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1970 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Blanton Collier
Home Field Cleveland Stadium
Results
Record 7–7–0
Place 2nd AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1969 1971

The 1970 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 21st season with the National Football League.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

The following were selected in the 1970 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
13Mike PhippsQuarterback Purdue
121Bob McKayTackle Texas
236Joe JonesDefensive End Tennessee State
247Jerry SherkDefensive Tackle Oklahoma State
499Ricky StevensonDefensive Back Arizona
5125Steve EngelRunning Back Colorado
6151Mike CilekQuarterback Iowa
7177Craig WycinskiGuard Michigan State
8203Honester DavidsonDefensive Back Bowling Green
9229Geoff BrownLinebacker Pittsburgh
10255William YancharDefensive Tackle Purdue
11281Gene BennerWide Receiver Maine
12307Jerry SandersKicker Texas Tech
13333Larry RobertsRunning Back Central Missouri
14359Jim TharpeLinebacker Lincoln (Mo.)
15385Guy HomolyDefensive Back Illinois State
16410John RedebaughTight End Bemidji State
17436Charles TabbRunning Back McMurry
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Exhibition scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 8, 1970 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–30
71,559
2 August 15, 1970 vs. San Francisco 49ers at Tampa W 17–10
41,851
3 August 22, 1970 vs. Kansas City Chiefs at Memphis L 13–16
31,532
4 August 29, 1970 at Cincinnati Bengals L 24–31
57,112
5 September 5, 1970 Minnesota Vikings L 21–24
83,043
6 September 12, 1970 at New York Giants W 30–29
62,461

Regular season scheduleEdit

Date Opponent Score Record Attendance
Sept. 21 New York Jets W 31–21 1–0
85,703
Sept. 27 at San Francisco 49ers L 34–31 1–1
37,502
Oct. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers W 15–7 2–1
84,349
Oct. 11 Cincinnati Bengals W 30–27 3–1
83,520
Oct. 18 Detroit Lions L 41–24 3–2
83,577
Oct. 25 at Miami Dolphins W 28–0 4–2
75,313
Nov. 1 San Diego Chargers L 27–10 4–3
80,047
Nov. 8 at Oakland Raiders L 23–20 4–4
54,463
Nov. 15 at Cincinnati Bengals L 14–10 4–5
60,007
Nov. 22 Houston Oilers W 28–14 5–5
74,723
Nov. 29 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 28–9 5–6
50,214
Dec. 7 at Houston Oilers W 21–10 6–6
50,582
Dec. 12 Dallas Cowboys L 6–2 6–7
75,458
Dec. 20 at Denver Broncos W 27–13 7–7
51,001
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StandingsEdit

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cincinnati Bengals 8 6 0 .571 312 255 W-7
Cleveland Browns 7 7 0 .500 286 265 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 210 272 L-3
Houston Oilers 3 10 1 .231 217 352 L-3

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Boston Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Buffalo Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
Miami Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Washington
1970 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl V

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