1956 Chicago Cardinals Statistics

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 Roster
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.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Lamar McHan1527247.411597.6106.685.37573.3
Jim Root572849.13335.835.358.83448.4
Ollie Matson300.000.000.000.0039.6
Dave Mann200.000.000.0150.000.0
Totals21410046.714927.0136.1146.575 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ollie Matson1929244.879 5
Johnny Olszewski1575983.834 2
Joe Childress432034.730 0
Lamar McHan581612.817 5
Dave Mann451162.615 0
Jim Root17452.618 2
Frank Bernardi1440.30
Alex Burl122.00
Totals52720533.979 14

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Stonesifer2232014.558 2
Johnny Olszewski1718210.731 0
Ollie Matson1519913.345 2
Gern Nagler1426819.149 4
Dave Mann1317013.123 1
Max Boydston611619.339 2
Joe Childress68213.734 1
Frank Bernardi45614.019 0
Alex Burl22412.019 1
Night Train Lane17575.075 0
Totals100149214.975 13

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pat Summerall3030100.0221045.560
Totals3030100.0221045.560

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Dave Mann36134637.453
John Roach1144940.854
Lamar McHan828535.642
Totals55208037.854

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Frank Bernardi1821712.195 1
Ollie Matson5397.816 0
Woodley Lewis5224.40
Lindon Crow12121.021 0
Leo Sanford166.00
Night Train Lane200.00
Totals323059.595 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ollie Matson1336227.8105 1
Dave Mann713118.727 0
Frank Bernardi410125.230 0
Alex Burl35919.726 0
Johnny Olszewski3258.320 0
Woodley Lewis12222.022 0
Joe Childress100.00
Chuck Weber100.00
Totals3370021.2105 1

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lindon Crow1117015.542 0
Night Train Lane720629.466 1
Leo Sanford5244.819 0
Jimmy Hill5214.212 0
Chuck Weber11919.019 0
Julian Spence177.00
Tom Bienemann122.00
Frank Bernardi122.00
Woodley Lewis100.00
Totals3345113.766 1

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 Summerall1030060
Ollie Matson520100048
Lamar McHan500030
Gern Nagler400024
Don Stonesifer200012
Jim Root200012
Johnny Olszewski20000012
Max Boydston200012
Joe Childress0100006
Alex Burl0100006
Night Train Lane0010006
Frank Bernardi001000006
Dave Mann0100006
Totals14131101001030000240