1972 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
11-3-0 2-1 5051 2568 2483 31 280 4228 2137 2091 36 253
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The Washington Redskins' forty-first season was in 1972, and it was the second season George Allen served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-3-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Miami Dolphins 14-7. At the end of the season, Larry Brown was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Minnesota Vikings 24-21
Week 2 St. Louis Cardinals 24-10
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 23-24
Week 4 Philadelphia Eagles 14-0
Week 5 @ St. Louis Cardinals 33-3
Week 6 Dallas Cowboys 24-20
Week 7 @ New York Giants 23-16
Week 8 @ New York Jets 35-17
Week 9 New York Giants 27-13
Week 10 Atlanta Falcons 24-13
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 21-16
Week 12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23-7
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 24-34
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 17-24

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Green Bay Packers 16-3
Conference Championship Dallas Cowboys 26-3
Super Bowl vs. Miami Dolphins 7-14

Coaches

Head Coach: George Allen Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Torgy Torgeson Offensive Line Coach: Mike McCormack Defensive Backs Coach: Charley Winner Secondary Coach: Ralph Hawkins Assistant Coach: Mike McCormack Director of Player Personnel: C.A. Temerario Executive Assistant to the General Manager: C.A. Temerario