1958 Chicago Cardinals season

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1958 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Pop Ivy
Home field Comiskey Park
Results
Record 2–9–1
Division place 5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1957 1959 >

The 1958 Chicago Cardinals season was the 39th season the team was in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 3–9, winning only two games during the franchise's penultimate season in the Windy City.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the tenth consecutive season.

Draft picks[edit]

The following players were selected by the Cardinals in the 1958 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
King Hill Quarterback 1 1 Rice
John David Crow Halfback 1 2 Texas A&M

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 28, 1958 New York Giants L 37–7
21,923
2 October 4, 1958 Washington Redskins W 37–10
21,824
3 October 12, 1958 at Cleveland Browns L 35–28
65,403
4 October 19, 1958 at New York Giants W 23–6
52,684
5 October 26, 1958 Cleveland Browns L 38–24
30,933
6 November 2, 1958 Philadelphia Eagles T 21–21
17,486
7 November 9, 1958 at Washington Redskins L 45–31
26,196
8 November 16, 1958 at Philadelphia Eagles L 49–21
18,315
9 November 23, 1958 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–20
15,946
10 November 30, 1958 Los Angeles Rams L 20–14
13,014
11 December 7, 1958 at Chicago Bears L 30–14
41,617
12 December 13, 1958 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 38–21
16,660

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 9 3 0 .750 246 183 W-4
Cleveland Browns 9 3 0 .750 302 217 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 1 .636 261 230 W-1
Washington Redskins 4 7 1 .364 214 268 W-1
Chicago Cardinals 2 9 1 .182 261 356 L-6
Philadelphia Eagles 2 9 1 .182 235 306 L-4

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