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

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

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+ - 337 65
Art Monk 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Art Monk Wide receiver

4
+ - 302 77
Sammy Baugh 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sammy Baugh Punter, Quarterback, Defensive back

5
+ - 286 79
Joe Theismann 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Theismann Quarterback

6
+ - 323 77
Sean Taylor 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

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+ - 234 52
Sonny Jurgensen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sonny Jurgensen Quarterback

8
+ - 188 55
Russ Grimm 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Russ Grimm Guard

9
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Charley Taylor 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Charley Taylor Running back, Wide receiver

10
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Joe Jacoby 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Jacoby Tackle, Offensive Lineman

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Champ Bailey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Champ Bailey Cornerback

12
+ - 162 34
Dexter Manley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Dexter Manley Defensive end

13
+ - 131 46
Ken Houston 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Ken Houston Safety

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+ - 140 45
Bobby Mitchell 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Bobby Mitchell Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

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London Fletcher 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
London Fletcher Linebacker, Middle Linebacker

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+ - 143 42
Gary Clark 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Gary Clark Wide receiver

17
+ - 126 45
Chris Hanburger 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Hanburger Linebacker

18
+ - 159 59
Clinton Portis 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

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+ - 133 40
Doug Williams 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Doug Williams Quarterback

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+ - 123 48
Dave Butz 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Dave Butz Defensive tackle, Defensive end

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+ - 114 36
Charles Mann 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Charles Mann Defensive end

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+ - 88 15
Joe Gibbs 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Joe Gibbs Tight end

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+ - 118 52
Mark Moseley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Mark Moseley Placekicker

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+ - 112 38
Brian Mitchell 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Brian Mitchell Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner

25
+ - 107 56
Sam Huff 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Sam Huff Linebacker

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+ - 146 52
Santana Moss 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

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+ - 106 53
Ricky Sanders 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Ricky Sanders Wide receiver

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+ - 95 30
Jeff Bostic 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jeff Bostic Offensive Lineman

29
+ - 128 55
Larry Brown 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Larry Brown Tackle, Tight end

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Mark May 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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+ - 121 52
Chris Cooley 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Cooley Fullback, Tight end

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Kirk Cousins 
                    is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Kirk Cousins Quarterback

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+ - 89 47
Wilber Marshall 
                    is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Wilber Marshall Linebacker

34
+ - 110 58
Mark Rypien 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Mark Rypien Quarterback

35
+ - 78 46
Jim Lachey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jim Lachey Tackle

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+ - 45 7
Ryan Kerrigan 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Ryan Kerrigan Defensive end, Linebacker

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+ - 87 49
Billy Kilmer 
                    is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Billy Kilmer Quarterback

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+ - 80 35
DeAngelo Hall 
                    is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
DeAngelo Hall Cornerback

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+ - 75 40
Chris Samuels 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Chris Samuels Tackle

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+ - 23 2
Jordan Reed 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jordan Reed Tight end

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+ - 96 57
LaVar Arrington 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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+ - 108 65
Alfred Morris 
                    is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Alfred Morris Running back

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+ - 60 40
Jerry Smith 
                    is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Jerry Smith Tight end

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DeSean Jackson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
DeSean Jackson Wide receiver

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+ - 65 47
Darryl Grant 
                    is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Darryl Grant Defensive tackle, Tackle

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+ - 65 44
Mark Schlereth 
                    is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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+ - 30 12
Pierre Garçon 
                    is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Pierre Garçon Wide receiver

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+ - 65 44
Stephen Davis 
                    is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Stephen Davis Running back

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+ - 39 18
George Allen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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+ - 70 45
Monte Coleman 
                    is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time
Monte Coleman Linebacker - 1957