1947 Washington Redskins season

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1947 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Turk Edwards
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 4–8
Division place 4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1946 1948 >

The 1947 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 5–5–1 record from 1946.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 28, 1947 at Philadelphia Eagles L 45–42
35,406
2 October 2, 1947 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–26
36,585
3 October 12, 1947 New York Giants W 28–20
36,533
4 October 19, 1947 at Green Bay Packers L 27–10
28,572
5 October 26, 1947 Chicago Bears L 56–20
36,591
6 November 2, 1947 Philadelphia Eagles L 38–14
36,591
7 November 9, 1947 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–14
36,257
8 November 16, 1947 at Detroit Lions L 38–21
17,003
9 November 23, 1947 Chicago Cardinals W 45–21
35,362
10 November 30, 1947 at Boston Yanks L 27–24
24,800
11 December 7, 1947 at New York Giants L 35–10
25,594
12 December 14, 1947 Boston Yanks W 40–13
33,226

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 8 4 0 .667 6–2 308 242 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 8 4 0 .667 6–2 240 259 W1
Boston Yanks 4 7 1 .364 3–4–1 168 256 L2
Washington Redskins 4 8 0 .333 3–5 295 367 W1
New York Giants 2 8 2 .200 1–6–1 190 309 L1

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