Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In 1940, the Washington Redskins got beaten 73-0 in a game. Who were they playing?||Washington Redskins
Chicago Bears. The score of 73-0 is the largest margin of defeat in the NFL.
|In 1966 the Washington Redskins and New York Giants played in the highest scoring game in NFL history. How many points were scored?||Washington Redskins
113. The Washington Redskins won the game 72-41 on November 27th, 1966.
|The NFL banned end zone celebrations because of a group of wide receivers on the Redskins. What was that group's nickname?||Washington Redskins
The Fun Bunch. It was because of Dallas coach Tom Landry complaining about The Fun Bunch's celebrating, that the NFL decided to ban all end zone celebrations.
|Years ago the Washington Redskins played in a game that had come to be known as 'The Body Bag' game. Who were the opponents?||Washington Redskins
Philadelphia Eagles. 9 players were knocked out of that game, including 2 quaterbacks.
Jay Schroeder. Jay Schroeder holds the record with 4,109 yards in a season. Brad Johnson missed the record by 104 points in the 2000 season.
|Who retired as the Washington Redskins all time leading scorer with 1207 points?||Washington Redskins
Mark Moseley. Mark Moseley scored 1207 point in his career with Washington. He was also named the league MVP in 1982.
Sammy Baugh. The Redskins retired the jersey of Sammy Baugh first. Art Monk was 81, Riggins was 44, and Bart Starr was a Green Bay Packer.
Boston Braves. In 1932, the Redskins were known as the Boston Braves. From 1933-1937,they were known as the Boston Redskins and in 1937 became the Washington Redskins.
Sonny Jurgenson. Jurgenson had 31 TDs in 1967, still a Redskins record.
Richie Petitbon. Petitbon, the defensive coordinator during the Gibbs era, lasted one year with a 4-12 record.
Wesley Walls. Gus Frerotte completed a 53-yard TD pass to Cris Carter in 1997, and then completed a two-point conversion to Wesley Walls.
Selling real estate. The Redskins' biggest mistake owns his own real estate company in the New Orleans area.
|Who is the only other coach besides Joe Gibbs to win three Super Bowl victories in his career (note: Chuck Noll coached his Steelers to 4 Super Bowl victories in the 1970s)?||Washington Redskins
Bill Walsh. Walsh won with SF in 1982, 1985 and 1989.
Mark Moseley. That year, Mosely went 20 for 21 in FGs and set the then-NFL record for 23 consecutive field goals (including the last three in 1981).
|How many of the Redskins starting defensive linemen in 2000 were First-round draft picks?||Washington Redskins
4. Bruce Smith (Buffalo), Dana Stubblefield (San Francisco), Dan Wilkinson (Cincinnatti) and Marco Coleman (Miami) were all first-round draft picks. Interestingly, second-stringer Kenard Lang was the Redskins' first round pick in 1997.
1983 . The great 28 was a first-round pick by the 'Skins and has spent his entire career in Washington.
|The last game in the NFL to end in a tie in the 1990s was between the Redskins and this division rival: what was the final score of that game?||Washington Redskins
|What quarterback engineered one of the greatest comebacks in Redskin history on November 4, 1990 against the Detroit Lions?||Washington Redskins
Jeff Rutledge. The Redskins were losing 35-14 going into the second half. Rutledge was put in the game and ended up winning it in overtime 41-38.
Michael Westbrook. Michael Westbrook was drafted first in 1995 from Colorado University.
Philadelphia Eagles. Jurgensen was aquired in 1964 from the Philadelphia Eagles. It was an even trade for Norm Snead.
1983. Green was a 1st round draft pick in 1983 from Texas A and I.
Most career receptions. Art Monk caught his 820th pass on October 12, 1992 against the Denver Broncos.
Dexter Manley. Dexter Manley ended his career in 1989 with 97.5 sacks.
|Who was the original owner of the Redskins (then known as the Boston Braves)?||Washington Redskins
George Marshall . Marshall purchased an old Duluth franchise and moved it to Boston, starting out as the Boston Braves in 1932.
Miami Dolphins. On January 14,1973 the Redskins lost to the Miami Dolphins 14-7 in Super Bowl VII.
|From 1995 to 1999 the Redskins hold their training camp at ________ ________ University in Maryland. What are the two missing words?||Washington Redskins
Frostburg State . Prior to 1995 the Redskins held their training camp in Carlisle, PA.
1937. The Redskins moved from Boston to Washington D.C. in 1937 because of poor attendances.
Sammy Baugh and George Preston Marshall. Sammy Baugh and George Preston Marshall were both inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame in 1963. Sammy Baugh was the quarterback of the Redskins from 1937-1952, while George Preston Marshall was the team's founder in 1932 and stayed with the franchise until 1969. Cliff Battles (running back from 1932-1937) was inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame in 1968 and Turk Edwards (tackle 1932-1940) was inducted in 1969.
|Before playing for the Washington Redskins, quarterback Joe Theisman played for which CFL (Canadian Football League) team?||Washington Redskins History
Toronto Argonauts. Theisman was drafted by Miami in the 4th round of the 1971 NFL draft, but went to the CFL before coming back to the NFL in 1974, when the Washington Redskins traded a first-round draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for Theisman. Theisman played his entire NFL career with the Washington Redskins until an injury in a game against the New York Giants on November 18, 1985, when his leg snapped from under the weight of three New York Giants defensive players.
|The Washington Redskins Super Bowl championships in 1983, 1988, and 1992 were won with 3 different starting quarterbacks and 3 different starting running backs?||Washington Redskins History
t. The 3 different starting quarterbacks for the Redskins were Joe Theisman (1983), Doug Williams (1988), and Mark Rypien (1992). The 3 different starting running backs for the Redskins were John Riggins (1983), Timmy Smith, (1988), and Earnest Byner (1992).