Few NFL teams can boast the fact that they have such a storied history at the most important position on the field. Teams also can’t place their name next to winning three different Super Bowl victories in the span of 10 seasons with three different quarterbacks leading the charge.
There is only one Washington Redskins.
Each Thursday, Redskins.com will post a top-10 gallery looking back at some of the franchise’s top moments. Today, it’s a look at the best single-season passing performances in terms of yardage by quarterbacks in franchise history.
Can you guess who is No. 1 without peeking?
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.