First Draft Choice: Riley Smith, B, Alabama was selected second overall in the NFL’s first-ever draft in 1936.
First Regular-Season Game: A 14-0 loss to the Brooklyn Dodgers, 10/2/32.
First Winning Season: 1936 (7-5-0).
First Playoff Appearance: A 21-6 loss to the Green Bay Packers in the 1936 NFL Championship Game played at the Polo Grounds in New York, 12/13/36.
First All-League Players: T Turk Edwards, 1932.
First Redskins Elected to Hall of Fame: QB Sammy Baugh and Founder/Administrator George Preston Marshall, charter members, 1963.
First to Rush 200 Yards in a Game: Cliff Battles, 215 yards vs. New York Giants, 10/8/33 was the first player in NFL history to rush for 200 yards in a single game.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Larry Brown, 1,125 yards (1970).
First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Sammy Baugh, 446 yards vs. Boston Yanks, 10/31/48.
Most Yards Rushing, Career: John Riggins, 7,472 yards, (1976-1979, 1981-1985).
Most Yards Passing, Career: Joe Theismann, 25,206 yards, (1974-1985).
Most Receptions, Career: Art Monk, 888 receptions (1980-1993).
All-Time Leading Scorer: Mark Moseley, 1,207 points, (1974-1986).
It’s A Fact: On 10/16/38, halfback Andy Farkas ran the wrong way and was tackled for a safety. Farkas, however, went from goat to hero when he led the Redskins to a 7-5 comeback win over the Detroit Lions.
Longest Interception Return: Barry Wilburn’s 100-yard return vs. the Minnesota Vikings, 12/26/87.