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1940 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Ray Flaherty
Home Field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 9-2
Place 1st NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship (Bears) 73-0
Timeline
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1939 1941

The 1940 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 8-2-1 record from 1939. They would end the season by losing the NFL Championship to the Chicago Bears, 73-0.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers W 24-17
32,763
2 September 22, 1940 New York Giants W 21-7
34,712
3 October 6, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 40-10
25,213
4 October 13, 1940 Chicago Cardinals W 28-21
33,691
5 October 20, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 34-17
26,083
6 October 27, 1940 at Detroit Lions W 20-14
28,090
7 November 3, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 37-10
31,204
8 November 10, 1940 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 16-14
33,846
9 November 17, 1940 Chicago Bears W 7-3
35,231
10 November 24, 1940 at New York Giants L 21-7
46,439
11 December 1, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 13-6
25,838

PostseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
NFL Championship December 8, 1940 Chicago Bears L 73-0
36,034

1940 NFL ChampionshipEdit

at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 21 7 26 19 73
Redskins 0 0 0 0 0




StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 9 2 0 .818 245 142 W-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 8 3 0 .727 186 120 W-4
New York Giants 6 4 1 .600 131 133 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 7 2 .222 60 178 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 10 0 .091 111 211 L-1

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