1948 Chicago Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 11-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (11-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1948 Chicago Cardinals Roster
The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1948 season with a record of 11 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
On offense, the Cardinals scored 395 points, most in the league. Meanwhile, the defensive squad yielded 226 points. Charlie Trippi carried the ball for a team-best 690 yards, while Pat Harder and Elmer Angsman additionally buoyed the ground attack.
Ray Mallouf tossed for 1,160 yards. Mal Kutner snagged 41 passes for 943 yards. Billy Dewell contributed to the receiving game, too.
The sticky-fingered defense created 47 turnovers. Red Cochran picked off 7 opponent throws.
Jimmy Conzelman coached the team. The 1948 Chicago Cardinals lost in the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 567
Regular Season Points Against: 388
|September 24, 1948||Philadelphia Eagles 14 at Chicago Cardinals 21||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|October 4, 1948||Chicago Rockets 28 at Chicago Cardinals 17||L||1-1-0||0-0-0||1-1-0|
|October 10, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 21 at Chicago Rockets 42||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|October 10, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 17 at Green Bay Packers 7||W||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0||Milwaukee|
|October 17, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 0 at Green Bay Packers 16||L||1-1-0||1-2-0||2-3-0|
|October 17, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 63 at New York Giants 35||W||1-1-0||2-2-0||3-3-0|
|October 24, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 34 at Detroit Lions 27||W||1-1-0||3-2-0||4-3-0|
|October 24, 1948||Boston Yanks 27 at Chicago Cardinals 49||W||2-1-0||3-2-0||5-3-0|
|October 31, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 27 at Los Angeles Rams 22||W||2-1-0||4-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 7, 1948||Detroit Lions 20 at Chicago Cardinals 56||W||3-1-0||4-2-0||7-3-0|
|November 14, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 52 at New York Giants 37||W||3-1-0||5-2-0||8-3-0|
|November 14, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 7||W||3-1-0||6-2-0||9-3-0|
|November 21, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 24 at Chicago Cardinals 27||L||4-1-0||6-3-0||10-4-0|
|November 25, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 28 at Detroit Lions 14||W||4-1-0||7-3-0||11-4-0|
|December 5, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 41 at Washington Redskins 13||W||4-1-0||8-3-0||12-4-0|
|December 5, 1948||Green Bay Packers 7 at Chicago Cardinals 42||W||5-1-0||8-3-0||13-4-0|
|December 12, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 24 at Chicago Rockets 21||W||5-1-0||9-3-0||14-4-0|
|December 19, 1948||Chicago Cardinals 0 at Philadelphia Eagles 7||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||NFL Championship|