The 70 Greatest Redskins

The “10 For 80”
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For our 70th Anniversary, these were the players voted as the 70 Greatest Redskins of all time. With your help we’ll be inducting 10 more players to this prestigious group. Click on the cards to reminisce, relive and revel in these great Redskins’ careers.


1930 40
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Ray Flaherty

Head Coach | 1936–42
College: Washington State, Gonzaga

Nicknamed “Red,” Flaherty led the Redskins to the 1937 and 1942 NFL championships. He coached his team into the NFL title game in his rookie season. In his career, he compiled an 80-37-5 coaching record—capturing four Eastern division titles with the Redskins. He is known for introducing the team to the two-platoon system with one rushing and one passing unit.

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Cliff Battles

B | 1932-37
College: West Virginia Wesleyan

A Phi Beta Kappa running back from West Virginia Wesleyan College, he joined the Boston Braves in 1932, a year before they became the Redskins. He led the league in rushing his rookie year and, in 1933, became the first NFL player to rush for 200 yards in a game.

YearGRARecRPRYTDYds
193281484-576460
19331213611-7373185
193412965-480795
19357673-230122
193611176-66146103
193710216-9874681
Career608392315351127546
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Wayne Millner

E | 1936-45
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: 8th round of the 1936 NFL Draft (Redskins)

A two-way player who starred on four divisional title teams, Millner holds the distinction of being the first Redskins player to record a 100-yard receiving game. He served as player/coach during his final season in 1945 and, upon his retirement, he was the team’s all-time leading receiver with 124 catches.

YearGLNGRPTDY/RYds
193612-18-11.7211
193711-14215.4216
193811-18112.9232
193911-19415.5294
194010-22310.6233
194111820-13.1262
194510-13210130
Career7681241289.21578
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Sammy Baugh

QB | 1937-52
College: TCU
Drafted: 1st round of the 1937 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Nicknamed “Slinging Sammy,” Baugh ranks third all-time in Redskins passing yards with 21,886, is first in TD passes with 187, and first in single season quarterback rating at 109.7. He was the league’s passing, punting, interception leader in 1943 and won two world championships with the Redskins. He is a charter member of the NFL Hall of Fame.

YearGAttCMPINTTDYrds
193711171811481127
1938912863115583
19399965396518
19401117711110121367
19411119310619101236
19421122513211161524
19431023913319231524
194481468284849
194581821284111669
194611161871781163
19471235421015252938
19481231518523222599
19491225514514181903
1950111669011101130
195112154671771104
19527332012152
Career1652995169320318721386
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Turk Edwards

T | 1932-40
College: Washington St.

Turk was an All-American tackle at Washington State and, at 6-2 and 260 pounds, was considered a “giant of his era.” Upon graduation, he received three offers from NFL teams. He chose the highest offer––the Boston Braves for $150. He was named to the All-NFL team in four of his first six seasons and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1969.

YearGGS
19371111
193898
1939117
194021
Career3327
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Andy Farkas

FB | 1938-44
College: Detroit Mercy
Drafted: 1st round of the 1938 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Farkas, nicknamed “Anvil Andy” because he played without a helmet, was a two-way player who made his mark as a fullback but lined up at defensive back as well. He led the Redskins in rushing and scoring in 1938–39 and 1942–43, and was a key contributor to the Redskins’ 1942 NFL Championship.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
19389537531564.2
193911-13954753.9
19401-13---
194111108522422.6
1942102212546833.7
1943103611032753
194410202185-4
Career6214156819662121.4
1940 50
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Al DeMao

C | 1945–53
College: Duquesne
Drafted: 11th round of the 1942 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Al played nine seasons with the Redskins and was an important member of the 1945 NFL East Championship squad. He was a fan favorite and, in 1952, the Redskins celebrated “Al DeMao Day” against the Steelers, where he was presented with a brand new Pontiac automobile during an emotional halftime ceremony.

YearGGS
19455-
1946111
1947125
194898
19491210
195012-
195112-
195212-
195312-
Career9724
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Hugh Taylor

E | 1947–54
College: LA-Monroe, Tulane, Oklahoma City

Known as "Bones," Taylor played his whole career with Washington. He was best known as one of Sammy Baugh’s favorite receivers with the Redskins—leading the team in receptions every year between 1949 and 1954. He scored 12 touchdowns in 1952 and appeared in the 1953 and 1955 All-Star games.

YearGFRINTsSKTDTKL
194710-----
194812-----
1953121----
Career3410
1950 60
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Charlie Justice

RB | 1950, 1952–54
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 16th round of the 1950 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Nicknamed “Choo-Choo,” Justice was the Heisman Trophy runner-up twice while playing at the University of North Carolina. He utilized a shifty, zigzag running style and was the Redskins third leading rusher at the time he retired.

