1929 Chicago Cardinals season

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1929 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Dewey Scanlon
Results
Record 6–6–1
League place 4th NFL

The 1929 Chicago Cardinals season was their 10th in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 1–5, winning six games.[1] They finished fourth in the league. The Cardinals-Steam Roller game was the first night game in NFL history, which the Cardinals won 16–0, on two touchdowns, an extra points and a field goal by Ernie Nevers.[2] Nevers also scored 40 points, the most by a player in NFL history, against the Bears in a 40–6 victory.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29, 1929 at Buffalo Bisons W 9–3
2 October 6, 1929 at Green Bay Packers L 9–2
3 October 13, 1929 at Minneapolis Red Jackets L 14–7
4 October 20, 1929 at Chicago Bears T 0–0
5 October 27, 1929 Green Bay Packers L 7–6
6 November 2, 1929 at Frankford Yellow Jackets L 8–0
7 November 6, 1929 at Providence Steam Roller W 16–0
8 November 10, 1929 Minneapolis Red Jackets W 8–0
9 November 17, 1929 Green Bay Packers L 12–0
10 November 24, 1929 Dayton Triangles W 19–0
11 November 28, 1929 at Chicago Bears W 40–6
12 December 1, 1929 at New York Giants L 24–21
13 December 8, 1929 at Orange Tornadoes W 26–0

Standings[edit]

NFL standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 12 0 1 1.000 198 22 W2
New York Giants 13 1 1 .929 312 86 W4
Frankford Yellow Jackets 9 4 5 .692 129 128 W1
Chicago Cardinals 6 6 1 .500 154 83 W1
Boston Bulldogs 4 4 0 .500 98 73 L1
Staten Island Stapletons 3 4 3 .429 89 65 L2
Orange Tornadoes 3 4 4 .429 35 80 L1
Providence Steam Roller 4 6 2 .400 107 117 L1
Chicago Bears 4 9 2 .308 119 227 L1
Buffalo Bisons 1 7 1 .125 48 142 W1
Minneapolis Red Jackets 1 9 0 .100 48 185 L7
Dayton Triangles 0 6 0 .000 7 136 L6

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1929 Chicago Cardinals
  2. ^ "Infographic: NFL on Wednesday". Profootballhof.com. February 7, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Famers » ERNIE NEVERS". Profootballhof.com. Retrieved September 6, 2012.