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1939 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

5th place Western Division 1-10-0 .091
1939 NFLPrevious SeasonNext SeasonRoster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Ernie Nevers
Phil HandlerAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sun9/10/1939ADetroit Lions13-21LDetroit, MIUniversity of Detroit Stadium15075
Sun9/17/1939AGreen Bay Packers10-14LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium11792
Sun9/24/1939APittsburgh Pirates10-0WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field19008
Sun10/1/1939HDetroit Lions3-17LChicago, ILSoldier Field9000
Sun10/8/1939AGreen Bay Packers20-27LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair Park18965
Sun10/15/1939AChicago Bears7-44LChicago, ILWrigley Field29592
Sun10/22/1939HCleveland Rams0-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field10043
Sun10/29/1939ACincinnati Bengals-Cincinnati, OHXavier University Stadium
Sun11/5/1939ACleveland Rams0-14LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium8378
Sun11/12/1939ANew York Giants7-17LNew York, NYPolo Grounds28217
Sun11/19/1939AWashington Redskins7-28LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium26667
Sun11/26/1939HChicago Bears7-48LChicago, ILWrigley Field16055

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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Schedule Notes
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
16Hank AdamsC-LB6-019024Pittsburgh31
11Sam AgeeFB-LB-TB-LDH6-121824Vanderbilt114
48Ki AldrichC-LB6-021523Texas Christian1110
46Al BabartskyROT-RDT6-022324Fordham1111
22Conway BakerLOT-LDT-ROT-RDT5-1122828Centenary102
30Jon BilboLOG-LDG6-019525Mississippi10
81Keith BirlemLOE-LDE-ROE-RDE5-1119824San Jose State63
23Tony BlazineLOT-LDT6-023227Illinois Wesleyan119
44Hal BradleyROE-RDE-LOE-LDE6-420026Elon31
28Ross CarterROG-RDG-LOG-LDG-C-LB6-020025Southwestern (Oregon) JC; Oregon119
14Ed CherryFB-LB-TB-LDH6-020826Amarillo JC; Hardin-Simmons41
29Don CosnerTB-LDH6-220022Montana State10
13Earl CrowderBB-S-WB-RDH6-019824Oklahoma71
45Versil DeskinROE-RDE5-1119926Drake113
27Len DuganC-LB6-021829Wichita State40
Moose DunstanROT-RDT6-323824Marin JC; Santa Clara; Portland30
53George FaustBB-S-FB-LB6-120522Minnesota95
10Ev FisherBB-S-FB-LB-WB-RDH5-1120525Santa Clara117
18Charlie GainorROE-RDE6-319023North Dakota10
42Marshall GoldbergTB-LDH5-1119022Pittsburgh98
49Frank HuffmanROG-RDG-LOT-LDT-LOG-LDG-C-LB6-120724Marshall101
21Bert JohnsonFB-LB-WB-RDH-TB-LDH6-021227Kentucky94
56John KlumbLOE-LDE6-320023Washington State30
35Mike KochelLOG-LDG-ROG-RDG5-1119523Fordham83
8Jimmy LawrenceWB-DB5-1019025Texas Christian20
17Joel MasonLOE-LDE6-019927Western Michigan95
56Coley McDonoughTB-LDH-BB-S6-118924North Carolina State; Dayton41
30Regis MonahanROG-RDG5-1021631Ohio State31
25Jim NeillHB-DH6-118526Texas Tech10
15Buddy ParkerFB-LB-ROE-RDE6-019326Centenary91
24Frank PatrickFB-LB-BB-S-TB-LDH5-1119024Pittsburgh85
66Milt PopovichWB-RDH-TB-LDH5-1119625Montana104
4Rock ReedWB-RDH-TB-LDH5-817525Louisiana State43
55Jack RobbinsTB-LDH-FB-LB-WB-RDH6-218523Arkansas70
35Glynn RogersLOG-LDG5-1022025Texas Christian11
33Doug RussellWB-RDH6-019028Muskingum; Kansas State21
38Andy SabadosLOG-LDG-ROG-RDG5-1120923The Citadel96
40Bill SmithROE-RDE-LOE-LDE6-119827Washington119
41Jim ThomasLOG-LDG-ROG-RDG5-1120022Oklahoma61
44Bill VolokROG-RDG6-221529Tulsa10
Ernie WheelerFB-LB-WB-RDH6-119024North Dakota State20
