1947 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-8
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Turk Edwards (4-8)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1947 Washington Redskins Roster
The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 4 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.
The Redskins chalked up 295 points, but the leaky defense conceded 367, most in the circuit. Sammy Baugh threw for 2,938 yards. Bob Nussbaumer grabbed 47 passes, while Eddie Saenz accumulated 598 receiving yards. Hugh Taylor contributed to the receiving game, too.
Jim Castiglia carried the ball for a team-best 426 yards for Washington.
Tom Farmer picked off 6 opponent throws.
Turk Edwards coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 295
Regular Season Points Against: 367
|September 28, 1947||Washington Redskins 42 at Philadelphia Eagles 45||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|October 5, 1947||Pittsburgh Steelers 26 at Washington Redskins 27||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 12, 1947||New York Giants 20 at Washington Redskins 28||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 19, 1947||Washington Redskins 10 at Green Bay Packers 27||L||2-0-0||0-2-0||2-2-0||Milwaukee|
|October 26, 1947||Chicago Rockets 56 at Washington Redskins 20||L||2-1-0||0-2-0||2-3-0|
|November 2, 1947||Philadelphia Eagles 38 at Washington Redskins 14||L||2-2-0||0-2-0||2-4-0|
|November 9, 1947||Washington Redskins 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||L||2-2-0||0-3-0||2-5-0|
|November 16, 1947||Washington Redskins 21 at Detroit Lions 38||L||2-2-0||0-4-0||2-6-0|
|November 23, 1947||Chicago Cardinals 21 at Washington Redskins 45||W||3-2-0||0-4-0||3-6-0|
|November 30, 1947||Washington Redskins 24 at Boston Yanks 27||L||3-2-0||0-5-0||3-7-0|
|December 7, 1947||Washington Redskins 10 at New York Giants 35||L||3-2-0||0-6-0||3-8-0|
|December 14, 1947||Boston Yanks 13 at Washington Redskins 40||W||4-2-0||0-6-0||4-8-0|