1939 Washington Redskins Season
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1939 Washington Redskins Season

1939 Washington Redskins season
Head coachRay Flaherty
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Local radioWRC
Results
Record8-2-1
Division place2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1939 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 8th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 3rd in Washington, D.C.. It began with the team improved on their 6-3-2 record from 1938, finishing at 8-2-1, but missed the playoff for the second year in a row.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1939 at Philadelphia Eagles W 7-0
33,528
2 October 1, 1939 New York Giants T 0-0
34,712
3 October 8, 1939 Brooklyn Dodgers W 41-13
27,092
4 October 15, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 44-14
25,982
5 October 22, 1939 at Pittsburgh Pirates W 21-14
8,602
6 October 29, 1939 at Green Bay Packers L 24-14
24,308
7 November 5, 1939 Philadelphia Eagles W 7-6
20,444
8 November 12, 1939 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 42-0
28,581
9 November 19, 1939 Chicago Cardinals W 28-7
26,667
10 November 26, 1939 Detroit Lions W 31-7
36,183
11 December 3, 1939 at New York Giants L 9-7
62,404

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 1 1 .900 7-0-1 168 85 W4
Washington Redskins 8 2 1 .800 6-1-1 242 94 L1
Brooklyn Dodgers 4 6 1 .400 3-4-1 108 219 L3
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 9 1 .100 1-7 114 216 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 9 1 .100 1-6-1 105 200 L2

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



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