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1948 Chicago Cardinals season
Head Coach Jimmy Conzelman
Home Field
Results
Record 11-1-0
Place 1st Western
Playoff Finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1947 1949

The 1948 Chicago Cardinals season was the 29th season in franchise history. The franchise appeared in the NFL Championship for the second consecutive year.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record
1 September 24, 1948 Philadelphia Eagles W 21-14 1-0
2 October 4, 1948 Chicago Bears L 17-28 1-1
3 October 10, 1948 Green Bay Packers W 17-7 2-1
4 October 17, 1948 at New York Giants W 63-35 3-1
5 October 24, 1948 Boston Yanks W 49-27 4-1
6 October 31, 1948 at Los Angeles Rams W 27-22 5-1
7 November 7, 1948 Detroit Lions W 56-20 6-1
8 November 14, 1948 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 24-7 7-1
9 November 21, 1948 Los Angeles Rams W 27-24 8-1
10 November 25, 1948 at Detroit Lions W 28-14 9-1
11 December 5, 1948 Green Bay Packers W 42-7 10-1
12 December 12, 1948 at Chicago Bears W 42-7 11-1

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StandingsEdit

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 11 1 0 .917 395 226 W-10
Chicago Bears 10 2 0 .833 375 151 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 6 5 1 .545 327 269 W-3
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 154 290 L-7
Detroit Lions 2 10 0 .167 200 407 L-3

RosterEdit

Chicago Cardinals roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

PostseasonEdit

NFL Championship GameEdit

The 1948 National Football League Championship game was the 16th NFL title game played. The game was a rematch of the previous year's championship game between the Chicago Cardinals, champions of the Western Division and the Philadelphia Eagles. The game was played at Philadelphia's Shibe Park on December 19, 1948. The Eagles won the game by a score of 7-0.[2]

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Led NFL, Points Scored, 395 [3]
  • Led NFL, Total Yards Gained, 4,705 [3]
  • Led NFL, Rushing Yards, 2,560 [3]
  • Pat Harder, NFL Scoring Leader, 110 points [4]

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1948 Chicago Cardinals
  2. 1948 NFL Standings & playoff Scores
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 456
  4. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 474
Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1948 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1948 AAFC Season

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