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1968 Washington Redskins season

1968 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Otto Graham
Home field DC Stadium
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 3rd NFL Capitol
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1967 1969 >

The 1968 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 5–6–3 record from 1967.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 at Chicago Bears W 38–28
41,321
2 September 22, 1968 at New Orleans Saints L 37–17
65,941
3 September 29, 1968 at New York Giants L 48–21
62,797
4 October 6, 1968 Philadelphia Eagles W 17–14
50,816
5 October 13, 1968 Pittsburgh Steelers W 16–13
50,659
6 October 20, 1968 at St. Louis Cardinals L 41–14
46,456
7 October 27, 1968 New York Giants L 13–10
50,839
8 November 3, 1968 at Minnesota Vikings L 27–14
47,644
9 November 10, 1968 at Philadelphia Eagles W 16–10
59,133
10 November 17, 1968 Dallas Cowboys L 44–24
50,816
11 November 24, 1968 Green Bay Packers L 27–7
50,621
12 November 28, 1968 at Dallas Cowboys L 29–20
66,076
13 December 8, 1968 Cleveland Browns L 24–21
50,661
14 December 15, 1968 Detroit Lions W 14–3
50,123

Season summary

Week 1

1 2 3 4 Total
• Redskins 14 14 7 3 38
Bears 7 14 0 7 28

[1]

Week 5

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 10 0 3 13
• Redskins 6 3 7 0 16

[2]

Standings

NFL Capitol
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 12 2 0 .857 5–1 9–1 431 186 W5
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 5–1 7–3 294 325 L4
Washington Redskins 5 9 0 .357 2–4 3–7 249 358 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 2 12 0 .143 0–6 1–9 202 351 L1

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

References

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com


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