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1946 Chicago Cardinals

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6-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1946 NFL Season Summary

Scored 260 points (23.6/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 198 points (18.0/g), 6th.
 Differential of 62 points (5.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.2-3.8.

Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (6-5-0)

Stadium: Comiskey Park
 Training Camp: Carroll College (Waukesha, Wisconsin)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Paul Christman 28 1 3 100 for 229, 1,656 yards, 13 td, 18 int, & 28 rushes for -61 yards and 3 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 13th pick / 1941
FB Pat Harder 24 Rook 6 106 rushes for 545 yards, 4 td, & 11 catches for 128 yards and 1 td Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1944
LH Marshall Goldberg 29 7 8 43 rushes for 210 yards, 3 td, & 17 catches for 152 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
RH Frank Seno 25 3 7 62 rushes for 191 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 124 yards and 1 td
LE Billy Dewell 29 6 6 27 catches for 643 yards, 7 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 29th pick / 1939
LT Ralph Foster 29 1 4 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 17th / 151st pick / 1940
LG Loyd Arms 27 Rook 5 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 14th / 129th pick / 1943
C Vince Banonis 25 4 11 Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 29th pick / 1942
RG Buster Ramsey 26 Rook 11 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 14th / 124th pick / 1943
RT Bob Zimny 25 1 6 Brooklyn Tigers / 28th / 287th pick / 1944
RE Mal Kutner 25 Rook 5 27 catches for 634 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 26th pick / 1942
 Special Teams Starters
K Ward Cuff 33 9 7 5 of 12 field goals & 28 of 30 extra points New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
P Bill Blackburn 23 Rook 1 35 punts for a 41.9 average, 0 blocked Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1944
PR Frank Seno 25 3 7 17 punt returns for a 10.4 average and 0 td
KR Frank Seno 25 3 7 13 kick returns for a 31.4 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Elmer Angsman 21 rh 11 5 200 5-11 Notre Dame 12/11/1925 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 16th pick / 1946
Ray Apolskis 27 c 6 1 206 5-11 Marquette 10/19/1919 5 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 32nd pick / 1941
Loyd Arms 27 LG 8 5 215 6-1 Oklahoma St. 9/24/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 14th / 129th pick / 1943
Vince Banonis 25 C 11 11 230 6-1 Detroit Mercy 4/9/1921 4 Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 29th pick / 1942
Bill Blackburn 23 P 11 1 228 6-6 La-Lafayette,Rice 2/5/1923 Rook Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 5th / 33rd pick / 1944
Chet Bulger 29 t 6 1 260 6-3 Auburn 9/18/1917 4
Bill Campbell 26 rt 11 7 195 6-0 Oklahoma 8/6/1920 1 Chicago Cardinals / 17th / 153rd pick / 1943
Paul Christman 28 QB 11 3 210 6-0 Missouri 3/5/1918 1 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 13th pick / 1941
Jake Colhouer 24 g 9 1 225 6-1 Oklahoma St. 1/15/1922 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 71st pick / 1946
Zuehl Conoly 26 9 0 227 6-0 Southwestern (TX),Texas 9/13/1920 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 10th / 82nd pick / 1943
Ward Cuff 33 K 10 7 192 6-1 Marquette 8/12/1913 9 New York Giants / 4th / 34th pick / 1937
Billy Dewell 29 LE 11 6 208 6-4 SMU 1/2/1917 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 29th pick / 1939
Al Drulis 25 b 5 1 193 5-10 Temple 8/30/1921 1 Chicago Cardinals / 27th / 253rd pick / 1943
Ralph Foster 29 LT 10 4 230 6-0 Idaho,Oklahoma St. 6/12/1917 1 Chicago Cardinals / 17th / 151st pick / 1940
Marshall Goldberg 29 LH 10 8 190 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/14/1917 7 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1939
Pat Harder 24 FB 11 6 203 5-11 Wisconsin 5/6/1922 Rook Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1944
Al Hust 25 e 10 4 220 6-1 Tennessee 4/9/1921 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 29th pick / 1943
Pop Ivy 30 e 11 4 208 6-3 Oklahoma 1/25/1916 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 27th pick / 1940
Jimmy Johnston 29 6 0 193 6-1 Washington 4/16/1917 7 Washington Redskins / 10th / 88th pick / 1939
Tom Kearns 27 t 9 1 247 6-4 Miami (FL) 11/26/1919 1 New York Giants / 8th / 68th pick / 1942
Mal Kutner 25 RE 11 5 197 6-2 Texas 3/27/1921 Rook Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 26th pick / 1942
Bob Maddock 26 g 7 4 200 6-0 Notre Dame 8/6/1920 4
Ray Mallouf 28 5 0 180 5-11 SMU 7/11/1918 5 Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 83rd pick / 1941
Stan Mauldin 26 t 6 4 225 6-2 Texas 12/27/1920 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 53rd pick / 1943
Bill Montgomery 23 3 0 205 6-0 LSU 6/3/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 15th / 151st pick / 1945
Joe Parker 23 e 8 1 220 6-1 Texas 7/11/1923 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 36th pick / 1944
Dick Plasman 32 3 0 218 6-3 Vanderbilt 4/6/1914 9 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 28th pick / 1937
Buster Ramsey 26 RG 11 11 219 6-1 William & Mary 3/16/1920 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 14th / 124th pick / 1943
Walt Rankin 27 qb 11 4 197 5-11 Texas Tech 1/28/1919 5
Ed Rucinski 30 e 10 2 198 6-2 Indiana 7/12/1916 5 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1941
Paul Sarringhaus 26 2 0 185 6-0 Ohio St. 8/13/1920 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 80th pick / 1944
Frank Seno 25 KR 11 7 191 6-0 George Washington 2/15/1921 3
Jimmy Strausbaugh 28 hb 11 1 190 5-9 Ohio St. 2/25/1918 Rook Green Bay Packers / 20th / 186th pick / 1941
George Sutch 25 3 0 205 6-1 Rochester,Temple 8/28/1921 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 22nd / 204th pick / 1943
Walt Szot 26 dt 9 1 222 6-1 Bucknell 3/30/1920 Rook Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 18th / 176th pick / 1944
Bob Zimny 25 RT 11 6 233 6-1 Indiana 12/11/1921 1 Brooklyn Tigers / 28th / 287th pick / 1944
Team Total 26.6 11 210.1 6-0.8 2.4