1956 Chicago Cardinals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-5
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Ray Richards (7-5)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1956 Chicago Cardinals Statistics
1956 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 7 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division. Ray Richards coached the team.

Click on column headings to sort.

# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
87Charlie AndersonDE-ESeptember 2, 19336'0"230Louisiana TechAtlanta, AR USA20
49Frank BernardiPRJune 17, 19335'9"181ColoradoHighwood, IL USA120
82Tom BienemannDE-E-LBJanuary 28, 19286'3"221DrakeKenosha, WI USA80
83Max BoydstonREJanuary 22, 19326'2"210OklahomaArdmore, OK USA120
57Carl BrettschneiderRLBDecember 2, 19316'1"223Iowa St.Dundee, IL USA120
37Hardy BrownLB-DB-FBMay 8, 19246'0"193SMUQuanah, TX USA80
22Alex BurlHBAugust 8, 19315'10"185Colorado St.Warren, AR USA80
35Joe ChildressHB-FB-FLOctober 26, 19336'0"202AuburnRobertsdale, AL USA110
40Lindon CrowRDHApril 4, 19336'1"195USCDenison, TX USA120
71Tom DahmsLTApril 19, 19276'5"242San Diego St.San Diego, CA USA120
76Burt DelavanTDecember 2, 19296'2"236MenloWestwood, CA USA20
62John DittrichRGMay 7, 19336'1"236WisconsinSheboygan, WI USA120
41Jimmy HillRSJune 27, 19286'2"192Sam Houston St.Dallas, TX USA120
64Doug HoglandLGMay 8, 19316'4"245Oregon St.Farmington, NM USA120
65Ed HusmannMGAugust 6, 19316'2"245NebraskaSchuyler, NE USA120
76Harry JagielskiDT-TDecember 25, 19316'0"257IndianaPittsburgh, PA USA40
70Jack JenningsRTFebruary 23, 19266'4"245Ohio St.Columbus, OH USA120
67Bob KonovskyG-DEAugust 19, 19346'2"246WisconsinChicago, IL USA120
81Night Train LaneLDHApril 16, 19276'1"194West. Nebraska CC-ScottsbluffAustin, TX USA120
47Woodley LewisLSJune 14, 19256'0"185OregonLos Angeles, CA USA120
44Dave MannPJune 2, 19326'1"190Oregon St.Berkeley, CA USA120
33Ollie MatsonKRMay 1, 19306'2"220San FranciscoTrinity, TX USA120
8Lamar McHanQBDecember 16, 19326'1"201ArkansasLake Village, AR USA1210
86Gern NaglerEFebruary 23, 19326'2"190Santa ClaraYuba City, CA USA80
36Johnny OlszewskiFBDecember 21, 19305'11"200CaliforniaWashington, DC USA110
75Tony PasquesiLDTJune 13, 19336'4"250Notre DameChicago, IL USA110
12John RoachQB-DBMarch 26, 19336'4"197SMUDallas, TX USA80
17Jim RootQBAugust 17, 19316'1"185Miami (OH)Toledo, OH USA92
51Leo SanfordLLBOctober 4, 19296'1"224Louisiana TechDallas, TX USA120
50Jack SimmonsCOctober 8, 19246'4"236MarylandGrosse Pointe, MI USA120
24Julian SpenceDB-FLMay 5, 19295'11"170Sam Houston St.Austin, TX USA80
80Don StonesiferLEJanuary 29, 19276'0"200NorthwesternChicago, IL USA120
84Leo SugarLDEApril 6, 19296'1"214PurdueFlint, MI USA120
85Pat SummerallKMay 10, 19306'4"228ArkansasLake City, FL USA120
74Len TeeuwsRDTApril 19, 19276'5"242TulaneOak Park, IL USA120
72Chuck UlrichDTDecember 14, 19296'4"250IllinoisChicago, IL USA50
89Chuck WeberLB-DE-GMarch 25, 19306'1"229West ChesterPhiladelphia, PA USA50
55Stan WestDG-G-CSeptember 22, 19266'2"235OklahomaWeatherford, OK USA110