1957 Washington Redskins season

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1957 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Kuharich
Owner George Preston Marshall
Home field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 5–6–1
Division place 4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1956 1958 >

The 1957 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6–6 record from 1956.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1957 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1957 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 28–7
27,452
2 October 6, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W 37–14
18,278
3 October 13, 1957 New York Giants L 24–20
39,086
4 October 20, 1957 Chicago Cardinals L 44–14
23,159
5 October 27, 1957 at New York Giants W 31–14
40,416
6 November 3, 1957 at Cleveland Browns L 21–17
52,936
7 November 10, 1957 Baltimore Colts L 21–17
33,149
8 November 17, 1957 Cleveland Browns T 30–30
27,722
9 November 24, 1957 at Philadelphia Eagles L 21–12
20,730
10 December 1, 1957 at Chicago Bears W 14–3
39,148
11 December 8, 1957 Philadelphia Eagles W 42–7
21,304
12 December 15, 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers W 10–3
22,577

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 8–1–1 269 172 W1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 6–4 254 211 L3
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 161 178 W1
Washington Redskins 5 6 1 .455 4–5–1 251 230 W3
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 4–6 173 230 L2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 2–8 200 299 L1

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

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