1951 Washington Redskins season

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1951 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Dick Todd
Herman Ball
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 5–7
Division place 3rd NFL American
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1950 1952 >

The 1951 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 3–9 record from 1950.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1951 at Detroit Lions L 35–17
27,831
2 October 7, 1951 New York Giants L 35–14
23,800
3 October 14, 1951 at Cleveland Browns L 45–0
33,968
4 October 21, 1951 Chicago Cardinals W 7–3
22,960
5 October 28, 1951 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–23
20,437
6 November 4, 1951 Chicago Bears L 27–0
21,737
7 November 11, 1951 at New York Giants L 28–14
21,242
8 November 18, 1951 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 22–7
15,060
9 November 25, 1951 Los Angeles Rams W 31–21
26,307
10 December 2, 1951 Philadelphia Eagles L 35–21
23,738
11 December 9, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals W 20–17
9,459
12 December 16, 1951 Pittsburgh Steelers L 20–10
18,096

Standings[edit]

NFL American Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 9–0 331 152 W11
New York Giants 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 254 161 W4
Washington Redskins 5 7 0 .417 4–5 183 296 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 .364 3–5–1 183 235 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 3–6 234 264 L2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 0–8 210 287 W1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.