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1941 Chicago Cardinals

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3-7-1, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1941 NFL Season Summary

Scored 127 points (11.5/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 197 points (17.9/g), 7th.
 Differential of -70 points (-6.4/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 2.9-8.1.

Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (3-7-1)

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

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 127 2745 638 4.3 32 12 8 138 117 252 1659 6 20 6.6 64 386 1086 8 2.8 66
Team Defense 197 2639 580 4.6 31 15 7 110 90 196 1305 12 16 6.7 42 384 1334 13 3.5 61
Lg Rank Offense 6 4 6 6 3 4 3 7 5 4 6 7 6 6
Lg Rank Defense 7 6 5 2 1 3 4 7 9 9 4 6 7 7

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Tue September 16 boxscore L 0-1 Cleveland Rams 6 10 11 232 114 118 3 4 170 90 80 2
2 Sat September 27 boxscore T 0-1-1 Detroit Lions 14 14 8 171 71 100 5 162 66 96 1
4 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 13 14 7 274 195 79 1 9 185 71 114 1
3 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-3-1 @ Chicago Bears 7 53 11 203 100 103 3 17 613 376 237 2
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 1-3-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 20 6 13 318 159 159 2 11 176 63 113 5
6 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-4-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 21 14 297 217 80 5 9 168 99 69 2
7 Sun November 2 boxscore W 2-4-1 @ New York Giants 10 7 16 274 200 74 2 8 147 65 82 2
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 2-5-1 @ Green Bay Packers 9 17 16 248 148 100 5 13 272 127 145 2
11 Sun November 23 boxscore W 3-5-1 @ Cleveland Rams 7 0 7 131 83 48 2 6 194 91 103 5
11 Sun November 30 boxscore L 3-6-1 @ Detroit Lions 3 21 13 235 147 88 7 9 187 94 93 3
11 Sun December 7 boxscore L 3-7-1 Chicago Bears 24 34 18 329 226 103 3 16 362 158 204 6

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
Johnny Clement 22 PR/tb 9 4 48 100 48.0% 690 3 3.0 7 7.0 76 6.9 4.4 14.4 76.7 51.7 0 0
Ray Mallouf 23 P/TB 9 5 48 96 50.0% 725 2 2.1 4 4.2 80 7.6 6.1 15.1 80.6 64.8 0 0
Hugh McCullough 25 7 0 12 32 37.5% 133 0 0.0 5 15.6 35 4.2 -2.9 11.1 19.0 11.1 0 0
Marshall Goldberg* 24 FB/KR 11 10 7 19 36.8% 110 1 5.3 2 10.5 44 5.8 2.1 15.7 10.0 34.9 0 0
Frank Balazs 23 fb 9 3 0 4 0.0% 0 0 0.0 2 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0
Johnny Hall 25 WB 11 7 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 24.7 11 115 252 45.6% 1658 6 2.4 20 7.9 80 6.6 3.5 14.4 150.7 42.4 0 0
Opp Total 11 90 196 45.9% 1305 12 6.1 16 8.2 6.7 4.21 14.5 118.6 54.5 0 0 6.7 4.2 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
Marshall Goldberg* 24 FB/KR 11 10 117 427 3 25 3.6 38.8 10.6 16 313 19.6 1 76 1.5 28.5 740 4 0
Johnny Clement 22 PR/tb 9 4 61 94 1 25 1.5 10.4 6.8 94 1 0
Johnny Hall 25 WB 11 7 53 165 2 24 3.1 15.0 4.8 16 302 18.9 2 80 1.5 27.5 467 4 0
Ray Mallouf 23 P/TB 9 5 43 104 0 15 2.4 11.6 4.8 104 0 0
Bob Morrow 23 9 0 37 128 1 15 3.5 14.2 4.1 128 1 0
Johnny Martin 23 wb 9 3 25 56 1 17 2.2 6.2 2.8 4 53 13.3 1 27 0.4 5.9 109 2 0
Frank Balazs 23 fb 9 3 21 82 0 30 3.9 9.1 2.3 2 17 8.5 0 9 0.2 1.9 99 0 0
Hugh McCullough 25 7 0 15 22 0 14 1.5 3.1 2.1 22 0 0
Milt Popovich 28 b 6 1 5 4 0 4 0.8 0.7 0.8 4 0 0
Bert Johnson 29 fb 10 3 3 7 0 6 2.3 0.7 0.3 4 90 22.5 1 29 0.4 9.0 97 1 0
Avery Monfort 23 4 0 3 8 0 11 2.7 2.0 0.8 8 0 0
Billy Dewell* 24 LE 11 8 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 27 362 13.4 1 30 2.5 32.9 361 1 0
Buddy Parker 28 BB 11 7 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 7 122 17.4 0 44 0.6 11.1 121 0 0
Lou Zontini 24 b 8 1 1 -9 0 -9 -9.0 -1.1 0.1 1 22 22.0 0 22 0.1 2.8 13 0 0
Pop Ivy 25 RE 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 183 9.2 0 16 1.8 16.6 183 0 0
Al Coppage 25 e 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 117 14.6 0 40 0.9 13.0 117 0 0
Bill Daddio 25 K 11 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 39 7.8 0 14 0.5 3.5 39 0 0
Dick Evans 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 34 11.3 0 22 0.4 4.9 34 0 0
Joe Lokanc 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.2 2 0 0
Team Total 24.7 11 386 1086 8 30 2.8 98.7 35.1 114 1656 14.5 6 80 10.4 150.5 2742 14 0
Opp Total 11 384 1334 13 3.5 121.3 34.9 90 1305 14.5 12 8.2 118.6 2639 25 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Marshall Goldberg* 24 FB/KR 11 10 12 152 0 20 12.7 12 290 0 0 24.2 1182
Johnny Clement 22 PR/tb 9 4 13 113 0 0 8.7 2 42 0 0 21.0 249
Johnny Hall 25 WB 11 7 6 140 0 0 23.3 607
Ray Mallouf 23 P/TB 9 5 4 11 0 11 2.8 2 31 0 0 15.5 146
Hugh McCullough 25 7 0 3 35 0 8 11.7 1 23 0 23 23.0 80
Al Babartsky 26 RT 10 8 3 57 0 0 19.0 57
Johnny Martin 23 wb 9 3 3 86 0 0 28.7 195
Frank Balazs 23 fb 9 3 1 21 0 21 21.0 120
Bert Johnson 29 fb 10 3 1 15 0 15 15.0 112
Team Total 24.7 11 32 311 0 20 9.7 31 705 0 23 22.7 3758
Opp Total 11 40 1488 1 37.2 30 596 0 19.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Ray Mallouf 23 P/TB 9 5 28 1150 57 0 41.1
Johnny Martin 23 wb 9 3 24 959 60 0 40.0
Lou Zontini 24 b 8 1 4 0.0%% 7 5 71.4%% 12 446 55 0 37.2
Bill Daddio 25 K 11 3 8 4 50.0%% 9 8 88.9%%
Frank Balazs 23 fb 9 3 7 259 55 0 37.0
Johnny Clement 22 PR/tb 9 4 4 125 38 0 31.3
Hugh McCullough 25 7 0 3 122 43 0 40.7
Joe Kuharich*+ 24 RG 10 9 1 45 45 0 45.0
Buddy Parker 28 BB 11 7 1 0.0%%
Team Total 24.7 11 12 4 33.3%% 17 13 76.5%% 79 3106 60 0 39.3
Opp Total 11 6 2 33.3%% 28 23 82.1%% 62 775 12.5

