1955 Chicago Cardinals season

The 1955 Chicago Cardinals season was the 36th season the team was in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 2–10, winning four games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.

1955 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coachRay Richards
Home fieldComiskey Park
Local radioWGN
Results
Record4–7–1
Division place4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 26, 1955 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–7
26,359
2 October 2, 1955 New York Giants W 28–17
9,555
3 October 9, 1955 at Washington Redskins W 24–10
26,337
4 October 16, 1955 at New York Giants L 10–0
7,000
5 October 23, 1955 Philadelphia Eagles T 24–24
24,620
6 October 30, 1955 Cleveland Browns L 26–20
29,471
7 November 5, 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–13
23,310
8 November 13, 1955 at Green Bay Packers L 31–14
20,104
9 November 20, 1955 Washington Redskins L 31–0
16,901
10 November 27, 1955 Chicago Bears W 53–14
47,314
11 December 4, 1955 at Philadelphia Eagles L 27–3
19,378
12 December 11, 1955 at Cleveland Browns L 35–24
25,914

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 7–2–1 349 218 W2
Washington Redskins 8 4 0 .667 6–4 246 222 W1
New York Giants 6 5 1 .545 4–5–1 267 223 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 4 7 1 .364 4–5–1 248 231 L1
Chicago Cardinals 4 7 1 .364 3–6–1 224 252 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 195 285 L7

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

References

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