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1974 Washington Redskins: 10-4-0
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Home record: 6-1-0 (180 points scored, 68 allowed) Road record: 4-3-0 (140 points scored, 128 allowed) Head Coach: George Allen 320 points scored (4th of 26 teams), 196 points allowed (4th) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 254 413 2,802 ( 1) 6.40 22 11 470 1,443 (23) 3.1 11 4,245 (12) 20 Defense: 197 399 1,846 ( 5) 4.29 13 25 414 1,439 ( 3) 3.5 7 3,285 ( 2) 40


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 3 Mark Moseley K 13 5'11 205 26 4 Stephen F. Austin 4 Mike Bragg P 14 5'11 186 28 7 Richmond 7 Joe Theismann QB 9 6'0 184 25 1 Notre Dame 9 Sonny Jurgensen QB 14 5'11 203 40 18 Duke 17 Billy Kilmer QB 11 6'0 204 35 12 UCLA 20 Ken Stone DB 14 6'1 180 24 2 Vanderbilt 21 Larry Jones DB 13 5'10 170 23 R Northeast Missouri State 23 Brig Owens DB 14 5'11 190 31 9 Cincinnati 24 Bill Malinchak WR 13 6'1 200 30 9 Indiana 25 Mike Hull RB 14 6'3 220 29 7 Southern California 27 Ken Houston DB 14 6'3 198 29 8 Prairie View A&M 28 Herb Mul-Key RB 7 6'0 190 24 3 None 30 Bryant Salter DB 3 6'4 196 24 4 Pittsburgh 31 Charlie Evans RB 6 6'1 220 26 4 Southern California 37 Pat Fischer DB 14 5'10 170 34 14 Nebraska 38 Larry Smith RB 14 5'11 195 27 6 Florida 40 Doug Cunningham RB 2 5'11 195 29 8 Mississippi 41 Mike Bass DB 14 6'0 190 29 7 Michigan 42 Charley Taylor WR 14 6'3 210 33 11 Arizona State 43 Larry Brown RB 11 5'11 195 27 6 Kansas State 44 Moses Denson RB 13 6'1 215 30 1 Maryland Eastern Shore 45 Speedy Duncan DB 2 5'10 180 32 11 Jackson State 46 Frank Grant WR 14 5'11 180 24 2 Southern Colorado 47 Duane Thomas RB 11 6'1 215 27 4 West Texas State 50 Maxie Baughan LB 2 6'1 230 36 12 Georgia Tech 51 Dan Ryczek C 14 6'3 245 25 2 Virginia 52 John Pergine LB 12 6'1 225 28 6 Notre Dame 53 Harold McLinton LB 13 6'2 235 27 6 Southern 55 Chris Hanburger LB 14 6'2 218 33 10 North Carolina 56 Len Hauss C 14 6'2 235 32 11 Georgia 57 Stu O'Dell LB 8 6'1 220 22 R Indiana 58 Mike Varty LB 2 6'1 220 22 R Northwestern 59 Brad Dusek LB 14 6'2 214 23 1 Texas A&M 60 John Wilbur OG 1 6'3 250 31 9 Stanford 61 Dennis Johnson DT 13 6'4 260 23 1 Delaware 62 Ray Schoenke OG 14 6'3 250 33 11 Southern Methodist 64 Manny Sistrunk DT 2 6'5 265 27 5 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65 Fred Sturt OG 7 6'4 255 23 1 Bowling Green 66 Martin Imhof DE 13 6'6 256 25 2 San Diego State 67 Rusty Tillman LB 14 6'2 230 28 5 Northern Arizona 71 Jim Tyrer OT 14 6'6 270 35 14 Ohio State 72 Diron Talbert DT 14 6'5 255 30 8 Texas 73 Paul Laaveg OG 14 6'4 250 26 5 Iowa 74 George Starke OT 14 6'5 250 26 2 Columbia 75 Deacon Jones DE 14 6'5 272 35 14 Mississippi Valley State 77 Bill Brundige DT 14 6'5 270 25 5 Colorado 78 Walt Sweeney OG 14 6'3 254 33 12 Syracuse 79 Ron McDole DE 14 6'3 265 35 14 Nebraska 80 Roy Jefferson WR 14 6'2 195 30 10 Utah 84 Mike Hancock TE 11 6'4 220 24 2 Idaho State 86 Verlon Biggs DE 14 6'4 275 31 10 Jackson State 87 Jerry Smith TE 14 6'2 208 31 10 Arizona State 88 Alvin Reed TE 14 6'5 235 30 8 Prairie View A&M 89 Dave Robinson LB 14 6'3 245 33 12 Penn State
