1973 Washington Redskins season

The 1973 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 42nd season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 37th in Washington, D.C..The team failed to improve on their 11–3 record from 1972, and finished 10-4

1973 Washington Redskins season
Head coachGeorge Allen
Home fieldRFK Stadium
Results
Record10–4
Division place2nd NFC East
Playoff finishLost Divisional Playoffs (Vikings) 27–20

Roster

1973 Washington Redskins roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

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Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1973 San Diego Chargers W 38–0
53,589
2 September 23, 1973 at St. Louis Cardinals L 34–27
50,316
3 September 30, 1973 at Philadelphia Eagles W 28–7
64,147
4 October 8, 1973 Dallas Cowboys W 14–7
54,314
5 October 14, 1973 at New York Giants W 21–3
70,168
6 October 21, 1973 St. Louis Cardinals W 31–13
54,381
7 October 28, 1973 at New Orleans Saints L 19–3
66,315
8 November 5, 1973 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–16
49,220
9 November 11, 1973 San Francisco 49ers W 33–9
54,381
10 November 18, 1973 Baltimore Colts W 22–14
52,675
11 November 22, 1973 at Detroit Lions W 20–0
46,807
12 December 2, 1973 New York Giants W 27–24
53,590
13 December 9, 1973 at Dallas Cowboys L 27–7
62,195
14 December 16, 1973 Philadelphia Eagles W 38–20
49,484

Season summary

Week 1

1 234Total
Chargers 0 000 0
• Redskins 21 0710 38

Week 2

1 234Total
Redskins 0 7317 27
• Cardinals 7 01017 34

Week 3

1 234Total
• Redskins 7 0714 28
Eagles 0 700 7

Week 4

1 234Total
Cowboys 0 700 7
• Redskins 0 0014 14
  • Date: October 8
  • Location: RFK Stadium
  • Television network: ABC

Week 5

1 234Total
• Redskins 7 077 21
Giants 3 000 3

Week 6

1 234Total
Cardinals 0 670 13
• Redskins 7 14010 31
  • Date: October 21
  • Location: RFK Stadium

Week 7

1 234Total
Redskins 0 003 3
• Saints 10 603 19

Week 8

1 234Total
Redskins 3 337 16
• Steelers 7 707 21

Week 9

1 234Total
49ers 0 900 9
• Redskins 7 31310 33
  • Date: November 11
  • Location: RFK Stadium

Week 10

1 234Total
Colts 0 077 14
• Redskins 7 636 22
  • Date: November 18
  • Location: RFK Stadium

Week 11

1 234Total
• Redskins 10 370 20
Lions 0 000 0

Week 12

1 234Total
Giants 7 1403 24
• Redskins 3 10014 27
  • Date: December 2
  • Location: RFK Stadium

Week 13

1 234Total
Redskins 0 007 7
• Cowboys 0 31410 27

Week 14

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 22, 1973 at Minnesota Vikings L 27–20
45,475

Divisional

1 234Total
Redskins 0 7310 20
• Vikings 0 3717 27

Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–3 382 203 W3
Washington Redskins 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–3 325 198 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 5 8 1 .393 3–4–1 3–7–1 310 393 L1
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .321 3–5 4–7 286 365 L1
New York Giants 2 11 1 .179 1–6–1 1–9–1 226 362 L4
Game information
Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP PHI WSH
1 Eagles 44-yard field goal by Dempsey 3 0
1 Eagles Young 34-yard touchdown reception from Gabriel, Dempsey kick good 10 0
2 Redskins Brown 14-yard touchdown reception from Kilmer, Knight kick good 10 7
2 Redskins 15-yard field goal by Knight 10 10
2 Redskins Jefferson 32-yard touchdown reception from Kilmer, Knight kick good 10 17
2 Redskins Brown 27-yard touchdown reception from Kilmer, Knight kick good 10 24
2 Eagles 15-yard field goal by Dempsey 13 24
3 Redskins Brown 64-yard touchdown reception from Kilmer, Knight kick good 13 31
3 Eagles Sullivan 1-yard touchdown run, Dempsey kick good 20 31
4 Redskins Brown 8-yard touchdown run, Knight kick good 20 38
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 20 38
Franchise
Stadiums
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (14)
Conference championships (5)
League championships (5)
Hall of Fame players
All-time leaders
Current league affiliations
Seasons (88)

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