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1957 Chicago Cardinals

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3-9-0, Finished 6th in NFL East Division  · 1957 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.6, Offense: -1.1, Defense: -6.4, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 200 points (16.7/g), 10th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 299 points (24.9/g), 11th.
 Differential of -99 points (-8.2/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-8.7.

Coach: Ray Richards (3-9-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Violet Bidwill Wolfner
Managing Director Walter Wolfner
Defensive Alignment 4-3

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 200 3217 660 4.9 37 15 22 174 111 271 1775 12 22 6.0 75 365 1442 12 4.0 77
Team Defense 299 4108 769 5.3 25 13 9 208 117 233 1907 17 12 7.7 79 521 2201 19 4.2 120
Lg Rank Offense 10 10 8 6 10 8 7 6 7 6 12 10 8 5
Lg Rank Defense 11 10 11 8 9 2 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 10

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 29 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 10 22 346 173 173 16 324 112 212 2
2 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-1 Washington Redskins 14 37 9 223 147 76 1 21 427 180 247
3 Sun October 13 boxscore L 1-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 20 29 15 315 126 189 5 12 231 79 152 4
4 Sun October 20 boxscore W 2-2 @ Washington Redskins 44 14 20 438 182 256 1 20 337 168 169 5
5 Sun October 27 boxscore L 2-3 Cleveland Browns 7 17 7 157 54 103 2 13 204 42 162 1
6 Sun November 3 boxscore L 2-4 Philadelphia Eagles 21 38 19 354 281 73 6 20 364 199 165 3
7 Sun November 10 boxscore L 2-5 @ New York Giants 14 27 17 181 61 120 3 21 373 203 170 1
8 Sun November 24 boxscore L 2-6 New York Giants 21 28 14 355 266 89 7 18 407 205 202 2
10 Sun December 1 boxscore L 2-7 @ Cleveland Browns 0 31 10 166 16 150 4 15 334 167 167 2
10 Sun December 8 boxscore L 2-8 Chicago Bears 6 14 10 195 125 70 2 15 374 151 223 3
12 Sat December 14 boxscore W 3-8 @ Philadelphia Eagles 31 27 21 391 286 105 2 18 436 272 164 2
12 Sun December 22 boxscore L 3-9 Pittsburgh Steelers 2 27 10 96 58 38 4 19 297 129 168

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
8 Lamar McHan 25 QB 12 12 3-9-0 87 200 43.5% 1568 11 5.5 15 7.5 83 7.8 5.6 18.0 130.7 58.1 0 0
7 Ted Marchibroda 26 7 0 15 45 33.3% 238 1 2.2 5 11.1 75 5.3 0.7 15.9 34.0 19.7 0 0
12 Paul Larson 25 5 0 6 14 42.9% 61 0 0.0 1 7.1 21 4.4 1.1 10.2 12.2 26.2 0 0
33 Ollie Matson*+ 27 LH 12 0 2 5 40.0% 59 0 0.0 0 0.0 32 11.8 11.8 29.5 4.9 84.6 0 0
21 Jimmy Sears 26 12 0 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
35 Joe Childress 24 12 0 1 2 50.0% 43 0 0.0 1 50.0 43 21.5 -1.0 43.0 3.6 56.2 0 0
49 Frank Bernardi 24 12 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
44 Dave Mann 25 P/RH 12 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.2 12 3-9-0 111 271 41.0% 1969 12 4.4 22 8.1 83 7.3 4.5 17.7 164.1 47.4 0 0
Opp Total 12 117 233 50.2% 2027 17 7.3 12 5.2 8.7 7.84 17.3 168.9 83.0 15 120 7.7 6.9 6.0

