+ 34 10 14 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
LCB Pat Fischer 35 14 11 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
RCB Mike Bass 30 8 14 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
SS Ken Houston*+ 31 8 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
FS Bryant Salter 25 4 13 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 5th / 115th pick / 1971
 Special Teams Starters
K Mark Moseley 27 5 0 16 of 25 field goals & 37 of 39 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
P Mike Bragg 29 7 0 72 punts for a 40.6 average, 0 blocked Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
PR Larry Jones 24 1 0 53 punt returns for a 7.7 average and 1 td New York Giants / 15th / 367th pick / 1974
KR Larry Jones 24 1 0 47 kick returns for a 23.1 average and 0 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)
40 Bobby Anderson 28 1 0 208 6-0 Colorado 10/11/1947 5 0 Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 1970
66 Jim Arneson 24 7 0 247 6-3 Arizona 1/7/1951 2 3 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 307th pick / 1973
41 Mike Bass 30 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Michigan 3/31/1945 8 7 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 314th pick / 1967
4 Mike Bragg 29 P 14 0 186 5-11 Richmond 9/26/1946 7 3 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1968
25 Eddie Brown 23 11 0 187 5-11 Tennessee 2/19/1952 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 199th pick / 1974
43 Larry Brown 28 RB 14 8 195 5-11 Kansas St. 9/19/1947 6 5 Washington Redskins / 8th / 191st pick / 1969
77 Bill Brundige 27 LDT 14 13 270 6-5 Colorado 11/13/1948 5 7 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1970
26 Bob Brunet 29 14 0 205 6-1 Louisiana Tech 7/29/1946 7 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 176th pick / 1968
65 Dave Butz 25 dt 14 1 291 6-7 Purdue 6/23/1950 2 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1973
44 Moses Denson 31 FB 13 9 215 6-1 Md-Eastern Shore 7/6/1944 1 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 203rd pick / 1972
59 Brad Dusek 25 LLB 14 14 220 6-2 Texas A&M 12/13/1950 1 9 New England Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1973
37 Pat Fischer 35 LCB 11 11 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 14 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
46 Frank Grant 25 WR 14 9 181 5-11 Southern Colorado 2/15/1950 2 9 Washington Redskins / 13th / 332nd pick / 1972
55 Chris Hanburger*+ 34 RLB 14 14 218 6-2 North Carolina 8/13/1941 10 14 Washington Redskins / 18th / 245th pick / 1965
56 Len Hauss 33 C 14 14 235 6-2 Georgia 7/11/1942 11 11 Washington Redskins / 9th / 115th pick / 1964
75 Terry Hermeling 29 LT 9 9 255 6-5 Nevada-Reno 4/25/1946 5 4
27 Ken Houston*+ 31 SS 14 14 197 6-3 Prairie View 11/12/1944 8 13 Houston Oilers / 9th / 214th pick / 1967
80 Roy Jefferson 32 13 5 195 6-2 Utah 11/9/1943 10 3 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 14th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1965
61 Dennis Johnson 24 RDE 14 14 260 6-4 Delaware 10/22/1951 1 8 Washington Redskins / 13th / 337th pick / 1973
12 Randy Johnson 31 qb 8 2 205 6-3 Texas A&M-Kingsville 6/17/1944 9 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 16th pick / 1966
Denver Broncos / 4th / 27th pick / 1966
21 Larry Jones 24 KR 14 0 170 5-10 Truman St. 3/4/1951 1 1 New York Giants / 15th / 367th pick / 1974
17 Billy Kilmer 36 QB 12 12 204 6-0 UCLA 9/5/1939 14 10 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
54 Bob Kuziel 25 14 0 255 6-4 Pittsburgh 7/24/1950 3 3 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 60th pick / 1972
73 Paul Laaveg 27 lg 5 5 245 6-4 Iowa 10/1/1948 5 2 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1970
79 Ron McDole 36 LDE 14 14 265 6-4 Nebraska 9/9/1939 14 8 Denver Broncos / 4th / 25th pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 50th pick / 1961
53 Harold McLinton 28 MLB 14 14 235 6-2 Southern 7/1/1947 6 7 Washington Redskins / 6th / 139th pick / 1969
3 Mark Moseley 27 K 14 0 202 5-11 Texas A&M,S.F. Austin 3/12/1948 5 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 14th / 346th pick / 1970
36 Ralph Nelson 21 14 1 195 6-2 none 1/23/1954 Rook 2
23 Brig Owens 32 db 14 3 190 5-11 Cincinnati 2/16/1943 9 2 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 89th pick / 1965
52 John Pergine 29 14 0 225 6-1 Notre Dame 9/13/1946 6 4 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 297th pick / 1968
88 Alvin Reed 31 14 0 235 6-5 Prairie View 8/1/1944 8 0
51 Dan Ryczek 26 14 0 249 6-3 Virginia 8/24/1949 2 3 Washington Redskins / 13th / 322nd pick / 1971
30 Bryant Salter 25 FS 14 13 195 6-4 Pittsburgh 1/22/1950 4 6 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 115th pick / 1971
62 Ray Schoenke 34 LG 12 10 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 12 4 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
64 Manny Sistrunk 28 dt 13 1 269 6-5 Ark-Pine Bluff 6/16/1947 5 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 114th pick / 1970
87 Jerry Smith 32 TE 14 14 208 6-3 Arizona St. 7/19/1943 10 4 Washington Redskins / 9th / 118th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 18th / 141st pick / 1965
74 George Starke 27 RT 14 14 260 6-5 Columbia 7/18/1948 2 7 Washington Redskins / 11th / 272nd pick / 1971
76 Tim Stokes 25 lt 5 5 252 6-5 Oregon 3/16/1950 1 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 60th pick / 1973
20 Ken Stone 25 3 0 179 6-1 Vanderbilt 9/14/1950 2 2 Washington Redskins / 10th / 245th pick / 1973
78 Walt Sweeney 34 RG 13 13 256 6-4 Syracuse 4/18/1941 12 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
Cleveland Browns / 8th / 107th pick / 1963
72 Diron Talbert 31 RDT 14 13 255 6-5 Texas 7/1/1944 8 8 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 66th pick / 1966
42 Charley Taylor* 34 WR 14 14 210 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1941 11 8 Washington Redskins / 1st / 3rd pick / 1964
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 9th pick / 1964
7 Joe Theismann 26 14 0 192 6-0 Notre Dame 9/9/1949 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 99th pick / 1971
22 Mike Thomas 22 RB 14 10 190 5-11 Oklahoma,UNLV 7/17/1953 Rook 12 Washington Redskins / 5th / 108th pick / 1975
24 Spencer Thomas 24 db 14 1 185 6-2 Washburn 3/9/1951 Rook 1
67 Rusty Tillman 29 14 0 230 6-2 Arizona,Northern Arizona 2/27/1946 5 4
50 Pete Wysocki 27 13 0 225 6-2 West. Michigan 10/3/1948 Rook 4
Team Total 28.5 14 220.3 6-2.1 5.6