1970 Detroit Lions 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
10-4-0 0-1 4140 1937 2203 30 250 3679 2318 1361 45 200
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The Detroit Lions' forty-first season was in 1970, and it was the fourth season Joe Schmidt served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Tiger Stadium. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys 5-0.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 40-0
Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals 38-3
Week 3 Chicago Bears 28-14
Week 4 @ Washington Redskins 10-31
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 41-24
Week 6 @ Chicago Bears 16-10
Week 7 Minnesota Vikings 17-30
Week 8 @ New Orleans Saints 17-19
Week 9 @ Minnesota Vikings 20-24
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 28-7
Week 11 Oakland Raiders 28-14
Week 12 St. Louis Cardinals 16-3
Week 13 @ Los Angeles Rams 28-23
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 20-0

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Dallas Cowboys 0-5

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Schmidt Offensive Coordinator: Bill McPeak Overall Defensive Coach: Jim David Wide Receivers Coach: John North Offensive Line Coach: Chuck Knox Defensive Line Coach: Jim Richard "Jungle Jim" Martin General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb