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1970 New Orleans Saints (NFL) 4th place National Football Conference Western Division 2-11-1 .154
Head Coach: Tom Fears (1-5-1); J.D. Roberts (1-6)
ReceiversBilly Ray Barnes
Defensive BacksEd Biles
Offensive LineBrad Ecklund
Offensive BacksDon Heinrich
Defensive LineEddie Khayat
LinebackersJerry Smith
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/20/1970HAtlanta Falcons3-14LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium77042
Sat8/8/1970NMinnesota Vikings14-13WCanton, OHFawcett Stadium17932
Sat8/15/1970AHouston Oilers19-10WHouston, TXAstrodome46223
Sun9/27/1970AMinnesota Vikings0-26LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47900
Sat8/22/1970HDetroit Lions17-31LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium76778
Sun10/4/1970HNew York Giants14-10WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium69126
Sat8/29/1970NBoston Patriots26-20WJackson, MSMississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium32000
Sun10/11/1970ASt. Louis Cardinals17-24LSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium45294
Sun10/18/1970ASan Francisco 49ers20-20TSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium39446
Sun9/5/1970HNew York Jets14-27LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium78581
Sun9/12/1970HSan Diego Chargers20-14WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium63904
Sun10/25/1970AAtlanta Falcons14-32LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium58850
Sun11/1/1970HLos Angeles Rams17-30LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium77861
Sun11/8/1970HDetroit Lions19-17WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium66910
Sun11/15/1970AMiami Dolphins10-21LMiami, FLOrange Bowl42866
Sun11/22/1970HDenver Broncos6-31LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium66837
Sun11/29/1970ACincinnati Bengals6-26LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium59342
Sun12/6/1970ALos Angeles Rams16-34LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum66410
Sun12/13/1970HSan Francisco 49ers27-38LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium61940
Sun12/20/1970HChicago Bears3-24LNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium63518
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
46Danny AbramowiczWR6'119725Xavier (Ohio)14
53Dick AbsherMLB6'423526Maryland10
38Tony BakerRB5'1122425Iowa State8
32Tom BarringtonHB6'121726Ohio State12
82Johnny BrewerLB6'423333Mississippi9
55Jackie BurkettRLB6'422934Auburn14
00Ken BurroughWR6'321522Texas Southern12
66Bill CodyLB6'122526Auburn14
59Wayne ColmanLLB6'122724Temple14
36Dick DavisRB5'1121524Nebraska4
19Tom DempseyK6'127523Palomar JC140
25Al DoddWR6'018225Northwestern State (Louisiana)14
47Bill DusenberyWR6'219822Johnson C. Smith8
52Frank EmanuelLB6'322528Tennessee3
84Larry EstesDE6'625024Alcorn State14
10Julian FaganP6'320522Mississippi140
56Hap FarberLB6'122122Mississippi5
40Earl GrosRB6'322430Louisiana State1
14Edd HargettQB5'1118723Texas A&M10
49Major HazeltonLCB6'118526Florida A&M3
18Hugo HollasLS6'119025Rice11
29Gene HowardCB6'019024Langston8
20Delles HowellRCB6'419722Grambling State13
52Harry JacobsLB6'222833Bradley6
17Billy KilmerQB6'020131Citrus JC; UCLA13
50Jake KuppLOG6'323629Washington14
22Gary LewisRB6'322828San Francisco CC; Washington State; Arizona State1
70Errol LindenROT6'525833Houston14
48Andy LivingstonRB6'023426Phoenix JC1
89Dave LongRDE6'424526Iowa12
43Dicky LyonsS6'019023Kentucky4
36Don McCallRB5'1119526Los Angeles CC; Southern California2
57Mike MorganLLB6'424128Louisiana State9
87Richard NealLDE6'325423Southern University12
24Elijah NevettLS6'018526Clark Atlanta11
36Vic NyvallRB5'1018522Northwestern State (Louisiana)2
35Jim OtisRB6'022022Ohio State13
83Dave ParksTE6'220229Texas Tech13
22Elijah PittsRB6'120432Philander Smith6
85Ray PoageTE6'320330Texas12
16Steve RamseyP6'221022North Texas1
75Mike RicheyOT6'425723North Carolina5
76Dave RoweRDT6'627425Penn State14
21Joe ScarpatiRS5'1018527North Carolina State14
30Bob ShawWR6'019423Winston-Salem State4
67John ShinnersROG6'225523Xavier (Ohio)9
73Jerry SturmC6'325734Illinois10
60Doug SutherlandDE6'325022Wisconsin-Superior10
79Clovis SwinneyDE6'324025Arkansas; Arkansas State14
72Don TalbertLOT6'524831Texas14
77Mike TaylorOT6'424725San Francisco CC; Southern California11
74Mike TillemanLDT6'527526Montana14
71Willie TownesDT6'526327Indiana; Tulsa6
