1953 Chicago Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|