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1953 Chicago Cardinals

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1-10-1, Finished 6th in NFL East Division  · 1953 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.6, Offense: -3.7, Defense: -5.9, SoS: 2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 190 points (15.8/g), 10th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 337 points (28.1/g), 10th.
 Differential of -147 points (-12.2/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 2.5-9.5.

Coach: Joe Stydahar (1-10-1)

Stadium: Comiskey Park
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

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Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 4 CRD Johnny Olszewski FB 10 1953 1962 0 2 7 6 113 0 1 0 0 1 837 3320 16 104 988 3 California
2 15 CRD Jim Psaltis DB 3 1953 1955 0 0 3 0 35 USC
3 28 CRD Dale Samuels QB 0 0 0 Purdue
4 39 CRD Gerdes (Buck) Martin E 0 0 0 Georgia Tech
5 52 CRD Bill Shalosky G 0 0 0 Cincinnati
6 63 CRD Tony Curcillo DB 1 1953 1953 0 0 0 0 12 8 29 0 Ohio St.
6 70 CRD Tom Higgins T 3 1953 1955 0 0 2 0 29 North Carolina
8 87 CRD Jerry Watford G 2 1953 1954 0 0 2 0 24 Alabama
9 99 CRD Ed Husmann DT 11 1953 1965 1 3 8 41 134 Nebraska
9 100 CRD Avatus Stone HB 1 1958 1958 0 0 0 0 1 Syracuse
10 111 CRD Charley Berndt T 0 0 0 Wisconsin
11 124 CRD Ed Woodsum E 0 0 0 Yale
12 135 CRD Chuck Spaulding B 0 0 0 Wyoming
13 147 CRD Frank McPhee DB 1 1955 1955 0 0 0 0 7 Princeton
13 148 CRD Ronnie Morris B 0 0 0 Tulsa
14 159 CRD Dick Sprague B 0 0 0 Washington
15 172 CRD Nick Chickillo LB 1 1953 1953 0 0 1 0 12 Miami (FL)
16 183 CRD Jimmy Lear B 0 0 0 Mississippi
17 196 CRD Earl Heninger B 0 0 0 Purdue
18 207 CRD Joe Yukica E 0 0 0 Penn St.
19 220 CRD Tom Donahue C 0 0 0 Wake Forest
20 231 CRD Len D'Errico G 0 0 0 Boston Univ.
21 244 CRD Joe Curtis E 0 0 0 Alabama
22 255 CRD Hal Lokovsek T 0 0 0 Washington St.
23 268 CRD Jim Root QB 2 1953 1956 0 0 1 0 20 108 249 1482 11 16 43 57 3 Miami (OH)
24 279 CRD Brad Glass G 0 0 0 Princeton
25 292 CRD Haywood Sullivan B 0 0 0 Florida
26 303 CRD Don Ringe T 0 0 0 Idaho
27 316 CRD C.O. Brocato C 0 0 0 Baylor
28 327 CRD Mike Prokopiak B 0 0 0 New Mexico
29 340 CRD Earl Wrightenberry T 0 0 0 Clemson
30 351 CRD Bill Gaudreau B 0 0 0 Notre Dame