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1981 Washington Redskins

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8-8-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.0, Offense: 2.2, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 347 points (21.7/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 349 points (21.8/g), 16th.
 Differential of -2 points (-0.1/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Joe Gibbs (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Bugel
 Defensive Coordinator: Richie Petitbon

Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore L 0-1 Dallas Cowboys 10 26 20 324 280 44 6 20 346 140 206 1
2 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-2 New York Giants 7 17 19 349 284 65 4 10 157 86 71 2
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 0-3 @ St. Louis Cardinals 30 40 24 521 388 133 2 18 315 208 107
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L 0-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 36 23 337 228 109 3 15 221 151 70 1
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 0-5 San Francisco 49ers 17 30 19 304 221 83 6 16 296 168 128 2
6 Sun October 11 boxscore W 1-5 @ Chicago Bears 24 7 16 301 74 227 1 13 204 153 51 4
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-6 @ Miami Dolphins 10 13 20 301 139 162 2 20 445 296 149 2
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 2-6 New England Patriots 24 22 15 230 145 85 2 23 409 283 126 3
9 Sun November 1 boxscore W 3-6 St. Louis Cardinals 42 21 25 361 201 160 1 29 449 319 130 4
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 4-6 Detroit Lions 33 31 25 464 271 193 3 24 499 277 222 6
11 Sun November 15 boxscore W OT 5-6 @ New York Giants 30 27 29 418 234 184 1 17 248 152 96 2
12 Sun November 22 boxscore L 5-7 @ Dallas Cowboys 10 24 17 256 131 125 1 27 470 212 258 2
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 5-8 @ Buffalo Bills 14 21 19 293 202 91 5 18 229 41 188 2
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 6-8 Philadelphia Eagles 15 13 11 176 68 108 2 25 416 255 161 4
15 Sun December 13 boxscore W 7-8 Baltimore Colts 38 14 27 486 339 147 1 21 337 217 120 2
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 8-8 @ Los Angeles Rams 30 7 25 502 261 241 1 14 165 87 78 2