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
33 Ollie Matson*+ 27 LH 12 0 134 577 6 56 4.3 48.1 11.2 20 451 22.6 3 75 1.7 37.6 1028 9 6
36 Johnny Olszewski 27 FB 11 0 83 271 2 38 3.3 24.6 7.5 3 36 12.0 0 24 0.3 3.3 307 2 5
35 Joe Childress 24 12 0 41 168 1 39 4.1 14.0 3.4 10 146 14.6 0 28 0.8 12.2 314 1 3
31 Mal Hammack 24 12 0 30 158 0 17 5.3 13.2 2.5 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.2 172 0 1
8 Lamar McHan 25 QB 12 12 25 82 2 18 3.3 6.8 2.1 82 2 1
44 Dave Mann 25 P/RH 12 0 22 92 0 25 4.2 7.7 1.8 8 137 17.1 0 32 0.7 11.4 229 0 1
21 Jimmy Sears 26 12 0 17 68 1 49 4.0 5.7 1.4 5 66 13.2 0 27 0.4 5.5 134 1 2
12 Paul Larson 25 5 0 8 12 0 8 1.5 2.4 1.6 12 0 0
7 Ted Marchibroda 26 7 0 4 10 0 7 2.5 1.4 0.6 10 0 0
49 Frank Bernardi 24 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 1 13 13.0 0 13 0.1 1.1 17 0 0
86 Gern Nagler 25 RE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 475 17.6 4 83 2.3 39.6 475 4 0
20 Woodley Lewis 32 KR/LE/PR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 424 20.2 5 53 1.8 35.3 424 5 2
83 Max Boydston 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 193 13.8 0 33 1.2 16.1 193 0 0
84 Leo Sugar 28 LDE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.2 14 0 0
Team Total 26.2 12 365 1442 12 56 4.0 120.2 30.4 111 1969 17.7 12 83 9.3 164.1 3411 24 22
Opp Total 12 521 2201 19 4.2 183.4 43.4 117 1907 16.3 17 9.8 158.9 4108 36 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
20 Woodley Lewis 32 KR/LE/PR 12 0 24 175 0 31 7.3 26 682 0 52 26.2 1281
33 Ollie Matson*+ 27 LH 12 0 10 54 0 28 5.4 7 154 0 32 22.0 1236
21 Jimmy Sears 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 8 220 0 33 27.5 354
49 Frank Bernardi 24 12 0 2 12 0 7 6.0 29
24 Jimmy Carr 24 6 0 2 39 0 21 19.5 39
31 Mal Hammack 24 12 0 2 33 0 17 16.5 205
44 Dave Mann 25 P/RH 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 23 0 23 23.0 252
41 Jimmy Hill 29 RDH 10 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
81 Night Train Lane 28 LDH 8 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
85 Pat Summerall 27 K/RDE 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
36 Johnny Olszewski 27 FB 11 0 0 13 0 13 320
Team Total 26.2 12 40 258 0 31 6.5 47 1167 0 52 24.8 4836
Opp Total 12 46 1389 0 30.2 31 783 1 25.3

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
44 Dave Mann 25 P/RH 12 0 59 2509 67 0 42.5
85 Pat Summerall 27 K/RDE 12 0 17 6 35.3%% 26 24 92.3%%
Team Total 26.2 12 17 6 35.3%% 26 24 92.3%% 59 2509 67 0 42.5
Opp Total 12 23 14 60.9%% 37 35 94.6%% 60 2377 39.6

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
33 Ollie Matson*+ 27 LH 12 0 0 6 1 0 0
36 Johnny Olszewski 27 FB 11 0 0 5 1 0 0
35 Joe Childress 24 12 0 0 3 2 0 0
20 Woodley Lewis 32 KR/LE/PR 12 0 2 34 0 30 0 0 2 1 0 0
81 Night Train Lane 28 LDH 8 0 2 47 0 33 0 0 0 2 5 0
49 Frank Bernardi 24 12 0 2 40 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Jimmy Hill 29 RDH 10 0 3 53 0 31 0
84 Leo Sugar 28 LDE 12 0 0 0 3 27 2
88 Floyd Sagely 25 LS 10 0 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 2 0
51 Leo Sanford* 28 RLB 12 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Jimmy Sears 26 12 0 0 2 0 0 0
83 Max Boydston 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
57 Carl Brettschneider 26 LLB 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Jimmy Carr 24 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
40 Lindon Crow* 24 RS 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
31 Mal Hammack 24 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
73 Dave Lunceford 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Dave Mann 25 P/RH 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
7 Ted Marchibroda 26 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
8 Lamar McHan 25 QB 12 12 0 1 0 0 0
85 Pat Summerall 27 K/RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 Jerry Tubbs 22 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Chuck Weber 27 12 0 0 0 1 30 0
Team Total 26.2 12 12 183 0 33 0 0 22 20 64 2
Opp Total 12 24 27 14