42Claxton WelchRB5'1120323Oregon1
39Ernie WheelwrightRB6'323531Southern Illinois4
61Del WilliamsROG-C6'225025Florida State14
23Doug WyattLCB6'119524Tulsa14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ken Burrough110WRTexas Southern
Clovis Swinney362DEArkansas State
Delles Howell488DBGrambling State
Glenn Cannon5106DBMississippifrom CHIB
Steve Ramsey5126QBNorth Texasfrom LARM
Mel Easley6140DBOregon State
Lon Woodard7166DESan Diego State
Larry Estes8192DEAlcorn State
Jim Otis9218RBOhio State
Jim Brumfield10244RBIndiana State
Gary Klahr11270LBArizona
Willie Davenport12296DBSouthern University
Ralph Miller13322TEAlabama StateDeclared Ineligible
Doug Sutherland14348DEWisconsin-Superior
Jim Vest15374DEWashington State
Cliff Gaspar16400DTGrambling State
Doug Wyatt17426DBTulsa
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals59332258
Opponents Totals688776116
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals1835511216911029
Opponents Totals2631001501379875
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Tom Dempsey0161794.1183452.9070
Danny Abramowicz50000030
Tom Barrington20000012
Ken Burrough20000012
Al Dodd20000012
Dave Parks20000012
Tony Baker1000006
Don McCall1000006
Mike Morgan1000006
Ray Poage1000006
Team Totals17161794.1183452.90172
Opponents Totals40384095.0233467.60347
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Tom Dempsey183452.94/56/81/54/73/9
Team Totals183452.94/56/81/54/73/9
Opponents Totals233467.67/84/55/76/121/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tony Baker823374.1291
Tom Barrington722283.2162
Jim Otis712113.0150
Elijah Pitts32963.0110
Dick Davis27943.5250
Don McCall23632.7111
Ernie Wheelwright16452.890
Billy Kilmer12423.5150
Al Dodd5316.2160
Andy Livingston10292.9100
Ray Poage11313.0130
Danny Abramowicz177.070
Edd Hargett471.870
Bill Dusenbery461.530
Vic Nyvall561.260
Ken Burrough144.040
Earl Gros420.540
Julian Fagan1-6-6.0-60
Team Totals37112153.3294
Opponents Totals46918914.07415
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Edd Hargett1757844.69211336.514.54952.952.9977105663.8
Billy Kilmer23713557.08515576.611.546t62.5177.219155140255.5
Al Dodd100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Steve Ramsey200.0200.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals41521351.318026906.512.649112.7225.328232245858.6
Opponents Totals43023855.317031977.413.474194.4225.117136306172.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Danny Abramowicz5590616.5485
Al Dodd2848417.345t1
Dave Parks2644717.2382
Tom Barrington221305.9200
Jim Otis201246.2220
Ray Poage1516611.136t1
Ken Burrough1319615.1352
Tony Baker12473.9110
Elijah Pitts7639.0120
Don McCall5438.6170
Dick Davis4297.3130
Earl Gros200.010
Vic Nyvall2-1-0.510
Bob Shaw14949.0490
Ernie Wheelwright177.070
Team Totals213269012.64911
Opponents Totals238319713.47419
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Hugo Hollas57915.8290
Doug Wyatt44511.3250
Jackie Burkett4369.0160
Elijah Nevett34916.3470
Delles Howell3289.3280
Dicky Lyons11212.0120
Mike Morgan177.070
Joe Scarpati144.040
Team Totals2226011.8470
Opponents Totals2225611.6521
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Julian Fagan77326942.56424434275535.8
Team Totals77326942.56424434275536.7
Opponents Totals56226540.46019214187134.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Dodd1431299.2410
Dicky Lyons53346.8270
Gene Howard50142.850
Hugo Hollas46225.5110
Doug Wyatt111515.0150
Team Totals29132147.4410
Opponents Totals412243410.6771
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Dodd1531921.3320
Ken Burrough1529819.9380
Bill Dusenbery1018318.3260
Tom Barrington612921.5260
Jim Otis22211.0190
Don McCall12626.0260
Elijah Pitts12222.0220
Dicky Lyons12020.0200
Gary Lewis11919.0190
Ray Poage166.060
Team Totals53104419.7380
Opponents Totals3573521.0550
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Danny Abramowicz200000
Dick Absher0002250
Tony Baker120200
Tom Barrington300000
Ken Burrough300000
Al Dodd1314330
Julian Fagan100000
Edd Hargett200000
Hugo Hollas0001100
Billy Kilmer4101-100
Dave Long0001100
Dicky Lyons100000
Don McCall100000
Mike Morgan00033281
Elijah Nevett0002200
Jim Otis400000
Elijah Pitts311200
Clovis Swinney0001100
Don Talbert0010100
Mike Tilleman0002200
Willie Townes0001100
Ernie Wheelwright100000
Doug Wyatt0001100
Team Totals271981624561
Opponents Totals26161018282
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