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1970 Detroit Lions (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference Central Division 10-4-0 .714
Head Coach: Joe Schmidt
DefenseJimmy David
Offensive LineChuck Knox
Defensive LineJim Martin
OffenseBill McPeak
ReceiversJohn North
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/8/1970HKansas City Chiefs17-30LDetroit, MITiger Stadium55032
Sun9/20/1970AGreen Bay Packers40-0WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field56263
Fri8/14/1970ABuffalo Bills22-6WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium31610
Sun9/27/1970HCincinnati Bengals38-3WDetroit, MITiger Stadium58202
Sat8/22/1970ANew Orleans Saints31-17WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium76778
Mon10/5/1970HChicago Bears28-14WDetroit, MITiger Stadium58210
Sun10/11/1970AWashington Redskins10-31LWashington, DCRFK Stadium50414
Mon8/31/1970HPhiladelphia Eagles31-7WDetroit, MITiger Stadium56032
Sat9/5/1970HBaltimore Colts14-20LDetroit, MITiger Stadium34500
Sun10/18/1970ACleveland Browns41-24WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium83577
Sat9/12/1970ACincinnati Bengals31-14WCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium54509
Sun10/25/1970AChicago Bears16-10WChicago, ILWrigley Field45632
Sun11/1/1970HMinnesota Vikings17-30LDetroit, MITiger Stadium58210
Sun11/8/1970ANew Orleans Saints17-19LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium66910
Sun11/15/1970AMinnesota Vikings20-24LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47900
Sun11/22/1970HSan Francisco 49ers28-7WDetroit, MITiger Stadium56232
Thu11/26/1970HOakland Raiders28-14WDetroit, MITiger Stadium56597
Sun12/6/1970HSt. Louis Cardinals16-3WDetroit, MITiger Stadium56362
Mon12/14/1970ALos Angeles Rams28-23WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum79441
Sun12/20/1970HGreen Bay Packers20-0WDetroit, MITiger Stadium57387
Sat12/26/1970ADallas Cowboys0-5LDallas, TXCotton Bowl73167NFC Divisional Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
20Lem BarneyLCB6'118925Jackson State1313
81Charlie BrownWR6'219522Merritt JC; Northern Arizona140
87Craig CottonTE6'421523Youngstown State140
52Bill CottrellC-OG6'326226Delaware Valley100
40Nick EddyRB6'120726Notre Dame110
24Mel FarrRB6'220826UCLA1212
54Ed FlanaganC6'324626Purdue1414
76Rocky FreitasROT6'626725Oregon State1414
68Frank GallagherROG6'224027North Carolina1414
72Dan GoichDT6'426226West Hills CC; California142
74Larry HandRDE6'524730Appalachian State1414
80Dave HaverdickDE6'424522Morehead State80
85Chuck HughesWR5'1117327Texas-El Paso139
71Alex KarrasLDT6'224835Iowa1312
66Bob KowalkowskiOG6'324327Virginia100
11Greg LandryQB6'420524Massachusetts126
44Dick LeBeauRCB6'018533Ohio State1414
53Mike LucciMLB6'223331Pittsburgh; Tennessee1414
12Errol MannK6'020229North Dakota140
46Bruce MaxwellRB6'122023Arkansas110
25Earl McCullouchWR5'1117424Long Beach CC; Southern California108
57Terry MillerLB6'222524Illinois10
83Jim MitchellLDE6'324722Virginia State148
62Ed MooneyLB6'223025Western Nebraska CC; Texas Tech140
19Bill MunsonQB6'220329Foothill JC; Utah State88
50Paul NaumoffLLB6'121825Tennessee1414
23Phil OdleWR5'1119128Brigham Young40
36Steve OwensRB6'221723Oklahoma61
67Rocky RasleyOG6'325123Bakersfield CC; Oregon State80
47Wayne RasmussenRS6'217928South Dakota State149
84Joe RobbDE6'323833Texas Christian66
82Jerry RushRDT6'426528Michigan State1414
88Charlie SandersTE6'422524Minnesota1414
58Bill SaulLB6'422530Penn State130
73Roger ShoalsLOT6'425632Maryland1414
42Altie TaylorRB5'1019923Diablo Valley JC; Utah State1414
38Bill TriplettRB6'221230Miami (Ohio)141
48Tommy VaughnRS5'1119227Iowa State115
55Wayne WalkerRLB6'222534Idaho1414
63Chuck WaltonLOG6'325329Iowa State1414
49Larry WaltonWR5'1118023Trinidad State JC; Arizona State1311
18Herman WeaverP6'421022Tennessee140
28Mike WegerLS6'219325Bowling Green State1414
45Bobby Ray WilliamsCB6'119528Central Oklahoma141
