1954 Chicago Cardinals season

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1954 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Joe Stydahar
Home field Comiskey Park
Results
Record 2–10–0
Division place 6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1953 1955 >

The 1954 Chicago Cardinals season was the 35th season the team was in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 1–10–1, winning two games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season. The Cardinals became the first NFL team in history to concede 30 or more points in each of its first five games in a season.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 26, 1954 New York Giants L 41–10
16,780
2 October 3, 1954 Philadelphia Eagles L 35–16
17,084
3 October 10, 1954 at Cleveland Browns L 31–7
24,101
4 October 17, 1954 at New York Giants L 31–17
31,256
5 October 24, 1954 Cleveland Browns L 35–3
23,823
6 October 31, 1954 Pittsburgh Steelers W 17–14
18,765
7 November 7, 1954 at Philadelphia Eagles L 30–14
21,963
8 November 14, 1954 at Los Angeles Rams L 28–17
40,739
9 November 21, 1954 Washington Redskins W 38–16
15,619
10 November 28, 1954 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 20–17
14,460
11 December 5, 1954 Chicago Bears L 29–7
33,594
12 December 12, 1954 at Washington Redskins L 37–20
18,107

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 3 0 .750 336 162 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 4 1 .636 284 230 W-1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 293 184 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 .417 219 263 L-2
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 207 432 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 183 347 L-3

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1954 Chicago Cardinals
  2. ^ "Elias Says...". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 9, 2012.