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1936 Chicago Cardinals

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3-8-1, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1936 NFL Season Summary

Scored 74 points (6.2/g), 8th of 9 in the NFL. Allowed 143 points (11.9/g), 5th.
 Differential of -69 points (-5.8/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 2.1-9.9.

Coach: Milan Creighton (3-8-1)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: Michigan City High School Field (Michigan City, Indiana)

Team Info

Principal Owner Charles Bidwill
General Manager Arch Wolfe

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 74 2632 742 3.5 26 0 138 68 183 1123 3 26 6.1 559 1509 5 2.7 138
Team Defense 143 2680 683 3.9 59 35 67 176 973 7 24 5.5 507 1707 11 3.4
Lg Rank Offense 8 5 7 1 5 4 2 7 7 3 2 5 6 8
Lg Rank Defense 5 4 1 1 1 5 5 3 4 6 6 4 5 5

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 7 10
1 Mon September 28 boxscore L 0-2 @ Detroit Lions 0 39
3 Sun October 4 boxscore L 0-3 @ Green Bay Packers 0 24
4 Sun October 11 boxscore L 0-4 @ Chicago Bears 3 7
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L 0-5 @ New York Giants 6 14 13 298 123 175 3 14 258 95 163 1
6 Sun October 25 boxscore L 0-6 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 0 9 11 192 88 104 5 9 128 10 118 1
7 Sun November 1 boxscore L 0-7 @ Boston Redskins 10 13
8 Sun November 8 boxscore W 1-7 Philadelphia Eagles 13 0
9 Sun November 15 boxscore W 2-7 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 6
10 Sun November 22 boxscore L 2-8 Detroit Lions 7 14
11 Sun November 29 boxscore W 3-8 Chicago Bears 14 7
12 Sun December 6 boxscore T 3-8-1 Green Bay Packers 0 0

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Pug Vaughan 25 tb 12 1 30 79 38.0% 546 2 2.5 10 12.7 0 6.9 1.7 18.2 45.5 31.4 0 0
Phil Sarboe 25 bb 6 2 25 62 40.3% 398 1 1.6 8 12.9 0 6.4 0.9 15.9 66.3 28.2 0 0
George Grosvenor 26 TB 9 8 12 34 35.3% 173 0 0.0 6 17.6 0 5.1 -2.9 14.4 19.2 13.1 0 0
Mule Dowell 23 FB 10 7 1 2 50.0% 6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 3.0 6.0 0.6 56.2 0 0
Jimmy Lawrence 22 wb 7 1 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0
Hal Pangle 24 b 12 4 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Doug Russell 25 tb 2 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Bill Smith 24 le 11 6 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 25.1 12 68 183 37.2% 1123 3 1.6 26 14.2 6 6.1 0.1 16.5 93.6 24.5 0 0
Opp Total 12 67 176 38.1% 973 7 4.0 24 13.6 5.5 0.19 14.5 81.1 30.5 0 0 5.5 0.2 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
George Grosvenor 26 TB 9 8 169 609 4 0 3.6 67.7 18.8 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.7 615 4 0
Pug Vaughan 25 tb 12 1 67 79 0 0 1.2 6.6 5.6 79 0 0
Clarence Kellogg 25 fb 12 1 66 164 0 0 2.5 13.7 5.5 4 11 2.8 0 0 0.3 0.9 175 0 0
Al Nichelini 27 WB 12 11 55 189 0 0 3.4 15.8 4.6 9 133 14.8 0 0 0.8 11.1 322 0 0
Mule Dowell 23 FB 10 7 54 151 0 0 2.8 15.1 5.4 151 0 0
Phil Sarboe 25 bb 6 2 45 21 0 0 0.5 3.5 7.5 21 0 0
Hal Pangle 24 b 12 4 38 101 1 0 2.7 8.4 3.2 9 195 21.7 0 0 0.8 16.3 296 1 0
Jimmy Lawrence 22 wb 7 1 26 84 0 0 3.2 12.0 3.7 8 98 12.3 0 0 1.1 14.0 182 0 0
Mike Mikulak 24 BB 12 10 24 56 0 0 2.3 4.7 2.0 6 62 10.3 0 0 0.5 5.2 118 0 0
Swede Ellstrom 30 1 0 4 12 0 0 3.0 12.0 4.0 12 0 0
Dave Cook 24 b 2 2 3 15 0 0 5.0 7.5 1.5 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.5 1.0 17 0 0
Doug Russell 25 tb 2 1 3 11 0 0 3.7 5.5 1.5 11 0 0
Bill Smith 24 le 11 6 2 13 0 0 6.5 1.2 0.2 20 414 20.7 1 38 1.8 37.6 427 1 0
Charlie McBride 22 1 0 2 1 0 0 0.5 1.0 2.0 1 38 38.0 1 38 1.0 38.0 39 1 0
Bob Neuman 24 e 8 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.4 0.1 3 41 13.7 0 0 0.4 5.1 44 0 0
Versil Deskin 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 60 20.0 1 0 0.3 6.7 60 1 0
Hermit Davis 25 e 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 36 36.0 0 36 0.5 18.0 36 0 0
Howie Tipton 25 RG 12 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.1 1.3 15 0 0
Billy Wilson 25 RE 12 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.0 12 0 0
Team Total 25.1 12 559 1509 5 3 2.7 125.8 46.6 68 1123 16.5 3 38 5.7 93.6 2632 8 0
Opp Total 12 507 1707 11 3.4 142.3 42.3 67 973 14.5 7 5.6 81.1 2680 18 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
George Grosvenor 26 TB 9 8 4 1 5 30
Bill Smith 24 le 11 6 1 1 2 1 11
Clarence Kellogg 25 fb 12 1 6 1 9
Versil Deskin 23 9 0 1 1 6
Charlie McBride 22 1 0 1 1 6
Al Nichelini 27 WB 12 11 1 1 6
Hal Pangle 24 b 12 4 1 1 6
Team Total 25.1 12 5 3 1 1 10 8 2 74
Opp Total 12 11 7 14 3 143

