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1939 Chicago Cardinals

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1-10-0, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 84 points (7.6/g), 10th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 254 points (23.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of -170 points (-15.5/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 0.7-10.3.

Coach: Ernie Nevers (1-10-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: Ordean Field (Duluth, Minnesota)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Frank Patrick 24 1 5 30 rushes for 84 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 20th pick / 1938
FB Marshall Goldberg 22 Rook 8 56 rushes for 152 yards, 2 td, & 5 catches for 90 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
BB Ev Fisher 25 1 7 18 rushes for 63 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 62 yards and 0 td
WB Milt Popovich 26 1 4 26 rushes for 78 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 10 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1938
LE Joel Mason 27 Rook 5 18 catches for 188 yards, 0 td
LT Tony Blazine* 27 4 9
LG Andy Sabados 23 Rook 6 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1939
C Ki Aldrich* 23 Rook 10 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
RG Ross Carter 25 3 9 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 69th pick / 1936
RT Al Babartsky 24 1 11 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 35th pick / 1938
RE Bill Smith* 27 5 9 21 catches for 387 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Bill Smith* 27 5 9 2 of 8 field goals & 6 of 8 extra points
P Milt Popovich 26 1 4 27 punts for a 37.0 average, 0 blocked Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1938
PR Henry Adams 24 Rook 1
KR Henry Adams 24 Rook 1

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Henry Adams 24 KR 3 1 190 6-1 Pittsburgh 12/24/1915 Rook
Sam Agee 24 fb 11 4 218 6-1 Vanderbilt 10/21/1915 1
Ki Aldrich* 23 C 11 10 207 6-0 TCU 6/1/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
Al Babartsky 24 RT 11 11 225 6-0 Fordham 4/19/1915 1 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 35th pick / 1938
Conway Baker 28 g 11 2 228 5-11 Centenary 9/9/1911 3
Jonathan Bilbo 25 1 0 195 6-0 Mississippi 10/17/1914 1
Keith Birlem 24 b 6 3 198 5-11 San Jose St. 5/4/1915 Rook
Tony Blazine* 27 LT 11 9 232 6-0 Illinois Wesleyan 1/2/1912 4
Hal Bradley 26 3 0 205 6-4 Elon 11/23/1913 1
Ross Carter 25 RG 10 9 200 6-0 Oregon 3/10/1914 3 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 69th pick / 1936
Ed Cherry 26 fb 4 1 208 6-0 Hardin-Simmons 7/16/1913 1 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1938
Don Cosner 22 1 0 200 6-2 Montana St. 2/16/1917 Rook
Earl Crowder 24 bb 6 1 198 6-0 Oklahoma 1/21/1915 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 82nd pick / 1939
Versil Deskin 26 e 10 3 200 6-0 Drake 2/14/1913 4
Len Dugan 29 4 0 218 6-0 Wichita St. 2/19/1910 3
Elwyn Dunstan 24 1 0 238 6-3 Portland 2/4/1915 1
George Faust 22 bb 9 6 205 6-1 Minnesota 9/28/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 42nd pick / 1939
Ev Fisher 25 BB 11 7 205 5-11 Santa Clara 3/1/1914 1
Charlie Gainor 23 1 0 190 6-3 North Dakota 11/22/1916 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 18th / 164th pick / 1939
Marshall Goldberg 22 FB 10 8 190 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/14/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
Frank Huffman 24 t 11 1 207 6-1 Marshall 5/22/1915 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 18th / 162nd pick / 1939
Bert Johnson 27 fb 9 4 212 6-0 Kentucky 2/18/1912 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 42nd pick / 1937
John Klumb 23 3 0 200 6-3 Washington St. 1/22/1916 Rook
Mike Kochel 23 g 8 3 195 5-11 Fordham 3/6/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 171st pick / 1939
Jimmy Lawrence* 25 1 0 190 5-10 TCU 3/15/1914 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1936
Joel Mason 27 LE 9 5 199 6-0 West. Michigan 3/12/1912 Rook
Coley McDonough 24 tb 4 1 189 6-1 North Carolina St.,Dayton 10/10/1915 Rook
Regis Monahan 31 g 2 1 216 5-10 Ohio St. 11/15/1908 4
Jim Neill 26 1 0 190 6-2 Texas Tech 5/9/1913 2
Buddy Parker 26 bb 9 1 193 6-0 North Texas,Centenary 12/16/1913 4
Frank Patrick 24 TB 8 5 190 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/3/1915 1 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 20th pick / 1938
Milt Popovich 26 P 10 4 196 5-11 Montana 12/29/1913 1 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1938
Rock Reed 25 hb 4 3 173 5-8 LSU 8/7/1914 2
Jack Robbins 23 8 0 183 6-2 Arkansas 1/23/1916 1 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1938
Glynn Rogers 25 g 1 1 220 5-10 TCU 3/31/1914 Rook
Doug Russell 28 tb 1 1 187 6-0 Muskingum,Kansas St. 6/11/1911 5
Andy Sabados 23 LG 8 6 209 5-11 The Citadel 11/24/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1939
Bill Smith* 27 K 11 9 198 6-1 Washington 1/3/1912 5
Jim Thomas 22 g 5 1 200 5-11 Oklahoma 5/6/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 102nd pick / 1939
Billy Volok 29 1 0 215 6-2 Tulsa 3/23/1910 5
Ernie Wheeler 24 2 0 190 6-1 North Dakota St. 1/29/1915 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 5th / 32nd pick / 1939
Frank Zelencik 27 9 0 220 6-1 Oglethorpe 11/11/1912 Rook
Team Total 25.0 11 202.9 6-0.2 1.4