1953 Washington Redskins Season
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1953 Washington Redskins Season

1953 Washington Redskins season
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Head coachCurly Lambeau
General managerDick McCann
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record6-5-1
Division place3rd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1953 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 22nd season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 16th in Washington, D.C.. The team improved on their 4-8 record from 1952 and finished 6-5-1.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Game
recap
1 September 27 at Chicago Cardinals W 24-13 1-0 Comiskey Park 16,055 Recap
2 October 2 at Philadelphia Eagles T 21-21 1-0-1 Connie Mack Stadium 19,099 Recap
3 October 11 New York Giants W 13-9 2-0-1 Griffith Stadium 26,241 Recap
4 October 18 Cleveland Browns L 14-30 2-1-1 Griffith Stadium 33,963 Recap
5 October 25 at Baltimore Colts L 17-27 2-2-1 Memorial Stadium 34,031 Recap
6 November 1 at Cleveland Browns L 3-27 2-3-1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 47,845 Recap
7 November 8 Chicago Cardinals W 28-17 3-3-1 Griffith Stadium 19,654 Recap
8 November 15 Chicago Bears L 24-27 3-4-1 Griffith Stadium 21,392 Recap
9 November 22 at New York Giants W 24-21 4-4-1 Polo Grounds 16,887 Recap
10 November 29 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 17-9 5-4-1 Forbes Field 17,026 Recap
11 December 6 Philadelphia Eagles W 10-0 6-4-1 Griffith Stadium 21,579 Recap
12 December 13 Pittsburgh Steelers L 13-14 6-5-1 Griffith Stadium 22,057 Recap

Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 9-1 348 162 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 6-3-1 352 215 W1
Washington Redskins 6 5 1 .545 6-3-1 208 215 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 5-5 211 263 W2
New York Giants 3 9 0 .250 3-7 179 277 L2
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 1 .091 0-10 190 337 W1

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



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