1972 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: George Allen (11-3)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1972 Washington Redskins Roster
1972 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Redskins racked up 336 points, and the stingy defense conceded 218. Larry Brown carried the ball for a team-best 1,216 yards for Washington.

Billy Kilmer threw for 1,648 yards. Charley Taylor grabbed 49 passes for 673 yards. Roy Jefferson contributed to the receiving game, too.

Pat Fischer and Chris Hanburger each picked off 4 opponent throws.

George Allen coached the team. The 1972 Washington Redskins lost in the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Billy Kilmer22512053.316487.3198.4114.98996784.8
Sonny Jurgensen593966.163310.723.446.83622184.9
Totals28415956.022818.0217.4155.389 1188


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Brown28512164.338 8
Charlie Harraway1485673.824 6
Herb Mul-Key331554.735 1
Bob Brunet30822.718 2
Charley Taylor33913.017 0
George Nock6223.70
Jerry Smith199.00
Billy Kilmer3-3-1.00
Sonny Jurgensen4-5-1.20
Totals51320824.138 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charley Taylor4967313.770 7
Roy Jefferson3555015.745 3
Larry Brown3247314.889 4
Jerry Smith2135316.834 7
Charlie Harraway151057.024 0
Herb Mul-Key46616.528 0
Mack Alston25326.536 0
Bob Brunet188.00
Totals159228114.389 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Curt Knight414097.6301446.782


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Bragg59227338.562

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ted Vactor17885.228 0
Speedy Duncan11706.418 0
Alvin Haymond610.20
Totals341594.728 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Speedy Duncan1536424.341 0
Alvin Haymond1029129.141 0
Herb Mul-Key820926.144 0
Bob Brunet819023.845 0
Mike Bass22211.021 0
Ted Vactor12121.021 0
Harold McLinton11515.015 0
Mike Fanucci11515.015 0
Rusty Tillman263.00
Totals48113323.645 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Hanburger49824.541 1
Pat Fischer46115.235 0
Mike Bass35317.729 0
Harold McLinton22211.019 0
Ted Vactor12828.028 0
Rosey Taylor11717.017 0
Speedy Duncan188.00
Brig Owens100.00
Totals1728716.941 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Curt Knight1440082
Larry Brown8400072
Charley Taylor0700042
Jerry Smith0700042
Charlie Harraway6000036
Roy Jefferson300018
Bob Brunet20000012
Bill Malinchak100018
Herb Mul-Key1000006
Verlon Biggs10006
Chris Hanburger10006
Mike Bass0010006


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