1975 Washington Redskins season

The 1975 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 44th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 39th in Washington, D.C.. The team failed to improve on their 10–4 record from 1974 and finished 8-6.

1975 Washington Redskins season
Head coachGeorge Allen
Home fieldRFK Stadium
Results
Record8–6
Division place3rd NFC East
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Roster

1975 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 21, 1975 New Orleans Saints W 41–3
54,414
2 September 28, 1975 New York Giants W 49–13
54,953
3 October 5, 1975 at Philadelphia Eagles L 26–10
64,397
4 October 13, 1975 St. Louis Cardinals W 27–17
54,693
5 October 19, 1975 at Houston Oilers L 13–10
49,566
6 October 26, 1975 at Cleveland Browns W 23–7
56,702
7 November 2, 1975 Dallas Cowboys W 30–24
55,004
8 November 9, 1975 at New York Giants W 21–13
57,242
9 November 16, 1975 at St. Louis Cardinals L 20–17
49,919
10 November 23, 1975 Oakland Raiders L 26–23
53,582
11 November 30, 1975 Minnesota Vikings W 31–30
54,498
12 December 7, 1975 at Atlanta Falcons W 30–27
52,809
13 December 13, 1975 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–10
61,091
14 December 21, 1975 Philadelphia Eagles L 26–3
49,385

Season summary

Week 2

1 234Total
Giants 7 060 13
• Redskins 0 28021 49
  • Date: September 28
  • Location: RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 65°F; wind 11

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Week 6

1 234Total
Redskins 0 6314 23
Browns 0 070 7

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Week 7

1 234OTTotal
Cowboys 0 17070 24
Redskins 3 7776 30
  • Date: November 2
  • Location: RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 55°F, wind 6 mph

Week 8

1 234Total
• Redskins 7 0014 21
Giants 0 1030 13

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Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
St. Louis Cardinals(3) 11 3 0 .786 6–2 9–2 356 276 W3
Dallas Cowboys(4) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–3 350 268 W2
Washington Redskins 8 6 0 .571 4–4 7–4 325 276 L2
New York Giants 5 9 0 .357 1–7 3–8 216 306 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 10 0 .286 3–5 4–7 225 302 W1

Postseason

The Redskins did not qualify for the postseason in 1975.

Awards and records

Milestones

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-Dec-10.
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  3. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-Dec-10.
Scoring summary
1NYGRon Johnson 1 yard run (George Hunt kick)NYG 7–0
2WSHLarry Brown 4 yard run (Mark Moseley kick)Tie 7–7
2WSHRoy Jefferson 31 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 14–7
2WSHRon McDole recovered fumble in end zone (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 21–7
2WSHLarry Jones 52 yard punt return (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 28–7
3NYGJim Obradovich 2 yard pass from Craig Morton (kick failed)WSH 28–13
4WSHRoy Jefferson 9 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 35–13
4WSHCharley Taylor 13 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 42–13
4WSHAlvin Reed 4 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 49–13
Scoring summary
2WSHMike Thomas 3 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (kick failed)Redskins 6–0
3WSHMark Moseley 37 yard field goalRedskins 9–0
3CLEOscar Roan 15 yard pass from Brian Sipe (Don Cockroft kick)Redskins 9–7
4WSHLarry Brown 11 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)Redskins 16–7
4WSHMike Thomas 1 yard run (Mark Moseley kick)Redskins 23–7
Scoring summary
1WSHMark Moseley 43 yard field goalRedskins 3–0
2DALPreston Pearson 12 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)Cowboys 7–3
2DALDrew Pearson 10 yard pass from Roger Staubach (Toni Fritsch kick)Cowboys 14–3
2WSHFrank Grant 46 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)Cowboys 14–10
2DALToni Fritsch 33 yard field goalCowboys 17–10
3WSHCharley Taylor 2 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)Tie 17–17
4DALCliff Harris 27 yard interception return (Toni Fritsch kick)Cowboys 24–17
4WSHJerry Smith 7 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)Tie 24–24
OTWSHBilly Kilmer 1 yard runRedskins 30–24
Scoring summary
1WSHFrank Grant 96 yard pass from Billy Kilmer (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 7–0
2NYGGeorge Hunt 22 yard field goalWSH 7–3
2NYGRon Johnson 36 yard pass from Craig Morton (George Hunt kick)NYG 10–7
3NYGGeorge Hunt 22 yard field goalNYG 13–7
4WSHLarry Brown 1 yard run (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 14–13
4WSHBob Brunet 2 yard run (Mark Moseley kick)WSH 21–13
Franchise
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Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Division championships (14)
Conference championships (5)
League championships (5)
Hall of Fame players
All-time leaders
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Seasons (88)

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