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1981 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season
Head Coach Jim Hanifan
Home Field
Results
Record 7-9
Place 5th NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1980 1982

The 1981 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 62nd season the team was in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 5-11, winning seven games.[1] Despite the improvement the team failed - for the sixth consecutive season - to reach the playoffs, .

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 Miami Dolphins L 20-7
50,351
2 September 13, 1981 at Dallas Cowboys L 30-17
63,602
3 September 20, 1981 Washington Redskins W 40-30
47,592
4 September 27, 1981 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20-10
65,850
5 October 4, 1981 Dallas Cowboys W 20-17
49,477
6 October 11, 1981 at New York Giants L 34-14
67,128
7 October 18, 1981 at Atlanta Falcons L 41-20
51,458
8 October 25, 1981 Minnesota Vikings W 30-17
48,039
9 November 1, 1981 at Washington Redskins L 42-21
50,643
10 November 8, 1981 Philadelphia Eagles L 52-10
48,421
11 November 15, 1981 Buffalo Bills W 24-0
46,214
12 November 22, 1981 at Baltimore Colts W 35-24
24,784
13 November 29, 1981 at New England Patriots W 27-20
39,946
14 December 6, 1981 New Orleans Saints W 30-3
46,923
15 December 13, 1981 New York Giants L 20-10
47,358
16 December 20, 1981 at Philadelphia Eagles L 38-0
56,656

StandingsEdit

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 12 4 0 .750 367 277 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 368 221 W-1
New York Giants 9 7 0 .563 295 257 W-3
Washington Redskins 8 8 0 .500 347 349 W-3
St. Louis Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 315 408 L-2

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1981 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XVI

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