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1959 Washington Redskins (NFL) 5th place Eastern Conference 3-9-0 .250
Head Coach: Mike Nixon
LineErnie Hefferle
BackfieldBill McPeak
EndsJoe Tereshinski
DefenseLaVern Torgeson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/16/1959ASan Francisco 49ers24-27LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium21101
Fri8/21/1959ALos Angeles Rams23-21WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum85888
Fri8/28/1959ABaltimore Colts10-23LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium22409
Sat9/5/1959NChicago Bears14-52LJacksonville, FLGator Bowl28245
Sat9/12/1959NGreen Bay Packers13-20LWinston-Salem, NCBowman Gray Stadium15000
Sat9/19/1959ADetroit Lions14-52LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium28245
Sun9/27/1959AChicago Cardinals21-49LChicago, ILSoldier Field21892
Sun10/4/1959APittsburgh Steelers23-17WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field26570
Sun10/11/1959HChicago Cardinals23-14WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium25937
Sun10/18/1959HPittsburgh Steelers6-27LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium28218
Sun10/25/1959ACleveland Browns7-34LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium42732
Sun11/1/1959APhiladelphia Eagles23-30LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field39854
Sun11/8/1959HBaltimore Colts27-24WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium32773
Sun11/15/1959HCleveland Browns17-31LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium32266
Sun11/22/1959AGreen Bay Packers0-21LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium31853
Sun11/29/1959ANew York Giants14-45LNew York, NYYankee Stadium60982
Sun12/6/1959HPhiladelphia Eagles14-34LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium24235
Sun12/13/1959HNew York Giants10-24LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium26198
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
42Bill AndersonLOE6'321123Tennessee1111
49Sam BakerP-K6'221730Oregon State120
62Don BollLOG-LOT6'227032Nebraska129
31Don BosselerFB6'121223Miami (Florida)128
85Tom BraatzRLB6'121626Marquette1210
82Johnny CarsonROE6'220229Georgia52
72Hanson ChurchwellRDT-LOG6'125323Mississippi102
40Gene CichowskiLS6'019525Indiana11
10Eagle DayQB-S6'018327Mississippi41
36Chuck DrazenovichMG/MLB6'122532Penn State123
45Ralph FeltonLLB5'1021027Maryland1212
21Gary GlickRDH6'219529Colorado State1110
89Art GobRDE-LDE-DT6'422822Pittsburgh125
3Ralph GuglielmiQB6'119526Notre Dame103
43Dick HaleyRS-RDH-LOH5'1019322Pittsburgh1211
41Bob HudsonRLB6'422529Clemson31
47Dick JamesROH-S5'917925Oregon1211
63Emil KarasRDE-RLB-MG6'323026Dayton114
56Frank KuchtaMG6'222523Notre Dame128
78Don LawrenceLOG-LDT6'124522Notre Dame127
14Eddie LeBaronQB5'816629Pacific119
70Ray LemekROT6'023825Notre Dame1212
82Ken MacAfeeLOE-ROE6'221230Alabama71
25Richie McCabeRS6'118526Pittsburgh104
83Ed MeadowsRDE6'222127Duke53
73Johnny MillerLOT-LDT6'525325Boston College128
20Doyle NixLS6'119126Southern Methodist88
0Johnny OlszewskiFB-ROH5'1120029California105
88Chet OstrowskiRDT-RDE6'123229Notre Dame93
86John PaluckLDE6'224124Pittsburgh1212
24Jim PodoleyROH-LOE6'220026Central Michigan115
71Will RenfroRDT-LOT-LOG6'523327Memphis1211
51Jim SchraderC6'224427Notre Dame1212
48Ben ScottiLDH6'118522Maryland117
21Mike SommerOHB5'1119025George Washington10
67Red StephensROG6'023029San Francisco1212
26Bill StitsRDH6'019428UCLA55
30Ed SuttonLOH6'120524North Carolina1212
79Bob ToneffLDT-RDT6'226029Notre Dame1211
81Joe WaltonROE5'1120224Pittsburgh98
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Don Allard14QBBoston College
Emil Karas328TDayton
Jim Wood440EOklahoma State
Bob Wetoska549TNotre Damefrom GB
Jim McFalls665TVirginia Military Institute
Don Lawrence776TNotre Dame
Mitch Ogiego779QBIowafrom PIT
Jim Kenney781EBoston Universityfrom CHIC
Gene O'Pella889EVillanova
