December 14, 1947: No One Could Catch The Babe!

With all of the hype now delivered and the big day finally arriving, we’ll take you back to December 14, 1947 when the Bears and the Cardinals met in Chicago to determine the NFL’s Western Division championship. It had already been an unusual decade for both teams. Each organization survived the horrors of World War … Read more

December 10, 1947: The Big Sneeze

As you may recall from our previous episode in this new mini-series that chronicles the 1947 Chicago Cardinals championship run, the Cards had nearly blown their opportunity to contend for the 1947 NFL title. After compiling a 7-1 record and facing two dreary opponents, the Cardinals shocked the NFL world by dropping two straight to … Read more

December 7, 1947: The Jekyll and Hyde of the NFL (Chicago Cardinals)

As we kick off our bonus coverage of the 1947 Chicago Cardinals championship run, we begin with a mid-season stumble that nearly cost the Cards any shot at the championship. After strolling through the early part of the schedule with a 7-1 record, the Cardinals looked forward to cruising towards the western division title in … Read more