1974 Washington Redskins season

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1974 Washington Redskins season
Head coach George Allen
Owner Jack Kent Cooke
Home field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 10–4
Division place 2nd NFC East
Playoff finish Lost Divisional Playoffs (Los Angeles Rams) 19–10
Pro Bowlers SS Ken Houston
LB Chris Hanburger
WR Charley Taylor
DT Diron Talbert
Timeline
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< 1973 1975 >

The 1974 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 10–4 record from 1973. It's also notable for being Deacon Jones' first and only season with the Redskins; as well as being his final year in the NFL.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1974 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1974 at New York Giants W 13–10
49,849
2 September 22, 1974 St. Louis Cardinals L 17–10
53,888
3 September 30, 1974 Denver Broncos W 30–3
54,395
4 October 6, 1974 at Cincinnati Bengals L 28–17
56,175
5 October 13, 1974 Miami Dolphins W 20–17
54,395
6 October 20, 1974 New York Giants W 24–3
53,879
7 October 27, 1974 at St. Louis Cardinals L 23–20
49,410
8 November 3, 1974 at Green Bay Packers W 17–6
56,267
9 November 10, 1974 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–20
65,947
10 November 17, 1974 Dallas Cowboys W 28–21
54,395
11 November 24, 1974 Philadelphia Eagles W 26–7
54,395
12 November 28, 1974 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–23
63,243
13 December 9, 1974 at Los Angeles Rams W 23–17
87,313
14 December 15, 1974 Chicago Bears W 42–0
52,085

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 22, 1974 at Los Angeles Rams L 19–10
80,118

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
St. Louis Cardinals 10 4 0 .714 7–1 8–3 285 218
Washington Redskins 10 4 0 .714 5–3 8–3 320 196
Dallas Cowboys 8 6 0 .571 4–4 6–5 297 235
Philadelphia Eagles 7 7 0 .286 3–5 5–6 242 217
New York Giants 2 12 0 .143 1–7 1–10 195 299

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

References[edit]