1946 Washington Redskins season
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
Head coachTurk Edwards
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record5–5–1
Division place3rd (tied) NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1946 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 15th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 9th in Washington, D.C. The team failed to improve on their 8–2 record from 1945 and finished 5–5–1.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 Bye
2 September 29 Pittsburgh Steelers T 14–14 0–0–1 Griffith Stadium
33,620
Recap
3 October 6 Detroit Lions W 17–16 1–0–1 Griffith Stadium 33,569 Recap
4 October 13 New York Giants W 24–14 2–0–1 Griffith Stadium
33,651
Recap
5 October 20 at Boston Yanks W 14–6 3–0–1 Fenway Park 24,357 Recap
6 October 27 Philadelphia Eagles L 24–28 3–1–1 Griffith Stadium
33,691
Recap
7 November 3 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–14 3–2–1 Forbes Field
39,060
Recap
8 November 10 Boston Yanks W 17–14 4–2–1 Griffith Stadium
33,691
Recap
9 November 17 at Chicago Bears L 20–24 4–3–1 Wrigley Field
43,315
Recap
10 November 24 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–10 5–3–1 Shibe Park 36,366 Recap
11 December 1 Green Bay Packers L 7–20 5–4–1 Griffith Stadium 33,691 Recap
12 December 8 at New York Giants L 0–31 5–5–1 Polo Grounds 60,337 Recap
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL Eastern Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
New York Giants 7 3 1 .700 5–2–1 236 162 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 5 0 .545 5–3 231 220 W2
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 136 117 L2
Washington Redskins 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 171 191 L2
Boston Yanks 2 8 1 .200 0–7–1 189 273 L1

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