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1937 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Ray Flaherty
Home Field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 8–3
Place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship (Bears) 28–21
Timeline
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1936 1938

The Boston Redskins moved to Washington D.C. in 1937 to become the Washington Redskins. They began with the team trying to improve on their 7–5 record from 1936. They would end the season by winning the 1937 NFL Championship game against the Chicago Bears, 28–21.

Pre-SeasonEdit

On Monday, September 6, 1937, the Redskins played their first Washington-area game following their move from Boston. Washington beat an American Legion All-Star team by a score of 50-0 in front of 1,000 at McCurdy Field in Frederick, Maryland.[1]

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 16, 1937 New York Giants W 13–3 Griffith Stadium 1–0
25,000
2 September 24, 1937 Chicago Cardinals L 21–14 Griffith Stadium 1–1
22,367
3 October 3, 1937 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 11–7 Griffith Stadium 2–1
16,000
4 October 10, 1937 Philadelphia Eagles L 14–0 Griffith Stadium 2–2
7,320
5 October 17, 1937 Pittsburgh Pirates W 34–20 Griffith Stadium 3–2
12,835
6 October 24, 1937 at Philadelphia Eagles W 10–7 Philadelphia Municipal Stadium 4–2
13,167
7 October 31, 1937 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 21–0 Ebbets Field 5–2
22,500
8 November 14, 1937 at Pittsburgh Pirates L 21–13 Forbes Field 5–3
12,242
9 November 21, 1937 at Cleveland Rams W 16–7 Cleveland Stadium 6–3
3,500
10 November 28, 1937 Green Bay Packers W 14–6 Griffith Stadium 7–3
30,000
11 December 5, 1937 at New York Giants W 49–14 Polo Grounds 8–3
N/A

PlayoffsEdit

NFL Championship at Chicago Bears W 28–21 Wrigley Field 9–3
15,878

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 8 3 0 .727 195 120 W-3
New York Giants 6 3 2 .667 128 109 L-1
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 7 0 .364 122 145 L-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 7 1 .300 82 174 T-1
Philadelphia Eagles 2 8 1 .200 86 177 L-1

PostseasonEdit

NFL Championship GameEdit

Team PhotoEdit

File:WA Redskins 1938 small.jpg

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1937 Washington Redskins (NFL). The Pro Football Archives. Retrieved on 2010-12-22.

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