1991 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
14-2-0 3-0 6835 4382 2453 25 365 5073 3569 1504 55 299
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The Washington Redskins' sixtieth season was in 1991, and it was the eleventh season Joe Gibbs served as the head coach of the team. The Redskins played their home games at RFK Stadium. They finished the year 14-2-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Buffalo Bills 37-24, the team's fifth championship win. At the end of the season, Mark Rypien was awarded with the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Detroit Lions 45-0
Week 2 @ Dallas Cowboys 33-31
Week 3 Phoenix Cardinals 34-0
Week 4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 34-27
Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles 23-0
Week 6 @ Chicago Bears 20-7
Week 7 Cleveland Browns 42-17
Week 9 @ New York Giants 17-13
Week 10 Houston Oilers 16-13
Week 11 Atlanta Falcons 56-17
Week 12 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 41-14
Week 13 Dallas Cowboys 21-24
Week 14 @ Los Angeles Rams 27-6
Week 15 @ Phoenix Cardinals 20-14
Week 16 New York Giants 34-17
Week 17 @ Philadelphia Eagles 22-24


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Atlanta Falcons 24-7
Conference Championship Detroit Lions 41-10
Super Bowl vs. Buffalo Bills 37-24

1991 Washington Redskins Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Richie Petitbon Offensive Coordinator: Jack Burns Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Quarterbacks Coach: Rod Dowhower Wide Receivers Coach: Jack Burns, Charley Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Jim Hanifan, Warren "Rennie" Simmons Running Backs Coach: Don Breaux Defensive Line Coach: Torgy Torgeson Secondary Coach: Emmitt Thomas Special Teams Coach: Wayne Sevier Strength Coach: Dan Riley Assistant Strength Coach: Steve Wetzel Conditioning Assistant Coach: Jason Arapoff General Manager: Charley Casserly Research and Development: Charley Taylor