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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.

Offseason

NFL Draft

The following were selected in the 1970 NFL Draft.

Round Overall Player Position School/Club Team
1 3 Mike Phipps Quarterback Purdue
1 21 Bob McKay Tackle Texas
2 36 Joe Jones Defensive End Tennessee State
2 47 Jerry Sherk Defensive Tackle Oklahoma State
4 99 Ricky Stevenson Defensive Back Arizona
5 125 Steve Engel Running Back Colorado
6 151 Mike Cilek Quarterback Iowa
7 177 Craig Wycinski Guard Michigan State
8 203 Honester Davidson Defensive Back Bowling Green
9 229 Geoff Brown Linebacker Pittsburgh
10 255 William Yanchar Defensive Tackle Purdue
11 281 Gene Benner Wide Receiver Maine
12 307 Jerry Sanders Kicker Texas Tech
13 333 Larry Roberts Running Back Central Missouri
14 359 Jim Tharpe Linebacker Lincoln (Mo.)
15 385 Guy Homoly Defensive Back Illinois State
16 410 John Redebaugh Tight End Bemidji State
17 436 Charles Tabb Running Back McMurry

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Exhibition schedule

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 schedule

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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Standings

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

References

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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