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1970 Cleveland Browns (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Central Division 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Blanton Collier
DefenseHoward Brinker
Offensive LineFritz Heisler
BackfieldHoward Keys
Defensive LineDick Modzelewski
ReceiversBob Nussbaumer
Overall DefenseNick Skorich
LinebackersEddie Ulinski
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/8/1970ALos Angeles Rams17-30LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum71559
Sat8/15/1970NSan Francisco 49ers17-10WTampa, FLTampa Stadium41851
Sat8/22/1970HKansas City Chiefs13-16LMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl31532
Sat8/29/1970ACleveland Browns24-31LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium57112
Sat9/5/1970HMinnesota Vikings21-24LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83043Doubleheader
Sat9/12/1970ANew York Giants30-29WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62461
Mon9/21/1970HNew York Jets31-21WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium85703
Sun9/27/1970ASan Francisco 49ers31-34LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium37502
Sat10/3/1970HPittsburgh Steelers15-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium84349
Sun10/11/1970HCincinnati Bengals30-27WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83520
Sun10/18/1970HDetroit Lions24-41LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83577
Sun10/25/1970AMiami Dolphins28-0WMiami, FLOrange Bowl75313
Sun11/1/1970HSan Diego Chargers10-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium80047
Sun11/8/1970AOakland Raiders20-23LOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum54463
Sun11/15/1970ACincinnati Bengals10-14LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium60007
Sun11/22/1970HHouston Oilers28-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium74723
Sun11/29/1970APittsburgh Steelers9-28LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium50214
Mon12/7/1970AHouston Oilers21-10WHouston, TXAstrodome50582
Sat12/12/1970HDallas Cowboys2-6LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium75458
Sun12/20/1970ADenver Broncos27-13WDenver, COMile High Stadium51001
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
52Billy AndrewsRLB-LLB6'022325Southeastern Louisiana1410
40Erich BarnesLCB6'220135Purdue1414
53Tom BeutlerMLB6'123224Toledo40
30Ken BrownRB5'1020425none110
12Don CockroftK-P6'119025Adams State140
86Gary CollinsWR6'421130Maryland1211
64Jim CopelandROG-LOG6'224225Virginia140
28Ben DavisRCB-LCB5'1118325Defiance72
65John DemarieLOG6'325025Louisiana State1414
36Steve EngelRB6'121823Colorado30
50John GarlingtonLLB-RLB6'122224Louisiana State116
11Don GaultQB6'219024Hofstra21
83Chip GlassTE6'423723Florida State143
81Jack GregoryRDE6'524926Tennessee-Chattanooga; Delta State1414
66Gene HickersonROG6'324835Mississippi1414
54Fred HoaglinC6'424726Pittsburgh1414
43Fair HookerWR6'119023Arizona State1313
82Jim HoustonLLB-MLB6'323933Ohio State1414
34Mike HowellRS6'118927Grambling State1414
60Al JenkinsLOT6'224524Southern Illinois; Tulsa50
71Walter JohnsonLDT6'326828New Mexico State; Los Angeles State1414
41Dave JonesWR6'118523Kansas State140
85Homer JonesWR6'221129Texas Southern144
80Joe JonesLDE6'625022Tennessee State144
24Ernie KellermannLS6'018427Miami (Ohio)1414
44Leroy KellyRB6'020028Morgan State1313
59Rudy KuechenbergLB6'221727Indiana30
51Dale LindseyMLB-RLB-LLB6'222427Kentucky; Western Kentucky147
56Bob MathesonMLB-RDE6'424126Duke134
78Bob McKayLOT6'526523Texas80
27Randy MinniearRB6'121027Purdue80
89Milt MorinTE6'424328Massachusetts1411
26Reece MorrisonRB6'020625Texas State142
16Bill NelsenQB6'019529El Cerritos JC; Southern California1212
15Mike PhippsQB6'320823Purdue141
55Chuck ReynoldsC6'324024Texas Christian; Tulsa140
70Joe RighettiLDT6'225323Waynesburg90
77Dick SchafrathLOT6'325333Ohio State1414
33Tom SchoenLS5'1118524Notre Dame40
35Bo ScottRB6'321327Ohio State1313
72Jerry SherkRDT6'425022Grays Harbor JC; Oklahoma State1414
88Ron SnidowLDE6'424929Oregon1410
23Ricky StevensonDB5'1118822Indian Hills JC; Arizona10
20Freddie SummersLS6'118023MJCook JC; Wake Forest120
29Walt SumnerRCB6'118823Florida State1212
