1959 Chicago Cardinals season

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1959 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Pop Ivy
Home field Soldier Field
Met Stadium (Bloomington, Minn)
Results
Record 2–10
Division place 6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1958 1960

The 1959 Chicago Cardinals season was the team's 40th and final season in Chicago. The Cardinals finished the year with a record of two wins and ten losses. The home games played October 25 and November 22 were played at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota. In March 1960, the Chicago Cardinals relocated to St. Louis, and became the St. Louis Cardinals, bringing the NFL back to Missouri.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 Washington Redskins W 49–21 Soldier Field
21,892
2 October 4, 1959 Cleveland Browns L 34–7 Soldier Field
19,935
3 October 11, 1959 at Washington Redskins L 23–14 Griffith Stadium
25,937
4 October 18, 1959 at Cleveland Browns L 17–7 Cleveland Stadium
46,422
5 October 25, 1959 Philadelphia Eagles L 28–24 Metropolitan Stadium
20,112
6 November 1, 1959 Pittsburgh Steelers W 45–24 Soldier Field
23,187
7 November 8, 1959 at New York Giants L 9–3 Yankee Stadium
56,779
8 November 15, 1959 at Philadelphia Eagles L 27–17 Franklin Field
28,887
9 November 22, 1959 New York Giants L 30–20 Metropolitan Stadium
26,625
10 November 29, 1959 Chicago Bears L 31–7 Soldier Field
48,687
11 December 6, 1959 at Detroit Lions L 45–21 Briggs Stadium
45,811
12 December 13, 1959 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 35–20 Forbes Field
19,011

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Giants 10 2 0 .833 284 170 W-4
Philadelphia Eagles 7 5 0 .583 268 278 L-1
Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 .583 270 214 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 .545 257 216 W-1
Washington Redskins 3 9 0 .250 185 350 L-5
Chicago Cardinals 2 10 0 .167 234 324 L-6