1938 Chicago Cardinals season

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1938 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Milan Creighton
Results
Record 2–9
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1938 Chicago Cardinals season was their 19th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 5–5–1, winning only two games.[1] They played seven of their eleven games on the road and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 11, 1938 at Chicago Bears L 16–13
2 September 17, 1938 at Cleveland Rams W 7–6
3 September 25, 1938 at Green Bay Packers L 28–7
4 September 28, 1938 Green Bay Packers L 24–22
5 October 2, 1938 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 13–0
6 October 16, 1938 Chicago Bears L 34–28
7 October 23, 1938 at Detroit Lions L 10–0
8 October 26, 1938 at Philadelphia Eagles L 7–0
9 November 6, 1938 at New York Giants L 6–0
10 November 20, 1938 Detroit Lions L 7–3
11 November 27, 1938 Cleveland Rams W 31–17

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 3 0 .727 6–2 223 118 L1
Detroit Lions 7 4 0 .636 6–2 119 108 L1
Chicago Bears 6 5 0 .545 3–5 194 148 L1
Cleveland Rams 4 7 0 .364 3–5 131 215 W1
Chicago Cardinals 2 9 0 .182 2–6 111 168 W1

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

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