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1970 New Orleans Saints season
Head Coach Tom Fears and J.D. Roberts
Home Field Tulane Stadium
Results
Record 2-11-1
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1969 1971

The 1970 New Orleans Saints season was the team's fourth as a member of the National Football League. They failed to improve on their previous season's output of 5-9, winning only two games.[1] The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.

The second of the team's two victories came against the Detroit Lions on November 8, on an NFL-record 63-yard field goal by Tom Dempsey.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
110Ken BurroughWide ReceiverTexas Southern
362Clovis SwinneyDefensive Tackle Arkansas State
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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1970 Atlanta Falcons L 14-3
2 September 27, 1970 at Minnesota Vikings L 26-0
3 October 4, 1970 New York Giants W 14-10
4 October 11, 1970 at St. Louis Cardinals L 24-17
5 October 18, 1970 at San Francisco 49ers T 20-20
6 October 25, 1970 at Atlanta Falcons L 32-14
7 November 1, 1970 Los Angeles Rams L 30-17
8 November 8, 1970 Detroit Lions W 19-17
9 November 15, 1970 at Miami Dolphins L 21-10
10 November 22, 1970 Denver Broncos L 31-6
11 November 29, 1970 at Cincinnati Bengals L 26-6
12 December 6, 1970 at Los Angeles Rams L 34-16
13 December 13, 1970 San Francisco 49ers L 38-27
14 December 20, 1970 Chicago Bears L 24-3

Standings

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 10 3 1 .769 352 267 W-3
Los Angeles Rams 9 4 1 .692 325 202 W-1
Atlanta Falcons 4 8 2 .333 206 261 L-1
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .154 172 347 L-6

References

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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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