YearGAttLNGTDY/AYrds
195085971-4.8285
1952113626-3.6129
1953121154325.4616
195412565014.5254
Career43266190318.31284
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Chuck Drazenovich

LB | 1950–59
College: Penn St.
Drafted: 9th round of the 1949 NFL Draft (Lions)

Chuck played 10 seasons for the Redskins and made the Pro Bowl every season from 1955 through 1958. He was the Redskins MVP in 1957 and recorded 15 career interceptions and recovered 7 fumbles during his tenure with the team.

YearGFRINTsSKTD
195012-2-1
19519-2-3
19521213-3
19538---1
195412-1--
19551212--
1956121---
19571212--
19581242--
19591211--
Career1139158
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Bill Dudley

RB | 1950-51, 1953
College: Virginia
Drafted: 1st round of the 1942 NFL Draft (Steelers)

Known as “Bullet Bill,” Dudley was the league’s Most Valuable Player while playing for the Steelers in 1946. He won the “triple crown” that season, leading the NFL in rushing yards, punt returns and interceptions. While growing up, the Redskins were the first team he ever saw, and to play for them was a “dream come true.”

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
195012276633915.1
195112409139824.4
1953127515-3
Career3674162752312.5
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Gene Brito

DE | 1951-53, 1955-58
College: Loyola Marymount
Drafted: 17th round of the 1951 NFL Draft (Redskins)

The favorite player of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon because of his high level of play, Brito served in WWII before entering the NFL draft at age 25. He was selected to five Pro Bowls, 4 of which were consecutive between 1955 and 1958.

YearGFRINTsTD
195112---
195212--2
1953123--
1955126--
19561211-
195712---
195812---
Career841012
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Eddie LeBaron

QB | 1952-53, 1955-59
College: Pacific
Drafted: 10th round of the 1950 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Known as the “Lil’ General,” the 5' 9" LeBaron served as a platoon leader in Korea and was awarded the Purple Heart prior to joining the Redskins. During his playing days, LeBaron was a Pro Bowl selection in 1956, 1957, 1959 and 1963. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980

YearGAttCMPINTTDYrds
1952121949615141420
19531214962173874
195512178791591270
1956109847103554
1957121679910111508
1958121457910111365
195912173771181077
Career82110453988598068
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Dick Stanfel

G | 1956–58
College: San Francisco
Drafted: 2nd round of the 1951 NFL Draft (Lions)

Dick Stanfel was named to the Pro Bowl in each of his three seasons in Washington. Known as a powerful run blocker, he was a member of the All-NFL squad during those years. He is most proud of reaching the NFL level and being named captain of the Redskins.

YearGGS
195611-
195712-
195811-
Career340
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Dick James

RB | 1955-63
College: Oregon
Drafted: 8th round of the 1956 NFL Draft (Redskins)

At 5' 9", James was one of the smallest players in the NFL. He was a skilled runner and playmaker and set the Redskins team mark for TDs in a game with four during a 34–24 win against Dallas in 1961. He scored 34 TDs during his 10-year NFL career.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
195610415828014.8
1957118719-2.7
19581214248813.7
1959123910038433.8
196012277319942.7
196114397137435.3
1962147913-1.4
1963141510538443.7
Career9919044717411628.1
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Don Bosseler

FB | 1957-1964
College: Miami (FLA)
Drafted: 1st round of the 1957 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Bosseler, nicknamed “Bull,” earned a starting job in 1957 as a rookie and finished third in the NFL in rushing. During his eight seasons with the Redskins, he led the team in rushing twice, was a Pro Bowl selection in 1959, and finished his career as the team’s all-time leading rusher.

YearGRARecRPRYTDYds
195712167-196737152
19581010914-4754101
195912119-11644347
196011109-13428286
19611277-16220394
19621493-323362258
19631479-252902289
19641122-646-56
Career96775141223112231083
1960 70
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Vince Promuto

G | 1960-70
College: Holy Cross
Drafted: 4th round of the 1960 NFL Draft (Redskins)

A tough, standout offensive lineman who was a part of some of the team's most explosive offenses, Vince Promuto played 130 games in his career—all with Washington. He was selected to play in the 1963 and ’64 Pro Bowls. Promuto is one of the 44 members of the Redskins’ Ring of Fame at FedExField.

YearGGS
19601212
19611414
19621414
19631414
196413-
196514-
196614-
196714-
19684-
196914-
197032
Career13056
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Bobby Mitchell

FL | 1962-68
College: Illinois
Drafted: 7th round of the 1958 NFL Draft (Browns)

Mitchell came to Washington in 1962 as part of a trade with the Cleveland Browns. He was a dangerous offensive weapon and led the NFL in receiving yards in 1962 and 1963. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, he retired with 14,078 total yards, standing third in NFL history.

YearGLNGRPTDY/RYds
1962145721119.21384
1963142169720.81436
19641419601015.1904
196514-60614.5867
1966144858915.6905
1967141660614.4866
1968141314-9.3130
Career9812239349108.96492
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Len Hauss

C | 1964-77
College: Georgia
Drafted: 9th round of the 1964 NFL Draft (Redskins)

A stalwart along the offensive line for over a decade, Hauss started 192 consecutive games for the Redskins between 1964 and 1977. He was named to the Pro Bowl each year between 1967 and 1972 and helped lead the team to Super Bowl VII.

