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This is a list of the greatest Washington Redskins of all time. The Washington Redskins are a deep that's rich with tradition. Formed in 1933, the Redskins are have had some of the greatest players in football history wear its uniform. The team has won five championship, with two before the AFL-NFL merger and three Super Bowl titles in the 1980s and 1990s. Despite a dry period that ran from 1946-1970, the Redskins have been one of the most successful teams in the NFL. They have featured a number of Hall of Fame players and some of the best players ever, especially on offense.

Like many NFL teams, when the Redskins have a great quarterback, they are more likely to achieve success. Beginning with "Slingin'" Sammy Baugh to Sonny Jurgensen to Joe Theismann to Robert Griffin III today, the Redskins have had some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL on its team. Another position of strength for the Redskins has been its offensive line. Nicknamed "The Hogs," the Redskins teams of the 1980s had one of the best offensive lines in the league, and easily one of the most memorable nicknames ever. Along with a superstar receiving cores with Art Monk, Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders, the Redskins won three Super Bowl titles in nine seasons from 1982-1991. Those teams are some of the best in team history.

This is the list of the greatest Washington Redskins of all time. If you think someone should be on this list of the best Redskins of all time, then feel free to add him to the list. Vote or rerank this list of the greatest Washington Redskins ever.
list ordered by

1
939 224
Darrell Green is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback

2
873 221
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Fullback

3
787 173
Art Monk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver

4
679 189
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Punter, Quarterback, Defensive back

5
935 241
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety

6
625 226
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback

7
555 131
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback

8
486 115
Joe Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman

9
396 126
Russ Grimm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Guard

10
379 120
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver

11
348 102
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety

12
412 106
Dexter Manley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive end

13
353 99
Gary Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver

14
381 56
Joe Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tight end

15
298 92
Bobby Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

16
471 179
Champ Bailey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback

17
402 140
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Linebacker, Middle Linebacker

18
300 84
Charles Mann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive end

19
290 91
Chris Hanburger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker

20
377 139
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back

21
357 118
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback

22
291 90
Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Placekicker

23
278 89
Dave Butz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end

24
358 104
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver

25
286 84
Brian Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner

26
246 103
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker

27
279 90
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tackle, Tight end

28
238 103
Ricky Sanders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver

29
239 50
Ryan Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Defensive end, Linebacker

30
219 71
Jeff Bostic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Offensive Lineman

31
212 94
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker

32
202 86
Mark May is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Offensive lineman

33
193 24
Trent Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
quinn17 added Tackle

34
189 82
Chris Samuels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tackle

35
277 118
Chris Cooley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Fullback, Tight end

36
240 118
Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback

37
194 99
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback

38
182 92
Jim Lachey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tackle

39
188 75
Monte Coleman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker

40
153 57
George Allen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Coach

41
212 108
DeAngelo Hall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback

42
151 78
Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tight end

43
218 131
LaVar Arrington is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker

44
165 86
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back

45
148 89
Mark Schlereth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

46
137 85
Darryl Grant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

47
146 56
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Cornerback

48
150 67
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Redskin23 added Tight end

49
131 73
Brian Orakpo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Defensive end, Linebacker

50
98 36
Ken Harvey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
rushzonesports added Linebacker