62Joe TaffoniROT6'324825West Virginia; Tennessee-Martin1414
75Bill YancharLDT6'325022Purdue50
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Mike Phipps13QBPurduefrom MIA
Bob McKay121TTexas
Joe Jones236DETennessee Statefrom NO
Jerry Sherk247DTOklahoma State
Ricky Stevenson499DBArizona
Steve Engel5125DBColorado
Mike Cilek6151QBIowa
Craig Wycinski7177GMichigan State
Honester Davidson8203DBBowling Green State
Geoff Brown9229LBPittsburgh
Bill Yanchar10255DTPurdue
Gene Benner11281WRMaine
Jerry Sanders12307KTexas Tech
Larry Roberts13333RBCentral Missouri
Jimmie Tharpe14359LBLincoln (Missouri)
Guy Homoly15385DBIllinois State
Johnny Redebaugh16410TEBemidji State
Charles Tabb17436RBMcMurry
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals54928555
Opponents Totals541003774
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals239841342165634
Opponents Totals2361041201288871
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Don Cockroft0343597.1122254.5070
Bo Scott110000066
Leroy Kelly80000048
Gary Collins40000024
Chip Glass20000012
Fair Hooker20000012
Homer Jones20000012
Billy Andrews1000006
Erich Barnes1000006
Dale Lindsey1000006
Randy Minniear1000006
Milt Morin1000006
Reece Morrison1000006
Walter Johnson0000012
Chuck Reynolds0000012
Ron Snidow0000012
Team Totals35343597.1122254.53286
Opponents Totals32313296.9142653.80265
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Don Cockroft122254.53/42/34/73/70/1
Team Totals122254.53/42/34/73/70/1
Opponents Totals142653.82/21/45/73/73/6
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Leroy Kelly2066563.233t6
Bo Scott1516254.163t7
Reece Morrison731752.4180
Mike Phipps11948.5260
Randy Minniear12393.391
Milt Morin122.020
Bill Nelsen7-4-0.620
Ken Brown1-8-8.0-80
Team Totals46215793.463t14
Opponents Totals45120064.47310
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bill Nelsen31315950.813821566.913.678t165.1165.1879207768.9
Mike Phipps602948.3265298.818.253t11.758.378644349.9
Don Gault19210.514673.533.54400.0315.815622.2
Team Totals39219048.517827527.014.578t174.3246.116170258260.7
Opponents Totals35718652.115225287.113.681t164.5195.334290223867.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bo Scott403518.8244
Milt Morin3761116.5361
Fair Hooker2849017.5692
Gary Collins2635113.5284
Leroy Kelly2431113.0552
Chip Glass1940321.278t2
Homer Jones1014114.143t1
Reece Morrison59519.053t1
Randy Minniear1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals190275214.578t17
Opponents Totals186252813.681t16
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Erich Barnes58517.038t1
Walt Sumner48521.3340
Dale Lindsey26532.556t1
Billy Andrews12525.025t1
Jim Houston12525.0250
Ernie Kellermann11818.0180
Bob Matheson11111.0110
John Garlington166.060
Walter Johnson144.040
Ben Davis100.000
Mike Howell100.000
Team Totals1932417.156t3
Opponents Totals2439916.662t4
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Don Cockroft71302342.6711783280039.4
Team Totals71302342.6711783280040.0
Opponents Totals66280142.46503236250538.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Reece Morrison1521338.9340
Walt Sumner811708.8380
Tom Schoen81182.370
Leroy Kelly20157.5120
Al Jenkins1000.000
Dave Jones0200
Team Totals34162366.9380
Opponents Totals2328833.6330
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Homer Jones2973925.594t1
Reece Morrison715321.9360
Ken Brown24422.0320
Bob Matheson22110.5140
Tom Schoen12727.0270
Joe Righetti11717.0170
Chip Glass100.000
Milt Morin100.000
Team Totals44100122.894t1
Opponents Totals3995624.5910
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Billy Andrews0001100
Erich Barnes0001100
Ken Brown0001100
Gary Collins100000
John Garlington0001100
Don Gault100000
Chip Glass200000
Jack Gregory0001100
Jim Houston0001100
Mike Howell0001100
Al Jenkins100000
Dave Jones0001100
Homer Jones100000
Ernie Kellermann0001100
Leroy Kelly310100
Dale Lindsey0001100
Bob Matheson0010100
Milt Morin100000
Bill Nelsen630300
Mike Phipps100000
Dick Schafrath00101270
Tom Schoen110100
Bo Scott400000
Jerry Sherk00112150
Freddie Summers0001100
Walt Sumner200000
Team Totals241681220420
Opponents Totals28121614302
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