YearGGS
196414-
19651414
19661414
19671414
196814-
196914-
19701414
19711414
19721414
19731414
19741414
19751414
19761414
19771414
Career196154
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Charley Taylor

WR | 1964–77
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 1st round of the 1964 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Charley Taylor played his entire professional career with the Redskins. He helped lead the 1972 team to the Super Bowl and holds the team record for most career touchdowns with 90. Second on the Redskins’ all-time receptions list, Taylor finished his career with 9,110 receiving yards and 79 touchdown catches.

YearGLRecRPTDY/RYds
19641480-53515.4814
1965136940-314.4577
1966148672-1215.51119
1967128670-914.1990
1968144748-513.5650
1969148871-812.4883
1970104142-814.1593
197167124-415.4370
1972147049-713.7673
1973145359-713.6801
1974145154-513.7738
1975146453-614744
1977121914--11.3158
Career165885965379181.19110
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Sam Huff

LB | 1964-67, 1969
College: West Virginia
Drafted: 3rd round of the 1956 NFL Draft (Giants)

Huff, who was one of the league’s most feared tacklers, played with the motto, “Never forgive and never forget,” foremost in his mind. He counted the Redskins' demolishing of his former team, the New York Giants (72 to 41) in 1966, as one of his greatest playing moments. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
196414-4---
19651412---
19661441---
19671012---
196914-3---
Career666120
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Sonny Jurgensen

QB | 1964-1974
College: Duke
Drafted: 4th round of the 1957 NFL Draft (Eagles)

Acquired in a 1964 trade that sent QB Norm Snead to the Eagles, Jurgensen would go on to win three NFL passing titles and help lead the Redskins to the 1972 championship game. He was elected to the Pro Bowl four times, and usually ate a bologna sandwich before each game as a pre-game ritual. Jurgensen was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

YearGAttCMPTDYrds
196414385207242934
196513356190152637
196614436254283209
196714508288313747
196812292167171980
196914442274223102
197014337202232354
197152816-170
1972759392633
197314145876904
197414167107111185
Career1353155183117922855
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Paul Krause

DB | 1964-67
College: Iowa
Drafted: 2nd round of the 1964 NFL Draft (Redskins), 12th round of the 1964 AFL Draft (Broncos)

Krause set the tone for his career by intercepting two passes in his first career game. He would go on to rack up 28 interceptions in four seasons with the Redskins and would end his 16-year NFL career as the league’s all-time interception leader with 81. Krause was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
19641447-212-1-
196514-56---
196613--2-10-
196713-18---
Career148782811
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Jerry Smith

TE | 1965–77
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 9th round of the 1965 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Smith was a key member of the Redskins’ Super Bowl team in 1972. A sure-handed receiver who played for Otto Graham, Vince Lombardi, and George Allen, Smith is fourth all-time on the Redskins’ list for career receptions with 421 and sixth all-time in Redskins receiving yards with 5,496.

YearGLRecRPTDY/RYds
19651454-19213.5257
1966143554-612.7686
1967144367-1212.7849
1968135645-613.9626
1969142854-912.6682
1970144143-913.4575
197183116-114.2227
1972143421-716.8353
1973132519--11.3215
1974143044-312.6554
1975142731-312.6391
197613207-210.775
1977961--66
Career1685640219601635496
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Chris Hanburger

LB | 1965-78
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 18th round of the 1965 NFL Draft (Redskins)

An ultra-dependable defensive performer, Hanburger’s 14 seasons with the Redskins ties him for third all-time. He recorded 19 interceptions, returned 3 fumbles for TDs, and was a nine-time Pro Bowl selection, the most in team history.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
19651411---
19661311---
196713-----
19681412---
1969143--1-
19701421---
19711421-1-
19721424---
19731411---
19741424-1-
19751423---
197614-1---
19775-----
197816-----
Career18717193
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Brig Owens

DB | 1966-77
College: Cincinnati
Drafted: 7th round of the 1965 NFL Draft (Cowboys)

Owens played a significant role in leading the 1972 squad to the Super Bowl. He holds the record for most interception return yards in Redskins history (686) and is second all-time for the Redskins in career interceptions (36). On being traded in 1966 from the Dallas Cowboys to the Redskins, Owens said, “It was the best thing that ever happened to me—it allowed for a new beginning.”

YearGFRINTSKTD
19661447-1
19671411--
19681428--
196914-3--
197014-4--
197114-2--
19721411--
19731425-1
197414-4--
197514-1--
197614----
19774----
Career15810362
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Mike Bragg

P | 1968-79
College: Richmond
Drafted: 5th round of the 1968 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Bragg grew up in Virginia as a huge Redskins fan and left his stamp on the team as a player. He holds team records for most punts in a career with 896 and most punts in a season with 103. An extremely accurate punter, he landed a team record 29 punts inside the 20-yard line during the 1976 season.

