1940 Chicago Cardinals season

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1940 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Results
Record 2–7–2
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1940 Chicago Cardinals season was their 21st in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 1–10, winning two games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the 15th consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 8, 1940 at Pittsburgh Steelers T 7–7
2 September 15, 1940 Detroit Lions T 0–0
3 September 25, 1940 Chicago Bears W 21–7
4 September 29, 1940 at Green Bay Packers L 31–6
5 October 5, 1940 at Detroit Lions L 43–14
6 October 13, 1940 at Washington Redskins L 28–21
7 October 20, 1940 at Cleveland Rams L 26–14
8 October 27, 1940 Cleveland Rams W 17–7
9 November 10, 1940 Green Bay Packers L 28–7
10 November 24, 1940 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 14–9
11 December 1, 1940 at Chicago Bears L 31–23

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 3 0 .727 6–2 238 152 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 4 1 .600 4–3–1 238 155 T1
Detroit Lions 5 5 1 .500 4–3–1 138 153 L1
Cleveland Rams 4 6 1 .400 2–5–1 171 191 T1
Chicago Cardinals 2 7 2 .222 2–5–1 139 222 L3

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

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