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1970 New York Jets

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4-10-0, AFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.9, Offense: -2.2, Defense: -2.7, SoS: -2.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 255 points (18.2/g), 17th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 286 points (20.4/g), 18th.
 Differential of -31 points (-2.2/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-7.9.

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (4-10-0)

Stadium: Shea Stadium
 Training Camp: Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York)

Team Info

Principal Owner Leon Hess
Head Coach/General Manager Weeb Ewbank
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 255 3960 884 4.5 33 11 18 230 193 386 2307 14 22 5.5 122 463 1653 11 3.6 90
Team Defense 286 3655 826 4.4 34 11 29 216 165 383 2372 20 23 5.7 122 408 1283 7 3.1 65
Lg Rank Offense 17 14 13 3 10 15 13 16 15 16 8 13 12 17
Lg Rank Defense 18 5 14 23 12 17 20 22 6 15 6 2 4 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 21 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cleveland Browns 21 31 31 454 286 168 4 20 221 145 76
2 Sun September 27 boxscore W 1-1 @ Boston Patriots 31 21 18 283 96 187 2 12 209 139 70 3
3 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-2 @ Buffalo Bills 31 34 11 337 228 109 20 401 252 149 5
4 Sat October 10 boxscore L 1-3 Miami Dolphins 6 20 14 263 224 39 3 20 312 195 117 1
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-4 Baltimore Colts 22 29 22 398 361 37 6 14 254 176 78 4
6 Sun October 25 boxscore L 1-5 Buffalo Bills 6 10 10 119 33 86 2 15 193 104 89 2
7 Sun November 1 boxscore L 1-6 New York Giants 10 22 16 237 135 102 4 15 240 140 100
8 Sun November 8 boxscore L 1-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 21 20 246 142 104 3 14 277 123 154 2
9 Sun November 15 boxscore W 2-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 31 20 15 386 233 153 2 12 325 274 51 4
10 Sun November 22 boxscore W 3-7 Boston Patriots 17 3 19 293 141 152 2 5 80 57 23 1
11 Sun November 29 boxscore W 4-7 Minnesota Vikings 20 10 15 261 74 187 11 167 108 59 4
12 Sun December 6 boxscore L 4-8 Oakland Raiders 13 14 12 257 99 158 2 16 250 179 71 3
13 Sun December 13 boxscore L 4-9 @ Miami Dolphins 10 16 14 214 86 128 3 19 269 125 144 3
14 Sat December 19 boxscore L 4-10 @ Baltimore Colts 20 35 13 212 169 43 23 457 355 102 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
18 Al Woodall 25 QB 10 9 3-6-0 96 188 51.1 1265 9 4.8 9 4.8 67 6.7 5.5 13.2 126.5 68.7 29 222 4.81 3.77 13.4
12 Joe Namath 27 qb 5 5 1-4-0 90 179 50.3 1259 5 2.8 12 6.7 72 7.0 4.6 14.0 251.8 54.7 6 63 6.46 4.09 3.2
15 Bob Davis 25 1 0 6 17 35.3 66 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 3.9 3.9 11.0 66.0 47.7 0 0 3.88 3.88 0.0
7 Eddie Bell 24 14 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
20 Steve O'Neal 24 P 14 0 1 1 100.0 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.1 79.2 0 0 2.00 2.00 0.0
Team Total 25.7 14 4-10-0 193 386 50.0 2592 14 3.6 22 5.7 72 6.7 4.9 13.4 185.1 60.1 35 285 5.48 3.79 8.3 0 0
Opp Total 14 165 383 43.1 2680 20 5.2 23 6.0 7.0 5.34 16.2 191.4 59.5 35 308 5.7 4.2 8.4

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
32 Emerson Boozer 27 FB 10 10 139 581 5 27 4.2 58.1 13.9 28 258 9.2 0 33 2.8 25.8 839 5 2
37 George Nock 24 RB 14 9 135 402 5 19 3.0 28.7 9.6 18 146 8.1 1 21 1.3 10.4 548 6 4
34 Lee White 24 14 6 70 215 0 16 3.1 15.4 5.0 12 125 10.4 1 19 0.9 8.9 340 1 3
41 Matt Snell 29 3 3 64 281 1 19 4.4 93.7 21.3 2 26 13.0 0 27 0.7 8.7 307 1 2
18 Al Woodall 25 QB 10 9 28 110 0 27 3.9 11.0 2.8 110 0 2
30 Chuck Mercein 27 9 0 20 44 0 10 2.2 4.9 2.2 3 27 9.0 1 15 0.3 3.0 71 1 1
7 Eddie Bell 24 14 2 2 -7 0 0 -3.5 -0.5 0.1 21 246 11.7 2 26 1.5 17.6 239 2 0
15 Bob Davis 25 1 0 2 11 0 10 5.5 11.0 2.0 11 0 0
12 Joe Namath 27 qb 5 5 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 -1 0 1
20 Steve O'Neal 24 P 14 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 1.1 0.1 16 0 0
11 Jim Turner 29 K 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 0 0
13 Don Maynard 35 WR 10 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 525 16.9 0 47 3.1 52.5 525 0 1
83 George Sauer 27 WR 14 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 510 16.5 4 67 2.2 36.4 510 4 0
87 Pete Lammons 27 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 316 12.6 2 30 1.8 22.6 316 2 1
88 Rich Caster 22 14 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 393 20.7 3 72 1.4 28.1 393 3 0
40 Mike Battle 24 KR/PR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.1 2 0 2
42 Cliff McClain 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.1 11 0 1
89 Wayne Stewart 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 1.0 7 0 0
Team Total 25.7 14 463 1653 11 27 3.6 118.1 33.1 193 2592 13.4 14 72 13.8 185.1 4245 25 20
Opp Total 14 408 1283 7 3.1 91.6 29.1 165 2372 14.4 20 11.8 169.4 3655 27 22