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Marshall Goldberg* 24 FB/KR 11 10 7 54 0 16 0
Buddy Parker 28 BB 11 7 2 8 0 0 0
Ray Apolskis* 22 C 11 7 1 4 0 4 0
Andy Chisick 25 c 11 4 1 7 0 7 0
Pop Ivy 25 RE 11 9 1 20 1 20 0
Bert Johnson 29 fb 10 3 1 30 0 30 0
Joe Kuharich*+ 24 RG 10 9 1 20 0 20 0
Johnny Martin 23 wb 9 3 1 2 0 2 0
Bob Morrow 23 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 24.7 11 16 145 1 30 0
Opp Total 11 27 12

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
Marshall Goldberg* 24 FB/KR 11 10 3 1 4 24
Johnny Hall 25 WB 11 7 2 2 4 24
Bill Daddio 25 K 11 3 8 4 20
Pop Ivy 25 RE 11 9 1 1 2 12
Johnny Martin 23 wb 9 3 1 1 2 12
Johnny Clement 22 PR/tb 9 4 1 1 6
Bill Davis 25 LT 10 5 1 1 6
Billy Dewell* 24 LE 11 8 1 1 6
Bert Johnson 29 fb 10 3 1 1 6
Bob Morrow 23 9 0 1 1 6
Lou Zontini 24 b 8 1 5 5
Team Total 24.7 11 8 6 2 1 17 13 4 127
Opp Total 11 13 12 1 2 1 23 2 197

