1949 Chicago Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-5-1
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Phil Handler (2-4)
Coach: Buddy Parker (6-5-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1949 Chicago Cardinals Roster
1949 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1949 season with a record of 6 wins and 5 losses and 1 ties, finishing third in the NFL's West Division.

Chicago lit up the scoreboard for 360 points, while the defense allowed 301. Elmer Angsman carried the ball for a team-best 674 yards for the Cardinals, while Charlie Trippi also contributed to the rushing attack.

Paul Christman passed for 1,015 yards. Charlie Trippi paced pass catchers, snagging 34 passes, while Mal Kutner accumulated 465 receiving yards.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 54 turnovers, topping in the league. Bob Nussbaumer intercepted 12 opponent throws.

Phil Handler and Buddy Parker coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Paul Christman1517549.710156.7117.3138.65059.9
Jim Hardy1506342.07485.0106.7138.74844.0
Red Cochran100.
Vic Schwall200.
Elmer Angsman100.
Charlie Trippi200.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Elmer Angsman1256745.482 6
Charlie Trippi1125534.955 3
Pat Harder1064474.242 7
Babe Dimancheff381514.022 3
Vinnie Yablonski32973.022 0
Red Cochran20874.422 1
Vic Schwall12473.918 0
Paul Christman4348.522 0
Clarence Self4164.00
Mal Kutner5102.00
Bob Ravensberg284.00
Jim Hardy760.91
Totals46721304.682 21


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Trippi3441212.144 6
Mal Kutner3046515.549 5
Billy Dewell2023511.825 2
Pat Harder121008.344 1
Bob Ravensberg1020320.348 3
Babe Dimancheff1013013.050 1
Red Cochran710715.333 1
Vinnie Yablonski6355.815 0
Elmer Angsman55711.432 0
Vic Schwall382.718 2
Tom Wham11111.011 0
Totals138176312.850 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Vinnie Yablonski11100.06583.316
Pat Harder474595.75360.054


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Red Cochran52218642.066
Charlie Trippi829236.546
Jim Hardy518036.051

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Red Cochran1531420.971 2
Charlie Trippi1016016.038 0
Corwin Clatt12222.022 0
Clarence Self22010.017 0
Bob Nussbaumer11616.016 0
Jerry Davis11414.014 0
Totals3054618.271 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Trippi1842723.748 0
Red Cochran2041020.532 0
Elmer Angsman56613.220 0
Vic Schwall46315.823 0
Babe Dimancheff24321.525 0
Bill Blackburn144.00
Buster Ramsey100.00
Totals51101319.948 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Nussbaumer1215713.168 0
Jerry Davis66310.527 0
Vince Banonis46616.528 1
Bill Blackburn33411.321 1
Corwin Clatt23919.539 0
Tom Wham14646.046 1
John Goldsberry13636.036 0
Ray Apolskis11616.016 0
Bill Fischer133.00
Buster Ramsey100.00
Clarence Self100.00
Totals3346013.968 3

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 Harder713450102
Charlie Trippi360000054
Elmer Angsman60000036
Mal Kutner0500030
Red Cochran112000024
Babe Dimancheff31000024
Bob Ravensberg0300018
Vinnie Yablonski0051016
Vic Schwall02000012
Billy Dewell200012
Tom Wham010006
Jerry Davis0010006
Bill Blackburn010006
Jim Hardy10006
Vince Banonis10006
Buster Ramsey0000012