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1951 Chicago Cardinals (NFL) 6th place American Conference 3-9-0 .250
Head Coach: Curly Lambeau (2-8); Co-Head Coaches: Phil Handler and Cecil Isbell (1-1)
LinePhil Handler
BackfieldCecil Isbell
DefenseGarrard Ramsey
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/25/1951AGreen Bay Packers14-17LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16168
Fri8/31/1951HNew York Yanks28-7WChicago, ILComiskey Park20165
Sat9/8/1951NLos Angeles Rams36-21WSalt Lake City, UTUte Stadium18000
Sat9/15/1951NDetroit Lions7-21LSan Antonio, TXAlamo Stadium19510
Sun9/23/1951NSan Francisco 49ers17-37LOmaha, NECreighton Stadium10000
Sun9/30/1951HPhiladelphia Eagles14-17LChicago, ILComiskey Park16129
Sun10/7/1951HChicago Bears28-14WChicago, ILComiskey Park33781
Sun10/14/1951ANew York Giants17-28LNew York, NYPolo Grounds28095
Sun10/21/1951AWashington Redskins3-7LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium22960
Sun10/28/1951HPittsburgh Steelers14-28LChicago, ILComiskey Park14773
Sun11/4/1951HCleveland Browns17-34LChicago, ILComiskey Park19742
Sun11/11/1951ALos Angeles Rams21-45LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum29995
Sun11/18/1951ASan Francisco 49ers27-21WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium19658
Sun11/25/1951HNew York Giants0-10LChicago, ILComiskey Park11892
Sun12/2/1951ACleveland Browns28-49LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium30550
Sun12/9/1951HWashington Redskins17-20LChicago, ILComiskey Park9459
Sun12/16/1951AChicago Bears24-14WChicago, ILComiskey Park15085
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
7Elmer AngsmanROH5'1120026Notre Dame12
55Eddie BagdonLOG5'1020425Michigan State12
60Tom BienemannLDE-LOE6'322123Drake12
89Billy CrossLOH5'615122West Texas A&M12
31Jerry DavisDB-LOH5'1018027Southeastern Louisiana8
42Bob DoveLDE6'122230Notre Dame12
82Lou FerryLDT6'224424Villanova12
72Bill FischerLOT-LDT6'224824Notre Dame12
44Joe GasparellaQB6'422224Notre Dame2
40Billy GayS5'1117524Notre Dame3
57Jerry GroomLB6'323622Notre Dame12
22Jim HardyQB6'018028Southern California7
66Jerry HennessyRDE6'221925Santa Clara12
15Jerry HoughtonROG6'222625Washington State2
50Jack JenningsROT6'424525Ohio State11
11Don JoyceRDT6'325322Tulane12
53Tony KlimekDB5'1120026Illinois12
17Lindy LauroROH5'1019530Pittsburgh1
75Lynn LynchROG6'222523Illinois2
64Lloyd McDermottLDT6'124026Kentucky12
34John PanelliDB-FB5'1120025Notre Dame12
36Ralph PasquarielloFB6'223725Villanova10
68Cliff PattonLDG-K6'224028Texas Christian12
37Don PaulDB-LOH6'018725Washington State12
41Fran PolsfootLOE-P6'320324Washington State12
20Garrard RamseyRDG6'121931William & Mary2
70Knox RamseyROG-RDT6'121625William & Mary10
87Ray RamseyDB-ROE6'216630Bradley10
73Leo SanfordLB6'122422Louisiana Tech12
32Jack SimmonsC6'423627Detroit Mercy12
24Emil SitkoROH-FB5'818528Notre Dame11
80Don StonesiferROE6'020024Northwestern12
67Bill SvobodaS-FB6'021023Tulane12
62Charley TrippiQB-DB6'018629Georgia12
8Frank TripuckaQB-P6'219224Notre Dame3
18Fred WallnerRLB-ROG6'223123Notre Dame12
51Tom WhamRDE6'221727Furman12
21S.J. WhitmanRDH5'1118525Tulsa12
33Vinnie YablonskiFB-K5'819528Fordham; Columbia4
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jerry Groom16CNotre Dame
Don Joyce218TTulane
Don Stonesifer330ENorthwestern
Dick Doyne442BLehigh
Lynn Lynch551GIllinoisfrom WAS
Ed Jasonek666BFurman
Dick Punches778TColorado
Leo Sanford890CLouisiana Tech
Neil Schmidt9102GPurdue
Ken Cooper10115GVanderbiltBaltimore Colts
Tom Bienemann11127EDrake
Jack Landry12139BNotre Dame
Volney Peters13151TSouthern California
Bill Leskovar14163BKentucky
John Simcic15175GWisconsin
Gene Miller16187BNorthwestern
Henry May17199CMissouri State
Russ Pomeroy18211TStanford
Gene Ackerman19223EMissouri
