24 Facts About Washington Redskins

1. The Washington Redskins have a very narrow lead in the NFC East after roaring out to a quick start while the Cowboys, Eagles, and Giants all struggled.

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2. The Washington Redskins are seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated individuals with a strong work ethic.

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3. The Washington Redskins are hiring for both entry-level Group and Season Account Executives.

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4. On Saturday the Washington Redskins announced their activation of running back Byron Marshall off of the injured reserve list.

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5. The Washington Redskins have a legitimate chance to put the NFC East on ice when they play the Houston Texans this Sunday at FedExField.

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6. The Washington Redskins will activate running back Byron Marshall off injured reserve, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

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7. On September 16, 2018, the Washington Redskins wore white pants with the burgundy jerseys against the Indianapolis Colts, marking the first appearance of the white pants in a game since 2013.

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8. In 2017, the Washington Redskins resurrected the all-burgundy ensemble as part of the NFL Color Rush.

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9. In the 2006 season, the Washington Redskins started wearing black cleats, something that hadn't been done for quite a while.

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10. The Washington Redskins continued to wear the white jerseys and white pants into the 2006 preseason.

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11. In 2001, the Washington Redskins wore burgundy for all home games in the preseason and regular season per a decision by Marty Schottenheimer, their coach for that year.

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12. On January 7, 2015, the Washington Redskins hired Scot McCloughan to be their general manager.

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13. On January 9, 2014, the Washington Redskins hired Jay Gruden as their head coach.

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14. In Week 11, the Washington Redskins would face the struggling Philadelphia Eagles in Washington.

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15. The Washington Redskins managed to tie at the end of regulation, and in overtime had a chance to break New Orleans' winning streak.

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16. The Washington Redskins picked Sean Taylor from University of Miami during the draft in Gibbs' first season.

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17. On January 3, 2001, the Washington Redskins hired former Browns and Chiefs head coach Marty Schottenheimer as head coach.

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18. The Washington Redskins have the distinction of being the only team with no players crossing the picket line.

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19. The Washington Redskins finished 3rd in the NFC East behind the Cowboys and missed the wild card to the Giants by virtue of tiebreakers.

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20. The Washington Redskins ended the 1962 season with their best record in five years: Mitchell led the league with 11 touchdowns, and caught 72 passes and was selected to the Pro Bowl.

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21. The Washington Redskins were under the threat of civil rights legal action by the Kennedy administration, which would have prevented a segregated team from playing at the new DC Stadium, as it was owned by the US Department of the Interior and thus was federal government property.

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22. In 1969, the Washington Redskins hired Vince Lombardi—who gained fame coaching with the Green Bay Packers—to be their new head coach.

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23. In the first quarter, the Washington Redskins had the ball at their own 5-yard line.

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24. In 1940, the Washington Redskins met the Bears again in the championship game on December 8.

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