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. The Redskins played their home games at RFK Stadium. They finished the year 11-3-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC East, 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.


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


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

1972 Washington Redskins Coaching Staff

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