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1966 Washington Redskins season
Head Coach Otto Graham
Home Field DC Stadium
Results
Record 7-7
Place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1965 1967

The 1966 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 6-8 record from 1965. The Washington Redskins attempted to make Vince Lombardi their new head coach, but Lombardi refused their offer and the Redskins had to settle for Otto Graham.[1] They failed to make the playoffs but managed to finish with a 7-7 record and in 5th place in the 7 member NFL Eastern division.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 11, 1966 Cleveland Browns L 38-14
48,643
2 September 18, 1966 at St. Louis Cardinals L 23-7
40,198
3 September 25, 1966 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 33-27
37,505
4 October 2, 1966 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24-10
47,360
5 October 9, 1966 Atlanta Falcons W 33-20
50,116
6 October 16, 1966 at New York Giants L 13-10
62,865
7 October 23, 1966 St. Louis Cardinals W 26-20
50,154
8 October 30, 1966 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27-13
60,658
9 November 6, 1966 at Baltimore Colts L 37-10
60,238
10 November 13, 1966 Dallas Cowboys L 31-30
50,927
11 November 20, 1966 at Cleveland Browns L 14-3
78,466
12 November 27, 1966 New York Giants W 72-41
50,439
13 Bye
14 December 11, 1966 at Dallas Cowboys W 34-31
64,198
15 December 18, 1966 Philadelphia Eagles L 37-28
50,405

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 3 1 .769 445 239 W-1
Cleveland Browns 9 5 0 .643 403 259 W-1
Philadelphia Eagles 9 5 0 .643 326 340 W-1
St. Louis Cardinals 8 5 1 .615 264 265 L-3
Washington Redskins 7 7 0 .500 351 355 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 8 1 .385 316 347 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 3 11 0 .214 204 437 L-1
New York Giants 1 12 1 .077 263 501 L-8

RosterEdit

Awards, records, and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. When Pride Still Mattered, David Maraniss,p. 453, Simon & Schuster, 1999, ISBN 978-0-684-84418-3
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Atlanta Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago
Dallas Detroit
NY Giants Green Bay
Philadelphia Los Angeles
Pittsburgh Minnesota
St. Louis San Francisco
Washington
1966 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro BowlSuper Bowl I
Related: 1966 AFL Season


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