1947 Washington Redskins season

The 1947 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 16th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 10th in Washington, D.C.. The team failed to improve on their 5–5–1 record from 1946 and finished 4-8.

1947 Washington Redskins season
Head coachTurk Edwards
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record4–8
Division place4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 28, 1947 at Philadelphia Eagles L 45–42
35,406
2 October 2, 1947 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–26
36,585
3 October 12, 1947 New York Giants W 28–20
36,533
4 October 19, 1947 at Green Bay Packers L 27–10
28,572
5 October 26, 1947 Chicago Bears L 56–20
36,591
6 November 2, 1947 Philadelphia Eagles L 38–14
36,591
7 November 9, 1947 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–14
36,257
8 November 16, 1947 at Detroit Lions L 38–21
17,003
9 November 23, 1947 Chicago Cardinals W 45–21
35,362
10 November 30, 1947 at Boston Yanks L 27–24
24,800
11 December 7, 1947 at New York Giants L 35–10
25,594
12 December 14, 1947 Boston Yanks W 40–13
33,226

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 8 4 0 .667 6–2 308 242 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 8 4 0 .667 6–2 240 259 W1
Boston Yanks 4 7 1 .364 3–4–1 168 256 L2
Washington Redskins 4 8 0 .333 3–5 295 367 W1
New York Giants 2 8 2 .200 1–6–1 190 309 L1

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

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