1947 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
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
1947 Washington Redskins Results

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sammy Baugh35421059.329388.3257.1154.27492.0
Jim Youel622133.93986.434.834.85553.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Castiglia1044264.133 5
Sal Rosato742974.020 0
Eddie Saenz511432.818 0
Bob Nussbaumer431363.247 0
Dick Poillon281043.721 2
Jack Jenkins16543.40
Sammy Baugh25471.919 2
Dick Todd10454.512 0
Jim Youel10444.419 1
Tom Farmer15291.91
Hugh Taylor177.00
Tommy Mont177.00
Ralph Ruthstrom252.50
George Wilde4-1-0.20
Totals38413433.547 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Nussbaumer4759712.755 4
Eddie Saenz3459817.674 4
Hugh Taylor2651119.762 6
Dick Poillon2025012.530 4
Paul McKee1624215.129 2
Joe Duckworth1425017.955 3
Jim Castiglia11888.025 0
Joe Tereshinski10767.620 1
Tom Farmer813717.131 0
Sal Rosato710715.326 1
Doug Turley69515.824 1
John Lookabaugh67813.031 1
George Wilde6457.518 1
Jack Jenkins59619.237 0
Vince Pacewic5428.415 0
Dick Todd48421.038 0
Jim Peebles4266.511 0
Tommy Mont2147.00
Totals231333614.474 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Dick Poillon413790.26466.749
Jack Sommers10.00
Jim Peebles10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Sammy Baugh35152843.767
Dick Poillon1553335.549
Jim Youel23517.535

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Saenz2430812.830 0
Dick Todd44812.019 0
Tommy Mont33712.319 0
Dick Poillon33712.324 0
Bob Nussbaumer2157.513 0
Totals3644512.430 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Saenz2979727.594 2
Dick Todd918921.048 0
Bob Nussbaumer815419.225 0
Tom Farmer411829.536 0
Sal Rosato23618.020 0
Harvey Jones13030.030 0
Ernie Williamson12828.028 0
Don Avery22412.017 0
Dick Poillon4235.812 0
George Wilde11919.019 0
Jim Peebles11313.013 0
Jim Castiglia11010.010 0
Doug Turley11010.010 0
Ralph Ruthstrom155.00
John Steber100.00
Totals66145622.194 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Farmer6274.522 0
Dick Todd45914.850 0
Al DeMao23517.521 0
Dick Poillon22814.016 0
Ki Aldrich294.50
Tommy Mont177.00
Jack Jenkins177.00
Bob Nussbaumer100.00
John Sanchez100.00
Fred Boensch100.00
Totals211728.250 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dick Poillon24000437085
Hugh Taylor0600036
Eddie Saenz040200036
Jim Castiglia50000030
Bob Nussbaumer0400000024
Joe Duckworth300018
Sammy Baugh200012
Paul McKee200012
Jim Youel10006
George Wilde0100006
John Lookabaugh10006
Tom Farmer10000006
Joe Tereshinski10006
Sal Rosato0100006
Doug Turley100006


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