1953 Chicago Cardinals season

The 1953 Chicago Cardinals season was the 34th season the team was in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 4–8, winning only one game, the final game of the season.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.

1953 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coachJoe Stydahar
Home fieldComiskey Park
Results
Record1–10–1
Division place6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1953 Washington Redskins L 24–13
16,055
2 October 4, 1953 Cleveland Browns L 27–7
24,374
3 October 11, 1953 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 31–28
25,935
4 October 18, 1953 at New York Giants L 21–7
30,301
5 October 25, 1953 Philadelphia Eagles L 56–17
22,064
6 November 1, 1953 New York Giants L 23–20
17,499
7 November 8, 1953 at Washington Redskins L 28–17
19,654
8 November 15, 1953 Los Angeles Rams T 24–24
26,674
9 November 21, 1953 at Philadelphia Eagles L 38–0
19,402
10 November 29, 1953 at Cleveland Browns L 17–16
24,499
11 December 6, 1953 Pittsburgh Steelers L 21–17
14,138
12 December 13, 1953 at Chicago Bears W 24–17
38,059

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 11 1 0 .917 9–1 348 162 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 6–3–1 352 215 W1
Washington Redskins 6 5 1 .545 6–3–1 208 215 L1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 211 263 W2
New York Giants 3 9 0 .250 3–7 179 277 L2
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 1 .091 0–10 190 337 W1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

References

  1. ^ 1953 Chicago Cardinals
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