1953 Chicago Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 1-10-1
Finishing 6th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Joe Stydahar (1-10-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1953 Chicago Cardinals Statistics
1953 Chicago Cardinals Roster

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1953 season with a record of 1 wins and 10 losses and 1 ties, finishing sixth in the NFL's East Division.

Chicago scored 190 points, while the defense conceded 337. Jim Root threw for 1,149 yards. Don Stonesifer paced the receiving corps, snagging 56 passes for 684 yards. Gern Nagler was targeted regularly, too.

Charlie Trippi carried the ball for a team-best 433 yards for the Cardinals, while Johnny Olszewski additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Ray Ramsey picked off 10 opponent throws.

Joe Stydahar coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 355
Regular Season Points Against: 468

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 27, 1953 Washington Redskins 24 at Chicago Cardinals 13 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 4, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 30 at San Francisco 49ers 31 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
October 4, 1953 Cleveland Browns 27 at Chicago Cardinals 7 L 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-3-0
October 11, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 28 at Pittsburgh Steelers 31 L 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-4-0
October 11, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 38 at Green Bay Packers 20 W 0-2-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 Milwaukee
October 18, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 7 at New York Giants 21 L 0-2-0 1-3-0 1-5-0
October 18, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 31 at Detroit Lions 19 W 0-2-0 2-3-0 2-5-0
October 25, 1953 Philadelphia Eagles 56 at Chicago Cardinals 17 L 0-3-0 2-3-0 2-6-0
November 1, 1953 New York Giants 23 at Chicago Cardinals 20 L 0-4-0 2-3-0 2-7-0
November 8, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 17 at Washington Redskins 28 L 0-4-0 2-4-0 2-8-0
November 15, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 24 at Chicago Cardinals 24 T 0-4-1 2-4-1 2-8-2
November 21, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 0 at Philadelphia Eagles 38 L 0-4-1 2-5-1 2-9-2
November 22, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 21 at Baltimore Colts 13 W 0-4-1 3-5-1 3-9-2
November 29, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 21 at Chicago Bears 24 L 0-4-1 3-6-1 3-10-2
November 29, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 16 at Cleveland Browns 27 L 0-4-1 3-7-1 3-11-2
December 6, 1953 Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Chicago Cardinals 17 L 0-5-1 3-7-1 3-12-2
December 13, 1953 Chicago Cardinals 24 at Chicago Bears 17 W 0-5-1 4-7-1 4-12-2