1929 Chicago Cardinals season

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1929 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Dewey Scanlon
Results
Record 6–6–1
Division place 4th NFL
Playoff finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1928 1930 >

The 1929 Chicago Cardinals season was their 10th in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 1–5, winning six games.[1] They finished fourth in the league. The Cardinals-Steam Roller game was the first night game in NFL history, which the Cardinals won 16–0, on two touchdowns, an extra points and a field goal by Ernie Nevers.[2] Nevers also scored 40 points, the most by a player in NFL history, against the Bears in a 40–6 victory.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1929 at Buffalo Bisons W 9–3
2 October 6, 1929 at Green Bay Packers L 9–2
3 October 13, 1929 at Minneapolis Red Jackets L 14–7
4 October 20, 1929 at Chicago Bears T 0–0
5 October 27, 1929 Green Bay Packers L 7–6
6 November 2, 1929 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 8–0
7 November 6, 1929 at Providence Steam Roller W 16–0
8 November 10, 1929 Minneapolis Red Jackets W 8–0
9 November 17, 1929 Green Bay Packers L 12–0
10 November 24, 1929 Dayton Triangles W 19–0
11 November 28, 1929 at Chicago Bears W 40–6
12 December 1, 1929 at New York Giants L 24–21
13 December 8, 1929 at Orange Tornadoes W 26–0

Standings[edit]

NFL
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 0 1 1.000 198 22 W-2
New York Giants 13 1 1 .929 312 86 W-4
Frankford Yellow Jackets 9 4 5 .692 129 128 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 6 6 1 .500 154 83 W-1
Boston Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 98 73 L-1
Staten Island Stapletons 3 4 3 .429 89 65 L-2
Orange Tornadoes 3 4 4 .429 35 80 L-1
Providence Steam Roller 4 6 2 .400 107 117 L-1
Chicago Bears 4 9 2 .308 119 227 L-1
Buffalo Bisons 1 7 1 .125 48 142 W-1
Minneapolis Red Jackets 1 9 0 .100 48 185 L-7
Dayton Triangles 0 6 0 .000 7 136 L-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1929 Chicago Cardinals
  2. ^ "Infographic: NFL on Wednesday". Profootballhof.com. February 7, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Famers » ERNIE NEVERS". Profootballhof.com. Retrieved September 6, 2012.