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1936-09-13 @ GNB L, 7-10 2 38 pass Charlie McBride 38 yard pass from Phil Sarboe (Clarence Kellogg kick)
2 1936-10-18 @ NYG L, 6-14 1 2 rush Hal Pangle 2 yard rush
3 1936-11-01 @ BOS L, 10-13 2 25 pass Versil Deskin 25 yard pass from Pug Vaughan (Clarence Kellogg kick)
4 1936-11-08 PHI W, 13-0 1 4 rush George Grosvenor 4 yard rush
5 1936-11-08 PHI W, 13-0 3 82 punt George Grosvenor 82 yard punt return (Clarence Kellogg kick)
6 1936-11-15 PIT W, 14-6 1 9 rush George Grosvenor 9 yard rush (Clarence Kellogg kick)
7 1936-11-15 PIT W, 14-6 2 38 pass Bill Smith 38 yard pass from Pug Vaughan (Clarence Kellogg kick)
8 1936-11-22 DET L, 7-14 2 12 lateral Al Nichelini 12 yard lateral return (Clarence Kellogg kick)
9 1936-11-29 CHI W, 14-7 4 1 rush George Grosvenor 1 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
10 1936-11-29 CHI W, 14-7 4 66 rush George Grosvenor 66 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1936-09-13 @ GNB W, 10-7 3 rush George Sauer unknown yard rush (Ade Schwammel kick)
2 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 1 blocked punt Harry Ebding unknown yard blocked punt return (Glenn Presnell kick)
3 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 2 5 rush Ernie Caddel 5 yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
4 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 2 30 pass John Schneller 30 yard pass from Dutch Clark (Dutch Clark kick)
5 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 2 8 rush Bill Shepherd 8 yard rush
6 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 3 11 rush Glenn Presnell 11 yard rush
7 1936-09-28 @ DET W, 39-0 3 12 rush Ike Peterson 12 yard rush
8 1936-10-04 @ GNB W, 24-0 2 rush Swede Johnston unknown yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
9 1936-10-04 @ GNB W, 24-0 2 rush Clarke Hinkle unknown yard rush (Ade Schwammel kick)
10 1936-10-04 @ GNB W, 24-0 3 41 rush Joe Laws 41 yard rush (Ernie Smith kick)
11 1936-10-11 @ CHI W, 7-3 2 4 rush Jack Manders 4 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
12 1936-10-18 @ NYG W, 14-6 3 7 pass Max Krause 7 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Tillie Manton kick)
13 1936-10-18 @ NYG W, 14-6 4 36 pass Red Corzine 36 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Tillie Manton kick)
14 1936-10-25 @ BKN W, 9-0 2 57 interception Ralph Kercheval 57 yard interception return
15 1936-11-01 @ BOS W, 13-10 1 28 pass Riley Smith 28 yard pass from Cliff Battles (Riley Smith kick)
16 1936-11-01 @ BOS W, 13-10 1 63 pass Cliff Battles 63 yard pass from Eddie Britt
17 1936-11-15 PIT L, 6-14 2 48 pass Warren Heller 48 yard pass from Ed Matesic
18 1936-11-22 DET W, 14-7 4 1 rush Dutch Clark 1 yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
19 1936-11-22 DET W, 14-7 4 8 rush Ace Gutowsky 8 yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
20 1936-11-29 CHI L, 7-14 1 10 pass Bill Hewitt 10 yard pass from Beattie Feathers (Jack Manders kick)