1957 Chicago Cardinals season

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1957 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Ray Richards
Owner Violet Bidwill Wolfner
Home field Comiskey Park
Results
Record 3–9
Division place 6th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1957 Chicago Cardinals season was the team's 38th season in the National Football League. The Cardinals failed to improve on their previous year's record of 7–5, winning only three games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs (NFL title game) for the ninth consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 29 at San Francisco 49ers W 20–10 1–0
35,743
2 October 6 Washington Redskins L 37–14 1–1
18,278
3 October 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 29–20 1–2
29,446
4 October 20 at Washington Redskins W 44–14 2–2
23,159
5 October 27 Cleveland Browns L 17–7 2–3
26,341
6 November 3 Philadelphia Eagles L 38–21 2–4
18,718
7 November 10 at New York Giants L 27–14 2–5
46,402
8 November 24 New York Giants L 28–21 2–6
19,200
9 December 1 at Cleveland Browns L 31–0 2–7
40,525
10 December 8 Chicago Bears L 14–6 2–8
43,735
11 December 14 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31–27 3–8
12,555
12 December 22 Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–2 3–9
10,084

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 .818 8–1–1 269 172 W1
New York Giants 7 5 0 .583 6–4 254 211 L3
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 161 178 W1
Washington Redskins 5 6 1 .455 4–5–1 251 230 W3
Philadelphia Eagles 4 8 0 .333 4–6 173 230 L2
Chicago Cardinals 3 9 0 .250 2–8 200 299 L1

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

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