1971 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bob Hollway (4-9-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

St. Louis scored 231 points, while the defensive squad gave up 279. Jim Hart threw for 1,626 yards, and Pete Beathard played quarterback, too. John Gilliam paced the receiving corps, grabbing 42 passes for 837 yards.

MacArthur Lane carried the ball for a team-best 592 yards for the Cardinals.

Larry Wilson and Norm Thompson each picked off 4 opponent throws.

Bob Hollway coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 377
Regular Season Points Against: 411

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 19, 1971 Washington Redskins 24 at St. Louis Cardinals 17 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 20 at New Orleans Saints 24 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
September 27, 1971 New York Jets 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 17 W 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
October 3, 1971 New York Giants 21 at St. Louis Cardinals 20 L 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
October 10, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 26 at Atlanta Falcons 9 W 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
October 10, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 20 at San Francisco 49ers 13 W 1-2-0 2-1-0 3-3-0
October 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Washington Redskins 20 L 1-2-0 2-2-0 3-4-0
October 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Atlanta Falcons 16 W 1-2-0 3-2-0 4-4-0
October 24, 1971 San Francisco 49ers 26 at St. Louis Cardinals 14 L 1-3-0 3-2-0 4-5-0
October 31, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 28 at Buffalo Bills 23 W 1-3-0 4-2-0 5-5-0
November 7, 1971 Dallas Cowboys 16 at St. Louis Cardinals 13 L 1-4-0 4-2-0 5-6-0
November 8, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 17 at Baltimore Colts 24 L 1-4-0 4-3-0 5-7-0
November 14, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Detroit Lions 13 W 1-4-0 5-3-0 6-7-0
November 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 17 at San Diego Chargers 20 L 1-4-0 5-4-0 6-8-0
November 21, 1971 Philadelphia Eagles 37 at St. Louis Cardinals 20 L 1-5-0 5-4-0 6-9-0
November 25, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Dallas Cowboys 28 L 1-5-0 5-5-0 6-10-0
November 28, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 24 at New York Giants 7 W 1-5-0 6-5-0 7-10-0
December 5, 1971 Green Bay Packers 16 at St. Louis Cardinals 16 T 1-5-1 6-5-0 7-10-1
December 12, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Philadelphia Eagles 19 L 1-5-1 6-6-0 7-11-1
December 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Dallas Cowboys 31 L 1-5-1 6-7-0 7-12-1
December 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14 W 1-5-1 7-7-0 8-12-1