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1941-09-16 RAM L, 6-10 3 4 rush Johnny Hall 4 yard rush
2 1941-09-27 DET T, 14-14 2 11 pass Johnny Hall 11 yard pass from Marshall Goldberg (Lou Zontini kick)
3 1941-09-27 DET T, 14-14 2 2 rush Johnny Clement 2 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
4 1941-10-05 @ GNB L, 13-14 1 80 pass Johnny Hall 80 yard pass from Ray Mallouf
5 1941-10-05 @ GNB L, 13-14 2 76 pass Marshall Goldberg 76 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Lou Zontini kick)
6 1941-10-12 @ CHI L, 7-53 4 18 rush Johnny Martin 18 yard rush (Bill Daddio kick)
7 1941-10-19 @ BKN W, 20-6 1 3 rush Marshall Goldberg 3 yard rush
8 1941-10-19 @ BKN W, 20-6 2 1 rush Johnny Hall 1 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
9 1941-10-19 @ BKN W, 20-6 3 40 fumble Pop Ivy 40 yard fumble return (Bill Daddio kick)
10 1941-10-26 @ PHI L, 14-21 3 20 pass Billy Dewell 20 yard pass from Johnny Clement (Lou Zontini kick)
11 1941-10-26 @ PHI L, 14-21 4 rush Marshall Goldberg yard rush (Bill Daddio kick)
12 1941-11-02 @ NYG W, 10-7 2 1 rush Bob Morrow 1 yard rush (Bill Daddio kick)
13 1941-11-16 @ GNB L, 9-17 3 27 pass Johnny Martin 27 yard pass from Johnny Clement
14 1941-11-23 @ RAM W, 7-0 3 20 interception Pop Ivy 20 yard interception return (Bill Daddio kick)
15 1941-12-07 CHI L, 24-34 1 fumble Bill Davis yard fumble return (Bill Daddio kick)
16 1941-12-07 CHI L, 24-34 2 6 rush Marshall Goldberg 6 yard rush (Bill Daddio kick)
17 1941-12-07 CHI L, 24-34 4 26 pass Bert Johnson 26 yard pass from Ray Mallouf (Bill Daddio kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1941-09-16 RAM W, 10-6 2 57 pass Johnny Wilson 57 yard pass from Owen Goodnight (Boyd Clay kick)
2 1941-09-27 DET T, 14-14 1 4 rush Dick Booth 4 yard rush (Chuck Hanneman kick)
3 1941-09-27 DET T, 14-14 3 46 pass Chuck Hanneman 46 yard pass from Whizzer White (Chuck Hanneman kick)
4 1941-10-05 @ GNB W, 14-13 1 5 rush Clarke Hinkle 5 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
5 1941-10-05 @ GNB W, 14-13 4 4 pass Lou Brock 4 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
6 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 1 1 rush Sid Luckman 1 yard rush
7 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 1 16 pass Ken Kavanaugh 16 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Bob Snyder kick)
8 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 1 59 rush George McAfee 59 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
9 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 2 40 pass Bob Nowaskey 40 yard pass from Young Bussey
10 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 2 38 pass Ken Kavanaugh 38 yard pass from Young Bussey (Hal Lahar kick)
11 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 3 45 pass John Siegal 45 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Joe Maniaci kick)
12 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 3 74 punt George McAfee 74 yard punt return (Lee Artoe kick)
13 1941-10-12 @ CHI W, 53-7 4 53 pass Bob Swisher 53 yard pass from Ray Nolting
14 1941-10-19 @ BKN L, 6-20 3 60 fumble Bruiser Kinard 60 yard fumble return
15 1941-10-26 @ PHI W, 21-14 2 4 rush Jim Castiglia 4 yard rush (Dan DeSantis kick)
16 1941-10-26 @ PHI W, 21-14 2 12 pass Wes McAfee 12 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Wes McAfee kick)
17 1941-10-26 @ PHI W, 21-14 3 3 rush Jim Castiglia 3 yard rush (Wes McAfee kick)
18 1941-11-02 @ NYG L, 7-10 1 6 rush Tuffy Leemans 6 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
19 1941-11-16 @ GNB W, 17-9 1 25 pass Don Hutson 25 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
20 1941-11-16 @ GNB W, 17-9 4 11 rush Don Hutson 11 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
21 1941-11-30 @ DET W, 21-3 1 82 interception Whizzer White 82 yard interception return (Augie Lio kick)
22 1941-11-30 @ DET W, 21-3 3 10 fumble Augie Lio 10 yard fumble return (Augie Lio kick)
23 1941-11-30 @ DET W, 21-3 3 23 pass Bill Fisk 23 yard pass from Whizzer White (Augie Lio kick)
24 1941-12-07 CHI W, 34-24 2 2 rush Norm Standlee 2 yard rush (Joe Maniaci kick)
25 1941-12-07 CHI W, 34-24 2 rush Joe Maniaci yard rush (Joe Maniaci kick)
26 1941-12-07 CHI W, 34-24 3 18 rush Hugh Gallarneau 18 yard rush (Bob Snyder kick)
27 1941-12-07 CHI W, 34-24 4 39 pass George McAfee 39 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Bob Snyder kick)
28 1941-12-07 CHI W, 34-24 4 70 rush George McAfee 70 yard rush