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The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time  

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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, then head over and check out the top Redskins kickers ever and best Redskins tight ends.

list ordered by
1
Darrell Green is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback
2
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Fullback
3
Art Monk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver
4
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Punter, Quarterback, Defensive back
5
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety
6
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback
7
Joe Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman
8
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback
9
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver
10
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety
11
Russ Grimm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Guard
12
Dexter Manley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive end
13
Bobby Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback
14
Gary Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver
15
Joe Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tight end
16
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Linebacker, Middle Linebacker
17
Champ Bailey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback
18
Chris Hanburger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Linebacker
19
Charles Mann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive end
20
Dave Butz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end
21
Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Placekicker
22
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback
23
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back
24
Ryan Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Defensive end, Linebacker
25
Brian Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner