1956 Washington Redskins season

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1956 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Kuharich
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 6–6
Division place 3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1955 1957 >

The 1956 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 8–4 record from 1955.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1956 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1956 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–13
27,718
2 October 6, 1956 at Philadelphia Eagles L 13–9
26,607
3 October 14, 1956 Chicago Cardinals L 31–3
25,794
4 October 21, 1956 Cleveland Browns W 20–9
23,332
5 October 28, 1956 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–14
30,553
6 November 11, 1956 Detroit Lions W 18–17
28,003
7 November 18, 1956 New York Giants W 33–7
26,261
8 November 25, 1956 at Cleveland Browns W 20–17
22,878
9 December 2, 1956 at New York Giants L 28–14
26,261
10 December 9, 1956 Philadelphia Eagles W 19–17
22,333
11 December 16, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–0
21,097
12 December 23, 1956 at Baltimore Colts L 19–17
32,994

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 8 3 1 .727 264 197 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 7 5 0 .583 240 182 W-1
Washington Redskins 6 6 0 .500 183 225 L-2
Cleveland Browns 5 7 0 .417 167 177 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 167 177 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 8 1 .273 143 215 L-3

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