1954 Washington Redskins season

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1954 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Kuharich
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 3–9
Division place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1953 1955 >

The 1954 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6–5–1 record from 1953. The Redskins sent Defensive Back Don Paul to the Cleveland Browns. The Redskins acquired Paul from the Chicago Cardinals. Upon his arrival in Washington, he fell in disfavour with George Preston Marshall of the Redskins.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 26, 1954 at San Francisco 49ers L 41–7
32,085
2 October 2, 1954 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 37–7
22,492
3 October 10, 1954 New York Giants L 51–21
21,217
4 October 17, 1954 Philadelphia Eagles L 49–21
22,051
5 October 24, 1954 at New York Giants L 24–7
22,597
6 October 31, 1954 Baltimore Colts W 24–21
23,567
7 November 7, 1954 at Cleveland Browns L 62–3
25,158
8 November 14, 1954 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
19,388
9 November 21, 1954 at Chicago Cardinals L 38–16
15,619
10 November 28, 1954 at Philadelphia Eagles L 41–33
18,517
11 December 5, 1954 Cleveland Browns L 34–14
21,761
12 December 12, 1954 Chicago Cardinals W 37–20
18,107

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 3 0 .750 336 162 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 284 230 W-1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 293 184 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 219 263 L-2
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 207 432 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 183 347 L-3

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Best Show in Football:The 1946–1955 Cleveland Browns, p.308, Andy Piascik, Taylor Trade Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-1-58979-360-6