1949 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-7-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: John Whelchel (3-3-1)
Coach: Herman Ball (1-4)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1949 Washington Redskins Roster
1949 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1949 season with a record of 4 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.

The Redskins netted 268 points, but the leaky defense gave up 339. Sammy Baugh passed for 1,903 yards. Hugh Taylor grabbed 45 passes for 781 yards.

Rob Goode carried the ball for a team-best 261 yards for Washington, while Pete Stout and Harry Dowda additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Dan Sandifer picked off 5 opponent throws.

John Whelchel and Herman Ball coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sammy Baugh25514556.919037.5187.1145.57681.2
Harry Gilmer1324937.18696.643.01511.46131.0
Tommy Mont7342.9446.300.000.03164.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rob Goode612614.354 2
Pete Stout622454.074 4
Harry Dowda652393.721 2
Eddie Saenz531703.214 0
Harry Gilmer311675.425 0
Ed Quirk401393.513 1
Leon Cochran341354.016 1
Tommy Mont14755.427 0
Sammy Baugh13675.217 2
Dan Sandifer20643.221 0
John Hollar5142.81
Dick Poillon750.70
Howie Livingston111.01
Jim Peebles1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals40715793.974 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hugh Taylor4578117.476 9
Hal Crisler2638814.947 4
Eddie Saenz2325110.931 0
Dan Sandifer1929315.435 3
Rob Goode1627917.454 0
Harry Dowda1118717.067 1
Clyde Goodnight1115013.630 0
Tommy Mont810513.130 2
Pete Stout810212.839 2
Leon Cochran78211.722 0
Harry Gilmer5377.413 0
Ed Quirk5336.615 0
John Hollar4389.515 1
Joe Tereshinski4369.012 0
Howie Livingston34113.729 0
Dick Poillon188.00
Ed Berrang155.00
Totals197281614.376 22


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Dick Poillon373491.97457.146


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dick Poillon67269740.359
Sammy Baugh15353.053

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dan Sandifer1819911.141 0
Eddie Saenz1717810.532 0
Totals3537710.841 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dan Sandifer2451821.670 0
Eddie Saenz2446519.434 0
Rob Goode35016.723 0
Frank Seno23919.523 0
Tommy Mont12222.022 0
Ed Quirk11919.019 0
Totals55111320.270 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dan Sandifer58216.459 0
Howie Livingston45313.221 0
Harry Dowda33612.036 0
Rob Goode22512.525 0
Herb Siegert2168.00
Pete Stout188.00
Al DeMao133.00
Totals1822312.459 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
Hugh Taylor900054
Dick Poillon00434046
Pete Stout42000036
Hal Crisler400024
Harry Dowda21000018
Dan Sandifer0300000018
John Hollar1100012
Sammy Baugh200012
Rob Goode200000012
Tommy Mont02000012
Howie Livingston1000006
Herb Shoener10006
Leon Cochran100006
Ed Quirk1000006


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