1956 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
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 Statistics
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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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