70 Greatest Redskins Finalist List
The 102 finalists for the Redskins' 70 Greatest Players of All-Time have been named.
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Quarterbacks    
Sammy Baugh* QB 1937-52 – Most touchdown passes in Redskins history with 187
Sonny Jurgensen* QB 1964-74 – Highest QB rating in Redskins history with 85.0
Billy Kilmer QB 1971-78 – Passed for over 20,000 yards in his career
Eddie LeBaron QB 1952-53, 1955-59– Three-time Pro Bowler, 1956, 57 & 59
Joe Theismann QB 1974-85 – Redskins all-time passing leader
Frank Filchock QB 1938-41, 1944-45 – Led the NFL in TD passes in 1939 and 1944
Mark Rypien QB 1987-93 – MVP of SuperBowl XXVI
Doug Williams QB 1986-89 – FirstAfrican-American to lead a team to a championship
Riley Smith QB 1936-38 – Played on1937 Championship team
Running Backs    
Cliff Battles* RB 1932-37 – NFL’s leading rusher in 1937
Bill Dudley* RB 1950-51, 1953 – NFLMVP in 1946
John Riggins* RB 1976-79, 1981-85– Redskins all-time leader in rushing yards(7472) and rushing TDs (79)
Larry Brown RB 1969-76 – Second leading Redskins rusher of all time (5875)
Dick James RB/CB 1956-63 – Playedoffense and defense
Terry Allen RB 1995-98 – Redskins fourth leading all-time rusher
Don Bosseler RB 1957-64 – Led the team in rushing in 1959 and 1960
Earnest Byner RB 1989-93 – Appeared in 1990 and 1991 Pro Bowls
Andy Farkas FB 1938-44 – Led team in rushing and scoring in 1938, 39, 42, 43
Rob Goode RB 1949-51, 1954-55 – Holdsteam record for most 100-yard games in a season (7)
Jim Musick FB 1932-33, 1935-36 –Led the NFL in rushing in 1933
Dick Poillon RB 1942, 1946-49 – Led team in scoring for three years; two-way player
George Rogers RB 1985-87 – Led team in rushing three times
Mike Thomas RB 1975-78 – Led team in rushing three times
Dick Todd RB 1939-42, 1945-48 – Led team in rushing two seasons, receiving two seasons
Joe Washington RB 1981-84 – Led Redskins in rushing in 1981
Charlie Justice RB 1950, 1952-54– Nicknamed “Choo-choo ” retired as team’s third-leading rusher
Joe Scudero HB 1954-58 – 1955 ProBowler
Wide Receivers    
Bobby Mitchell* FL 1962-68 – Led NFL in receiving yards in 1962; holds team record for receiving yards ina season (1436)
Charley Taylor* WR 1964-77 – Secondon Redskins’ all-time receptions list (649)
Art Monk WR 1980-93 – Redskins all-time receptions leader (888)
Ricky Sanders WR 1986-93 – Fifthall-time for yards gained as a Redskins receiver (5854)
Gary Clark WR 1982-92 – Third all-time in Redskins receiving yards (8742)
Henry Ellard WR 1994-98 – Had three 1000-yard seasons as a Redskin
Roy Jefferson WR 1971-76 – Let teamin receiving in 1971
Hugh “Bones” Taylor WR 1947-54 –Led team in receptions every year between 1949 and 1954
Bill Malinchak WR 1970-74, 1976 –Special teams standout; blocked punt to beat Cowboys in 1976
Wayne Millner* E 1936-41, 1945 –First Redskin with 100-yard receiving game
John Carson E 1954-59 – Led team in receiving three times
Charley Malone E 1934-40, 1942 –Five-season starter
Joe Tereshinski E/LB 1947-54 – Played in 86 games as Redskin
Tight Ends
Don Warren TE 1979-92 – Played 14 years as Redskin tied for third longest in team history
Jerry Smith TE 1965-77 – Fourth all-time in Redskins receptions
Offensive Linemen
Turk Edwards* OT 1932-40 – Named All-NFL in four of first six pro seasons
Russ Grimm OG 1981-91 – Named to four consecutive Pro Bowls (1983-86)
Len Hauss C 1964-77 – Started 192 consecutive games from 1964 to 1977
Joe Jacoby OT 1981-93 – Named tofour consecutive Pro Bowls (1983-1986)
Vince Promuto OG 1960-70 – Played 130 games as Redskin
Jeff Bostic C 1980-93 – Played  al l14 years as Redskin
Al DeMao C 1945-53 – Played in nine NFL seasons
