| ||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 promoted 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.
1959 Washington Redskins Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Mike Nixon Line Coach: Ernie Hefferle Offensive Backfield Coach: Bill McPeak Defensive Backfield Coach: Torgy Torgeson