1948 Chicago Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (11-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1948 Chicago Cardinals Roster
1948 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1948 season with a record of 11 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

On offense, Chicago scored 395 points, most in the league. At the same time, the defensive squad yielded 226 points. Charlie Trippi carried the ball for a team-best 690 yards for the Cardinals, while Elmer Angsman and Pat Harder additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Ray Mallouf tossed for 1,160 yards. Mal Kutner snagged 41 passes for 943 yards, while Billy Dewell was targeted regularly, too.

The sticky-fingered defense created 47 turnovers. Red Cochran picked off 7 opponent throws.

Jimmy Conzelman coached the team. The 1948 Chicago Cardinals lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ray Mallouf1437351.011608.1139.164.25491.2
Paul Christman1145144.77406.554.443.57166.4
Charlie Trippi8450.011814.8112.500.064135.4
Charley Eikenberg19631.61166.1315.8210.55253.8
Vic Schwall100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Trippi1286905.450 6
Elmer Angsman1316384.972 8
Pat Harder1265544.471 6
Vinnie Yablonski482334.947 0
Babe Dimancheff271174.326 1
Vic Schwall151077.123 1
Jerry Davis12776.435 0
Mal Kutner55010.032 1
Corwin Clatt6386.326 0
Ray Mallouf13171.312 1
Red Cochran3155.00
Bob Hanlon6111.80
Charley Eikenberg294.518 0
Paul Christman860.81
Bob Dove1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals53125604.872 25


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mal Kutner4194323.071 14
Billy Dewell3344213.448 2
Charlie Trippi2222810.433 2
Babe Dimancheff1326020.052 3
Pat Harder13937.226 0
Elmer Angsman914215.838 1
Vic Schwall2136.50
Vinnie Yablonski11313.013 0
Totals134213415.971 22


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Harder5353100.017741.274
Vinnie Yablonski4125.03


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ray Mallouf45175439.061
Charlie Trippi1356443.456
Red Cochran622938.256
Charley Eikenberg27236.038

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Davis1633420.970 2
Charlie Trippi1121319.467 2
Red Cochran812215.220 0
Totals3566919.170 4

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerry Davis1543729.183 0
Charlie Trippi1635422.150 0
Babe Dimancheff611819.726 0
Red Cochran166.00
Totals3891524.183 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Red Cochran711115.932 0
Jerry Davis44711.818 0
Bill Blackburn25829.031 2
Mal Kutner23517.531 0
Vince Banonis23216.022 0
Marshall Goldberg294.50
Bob Hanlon12525.025 0
Corwin Clatt12020.020 0
Buster Ramsey11313.013 0
Bob Ravensberg100.00
Totals2335015.232 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pat Harder607530110
Mal Kutner114000090
Charlie Trippi622000060
Elmer Angsman8100054
Babe Dimancheff13000024
Bill Blackburn200012
Billy Dewell200012
Jerry Davis020000012
Vic Schwall100006
Ray Mallouf10006
Paul Christman10006
Vinnie Yablonski001003