1953 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-5-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Curly Lambeau (6-5-1)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1953 Washington Redskins Roster
1953 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's East Division.

The Redskins netted 208 points, and the defense yielded 215. Charlie Justice carried the ball for a team-best 616 yards for Washington.

Eddie LeBaron passed for 874 yards, and Jack Scarbath spent time under center, too. Hugh Taylor grabbed 35 passes for 703 yards.

Don Doll seized 10 opponent throws.

Curly Lambeau coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Eddie LeBaron1496241.68745.932.01711.46628.3
Jack Scarbath1294534.98626.797.0129.37143.5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Justice1156165.443 2
Leon Heath762663.543 4
Julie Rykovich732513.419 0
Paul Barry562183.922 0
Jack Scarbath22984.540 0
Eddie LeBaron21954.527 2
Sam Baker17724.232 1
Johnny Papit11585.315 0
Chuck Drazenovich11272.51
Bill Dudley5153.00
Jack Cloud372.30
Harry Dowda133.00
Hall Haynes200.00
Totals41317264.243 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hugh Taylor3570320.171 8
Charlie Justice2243419.754 2
Paul Dekker1418213.034 1
Fran Polsfoot1116414.966 0
Paul Barry8708.818 0
Julie Rykovich77310.439 1
Leon Heath5459.017 0
Gene Brito23517.524 0
Sam Baker22110.511 0
Johnny Papit199.00
Totals107173616.271 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bill Dudley2525100.0221150.058


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Eddie LeBaron51200439.360
Sam Baker1761436.151

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Williams181729.662 0
Hall Haynes59218.443 0
Bill Dudley8344.216 0
Charlie Justice461.50
Don Doll122.00
Totals363068.562 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Williams922424.933 0
Sam Baker918620.740 0
Hall Haynes712317.624 0
Paul Barry611218.736 0
Jack Cloud46817.022 0
Julie Rykovich23919.526 0
Charlie Justice12020.020 0
Don Boll11111.011 0
Paul Lipscomb188.00
Gene Brito166.00
Totals4179719.440 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Doll1010210.228 0
Johnny Williams6264.30
Harry Dowda56713.423 1
Dick Alban4133.211 0
Jack Cloud23919.528 1
Totals272479.128 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bill Dudley001125058
Hugh Taylor800048
Charlie Justice220000024
Leon Heath4000024
Eddie LeBaron200012
Paul Dekker10006
Julie Rykovich0100006
Laurie Niemi10006
Sam Baker1000006
Harry Dowda010006
Chuck Drazenovich10006
Jack Cloud0010006


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