Dick Haley9100BPittsburgh
Ron Toth10113BNotre Dame
Jerry Marciniak11124GMichigan
Roger Wypyszynski12137TSt. Norbert
Billy Shoemake13148ELouisiana College
Kurt Schwarz14161GMaryland
Fred Hood15172ENortheastern State
Bob Splain16185TCentral Connecticut State
Jim Healy17196GHoly Cross
Joe Kapp18209QBCalifornia
Bobby Lauder19220BAuburn
Billy Brewer20233BMississippi
Mel Reight21244BWest Virginia
Art Gob22257EPittsburgh
C.J. Alexander23268BSoutheastern Louisiana
George Darrah24281BFranklin & Marshall
Bob Sargent25292TColby
Gene Grabosky26305TSyracuse
Norm Odyniec27316BNotre Dame
Billy Austin28329BRutgers
Don Lockwood29340GTulane
Jim Colclough30353BBoston College
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals30326261
Opponents Totals851036597
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals19394801951453
Opponents Totals2521091251859570
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Sam Baker0212295.5102245.5051
Bill Anderson60000036
Dick James40000024
Don Bosseler30000018
Joe Walton30000018
Jim Podoley20000012
Dick Haley1000006
Ken MacAfee1000006
Johnny Olszewski1000006
Ed Sutton1000006
Art Gob0000012
Team Totals22212295.5102245.51185
Opponents Totals46444695.7101952.60350
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Sam Baker102245.51/2/3/4/0/
Team Totals102245.51/2/3/4/0/
Opponents Totals101952.62/4/3/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Bosseler1196445.441t3
Johnny Olszewski654326.6651
Dick James1003843.8393
Ed Sutton612323.8301
Ralph Guglielmi26973.7190
Jim Podoley18834.6250
Dick Haley14513.6151
Eagle Day3279.0180
Eddie LeBaron1370.5150
Mike Sommer144.040
Sam Baker231.550
Team Totals42219644.7659
Opponents Totals40422145.519
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Eddie LeBaron1737744.58510776.214.04984.6116.413694154.0
Ralph Guglielmi893640.4426176.917.17044.51112.413048740.1
Eagle Day13646.26796.113.22000.017.7295033.8
Ed Sutton7228.65517.325.529114.300.0005197.0
Don Bosseler100.0100.000.000.06-639.6
Jim Podoley100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals28412142.614018246.415.170134.6238.1301152345.9
Opponents Totals31918558.012126068.214.1268.2134.1176243094.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Anderson3573421.070t6
Joe Walton2131715.1413
Jim Podoley1828215.7482
Dick James1319214.841t1
Don Bosseler11474.3100
Johnny Olszewski7628.9150
Johnny Carson67412.3170
Ed Sutton46315.8260
Ken MacAfee4399.8191
Dick Haley2147.080
Team Totals121182415.170t13
Opponents Totals185260614.126
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James34715.7250
Gary Glick23517.5350
Ralph Felton263.060
Doyle Nix11919.0190
Tom Braatz11717.0170
Dick Haley11515.0150
Richie McCabe188.080
Chuck Drazenovich100.000
Emil Karas100.000
Team Totals1314711.3350
Opponents Totals2333914.70
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sam Baker49222945.566073
Team Totals49222945.56607344.0
Opponents Totals42171540.8119
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James21954.5260
Dick Haley7152.170
Gary Glick199.090
Johnny Olszewski100.000
Team Totals301194.0260
Opponents Totals38731.90
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James2350321.9380
Dick Haley1734620.4310
Jim Podoley512625.2280
Mike Sommer11919.0190
Ken MacAfee11212.0120
Art Gob100.000
Will Renfro100.000
Ben Scotti100.000
Team Totals50100620.1380
Opponents Totals2862522.30
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bill Anderson200000
Don Boll0010100
Don Bosseler100000
Tom Braatz0001100
Hanson Churchwell0001100
Chuck Drazenovich0001130
Ralph Guglielmi200000
Dick Haley201100
Dick James710100
Emil Karas0001100
Eddie LeBaron500000
Richie McCabe0001100
Ed Meadows0002200
Johnny Olszewski310100
Jim Podoley110100
Jim Schrader0010100
Ben Scotti111200
Ed Sutton0020200
Bob Toneff0005500
Joe Walton100000
Team Totals25178142230
Opponents Totals27141317301
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