1921 Chicago Cardinals season

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1921 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Paddy Driscoll
Home field Normal Park
Results
Record 6–3–2 Overall
3–3–2 APFA
Division place 8th APFA
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1920 1922 >

The 1921 Chicago Cardinals season was their second in the National Football League. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 6–2–2, winning only three NFL games.[1] They finished eighth in the league.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
September 25, 1921 Horlick-Racine Legion W 27–0
1 October 2, 1921 Minneapolis Marines W 20–0
2 October 9, 1921 Akron Pros L 23–0
3 October 16, 1921 Rock Island Independents L 14–7
4 October 23, 1921 Columbus Panhandles W 17–6
October 24, 1921 at Chicago Staym-Foresters W 27–0
October 24, 1921 Gary Elks W 21–0
5 November 6, 1921 Hammond Pros W 7–0
6 November 20, 1921 Green Bay Packers T 3–3
7 December 4, 1921 Akron Pros L 7–0
8 December 18, 1921 at Chicago Staleys T 0–0
  • Games in italics are against non-NFL teams

Standings[edit]

APFA
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Staleys 9 1 1 .900 128 53 T-1
Buffalo All-Americans 9 1 2 .900 211 29 L-1
Akron Pros 8 3 1 .727 148 31 W-1
Canton Bulldogs 5 2 3 .714 106 55 W-1
Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667 65 30 L-1
Evansville Crimson Giants 3 2 0 .600 89 46 W-1
Green Bay Packers 3 2 1 .600 70 55 L-1
Chicago Cardinals 3 3 2 .500 54 53 T-1
Dayton Triangles 4 4 1 .500 96 67 L-1
Rochester Jeffersons 2 3 0 .400 85 76 W-2
Cleveland Indians 3 5 0 .375 95 58 L-1
Washington Senators 1 2 0 .333 21 43 L-1
Hammond Pros 1 3 1 .250 17 45 L-2
Minneapolis Marines 1 3 0 .250 37 41 L-1
Cincinnati Celts 1 3 0 .250 14 117 L-2
Detroit Tigers 1 5 1 .167 19 109 L-5
Columbus Panhandles 1 8 0 .111 47 222 W-1
Muncie Flyers 0 2 0 .000 0 28 L-2
Tonawanda Kardex 0 1 0 .000 0 45 L-1
New York Brickley Giants 0 2 0 .000 0 72 L-2
Louisville Brecks 0 2 0 .000 0 27 L-2

1921 Chicago Cardinals Roster[edit]

Paddy Driscoll QB

Bob Koehler FB

Rube Marquardt

Lenny Sachs LE

John Scanlon

Ralph Horween


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