1948 Washington Redskins season

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1948 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Turk Edwards
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 7–5
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1947 1949 >

The 1948 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 4–8 record from 1947.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 26, 1948 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
32,593
2 October 3, 1948 New York Giants W 41–10
32,593
3 October 10, 1948 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–7
28,969
4 October 17, 1948 Philadelphia Eagles L 45–0
35,584
5 October 24, 1948 at Green Bay Packers W 23–7
13,433
6 October 31, 1948 Boston Yanks W 59–21
29,758
7 November 7, 1948 at Boston Yanks W 23–7
13,659
8 November 14, 1948 Detroit Lions W 46–21
32,528
9 November 21, 1948 at Philadelphia Eagles L 42–21
36,254
10 November 28, 1948 at Chicago Bears L 48–13
42,299
11 December 5, 1948 Los Angeles Rams L 41–13
32,970
12 December 12, 1948 at New York Giants W 28–21
23,156

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 9 2 1 .818 7–1 376 156 W1
Washington Redskins 7 5 0 .583 5–3 291 287 W1
New York Giants 4 8 0 .333 3–5 297 388 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 3–5 200 243 L1
Boston Yanks 3 9 0 .250 2–6 174 372 W1

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

Roster[edit]

References[edit]