1965 Washington Redskins season

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1965 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Bill McPeak
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field DC Stadium
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1964 1966 >

The 1965 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6–8 record from 1964.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1965 Cleveland Browns L 17–7
48,208
2 September 26, 1965 at Dallas Cowboys L 27–7
61,577
3 October 3, 1965 at Detroit Lions L 14–10
52,627
4 October 10, 1965 St. Louis Cardinals L 37–16
50,205
5 October 17, 1965 Baltimore Colts L 38–7
50,405
6 October 24, 1965 St. Louis Cardinals W 24–20
32,228
7 October 31, 1965 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–21
50,301
8 November 7, 1965 at New York Giants W 23–7
62,788
9 November 14, 1965 at Philadelphia Eagles L 21–14
60,444
10 November 21, 1965 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 31–3
25,052
11 November 28, 1965 Dallas Cowboys W 34–31
50,205
12 December 5, 1965 at Cleveland Browns L 24–16
77,765
13 December 12, 1965 New York Giants L 27–10
50,373
14 December 19, 1965 Pittsburgh Steelers W 35–14
49,806

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 .786 11–1 363 325 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 7 0 .500 6–6 325 280 W3
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 7–5 270 338 L1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 6–6 257 301 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 9 0 .357 5–7 363 359 L1
St. Louis Cardinals 5 9 0 .357 5–7 296 309 L6
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 .143 2–10 202 397 L7

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