1939 Chicago Cardinals season

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1939 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Ernie Nevers
Results
Record 1–10
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1939 Chicago Cardinals season was their 20th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 2–9, winning only one game.[1] They played eight of their eleven games on the road and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 14th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 10, 1939 at Detroit Lions L 21–13
2 September 17, 1939 at Green Bay Packers L 14–10
3 September 24, 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates W 10–0
4 October 1, 1939 Detroit Lions L 17–3
5 October 8, 1939 at Green Bay Packers L 27–20
6 October 15, 1939 at Chicago Bears L 44–7
7 October 22, 1939 Cleveland Rams L 24–0
8 November 5, 1939 at Cleveland Rams L 14–0
9 November 12, 1939 at New York Giants L 17–7
10 November 19, 1939 at Washington Redskins L 28–7
11 November 26, 1939 Chicago Bears L 48–7

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 9 2 0 .813 6–2 233 153 W4
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 298 157 W4
Detroit Lions 6 5 0 .545 4–4 145 150 L4
Cleveland Rams 5 5 1 .500 4–4 195 164 W1
Chicago Cardinals 1 10 0 .091 0–8 84 254 L8

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

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