1955 Washington Redskins season

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1955 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Kuharich
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 8–4
Division place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1954 1956 >

The 1955 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 3–9 record from 1954.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1954 NFL Draft

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1955 at Cleveland Browns W 27–17
30,041
2 October 1, 1955 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31–30
31,891
3 October 9, 1955 Chicago Cardinals L 24–10
26,337
4 October 16, 1955 Cleveland Browns L 24–14
29,168
5 October 23, 1955 at Baltimore Colts W 14–13
51,387
6 October 30, 1955 at New York Giants L 35–7
17,402
7 November 6, 1955 Philadelphia Eagles W 34–21
25,741
8 November 13, 1955 San Francisco 49ers W 7–0
25,112
9 November 20, 1955 at Chicago Cardinals W 31–0
16,901
10 November 27, 1955 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–14
21,760
11 December 4, 1955 New York Giants L 27–20
28,556
12 December 11, 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–17
20,547

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 349 218 W2
Washington Redskins 8 4 0 .667 6–4 246 222 W1
New York Giants 6 5 1 .545 4–5–1 267 223 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 7 1 .364 4–5–1 248 231 L1
Chicago Cardinals 4 7 1 .364 3–6–1 224 252 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 195 285 L7

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

Roster[edit]

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

References[edit]