1961 Washington Redskins schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
1-12-1 0-0 3247 2175 1072 40 193 4825 3275 1550 41 261
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The Washington Redskins' thirtieth season was in 1961, playing their home games at D.C. Stadium. During the offseason they hired Bill McPeak to lead the team. McPeak previously was the offensive backfield coach of the Washington Redskins and had five years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 1-12-1, 1-6-0 at home and 0-6-1 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Francisco 49ers 3-35
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7-14
Week 3 New York Giants 21-24
Week 4 @ Cleveland Browns 7-31
Week 5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0-20
Week 6 St. Louis Cardinals 0-24
Week 7 Philadelphia Eagles 24-27
Week 8 @ New York Giants 0-53
Week 9 Cleveland Browns 6-17
Week 10 @ Dallas Cowboys 28-28
Week 11 Baltimore Colts 6-27
Week 12 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24-38
Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers 14-30
Week 14 Dallas Cowboys 34-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Bill McPeak Backfield Coach: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Line Coach: Abe Gibron Defensive Backfield Coach: Torgy Torgeson Assistant Coach: C.A. Temerario