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1970 Dallas Cowboys

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10-4-0, NFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.0, Offense: 2.5, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (21.4/g), 10th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 221 points (15.8/g), 4th.
 Differential of 78 points (5.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 9.4-4.6.

Coach: Tom Landry (10-4-0)

Stadium: Cotton Bowl
 Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

Team Info

Principal Owner Clint Murchison Jr.
President/General Manager Tex Schramm
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 299 4449 858 5.2 28 12 15 229 149 297 2149 18 16 6.4 95 522 2300 16 4.4 119
Team Defense 221 3569 855 4.2 39 15 13 205 193 399 1913 10 24 4.3 105 415 1656 10 4.0 87
Lg Rank Offense 10 4 7 5 11 24 16 9 8 3 1 1 3 4
Lg Rank Defense 4 4 5 12 6 21 3 2 5 2 8 10 9 16

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 20 boxscore W 1-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17 7 20 297 99 198 3 13 225 121 104 4
2 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-0 New York Giants 28 10 24 360 161 199 2 15 238 139 99 3
3 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 7 20 17 269 128 141 2 15 309 164 145 2
4 Sun October 11 boxscore W 3-1 Atlanta Falcons 13 0 13 257 39 218 3 9 128 44 84 3
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L 3-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 54 14 286 126 160 4 19 258 145 113
6 Sun October 25 boxscore W 4-2 @ Kansas City Chiefs 27 16 15 327 132 195 1 12 236 183 53 3
7 Sun November 1 boxscore W 5-2 Philadelphia Eagles 21 17 8 278 232 46 1 20 396 245 151 4
8 Sun November 8 boxscore L 5-3 @ New York Giants 20 23 9 263 161 102 20 338 136 202 3
9 Mon November 16 boxscore L 5-4 St. Louis Cardinals 0 38 14 243 140 103 6 19 392 150 242 1
10 Sun November 22 boxscore W 6-4 @ Washington Redskins 45 21 22 370 189 181 1 20 304 135 169 2
11 Thu November 26 boxscore W 7-4 Green Bay Packers 16 3 15 352 201 151 9 129 51 78 1
12 Sun December 6 boxscore W 8-4 Washington Redskins 34 0 24 424 148 276 1 9 166 99 67 4
13 Sat December 12 boxscore W 9-4 @ Cleveland Browns 6 2 12 174 52 122 1 13 299 236 63 4
14 Sun December 20 boxscore W 10-4 Houston Oilers 52 10 22 549 341 208 3 12 151 65 86 5
Playoffs
Division Sat December 26 boxscore W 11-4 Detroit Lions 5 0 14 231 22 209 1 7 156 80 76 3
ConfChamp Sun January 3 boxscore W 12-4 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 10 22 319 90 229 1 15 307 246 61 2
SuperBowl Sun January 17 boxscore L 12-5 N Baltimore Colts 13 16 9 217 113 104 4 14 329 260 69 7

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Craig Morton 27 QB 12 11 8-3-0 102 207 49.3 1819 15 7.2 7 3.4 89 8.8 8.7 17.8 151.6 89.8 20 166 7.28 7.22 8.8 0 1
12 Roger Staubach 28 qb 8 3 2-1-0 44 82 53.7 542 2 2.4 8 9.8 43 6.6 2.7 12.3 67.8 42.9 19 130 4.08 0.91 18.8
35 Calvin Hill 23 RB 12 9 1 4 25.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 3.0 3.0 12.0 1.0 39.6 0 0 3.00 3.00 0.0
30 Dan Reeves 26 14 1 1 3 33.3 14 0 0.0 1 33.3 14 4.7 -10.3 14.0 1.0 9.7 0 0 4.67 -10.33 0.0
19 Lance Rentzel 27 WR 11 11 1 1 100.0 58 1 100.0 0 0.0 58 58.0 78.0 58.0 5.3 158.3 0 0 58.00 78.00 0.0
Team Total 26.3 14 10-4-0 149 297 50.2 2445 18 6.1 16 5.4 89 8.2 7.0 16.4 174.6 75.9 39 296 6.40 5.32 11.6 0 1
Opp Total 14 193 399 48.4 2226 10 2.5 24 6.0 5.6 3.37 11.5 159.0 48.9 41 313 4.3 2.3 9.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 Calvin Hill 23 RB 12 9 153 577 4 20 3.8 48.1 12.8 13 95 7.3 0 21 1.1 7.9 672 4 4
33 Duane Thomas 23 fb/KR/rb 14 8 151 803 5 47 5.3 57.4 10.8 10 73 7.3 0 17 0.7 5.2 876 5 6
32 Walt Garrison 26 FB 11 10 126 507 3 18 4.0 46.1 11.5 21 205 9.8 2 36 1.9 18.6 712 5 2
30 Dan Reeves 26 14 1 35 84 2 8 2.4 6.0 2.5 12 140 11.7 0 23 0.9 10.0 224 2 4
12 Roger Staubach 28 qb 8 3 27 221 0 25 8.2 27.6 3.4 221 0 4
14 Craig Morton 27 QB 12 11 16 37 0 11 2.3 3.1 1.3 37 0 1
42 Claxton Welch 23 8 0 5 13 1 5 2.6 1.6 0.6 13 1 0
22 Bob Hayes 28 PR/WR 13 9 4 34 1 13 8.5 2.6 0.3 34 889 26.1 10 89 2.6 68.4 923 11 5
24 Dennis Homan 24 wr 10 6 2 -3 0 0 -1.5 -0.3 0.2 7 105 15.0 0 43 0.7 10.5 102 0 0
84 Pettis Norman 31 TE 14 14 2 16 0 22 8.0 1.1 0.1 6 70 11.7 0 23 0.4 5.0 86 0 0
19 Lance Rentzel 27 WR 11 11 1 11 0 11 11.0 1.0 0.1 28 556 19.9 5 86 2.5 50.5 567 5 1
88 Reggie Rucker 23 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 200 22.2 1 52 1.3 28.6 200 1 0
89 Mike Ditka 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 98 12.3 0 26 0.6 7.0 98 0 0
60 Steve Kiner 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.0 14 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 522 2300 16 47 4.4 164.3 37.3 149 2445 16.4 18 89 10.6 174.6 4745 34 29
Opp Total 14 415 1656 10 4.0 118.3 29.6 193 1913 9.9 10 13.8 136.6 3569 20 25

