1970 Baltimore Colts schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-2-1 3-3 5125 3424 1701 43 290 4537 2824 1713 43 246
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The Baltimore Colts' twenty-second season was in 1970, playing their home games at Memorial Stadium. During the offseason they hired Don McCafferty to lead the team. McCafferty previously was the offensive backfield coach of the Baltimore Colts and had eleven years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 11-2-1 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Dallas Cowboys 16-13, the team's fourth championship win. At the end of the season, Johnny Unitas was awarded with the Man of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Diego Chargers 16-14
Week 2 Kansas City Chiefs 24-44
Week 3 @ Boston Patriots 14-6
Week 4 @ Houston Oilers 24-20
Week 5 @ New York Jets 29-22
Week 6 Boston Patriots 27-3
Week 7 Miami Dolphins 35-0
Week 8 @ Green Bay Packers 13-10
Week 9 Buffalo Bills 17-17
Week 10 @ Miami Dolphins 17-34
Week 11 Chicago Bears 21-20
Week 12 Philadelphia Eagles 29-10
Week 13 @ Buffalo Bills 20-14
Week 14 New York Jets 35-20

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Cincinnati Bengals 17-0
Conference Championship Oakland Raiders 27-17
Super Bowl vs. Dallas Cowboys 16-13

Coaches

Head Coach: Don McCafferty Offensive Line Coach: Lou Rymkus, John Sandusky, George Young Director of Personnel: Upton Bell