1973 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Don Coryell (4-9-1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1973 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1973 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 racked up 286 points, while the leaky defense yielded 365. Jim Hart passed for 2,223 yards. Donny Anderson grabbed 41 passes, while Jackie Smith accumulated 600 receiving yards. Terry Metcalf and Mel Gray provided receiving help as well.
Donny Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 679 yards for the Cardinals, and Terry Metcalf also aided the ground game.
Jim Tolbert and Clarence Duren each picked off 2 opponent throws.
Don Coryell coached the team. The 1973 St. Louis Cardinals lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 452
Regular Season Points Against: 462
|September 16, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Philadelphia Eagles 23||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 16, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 23 at Kansas City Chiefs 13||W||0-0-0||2-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 23, 1973||Washington Redskins 27 at St. Louis Cardinals 34||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 30, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 40 at San Francisco 49ers 20||W||1-0-0||3-0-0||4-0-0|
|September 30, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Dallas Cowboys 45||L||1-0-0||3-1-0||4-1-0|
|October 7, 1973||Oakland Raiders 17 at St. Louis Cardinals 10||L||1-1-0||3-1-0||4-2-0|
|October 7, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 31 at Houston Oilers 26||W||1-1-0||4-1-0||5-2-0|
|October 14, 1973||Philadelphia Eagles 27 at St. Louis Cardinals 24||L||1-2-0||4-1-0||5-3-0|
|October 21, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Washington Redskins 31||L||1-2-0||4-2-0||5-4-0|
|October 28, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Minnesota Vikings 10||L||1-2-0||4-3-0||5-5-0|
|October 28, 1973||New York Giants 27 at St. Louis Cardinals 35||W||2-2-0||4-3-0||6-5-0|
|November 4, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Atlanta Falcons 15||L||2-2-0||4-4-0||6-6-0|
|November 4, 1973||Denver Broncos 17 at St. Louis Cardinals 17||T||2-2-1||4-4-0||6-6-1|
|November 11, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Green Bay Packers 25||L||2-2-1||4-5-0||6-7-1|
|November 18, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 13 at New York Giants 24||L||2-2-1||4-6-0||6-8-1|
|November 25, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at New Orleans Saints 13||W||2-2-1||5-6-0||7-8-1|
|November 25, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at Cincinnati Bengals 42||L||2-2-1||5-7-0||7-9-1|
|December 2, 1973||Detroit Lions 20 at St. Louis Cardinals 16||L||2-3-1||5-7-0||7-10-1|
|December 2, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 26 at Chicago Bears 0||W||2-3-1||6-7-0||8-10-1|
|December 9, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 32 at Atlanta Falcons 10||W||2-3-1||7-7-0||9-10-1|
|December 16, 1973||Dallas Cowboys 30 at St. Louis Cardinals 3||L||2-4-1||7-7-0||9-11-1|
|December 22, 1973||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at Dallas Cowboys 27||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|