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1940 Chicago Cardinals

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2-7-2, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 139 points (12.6/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 222 points (20.2/g), 10th.
 Differential of -83 points (-7.5/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 2.7-8.3.

Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (2-7-2)

 Training Camp: Morgan Park Military Academy (Chicago, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Hugh McCullough 24 1 7 57 rushes for 278 yards, 3 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Pirates / 4th / 26th pick / 1939
FB Marshall Goldberg 23 1 7 87 rushes for 325 yards, 2 td, & 2 catches for 29 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
BB Bert Johnson 28 3 7 6 rushes for 15 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 52 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 42nd pick / 1937
WB Johnny Hall 24 Rook 7 41 rushes for 88 yards, 1 td, & 4 catches for 111 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 9th / 79th pick / 1939
LE John Shirk* 23 Rook 7 11 catches for 91 yards, 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 26th pick / 1940
LT Ed Beinor 23 Rook 7 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 46th pick / 1939
LG Andy Sabados 24 1 6 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1939
C Ki Aldrich 24 1 9 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
RG Joe Kuharich 23 Rook 6 Pittsburgh Pirates / 12th / 104th pick / 1938
RT Tony Blazine 28 5 7
RE Al Coppage 24 Rook 7 15 catches for 163 yards, 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1940
 Special Teams Starters
K Lou Zontini 23 Rook 0 2 of 5 field goals & 10 of 10 extra points
P Hugh McCullough 24 1 7 30 punts for a 40.5 average, 0 blocked Pittsburgh Pirates / 4th / 26th pick / 1939
PR Ki Aldrich 24 1 9 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
KR Ki Aldrich 24 1 9 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Ki Aldrich 24 C 11 9 207 6-0 TCU 6/1/1916 1 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1939
Conway Baker 29 lt 11 5 228 5-11 Centenary 9/9/1911 4
Ed Beinor 23 LT 11 7 222 6-2 Notre Dame 11/16/1917 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 46th pick / 1939
Tony Blazine 28 RT 7 7 232 6-0 Illinois Wesleyan 1/2/1912 5
Ray Busler 26 11 0 222 6-1 Marquette 1/16/1914 Rook
Andy Chisick 24 c 11 2 207 6-1 Villanova 6/10/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 51st pick / 1940
Marty Christiansen 24 fb 6 1 200 6-0 Minnesota 4/23/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 31st pick / 1940
Beryl Clark 23 b 9 3 170 5-11 Oklahoma 10/13/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 16th / 141st pick / 1940
Al Coppage 24 RE 11 7 195 6-1 Oklahoma 2/8/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1940
Bill Davis 24 t 10 3 234 6-1 Texas Tech 11/10/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 91st pick / 1940
Billy Dewell 23 e 4 3 208 6-4 SMU 1/2/1917 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 29th pick / 1939
Ev Elkins 23 1 0 190 5-11 Marshall 11/17/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 17th / 151st pick / 1939
Jimmy German 23 1 0 180 6-0 Centre 8/11/1917 1 Washington Redskins / 11th / 98th pick / 1939
Marshall Goldberg 23 FB 11 7 190 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/14/1917 1 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
Johnny Hall 24 WB 11 7 195 6-0 TCU 12/14/1916 Rook Green Bay Packers / 9th / 79th pick / 1939
Frank Huffman 25 t 9 4 207 6-1 Marshall 5/22/1915 1 Chicago Cardinals / 18th / 162nd pick / 1939
Pop Ivy 24 e 5 1 208 6-3 Oklahoma 1/25/1916 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 27th pick / 1940
Bert Johnson 28 BB 10 7 212 6-0 Kentucky 2/18/1912 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 42nd pick / 1937
Ray Johnson 26 1 0 195 6-1 Denver 10/16/1914 3 Cleveland Rams / 9th / 90th pick / 1937
Bob Kellogg 23 3 0 165 5-8 La-Monroe,Tulane 8/4/1917 Rook
John Klumb 24 6 0 200 6-3 Washington St. 1/22/1916 1
Joe Kuharich 23 RG 11 6 195 5-11 Notre Dame 4/14/1917 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 12th / 104th pick / 1938
Lloyd Madden 22 wb 9 4 195 6-1 Colorado Mines 8/27/1918 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 16th pick / 1940
Hugh McCullough 24 P 11 7 185 6-0 Oklahoma 5/18/1916 1 Pittsburgh Pirates / 4th / 26th pick / 1939
Bill Murphy 26 g 8 2 203 6-0 Washington (MO) 4/7/1914 Rook
Buddy Parker 27 bb 10 4 193 6-0 North Texas,Centenary 12/16/1913 5
Rupert Pate 23 1 0 205 6-1 Wake Forest 9/6/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 20th / 181st pick / 1940
Milt Popovich 27 b 10 1 196 5-11 Montana 12/29/1913 2 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1938
Keith Ranspot 27 1 0 205 6-3 SMU 12/11/1913 Rook
Andy Sabados 24 LG 10 6 209 5-11 The Citadel 11/24/1916 1 Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 111th pick / 1939
Herm Schneidman 28 6 0 200 5-11 Iowa 11/22/1912 5
John Shirk* 23 LE 11 7 200 6-4 Oklahoma 6/24/1917 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 26th pick / 1940
Jim Thomas 23 8 0 200 5-11 Oklahoma 5/6/1917 1 Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 102nd pick / 1939
Gaynell Tinsley 25 e 7 4 198 6-1 LSU 2/1/1915 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1937
Mario Tonelli 24 fb 9 3 200 5-11 Notre Dame 3/28/1916 Rook New York Giants / 21st / 195th pick / 1939
Tarzan White 25 g 10 4 217 5-9 Alabama 12/6/1915 3 New York Giants / 2nd / 14th pick / 1937
Rex Williams 24 2 0 203 6-2 Texas Tech 7/16/1916 Rook New York Giants / 7th / 60th pick / 1940
Bobby Wood 24 1 0 230 6-2 Alabama 1/14/1916 Rook Cleveland Rams / 4th / 30th pick / 1940
Lou Zontini 23 K 8 0 189 5-9 Notre Dame 8/30/1917 Rook
Team Total 24.5 11 202.3 6-0.3 1.1