1949 Washington Redskins season

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1949 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Herman Ball
John Whelchel
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 4–7–1
Division place 4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1948 1950 >

The 1949 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 7–5 record from 1948.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 26, 1949 at Chicago Cardinals L 38–7
24,136
2 October 3, 1949 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–14
30,000
3 October 9, 1949 New York Giants L 45–35
30,073
4 October 16, 1949 New York Bulldogs W 38–14
26,278
5 October 23, 1949 at Philadelphia Eagles L 49–14
28,855
6 October 30, 1949 at New York Bulldogs T 14–14
3,678
7 November 6, 1949 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–14
26,038
8 November 13, 1949 Philadelphia Eagles L 44–21
31,107
9 November 20, 1949 Chicago Bears L 31–21
30,418
10 November 27, 1949 at New York Giants L 23–7
12,985
11 December 4, 1949 Green Bay Packers W 30–0
23,200
12 December 11, 1949 at Los Angeles Rams L 53–27
44,899

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 11 1 0 .917 8–0 364 134 W8
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 4–4 224 214 W1
New York Giants 6 6 0 .500 3–5 287 298 L2
Washington Redskins 4 7 1 .364 3–4–1 268 339 L1
New York Bulldogs 1 10 1 .091 1–6–1 153 368 L5

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

Roster[edit]

References[edit]