1989 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Joe Gibbs
Home Field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 10-6
Place 3rd NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1989 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 7-9 record from 1988. Despite a 10-6 record, they finished third in the NFC East and failed to qualify for the playoffs. The Week 11 game with Dallas was that team's only win of the season.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

In a week 14 victory against the San Diego Chargers, Joe Gibbs achieved career victory no. 100

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 11, 1989 New York Giants L 27-24 ABC 9:00et
54,160
2 September 17, 1989 Philadelphia Eagles L 42-37 CBS 1:00et
53,493
3 September 24, 1989 at Dallas Cowboys W 30-7 CBS 1:00et
63,200
4 October 1, 1989 at New Orleans Saints W 16-14 CBS 1:00et
64,358
5 October 8, 1989 Phoenix Cardinals W 30-28 CBS 4:00et
53,335
6 October 15, 1989 at New York Giants L 20-17 CBS 1:00et
76,245
7 October 22, 1989 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 32-28 CBS 1:00et
53,862
8 October 29, 1989 at Los Angeles Raiders L 37-24 CBS 4:00et
52,781
9 November 5, 1989 Dallas Cowboys L 13-3 ESPN 8:00et
53,187
10 November 12, 1989 at Philadelphia Eagles W 10-3 CBS 1:00et
65,443
11 November 20, 1989 Denver Broncos L 14-10 ABC 9:00et
52,975
12 November 26, 1989 Chicago Bears W 38-14 CBS 4:00et
50,044
13 December 3, 1989 at Phoenix Cardinals W 29-10 CBS 4:00et
38,870
14 December 10, 1989 San Diego Chargers W 26-21 NBC 1:00et
47,693
15 December 17, 1989 at Atlanta Falcons W 31-30 CBS 4:00et
37,501
16 December 23, 1989 at Seattle Seahawks W 29-0 CBS 4:00et
60,294

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
New York Giants 12 4 0 .750 348 252
Philadelphia Eagles 11 5 0 .688 342 274
Washington Redskins 10 6 0 .625 386 308
Phoenix Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 258 377
Dallas Cowboys 1 15 0 .063 204 393

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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