1945 Washington Redskins season
|1945 Washington Redskins season|
|Head coach||Dudley DeGroot|
|Owner||George Preston Marshall|
|Home field||Griffith Stadium|
|Division place||1st NFL Eastern|
|Playoff finish||Lost NFL Championship (Cleveland Rams, 15–14)|
The 1945 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 14th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 8th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 6–3–1 record from 1944. They won the Eastern division title with an 8–2 record but lost the NFL championship game to the Cleveland Rams, 15–14.
It was the Redskins' last postseason appearance for over a quarter century, until 1972.
|1||October 7||at Boston Yanks||L 28–20||0–1|
|2||October 14||at Pittsburgh Steelers||W 14–0||1–1|
|3||October 21||Philadelphia Eagles||W 24–14||2–1|
|4||October 28||at New York Giants||W 24–14||3–1|
|5||November 4||Chicago Cardinals||W 24–21||4–1|
|6||November 11||Boston Yanks||W 34–7||5–1|
|7||November 18||Chicago Bears||W 28–21||6–1|
|8||November 25||at Philadelphia Eagles||L 16–0||6–2|
|9||December 2||Pittsburgh Steelers||W 24–0||7–2|
|10||December 9||New York Giants||W 17–0||8–2|
|Championship||December 16, 1945||at Cleveland Rams||L 15–14||Municipal Stadium|
|NFL Eastern Division|
|New York Giants||3||6||1||.333||2–4–1||179||198||L1|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
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