1942 Washington Redskins season

The 1942 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 11th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 6th in Washington, D.C.. Finishing at 10-1 The team improved on their 6–5 record from 1941. They would end the season by winning the NFL Championship against the Chicago Bears, 14–6.

1942 Washington Redskins season
Head coachRay Flaherty
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record10–1
Division place1st NFL Eastern
Playoff finishWon NFL Championship (Bears) 14–6

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 20, 1942 Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–14
25,000
2 September 27, 1942 New York Giants L 7–14
34,700
3 October 4, 1942 at Philadelphia Eagles W 14–10
15,500
4 October 11, 1942 Cleveland Rams W 33–14
33,250
5 October 18, 1942 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 21–10
25,635
6 October 25, 1942 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 14–0
37,764
7 November 1, 1942 Philadelphia Eagles W 30–27
32,658
8 November 8, 1942 Chicago Cardinals W 28–0
35,425
9 November 15, 1942 at New York Giants W 14–7
30,879
10 November 22, 1942 Brooklyn Dodgers W 23–3
34,450
11 November 29, 1942 at Detroit Lions W 15–3
6,044

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 10 1 0 .909 7–1 227 102 W9
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 0 .636 5–3 167 119 L1
New York Giants 5 5 1 .500 4–4 155 139 W2
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 8 0 .273 2–6 100 168 L6
Philadelphia Eagles 2 9 0 .182 2–6 134 239 L1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Postseason

NFL Championship Game

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Championship December 13, 1942 Chicago Bears W 14–6
36,006

All-Star Game

Week Date Opponent Result
All-Star Game December 27, 1942 All-Stars L 17–14
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