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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.

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Darrell Green is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback from Houston, Texas
2
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back and Fullback from Seneca, Kansas, United States of America
3
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety from Miami, Florida
4
Art Monk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver from White Plains, New York, United States of America
5
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Punter and Quarterback from Temple, Texas, United States of America
6
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback from Wilmington, North Carolina
7
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback from New Brunswick, USA, New Jersey
8
Joe Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Jacoby Tackle and Offensive Lineman from Louisville, Kentucky
9
Dexter Manley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive end from Houston, Texas
10
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back and Wide receiver from Dallas, Texas
11
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Safety from Lufkin, Texas
12
Russ Grimm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Guard from Scottdale, Pennsylvania
13
Joe Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Tight end from Mocksville, North Carolina, United States of America
14
Champ Bailey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Cornerback from Fort Campbell, Kentucky
15
Gary Clark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Gary Clark Wide receiver from Virginia
16
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wide receiver from Miami, Florida, United States of America
17
Charles Mann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Charles Mann Defensive end from Sacramento, California
18
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back from Laurel, Mississippi, United States of America
19
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Linebacker and Middle Linebacker from Cleveland, Ohio
20
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Quarterback from Zachary, Louisiana
21
Ryan Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ryan Kerrigan Defensive end and Linebacker from Center Township, Muncie, Indiana
22
Chris Hanburger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Hanburger Linebacker from Fort Bragg, North Carolina
23
Bobby Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Running back and Return specialist from Hot Springs, Arkansas
24
Dave Butz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Defensive tackle and Defensive end from La Fayette, Alabama
25
Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Placekicker from Laneville, Texas