1939 Washington Redskins season

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1939 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Ray Flaherty
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 8–2–1
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1938 1940 >

The 1939 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6–3–2 record from 1938.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles W 7–0
33,528
2 October 1, 1939 New York Giants T 0–0
34,712
3 October 8, 1939 Brooklyn Dodgers W 41–13
27,092
4 October 15, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 44–14
25,982
5 October 22, 1939 at Pittsburgh Pirates W 21–14
8,602
6 October 29, 1939 at Green Bay Packers L 24–14
24,308
7 November 5, 1939 Philadelphia Eagles W 7–6
20,444
8 November 12, 1939 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 42–0
28,581
9 November 19, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 28–7
26,667
10 November 26, 1939 Detroit Lions W 31–7
36,183
11 December 3, 1939 at New York Giants L 9–7
62,404

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 1 1 .900 168 85 W-4
Washington Redskins 8 2 1 .800 242 94 L-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 4 6 1 .400 108 219 L-3
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 9 1 .100 114 216 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 9 1 .100 105 200 L-2