1955 Washington Redskins season
OwnerGeorge Preston Marshall
General managerDick McCann
Head coachJoe Kuharich
Home fieldGriffith Stadium
Results
Record8–4
Division place2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1955 Washington Redskins season was the franchise's 24th season in the National Football League (NFL) and their 19th in Washington, D.C. The team improved on their 3–9 record from 1954 and finished 8-4.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Main article: 1954 NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance Recap
1 September 25 at Cleveland Browns W 27–17 1–0 Cleveland Municipal Stadium 30,041 Recap
2 October 1 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31–30 2–0 Connie Mack Stadium 31,891 Recap
3 October 9 Chicago Cardinals L 10–24 2–1 Griffith Stadium 26,337 Recap
4 October 16 Cleveland Browns L 14–24 2–2 Griffith Stadium 29,168 Recap
5 October 23 at Baltimore Colts W 14–13 3–2 Memorial Stadium 51,387 Recap
6 October 30 at New York Giants L 7–35 3–3 Polo Grounds 17,402 Recap
7 November 6 Philadelphia Eagles W 34–21 4–3 Griffith Stadium 25,741 Recap
8 November 13 San Francisco 49ers W 7–0 5–3 Griffith Stadium 25,112 Recap
9 November 20 at Chicago Cardinals W 31–0 6-3 Comiskey Park 16,901 Recap
10 November 27 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–14 7-3 Forbes Field 21,760 Recap
11 December 4 New York Giants L 20–27 7-4 Griffith Stadium 28,556 Recap
12 December 11 Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–17 8-4 Griffith Stadium 20,547 Recap
Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 349 218 W2
Washington Redskins 8 4 0 .667 6–4 246 222 W1
New York Giants 6 5 1 .545 4–5–1 267 223 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 7 1 .364 4–5–1 248 231 L1
Chicago Cardinals 4 7 1 .364 3–6–1 224 252 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 195 285 L7

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

Roster

Awards, records, and honors

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References