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
33 Ollie Matson*+ 27 LH 12 0 6 3 9 54
85 Pat Summerall 27 K/RDE 12 0 24 6 42
20 Woodley Lewis 32 KR/LE/PR 12 0 5 5 30
86 Gern Nagler 25 RE 12 0 4 4 24
8 Lamar McHan 25 QB 12 12 2 2 12
36 Johnny Olszewski 27 FB 11 0 2 2 12
84 Leo Sugar 28 LDE 12 0 2 2 12
35 Joe Childress 24 12 0 1 1 6
21 Jimmy Sears 26 12 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.2 12 12 12 2 26 24 6 1 198
Opp Total 12 19 17 1 35 14 299

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1957-09-29 @ SFO W, 20-10 1 2 rush Johnny Olszewski 2 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
2 1957-09-29 @ SFO W, 20-10 2 39 rush Joe Childress 39 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
3 1957-10-06 WAS L, 14-37 1 83 pass Gern Nagler 83 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
4 1957-10-06 WAS L, 14-37 2 36 pass Gern Nagler 36 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
5 1957-10-13 @ PIT L, 20-29 4 49 rush Jimmy Sears 49 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
6 1957-10-13 @ PIT L, 20-29 4 1 rush Lamar McHan 1 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
7 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 1 56 rush Ollie Matson 56 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
8 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 1 39 pass Woodley Lewis 39 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
9 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 1 18 rush Lamar McHan 18 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
10 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 2 8 pass Woodley Lewis 8 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
11 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 3 50 pass Ollie Matson 50 yard pass from Lamar McHan
12 1957-10-20 @ WAS W, 44-14 4 1 fumble Leo Sugar 1 yard fumble return (Pat Summerall kick)
13 1957-10-27 CLE L, 7-17 1 19 rush Ollie Matson 19 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
14 1957-11-03 PHI L, 21-38 2 1 rush Ollie Matson 1 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
15 1957-11-03 PHI L, 21-38 3 21 fumble Leo Sugar 21 yard fumble return (Pat Summerall kick)
16 1957-11-03 PHI L, 21-38 4 4 rush Ollie Matson 4 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
17 1957-11-10 @ NYG L, 14-27 3 1 rush Ollie Matson 1 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
18 1957-11-10 @ NYG L, 14-27 4 58 rush Ollie Matson 58 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
19 1957-11-24 NYG L, 21-28 2 75 pass Ollie Matson 75 yard pass from Ted Marchibroda (Pat Summerall kick)
20 1957-11-24 NYG L, 21-28 4 13 pass Gern Nagler 13 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
21 1957-11-24 NYG L, 21-28 4 62 pass Ollie Matson 62 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
22 1957-12-08 CHI L, 6-14 4 10 pass Gern Nagler 10 yard pass from Lamar McHan
23 1957-12-14 @ PHI W, 31-27 2 42 pass Woodley Lewis 42 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
24 1957-12-14 @ PHI W, 31-27 3 53 pass Woodley Lewis 53 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)
25 1957-12-14 @ PHI W, 31-27 4 1 rush Johnny Olszewski 1 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
26 1957-12-14 @ PHI W, 31-27 4 34 pass Woodley Lewis 34 yard pass from Lamar McHan (Pat Summerall kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1957-09-29 @ SFO L, 10-20 2 18 rush Dicky Moegle 18 yard rush (Gordie Soltau kick)
