1959 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
3-9-0 0-0 3487 1523 1964 40 193 4644 2430 2214 27 252
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The Washington Redskins' twenty-eighth season was in 1959, playing their home games at Griffith Stadium. During the offseason they hired Mike Nixon to lead the team. Nixon previously was the assistant coach of the Washington Redskins and had thirteen years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 3-9-0, 2-4-0 at home and 1-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Chicago Cardinals 21-49
Week 2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 23-17
Week 3 Chicago Cardinals 23-14
Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 6-27
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 7-34
Week 6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23-30
Week 7 Baltimore Colts 27-24
Week 8 Cleveland Browns 17-31
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 0-21
Week 10 @ New York Giants 14-45
Week 11 Philadelphia Eagles 14-34
Week 12 New York Giants 10-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Nixon Line Coach: Ernie Hefferle Offensive Backfield Coach: Bill McPeak Defensive Backfield Coach: Torgy Torgeson