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1970 St. Louis Cardinals

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8-5-1, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.4, Offense: 3.8, Defense: 3.6, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (23.2/g), 4th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 228 points (16.3/g), 5th.
 Differential of 97 points (6.9/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 9.8-4.2.

Coach: Charley Winner (8-5-1)

Stadium: Civic Center Busch Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Hart 26 4 14 171 for 373, 2,575 yards, 14 td, 18 int, & 18 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td
RB MacArthur Lane* 28 2 14 206 rushes for 977 yards, 11 td, & 32 catches for 365 yards and 2 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
FB Cid Edwards 27 2 8 70 rushes for 350 yards, 1 td, & 19 catches for 150 yards and 1 td
WR John Gilliam 25 3 14 45 catches for 952 yards, 5 td, & 5 rushes for 68 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
WR Dave Williams 25 3 13 23 catches for 364 yards, 3 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1967
TE Jackie Smith* 30 7 14 37 catches for 687 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 43 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
LT Bob Reynolds 31 7 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
LG Irv Goode 30 8 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
C Wayne Mulligan 23 1 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1969
RG Clyde Williams 30 3 14
RT Ernie McMillan* 32 9 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
 Defensive Starters
LDE Rolf Krueger 24 1 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1969
LDT Fred Heron 26 4 13 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 45th pick / 1966
RDT Bob Rowe 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1967
RDE Chuck Walker 29 6 10 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
LLB Larry Stallings* 29 7 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
MLB Jamie Rivers 25 2 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1967
RLB Don Parish 22 Rook 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1970
LCB Miller Farr 27 5 14 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Roger Wehrli* 23 1 14 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
SS Jerry Stovall 29 7 11 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
FS Larry Wilson*+ 32 10 13 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Bakken 30 8 0 20 of 32 field goals & 37 of 38 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
P Chuck Latourette 25 3 3 65 punts for a 40.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Chuck Latourette 25 3 3 30 punt returns for a 5.7 average and 0 td
KR Chuck Latourette 25 3 3 13 kick returns for a 19.5 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
25 Jim Bakken 30 K 14 0 200 5-11 Wisconsin 11/2/1940 8 5 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
10 Pete Beathard 28 4 0 200 6-1 USC 3/7/1942 6 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 2nd pick / 1964
Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 1964
89 Robert Brown 27 14 1 225 6-2 Alcorn St. 1/1/1943 1 0
24 Terry Brown 23 10 1 205 6-0 Oklahoma St. 1/9/1947 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1969
31 Jerry Daanen 26 14 0 190 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/15/1944 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 205th pick / 1968
39 Cid Edwards 27 FB 11 8 230 6-3 Tennessee St. 10/10/1943 2 5
76 Vern Emerson 25 14 0 260 6-5 Minnesota-Duluth 9/2/1945 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 313th pick / 1968
20 Miller Farr 27 LCB 14 14 190 6-1 Wichita St. 4/8/1943 5 7
44 John Gilliam 25 WR 14 14 195 6-1 South Carolina St. 8/7/1945 3 14 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
55 Irv Goode 30 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Kentucky 10/12/1940 8 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
17 Jim Hart 26 QB 14 14 215 6-1 Southern Illinois 4/29/1944 4 12
56 Chip Healy 23 14 0 235 6-2 Vanderbilt 8/16/1947 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 71st pick / 1969
74 Fred Heron 26 LDT 14 13 260 6-4 San Jose St. 10/6/1944 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 45th pick / 1966
65 Chuck Hutchison 22 7 0 250 6-3 Ohio St. 11/17/1948 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1970
88 Fred Hyatt 24 10 0 200 6-3 Auburn 6/28/1946 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 40th pick / 1968
70 Rolf Krueger 24 LDE 14 14 253 6-4 Texas A&M 12/8/1946 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 35th pick / 1969
66 Mike LaHood 26 14 0 250 6-3 Wyoming 12/11/1944 1 4 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 51st pick / 1968
36 MacArthur Lane* 28 RB 14 14 220 6-1 Utah St. 3/16/1942 2 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1968
26 Chuck Latourette 25 KR 14 3 190 6-0 Rice 7/21/1945 3 3
83 Jim McFarland 23 9 0 225 6-5 Nebraska 10/4/1947 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 164th pick / 1970
73 Ernie McMillan* 32 RT 14 14 275 6-5 Illinois 2/21/1938 9 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
50 Wayne Mulligan 23 C 14 14 250 6-3 Clemson 5/5/1947 1 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1969
51 Dave Olerich 26 11 2 220 6-1 San Francisco 11/14/1944 3 3
57 Don Parish 22 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 Stanford 1/4/1948 Rook 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1970
28 Charlie Pittman 22 8 0 200 6-1 Penn St. 1/22/1948 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 58th pick / 1970
43 Tony Plummer 23 1 0 188 5-11 Pacific 1/21/1947 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 242nd pick / 1970
71 Bob Reynolds 31 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Bowling Green 1/22/1939 7 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
53 Jamie Rivers 25 MLB 14 12 245 6-2 Bowling Green 9/22/1945 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1967
23 Johnny Roland 27 14 6 220 6-2 Missouri 5/21/1943 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 54th pick / 1965
34 Rocky Rosema 24 4 0 230 6-2 Michigan 2/5/1946 2 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1968
75 Bob Rowe 25 RDT 14 14 270 6-4 West. Michigan 5/23/1945 3 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1967
82 Joe Schmiesing 25 14 5 245 6-4 Minnesota,New Mexico St. 4/1/1945 2 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 96th pick / 1968
27 Roy Shivers 29 12 0 200 5-11 Utah St. 7/5/1941 4 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 19th / 264th pick / 1965
68 Mike Siwek 22 2 0 265 6-3 West. Michigan 4/12/1948 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 11th / 267th pick / 1970
81 Jackie Smith* 30 TE 14 14 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/23/1940 7 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
87 Cal Snowden 24 14 0 253 6-4 Indiana 11/29/1946 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 227th pick / 1969
67 Larry Stallings* 29 LLB 14 14 230 6-1 Georgia Tech 12/11/1941 7 9 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
21 Jerry Stovall 29 SS 11 11 205 6-2 LSU 4/30/1941 7 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
79 Chuck Walker 29 RDE 11 10 250 6-3 Duke 8/10/1941 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
22 Roger Wehrli* 23 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Missouri 11/26/1947 1 10 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 19th pick / 1969
30 Paul White 22 5 0 200 6-0 Texas-El Paso 9/17/1948 Rook 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 214th pick / 1970
63 Clyde Williams 30 RG 14 14 250 6-3 Southern 7/27/1940 3 8
80 Dave Williams 25 WR 14 13 207 6-2 Washington 8/10/1945 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1967
8 Larry Wilson*+ 32 FS 13 13 190 6-0 Utah 3/24/1938 10 12 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
41 Nate Wright 23 14 0 180 5-11 San Diego St. 12/21/1947 1 3
Team Total 25.9 14 225.1 6-2.0 3.1