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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
Pts 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

Week 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

No. 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 Yds 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

Rushing Receiving
No. 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

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. 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

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. 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

No. 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