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1961 Washington Redskins (NFL) 7th place Eastern Conference 1-12-1 .077
Head Coach: Bill McPeak
LineAbe Gibron
Offensive BacksTed Marchibroda
Defensive BacksLaVern Torgeson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/11/1961ALos Angeles Rams7-26LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum59361
Sat8/19/1961NChicago Bears13-29LCharleston, WVJohnson Hagood Stadium8000
Sat8/26/1961NBaltimore Colts7-41LNorfolk, VAForeman Field20302
Sat9/2/1961NPhiladelphia Eagles10-17LBristol, TNBristol International Speedway9000
Sat9/9/1961NGreen Bay Packers24-31LColumbus, GAMemorial Stadium18000
Sun9/17/1961ASan Francisco 49ers3-35LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium43142
Sun9/24/1961APhiladelphia Eagles7-14LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field50108
Sun10/1/1961HNew York Giants21-24LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium36767
Sun10/8/1961ACleveland Browns7-31LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium46186
Sun10/15/1961APittsburgh Steelers0-20LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field15072
Sun10/22/1961HSt. Louis Cardinals0-24LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium28037
Sun10/29/1961HPhiladelphia Eagles24-27LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium31066
Sun11/5/1961ANew York Giants0-53LNew York, NYYankee Stadium56077
Sun11/12/1961HCleveland Browns6-17LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium28975
Sun11/19/1961ADallas Cowboys28-28TDallas, TXCotton Bowl17500
Sun11/26/1961HBaltimore Colts6-27LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium41062
Sun12/3/1961ASt. Louis Cardinals24-38LSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium16204
Sun12/10/1961HPittsburgh Steelers14-30LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium21134
Sun12/17/1961HDallas Cowboys34-24WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium21451
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 AndersonFL-TE6'321125Tennessee14
89John AveniK-SE6'321226Indiana14
56Ed BeattyC6'322929Mississippi5
31Don BosselerFB6'121225Miami (Florida)12
63Rod BreedloveRLB6'222523Maryland11
85Gene CroninLDE6'222928Sacramento CC; Pacific14
22Jim CrottyRCB5'1019223Notre Dame5
30Jim CunninghamFB5'1122122Pittsburgh14
67Bernie DarreLOG-ROG6'223022Tulane12
87Fred DuganSE6'319727Alabama; Dayton13
46Dale HackbartRS-LS6'321023Wisconsin1211
50Fred HagemanMLB6'424324Arkansas; Kansas1313
82Pat HeenanOE6'119423Notre Dame1
40Sam HornerHB-P6'019723Virginia Military Institute1411
15George IzoQB6'321824Notre Dame5
47Dick JamesHB-FL5'917927Oregon14
80Steve JunkerTE6'321726Xavier (Ohio)11
43Jim KerrRCB-RS6'019522Penn State1312
25Joe KrakoskiLS6'219624Illinois118
88Dick LasseLLB6'222226Syracuse14
78Don LawrenceRDT6'124524Notre Dame11
70Ray LemekROT6'023827Notre Dame14
81Lew LuceFL6'118723Penn State2
73Riley MattsonLOT6'425223Oregon1414
61Fran O'BrienLOG6'125325Michigan State1414
84Tom OsborneFL-SE6'319024Hastings14
86John PaluckLDE6'224126Pittsburgh13
65Vin PromutoROG6'124423Holy Cross1414
72Joe RutgensRDT6'225822Illinois1413
21Doyle SchickS6'120522Kansas5
51Jim SchraderC6'224429Notre Dame14
48Ben ScottiLCB6'118524Maryland14
16Norm SneadQB6'421522Wake Forest1414
26Mike SommerHB5'1119027George Washington2
41Jim SteffenRCB6'019625Santa Ana JC; UCLA6
71Andy StynchulaRDE6'325222Penn State1414
79Bob ToneffLDT6'226031Notre Dame1414
66Bob WhitlowLOG6'123625Compton CC; Arizona8
83Roy WilkinsLLB-RLB6'322428Georgia146
32Jim WulffRS-LS5'1018425Michigan State8
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Norm Snead12QBWake Forestfrom DAL
