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1959 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Mike Nixon
Home Field Griffith Stadium
Results
Record 3-9
Place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1958 1960

The 1959 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 4-7-1 record from 1958.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 at Chicago Cardinals L 49-21
21,892
2 October 4, 1959 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 23-17
26,570
3 October 11, 1959 Chicago Cardinals W 23-14
25,937
4 October 18, 1959 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27-6
28,218
5 October 25, 1959 at Cleveland Browns L 34-7
42,732
6 November 1, 1959 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30-23
39,854
7 November 8, 1959 Baltimore Colts W 27-24
32,773
8 November 15, 1959 Cleveland Browns L 31-17
32,266
9 November 22, 1959 at Green Bay Packers L 21-0
31,853
10 November 29, 1959 at New York Giants L 45-14
60,982
11 December 6, 1959 Philadelphia Eagles L 34-14
24,325
12 December 13, 1959 New York Giants L 24-10
26,198

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 10 2 0 .833 284 170 W-4
Philadelphia Eagles 7 5 0 .583 268 278 L-1
Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 .583 270 214 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 257 216 W-1
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 185 350 L-5
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 234 324 L-6

RosterEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1959 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl


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