1976 Washington Redskins season

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1976 Washington Redskins season
Head coach George Allen
Home field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 10–4
Division place 2nd NFC East
Playoff finish Lost Divisional Playoffs (Vikings) 35–20
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1975 1977 >

The 1976 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 8–6 record from 1975.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1976 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
14 393 Quinn Buckner Defensive Back Indiana

[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 New York Giants W 19–17
54,245
2 September 19, 1976 Seattle Seahawks W 31–7
53,174
3 September 27, 1976 at Philadelphia Eagles W 20–17
66,005
4 October 3, 1976 at Chicago Bears L 33–7
52,105
5 October 10, 1976 Kansas City Chiefs L 33–30
53,060
6 October 17, 1976 Detroit Lions W 20–7
45,908
7 October 25, 1976 St. Louis Cardinals W 20–10
48,325
8 October 31, 1976 Dallas Cowboys L 20–7
55,004
9 November 7, 1976 at San Francisco 49ers W 24–21
56,134
10 November 14, 1976 at New York Giants L 12–9
72,975
11 November 21, 1976 at St. Louis Cardinals W 16–10
49,833
12 November 28, 1976 Philadelphia Eagles W 24–0
54,292
13 December 5, 1976 at New York Jets W 37–16
46,638
14 December 12, 1976 at Dallas Cowboys W 27–14
59,916

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 18, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 35–20
47,221

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Dallas Cowboys(2) 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–3 296 194
Washington Redskins(4) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 9–3 291 217
St. Louis Cardinals 10 4 0 .714 5–3 9–3 309 267
Philadelphia Eagles 4 10 0 .286 2–6 4–8 165 286
New York Giants 3 11 0 .214 1–7 3–9 170 250

Roster[edit]

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

References[edit]