YearGBLKLPPYYPP
19681426476328843.3
19691426370295742.2
19701416661249340.9
19711415958234840.5
197214-6259227338.5
197314-6164258140.3
19741415774282338.1
197514-6372292440.6
197614-5690350338.9
197714-5691350238.5
197816156103405639.4
197916-7478299838.4
Career17287489635746479.6
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Pat Fischer

CB | 1968-77
College: Nebraska
Drafted: 17th round of the 1961 NFL Draft (Cardinals)

Fischer signed with Washington as a free agent in 1968, made the Pro Bowl in 1969, and helped lead the Redskins to Super Bowl VII in 1972. He ranks seventh all-time in Redskins career interceptions with 27, and fourth all-time with 412 career interception return yards.

YearGFRINTsSKTDTKL
19681422---
19691412---
19701412---
19711413-1-
19721414---
19731413---
197414-3---
197514-3---
19761415---
19773-----
Career1298271
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Mike Bass

CB | 1969-75
College: Michigan
Drafted: 12th round of the 1967 NFL Draft (Packers)

Mike intercepted 30 passes over his career with the Redskins, which is fourth all-time in team history. His fumble return for a TD was Washington’s only score in Super Bowl VII and set the mark for longest fumble return for a touchdown in Super Bowl history at 49 yards. His pregame ritual included participating in a stare-down session with Pat Fischer.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
196914-3---
19701414---
197114-8-1-
197214-3---
197314-5-1-
197414-3-1-
197514-4---
Career981303
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Harold McLinton

LB | 1969-78
College: Southern
Drafted: 6th round of the 1969 NFL Draft (Redskins)

McLinton spent his entire 10-year career with the Redskins, playing in 127 games. A solid, dependable player who was both good in coverage and a sure tackler, he was a key contributor on the 1972 NFC championship team. He finished his career with 4 interceptions and one touchdown.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
19697------
197014-1----
197114------
197219-12---
19738------
197413-11---
197514------
197614--1---
197714-2----
197816-1----
Career133640
1970 80
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George Allen

Head Coach | 1971–77
College: Marquette, Alma, Central Michigan

George Allen compiled a 116-47-5 regular season record as the head coach for over 12 seasons with the Redskins. He joined Washington in 1971 to lead a team that had registered one winning season in 15 years. Allen coached the Redskins to the 1972 Super Bowl.

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Larry Brown

RB | 1969-76
College: Kansas St.
Drafted: 8th round of the 1969 NFL Draft (Redskins)

An extremely tough and determined runner, Brown appeared in four consecutive Pro Bowls between 1969 and 1972. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 1972–73 season and shares the Redskins’ all-time record single game record with four TDs in a game. He is the team’s second leading rusher of all-time, with 5,875 yards.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
1969145720288844.4
19701375237112554.7
1971133425394843.7
19721238285121684.3
1973142727386083.2
1974111616343032.6
197514439735233.6
197611112056-2.8
Career102301153058753529.3
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Rusty Tillman

LB | 1970–77
College: Northern Arizona

Nicknamed “The King” for his special teams mastery, Tillman played seven different special teams positions and served as special teams captain from 1974–77. He was a member of Washington’s 1972 NFC Championship squad. His most memorable moments with the Redskins were winning the 1972 NFC title and playing in the Super Bowl.

YearGAVGKRTKRYLPRTPRYTD
19701410--10---
197194144---
1972143266---
1973141434218---
1974141011010---
1975144144---
1976141411414---
1977141333916---
Career1077212119180
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Bill Brundige

DE | 1970-77
College: Colorado
Drafted: 2nd round of the 1970 NFL Draft (Redskins)

A durable and reliable defensive presence, Brundige played his entire career of 107 games with the Redskins. Brundige was a key part of the defense that helped lead the team to the 1972 Super Bowl and he blocked the FG attempt that led to the Redskins’ only TD of the game.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
1970141----
197114-----
197211-----
1973141----
197414-----
1975141----
1976141----
1977121----
Career1075000
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Diron Talbert

DT | 1971–80
College: Texas
Drafted: 5th round of the 1966 NFL Draft (LA Rams)

Known by teammates as “Talby,” Diron was a key member of the 1972 NFC Championship team. He played a total of 186 games over 14 NFL seasons. The victory over Dallas to win the NFC Championship and reach the Super Bowl is his most memorable Redskins moment.

YearGFRSKTKL
1971141--
1972141--
197314---
1974141--
1975142--
197614---
1977141--
1978121--
197916---
1980161--
Career1428
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Ron McDole

DE | 1971-78
College: Nebraska
Drafted: 4th round of the 1961 NFL Draft (Cardinals), 4th round of the 1961 AFL Draft (Broncos)

Nicknamed “The Dancing Bear,” McDole was a key defensive presence on the Redskins’ Super Bowl VII team. Known as a durable and dominating force on the defensive line, he played 18 years in the NFL. Playing in his first game for the Redskins against the Oilers, he intercepted a screen pass and ran it back for the only touchdown of his long career.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
197114--3-1-
197214------
197314------
197414-2----
197514-2--1-
197614------
197714--2---
197816-11---
Career1140562
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Billy Kilmer

QB | 1971-78
College: UCLA
Drafted: 1st round of the 1961 NFL Draft (49ers), 5th round of the 1961 AFL Draft (Chargers)

A part of the team’s most storied QB controversy along with Sonny Jurgensen, Kilmer passed for more than 20,000 yards during his 16-year NFL career and ranks fifth on the Redskins all-time list for most passing yards with 12,352. He led the Redskins to the Super Bowl in 1972 and was an All-Pro during that season as well.