Terry Hermeling OT 1970-80 – Played 120 games as Redskin
Jim Lachey OT 1988-95 – Three-time Pro Bowler two with Redskins
Paul Lipscomb OT 1950-54 – Selected to two Pro Bowls
Raleigh McKenzie OG 1985-94 – Named to All-NFL team in 1991
Ron Saul OG 1970-81 – Named to ProBowl in 1979
Mark Schlereth OB 1989-95 – Played on 1991 Super Bowl team
Ed Simmons OT 1987-97 – Played all but three downs in 1995
Willie Wilkin OT 1938-43 – Only missed two games in six-year career
Ray Schoenke OG 1966-75 – Played 10 years at guard/tackle
Dick Stanfel OG 1956-58 – Earned Pro Bowl berth in three Redskins seasons
George Starke OT 1973-84 – Original “Hog” played 65 straight games at tackle from 1974-78
Defensive Linemen    
Gene Brito DE/TE 1951-53, 1955-58– Four consecutive Pro Bowls between 1955-58
Dave Butz DT 1975-88 – Named Redskins Defensive Player of the Year in 1978 and 1981
Dexter Manley DE 1981-89 – Redskins career sack leader (97.5)
Charles Mann DE 1983-93 – Number two all-time in sacks (82)
Diron Talbert DT 1971-80 – Played 186 games in 14 NFL seasons (10 with Redskins)
Bill Brundige DE 1970-77 – Sixth all-time on Redskins sack list
John Paluck DE 1956, 1959-65 – Played 105 games as Redskin
Bob Toneff DT 1959-64 – All-Pro selectionin 1959, 60, 61
Verlon Biggs DE 1972-75 – Started at defensive end in team’s 1972 Super Bowl run
Darrell Grant DT 1981-90 – Twice recorded over 100 tackles
Ron McDole DE 1971-78 – Played in every game from 1971-77; helped team to five playoff appearances
Linebackers    
Sam Huff* LB 1964-67, 1969 – Named to five Pro Bowls one as a Redskin
Chris Hanburger LB 1965-78 – Went to nine Pro Bowls a team record
Monte Coleman LB 1979-94 – Second-longest tenure (16 years) in team history
Ken Harvey LB 1994-98 – Named to four straight Pro Bowls (1994-1997)
Wilber Marshall LB 1988-92 – Named to 1992 Pro Bowl team
Harold McLinton LB 1969-78 – Played on 1972 NFC Championship team
Neal Olkewicz LB 1979-89 – Redskins defensive MVP in 1988
Rusty Tillman LB 1970-77 – Played seven different special teams positions
Pete Wysocki LB 1975-80 – Played 88 games over six seasons
Chuck Drazenovich LB 1950-59 – Made Pro Bowl every season from 1955-58
Brad Dusek LB 1974-81 – Played everygame from 1975-79
Defensive Backs    
Ken Houston* S 1973-80 – Was named to 12 straight Pro Bowls from 1968-79
Paul Krause* DB 1964-67 – Had 28 interceptions in four Redskins seasons
Pat Fischer CB 1968-77 – Played 213 games as an NFL defensive back a record at the time he retired
Brig Owens DB 1966-77 – Second all-timein Redskins interceptions (36)
Darrell Green DB 1983-? – Team’s all-time interceptions leader (54); longest career in team history
Mike Bass CB 1969-75 – Had 30 interceptionsin Redskins career fourth all-time
Rickie Harris DB 1965-70 – Led team in punt returns six times
Joe Lavender CB 1976-82 – Pro Bowler in 1979 and 1980
Mark Murphy S 1977-84 – Pro Bowler in 1982 and 1983
Lemar Parrish CB 1978-81 – Led team with nine interceptions in 1979
Special Teamers    
Mark Moseley K 1974-86 – Leading scorer in Redskins history (1207 points)
Mike Bragg P 1968-79 – Most punts in Redskins history (896)
Chip Lohmiller K 1988-94 – Secondall-time in points for the Redskins (787)
Brian Mitchell RB/KR 1990-99 – Most combined yards in team history
Mike Nelms KR 1980-84 – Three-time Pro Bowler (1980-1982)
Coaches    
George Allen* head coach 1971-77– Second all-time in team coaching victories (67)
Ray Flaherty* head coach 1937-42– Won the 1937 and 1942 NFC Championship
Joe Gibbs* head coach 1981-92 – Won all three of the team’s Super Bowls (1982, 87, 91)
* Pro Football Hall of Fame
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