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Ray Flaherty

## Ray Flaherty Head Coach 1936-42
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976
Nicknamed "Red"… Led the Redskins to the 1937 and 1942 NFL Championships… Coached his team into the NFL title game in his rookie season… Compiled 80-37-5 coaching record … Captured four Eastern division titles with Redskins.

Introduced behind-the-line screen pass in 1937 NFL title game… Developed two-platoon system with one rushing and one passing unit.

Played end with Los Angeles Wildcats (first AFL), New York Yankees and New York Giants … Named to the NFL All-Pro team as a player following the 1928 and 1932 seasons.

Passed away in 1994 at the age of 90… Grew up in the state of Washington… After retiring from football, purchased and operated a successful beer distributorship.

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