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Billy Kilmer 234 137 58.5 1,632 6.97 11.9 10 4.3 6 2.6 13 96 83.5 Sonny Jurgensen 167 107 64.1 1,185 7.10 11.1 11 6.6 5 3.0 10 69 94.5 Joe Theismann 11 9 81.8 145 13.18 16.1 1 9.1 0 0.0 2 11 149.1 Larry Brown 1 1 100.0 16 16.00 16.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 118.8
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Charley Taylor         54    738   13.7    5
Jerry Smith            44    554   12.6    3
Roy Jefferson          43    654   15.2    4
Larry Brown            37    388   10.5    4
Moses Denson           26    174    6.7    2
Larry Smith            23    137    6.0    1
Duane Thomas           10     31    3.1    1
Frank Grant             9    196   21.8    1
Alvin Reed              4     36    9.0    1
Charlie Evans           2     44   22.0    0
Doug Cunningham         2     26   13.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Larry Brown           163    430    2.6    3
Moses Denson          103    391    3.8    0
Duane Thomas           95    347    3.7    5
Larry Smith            55    149    2.7    0
Charlie Evans          32     79    2.5    2
Billy Kilmer            6     27    4.5    0
Doug Cunningham         5     17    3.4    0
Joe Theismann           3     12    4.0    1
Jerry Smith             1      5    5.0    0
Herb Mul-Key            1      3    3.0    0
Charley Taylor          1     -1   -1.0    0
Sonny Jurgensen         4     -6   -1.5    0
Frank Grant             1    -10  -10.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Larry Jones            23    672   29.2    1
Herb Mul-Key           10    285   28.5    0
Charlie Evans           4     60   15.0    0
Larry Smith             2     57   28.5    0
Moses Denson            2     49   24.5    0
Mike Bass               1     22   22.0    0
Dan Ryczek              1     11   11.0    0
Rusty Tillman           1     10   10.0    0
Brad Dusek              1      0    0.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Joe Theismann          15    157   10.5    3    0
Herb Mul-Key           13    140   10.8    0    0
Larry Jones             8     54    6.8    0    0
Ken Houston             6     81   13.5    3    1
Speedy Duncan           3     19    6.3    0    0
Ken Stone               1      2    2.0    0    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Mike Bragg 74 2,823 38.1 0 0 1 0 0 37.6 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Mark Moseley 1/1 2/5 9/13 6/10 0/1 18/30 27/29 81 Mike Bragg 0/0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0/0 1/ 1 7/ 8 10 Deacon Jones 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/ 0 1/ 1 1 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Mike Bass 3 33 1 Pat Fischer 3 52 0 Chris Hanburger 4 6 0 Ken Houston 2 40 0 Harold McLinton 1 14 1 Brig Owens 4 59 0 Dave Robinson 2 29 0 Bryant Salter 1 0 0 Ken Stone 5 95 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 6 144 TE Jon Keyworth 95 Colorado [pick acquired from KC] 7 180 LB Mike Varty 8 Northwestern [pick acquired from LA] 8 196 RB Darwin Robinson Dakota State [pick acquired from CLE] 9 218 DE Mark Sens Colorado [pick acquired from NE] 9 228 K Mike Flater Colorado School of Mines 9 233 TE Jimmie Kennedy 37 Colorado State [pick acquired from LA] 10 258 DB Johnny Vann South Dakota 11 282 OT Joe Miller Villanova 13 332 LB Stu O'Dell 39 Indiana 14 361 QB Don Van Galder Utah 16 411 RB Nate Anderson Eastern Illinois