YearGAttCMPINTTD
1972122251201119
197310227122914
197411234137610
1975123461781623
1976102061081012
197782019978
19785462334
Career6814857876290
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George Starke

T | 1973–84
College: Columbia
Drafted: 11th round of the 1971 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Known as the “Head Hog” by fans and “Silk” by his teammates, Starke was a key member of the Super Bowl XVII champion team. His most memorable moments with the Redskins include playing as a rookie with the “Over the Hill Gang” and blocking for John Riggins on his touchdown run that sealed the Super Bowl win.

YearGFRTD
1973141-
197414--
1975141-
197614--
1977142-
19789--
1979161-
198013--
198114--
19829--
198316--
19849--
Career15650
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Ken Houston

S | 1973-80
College: Prairie View
Drafted: 9th round of the 1967 NFL Draft

During his 14-year NFL career, Houston was named to 12 straight Pro Bowls between 1968 and 1979. His most iconic Redskins moment was his game-saving tackle of the Cowboy’s Walt Garrison at the one-yard line on Monday Night Football in 1973. He was elected to the Pro Football hall of Fame in 1986.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
19731456---
197414-2---
19751424---
19761414---
19771425---
197816-2---
197913-1---
198013-----
Career11210240
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Mark Moseley

K | 1974-86
College: Texas A&M, S.F. Austin
Drafted: 14th round of the 1970 NFL Draft (Eagles)

Moseley signed with the Redskins as a free agent in 1974, played 13 years for Washington, and ranks number one on the team’s all-time scoring list with 1,207 points. He made two Pro Bowl appearances while he was a Redskin and set the then NFL record for consecutive field goals during a snowy win over the Giants on the way to Super Bowl XVII.

YearGFG%FGAFGMXP%XPAXPM
19741360301893.12927
19751464251694.93937
19761464.7342296.93231
19771456.837211001919
19781663.3301996.83130
19791675.833251003939
19801654.53318903027
19811663.3301990.54238
1982995.2212084.21916
19831670.2473398.46362
19841677.4312494.15148
19851664.7342293.93331
Career176809.93852571132.8427405
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Joe Theismann

QB | 1974–85
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: 4th round of the 1971 NFL Draft (Dolphins)

Theismann holds a number of team records including most career pass attempts (3,602); most career pass completions (2,044); and most consecutive passes without an interception (162). He is the Redskins’ all-time passing leader with 25,206 total yards. He also led the Redskins to a Super Bowl (XVII) win, and a return visit to the championship in 1983.

YearGAttCMPINTsTDYrds
19749119-1145
19751422103196
197614163791081036
19771418284971097
19781639018718132593
19791639523313202797
19801645426216172962
19811649629320193568
198292521619132033
19831645927611293714
19841647728313243391
1985113011671681774
Career1673602204413816025206
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Dave Butz

DT | 1975–88
College: Perdue
Drafted: 1st round of the 1973 NFL Draft (Cardinals)

An extremely durable performer, Butz played 14 seasons with the Redskins and is third all-time on the team’s sack list. He was the team’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1978 and 1981, the league’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1983, and captained Washington’s Super Bowl championship teams in 1982 and 1987.

YearGFRINTsSKTDTKL
197514-----
1976141----
197712-----
197816-1---
197915-----
198016-----
198116-1---
198291-4.5--
1983161-11.5--
1984151-4.5--
1985161-5--
198616--6--
198712--3--
1988161-1--
Career2036235.50
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John Riggins

RB | 1976-79, 1981-1985
College: Kansas
Drafted: 1st round of the 1971 NFL Draft (Jets)

Riggins is the Redskins’ all-time leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. He led the team to victory in Super Bowl XVII with a memorable 4th down, 43-yard game-winning touchdown run. He was also named MVP of that game, rushing for a record 166 yards. Riggins finished his career with 11,352 rushing yards and 104 rushing touchdowns.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
1976141516257233.5
197751268203-3
19781531248101454.1
19791666260115394.4
19811524195714133.7
198283.1177553319
1983153.637513472444
1984143.832712391424
1985123.8176677851
Career114162.31988747279156.7
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Mark Murphy

S | 1977-84
College: Colgate

“Murph” was the co-captain of the Super Bowl XVII champion team. He was selected to play in the 1982 and ’83 Pro Bowls. Among his most memorable moments with the Redskins were winning the Super Bowl in Pasadena against the Dolphins and the NFC title game victory over the Cowboys, when RFK Stadium was literally shaking.

