This is a list of the greatest Washington Commanders (neé Redskins) of all time. The Washington Commanders are a deep that's rich with tradition. Formed in 1933, the Commanders 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 Commanders 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 Commanders 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 Commanders have had some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL on its team. Another position of strength for the Commanders has been its offensive line. Nicknamed "The Hogs," the Commanders 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 Commanders won three Super Bowl titles in nine seasons from 1982-1991. Those teams are some of the best in team history.
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- Tight end
- Running back, Fullback
- Wide receiver
- Punter, Quarterback, Defensive back
- 9Tackle, Offensive Lineman
- Defensive end
- Running back, Wide receiver
- 13Outside Linebacker
- 14Defensive end
- 15Wide receiver
- Defensive tackle, Defensive end
- Wide receiver
- Running back, Return specialist, Halfback
- Running back
- Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner
- Offensive tackle
- 25Linebacker, Middle Linebacker