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Chicago Cardinals

1956 Chicago Cardinals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-5
Finished 2nd in the NFL's East Division

Coach: Ray Richards (7-5)

1956 Chicago Cardinals Roster
1956 Chicago Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 7 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division. Ray Richards coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Lamar McHan1527247.411597.6106.685.375 73.3
Jim Root572849.13335.835.358.834 48.4
Dave Mann200.000.000.0150.00.0
Ollie Matson300.000.000.000.039.6
Totals21410046.714927.0136.1146.575 00
Opponents28712944.915245.382.83311.5

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ollie Matson1929244.879 5
Johnny Olszewski1575983.834 2
Joe Childress432034.730 0
Lamar McHan581612.817 5
Dave Mann451162.615 0
Jim Root17452.618 2
Frank Bernardi1440.30
Alex Burl122.00
Totals52720533.979 14
Opponents47820754.314

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Don Stonesifer2232014.558 2
Johnny Olszewski1718210.731 0
Ollie Matson1519913.345 2
Gern Nagler1426819.149 4
Dave Mann1317013.123 1
Max Boydston611619.339 2
Joe Childress68213.734 1
Frank Bernardi45614.019 0
Alex Burl22412.019 1
Night Train Lane17575.075 0
Totals100149214.975 13
Opponents12915245.38

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Pat Summerall3030100.0221045.560
Totals3030100.0221045.560
Opponents232191.316743.842

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Dave Mann36134637.453
John Roach1144940.854
Lamar McHan828535.642
Totals55208037.854
Opponents52203839.2

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Frank Bernardi1821712.195 1
Ollie Matson5397.816 0
Woodley Lewis5224.40
Night Train Lane200.00
Lindon Crow12121.021 0
Leo Sanford166.00
Totals323059.595 1
Opponents280.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Ollie Matson1336227.8105 1
Dave Mann713118.727 0
Frank Bernardi410125.330 0
Alex Burl35919.726 0
Johnny Olszewski3258.320 0
Woodley Lewis12222.022 0
Joe Childress100.00
Chuck Weber100.00
Totals3370021.2105 1
Opponents4088922.2 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Lindon Crow1117015.542 0
Night Train Lane720629.466 1
Leo Sanford5244.819 0
Jimmy Hill5214.212 0
Chuck Weber11919.019 0
Julian Spence177.00
Frank Bernardi122.00
Tom Bienemann122.00
Woodley Lewis100.00
Totals3345113.766 1
Opponents14nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Frank Bernardi00100
Carl Brettschneider01000
Joe Childress1000
Tom Dahms01000
John Dittrich01000
Night Train Lane022110
Woodley Lewis001100
Dave Mann1000
Ollie Matson6000
Lamar McHan2000
Gern Nagler1000
Johnny Olszewski13100
Jim Root2200
Leo Sanford001000
Jack Simmons02000
Leo Sugar11000
Pat Summerall0100
Len Teeuws02000
Chuck Weber002200
Stan West01000
Totals0000000292014000
Opponents2312

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Frank Bernardi0010006
Max Boydston2012
Alex Burl01006
Joe Childress01006
Night Train Lane00106
Dave Mann01006
Ollie Matson5201048
Lamar McHan5030
Gern Nagler4024
Johnny Olszewski200012
Jim Root2012
Don Stonesifer2012
Pat Summerall0103060
Totals141311100103000240
Opponents148007211182