[114], Between 2014 and 2016, the team wore the gold pants with their standard uniforms, although the burgundy pants returned as part of the team's away uniform later in 2016. [27] The season ended next week, however, when the Redskins lost to the eventual Super Bowl XXI Champion Giants 17–0 in the NFC Championship game. Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann would also be named the 1983 NFL's Most Valuable Player finishing the season with a career-high in both yards passing 3,714 yds., and touchdown passes thrown, 29 Td's while throwing only 11 interceptions. This page was last edited on 14 December 2020, at 20:56. However, they lost in the Divisional Playoffs to the San Francisco 49ers, 24–20. Knight added three more field goals that period and The Over-The-Hill-Gang defense allowed only a second-quarter field goal. In 2011, the Redskins wore the burgundy jersey and gold pants for five home games and a road game at Dallas, the burgundy jersey with white pants for three home games and a road game at Miami, the white jersey and burgundy pants for five road games, and the white jersey and gold pants for a Bills game in Toronto. His employment came with a promise of decreased intervention in football operations from Snyder. During the offseason, the Redskins traded for quarterback Alex Smith to replace Kirk Cousins as he left for the Minnesota Vikings in free agency. Callahan got the Redskins first victory over the 0–4 Miami Dolphins, snapping a 7-game losing streak dating back to the previous season, which was also his first NFL win as a head coach since 2003. [125] The following is a list of members:[126], In honor of the Redskins' 70th anniversary in 2002, a panel selected the 70 Greatest Redskins to honor the players and coaches who were significant on-field contributors to the Redskins five championships. Then comes Thanksgiving against a Dallas team they just dismantled. Defense coordinator Jim Haslett was fired at the end of the season. They were honored in a weekend of festivities, including a special halftime ceremony during a Redskins' win over the Indianapolis Colts. The latest stats, facts, news and notes on Dwayne Haskins Jr. of the Washington Football Team It looks like the Washington Football Team has decided on a name for next season: The Washington Football Team. 29 members possess one Super Bowl ring and 26 have more than one. In 2012, the Redskins traded several high draft picks to the St. Louis Rams in order to take Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III second overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. This game was Gibbs 70th career, which made him the winningest head coach in Redskins history. In 2001, the team wore burgundy for all home games in the preseason and regular season per a decision by Marty Schottenheimer, their coach for that year. Gibbs' return to the franchise did not pay instant dividends as the Redskins finished the 2004 season with a record of 6–10. It was also the last season that Cousins played for the Redskins, as he signed with the Minnesota Vikings for 2018, ending his six-year tenure with the team. One of the most impressive performances came from Baugh, who had a completion percentage of .703. The 1983 season marked the rookie debut of cornerback Darrell Green, selected in the 1983 NFL Draft along with Charles Mann, Green would go on to play his entire 20-year NFL career for the Redskins. Kirk Cousins had his third straight season with 4,000 passing yards while once again playing under the franchise tag. [85] Various people and groups, such as the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), considered the name a racial slur and attempted to get the team to change it for decades. With a league worst 0–5 record at the time tying with the Cincinnati Bengals, and their worst start since 2001, the Redskins fired Gruden on October 7, 2019,[68] with offensive line coach Bill Callahan serving as the interim head coach for the rest of the season. [13] But, after two seasons, Marshall fired Lambeau following the Redskins loss in their exhibition opener to the Los Angeles Rams and hired Joe Kuharich. [39] However, they ended up going 7–6 with Turner being fired as head coach prior to the end of the season. Tied 19–19, Troy Vincent blocked a last-second field goal attempt by Dallas that would have given them the win. [27] The Redskins' first Super Bowl win, and their first NFL Championship in 40 years, was in Super Bowl XVII, where the Redskins defeated the Miami Dolphins 27–17. To close the game, Todd Collins threw two interceptions, each returned for a touchdown, and the Redskins fell 35–14. [8] On January 26, 1992, the Redskins won Super Bowl XXVI by defeating the Buffalo Bills 37–24[8] with Mark Rypien winning the games Super Bowl MVP award. The Redskins continued to win ugly and lose ugly to be 5–3 at the halfway mark. Halas decided to put the proposition of a Dallas franchise before the NFL owners, which needed to have unanimous approval in order to pass. [8] The next week, Washington beat the San Francisco 49ers 24–21 in the NFC Championship Game. He resigned after the 1968 season in favor of Vince Lombardi, and became athletic director of the Coast Guard Academy before retiring at the end of 1984. Concurrently, WMAL was to be re-launched as an ESPN Radio affiliate, WSBN. [119] During that year they were in separate conferences, but played once during the season. 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