List of Washington Redskins starting quarterbacks

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This is a list of American football quarterbacks who have started for the Washington Redskins, as well as its predecessors the Boston Braves (1932) and Boston Redskins (19331936), in the National Football League (NFL). The Washington Redskins franchise was originally founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the Boston Braves, named after the local baseball franchise.[1] The name was changed the following year to the Redskins. In 1937, the franchise moved to Washington, D.C.[2]

Of the 49 Redskins starting quarterbacks, two have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Sammy Baugh and Sonny Jurgensen.[3]

Robert Griffin III 2012-present
Jason Campbell 2005-2009
Mark Brunell 2004-2007
Mark Rypien 1986-1993
Joe Theismann 1974-1985
Sammy Baugh 1937-1952

Starting quarterbacks[edit]

These quarterbacks have started for the National Football League's Washington Redskins. They are listed in order of the date of each player's first start at quarterback for the Redskins.

Season(s)Quarterback(s)
2014Robert Griffin III (2) / Kirk Cousins (5) / Colt McCoy (0)
2013Robert Griffin III (13) / Kirk Cousins (3)
2012Robert Griffin III (15) / Kirk Cousins (1)
2011Rex Grossman (13) / John Beck (3)
2010Donovan McNabb (13) / Rex Grossman (3)
2009Jason Campbell (16)
2008Jason Campbell (16)
2007Jason Campbell (13) / Todd Collins (3)
2006Mark Brunell (9) / Jason Campbell (7)
2005Mark Brunell (15) / Patrick Ramsey (1)
2004Mark Brunell (9) / Patrick Ramsey (7)
2003Patrick Ramsey (11) / Tim Hasselbeck (5)
2002Shane Matthews (7) / Patrick Ramsey (5) / Danny Wuerffel (4)
2001Tony Banks (14) / Jeff George (2)
2000Brad Johnson (11) / Jeff George (5)
1999Brad Johnson (16)
1998Trent Green (14) / Gus Frerotte (2)
1997Gus Frerotte (13) / Jeff Hostetler (3)
1996Gus Frerotte (16)
1995Gus Frerotte (11) / Heath Shuler (5)
1994Heath Shuler (8) / John Friesz (4) / Gus Frerotte (4)
1993Mark Rypien (10) / Rich Gannon (4) / Cary Conklin (2)
1992Mark Rypien (16)
1991Mark Rypien (16)
1990Mark Rypien (10) / Stan Humphries (5) / Jeff Rutledge (1)
1989Mark Rypien (14) / Doug Williams (2)
1988Doug Williams (10) / Mark Rypien (6)
1987Jay Schroeder (10) / Ed Rubbert (3) / Doug Williams (2)
1986Jay Schroeder (16)
1985Joe Theismann (11) / Jay Schroeder (5)
1984Joe Theismann (16)
1983Joe Theismann (16)
1982Joe Theismann (9)
1981Joe Theismann (16)
1980Joe Theismann (15) / Mike Kruczek (1)
1979Joe Theismann (16)
1978Joe Theismann (14) / Billy Kilmer (2)
1977Billy Kilmer (8) / Joe Theismann (6)
1976Billy Kilmer (9) / Joe Theismann (5)
1975Billy Kilmer (12) / Randy Johnson (2)
1974Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1973Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1972Billy Kilmer (10) / Sonny Jurgensen (4)
1971Billy Kilmer (13) / Sonny Jurgensen (1)
1970Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1969Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1968Sonny Jurgensen (12) / Jim Ninowski (2)
1967Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1966Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1965Sonny Jurgensen (13) / Dick Shiner (1)
1964Sonny Jurgensen (14)
1963Norm Snead (14)
1962Norm Snead (14)
1961Norm Snead (14)
1960Ralph Guglielmi (11) / Eagle Day (1)
1959Eddie LeBaron (8) / Ralph Guglielmi (4)
1958Eddie LeBaron (12) / Ralph Guglielmi (2)
1957Eddie LeBaron (12)
1956Al Dorow (7) / Eddie LeBaron (5)
1955Eddie LeBaron (8) / Ralph Guglielmi (3) / Al Dorow (1)
1954Jack Scarbath (7) / Al Dorow (5)
1953Jack Scarbath (7) / Eddie LeBaron (5)
1952Eddie LeBaron (7) / Sammy Baugh (5)
1951Sammy Baugh (9) / Harry Gilmer (3)
1950Sammy Baugh (7) / Harry Gilmer (5)
1949Sammy Baugh (8) / Harry Gilmer (3)
1948Sammy Baugh (3) / Tommy Mont (2)
1947Sammy Baugh (1) / Jim Youel (5)
1946Jim Youel (4) / Sammy Baugh (2) / Jack Jacobs (2)
1945Sammy Baugh (8)
1944Frank Filchock (6) / Sammy Baugh (4)
1943Sammy Baugh (7) / George Cafego (3)
1942Sammy Baugh (8) / Roy Zimmerman (American football) (1)
1941Frank Filchock (10) / Sammy Baugh (1)
1940Sammy Baugh (11)
1939Frank Filchock (9) / Sammy Baugh (1) / Jim German (1)
1938Bill Hartman (4) / Sammy Baugh (3) / Frank Filchock (2)
1937Sammy Baugh (5)
1936Eddie Britt (5) / Ed Smith (4)
1935Pug Rentner (6) / Bill Shepherd (6)
1934Steve Hokuf (9) / Pug Rentner (2)
1933Jim Musick (11)
1932Hank Hughes (9)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History: History by Decades". Washington Redskins. Archived from the original on 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Washington Redskins (1937-present)". Sportsecyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Famers by Franchise". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 

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