Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Root22Rook680 for 192, 1,149 yards, 8 td, 11 int, & 26 rushes for 12 yards and 1 tdChicago Cardinals / 23rd / 268th pick / 1953
FBJohnny Olszewski*23Rook0106 rushes for 386 yards, 4 td, & 21 catches for 210 yards and 1 tdChicago Cardinals / 1st / 4th pick / 1953
LHCharley Trippi*316097 rushes for 433 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 87 yards and 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1945
RHDon Paul*273016 rushes for 114 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 167 yards and 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 4th / 47th pick / 1950
LEGern Nagler21Rook043 catches for 610 yards, 6 tdCleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1953
LTTom Higgins23Rook01 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 6th / 70th pick / 1953
LGDave Suminski22Rook0Washington Redskins / 15th / 171st pick / 1953
CJack Simmons29512Detroit Lions / 22nd / 207th pick / 1946
RGJerry Watford23Rook01 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 8th / 87th pick / 1953
RTJack Jennings27302 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 2nd / 21st pick / 1950
REDon Stonesifer262056 catches for 684 yards, 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 3rd / 30th pick / 1951
Defensive Starters
LDEGeorge Schmidt2610
LDTVolney Peters2510Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
MGNick Chickillo23Rook00 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 15th / 172nd pick / 1953
RDTDon Joyce2420Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1951
RDETom Bienemann2520Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 127th pick / 1951
LLBJohn Panelli27401 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 12th pick / 1949
RLBLeo Sanford242122 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 8th / 90th pick / 1951
LDHRay Ramsey326010 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 10th / 82nd pick / 1947
RDHJim Psaltis26Rook02 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1953
LSBill Svoboda*25301 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
RSAl Campana2730
Special Teams Starters
KPat Summerall23109 of 24 field goals & 23 of 23 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1952
PCharley Trippi*316054 punts for a 42.9 average, 0 blockedChicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1945
PRCharley Trippi*316021 punt returns for a 11.4 average and 0 tdChicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1945
KRBilly Cross242012 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 tdChicago Cardinals / 24th / 283rd pick / 1951

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