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1970 Boston Patriots

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2-12-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -15.9, Offense: -9.1, Defense: -6.8, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 149 points (10.6/g), 26th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 361 points (25.8/g), 26th.
 Differential of -212 points (-15.1/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 1.5-12.5.

Coach: John Mazur (1-6-0) and Clive Rush (1-6-0)

Stadium: Harvard Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Joe Kapp 32 3 10 98 for 219, 1,104 yards, 3 td, 17 int, & 20 rushes for 71 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 18th / 209th pick / 1959
RB Carl Garrett 23 1 12 88 rushes for 272 yards, 4 td, & 26 catches for 216 yards and 0 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
FB Jim Nance 28 5 13 145 rushes for 522 yards, 7 td, & 26 catches for 148 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
WR Ron Sellers 23 1 13 38 catches for 550 yards, 4 td Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1969
WR Bake Turner 30 8 13 28 catches for 428 yards, 2 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 163rd pick / 1962
TE Barry Brown 27 4 10 15 catches for 145 yards, 0 td Baltimore Colts / 19th / 266th pick / 1965
LT Tom Funchess 26 2 11 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1968
LG Mike Montler 26 1 11 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1969
C Jon Morris* 28 6 14 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
RG Len St. Jean 29 6 14 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
RT Tom Neville 27 5 13 1 fumble recovered Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Mel Witt 25 3 6 Boston Patriots / 5th / 128th pick / 1967
LDT Jim Lee Hunt 32 10 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
RDT Ron Berger 27 1 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDE Houston Antwine 31 9 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
LLB Ed Philpott 25 3 12 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
MLB Jim Cheyunski 25 2 11 Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
RLB John Bramlett 29 5 11 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LCB Larry Carwell 26 3 9 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1967
RCB Daryl Johnson 24 2 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 8th / 197th pick / 1968
SS Clarence Scott 26 1 14 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered
FS Don Webb 31 9 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
 Special Teams Starters
K Gino Cappelletti 36 10 0 6 of 15 field goals & 12 of 13 extra points
P Tom Janik 30 7 0 86 punts for a 39.1 average, 1 blocked Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
PR Carl Garrett 23 1 12 17 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
KR Odell Lawson 22 Rook 2 25 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 7th / 160th pick / 1970

