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1952 Chicago Cardinals (NFL) 5th place American Conference 4-8-0 .333
Head Coach: Joe Kuharich
Assistant CoachBill Daddio
Assistant CoachDick Evans
Assistant CoachMike Nixon
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Mon8/18/1952NDetroit Lions13-28LAmarillo, TXSandstrom Stadium10500
Sun8/24/1952ASan Francisco 49ers14-38LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium34901
Sat8/30/1952NLos Angeles Rams14-24LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium29112
Sun9/7/1952HGreen Bay Packers38-7WChicago, ILComiskey Park15497
Sat9/13/1952NCamp Polk66-7WLubbock, TXJones Stadium6000
Sat9/20/1952ADallas Texans10-0WHouston, TXRice Stadium12500
Mon9/29/1952HWashington Redskins7-23LChicago, ILComiskey Park17837
Sun10/5/1952HChicago Bears21-10WChicago, ILComiskey Park34697
Sun10/12/1952AWashington Redskins17-6WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium24600
Sun10/19/1952ANew York Giants24-23WNew York, NYPolo Grounds41182
Sun10/26/1952HPittsburgh Steelers28-34LChicago, ILComiskey Park20395
Sun11/2/1952HNew York Giants6-28LChicago, ILComiskey Park27195
Sun11/9/1952ACleveland Browns13-28LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium34097
Sun11/16/1952APhiladelphia Eagles7-10LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park18908
Sun11/23/1952APittsburgh Steelers14-17LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field18330
Sun11/30/1952HPhiladelphia Eagles28-22WChicago, ILComiskey Park13577
Sun12/7/1952HCleveland Browns0-10LChicago, ILComiskey Park24541
Sun12/14/1952AChicago Bears7-10LChicago, ILComiskey Park32578
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
84Cliff AndersonLOE6'221523Indiana12
7Elmer AngsmanROH-FB5'1120027Notre Dame10
49Roy BarniS5'1118525San Francisco12
82Tom BienemannRDE6'322124Drake12
20Billy CrossLOH5'615123West Texas A&M12
42Bob DoveLDE-RDE6'122231Notre Dame10
72Bill FischerROG-DE6'224825Notre Dame12
37Joe GeriLOH-K5'1018528Georgia12
57Jerry GroomRDT-C6'323623Notre Dame12
Bob HeckerE6'118527Ohio State; Wisconsin; Baldwin-Wallace1
70Jack JenningsROT6'424526Ohio State7
71Don JoyceRDG-ROT6'325323Tulane12
44Johnny KarrasROH5'1118724Illinois6
61Tony KlimekLB-LOG5'1120027Illinois12
66Ed ListopadLOG6'223023Wake Forest4
33Ollie MatsonFB-RDH6'221022San Francisco CC; San Francisco11
73Mike MergenLOT-LDT6'524523Illinois Wesleyan; San Francisco9
89Denver MillsROE6'322527William & Mary1
9Don PancieraQB-ROH6'119525Boston College; San Francisco8
34John PanelliRLB5'1120026Notre Dame12
36Ralph PasquarielloFB6'223726Villanova12
22Don PaulDB-LOE6'018726Washington State4
83Ray PelfreyROE6'018724Auburn; Eastern Kentucky2
76Volney PetersROT-RDT-LDT6'423724Compton CC; Southern California12
60Gordon PolofskyLDG-LOG6'121921Tennessee10
81Fran PolsfootLOE6'320325Washington State2
47Eli PopaROH5'1020222Illinois2
87Ray RamseyDB-OE6'216631Bradley12
51Leo SanfordLLB-LOG6'122423Louisiana Tech12
69Mike SikoraLOG-ROG6'223026Indiana; Oregon9
50Jack SimmonsC-LB6'423628Detroit Mercy12
24Emil SitkoROH-FB5'818529Notre Dame12
80Don StonesiferROE6'020025Northwestern12
31Bill SvobodaLDH6'021024Tulane10
85Ralph ThomasLDE5'1119023San Francisco8
40Wally TriplettHB5'1017326Penn State2
2Charley TrippiQB-P6'018630Georgia12
8Frank TripuckaQB-P6'219225Notre Dame6
68Fred WallnerLOG6'223124Notre Dame7
21S.J. WhitmanDB5'1118526Tulsa10
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ollie Matson13BSan Francisco
Johnny Karras216BIllinois
Darrel Brewster221EPurduefrom DET
Dick Fugler551TTulane
John Hancock664GBaylor
Harry Jabbusch775CSouth Carolina
Don Coleman888GMichigan State
Mal Cook999BGeorgia
John Feltch10112THoly Cross
Leo Sugar11123EPurdue
Joe Masnaghetti12136TMarquette
Mel Massucco13147BHoly Cross
Tom Tofaute14160CNorth Carolina State
John Davis15171BIndiana
Mike Mergen16184GSan Francisco