Traded draft picks: #1 to CHI via LA (Dave Gallagher), #2 to SF (Delvin Williams), #3 to NYJ (Roscoe Word), #4 to LA (Norris Weese), #5 to NE via NO (Charlie Battle), #6 to CIN via NO (Bill Bryant), #7 to NE (Maury Damkroger), #8 to BUF (Gregg Hare), #12 to BAL (Bob Bobrowski), #15 to SD (Greg Meczka), #17 to BAL (Buzzy Lewis)


Transactions:
01-25-1974traded Washington's #1 pick in the 1976 draft to Dolphins for Joe Theismann
01-29-1974traded Houston's #5 pick in the 1974 draft, a #6 pick in the 1975 draft, and Washington's #4 pick in the 1976 draft to Chargers for Walt Sweeney
01-30-1974traded George Nock and Washington's #17 pick in the 1974 draft to Colts for Cornelius Johnson and a #17 pick in the 1975 draft
01-30-1974traded Washington's #12 pick in the 1974 draft to Colts for Ed Mooney
01-30-1974traded Baltimore's #9 pick in the 1974 draft to Rams for Joe Sweet
02-18-1974traded the rights to Jon Keyworth to Broncos for Denver's #6 and #11 picks in the 1975 draft
03-08-1974traded Jimmie Jones, Washington's #7 pick in the 1975 draft and their #5 pick in the 1976 draft to Cardinals for Fred Sturt
04-10-1974traded Washington's #3 pick in the 1976 draft, their #2 pick in the 1977 draft, and a #4 pick in the 1977 draft to Chargers for Bryant Salter and San Diego's #8 pick in the 1975 draft
05-14-1974traded undisclosed draft considerations to Rams for Larry Smith
08-10-1974traded a draft pick to Chargers for Deacon Jones and a draft pick
08-17-1974traded Sam Wyche to Lions for Bill Cappelman
08-21-1974traded Washington's #10 pick in the 1975 draft to Dolphins for Howard Kindig
08-28-1974traded San Diego's #8 pick in the 1975 draft, Washington's #6 pick in the 1976 draft and #4 pick in the 1977 draft to Chiefs for Jim Tyrer
09-05-1974traded a draft pick (trade was later voided) to Bills for Carlester Crumpler
09-10-1974returned Carlester Crumpler (after failing physical) to Bills
09-10-1974placed Darwin Robinson on injured reserve
09-11-1974placed Mike Varty on injured reserve
09-11-1974Browns claimed Freddie Hyatt on waivers
09-11-1974Patriots claimed Brad Dusek on waivers


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result
12/22/74    at Los Angeles Rams        L 10-19


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    at New York Giants         W 13-10     1-0-0
09/22/74    vs St. Louis Cardinals     L 10-17     1-1-0
09/30/74    vs Denver Broncos          W 30-3      2-1-0
10/06/74    at Cincinnati Bengals      L 17-28     2-2-0
10/13/74    vs Miami Dolphins          W 20-17     3-2-0
10/20/74    vs New York Giants         W 24-3      4-2-0
10/27/74    at St. Louis Cardinals     L 20-23     4-3-0
11/03/74    at Green Bay Packers       W 17-6      5-3-0
11/10/74    at Philadelphia Eagles     W 27-20     6-3-0
11/17/74    vs Dallas Cowboys          W 28-21     7-3-0
11/24/74    vs Philadelphia Eagles     W 26-7      8-3-0
11/28/74    at Dallas Cowboys          L 23-24     8-4-0
12/09/74    at Los Angeles Rams        W 23-17     9-4-0
12/15/74    vs Chicago Bears           W 42-0      10-4-0

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