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
40 Mike Battle 24 KR/PR 14 0 19 117 0 21 6.2 40 891 0 41 22.3 1010
7 Eddie Bell 24 14 2 7 33 0 12 4.7 3 61 0 28 20.3 333
42 Cliff McClain 23 10 0 4 70 0 27 17.5 81
30 Chuck Mercein 27 9 0 4 32 0 20 8.0 103
88 Rich Caster 22 14 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 393
28 Cecil Leonard 24 5 0 1 35 0 35 35.0 35
37 George Nock 24 RB 14 9 1 18 0 18 18.0 566
35 Dennis Onkotz 22 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
21 Steve Tannen 22 LCB 14 14 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -1
Team Total 25.7 14 26 150 0 21 5.8 56 1106 0 41 19.8 5501
Opp Total 14 42 380 0 9.0 58 1210 2 20.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
20 Steve O'Neal 24 P 14 0 73 2925 64 1 40.1
11 Jim Turner 29 K 14 0 2 2 9 8 11 7 10 2 3 35 19 54.3% 28 28 100.0%
Team Total 25.7 14 2 2 9 8 11 7 10 2 3 35 19 54.3% 28 28 100.0% 73 2925 64 1 40.1
Opp Total 14 32 18 56.3% 33 32 97.0% 68 2645 38.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
33 W.K. Hicks 28 FS 14 14 8 99 0 35 0 0 0 1 0 0
60 Larry Grantham 32 RLB 14 14 3 51 1 41 0 0 0 3 0 0
37 George Nock 24 RB 14 9 0 4 0 0 0
34 Lee White 24 14 6 0 3 1 0 0
62 Al Atkinson 27 MLB 14 14 3 50 0 32 0
51 Ralph Baker 28 LLB 14 14 2 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
32 Emerson Boozer 27 FB 10 10 0 2 1 0 0
48 Gus Hollomon 25 SS 14 13 3 11 0 8 0
66 Randy Rasmussen 25 LG 13 13 0 0 3 3 0
21 Steve Tannen 22 LCB 14 14 2 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Mike Battle 24 KR/PR 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
80 John Elliott* 26 RDT 14 14 0 0 2 0 0 1
42 Cliff McClain 23 10 0 0 1 1 0 0
41 Matt Snell 29 3 3 0 2 0 0 0
45 Earlie Thomas 25 RCB 14 14 2 46 1 36 0
18 Al Woodall 25 QB 10 9 0 2 0 0 0
86 Verlon Biggs 27 RDE 13 13 0 0 1 0 0
55 John Ebersole 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Pete Lammons 27 TE 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
57 John Little 23 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
84 Mark Lomas 22 LDT 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
13 Don Maynard 35 WR 10 8 0 1 0 0 0
30 Chuck Mercein 27 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
12 Joe Namath 27 qb 5 5 0 1 0 0 0
83 George Sauer 27 WR 14 12 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.7 14 23 281 2 41 0 0 20 19 3 0 1
Opp Total 14 35 22 11 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
11 Jim Turner 29 K 14 0 28 19 85
37 George Nock 24 RB 14 9 5 1 6 36
32 Emerson Boozer 27 FB 10 10 5 5 30
83 George Sauer 27 WR 14 12 4 4 24
88 Rich Caster 22 14 6 3 3 18
7 Eddie Bell 24 14 2 2 2 12
87 Pete Lammons 27 TE 14 14 2 2 12
60 Larry Grantham 32 RLB 14 14 1 1 6
30 Chuck Mercein 27 9 0 1 1 6
41 Matt Snell 29 3 3 1 1 6
21 Steve Tannen 22 LCB 14 14 1 1 6
45 Earlie Thomas 25 RCB 14 14 1 1 6
34 Lee White 24 14 6 1 1 6
80 John Elliott* 26 RDT 14 14 1 2
Team Total 25.7 14 11 14 2 1 28 28 19 1 255
Opp Total 14 7 20 2 1 3 32 18 1 286