1956 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Joe Kuharich (6-6)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1956 Washington Redskins Roster
The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division.
Washington scored 183 points, while the defense yielded 225. Leo Elter carried the ball for a team-best 544 yards for the Redskins.
Al Dorow tossed for 730 yards, and Eddie LeBaron took a significant amount of snaps, too. John Carson paced all receivers, grabbing 39 passes for 504 yards. Steve Meilinger provided receiving help also.
Norb Hecker picked off 8 opponent throws.
Joe Kuharich coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 183
Regular Season Points Against: 225
|September 30, 1956||Washington Redskins 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 30||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|October 6, 1956||Washington Redskins 9 at Philadelphia Eagles 13||L||0-0-0||0-2-0||0-2-0|
|October 14, 1956||Chicago Cardinals 31 at Washington Redskins 3||L||0-1-0||0-2-0||0-3-0|
|October 21, 1956||Cleveland Browns 9 at Washington Redskins 20||W||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 28, 1956||Washington Redskins 17 at Chicago Cardinals 14||W||1-1-0||1-2-0||2-3-0|
|November 11, 1956||Detroit Lions 17 at Washington Redskins 18||W||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|November 18, 1956||New York Giants 7 at Washington Redskins 33||W||3-1-0||1-2-0||4-3-0|
|November 25, 1956||Washington Redskins 20 at Cleveland Browns 17||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|December 2, 1956||Washington Redskins 14 at New York Giants 28||L||3-1-0||2-3-0||5-4-0|
|December 9, 1956||Philadelphia Eagles 17 at Washington Redskins 19||W||4-1-0||2-3-0||6-4-0|
|December 16, 1956||Pittsburgh Steelers 23 at Washington Redskins 0||L||4-2-0||2-3-0||6-5-0|
|December 23, 1956||Washington Redskins 17 at Baltimore Colts 19||L||4-2-0||2-4-0||6-6-0|