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1954 Chicago Cardinals (NFL) 6th place Eastern Conference 2-10-0 .167
Head Coach: Joe Stydahar
LineErnie Jorge
BackfieldJoe Muha
EndsBob Nowaskey
Assistant CoachRay Richards
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/14/1954NGreen Bay Packers27-10WMinneapolis, MNParade Stadium19950
Wed8/18/1954NChicago Bears10-0WChattanooga, TNChamberlain Field12000
Sat8/21/1954NNew York Giants0-26LSpokane, WAMemorial Stadium10000
Sun8/29/1954ASan Francisco 49ers7-42LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium24559
Sat9/4/1954NLos Angeles Rams17-51LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium19500
Sat9/11/1954NPhiladelphia Eagles0-30LSt. Louis, MOOakland Stadium
Wed9/15/1954HBaltimore Colts2-20LChicago, ILComiskey Park18581
Sun9/26/1954HNew York Giants10-41LChicago, ILComiskey Park16780
Sun10/3/1954HPhiladelphia Eagles16-35LChicago, ILComiskey Park17084
Sun10/10/1954ACleveland Browns7-31LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium24101
Sun10/17/1954ANew York Giants17-31LNew York, NYPolo Grounds31256
Sun10/24/1954HCleveland Browns3-35LChicago, ILComiskey Park23823
Sun10/31/1954HPittsburgh Steelers17-14WChicago, ILComiskey Park18765
Sun11/7/1954APhiladelphia Eagles14-30LPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium21963
Sun11/14/1954ALos Angeles Rams17-28LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum40739
Sun11/21/1954HWashington Redskins38-16WChicago, ILComiskey Park15619
Sun11/28/1954APittsburgh Steelers17-20LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field14460
Sun12/5/1954HChicago Bears7-29LChicago, ILComiskey Park33594
Sun12/12/1954AWashington Redskins20-37LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium18107
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
7Elmer ArterburnLCB5-1017525Texas Tech10
44Paul BarryROH-LOH6-020828Tulsa121
82Tom BienemannRDE6-322126Drake1110
41George BrancatoLDH-LOH5-917723Santa Ana JC; Louisiana State53
40Bill BreddeFB-DB6-119522Oklahoma State120
24Al BroskyS5-1117526Illinois99
86Jack CrittendonLOE-ROE-K6-119024Wayne State (Michigan)104
83Mel EmbreeLOE-ROE6-319227Los Angeles CC; Pepperdine50
73Ledio FanucchiRDT-MG-LDT6-222523Fresno CC; Fresno State124
75Dick FuglerMG-RDT-LDT6-224223Tulane121
20Les GobleLOH-ROH-DB5-1115722Alfred121
57Jerry GroomRDT-MG6-323625Notre Dame117
65Johnny HatleyLOG-LOT6-324924Baylor; Sul Ross State128
70Jack JenningsROT6-424528Ohio State1212
47George KinekLCB6-219025Tulane1212
37Emmett KingFB5-919521none1211
21Ellsworth KingeryLDH5-1118025Tulane99
83Gary KnafelcLOE6-421722Colorado11
87Jim LaddROE6-420522Bowling Green State118
81Dick LaneRDH-OE6-119425Western Nebraska JC1212
68Bill LangeROG6-123926Dayton105
33Ollie MatsonLOH-FB6-221024San Francisco CC; San Francisco108
8Lamar McHanQB-P6-121022Arkansas1211
21Charley OakleyDB5-1017023Louisiana State10
36Johnny OlszewskiROH5-1120024California1111
60Gordon PolofskyLOG6-121923Tennessee124
12Steve RomanikQB6-119030Villanova81
51Leo SanfordRLB6-122425Louisiana Tech1212
22Jimmy SearsS5-1018323El Camino JC; Southern California11
50Jack SimmonsC6-423630Detroit Mercy1212
80Don StonesiferLOE-ROE6-020027Northwestern1211
84Leo SugarLDE6-121425Purdue1212
85Pat SummerallK-RDE-LDE6-422824Arkansas122
74Len TeeuwsLOT6-424227Michigan State; Tulane1212
2Charley TrippiLOH-S-P6-018632Georgia126
73Chuck UlrichLDT6-424325Illinois1111
61Fred WallnerMLB6-223126Notre Dame1212
64Jerry WatfordROG6-320524Alabama127
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lamar McHan12QBArkansas
Gary Knafelc214EColorado
Bobby Cavazos326BTexas Tech
Bill Bredde438BOklahoma State
Don Dohoney550EMichigan State
Tom McHugh662BNotre Dame
Dave Mann774BOregon State
Paul Larson886BCaliforniaFuture
Dean Chambers998TWashington
Tommy Lewis10110BAlabama
Homer Smith11122BPrinceton
Howard Pitt12134EDuke
Les Goble13146BAlfred
Sammy Dumas14158GArkansas
Cecil Harp15170EPacific
Al Kilgore16182TKent State
Jack Troxell17194BArkansas
