1959 Washington Redskins season

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1959 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Mike Nixon
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 3–9
Division place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1958 1960 >

The 1959 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 4–7–1 record from 1958.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1959 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 at Chicago Cardinals L 49–21
21,892
2 October 4, 1959 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–17
26,570
3 October 11, 1959 Chicago Cardinals W 23–14
25,937
4 October 18, 1959 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–6
28,218
5 October 25, 1959 at Cleveland Browns L 34–7
42,732
6 November 1, 1959 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30–23
39,854
7 November 8, 1959 Baltimore Colts W 27–24
32,773
8 November 15, 1959 Cleveland Browns L 31–17
32,266
9 November 22, 1959 at Green Bay Packers L 21–0
31,853
10 November 29, 1959 at New York Giants L 45–14
60,982
11 December 6, 1959 Philadelphia Eagles L 34–14
24,325
12 December 13, 1959 New York Giants L 24–10
26,198

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 10 2 0 .833 284 170 W-4
Philadelphia Eagles 7 5 0 .583 268 278 L-1
Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 .583 270 214 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 257 216 W-1
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 185 350 L-5
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 234 324 L-6

Roster[edit]

Sacks[edit]

Player Number
John Paluck 85

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Receiving[edit]

Player Number Yards Average Long Touchdowns
Dick James 47 9,227  ?  ? 34
Dan Roca 41 4,529  ?  ? 4

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Rushing[edit]

Player Attempts Yards Average Long Touchdowns
Don Bosseler  ? 3,112 4.0  ? 22

[1]

Passing[edit]

Player Comp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rate
Eddie LeBaron  ?  ?  ? 1,077 0 11 61.4

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 151