1981 Washington Redskins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Joe Gibbs (8-8)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1981 Washington Redskins Roster
1981 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Redskins racked up 347 points, but the defensive squad gave up 349. Joe Theismann directed the offense, slinging for 3,568 yards. Joe Washington grabbed 70 passes, while Art Monk accumulated 894 receiving yards.

Joe Washington carried the ball for a team-best 916 yards for Washington, and John Riggins also contributed to the rushing attack.

Mark Murphy picked off 7 opponent throws.

Joe Gibbs coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Joe Theismann49629359.135687.2193.8204.0792825977.3
Tom Flick271348.11435.300.027.43321833.4
Joe Washington2150.03216.000.000.0320095.8
Totals52530758.537437.1193.6224.279 30277


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Washington2109164.432 4
John Riggins1957143.724 13
Wilbur Jackson461834.014 0
Joe Theismann361774.924 2
Nick Giaquinto17734.30
Terry Metcalf18603.312 0
Rickey Claitt3196.311 0
Otis Wonsley3113.70
Rick Walker155.00
Clarence Harmon144.00
Mike Connell100.00
Art Monk1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals53221574.132 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Washington705588.032 3
Art Monk5689416.079 6
Terry Metcalf4859512.452 0
Don Warren2933511.632 1
Ricky Thompson2842315.157 4
Virgil Seay2647218.260 3
Rick Walker1111210.224 1
Clarence Harmon11988.923 0
Wilbur Jackson7517.316 0
John Riggins6599.822 0
Rich Caster57715.426 0
Nick Giaquinto55511.025 1
Greg McCrary3134.312 0
Otis Wonsley155.00
Jeff Bostic1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals307374312.279 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mark Moseley423890.5301963.395


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Connell73292340.057

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Nelms4549210.975 2
Terry Metcalf4153.813 0
Totals4950710.375 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Nelms37109929.784 0
Terry Metcalf1428320.236 0
Otis Wonsley612420.727 0
Alvin Garrett24020.021 0
Virgil Seay23618.019 0
Wilbur Jackson23417.017 0
Darryl Grant12020.020 0
Pete Cronan11818.018 0
Rickey Claitt11414.014 0
Tony Peters155.00
Totals67167325.084 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Murphy7689.729 0
Joe Lavender45213.030 0
Monte Coleman35217.352 1
Tony Peters300.00
Mel Kaufman22512.525 0
Neal Olkewicz22211.012 1
Dave Butz12626.026 0
Mike Nelms133.00
Lemar Parrish111.00
Totals2424910.452 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
Mark Moseley1938095
John Riggins13000078
Joe Washington4300042
Art Monk0600036
Ricky Thompson400024
Virgil Seay3000018
Mike Nelms20000012
Joe Theismann200012
Monte Coleman10006
Neal Olkewicz10006
Don Warren10006
Nick Giaquinto010006
Rick Walker010006


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