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1956 Chicago Cardinals

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7-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1956 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.4, Offense: -0.1, Defense: 3.5, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 240 points (20.0/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 182 points (15.2/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 58 points (4.8/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-4.1.

Coach: Ray Richards (7-5-0)

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

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 7 CRD Joe Childress HB 9 1956 1965 0 0 5 22 96 1 3 43 0 1 530 2210 3 121 1700 13 Auburn
2 18 CRD Norm Masters T 8 1957 1964 0 0 4 20 104 Michigan St.
3 31 CRD John Roach QB 7 1956 1964 0 0 2 12 64 182 413 2765 24 37 42 99 2 SMU
4 42 CRD Sam Salerno T 0 0 0 Colorado
6 66 CRD Charlie Dupre DB 1 1960 1960 0 0 0 3 14 Baylor
6 70 CRD John Dittrich G 4 1956 1961 0 0 1 6 47 Wisconsin
7 77 CRD Bob Konovsky G 4 1956 1961 0 0 2 2 49 Wisconsin
8 90 CRD Dave Lunceford T 1 1957 1957 0 0 0 0 12 Baylor
9 101 CRD Bob Lovely T 0 0 0 Tampa
10 114 CRD Willis Towne E 0 0 0 Wichita St.
11 125 CRD Fob James B 0 0 0 Auburn
12 138 CRD Jerry Walker T 0 0 0 Texas Tech
13 149 CRD Bo Bolinger G 0 0 0 Oklahoma
14 162 CRD Carnell Neuman B 0 0 0 Illinois
15 173 CRD Charlie Anderson DE 1 1956 1956 0 0 0 0 2 Louisiana Tech
15 179 CRD Tom Spiers QB 0 0 0 Arkansas St.
16 186 CRD George Welsh QB 0 0 0 Navy
17 197 CRD Ron Beagle E 0 0 0 Navy
18 210 CRD Jim Brown G 0 0 0 UCLA
19 221 CRD Ray Zagar B 0 0 0 Marquette
20 234 CRD Dickie Mattison B 0 0 0 Georgia Tech
21 245 CRD Ronnie Herr B 0 0 0 Texas Tech
22 258 CRD Jim Murphy T 0 0 0 S.F. Austin
23 269 CRD Tony Branoff B 0 0 0 Michigan
24 282 CRD Orville Trask DT 3 1960 1962 0 0 3 19 35 Rice
25 293 CRD Bill Wheeler T 0 0 0 Kentucky
26 306 CRD Chuck Zickefoose E 0 0 0 Kansas St.
27 317 CRD Jack Hutchinson T 0 0 0 Oklahoma St.
28 330 CRD Jim Miller QB 0 0 0 Wisconsin
29 341 CRD Jim Troglio B 0 0 0 Northwestern
30 353 CRD Bill Kucera T 0 0 0 Colorado