Chicago Cardinals Playoff History

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Franchise Overview

Seasons in Chicago

1920-1943, 1945-1959

39 2 1
Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

All Seasons

103 11 1
Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

Championship Years

1947

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Chicago Cardinals Playoff Results

Year Record Result
2023 4-13 Missed Playoffs
2022 4-13 Missed Playoffs
2021 11-6 Lost Wild Card Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2020 8-8 Missed Playoffs
2019 5-10-1 Missed Playoffs
2018 3-13 Missed Playoffs
2017 8-8 Missed Playoffs
2016 7-8-1 Missed Playoffs
2015 13-3 Lost Conference Championship (Won 1 Round)
2014 11-5 Lost Wild Card Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2013 10-6 Missed Playoffs
2012 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2011 8-8 Missed Playoffs
2010 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2009 10-6 Lost Divisional Round (Won 1 Round)
2008 9-7 Lost Super Bowl (Won 3 Rounds)
2007 8-8 Missed Playoffs
2006 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2005 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2004 6-10 Missed Playoffs
2003 4-12 Missed Playoffs
2002 5-11 Missed Playoffs
2001 7-9 Missed Playoffs
2000 3-13 Missed Playoffs
1999 6-10 Missed Playoffs
1998 9-7 Lost Divisional Round (Won 1 Round)
1997 4-12 Missed Playoffs
1996 7-9 Missed Playoffs
1995 4-12 Missed Playoffs
1994 8-8 Missed Playoffs
1993 7-9 Missed Playoffs
1992 4-12 Missed Playoffs
1991 4-12 Missed Playoffs
1990 5-11 Missed Playoffs
1989 5-11 Missed Playoffs
1988 7-9 Missed Playoffs
1987 7-8 Missed Playoffs
1986 4-11-1 Missed Playoffs
1985 5-11 Missed Playoffs
1984 9-7 Missed Playoffs
1983 8-7-1 Missed Playoffs
1982 5-4 Lost Wild Card Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1981 7-9 Missed Playoffs
1980 5-11 Missed Playoffs
1979 5-11 Missed Playoffs
1978 6-10 Missed Playoffs
1977 7-7 Missed Playoffs
1976 10-4 Missed Playoffs
1975 11-3 Lost Divisional Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1974 10-4 Lost Divisional Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1973 4-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1972 4-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1971 4-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1970 8-5-1 Missed Playoffs
1969 4-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1968 9-4-1 Missed Playoffs
1967 6-7-1 Missed Playoffs
1966 8-5-1 Missed Playoffs
1965 5-9 Missed Playoffs
1964 9-3-2 Missed Playoffs
1963 9-5 Missed Playoffs
1962 4-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1961 7-7 Missed Playoffs
1960 6-5-1 Missed Playoffs
1959 2-10 Missed Playoffs
1958 2-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1957 3-9 Missed Playoffs
1956 7-5 Missed Playoffs
1955 4-7-1 Missed Playoffs
1954 2-10 Missed Playoffs
1953 1-10-1 Missed Playoffs
1952 4-8 Missed Playoffs
1951 3-9 Missed Playoffs
1950 5-7 Missed Playoffs
1949 6-5-1 Missed Playoffs
1948 11-1 Lost NFL Championship (Won 0 Rounds)
1947 9-3 Won NFL Championship
1946 6-5 Missed Playoffs
1945 1-9 Missed Playoffs
1943 0-10 Missed Playoffs
1942 3-8 Missed Playoffs
1941 3-7-1 Missed Playoffs
1940 2-7-2 Missed Playoffs
1939 1-10 Missed Playoffs
1938 2-9 Missed Playoffs
1937 5-5-1 Missed Playoffs
1936 3-8-1 Missed Playoffs
1935 6-4-2 Missed Playoffs
1934 5-6 Missed Playoffs
1933 1-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1932 2-6-2 No Playoffs
1931 5-4 No Playoffs
1930 5-6-2 No Playoffs
1929 6-6-1 No Playoffs
1928 1-5 No Playoffs
1927 3-7-1 No Playoffs
1926 5-6-1 No Playoffs
1925 11-2-1 No Playoffs
1924 5-4-1 No Playoffs
1923 8-4 No Playoffs
1922 8-3 No Playoffs
1921 3-3-2 No Playoffs
1920 6-2-2 No Playoffs
Years the team was not located in Chicago

Chicago Cardinals History

Overview

This team is now known as the Arizona Cardinals. While in Chicago, they played a total of 39 seasons between 1920 and 1959.

Have the Chicago Cardinals gone by any other names?

Yes. Between 1920 and 1959, the team was known as the Chicago Cardinals.
In 1960, the team moved to St. Louis and changed their name to the St. Louis Cardinals.
In 1988, the team moved to Phoenix and changed their name to the Phoenix Cardinals.
In 1994, the team changed their name to the Arizona Cardinals.

What was the best start to a Chicago Cardinals season?

The two best starts to a Chicago Cardinals season was the 2021 Arizona Cardinals and the 1974 St. Louis Cardinals, who both started the season at 7-0. The third best start to a season was the 1922 Chicago Cardinals, who started the season with 6 wins.

What was the worst start to a Chicago Cardinals season?

The worst start to a Chicago Cardinals season was the 1943 Chicago Cardinals, who started the season at 0-10. The second worst start to a season was the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals, who started the season with 8 losses. The third worst starts to a Chicago Cardinals season was the 1936 Chicago Cardinals and the 1953 Chicago Cardinals, who both started the season at 0-7.

When was the last time the Chicago Cardinals were in the playoffs?

While in Chicago, the Chicago Cardinals last made the playoffs in 1948, when they lost the NFL Championship.

When was the last time the Chicago Cardinals missed the playoffs?

While in Chicago, the Chicago Cardinals last missed the playoffs in 1959.

When was the last time the Chicago Cardinals won a playoff game?

In 1947, the Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Championship.

When was the last time the Chicago Cardinals hosted a playoff game?

The Chicago Cardinals last played a home playoff game on Jan 16, 2016, 8 years ago, when they hosted the Packers in the Divisional Round of the 2015 NFL playoffs, in which the Cardinals scored a 26-20 win.

When was the last time the Chicago Cardinals lost a playoff game?

In 1948, the Chicago Cardinals lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Championship.

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