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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.

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686 173
Darrell Green is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Darrell Green Cornerback

2
643 168
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
John Riggins Running back, Fullback

3
577 132
Art Monk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Art Monk Wide receiver

4
524 152
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sammy Baugh Punter, Quarterback, Defensive back

5
678 180
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

6
492 170
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Theismann Quarterback

7
422 108
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sonny Jurgensen Quarterback

8
361 92
Joe Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Jacoby Tackle, Offensive Lineman

9
305 105
Russ Grimm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Russ Grimm Guard

10
283 99
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Charley Taylor Running back, Wide receiver

11
299 76
Dexter Manley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Dexter Manley Defensive end

12
250 82
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Ken Houston Safety

13
365 144
Champ Bailey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Champ Bailey Cornerback

14
259 75
Gary Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Gary Clark Wide receiver

The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time

15
228 72
Bobby Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Bobby Mitchell Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

16
302 115
London Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
London Fletcher Linebacker, Middle Linebacker

17
284 104
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

18
247 41
Joe Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Gibbs Tight end

19
218 77
Chris Hanburger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Hanburger Linebacker

20
216 66
Charles Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Charles Mann Defensive end

21
256 82
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Doug Williams Quarterback

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212 60
Brian Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Brian Mitchell Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner

23
215 77
Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Mark Moseley Placekicker

24
212 76
Dave Butz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Dave Butz Defensive tackle, Defensive end

25
268 79
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

26
186 82
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sam Huff Linebacker

27
221 75
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Larry Brown Tackle, Tight end

28
178 84
Ricky Sanders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Ricky Sanders Wide receiver

The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

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163 57
Jeff Bostic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jeff Bostic Offensive Lineman

30
145 32
Ryan Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ryan Kerrigan Defensive end, Linebacker

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151 70
Mark May is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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160 76
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wilber Marshall Linebacker

33
148 63
Chris Samuels is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Samuels Tackle

34
210 92
Chris Cooley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Cooley Fullback, Tight end

35
154 81
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Billy Kilmer Quarterback

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144 75
Jim Lachey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jim Lachey Tackle

37
183 101
Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Mark Rypien Quarterback

38
162 77
DeAngelo Hall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
DeAngelo Hall Cornerback

39
144 64
Monte Coleman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Monte Coleman Linebacker - 1957

40
179 101
LaVar Arrington is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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105 46
George Allen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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117 65
Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jerry Smith Tight end

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125 68
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Stephen Davis Running back

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110 13
Trent Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
quinn17 added Trent Williams Tackle

45
122 75
Mark Schlereth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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111 71
Darryl Grant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Darryl Grant Defensive tackle, Tackle

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162 107
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Kirk Cousins Quarterback

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108 45
Pat Fischer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Pat Fischer Cornerback

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95 42
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Redskin23 added Jordan Reed Tight end

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91 47
Brian Orakpo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Brian Orakpo Defensive end, Linebacker