Darrell Crawford17195BGeorgia Tech
Bill Pyron18208TMississippi State
Ed Listopad19219TWake Forest
Frank Fischel20232EArkansas
Wade Musgrove21243GHardin-Simmons
Glenn Lippman22256BTexas A&M
Red Stephens23267GSan Francisco
E.J. Moore24280GAbilene Christian
Cliff Anderson25291EIndiana
Clarence Fry26304TMaryland
Sam Moses27315TTexas A&M
Harold Lutz28328EAlabama
Don Kasperan29339BPurdue
Will Stolk30352BMiami (Florida)
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals22563559
Opponents Totals44924936
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals17691741187743
Opponents Totals1768582991883
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ollie Matson90000054
Joe Geri0222491.721811.1028
Billy Cross40000024
Charley Trippi40000024
Cliff Anderson20000012
Elmer Angsman1000006
Johnny Karras1000006
Don Paul1000006
Volney Peters1000006
Emil Sitko1000006
Team Totals24222491.721811.10172
Opponents Totals28252889.382040.02221
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Joe Geri21811.10/0/1/1/0/
Team Totals21811.10/0/1/1/0/
Opponents Totals82040.00/2/4/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Charley Trippi723504.959t4
Emil Sitko883484.0461
Billy Cross713474.9452
Ollie Matson963443.6253
Ralph Pasquariello481292.7130
Elmer Angsman461142.590
Joe Geri20502.5210
Johnny Karras24421.8170
Don Paul6284.7120
Don Panciera461.580
Frank Tripucka1-3-3.0-30
Volney Peters1-7-7.0-70
Team Totals47717483.759t10
Opponents Totals45515883.59
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Charley Trippi1818446.4848904.910.656t52.8137.217871240.5
Don Panciera963536.5525826.116.647t55.299.410747536.0
Frank Tripucka12541.77403.38.000.000.0162450.7
Team Totals28912442.914315125.212.256t103.5227.6301121139.5
Opponents Totals30714948.513319426.313.0165.2258.1177176552.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Don Stonesifer5461711.4260
Billy Cross1723413.856t2
Cliff Anderson1119117.4302
Ollie Matson1118717.047t3
Ralph Pasquariello7466.6100
Charley Trippi56613.2210
Johnny Karras56312.6291
Don Paul4328.0111
Elmer Angsman4225.591
Ray Ramsey3279.0130
Emil Sitko2168.0100
Ray Pelfrey11111.0110
Team Totals124151212.256t10
Opponents Totals149194213.016
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Roy Barni67011.7380
Ray Ramsey56713.4230
S.J. Whitman3279.0180
John Panelli351.750
Ollie Matson25125.5300
Tony Klimek252.550
Leo Sanford252.550
Bill Svoboda221.020
Team Totals252329.3380
Opponents Totals2224010.90
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Joe Geri29109437.7470
Frank Tripucka31115537.3571
Charley Trippi1658836.8470
Team Totals76283737.357160029.4
Opponents Totals69290642.1450
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Don Paul10979.7220
Ollie Matson9869.6230
Billy Cross211778.4380
Johnny Karras44711.8230
Wally Triplett22613.0140
Roy Barni2178.590
Volney Peters100.000
Team Totals494509.2380
Opponents Totals5460011.11
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ollie Matson2062431.2100t2
Billy Cross916918.8280
Johnny Karras46917.3210
Don Paul35418.0260
Don Stonesifer22713.5150
Emil Sitko11919.0190
Mike Mergen11313.0130
Ralph Pasquariello11313.0130
Cliff Anderson188.080
Ray Pelfrey188.080
Volney Peters144.040
Bill Fischer100.000
Team Totals45100822.4100t2
Opponents Totals3577422.12
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Elmer Angsman100000
Roy Barni0012340
Tom Bienemann0004400
Billy Cross6101-100
Bob Dove0003300
Bill Fischer00112590
Johnny Karras310100
Ed Listopad0010100
Ollie Matson8224341
Don Panciera4112-20
John Panelli0002200
Ralph Pasquariello100000
Volney Peters1011101
Gordon Polofsky0001100
Ray Ramsey100000
Leo Sanford0001180
Emil Sitko300000
Don Stonesifer0010100
Charley Trippi300000
Frank Tripucka2101-140
Team Totals3323101828892
Opponents Totals30181223352
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