List of Washington Redskins starting quarterbacks

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This is a list of American football quarterbacks who have started for the Washington Redskins, as well as its predecessors the Boston Braves (1932) and Boston Redskins (19331936), in the National Football League (NFL). The Washington Redskins franchise was originally founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the Boston Braves, named after the local baseball franchise.[1] The name was changed the following year to the Redskins. In 1937, the franchise moved to Washington, D.C.[2]

Of the 49 Redskins starting quarterbacks, two have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Sammy Baugh and Sonny Jurgensen.[3]

Robert Griffin III 2012-present
Jason Campbell 2005-2009
Mark Brunell 2004-2007
Mark Rypien 1986-1993
Joe Theismann 1974-1985
Sammy Baugh 1937-1952

Starting quarterbacks[edit]

These quarterbacks have started for the National Football League's Washington Redskins. They are listed in order of the date of each player's first start at quarterback for the Redskins.

Season(s) Quarterback(s)
2014 Robert Griffin III (5) / Kirk Cousins (5) / Colt McCoy (4)
2013 Robert Griffin III (13) / Kirk Cousins (3)
2012 Robert Griffin III (15) / Kirk Cousins (1)
2011 Rex Grossman (13) / John Beck (3)
2010 Donovan McNabb (13) / Rex Grossman (3)
2009 Jason Campbell (16)
2008 Jason Campbell (16)
2007 Jason Campbell (13) / Todd Collins (3)
2006 Mark Brunell (9) / Jason Campbell (7)
2005 Mark Brunell (15) / Patrick Ramsey (1)
2004 Mark Brunell (9) / Patrick Ramsey (7)
2003 Patrick Ramsey (11) / Tim Hasselbeck (5)
2002 Shane Matthews (7) / Patrick Ramsey (5) / Danny Wuerffel (4)
2001 Tony Banks (14) / Jeff George (2)
2000 Brad Johnson (11) / Jeff George (5)
1999 Brad Johnson (16)
1998 Trent Green (14) / Gus Frerotte (2)
1997 Gus Frerotte (13) / Jeff Hostetler (3)
1996 Gus Frerotte (16)
1995 Gus Frerotte (11) / Heath Shuler (5)
1994 Heath Shuler (8) / John Friesz (4) / Gus Frerotte (4)
1993 Mark Rypien (10) / Rich Gannon (4) / Cary Conklin (2)
1992 Mark Rypien (16)
1991 Mark Rypien (16)
1990 Mark Rypien (10) / Stan Humphries (5) / Jeff Rutledge (1)
1989 Mark Rypien (14) / Doug Williams (2)
1988 Doug Williams (10) / Mark Rypien (6)
1987 Jay Schroeder (10) / Ed Rubbert (3) / Doug Williams (2)
1986 Jay Schroeder (16)
1985 Joe Theismann (11) / Jay Schroeder (5)
1984 Joe Theismann (16)
1983 Joe Theismann (16)
1982 Joe Theismann (9)
1981 Joe Theismann (16)
1980 Joe Theismann (15) / Mike Kruczek (1)
1979 Joe Theismann (16)
1978 Joe Theismann (14) / Billy Kilmer (2)
1977 Billy Kilmer (8) / Joe Theismann (6)
1976 Billy Kilmer (9) / Joe Theismann (5)
1975 Billy Kilmer (12) / Randy Johnson (2)
1974 Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1973 Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1972 Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1971 Billy Kilmer (13) / Sonny Jurgensen (1)
1970 Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1969 Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1968 Sonny Jurgensen (12) / Jim Ninowski (2)
1967 Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1966 Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1965 Sonny Jurgensen (13) / Dick Shiner (1)
1964 Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1963 Norm Snead (14)
1962 Norm Snead (14)
1961 Norm Snead (14)
1960 Ralph Guglielmi (11) / Eagle Day (1)
1959 Eddie LeBaron (8) / Ralph Guglielmi (4)
1958 Eddie LeBaron (12) / Ralph Guglielmi (2)
1957 Eddie LeBaron (12)
1956 Al Dorow (7) / Eddie LeBaron (5)
1955 Eddie LeBaron (8) / Ralph Guglielmi (3) / Al Dorow (1)
1954 Jack Scarbath (7) / Al Dorow (5)
1953 Jack Scarbath (7) / Eddie LeBaron (5)
1952 Eddie LeBaron (7) / Sammy Baugh (5)
1951 Sammy Baugh (9) / Harry Gilmer (3)
1950 Sammy Baugh (7) / Harry Gilmer (5)
1949 Sammy Baugh (8) / Harry Gilmer (3)
1948 Sammy Baugh (3) / Tommy Mont (2)
1947 Sammy Baugh (1) / Jim Youel (5)
1946 Jim Youel (4) / Sammy Baugh (2) / Jack Jacobs (2)
1945 Sammy Baugh (8)
1944 Frank Filchock (6) / Sammy Baugh (4)
1943 Sammy Baugh (7) / George Cafego (3)
1942 Sammy Baugh (8) / Roy Zimmerman (American football) (1)
1941 Frank Filchock (10) / Sammy Baugh (1)
1940 Sammy Baugh (11)
1939 Frank Filchock (9) / Sammy Baugh (1) / Jim German (1)
1938 Bill Hartman (4) / Sammy Baugh (3) / Frank Filchock (2)
1937 Sammy Baugh (5)
1936 Eddie Britt (5) / Ed Smith (4)
1935 Pug Rentner (6) / Bill Shepherd (6)
1934 Steve Hokuf (9) / Pug Rentner (2)
1933 Jim Musick (11)
1932 Hank Hughes (9)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History: History by Decades". Washington Redskins. Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Washington Redskins (1937-present)". Sportsecyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Famers by Franchise". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 

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