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
33 Duane Thomas 23 fb/KR/rb 14 8 19 416 0 33 21.9 1292
22 Bob Hayes 28 PR/WR 13 9 15 116 0 34 7.7 1039
20 Mel Renfro* 29 RCB 14 14 13 77 0 29 5.9 77
23 Margene Adkins 23 5 0 4 44 0 24 11.0 7 149 0 27 21.3 193
46 Mark Washington 23 14 0 5 242 1 100 48.4 242
60 Steve Kiner 23 14 0 3 50 0 18 16.7 64
45 Richmond Flowers 23 db 14 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
43 Cliff Harris 22 fs 11 5 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
41 Charlie Waters 22 FS 14 6 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Team Total 26.3 14 32 237 0 34 7.4 37 888 1 100 24.0 5870
Opp Total 14 38 281 1 7.4 60 1142 0 19.0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
10 Ron Widby 25 P 14 0 69 2847 59 1 41.3
83 Mike Clark 30 K 14 0 7 7 6 3 9 6 5 2 27 18 66.7% 35 35 100.0%
Team Total 26.3 14 7 7 6 3 9 6 5 2 27 18 66.7% 35 35 100.0% 69 2847 59 1 41.3
Opp Total 14 26 17 65.4% 24 24 100.0% 74 3041 41.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
22 Bob Hayes 28 PR/WR 13 9 0 5 2 0 0
20 Mel Renfro* 29 RCB 14 14 4 3 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0
33 Duane Thomas 23 fb/KR/rb 14 8 0 6 1 0 0
41 Charlie Waters 22 FS 14 6 5 45 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Cliff Harris 22 fs 11 5 2 66 0 60 0 0 0 3 31 0
54 Chuck Howley+ 34 RLB 14 14 2 18 0 17 0 0 0 3 36 0
12 Roger Staubach 28 qb 8 3 0 4 1 0 0
35 Calvin Hill 23 RB 12 9 0 4 0 0 0
30 Dan Reeves 26 14 1 0 4 0 -20 0
26 Herb Adderley 31 LCB 14 14 3 69 0 30 0
66 George Andrie 30 RDE 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
52 Dave Edwards 31 LLB 13 13 2 2 0 2 0
32 Walt Garrison 26 FB 11 10 0 2 0 0 0
34 Cornell Green 30 SS 14 14 1 59 0 59 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 Lee Roy Jordan 29 MLB 14 14 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
14 Craig Morton 27 QB 12 11 0 1 1 0 0
61 Blaine Nye 24 RG 14 12 0 0 2 3 0
19 Lance Rentzel 27 WR 11 11 0 1 1 0 0
46 Mark Washington 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 Margene Adkins 23 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
83 Mike Clark 30 K 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 Ron East 27 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
45 Richmond Flowers 23 db 14 3 0 0 1 0 0
60 Steve Kiner 23 14 0 1 28 0 28 0
50 D.D. Lewis 25 12 1 0 0 1 0 0
72 Tony Liscio 30 LT 11 7 0 0 1 0 0
51 Dave Manders 29 C 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
84 Pettis Norman 31 TE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
75 Jethro Pugh 26 LDT 14 14 1 0 0 0 0
56 Thomas Stincic 24 14 0 1 11 0 11 0
Team Total 26.3 14 24 307 0 60 0 0 29 29 50 0
Opp Total 14 39 25 10 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Mike Clark 30 K 14 0 35 18 89
22 Bob Hayes 28 PR/WR 13 9 1 10 11 66
32 Walt Garrison 26 FB 11 10 3 2 5 30
19 Lance Rentzel 27 WR 11 11 5 5 30
33 Duane Thomas 23 fb/KR/rb 14 8 5 5 30
35 Calvin Hill 23 RB 12 9 4 4 24
30 Dan Reeves 26 14 1 2 2 12
88 Reggie Rucker 23 7 2 1 1 6
46 Mark Washington 23 14 0 1 1 6
42 Claxton Welch 23 8 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 14 16 18 1 35 35 18 299
Opp Total 14 10 10 1 1 1 24 17 1 221