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 0-0 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. 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