Joe Rutgens13TIllinois
Jim Cunningham339BPittsburghfrom NYG
Joe Krakoski672BIllinoisfrom NYG
John O'Day673TMiami (Florida)
Jim Kerr787BPenn State
Charlie Barnes8101ELouisiana-Monroe
Joel Arrington9115BDuke
Riley Mattson11143TOregon
Bob Coolbaugh12157ERichmond
Doug Elmore13171BMississippiFuture
Doyle Schick14185BKansas
Bob Johnson15199EMichigan
Ron Petty16213TLouisville
Joe Bellino17227BNavy
George Tolford18241TOhio State
Tony Romeo19255EFlorida State
Mike Ingram20269GOhio StateFuture
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals52484034
Opponents Totals9178103120
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals193551241470651
Opponents Totals261941541363603
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
John Aveni1212391.352817.9042
Dick James50000030
Fred Dugan40000024
Don Bosseler30000018
Norm Snead30000018
Jim Cunningham20000012
Dale Hackbart20000012
Tom Osborne20000012
Sam Horner1000006
Team Totals23212391.352817.90174
Opponents Totals50495098.0132454.22392
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
John Aveni52817.90/1/2/1/1/
Team Totals52817.90/1/2/1/1/
Opponents Totals132454.22/3/6/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James713745.339t3
Sam Horner962752.9320
Don Bosseler772202.9162
Jim Cunningham691602.3191
Norm Snead34471.493
Bill Anderson351.7130
Lew Luce310.330
George Izo3-1-0.340
Mike Sommer5-9-1.80
Team Totals36110723.039t9
Opponents Totals41215503.810
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Norm Snead37517245.918123376.213.680t112.9225.9368196951.6
George Izo401640.0182145.413.43312.5615.02019426.5
Dick James4125.03153.815.01500.000.0001542.7
John Aveni100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals42018945.020325666.113.680t122.9286.7391217546.8
Opponents Totals40923858.214534938.514.7379.0266.4218327589.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Fred Dugan5381715.480t4
Bill Anderson4063715.9420
Tom Osborne2229713.560t2
Dick James2029814.9442
Don Bosseler16945.9181
Jim Cunningham12907.5171
Sam Horner1011311.3201
Steve Junker913014.4380
John Aveni68414.04t1
Jim Wulff166.060
Team Totals189256613.680t12
Opponents Totals238349314.737
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Kerr79313.3380
Dale Hackbart612821.348t2
Joe Krakoski4133.3110
Jim Wulff3113.770
Rod Breedlove23115.5270
Dick James12828.0280
Jim Steffen11111.0110
Ben Scotti11010.0100
John Paluck100.000
Team Totals2632512.548t2
Opponents Totals2847717.02
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sam Horner63240938.2620
Dick James621035.0510
Jim Cunningham14646.0460
Team Totals70266538.162028034.1
Opponents Totals58256544.2197
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James12907.5180
Jim Steffen8587.30
Jim Kerr5234.6140
Mike Sommer22613.0190
Lew Luce100.000
Team Totals281977.0190
Opponents Totals302809.31
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Dick James2161729.4480
Jim Kerr1438527.5420
Jim Steffen1025625.60
Mike Sommer49824.5420
Jim Cunningham48020.0240
Lew Luce47719.3220
Sam Horner47518.8230
Andy Stynchula27336.5400
Steve Junker100.000
Team Totals64166126.0480
Opponents Totals2966623.00
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bill Anderson110100
John Aveni201100
Don Bosseler210100
Rod Breedlove0001100
Gene Cronin0001100
Jim Crotty0001100
Jim Cunningham100000
Fred Dugan110100
Fred Hageman0001100
Sam Horner200000
Jim Kerr101100
Lew Luce100000
Riley Mattson0001100
Fran O'Brien0010100
John Paluck0002250
Joe Rutgens0001100
Norm Snead610100
Andy Stynchula111200
Bob Toneff0003300
Roy Wilkins0001100
Team Totals18126152150
Opponents Totals33151812300
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