1953 Washington Redskins season

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1953 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Curly Lambeau
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 6–5–1
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1952 1954 >

The 1953 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 4–8 record from 1952.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1953 at Chicago Cardinals W 24–13
16,055
2 October 2, 1953 at Philadelphia Eagles T 21–21
19,099
3 October 11, 1953 New York Giants W 13–9
26,241
4 October 18, 1953 Cleveland Browns L 30–14
33,963
5 October 25, 1953 at Baltimore Colts L 27–17
34,031
6 November 1, 1953 at Cleveland Browns L 27–3
47,845
7 November 8, 1953 Chicago Cardinals W 28–17
19,654
8 November 15, 1953 Chicago Bears L 27–24
21,392
9 November 22, 1953 at New York Giants W 24–21
16,887
10 November 29, 1953 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–9
17,026
11 December 6, 1953 Philadelphia Eagles W 10–0
21,579
12 December 13, 1953 Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–13
22,057

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 348 162 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 352 215 W-1
Washington Redskins 6 5 1 .545 208 215 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 211 263 W-2
New York Giants 3 9 0 .250 179 277 L-2
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 1 .091 190 337 W-1