1951 Chicago Cardinals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 3-9
Finishing 6th in the NFL's American Division
Coach: Curly Lambeau (2-8)
Coach: Cecil Isbell (1-1)
Coach: Phil Handler (1-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1951 Chicago Cardinals Roster
1951 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1951 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing sixth in the NFL's American Division.

The Cardinals scored 210 points, but the defense conceded 287. Charlie Trippi carried the ball for a team-best 501 yards for Chicago, while Elmer Angsman also buoyed the ground attack.

Charlie Trippi tossed for 1,191 yards. Fran Polsfoot paced the receiving corps, snagging 57 passes for 796 yards.

S.J. Whitman picked off 7 opponent throws.

Curly Lambeau, Cecil Isbell and Phil Handler coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Charlie Trippi1918846.111916.284.2136.88052.1
Jim Hardy1145649.18097.132.6108.88044.8
Frank Tripucka291758.62448.426.913.44894.6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Trippi785016.432 4
Elmer Angsman1213803.128 3
Billy Cross532835.339 3
Ralph Pasquariello532514.728 1
Don Paul372476.768 3
Emil Sitko521833.561 0
Jim Hardy12383.216 0
John Panelli13382.918 0
Vinnie Yablonski14201.40
Bill Svoboda5153.00
Frank Tripucka11414.014 0
Jerry Davis1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals44019634.568 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fran Polsfoot5779614.080 4
Don Stonesifer2734312.748 2
Don Paul2339817.353 3
Billy Cross1832217.980 3
Elmer Angsman919521.780 1
Ray Ramsey813516.935 0
Bill Svoboda6-9-1.50
Emil Sitko4287.015 0
Jerry Davis4246.015 0
Ralph Pasquariello2-9-4.5-4 0
Tom Bienemann188.00
Vinnie Yablonski188.00
John Panelli155.00
Totals161224413.980 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Cliff Patton1919100.08562.534
Vinnie Yablonski88100.05240.014


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Fran Polsfoot47191440.756
Charlie Trippi1244637.248
Frank Tripucka1142939.056

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Paul191437.523 0
Billy Cross7395.614 0
Jerry Davis4102.50
Totals301926.423 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Emil Sitko1742925.241 0
Don Paul1542428.357 0
John Panelli25728.537 0
Elmer Angsman25125.529 0
Tom Bienemann23417.018 0
Bill Svoboda12929.029 0
Jack Jennings11616.016 0
Jerry Hennessy11111.011 0
Knox Ramsey100.00
Bill Fischer100.00
Totals43105124.457 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
S.J. Whitman710214.631 0
Ray Ramsey59018.039 0
Don Paul35217.336 0
Tony Klimek33913.022 0
Cliff Patton33110.319 0
Jerry Davis23618.036 0
Leo Sanford12020.020 0
Fred Wallner11010.010 0
Lloyd McDermott155.00
Tom Bienemann155.00
Totals2739014.439 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Billy Cross33000036
Don Paul3300000036
Cliff Patton0519034
Charlie Trippi400024
Elmer Angsman31000024
Fran Polsfoot400024
Vinnie Yablonski0028014
Don Stonesifer200012
Ralph Pasquariello100006