1981 Washington Redskins Schedule & Results

1981 Washington Redskins schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Preseason

Friday, August 7, 1981 FINAL
Kansas City (0-1) 10
Washington (1-0) 16
Friday, August 14, 1981 FINAL
Minnesota (0-2) 13
Washington (2-0) 27
Saturday, August 22, 1981 FINAL
Washington (3-0) 13
Baltimore (0-3) 7
Sunday, August 30, 1981 FINAL
Washington (3-1) 10
New England (4-0) 19

Regular Season

Sun 9/6 1234FINAL
Dallas (1-0) 0146626
Washington (0-1) 073010
Pass
D. White (DAL), 24-12-145, 0 INT, 2 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 48-22-281, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Dorsett (DAL), 21-132
J. Riggins (WAS), 8-25
Rec
T. Dorsett (DAL), 3-26
J. Washington (WAS), 10-124, 1 TD
Sun 9/13 1234FINAL
NY Giants (1-1) 0071017
Washington (0-2) 00707
Pass
P. Simms (NYG), 27-8-93, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 48-27-318, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Kotar (NYG), 13-38
J. Riggins (WAS), 6-28
Rec
G. Shirk (NYG), 4-41
A. Monk (WAS), 7-74
Sun 9/20 1234FINAL
Washington (0-3) 10701330
St. Louis (1-2) 91701440
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 37-25-388, 1 INT, 4 TD
J. Hart (STL), 22-12-226, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
W. Jackson (WAS), 22-104
W. Morris (STL), 13-60
Rec
R. Thompson (WAS), 7-106, 2 TD
R. Green (STL), 4-115, 1 TD
Sun 9/27 1234FINAL
Washington (0-4) 060713
Philadelphia (4-0) 0772236
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 32-22-265, 1 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 26-14-150, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
W. Jackson (WAS), 17-64
L. Giammona (PHI), 18-49, 1 TD
Rec
T. Metcalf (WAS), 8-123
L. Giammona (PHI), 5-47, 1 TD
Sun 10/4 1234FINAL
San Francisco (3-2) 14106030
Washington (0-5) 0301417
Pass
J. Montana (SF), 28-15-193, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 24-10-123, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Patton (SF), 9-43, 1 TD
J. Riggins (WAS), 13-47
Rec
L. Elliott (SF), 6-69
J. Washington (WAS), 8-49
Sun 10/11 1234FINAL
Washington (1-5) 1070724
Chicago (1-5) 00077
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 25-12-83, 1 INT, 0 TD
V. Evans (CHI), 37-8-131, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 23-126, 2 TD
M. Suhey (CHI), 9-25
Rec
J. Washington (WAS), 3-5
B. Baschnagel (CHI), 4-72
Sun 10/18 1234FINAL
Washington (1-6) 030710
Miami (5-1-1) 037313
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 23-17-149, 1 INT, 0 TD
D. Woodley (MIA), 28-15-296, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 20-77, 1 TD
T. Nathan (MIA), 13-98
Rec
A. Monk (WAS), 4-42
T. Nathan (MIA), 4-39
Sun 10/25 1234FINAL
New England (2-6) 690722
Washington (2-6) 7710024
Pass
S. Grogan (NE), 30-17-306, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 23-14-162, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Collins (NE), 22-103, 1 TD
J. Washington (WAS), 14-47
Rec
D. Hasselbeck (NE), 5-112
J. Washington (WAS), 9-97, 1 TD
Sun 11/1 1234FINAL
St. Louis (3-6) 0002121
Washington (3-6) 14771442
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 39-24-305, 4 INT, 3 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 19-14-219, 0 INT, 3 TD
Rush
O. Anderson (STL), 18-122
J. Washington (WAS), 23-93
Rec
P. Tilley (STL), 8-96, 2 TD
J. Washington (WAS), 4-22
Sun 11/8 1234FINAL
Detroit (4-6) 71401031
Washington (4-6) 101031033
Pass
E. Hipple (DET), 22-14-282, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 31-19-287, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Sims (DET), 21-159, 2 TD
J. Washington (WAS), 27-144, 2 TD
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 8-156, 1 TD
V. Seay (WAS), 8-145
Sun 11/15 12345F/OT
Washington (5-6) 73710330
NY Giants (5-6) 7677027
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 38-25-242, 1 INT, 2 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 17-6-109, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 26-82, 1 TD
L. Perry (NYG), 11-67
Rec
J. Washington (WAS), 7-36
J. Perkins (NYG), 3-47, 1 TD
Sun 11/22 1234FINAL
Washington (5-7) 073010
Dallas (9-3) 737724
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 34-14-158, 1 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 27-13-222, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Washington (WAS), 12-84
T. Dorsett (DAL), 23-115
Rec
R. Thompson (WAS), 4-56
D. Pearson (DAL), 6-111
Sun 11/29 1234FINAL
Washington (5-8) 0140014
Buffalo (8-5) 777021
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 34-22-220, 1 INT, 1 TD
J. Ferguson (BUF), 18-6-76, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Washington (WAS), 16-69
R. Hooks (BUF), 19-109, 2 TD
Rec
J. Washington (WAS), 7-64
J. Butler (BUF), 3-38, 1 TD
Sun 12/6 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (9-5) 0130013
Washington (6-8) 600915
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 35-16-266, 3 INT, 2 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 22-13-87, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Montgomery (PHI), 27-116
J. Riggins (WAS), 11-61
Rec
B. Campfield (PHI), 4-54, 2 TD
T. Metcalf (WAS), 4-21
Sun 12/13 1234FINAL
Baltimore (1-14) 707014
Washington (7-8) 72110038
Pass
B. Jones (BAL), 25-14-217, 2 INT, 2 TD
J. Theismann (WAS), 36-23-339, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Dickey (BAL), 17-56
J. Washington (WAS), 20-73
Rec
R. Carr (BAL), 6-114
A. Monk (WAS), 7-148, 1 TD
Sun 12/20 1234FINAL
Washington (8-8) 61014030
Los Angeles (6-10) 07007
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 22-14-247, 1 INT, 2 TD
D. Pastorini (LA), 21-8-102, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Washington (WAS), 14-96
M. Guman (LA), 12-41, 1 TD
Rec
T. Metcalf (WAS), 4-60
M. Guman (LA), 2-12

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