YearGFRINTSK
197714---
197816---
19791623-
19801616-
19811637-
19829-21
198315-91
19847---
Career1096272
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Neal Olkewicz

LB | 1979-89
College: Maryland

“Olky” played 150 NFL games—all with the Redskins. He finished his career with six interceptions for 76 yards, one touchdown, and 12 sacks. He won two Super Bowl championships with victories over Miami (1982) and Denver (1987). He was named the Redskins’ Defensive MVP in 1988.

YearGFRINTSKTD
197916-1--
1980121---
198114-2-1
198293-3-
198316212-
1984162-1-
19851611--
198616312-
198710--2-
198816--2-
19898----
Career149126121
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Don Warren

TE | 1979–92
College: San Diego State
Drafted: 4th round of the 1979 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Nicknamed “The Dutchman” for his unique haircut, Warren spent 14 seasons with Washington. One of only three Redskins to play for the team in three different decades, he was a member of all three Super Bowl championship teams.

YearGLRecRPTDY/RYds
1979162326--11.7303
1980133531--10.4323
19811632-29111.6335
198292927--11.5310
1983133320-211.3225
1984162618--10.7192
1985161915-110.9163
1986162020-18.2164
19871697--6.143
1988143212--9.3112
1989152515-111.1167
1990161815-18.2123
199110175--10.251
199211114--6.325
Career19735215297137.52536
1980 90
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Art Monk

WR | 1980-93
College: Syracuse
Drafted: 1st round of the 1980 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Monk was an ultra-dependable, sure-handed receiver and played a major role on four Redskins Super Bowl teams, winning three championships. He holds numerous team records including most career receptions (888), most career receiving yards (12,026), most receptions in a single game (13 against Detroit in 1990), and most receptions in a season (106, 1984). He retired as the NFL’s All-Time receptions leader with 940.

YearGLRecRPTDY/RYds
19801654-58313.7797
19811679-56616894
1982943-35112.8447
19831243-47515.9746
19841672-106712.91372
19851553-91213.51226
19861669-73414.61068
1987962-38612.7483
19881646-72513.1946
19891660-86813.81186
1990164468-511.3770
19911664-71814.81049
19921649-46314644
19931629-4129.7398
Career205796882065188.812026
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Mike Nelms

KR | 1980-84
College: Sam Houston State, Baylor
Drafted: 7th round of the 1977 NFL Draft (Buffalo Bills)

One of the most prolific kick returners in NFL history, Nelms was named to the Pro Bowl in three consecutive seasons from 1980–82. He was also selected as an All-NFL player in 1983. Nelms finished his career with more than 6,000 career return yards.

YearGAVGKRTKRYLPRTPRYTD
19801621.3388105148487-
19811629.73710998448492-
1982824.2235575832252-
19831222.9358024138289-
19841620.5428603649428-
Career68118.617541288421519480
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Jeff Bostic

C | 1980-93
College: Clemson

Bostic signed with the Redskins as a free agent out of Clemson in 1980 and became a mainstay on the famed “Hogs” offensive line. He was a Pro Bowler in 1983 and made four Super Bowl appearances with the Redskins, winning three championships.

YearGGS
198016-
19811616
198299
19831616
198488
1985106
19861616
1987125
19881311
19891616
19901616
19911616
199244
19931610
Career184149
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Russ Grimm

G | 1981-91
College: Pittsburgh
Drafted: 3rd round of the 1981 NFL Draft (Redskins)

An original member of the famed “Hogs” offensive line, Grimm played with the Redskins his entire career. He was a member of the 1982, 1987 and 1991 Super Bowl championship teams, and was named to the NFL’s 1980s All Decade Team as a first team choice at guard.

YearGGS
19811413
198299
19831616
19841616
19851616
19861514
198765
198854
1989129
19901511
1991161
Career140114
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Dexter Manley

DE | 1981-89
College: Oklahoma St.
Drafted: 5th round of the 1981 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Manley is the Redskins’ career sack leader with 97.5. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1986, registering 18.5 sacks that year, and his pass rush helped lead the Redskins to a Super Bowl championship in the 1987–88 season. Manley’s performance during the 1982 NFC championship game, where he knocked Dallas QB Danny White out of the game, was a career highlight.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
198116------
19829-316.5--
198316--111--
198415-1-13.5--
198516---15--
198616-1-18.51-
198711---8.5--
198816---9--
198910---9--
Career1250529110
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Joe Jacoby

T/G | 1981-93
College: Louisville

After making the team as a free agent, Jacoby would go on to play 13 seasons in the NFL, all with the Redskins. A member of the famed “Hogs” offensive line, he played on three Super Bowl championship teams and was named to the Pro Bowl four consecutive years from 1983 to 1986.

YearGGS
19811413
198299
19831616
19841616
19851111
19861616
19871212
19881613
19891010
1990166
19911616
1992139
199351
Career170148
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Mark May

T | 1981-89
College: Pittsburgh
Drafted: 1st round of the 1981 NFL Draft

May was an All-American at Pittsburgh, winning the Outland Trophy, given to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman, in 1980. He played in 123 games with Washington, was an original member of the famed “Hogs” offensive line, and was part of two Super Bowl championship teams in 1982 and 1987.

