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1970 New Orleans Saints

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2-11-1, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.9, Offense: -4.6, Defense: -3.3, SoS: 4.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 172 points (12.3/g), 25th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 347 points (24.8/g), 24th.
 Differential of -175 points (-12.5/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 2.2-11.8.

Coach: Tom Fears (1-5-1) and J.D. Roberts (1-6-0)

Stadium: Tulane Stadium
 Training Camp: Bowling Green State (Bowling Green, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Billy Kilmer 31 9 10 135 for 237, 1,557 yards, 6 td, 17 int, & 12 rushes for 42 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
RB Tom Barrington 26 4 7 72 rushes for 228 yards, 2 td, & 22 catches for 130 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 38th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 142nd pick / 1966
FB Jim Otis 22 Rook 6 71 rushes for 211 yards, 0 td, & 20 catches for 124 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 9th / 218th pick / 1970
WR Danny Abramowicz 25 3 14 55 catches for 906 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 7 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 17th / 420th pick / 1967
WR Al Dodd 25 3 14 28 catches for 484 yards, 1 td, & 5 rushes for 31 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 90th pick / 1967
TE Dave Parks 29 6 11 26 catches for 447 yards, 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 1st pick / 1964
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1964
LT Don Talbert 31 8 14 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 34th / 271st pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 100th pick / 1961
LG Jake Kupp 29 6 14 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
C Jerry Sturm 34 9 10
RG Del Williams 25 3 14 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 79th pick / 1967
RT Errol Linden 33 9 14 Detroit Lions / 10th / 135th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 29th / 232nd pick / 1961
 Defensive Starters
LDE Richard Neal 23 1 12 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 45th pick / 1969
LDT Mike Tilleman 26 4 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
RDT Dave Rowe 25 3 14 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
RDE Dave Long 26 4 12 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 43rd pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 6th / 45th pick / 1966
LLB Mike Morgan 28 6 9 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 17th / 226th pick / 1964
MLB Dick Absher 26 3 10 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 125th pick / 1967
RLB Jackie Burkett 34 9 10 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
LCB Doug Wyatt 24 Rook 11 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 17th / 426th pick / 1970
RCB Delles Howell 22 Rook 10 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 88th pick / 1970
SS Hugo Hollas 25 Rook 8 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Joe Scarpati 27 6 10 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 13th / 100th pick / 1964
 Special Teams Starters
K Tom Dempsey 23 1 0 18 of 34 field goals & 16 of 17 extra points
P Julian Fagan 22 Rook 0 77 punts for a 42.5 average, 2 blocked Houston Oilers / 17th / 430th pick / 1970
PR Al Dodd 25 3 14 14 punt returns for a 9.2 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 90th pick / 1967
KR Al Dodd 25 3 14 15 kick returns for a 21.3 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 90th pick / 1967