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
65 Houston Antwine 31 RDE 14 14 270 6-0 Southern Illinois 4/11/1939 9 5 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 38th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 8th / 64th pick / 1961
51 Mike Ballou 23 lb 14 4 238 6-3 UCLA 9/11/1947 Rook 1 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1970
82 Tom Beer 26 te 14 4 235 6-4 Detroit Mercy,Houston 12/21/1944 3 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1967
88 Ron Berger 27 RDT 14 13 290 6-8 Wayne State (NE) 9/30/1943 1 4
27 Randy Beverly 26 db 13 3 190 5-11 Colorado St. 4/3/1944 3 2
22 Sid Blanks 30 14 0 200 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 4/29/1940 6 1 Houston Oilers / 5th / 38th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1964
57 John Bramlett 29 RLB 12 11 220 6-1 Memphis 7/7/1941 5 4
86 Barry Brown 27 TE 14 10 230 6-3 Florida 4/17/1943 4 1 Baltimore Colts / 19th / 266th pick / 1965
67 Gary Bugenhagen 25 lg 10 7 240 6-2 Syracuse 2/6/1945 3 2 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 102nd pick / 1967
20 Gino Cappelletti 36 K 13 0 190 6-0 Minnesota 3/26/1934 10 0
41 Larry Carwell 26 LCB 10 9 188 6-1 Iowa St. 8/5/1944 3 3 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1967
50 Jim Cheyunski 25 MLB 11 11 225 6-1 Syracuse 12/29/1945 2 4 Boston Patriots / 12th / 305th pick / 1968
81 Charley Frazier 31 wr 9 1 190 6-0 Texas Southern 8/12/1939 8 1
73 Tom Funchess 26 LT 11 11 265 6-5 Jackson St. 9/12/1944 2 4 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1968
30 Carl Garrett 23 PR 13 12 210 5-11 New Mex. Highlands 8/31/1947 1 4 Boston Patriots / 3rd / 58th pick / 1969
24 Bob Gladieux 23 8 0 195 5-11 Notre Dame 1/2/1947 1 0 Boston Patriots / 8th / 188th pick / 1969
7 Charlie Gogolak 26 6 0 165 5-10 Princeton 12/29/1944 4 0 Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 56th pick / 1966
79 Jim Lee Hunt 32 LDT 14 13 255 5-11 Prairie View 10/5/1938 10 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 16th / 181st pick / 1960
21 Tom Janik 30 P 14 0 190 6-3 Texas A&M,Texas A&M-Kingsville 9/6/1940 7 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 21st pick / 1963
Detroit Lions / 12th / 167th pick / 1963
23 Daryl Johnson 24 RCB 14 14 190 5-11 Morgan St. 8/11/1946 2 5 Boston Patriots / 8th / 197th pick / 1968
74 Ezell Jones 23 4 0 255 6-4 Minnesota 7/11/1947 1 2 New York Jets / 4th / 104th pick / 1969
11 Joe Kapp 32 QB 11 10 215 6-2 California 3/19/1938 3 -1 Washington Redskins / 18th / 209th pick / 1959
45 Dan Kecman 22 1 0 230 6-2 Maryland 6/10/1948 Rook 2
84 Gayle Knief 24 3 0 205 6-3 Morningside 12/28/1946 Rook 0
87 Ike Lassiter 30 lde 5 5 270 6-5 St. Augustine's 11/15/1940 8 2 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 115th pick / 1962
32 Odell Lawson 22 KR 14 2 218 6-2 Langston 12/20/1948 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 7th / 160th pick / 1970
66 Angelo Loukas 23 2 0 250 6-3 Northwestern 2/25/1947 1 2
28 Art McMahon 24 db 7 2 190 6-0 North Carolina St. 2/24/1946 2 2 Boston Patriots / 15th / 385th pick / 1968
76 Rex Mirich 29 dt 7 2 250 6-4 Northern Arizona 3/11/1941 6 1 Oakland Raiders / 20th / 153rd pick / 1963
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 212th pick / 1963
64 Mike Montler 26 LG 11 11 254 6-5 Colorado 1/10/1944 1 4 Boston Patriots / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1969
56 Jon Morris* 28 C 14 14 254 6-4 Holy Cross 4/5/1942 6 6 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964
Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
35 Jim Nance 28 FB 13 13 235 6-1 Syracuse 12/30/1942 5 5 Chicago Bears / 4th / 45th pick / 1965
Boston Patriots / 19th / 151st pick / 1965
77 Tom Neville 27 RT 13 13 260 6-4 Mississippi St. 8/12/1943 5 4 Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965
Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
44 John Outlaw 25 5 0 180 5-10 Jackson St. 1/8/1945 1 2 Boston Patriots / 10th / 249th pick / 1968
52 Ed Philpott 25 LLB 14 12 240 6-3 Miami (OH) 9/14/1945 3 5 Boston Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1967
33 Bill Rademacher 28 wr 14 1 190 6-1 Northern Michigan 5/13/1942 6 0
36 Eddie Ray 23 rb 5 1 240 6-2 LSU 4/5/1947 Rook 0 Boston Patriots / 4th / 83rd pick / 1970
49 Tom Richardson 26 1 0 195 6-2 Jackson St. 10/15/1944 1 0
54 Marty Schottenheimer 27 lb 12 4 225 6-3 Pittsburgh 9/23/1943 5 2 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 49th pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 56th pick / 1965
26 Clarence Scott 26 SS 14 14 186 6-1 Morgan St. 5/5/1944 1 5
34 Ron Sellers 23 WR 13 13 205 6-4 Florida St. 2/5/1947 1 5 Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1969
60 Len St. Jean 29 RG 14 14 250 5-11 Northern Michigan 10/27/1941 6 5 Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964
Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
17 Mike Taliaferro 29 qb 11 4 202 6-2 Illinois 7/26/1941 6 -1 New York Giants / 10th / 138th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 28th / 219th pick / 1963
40 Bake Turner 30 WR 14 13 179 6-1 Texas Tech 7/22/1940 8 4 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 163rd pick / 1962
42 Don Webb 31 FS 14 14 182 5-10 Iowa St. 5/22/1939 9 5 Boston Patriots / 24th / 186th pick / 1961
53 Fred Whittingham 31 13 0 240 6-1 BYU,Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/4/1939 6 2
55 J.R. Williamson 29 11 0 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 10/9/1941 6 2 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 71st pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 8th / 106th pick / 1964
85 Dennis Wirgowski 23 de 14 3 257 6-5 Purdue 9/20/1947 Rook 2 Boston Patriots / 9th / 212th pick / 1970
71 Mel Witt 25 LDE 14 6 250 6-3 Texas-Arlington 11/23/1945 3 2 Boston Patriots / 5th / 128th pick / 1967
Team Total 26.8 14 222.5 6-1.8 3.8