1990 Washington Redskins season

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1990 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Gibbs
Home field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 10–6
Division place 3rd NFC East
Playoff finish Won Wild Card Playoffs (Eagles) 20–6
Lost Divisional Playoffs (49ers) 28–10
Timeline
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< 1989 1991 >

The 1990 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 10–6 record from 1989. While the Redskins finished with the same record as the previous year, this time it was enough to earn them' their first playoff appearance since 1987. The Redskins season ended when they fell to the San Francisco 49ers 28–10 in the Divisional Playoffs.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1990 Phoenix Cardinals W 31–0
52,649
2 September 16, 1990 at San Francisco 49ers L 26–13
64,287
3 September 23, 1990 Dallas Cowboys W 19–15
53,804
4 September 30, 1990 at Phoenix Cardinals W 38–10
49,303
5 Bye
6 October 14, 1990 New York Giants L 24–20
54,737
7 October 21, 1990 Philadelphia Eagles W 13–7
53,567
8 October 28, 1990 at New York Giants L 21–10
75,321
9 November 4, 1990 at Detroit Lions W 41–38
69,326
10 November 12, 1990 at Philadelphia Eagles L 28–14
65,857
11 November 18, 1990 New Orleans Saints W 31–17
52,573
12 November 22, 1990 at Dallas Cowboys L 27–17
60,355
13 December 2, 1990 Miami Dolphins W 42–20
53,599
14 December 9, 1990 Chicago Bears W 10–9
53,920
15 December 15, 1990 at New England Patriots W 25–10
22,286
16 December 22, 1990 at Indianapolis Colts L 35–28
58,173
17 December 30, 1990 Buffalo Bills W 29–14
52,397

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
New York Giants 13 3 0 .813 7–1 10–2 335 211 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 5–3 9–3 396 299 W3
Washington Redskins 10 6 0 .625 4–4 7–5 381 301 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 9 0 .438 2–6 6–8 244 308 L2
Phoenix Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 2–6 3–9 268 396 L3

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard January 5, 1991 at Philadelphia Eagles W 20–6
65,287
Division January 12, 1991 at San Francisco 49ers L 28–10
65,292

References[edit]