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1953 Washington Redskins (NFL) 3rd place Eastern Conference 6-5-1 .545
Head Coach: Curly Lambeau
Herman BallAssistant Coach
Bill DudleyBackfield
Larry SiemeringLine
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed8/19/1953ALos Angeles Rams7-20LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum82678
Sun8/30/1953ASan Francisco 49ers0-7LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium25874
Sat9/5/1953AGreen Bay Packers13-6WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16425
Wed9/9/1953NPittsburgh Steelers14-21LColumbia, SCCarolina Stadium22000
Sun9/13/1953NDetroit Lions17-31LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium23088
Sun9/20/1953ABaltimore Colts3-9LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium22800
Sun9/27/1953AChicago Cardinals24-13WChicago, ILComiskey Park16055
Fri10/2/1953APhiladelphia Eagles21-21TPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium19099
Sun10/11/1953HNew York Giants13-9WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium26241
Sun10/18/1953HCleveland Browns14-30LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium33963
Sun10/25/1953ABaltimore Colts17-27LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium34031
Sun11/1/1953ACleveland Browns3-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium47845
Sun11/8/1953HChicago Cardinals28-17WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium19654
Sun11/15/1953HChicago Bears24-27LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium21392
Sun11/22/1953ANew York Giants24-21WNew York, NYPolo Grounds16887
Sun11/29/1953APittsburgh Steelers17-9WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field17026
Sun12/6/1953HPhiladelphia Eagles10-0WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium21579
Sun12/13/1953HPittsburgh Steelers13-14LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium22057
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
42Dick AlbanRDH6-019324Northwestern1212
45Sam BakerLOH-FB-P6-221724Oregon State110
29Paul BarryFB-ROH6-020827Tulsa125
62Don BollLOT6-227026Nebraska1212
80Gene BritoLDE-LOE6-122628Loyola Marymount1212
75Don CamporaROT6-326826Pacific55
65Jim ClarkROT-ROG6-122824Oregon State127
34Jack CloudRLB-FB5-1022028William & Mary123
83Paul DekkerROE6-522022Michigan State117
53Al DeMaoC6-221433Duquesne124
46Don DollLS5-1018527Southern California1212
44Harry DowdaLDH-FB6-219931Wake Forest1212
36Chuck DrazenovichLLB-FB6-122526Penn State88
35Bill DudleyK-LOH5-1017532Virginia120
23Hall HaynesRDH6-018725Santa Clara80
78Ted HazelwoodLOG-ROG6-123529North Carolina66
32Leon HeathFB6-120325Oklahoma96
79Bill HegartyROT6-423726Georgia; Villanova20
88Jerry HennessyRDE6-221927Santa Clara81
22Charlie JusticeLOH5-1017629North Carolina1212
14Eddie LeBaronQB-P5-816623Pacific126
76Paul LipscombRDT-RDE6-424630Tennessee1212
70Dick ModzelewskiLDT6-025822Maryland122
74Laurie NiemiLDT-DE6-125128Washington State129
25Johnny PapitFB-LOH6-019225Virginia30
61Gene PepperLOG6-223926Missouri66
82Fran PolsfootROE6-320326Washington State104
68Knox RamseyRLB6-121627William & Mary1110
55Jim RiccaMG6-427026Georgetown (DC)1212
20Julie RykovichROH6-220430Illinois; Notre Dame; Illinois1212
18Jack ScarbathQB6-220423Maryland126
67Dave SuminskiLOG5-1123022Wisconsin22
84Hugh TaylorLOE6-419430Louisiana-Monroe; Tulane; Oklahoma City1212
89Joe TereshinskiRDE-RLB6-221530Georgia1211
50Harry UlinskiC-LLB6-422928Kentucky1210
43Johnny WilliamsRS5-1117726Compton CC; Southern California1212
63Cas WituckiROG5-1124525Indiana1110
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jack Scarbath13BMaryland
Dick Modzelewski216TMaryland
Paul Dekker327EMichigan State
Don Boll441GNebraska
Nick Carras552BMissouri
Lou Weidensaul889EMaryland
