With a 19-10 loss to the New York Giants, the Washington Redskins missed out on the post season. Regardless, there are several records that the team and individual players broke as well as others moving up in the rankings.
* The Redskins broke the franchise record for total net yards in a single season (6,253 in 1989) with 6,454.
* The Redskins (6.40) setting a single-season team record for yards per play (6.17 in 2012).
* The 2016 Redskins (403.3) became the first team in franchise history to average 400 yards per game.
* The Redskins had a team-record three 500-yard games this season.
* The Redskins (407) breaking the team record for completions in a single season (386 in 2015).
* The Redskins (228) breaking the team record for passing first downs in a single season (217 in 1989).
* The Redskins featured multiple 1,000-yard receivers for the first time since 1999 (Albert Connell and Michael Westbrook).
* The Redskins recorded a sack in a 24th consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season. Washington's active streak ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL (Cincinnati, 29).
* The Redskins recorded a sack to give the team at least one sack in every game this season, the franchise's first such accomplishment since 2009. It marks the seventh time the team has accomplished the feat since sacks became an official statistic in 1982 (1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1996 and 2009).
* Cornerback Bashaud Breeland recorded a career-high three interceptions this season.
* Quarterback Kirk Cousins finishing the season as third in NFL history in completion percentage (65.9) behind Drew Brees (66.7) and Chad Pennington (66.0). Cousins reached the 1,500-attempt threshold needed to qualify in Week 16 at Chicago.
* Cousins added to his team record passing yards this season (4,876).
* Cousins (304.8) became the first quarterback in team history to average 300 passing yards per game in a season. The previous record was 269.1, set by Mark Rypien in 1989.
* Cousins registering the seventh 25-touchdown passing season in team history, joining Sonny Jurgensen (31 in 1967), himself (29 in 2015), Joe Theismann (29 in 1983), Jurgensen (28 in 1966), Mark Rypien (28 in 1991) and Sammy Baugh (25 in 1947).
* Cousins starting his 16th regular season game for a second consecutive season joining Jason Campbell (2008-09), Mark Rypien (1991-92) and Joe Theismann (1983-84) as the only quarterbacks in team history to start 16 games in back-to-back seasons.
* Cousins (nine) career rushing touchdown tied with Sammy Baugh for the third most career rushing touchdowns by a Redskins quarterback.
* Wide receiver Jamison Crowder finished third in the NFL in punt return average (12.1) behind Tyreek Hill (15.2) and Andre Roberts (12.3).
* Tight end Vernon Davis (505) tied Dallas Clark and Frank Wycheck for 10th on the NFL's list of career receptions by a tight end.
* Wide receiver Pierre Garcon extended his streak of consecutive regular season games played with a reception to 102, the fifth longest active streak in the NFL (Larry Fitzgerald, 194; Brandon Marshall, 159; Steve Smith Sr., 142; Michael Crabtree, 110). Seventy three of the games in Garçon’s streak have come with Washington, the third-longest streak by a member of the Redskins since the 1970 merger.
* Garçon and DeSean Jackson posted their second 1,000- yard receiving season with the Redskins to join Gary Clark (five), Art Monk (five), Santana Moss (three), Henry Ellard (three), Ricky Sanders (two) and Bobby Mitchell (two) as the only players with multiple 1,000-yard receiving seasons in team history.
* Kicker Dustin Hopkins had single-season career highs in field goals (34) and points (138), the latter ranking fourth on the franchise's single-season scoring list. Hopkins broke Mark Moseley's record (33 in 1983) for the most field goals in a single season in team history.
* Jackson posted his fifth 1,000-yard season of his career, including his second with Washington (2014).
* Running back Robert Kelley (six) finishes fifth on the team’s list of rushing touchdowns by a rookie.
* Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan became the first member of the Redskins to start all 16 games in each of the first six seasons of an NFL career since the adoption of the 16-game schedule in 1978. Kerrigan started his 96th consecutive game, the second-longest active streak among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career.
* Linebacker Trent Murphy had a career-high 8.0 sacks this season after entering the year with 6.0 sacks in his first two NFL seasons from 2014-15.
* Tight end Jordan Reed (248) moves past Don Warren (244) in team history for third-most career receptions by a tight end and 12th-most career receptions by any player.
* Reed became the 16th player in team history to record 20 touchdown receptions with the Redskins.
* Reed (20) surpassed Clint Didier (19) for sole possession of fourth-most by a tight end in Redskins history.
* Guard Brandon Scherff starting his 16th game this season to join Chris Samuels (2000-01) and Jon Jansen (1999-2000) as the only Redskins offensive linemen to open their careers by starting 16 games in each of their first two NFL seasons.
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