1933 Chicago Cardinals season

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1933 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Paul Schissler
Owner Charles Bidwill
Home field Wrigley Field [1][2]
Results
Record 1–9–1
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1933 Chicago Cardinals season was their 14th in the National Football League. The team failed to improve on their previous year's record of 2–6–2, with only one victory and the worst record in the ten-team league.[3] They failed to qualify for the first scheduled playoff, the 1933 NFL Championship Game.

This was the first season of ownership for attorney Charles Bidwill, who bought the team from Dr. David J. Jones for $50,000.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record
1 September 27 at Pittsburgh Pirates L 14–13 0–1
2 October 1 at Portsmouth Spartans L 7–6 0–2
3 October 8 at Cincinnati Reds W 3–0 1–2
4 October 15 at Chicago Bears L 12–9 1–3
5 October 22 at Boston Redskins L 10–0 1–4
6 October 29 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 7–0 1–5
7 November 5 Green Bay Packers L 14–6 1–6
8 November 12 Cincinnati Reds L 12–9 1–7
9 November 19 Brooklyn Dodgers L 3–0 1–8
10 November 30 Chicago Bears L 22–6 1–9
11 December 3 Boston Redskins T 0–0 1–9–1

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 2 1 .833 7–0 133 82 W4
Portsmouth Spartans 6 5 0 .545 3–4 128 87 L3
Green Bay Packers 5 7 1 .417 2–4 170 107 L1
Cincinnati Reds 3 6 1 .333 2–2 38 110 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 9 1 .100 1–5 52 101 T1

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Wilfrid (November 6, 1933). "Bears lose 10-0; Packers beat Cards, 14-6". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21. 
  2. ^ Smith, Wilfrid (November 13, 1933). "Reds whip Cardinals, 12-9; Bears held to 3-3 tie". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21. 
  3. ^ 1933 Chicago Cardinals
  4. ^ "Former owner of Chicago Cards dies". Park City Daily News (Bowling Green, Kentucky). Associated Press. July 29, 1966. p. 10.