Fred Wallner20235GNotre Dame
Dick Bunting21247EDrake
S.J. Whitman22259BTulsa
Jim Owens23271EOklahomaBaltimore Colts
Billy Cross24283BWest Texas A&M
Vernon Quick25295GWofford
Jeff Fleischmann26307BCornell
Ken Huxhold27319TWisconsin
Dick Martin28331BKentucky
Bobby Livingstone29343BNotre DameBaltimore Colts
Leon Root30355BRutgers
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals28586559
Opponents Totals52797779
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2241081011582729
Opponents Totals212116831380711
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Billy Cross60000036
Don Paul60000036
Cliff Patton01919100.05862.5034
Elmer Angsman40000024
Fran Polsfoot40000024
Charley Trippi40000024
Vinnie Yablonski088100.02540.0014
Don Stonesifer20000012
Ralph Pasquariello1000006
Team Totals272727100.071353.80210
Opponents Totals383838100.071741.20287
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Cliff Patton5862.54/1/0/0/0/
Vinnie Yablonski2540.01/0/1/0/0/
Team Totals71353.85/1/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals71741.22/3/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Charley Trippi785016.4324
Elmer Angsman1213803.128t3
Billy Cross532835.339t3
Ralph Pasquariello532514.7281
Don Paul372476.768t3
Emil Sitko521833.5610
Jim Hardy12383.2160
John Panelli13382.9180
Vinnie Yablonski14201.460
Bill Svoboda5153.060
Frank Tripucka11414.0140
Jerry Davis1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals44019634.568t14
Opponents Totals47619774.216
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jim Hardy1145649.1488097.114.480t32.6108.811269744.8
Charley Trippi1918846.19011916.213.580t84.2136.8181101052.1
Frank Tripucka291758.6112448.414.44826.913.46717794.6
Team Totals33416148.214922446.713.980t133.9247.2360188453.3
Opponents Totals26512346.411519737.416.0186.82710.2197177654.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Fran Polsfoot5779614.080t4
Don Stonesifer2734312.7492
Don Paul2339817.3533
Billy Cross1832217.980t3
Elmer Angsman919521.780t1
Ray Ramsey813516.9350
Bill Svoboda6-9-1.530
Emil Sitko4287.0150
Jerry Davis4246.0150
Ralph Pasquariello2-9-4.5-40
Tom Bienemann188.080
Vinnie Yablonski188.080
John Panelli155.050
Team Totals161224413.980t13
Opponents Totals123197316.018
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
S.J. Whitman710214.6310
Ray Ramsey59018.0390
Don Paul35217.3360
Tony Klimek33913.0220
Cliff Patton33110.3190
Jerry Davis23618.0360
Leo Sanford12020.0200
Fred Wallner11010.0100
Tom Bienemann155.050
Lloyd McDermott155.050
Team Totals2739014.4390
Opponents Totals2434214.31
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Fran Polsfoot47191440.7560
Charley Trippi1244637.2480
Frank Tripucka1142939.0561
Team Totals70278939.856167730.2
Opponents Totals62253840.9192
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Don Paul191437.5230
Billy Cross7395.6140
Jerry Davis4102.560
Team Totals301926.4230
Opponents Totals4767714.43
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Don Paul1542428.3570
Emil Sitko1742925.2410
John Panelli25728.5370
Elmer Angsman25125.5290
Tom Bienemann23417.0180
Bill Svoboda12929.0290
Jack Jennings11616.0160
Jerry Hennessy11111.0110
Bill Fischer100.000
Garrard Ramsey100.000
Team Totals43105124.4570
Opponents Totals4280119.10
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Elmer Angsman610100
Tom Bienemann100000
Billy Cross210100
Bob Dove00044130
Jerry Groom0002200
Jim Hardy200000
Tony Klimek0001100
Lloyd McDermott0001100
John Panelli0001100
Don Paul410100
Knox Ramsey100000
Leo Sanford0003300
Emil Sitko310100
Don Stonesifer2022100
Bill Svoboda0001100
Charley Trippi400000
Fred Wallner0020260
Tom Wham0001100
Team Totals262061622290
Opponents Totals2116520251
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