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1947 Chicago Cardinals season

1947 Chicago Cardinals season
Head coach Jimmy Conzelman
Home field Comiskey Park
Record 9-3
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Won NFL Championship
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The 1947 Chicago Cardinals season resulted in the 9-3 Cardinals winning their second NFL Championship. As of the start of 2012, this was the team's last NFL World Championship.

Regular season


Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 28, 1947 Detroit Lions W 45-21
2 October 5, 1947 Chicago Bears W 31-7
3 October 12, 1947 at Green Bay Packers W 14-10
4 October 19, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams L 7-27
5 October 26, 1947 Boston Yanks W 27-7
6 November 2, 1947 Los Angeles Rams W 17-10
7 November 9, 1947 at Detroit Lions W 17-7
8 November 16, 1947 Green Bay Packers W 21-20
9 November 23, 1947 at Washington Redskins L 21-45
10 November 30, 1947 at New York Giants L 31-35
11 December 7, 1947 at Philadelphia Eagles W 45-21
12 December 14, 1947 at Chicago Bears W 30-21


Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 28, 1947 Philadelphia Eagles W 28-21


NFL Western
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 306 231 W-2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 363 241 L-2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 274 210 L-1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 259 214 W-2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 231 305 L-3


Chicago Cardinals roster

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics


NFL Championship Game

The 1947 National Football League Championship game was the 15th annual championship game and was held December 28, 1947 at Comiskey Park in Chicago. The game featured the Western Division champion Chicago Cardinals (9-3)and the Eastern Division champion Philadelphia Eagles (8-4). The Cardinals won the game by a score of 28-21.[1]

Awards and records

  • Pat Harder, NFL Scoring Leader, 102 Points [2]
  • Pat Harder, NFL Record, Most Field Goals in One Game, 7 [3]


  • Cardinals on Pro Football Reference

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