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1958 Chicago Cardinals

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2-9-1, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.4, Offense: 0.8, Defense: -8.2, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 261 points (21.8/g), 5th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 356 points (29.7/g), 11th.
 Differential of -95 points (-7.9/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 3.9-8.1.

Coach: Pop Ivy (2-9-1)

 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB M.C. Reynolds 23 Rook 6 105 for 195, 1,422 yards, 11 td, 11 int, & 48 rushes for 252 yards and 0 td
FB Joe Childress 25 2 0 50 rushes for 170 yards, 0 td, & 35 catches for 406 yards and 4 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1956
LH Ollie Matson* 28 6 0 129 rushes for 505 yards, 5 td, & 33 catches for 465 yards and 3 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1952
RH John David Crow 23 Rook 0 52 rushes for 221 yards, 2 td, & 20 catches for 362 yards and 3 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
LE Gern Nagler* 26 5 0 36 catches for 469 yards, 5 td Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1953
LT Bobby Cross 27 6 0 Chicago Bears / 9th / 104th pick / 1952
LG Dale Meinert 25 Rook 0 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 88th pick / 1955
C Don Gillis 23 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 8th / 89th pick / 1957
RG Bob Konovsky 24 2 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 77th pick / 1956
RT Jim McCusker 22 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1958
RE Woodley Lewis 33 8 0 46 catches for 690 yards, 4 td Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
 Defensive Starters
LDE Leo Sugar* 29 4 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 123rd pick / 1952
LDT Chuck Ulrich 29 4 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 41st pick / 1952
RDT Ed Husmann 27 5 0 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 99th pick / 1953
RDE Ken Gray 22 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
LLB Carl Brettschneider 27 2 0
MLB Chuck Weber 28 3 0
RLB Doug Eggers 28 4 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDH Night Train Lane* 29 6 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDH Bobby Joe Conrad 23 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
LS Bobby Gordon 23 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 63rd pick / 1958
RS Dick Nolan 26 4 0 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 4th / 41st pick / 1954
 Special Teams Starters
K Bobby Joe Conrad 23 Rook 0 6 of 17 field goals & 33 of 35 extra points New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
P Bobby Gordon 23 Rook 0 55 punts for a 38.0 average, 0 blocked Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 63rd pick / 1958
PR Bobby Joe Conrad 23 Rook 0 19 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
KR Jimmy Sears 27 4 0 32 kick returns for a 23.6 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 62nd pick / 1953

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
83 Max Boydston 26 10 0 210 6-2 Oklahoma 1/22/1932 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1955
57 Carl Brettschneider 27 LLB 10 0 223 6-1 Iowa St. 12/2/1931 2
35 Joe Childress 25 FB 10 0 202 6-0 Auburn 10/26/1933 2 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1956
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 23 K 12 0 194 6-2 Texas A&M 11/17/1935 Rook New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
75 Ed Cook 26 8 0 245 6-2 Notre Dame 6/29/1932 Rook
71 Bobby Cross 27 LT 12 0 240 6-4 S.F. Austin 4/4/1931 6 Chicago Bears / 9th / 104th pick / 1952
44 John David Crow 23 RH 7 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M 7/8/1935 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
73 Ed Culpepper 24 11 0 255 6-1 Alabama 1/21/1934 Rook Green Bay Packers / 9th / 101st pick / 1955
51 Doug Eggers 28 RLB 8 0 213 6-0 South Dakota St. 9/21/1930 4
50 Don Gillis 23 C 12 0 245 6-3 Rice 3/31/1935 Rook Cleveland Browns / 8th / 89th pick / 1957
47 Bobby Gordon 23 LS 12 0 195 6-0 Tennessee 12/7/1935 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 63rd pick / 1958
64 Ken Gray 22 RDE 10 0 245 6-2 Howard Payne 3/10/1936 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
31 Mal Hammack 25 10 0 205 6-2 Florida 6/19/1933 3 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 26th pick / 1955
16 King Hill 22 7 0 212 6-3 Rice 11/8/1936 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1958
64 Doug Hogland 27 2 0 245 6-4 Oregon St. 5/8/1931 5 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 93rd pick / 1953
66 Ed Husmann 27 RDT 4 0 245 6-2 Nebraska 8/6/1931 5 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 99th pick / 1953
22 Charlie Jackson 22 10 0 180 5-11 SMU 3/3/1936 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 146th pick / 1958
67 Bob Konovsky 24 RG 12 0 246 6-2 Wisconsin 8/19/1934 2 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 77th pick / 1956
Lowell Lander 26 1 0 195 6-0 Westminster (PA) 9/12/1932 Rook
81 Night Train Lane* 29 LDH 12 0 194 6-1 West. Nebraska CC-Scottsbluff 4/16/1929 6
20 Woodley Lewis 33 RE 12 0 185 6-0 Oregon 6/14/1925 8 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
33 Ollie Matson* 28 LH 12 0 220 6-2 San Francisco 5/1/1930 6 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1952
70 Jim McCusker 22 RT 11 0 246 6-2 Pittsburgh 5/19/1936 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1958
8 Lamar McHan 26 QB 12 6 201 6-1 Arkansas 12/16/1932 4 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1954
62 Dale Meinert 25 LG 12 0 220 6-2 Oklahoma St. 12/18/1933 Rook Baltimore Colts / 8th / 88th pick / 1955
86 Gern Nagler* 26 LE 12 0 190 6-2 Santa Clara 2/23/1932 5 Cleveland Browns / 14th / 167th pick / 1953
25 Dick Nolan 26 RS 12 0 185 6-1 Maryland 3/26/1932 4 New York Giants / 4th / 41st pick / 1954
78 Luke Owens 25 11 0 254 6-2 Kent St. 10/19/1933 1 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1957
61 Jack Patera 25 9 0 234 6-1 Oregon 8/1/1933 3 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 44th pick / 1955
37 Dean Philpott 23 9 0 200 6-0 Fresno St. 11/11/1935 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 122nd pick / 1958
17 M.C. Reynolds 23 QB 11 6 193 6-0 LSU 2/11/1935 Rook
21 Jimmy Sears 27 KR 12 0 183 5-11 USC 3/20/1931 4 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 62nd pick / 1953
84 Leo Sugar* 29 LDE 12 0 214 6-1 Purdue 4/6/1929 4 Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 123rd pick / 1952
55 Jim Taylor 24 12 0 232 6-2 Baylor 6/27/1934 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 29th pick / 1956
53 Jerry Tubbs 23 7 0 221 6-2 Oklahoma 1/23/1935 1 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
72 Chuck Ulrich 29 LDT 12 0 250 6-4 Illinois 12/14/1929 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 41st pick / 1952
24 Bobby Watkins 26 5 0 198 5-10 Ohio St. 3/30/1932 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1955
89 Chuck Weber 28 MLB 10 0 229 6-1 West Chester 3/25/1930 3
Team Total 25.4 12 217.5 6-1.4 2.4