2 1957-10-06 WAS W, 37-14 2 19 pass John Carson 19 yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Sam Baker kick)
3 1957-10-06 WAS W, 37-14 3 18 rush Ed Sutton 18 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
4 1957-10-06 WAS W, 37-14 3 5 rush Ed Sutton 5 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
5 1957-10-06 WAS W, 37-14 4 1 rush Don Bosseler 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
6 1957-10-13 @ PIT W, 29-20 1 2 rush Dean Derby 2 yard rush
7 1957-10-13 @ PIT W, 29-20 1 96 kickoff Billy Wells 96 yard kickoff return
8 1957-10-13 @ PIT W, 29-20 2 23 blocked punt Bob O'Neil 23 yard blocked punt return (Jug Girard kick)
9 1957-10-13 @ PIT W, 29-20 2 1 rush Earl Morrall 1 yard rush (Jug Girard kick)
10 1957-10-20 @ WAS L, 14-44 2 11 pass Jim Podoley 11 yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Sam Baker kick)
11 1957-10-20 @ WAS L, 14-44 3 7 pass Steve Meilinger 7 yard pass from Eddie LeBaron (Sam Baker kick)
12 1957-10-27 CLE W, 17-7 3 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
13 1957-10-27 CLE W, 17-7 4 14 pass Preston Carpenter 14 yard pass from Tommy O'Connell (Lou Groza kick)
14 1957-11-03 PHI W, 38-21 1 58 pass Bill Stribling 58 yard pass from Bobby Thomason (Bobby Walston kick)
15 1957-11-03 PHI W, 38-21 1 21 pass Bobby Walston 21 yard pass from Bobby Thomason (Bobby Walston kick)
16 1957-11-03 PHI W, 38-21 4 1 rush Bobby Thomason 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
17 1957-11-03 PHI W, 38-21 4 1 rush Bobby Thomason 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
18 1957-11-03 PHI W, 38-21 4 13 pass Rocky Ryan 13 yard pass from Al Dorow (Bobby Walston kick)
19 1957-11-10 @ NYG W, 27-14 1 32 pass Bob Schnelker 32 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
20 1957-11-10 @ NYG W, 27-14 3 13 pass Kyle Rote 13 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
21 1957-11-10 @ NYG W, 27-14 4 24 rush Frank Gifford 24 yard rush (Ben Agajanian kick)
22 1957-11-24 NYG W, 28-21 1 1 rush Alex Webster 1 yard rush (Ben Agajanian kick)
23 1957-11-24 NYG W, 28-21 1 33 pass Kyle Rote 33 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
24 1957-11-24 NYG W, 28-21 2 21 pass Frank Gifford 21 yard pass from Charlie Conerly (Ben Agajanian kick)
25 1957-11-24 NYG W, 28-21 2 2 rush Alex Webster 2 yard rush (Ben Agajanian kick)
26 1957-12-01 @ CLE W, 31-0 1 10 rush Lew Carpenter 10 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
27 1957-12-01 @ CLE W, 31-0 2 65 pass Ray Renfro 65 yard pass from Tommy O'Connell (Lou Groza kick)
28 1957-12-01 @ CLE W, 31-0 2 23 pass Ray Renfro 23 yard pass from Tommy O'Connell (Lou Groza kick)
29 1957-12-01 @ CLE W, 31-0 4 5 rush Chet Hanulak 5 yard rush (Lou Groza kick)
30 1957-12-08 CHI W, 14-6 1 67 rush Willie Galimore 67 yard rush (George Blanda kick)
31 1957-12-08 CHI W, 14-6 2 5 pass Jim Dooley 5 yard pass from Ed Brown (George Blanda kick)
32 1957-12-14 @ PHI L, 27-31 1 2 rush Bobby Thomason 2 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
33 1957-12-14 @ PHI L, 27-31 3 7 pass Tommy McDonald 7 yard pass from Bobby Thomason (Bobby Walston kick)
34 1957-12-14 @ PHI L, 27-31 4 67 pass Billy Ray Barnes 67 yard pass from Bobby Thomason (Bobby Walston kick)
35 1957-12-22 PIT W, 27-2 1 48 pass Jack McClairen 48 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Dean Derby kick)
36 1957-12-22 PIT W, 27-2 1 1 rush Fran Rogel 1 yard rush (Dean Derby kick)
37 1957-12-22 PIT W, 27-2 4 2 rush Dick Young 2 yard rush (Dean Derby kick)