1943 Washington Redskins season

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1943 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Dutch Bergman
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 6–3–1
Division place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Won Eastern Divisional Playoff (Giants) 28–0
Lost NFL Championship (Bears) 41–21
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1942 1944 >

The 1943 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 10–1 record from 1942. They would end the season by losing the NFL Championship to the Chicago Bears, 41–21.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 October 10, 1943 Brooklyn Dodgers W 27–0
35,450
2 October 17, 1943 at Green Bay Packers W 33–7
23,058
3 October 24, 1943 Chicago Cardinals W 13–7
35,450
4 October 31, 1943 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 48–10
11,471
5 November 7, 1943 at Steagles T 14–14
28,893
6 November 14, 1943 Detroit Lions W 42–20
35,450
7 November 21, 1943 Chicago Bears W 21–7
35,671
8 November 28, 1943 Steagles L 27–14
35,826
9 December 5, 1943 at New York Giants L 14–10
35,826
10 December 12, 1943 New York Giants L 31–7
35,540

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 19, 1943 at New York Giants W 28–0
42,800
Championship December 26, 1943 at Chicago Bears L 41–21
34,320

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 6 3 1 .667 229 137 L-3
New York Giants 6 3 1 .667 197 170 W-4
Phil-Pitt 5 4 1 .556 225 230 L-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 2 8 0 .200 65 234 L-2