When we were champions

The 1991 Redskins: An oral history


Twenty years ago this week, the Washington Redskins won Super Bowl XXVI — the last of their three Vince Lombardi trophies under Coach Joe Gibbs. To commemorate the 1991-1992 season, The Washington Post spoke with more than two dozen players, coaches and others connected with the team and asked them to tell the story in their own words.

Washington Post pages from the 1991 Redskins season

Here’s how The Washington Post covered the Redskins’ run to victory in Super Bowl XXVI 20 years ago.

It began quietly, following a 45-0 rout of the Detroit Lions in Week 1 of the 1991 season; by Week 4 it had a name: The Bandwagon. From there, it’s history. Read all of Tony Kornheiser’s Bandwagon columns from 1991-92

Redskins Super Bowl history

Game stats and the original Post articles from each of the Redskins five Super Bowl visits.

Your memories from the 1991-92 Washington Redskins season

Your memories from the 1991-92 Washington Redskins season

Share photos of your memorabilia from the Washington Redskins’ 1991-92 season — the year the team went 14-2 and defeated the Buffalo Bills in the Super Bowl.

Remembering the Redskins' last Super Bowl team

Former Washington Post reporter Richard Justice answers reader questions about the 1991-92 Washington Redskins and their victory in Super Bowl XXVI.

Redskins' 1991 schedule