75Jim YarbroughOT6'626124Florida120
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Steve Owens119RBOklahoma
Ray Parson245DEMinnesota
Jim Mitchell371DEVirginia State
Bob Parker5123GMemphis
Tony Terry6149DTSouthern California
Ken Geddes7175LBNebraska
Herman Weaver9227PTennessee
Bruce Maxwell10253RBArkansas
Roger Laird11279DBKentucky State
Manuel Murrell12305DBCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
Dave Haverdick13331DTMorehead State
Charlie Brown14357WRNorthern Arizona
Bob Haney15383DTIdaho
Jerry Todd16409DBMemphis
Jesse Marshall17435DTCentenary
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals6511171100
Opponents Totals61442374
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2431131072358659
Opponents Totals186611121390805
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Errol Mann04141100.0202969.00101
Mel Farr110000066
Charlie Sanders60000036
Larry Walton50000030
Earl McCullouch40000024
Altie Taylor40000024
Lem Barney30000018
Steve Owens20000012
Nick Eddy1000006
Larry Hand1000006
Greg Landry1000006
Bill Triplett1000006
Mike Weger1000006
Bobby Ray Williams1000006
Team Totals414141100.0202969.00347
Opponents Totals222222100.0162661.50202
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Errol Mann202969.08/82/33/54/73/6
Team Totals202969.08/82/33/54/73/6
Opponents Totals162661.55/56/93/51/41/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Mel Farr1667174.3369
Altie Taylor1986663.4342
Greg Landry3535010.0761
Bill Triplett481563.311t1
Steve Owens361223.4232
Nick Eddy18472.691
Bill Munson9333.7110
Larry Walton22010.0160
Bruce Maxwell199.090
Earl McCullouch177.070
Team Totals51421274.17616
Opponents Totals36211523.2287
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bill Munson1588453.26710496.612.556106.374.4106698376.7
Greg Landry1368361.04810727.912.95896.653.72619887492.5
Team Totals29416756.811521217.212.758196.5124.136264185784.0
Opponents Totals37119452.314924916.712.879143.8287.523195229654.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Sanders4054413.6346
Larry Walton3053217.7565
Mel Farr292137.3582
Altie Taylor272619.7422
Earl McCullouch1527818.5444
Chuck Hughes816220.3420
Bill Triplett6528.7150
Nick Eddy4225.590
Steve Owens4215.3110
Charlie Brown23819.0230
Craig Cotton166.060
Rocky Freitas1-8-8.0-80
Team Totals167212112.75819
Opponents Totals194249112.87914
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Dick LeBeau99610.7430
Lem Barney716824.049t2
Mike Weger55210.429t1
Wayne Rasmussen22110.5140
Mike Lucci2189.0120
Larry Hand16262.062t1
Tommy Vaughn100.000
Bobby Ray Williams100.000
Team Totals2841714.962t4
Opponents Totals1217414.5421
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Herman Weaver62248340.0651113
Team Totals62248340.0651113
Opponents Totals70273639.1581306
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Lem Barney25325910.4651
Nick Eddy45256.3100
Tommy Vaughn35227.3140
Larry Walton2100.000
Team Totals34143069.0651
Opponents Totals29121133.9240
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Ray Williams2554421.885t1
Nick Eddy716824.0290
Tommy Vaughn36622.0250
Lem Barney29648.0740
Paul Naumoff263.060
Steve Owens12626.0260
Larry Walton12121.0210
Bruce Maxwell12020.0200
Ed Mooney11212.0120
Team Totals4395922.385t1
Opponents Totals67142721.3410
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Lem Barney200000
Nick Eddy200000
Mel Farr520200
Ed Flanagan0001100
Alex Karras0002200
Bob Kowalkowski0001100
Greg Landry3000-160
Mike Lucci0003300
Bruce Maxwell0001100
Jim Mitchell0002200
Ed Mooney0001100
Bill Munson100000
Steve Owens200000
Joe Robb0001100
Jerry Rush0001160
Roger Shoals0010100
Altie Taylor620200
Bill Triplett210100
Tommy Vaughn0001100
Chuck Walton0001100
Herman Weaver0010110
Mike Weger0001100
Bobby Ray Williams320200
Jim Yarbrough0010100
Team Totals2616101626-90
Opponents Totals30161315280
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