1945 Washington Redskins season

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1945 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Dudley DeGroot
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 8–2
Division place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship (Cleveland Rams) 15–14
Timeline
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< 1944 1946 >

The 1945 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6–3–1 record from 1944. They would end the season by losing the NFL Championship game to the Cleveland Rams, 15–14.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 October 7, 1945 at Boston Yanks L 28–20
22,685
2 October 14, 1945 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 14–0
14,050
3 October 21, 1945 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–14
34,788
4 October 28, 1945 at New York Giants W 24–14
55,641
5 November 4, 1945 Chicago Cardinals W 24–21
35,000
6 November 11, 1945 Boston Yanks W 34–7
34,788
7 November 18, 1945 Chicago Bears W 28–21
34,788
8 November 25, 1945 at Philadelphia Eagles L 16–0
37,306
9 December 2, 1945 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–0
34,788
10 December 9, 1945 New York Giants W 17–0
34,788

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 16, 1945 at Cleveland Rams L 15–14
32,178

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 8 2 0 .800 6–2 209 121 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 7 3 0 .700 5–2 272 133 W1
Boston Yanks 3 6 1 .333 3–2–1 123 211 L5
New York Giants 3 6 1 .333 2–4–1 179 198 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 8 0 .200 1–7 79 220 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.