1971 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1971 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season
Head coach Bob Hollway
Results
Record 4–9–1
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1970 1972 >

The 1971 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 52nd season the team was in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 8–5–1, winning only four games.[1] They failed to reach the playoffs for the 23rd straight season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 19, 1971 Washington Redskins L 24–17
46,805
2 September 27, 1971 New York Jets W 17–10
50,358
3 October 3, 1971 New York Giants L 21–20
49,571
4 October 10, 1971 at Atlanta Falcons W 26–9
58,850
5 October 17, 1971 at Washington Redskins L 20–0
53,041
6 October 24, 1971 San Francisco 49ers L 26–14
50,419
7 October 31, 1971 at Buffalo Bills W 28–23
40,040
8 November 7, 1971 Dallas Cowboys L 16–13
50,486
9 November 15, 1971 at San Diego Chargers L 20–17
46,486
10 November 21, 1971 Philadelphia Eagles L 37–20
48,658
11 November 28, 1971 at New York Giants W 24–7
62,878
12 December 5, 1971 Green Bay Packers T 16–16
50,443
13 December 12, 1971 at Philadelphia Eagles L 19–7
65,358
14 December 18, 1971 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–12
66,672

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 11 3 0 .786 406 222 W-7
Washington Redskins 9 4 1 .692 276 190 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 7 1 .462 221 302 W-3
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .308 231 279 L-2
New York Giants 4 10 0 .286 228 362 L-5

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