1964 Washington Redskins season

The 1964 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 33rd season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 28th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 3–11 record from 1963 and finished 6-8.

1964 Washington Redskins season
Head coachBill McPeak
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldDC Stadium
Results
Record6–8
Division place4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 Cleveland Browns L 27–13
47,577
2 September 20, 1964 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–18
25,158
3 September 25, 1964 at New York Giants L 13–10
62,996
4 October 4, 1964 St. Louis Cardinals L 23–17
49,219
5 October 11, 1964 Philadelphia Eagles W 35–20
49,219
6 October 18, 1964 at St. Louis Cardinals L 38–24
23,748
7 October 25, 1964 Chicago Bears W 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21–10
60,671
9 November 8, 1964 at Cleveland Browns L 34–24
76,385
10 November 15, 1964 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–0
31,587
11 November 22, 1964 Dallas Cowboys W 28–16
49,219
12 November 29, 1964 New York Giants W 36–21
49,219
13 December 6, 1964 Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–7
49,219
14 December 13, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 45–17
60,213

Season summary

Week 5

1 234Total
Eagles 0 0200 20
Redskins 14 777 35
  • Date: October 11
  • Location: D.C. Stadium • Washington, D.C.
  • Game weather: 46°F, wind 13 mph

[1]

The first meeting between the two teams since they traded quarterbacks in the offseason.

Week 9: at Cleveland Browns

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 .769 9–2–1 415 293 W1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 3 2 .750 8–2–2 357 331 W4
Philadelphia Eagles 6 8 0 .429 6–6 312 313 L1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 5–7 307 305 L2
Dallas Cowboys 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 250 289 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 5–7 253 315 L1
New York Giants 2 10 2 .167 2–8–2 241 399 L4

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

Roster

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
Game information
Scoring summary
1WSHBobby Mitchell 29 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)Redskins 7–0
1WSHJ.W. Lockett 22 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)Redskins 14–0
2WSHBobby Mitchell 9 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)Redskins 21–0
3PHITimmy Brown 27 yard run (Sam Baker kick)Redskins 21–7
3PHITimmy Brown 14 yard pass from Norm Snead (kick failed)Redskins 21–13
3WSHCharley Taylor 66 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)Redskins 28–13
3PHITimmy Brown 5 yard run (Sam Baker kick)Redskins 28–20
4WSHCharley Taylor 24 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)Redskins 35–20
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