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 / 269th pick / 1953
FBJohnny Olszewski*23Rook106 rushes for 386 yards, 4 td, & 21 catches for 210 yards and 1 tdChicago Cardinals / 1st / 4th pick / 1953
LHCharley Trippi*31697 rushes for 433 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 87 yards and 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 1st / 1st pick / 1945
RHDon Paul*27316 rushes for 114 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 167 yards and 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 4th / 47th pick / 1950
LEGern Nagler21Rook43 catches for 610 yards, 6 tdCleveland Browns / 14th / 168th pick / 1953
LTTom Higgins23Rook1 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 6th / 71st pick / 1953
LGDave Suminski22Rook0Washington Redskins / 15th / 172nd pick / 1953
CJack Simmons29512Detroit Lions / 22nd / 207th pick / 1946
RGJerry Watford23Rook1 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 8th / 88th pick / 1953
RTJack Jennings2732 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 2nd / 21st pick / 1950
REDon Stonesifer26256 catches for 684 yards, 2 tdChicago Cardinals / 3rd / 30th pick / 1951
Defensive Starters
LDEGeorge Schmidt261
LDTVolney Peters2510Chicago Cardinals / 13th / 151st pick / 1951
MGNick Chickillo23Rook0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 15th / 173rd pick / 1953
RDTDon Joyce242Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1951
RDETom Bienemann2520Chicago Cardinals / 11th / 127th pick / 1951
LLBJohn Panelli2741 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 12th pick / 1949
RLBLeo Sanford242122 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredChicago Cardinals / 8th / 90th pick / 1951
LDHRay Ramsey32610 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 10th / 82nd pick / 1947
RDHJim Psaltis26Rook2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1953
LSBill Svoboda*2531 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredChicago Cardinals / 3rd / 29th pick / 1950
RSAl Campana273

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