Alex Webster11124BNorth Carolina State
Buzz Nutter12137CVirginia Tech
Ed Timmerman14161BMichigan State
Dave Suminski15172TWisconsin
Jim Slay16185EMississippi
Bob Haner17196BVillanova
Jim Turner18209BTexas Tech
Thomas Flyzik19220TGeorge Washington
Bill Link20233GWake Forest
Jim Dublinski21244CUtah
Ed Pucci22257GSouthern California
Ed Bierne23268EDetroit Mercy
Stan Butterworth24281BBucknell
Art Hurd25292GMaryland
Walt Ashcraft26305TSouthern California
John Zanetti27316TJohn Carroll
Bob Buckley28329BSouthern California
Pat Shires29340BTennessee
Bob Mathias30353BStanford
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals45513082
Opponents Totals41672780
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals18190829/ %/ %49408
Opponents Totals2101029315/ %/ %68596
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Dudley02525100.0112250.0058
Hugh Taylor80000048
Leon Heath40000024
Charlie Justice40000024
Eddie LeBaron20000012
Sam Baker1000006
Jack Cloud1000006
Paul Dekker1000006
Harry Dowda1000006
Chuck Drazenovich1000006
Laurie Niemi1000006
Julie Rykovich1000006
Team Totals252525100.0112250.00208
Opponents Totals252525100.0122352.22215
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bill Dudley112250.05/1/4/1/0/
Team Totals112250.05/1/4/1/0/
Opponents Totals122352.24/4/1/2/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Justice1156165.4432
Leon Heath762663.5434
Julie Rykovich732513.4190
Paul Barry562183.9220
Jack Scarbath22984.5400
Eddie LeBaron21954.5272
Sam Baker17724.231t1
Johnny Papit11585.30
Chuck Drazenovich11272.591
Bill Dudley5153.070
Jack Cloud372.350
Harry Dowda133.030
Hall Haynes200.040
Team Totals41317264.24310
Opponents Totals45518864.115
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jack Scarbath1294534.9728626.719.271t97.0129.312074243.5
Eddie LeBaron1496241.6708745.914.16632.01711.410876628.3
Team Totals27810738.514217366.216.271t124.32910.4228150835.0
Opponents Totals35017148.915219505.611.482.3277.7198175241.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Hugh Taylor3570320.171t8
Charlie Justice2243419.7542
Paul Dekker1418213.034t1
Fran Polsfoot1116414.9660
Paul Barry8708.8180
Julie Rykovich77310.4391
Leon Heath5459.0170
Gene Brito23517.5240
Sam Baker22110.5110
Johnny Papit199.090
Team Totals107173616.271t12
Opponents Totals171195011.48
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Doll1010210.2280
Johnny Williams6264.370
Harry Dowda56713.423t1
Dick Alban4133.3110
Jack Cloud23919.528t1
Team Totals272479.128t2
Opponents Totals2946115.92
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Eddie LeBaron51200439.3601
Sam Baker1761436.1510
Team Totals68261838.560116536.1
Opponents Totals54225141.7306
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Williams181729.6620
Bill Dudley8344.3160
Hall Haynes59218.4430
Charlie Justice461.560
Don Doll122.020
Team Totals363068.5620
Opponents Totals381654.30
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Williams922424.9330
Sam Baker918620.7400
Hall Haynes712317.6240
Paul Barry611218.7360
Jack Cloud46817.0220
Julie Rykovich23919.5260
Charlie Justice12020.0200
Don Boll11111.0110
Paul Lipscomb188.080
Gene Brito166.060
Team Totals4179719.4400
Opponents Totals43121328.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Dick Alban00011110
Sam Baker210100
Paul Barry210140
Don Boll0011200
Gene Brito00033160
Jack Cloud0001100
Al DeMao0001100
Harry Dowda100000
Bill Dudley0001100
Hall Haynes110100
Leon Heath410100
Jerry Hennessy0001100
Charlie Justice900000
Eddie LeBaron2303-70
Paul Lipscomb0001100
Laurie Niemi0003301
Johnny Papit100000
Gene Pepper0001100
Jim Ricca0001100
Julie Rykovich200000
Jack Scarbath740400
Hugh Taylor0010150
Johnny Williams0002200
Team Totals3118131730291
Opponents Totals34171718350
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