Dick Young18206BTennessee-Chattanooga
Jerry Sazio19218TWilliam & Mary
Stan Huntsman20230BWabash
Jim Stander21242TColorado
Ledio Fanucchi22254TFresno State
Charley Oakley23266BLouisiana State
Lou Sawchik24278EOhio University
Jerry Marchand25290BLouisiana State
Ralph Carrigan26302CAlabama
John Culver27314BHarvard
Tommy Koller28326BWilliam & Mary
Bill Albrecht29338BWashington
Alex Burl30350BColorado State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals46472763
Opponents Totals1191135461
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals18483861591819
Opponents Totals236851231874716
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ollie Matson90000054
Pat Summerall0212391.381844.4045
Les Goble30000018
Don Stonesifer30000018
Johnny Olszewski20000012
Bill Bredde1000006
Emmett King1000006
Lamar McHan1000006
Steve Romanik1000006
Leo Sugar1000006
Charley Trippi1000006
Jack Crittendon000010.000
Team Totals23212391.381942.10183
Opponents Totals45424593.3111668.81347
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jack Crittendon010.00/0/0/0/0/
Pat Summerall81844.40/2/4/1/1/
Team Totals81942.10/2/4/1/1/
Opponents Totals111668.83/4/2/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ollie Matson1015065.079t4
Johnny Olszewski1063523.3231
Emmett King571672.9170
Paul Barry501563.1260
Charley Trippi181528.457t1
Lamar McHan341524.5181
Bill Bredde13574.4141
Les Goble30421.48t1
George Brancato22613.0180
Steve Romanik720.341
Team Totals41816123.979t10
Opponents Totals40015323.813
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Lamar McHan25510541.212814755.814.07062.4228.6176129932.4
Steve Romanik793645.6383434.39.53822.556.32232140.2
Charley Trippi13753.83856.512.12200.0323.1374834.6
Ollie Matson200.0200.000.000.06-639.6
Team Totals34914842.417119035.512.97082.3308.6241166232.0
Opponents Totals35619354.213930068.415.6298.1246.7212279481.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Don Stonesifer4460713.839t3
Ollie Matson3461118.0703
Jim Ladd2225411.5220
Johnny Olszewski1213311.1251
Paul Barry7294.1260
Emmett King6437.217t1
Jack Crittendon5489.6150
Dick Lane45814.5160
Bill Bredde34414.7270
George Brancato3289.3220
Charley Trippi3186.070
Mel Embree22010.0150
Gary Knafelc2115.50
Les Goble1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals148190312.9708
Opponents Totals193300615.629
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick Lane1018118.1640
Charley Trippi33411.3230
Bill Bredde24422.0410
Al Brosky2115.5110
Leo Sanford221.020
George Kinek200.000
Ellsworth Kingery11919.0140
Les Goble133.030
Ollie Matson100.000
Team Totals2429412.3640
Opponents Totals3039713.21
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Charley Trippi59230839.1620
Lamar McHan415939.8490
Team Totals63246739.26205538.3
Opponents Totals55229441.7208
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ollie Matson111009.159t1
Les Goble22512.3180
Charley Trippi6579.5150
Team Totals392085.359t1
Opponents Totals46551.20
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Les Goble2774927.794t2
Ollie Matson1744926.491t1
Paul Barry58016.0200
Jimmy Sears23819.0220
Johnny Olszewski12121.0210
Bill Bredde11919.0190
Emmett King11919.0190
Charley Trippi11717.0170
Johnny Hatley11111.0110
Jack Jennings11010.0100
Leo Sugar177.070
Team Totals58142024.594t3
Opponents Totals3683223.11
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Paul Barry400000
Tom Bienemann0001100
George Brancato0001100
Bill Bredde200000
Jack Crittendon0001100
Ledio Fanucchi0010100
Dick Fugler0001100
Les Goble500000
Johnny Hatley0001100
Emmett King100000
Dick Lane100000
Ollie Matson721300
Lamar McHan300000
Johnny Olszewski500000
Gordon Polofsky0011200
Steve Romanik310100
Leo Sanford0013460
Jack Simmons0010130
Don Stonesifer0002200
Leo Sugar0002251
Pat Summerall0001100
Len Teeuws0010100
Charley Trippi100000
Chuck Ulrich0002200
Fred Wallner00022190
Jerry Watford0010100
Team Totals322391928331
Opponents Totals30191123341
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