12Frank ZelencikROT-RDT-LOT-LDT6-122027Oglethorpe100
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
11Ki AldrichCTexas Christian
212Marshall GoldbergBPittsburgh
316Alvord WolffTSanta Clara
427Hal StebbinsBPittsburgh
531Bill DaddioTPittsburgh
642George FaustBMinnesota
751Bill DwyerBNew Mexico
862Sherm HinkebeinCKentucky
971Earl BrownENotre Dame
1082Earl CrowderBOklahoma
1191Bowden WyattETennessee
12102Jim ThomasGOklahoma
13111Andy SabadosGThe Citadel
14122Blase MiatovichTSan Francisco
15131Russ ClarkeGSanta Clara
16142Gus GoinsEClemson
17151Ev ElkinsBMarshall
18162Frank HuffmanEMarshall
19171Mike KochelGFordham
20182Tom RiceTSan Francisco
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals10141446
Opponents Totals69784166
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals101/ %/ %238
Opponents Totals/ %/ %
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Bill Smith46875.02825.0036
Marshall Goldberg30000018
Frank Patrick111100.00007
Sam Agee1000006
Al Babartsky1000006
Milt Popovich1000006
Regis Monahan011100.011100.004
George Faust011100.0010.001
Team Totals1191181.831030.0084
Opponents Totals35293582.950254
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bill Smith2825.00390/01/11/40/30/0
Regis Monahan11100.00320/00/01/10/00/0
George Faust010.000/00/00/10/00/0
Team Totals31030.00390/01/12/60/30/0
Opponents Totals52/1/2/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Marshall Goldberg561522.72
Sam Agee441333.01
Jack Robbins38972.60
Bert Johnson35912.60
Frank Patrick30842.81
Milt Popovich26783.00
George Faust22713.20
Ev Fisher18633.50
Buddy Parker12373.10
Ed Cherry10303.00
Coley McDonough6122.00
Jimmy Lawrence362.00
Bill Smith133.030
Moose Dunstan320.70
Earl Crowder6-5-0.80
Doug Russell4-5-1.30
Rock Reed5-6-1.20
Ernie Wheeler2-8-4.00
Team Totals3218352.64
Opponents Totals44315253.413
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jack Robbins853636394995.913.944.71011.837.9
Frank Patrick792222442913.713.211.31316.57.1
Bert Johnson401414212085.214.900.0512.513.3
Milt Popovich6551528.710.41500.000.0102.8
Ernie Wheeler4221358.817.500.0125.040.6
Earl Crowder722560.93.0400.000.039.6
Coley McDonough9225738.136.500.0222.221.3
Rock Reed111022.02.0200.000.079.2
Marshall Goldberg711540.64.0400.0114.30.0
Buddy Parker100100.000.000.039.6
George Faust500400.000.0120.00.0
Sam Agee300300.000.000.039.6
Team Totals247858512911704.713.852.03313.417.7
Opponents Totals201868610314937.417.4168.0126.070.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Smith2138718.44
Joel Mason1818810.40
Ev Fisher66210.30
Marshall Goldberg59018.01
Buddy Parker5336.60
George Faust48521.30
Versil Deskin48421.0360
John Klumb4215.30
Rock Reed36722.3450
Hal Bradley3299.70
Earl Crowder25929.5470
Jimmy Lawrence2189.00
Keith Birlem2178.5120
Jack Robbins2126.080
Milt Popovich2105.050
Sam Agee166.060
Bert Johnson122.020
Team Totals85117013.85
Opponents Totals86149317.416
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals120
Opponents Totals333
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Milt Popovich27100037.048
George Faust25110144.063
Frank Patrick1663739.870
Bert Johnson1451136.563
Jimmy Lawrence311538.355
Jack Robbins28341.553
Coley McDonough14343.043
Bill Smith13636.036
Team Totals8939.670
Opponents Totals347
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals3470
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Al Babartsky1
Milt Popovich1
Team Totals36102
Opponents Totals102
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