1963 Washington Redskins season

The 1963 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 32nd season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 27th in Washington, D.C.. The team tried to improve on their 5–7–2 record from 1962 but failed and finished 3-11.

1963 Washington Redskins season
Head coachBill McPeak
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldDC Stadium
Results
Record3–11
Division place6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1963 at Cleveland Browns L 37–14
57,618
2 September 21, 1963 at Los Angeles Rams W 37–14
29,295
3 September 29, 1963 Dallas Cowboys W 21–17
40,101
4 October 6, 1963 New York Giants L 24–14
49,419
5 October 13, 1963 Philadelphia Eagles L 37–24
49,219
6 October 20, 1963 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 38–27
41,987
7 October 27, 1963 St. Louis Cardinals L 21–7
46,921
8 November 3, 1963 at Dallas Cowboys L 35–20
18,838
9 November 10, 1963 at St. Louis Cardinals L 24–20
18,197
10 November 17, 1963 Pittsburgh Steelers L 34–28
49,219
11 November 24, 1963 at Philadelphia Eagles W 13–10
60,671
12 December 1, 1963 Baltimore Colts L 36–20
44,006
13 December 8, 1963 at New York Giants L 44–14
62,992
14 December 15, 1963 Cleveland Browns L 27–20
40,865

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
New York Giants 11 3 0 .786 9–3 448 280 W3
Cleveland Browns 10 4 0 .714 9–3 343 262 W1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 5 0 .643 8–4 341 283 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 3 .636 7–3–2 321 295 L1
Dallas Cowboys 4 10 0 .286 3–9 305 378 W1
Washington Redskins 3 11 0 .214 2–10 279 398 L3
Philadelphia Eagles 2 10 2 .167 2–8–2 242 381 L2

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

Jim Collier

James Richard Collier (born May 18, 1939) is a former American football tight end who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Arkansas and was drafted in the seventh round of the 1961 NFL Draft. Collier was also selected in the 31st round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Collier scored the only touchdown for the New York Giants in the 1962 championship game when he recovered a blocked Packers' punt on the goal line.

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