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1947 Chicago Cardinals season

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Record  9–3
Playoff finish  Won NFL championship
Head coach  Jimmy Conzelman
Division place  1st NFL Western
Start date  1947
Home field  Comiskey Park
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The 1947 Chicago Cardinals season resulted in the 9–3 Cardinals winning their second NFL championship. The team was led by its "Million Dollar Backfield" of Elmer Angsman, Charley Trippi, Paul Christman, and Pat Harder. As of the end of 2016 This is the team's last league championship. This championship drought is currently the longest active one in American professional sports.



Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

NFL Championship Game

The 1947 NFL 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.

Awards and records

  • Pat Harder, NFL scoring leader: 102 points
  • Pat Harder, NFL record, most field goals in one game: 7
  • References

    1947 Chicago Cardinals season Wikipedia

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