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
46 Danny Abramowicz 25 WR 14 14 195 6-1 Xavier (OH) 7/13/1945 3 7 New Orleans Saints / 17th / 420th pick / 1967
53 Dick Absher 26 MLB 10 10 230 6-4 Maryland 4/19/1944 3 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 125th pick / 1967
38 Tony Baker 25 8 7 229 5-11 Iowa St. 2/16/1945 2 2
32 Tom Barrington 26 RB 12 7 213 6-1 Ohio St. 1/29/1944 4 2 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 38th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 142nd pick / 1966
82 Johnny Brewer 33 9 4 230 6-4 Mississippi 3/8/1937 9 0 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 41st pick / 1960
55 Jackie Burkett 34 RLB 14 10 230 6-4 Auburn 12/16/1936 9 5 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
00 Ken Burrough 22 12 0 215 6-3 Texas Southern 7/14/1948 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 10th pick / 1970
66 Bill Cody 26 14 0 230 6-2 Auburn 8/2/1944 4 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 67th pick / 1966
New York Jets / 15th / 132nd pick / 1966
59 Wayne Colman 24 14 5 230 6-2 Temple 4/13/1946 2 2
36 Dick Davis 24 4 2 215 5-11 Nebraska 11/28/1946 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 306th pick / 1969
19 Tom Dempsey 23 K 14 0 255 6-2 Palomar College 1/12/1947 1 3
25 Al Dodd 25 KR 14 14 185 6-0 NW State (LA) 8/21/1945 3 4 Chicago Bears / 4th / 90th pick / 1967
47 Bill Dusenbery 22 8 0 198 6-2 Johnson C. Smith 9/15/1948 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 40th pick / 1970
52 Frank Emanuel 28 3 0 225 6-3 Tennessee 12/4/1942 4 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 9th pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 52nd pick / 1966
84 Larry Estes 24 14 0 255 6-6 Alcorn St. 12/9/1946 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 8th / 192nd pick / 1970
10 Julian Fagan 22 P 14 0 205 6-3 Mississippi 2/21/1948 Rook 2 Houston Oilers / 17th / 430th pick / 1970
56 Hap Farber 22 5 0 220 6-1 Mississippi 7/1/1948 Rook 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 181st pick / 1970
40 Earl Gros 30 1 0 220 6-3 LSU 8/29/1940 8 0 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 14th pick / 1962
Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1962
14 Ed Hargett 23 qb 10 4 185 5-11 Texas A&M 6/26/1947 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 16th / 397th pick / 1969
49 Major Hazelton 26 3 2 185 6-1 Florida A&M 9/9/1944 2 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 57th pick / 1968
18 Hugo Hollas 25 SS 11 8 190 6-1 Rice 11/30/1945 Rook 5
29 Gene Howard 24 8 6 190 6-0 Langston 12/22/1946 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 175th pick / 1968
20 Delles Howell 22 RCB 13 10 200 6-3 Grambling St. 8/22/1948 Rook 5 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 88th pick / 1970
52 Harry Jacobs 33 6 4 226 6-1 Bradley 2/4/1937 10 2 Detroit Lions / 11th / 125th pick / 1959
17 Billy Kilmer 31 QB 13 10 204 6-0 UCLA 9/5/1939 9 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1961
San Diego Chargers / 5th / 39th pick / 1961
50 Jake Kupp 29 LG 14 14 248 6-3 Washington 3/12/1941 6 4 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
22 Gary Lewis 28 1 0 225 6-3 Washington St.,Arizona St. 2/22/1942 6 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 71st pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 22nd / 169th pick / 1964
70 Errol Linden 33 RT 14 14 258 6-5 Houston 10/21/1937 9 4 Detroit Lions / 10th / 135th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 29th / 232nd pick / 1961
48 Andy Livingston 26 1 1 236 6-1 Phoenix College (JC) 10/21/1944 6 0
89 Dave Long 26 RDE 12 12 245 6-4 Iowa 9/6/1944 4 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 43rd pick / 1966
Houston Oilers / 6th / 45th pick / 1966
43 Dicky Lyons 23 4 3 191 6-0 Kentucky 8/11/1947 Rook 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 103rd pick / 1969
36 Don McCall 26 2 1 195 5-11 USC 9/21/1944 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 108th pick / 1967
57 Mike Morgan 28 LLB 9 9 242 6-4 LSU 1/31/1942 6 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 17th / 226th pick / 1964
87 Richard Neal 23 LDE 12 12 260 6-3 Southern 9/27/1947 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 45th pick / 1969
24 Elijah Nevett 26 11 6 185 6-0 Clark (GA) 4/28/1944 3 3
36 Vic Nyvall 22 2 1 185 5-10 NW State (LA) 4/29/1948 Rook 0
35 Jim Otis 22 FB 13 6 220 6-0 Ohio St. 4/29/1948 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 9th / 218th pick / 1970
83 Dave Parks 29 TE 13 11 220 6-2 Texas Tech 12/25/1941 6 3 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 1st pick / 1964
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1964
22 Elijah Pitts 32 6 3 204 6-1 Philander Smith 2/3/1938 9 1 Green Bay Packers / 13th / 180th pick / 1961
85 Ray Poage 30 12 3 208 6-4 Texas 11/14/1940 7 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 11th pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 31st pick / 1963
16 Steve Ramsey 22 1 0 210 6-2 North Texas 4/22/1948 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 126th pick / 1970
75 Mike Richey 23 5 0 263 6-4 North Carolina 1/30/1947 1 2 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 79th pick / 1969
76 Dave Rowe 25 RDT 14 14 280 6-7 Penn St. 6/20/1945 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
21 Joe Scarpati 27 FS 14 10 185 5-10 North Carolina St. 3/5/1943 6 4 Boston Patriots / 13th / 100th pick / 1964
30 Bob Shaw 23 4 0 194 6-0 Winston-Salem St. 3/16/1947 Rook 0
67 John Shinners 23 9 4 255 6-3 Xavier (OH) 3/1/1947 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 17th pick / 1969
73 Jerry Sturm 34 C 10 10 260 6-3 Illinois 12/31/1936 9 4
60 Doug Sutherland 22 10 0 250 6-3 Wisc-Superior 8/1/1948 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
79 Clovis Swinney 25 14 0 249 6-3 Arkansas,Arkansas St. 8/17/1945 Rook 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1970
72 Don Talbert 31 LT 14 14 255 6-5 Texas 3/1/1939 8 4 Houston Oilers / 34th / 271st pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 100th pick / 1961
77 Mike Taylor 25 11 0 255 6-4 USC 5/5/1945 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 10th pick / 1968
74 Mike Tilleman 26 LDT 14 14 272 6-7 Montana 3/30/1944 4 5 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 163rd pick / 1965
71 Willie Townes 27 6 4 260 6-4 Indiana,Tulsa 7/21/1943 4 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1966
42 Claxton Welch 23 1 0 203 5-11 Oregon 7/3/1947 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 230th pick / 1969
39 Ernie Wheelwright 31 4 0 235 6-3 Southern Illinois 11/28/1939 6 0
61 Del Williams 25 14 14 240 6-2 Florida St. 11/9/1945 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 79th pick / 1967
23 Doug Wyatt 24 LCB 14 11 195 6-1 Tulsa 10/18/1946 Rook 5 New Orleans Saints / 17th / 426th pick / 1970
Team Total 26.0 14 223.6 6-2.1 3.3