1956 Washington Redskins Statistics

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 Roster
1956 Washington Redskins Results

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. Joe Kuharich coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Al Dorow1125549.17306.587.187.15164.2
Eddie LeBaron984748.05545.733.11010.23336.2
Tommy Runnels3133.33411.300.000.03477.1
Fred Wyant2150.0178.500.000.01779.2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Elter1455443.848 2
Tommy Runnels963343.517 0
Dick James582804.841 1
Billy Wells691852.717 1
Dale Atkeson631632.612 1
Sam Baker251174.732 0
Al Dorow301053.530 0
Jerry Planutis263.00
Eddie LeBaron1160.50
Joe Scudero231.50
Totals50117433.548 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Carson3950412.926 3
Steve Meilinger2439516.551 5
Leo Elter11999.017 0
Dick James712718.134 2
Billy Wells68614.334 0
Tommy Runnels6569.322 1
Dale Atkeson6284.726 0
Sam Baker4358.817 0
Jerry Planutis155.00
Totals104133512.851 11


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Sam Baker191684.2251768.067


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Sam Baker59251042.556
Eddie LeBaron416140.247

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Runnels89111.459 0
Dick James68414.024 0
Joe Scudero10505.012 0
Billy Wells23618.022 0
Dale Atkeson11212.012 0
Sam Baker100.00
Gary Lowe100.00
Totals292739.459 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Runnels1737522.137 0
Dick James918120.127 0
Joe Scudero915717.433 0
Leo Elter48721.829 0
Dale Atkeson12525.025 0
Tony Sardisco11515.015 0
Billy Wells11212.012 0
J.D. Kimmel11212.012 0
Ralph Thomas100.00
Totals4486419.637 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Norb Hecker8263.214 0
Roy Barni24723.533 0
Joe Scudero22613.024 0
Gary Lowe13030.030 0
Art DeCarlo11111.011 0
Gene Brito166.00
Chet Ostrowski122.00
Bill Fulcher100.00
LaVern Torgeson100.00
Totals181488.233 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
Sam Baker0001716067
Steve Meilinger500030
Dick James120000018
John Carson300018
Billy Wells1000100012
Leo Elter20000012
John Paluck10006
Dale Atkeson10000006
Tommy Runnels01000006
Norb Hecker010006
Johnny Miller00012

NFL Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Thu, Dec 12 NYJ at BAL 8:20 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 PHI at WAS 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 MIA at NYG 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 DEN at KC 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 SEA at CAR 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 HOU at TEN 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 NE at CIN 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 TB at DET 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 BUF at PIT 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 CHI at GB 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 JAC at OAK 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 CLE at ARI 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 ATL at SF 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 LAR at DAL 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Dec 15 MIN at LAC 8:20 p.m.
Mon, Dec 16 IND at NO 8:15 p.m.
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