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1959 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Mike Nixon
Home Field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 3-9
Place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1958 1960

The 1959 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 4-7-1 record from 1958.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 at Chicago Cardinals L 49-21
21,892
2 October 4, 1959 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23-17
26,570
3 October 11, 1959 Chicago Cardinals W 23-14
25,937
4 October 18, 1959 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27-6
28,218
5 October 25, 1959 at Cleveland Browns L 34-7
42,732
6 November 1, 1959 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30-23
39,854
7 November 8, 1959 Baltimore Colts W 27-24
32,773
8 November 15, 1959 Cleveland Browns L 31-17
32,266
9 November 22, 1959 at Green Bay Packers L 21-0
31,853
10 November 29, 1959 at New York Giants L 45-14
60,982
11 December 6, 1959 Philadelphia Eagles L 34-14
24,325
12 December 13, 1959 New York Giants L 24-10
26,198

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 10 2 0 .833 284 170 W-4
Philadelphia Eagles 7 5 0 .583 268 278 L-1
Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 .583 270 214 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 257 216 W-1
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 185 350 L-5
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 234 324 L-6

RosterEdit

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