YearGGS
1981168
198299
19831515
19841616
19851616
19861616
19871010
19881616
198999
Career123115
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Joe Washington

RB | 1981–84
College: Oklahoma
Drafted: 1st round of the 1976 NFL Draft (Chargers)

A shifty runner and sure-handed receiver, Washington played 43 games with the Redskins. He scored 16 touchdowns for the team and was part of the 1982 Super Bowl championship team. When playing at the University of Oklahoma, coach Barry Switzer called Washington his greatest player.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
1981143221091644.4
19827404419014.3
19831541145772-5.3
19847125619213.4
Career431254552070617.4
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Charles Mann

DE | 1983-93
College: Nevada-Reno
Drafted: 3rd round of the 1983 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Mann’s outstanding defensive play helped lead the Redskins to three Super Bowls, winning two. He played 11 years for the Redskins and is second all-time in sacks on the team with 82. He was elected to the Pro Bowl four times, 1988 through 1990, and in 1992.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
198316---3-18
198416-1-7-85
198516-1-14.5-85
198615---10-87
198712-1-9.5-80
198814---5.5-68
198916-2-10-93
199015---5.5-59
199115-1-11-63
199216---4.5-91
199312---1-55
Career16306081.50784
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Darrell Green

CB | 1983–2002
College: Texas A&M, Kingsville
Drafted: 1st round of the 1983 NFL Draft (Redskins)

One of the fastest players in NFL history, Green recorded six interceptions for TDs over his career. He is the Redskins all-time interception leader with 54 and enjoyed the longest career in franchise history. A favorite of Redskins fans and popular league-wide, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.

YearGFRINTsTDTKL
19831612-109
198416-5188
19851612-84
19861615-70
19871213-48
19881511-63
1989712-29
199016-4178
199116-5-79
19928-1-35
19931624-89
199416-3152
199516-3148
19961613157
199716-1141
199816-3-64
19991613-52
200013-3-22
200116-1-32
200216---19
Career295105461159
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Raleigh McKenzie

G | 1985-94
College: Tennessee
Drafted: 11th round of the 1985 NFL Draft (Redskins)

A consistent force on the Redskins offensive line, McKenzie played in 144 games for Washington during his 10 years with the team. He was a key member of two Super Bowl championship teams in 1987 and 1991, and was named to the All-NFL team in 1991.

YearGGS
1984-16
19856-
1986155
19871212
19881614
1989158
19901612
19911612
19921616
19931616
199416-
Career144111
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Gary Clark

WR | 1985-92
College: James Madison
Drafted: 2nd round of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft (Redskins)

Clark signed with the Redskins after two years in the USFL and quickly proved to be a big-time playmaker while earning a reputation as one of the toughest players on the field. He contributed to the team’s Super Bowl XXVI win by catching 7 passes for 114 yards and a TD. Clark finished third all-time in both receptions and receiving yards with 549 and 8.742 respectively.

YearGLRecRPTDY/RYds
19851655-72512.9926
1986155574-717.11265
1987128456-7191066
19881660-59715.1892
19891580-79915.61229
1990165375-814.81112
19911682-701019.11340
19921647-64514.3912
Career1228420534458127.98742
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Ricky Sanders

WR | 1986-93
College: Texas State
Drafted: 1st round of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft (Patriots)

Known affectionately by teammates as “Slick Rick,” Sanders is second all-time in Super Bowl receptions and yards gained, with 9 catches for 193 yards in Super Bowl XXII. He is the Redskins’ all-time leader with 12 receiving touchdowns in one season—and fifth all-time for yards gained with 5,854.

YearGLRPTDY/RYds
1986107114220.4286
1987125737317630
19881655731215.71148
1989166880414.21138
1990163856313727
1991164545512.9580
1992156251313.9707
1993165058411638
Career1177141436118.15854
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Doug Williams

QB | 1986–89
College: Grambling State
Drafted: 1st round of the 1978 NFL Draft (Buccaneers)

Williams was the MVP of Super Bowl XXII. In 1987, he posted an impressive 94.0 quarterback rating. He was the first African-American quarterback to lead a team to a Super Bowl championship.

YearGAttCMPINTsTDYrds
198611----
19875143815111156
19881138021312152609
19894935131585
Career2161734520274350
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Ed Simmons

T | 1987-93

“Big Ed,” a member of the famed “Hogs” offensive line, played on two of Washington’s Super Bowl Championship teams, XXII and XXVI. A durable, dependable performer, Simmons put together one of the benchmark performances for Redskins offensive linemen in 1995, playing 1,039 of a possible 1,042 offensive downs during the season.

