1928 Chicago Cardinals season

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1928 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Fred Gillies
Results
Record 1–5
League place 9th NFL

The 1928 Chicago Cardinals season was their ninth in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 3–7–1, winning only one game.[1] They finished ninth in the league.

The team scored only 7 points during the season, 6 on a single touchdown on an interception by Hal Erickson against the Dayton Triangles. Jim Thorpe also played one game (his last) for this team.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 23, 1928 Chicago Bears L 15–0
2 October 7, 1928 Dayton Triangles W 7–0
3 October 14, 1928 at Green Bay Packers L 20–0
4 November 24, 1928 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 19–0
5 November 25, 1928 at New York Yankees L 19–0
6 November 29, 1928 at Chicago Bears L 34–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Providence Steam Roller 8 1 2 .889 128 42 T1
Frankford Yellow Jackets 11 3 2 .786 175 84 L1
Detroit Wolverines 7 2 1 .778 189 76 W4
Green Bay Packers 6 4 3 .600 120 92 W1
Chicago Bears 7 5 1 .583 182 85 L2
New York Giants 4 7 2 .364 79 136 L5
New York Yankees 4 8 1 .333 103 179 W1
Pottsville Maroons 2 8 0 .200 74 134 L1
Chicago Cardinals 1 5 0 .167 7 107 L4
Dayton Triangles 0 7 0 .000 9 131 L7

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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