YearGFRINTSKTDTKL
19875-----
198816-----
198916-----
199013-----
19916-----
199216-----
1993131----
199416-----
1995162----
199611-----
199714-----
Career142300
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Mark Rypien

QB | 1987-93
College: Washington State
Drafted: 6th round of the 1986 NFL Draft (Redskins)

“Ryp” (as his teammates called him) passed for more than 15,000 yards during his career. He was the MVP of Super Bowl XXVI and selected to play in the 1989 and ’91 Pro Bowls. His proudest accomplishments during his playing days were being a part of two Super Bowl championship teams.

YearGAttCMPINTsTDYrds
1988920811413181730
19891447628013223768
19901030416611162070
19911642124911283564
19921647926917133282
1993123191661041514
Career77220712447510115928
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Wilber Marshall

LB | 1988-92
College: Florida
Drafted: 1st round of the 1984 NFL Draft (Bears)

A two-time All-American at the University of Florida, Marshall began his career with the Bears and came to the Redskins after the 1987 season. He led the Redskins’ defensive charge during the 1991–92 seasons and in Super Bowl XXVI versus Buffalo. He was a Pro Bowl selection in 1986, 1987 and 1992.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
198816---4-133
198916-214-108
199015-115-107
199116-155.51135
199216-3261138
Career79071024.52621
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Jim Lachey

T | 1988-95
College: Ohio St.
Drafted: 1st round of the 1985 NFL Draft (Chargers)

Lachey, acquired in 1988 through a trade with the Los Angeles Raiders, was a key member of the Redskins 1991 Super Bowl championship team. He was a selected to the Pro Bowl twice during his tenure with the Redskins and was named to the NFL’s “Stars of the ‘90s” team.

YearGFR
1988151
198914-
1990161
199115-
199210-
19941-
19953-
Career742
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Earnest Byner

RB | 1989-93
College: East Carolina
Drafted: 10th round of the 1984 NFL Draft (Browns)

Obtained from the Browns via a draft day trade in 1989, Byner became a key contributor to the 1991 Super Bowl championship. He appeared in the 1990 and 1991 Pro Bowls and is the Redskins’ fifth leading all-time leading rusher with 3,550 yards.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
1989162413458074.3
19901622297121964.1
19911632274104853.8
1992162326299863.8
199316162310514.6
Career8011799039502520.6
1990 00
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Monte Coleman

LB | 1979–94
College: Central Arkansas
Drafted: 11th round of the 1979 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Considered a driving force behind the Washington defensive unit, Coleman was a member of three Super Bowl championship teams in 1982, 1987 and 1991. His tenure with the team of 215 games is second only to Sammy Baugh. Coleman finished his 16-year Redskins’ career with 1,006 tackles and 56.5 sacks (including playoffs).

YearGFRINTsSKTDTKL
19791631--37
19801623--118
19811213-1114
19828----27
1983102-2-29
1984161110.5188
198510--1-26
198611--3-48
198712-24-107
198813113-54
198915124149
199015-13-66
199116113-89
199215--3-53
199314226-80
199416--0.5-14
Career2151417433999
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Brian Mitchell

RB | 1990-99
College: La-Lafayette
Drafted: 5th round of the 1990 NFL Draft (Redskins)

Mitchell was an elusive kick and punt returner, as well as a solid running back. He returned a preseason kickoff 92 yards for a TD against Atlanta the first time he touched the ball as a pro. He holds the record for most combined yards in Redskins history and is the NFL record holder with 11,735 kickoff return yards and 4,278 punt return yards.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
19901521158115.4
1991168314-4.7
19921633670-11.7
199316296324633.9
1994163378311-4
199516364630116.5
1996163239193-4.9
199716262310714.7
199816223920825.3
199916164022015.5
Career1592563521751956.6
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Ken Harvey

LB | 1994-98
College: California
Drafted: 1st round of the 1988 NFL Draft (Cardinals)

Signed as a free agent prior to the 1994 season, Harvey quickly displayed his pass rushing prowess by becoming the first Redskins player to lead the NFC in sacks (tied for 13.5 with Minnesota’s John Randle). Harvey finished with 89 career sacks and was named to four consecutive Pro Bowls between 1994–97.

YearGASTFRINTSKTDTKL
199416181-13.5-80
19951662-7.5-78
19961614219-79
19971516--9.5-55
199811111-2-34
Career74656141.50326
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Terry Allen

RB | 1995-98
College: Clemson
Drafted: 9th round of the 1990 NFL Draft (Vikings)

A 13-year NFL veteran, Allen overcame reconstructive surgery on both knees to become a standout performer for Washington. He surpassed 1,300 yards rushing in a season twice while playing for the Redskins and led the league with 21 TDs in 1996.

YearGLNGRARYTDY/A
199516283381309103.9
199616493471353213.9
1997103421072443.4
1998104514870024.7
Career52156104340863715.9
2000 10
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Joe Gibbs

Head Coach | 1981–92, 2004–07
College: San Diego State

Joe Gibbs is the winningest coach in Redskins’ history. In his career with Washington, he won three Super Bowls with three different quarterbacks. He cites this trio of championships as his most memorable moments as a coach, including the NFC title game win over the Cowboys.