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1970 Oakland Raiders

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8-4-2, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.0, Offense: 2.3, Defense: -1.3, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 300 points (21.4/g), 9th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 293 points (20.9/g), 19th.
 Differential of 7 points (0.5/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-6.8.

Coach: John Madden (8-4-2)

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
 Training Camp: El Rancho Tropicana (Santa Rosa, California)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Daryle Lamonica* 29 7 14 179 for 356, 2,516 yards, 22 td, 15 int, & 8 rushes for 24 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 12th / 168th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1963
RB Charlie Smith 24 2 14 168 rushes for 681 yards, 3 td, & 23 catches for 173 yards and 2 td Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1968
FB Hewritt Dixon* 30 7 14 197 rushes for 861 yards, 1 td, & 31 catches for 207 yards and 1 td Denver Broncos / 8th / 60th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 151st pick / 1963
WR Fred Biletnikoff* 27 5 14 45 catches for 768 yards, 7 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
WR Warren Wells* 28 6 13 43 catches for 935 yards, 11 td, & 3 rushes for 34 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 12th / 160th pick / 1964
TE Raymond Chester* 22 Rook 12 42 catches for 556 yards, 7 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
LT Art Shell 24 2 14 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
LG Gene Upshaw+ 25 3 14 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
C Jim Otto*+ 32 10 14 1 fumble recovered
RG Jim Harvey 27 4 14 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
RT Harry Schuh* 28 5 13 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tony Cline 22 Rook 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 102nd pick / 1970
LDT Carleton Oats 28 5 13 Oakland Raiders / 21st / 167th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 215th pick / 1964
RDT Tom Keating 28 6 12 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
RDE Ben Davidson 30 9 14 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
LLB Bill Laskey 27 5 14 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
MLB Dan Conners 29 6 10 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
RLB Gus Otto 27 5 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
LCB Kent McCloughan 30 5 10 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 34th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1965
RCB Nemiah Wilson 27 5 11 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS George Atkinson 23 2 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
FS Dave Grayson 31 9 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 43 21 0 16 of 29 field goals & 36 of 36 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Mike Eischeid 30 4 0 79 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blocked
PR Alvin Wyatt 23 Rook 0 25 punt returns for a 9.2 average and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 6th / 154th pick / 1970
KR George Atkinson 23 2 14 23 kick returns for a 25.0 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 George Atkinson 23 KR 14 14 180 6-0 Morris Brown 1/4/1947 2 7 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 190th pick / 1968
40 Pete Banaszak 26 10 0 210 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/21/1944 4 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 59th pick / 1966
50 Duane Benson 25 14 0 215 6-2 Hamline 8/5/1945 3 4 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 280th pick / 1967
25 Fred Biletnikoff* 27 WR 14 14 190 6-1 Florida St. 2/23/1943 5 9 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 11th pick / 1965
Detroit Lions / 3rd / 39th pick / 1965
16 George Blanda 43 K 14 0 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 21 4 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
24 Willie Brown* 30 rcb 8 7 195 6-1 Grambling St. 12/2/1940 7 6
48 Bill Budness 27 mlb 14 4 218 6-2 Boston Univ. 1/30/1943 6 3 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 31st pick / 1964
64 George Buehler 23 14 0 260 6-2 Stanford 8/10/1947 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1969
89 Drew Buie 23 14 0 185 6-0 Catawba 7/12/1947 1 1 Oakland Raiders / 9th / 234th pick / 1969
87 Raymond Chester* 22 TE 14 12 232 6-3 Morgan St. 6/28/1948 Rook 6 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 24th pick / 1970
84 Tony Cline 22 LDE 14 12 244 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/25/1948 Rook 6 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 102nd pick / 1970
55 Dan Conners 29 MLB 10 10 230 6-2 Miami (FL) 2/6/1941 6 5 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 15th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 5th / 70th pick / 1964
83 Ben Davidson 30 RDE 14 14 275 6-8 Washington 6/14/1940 9 6 New York Giants / 4th / 46th pick / 1961
35 Hewritt Dixon* 30 FB 14 14 230 6-1 Florida A&M 1/8/1940 7 9 Denver Broncos / 8th / 60th pick / 1963
Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 151st pick / 1963
71 Al Dotson 27 dt 11 2 260 6-4 Grambling St. 2/25/1943 5 2 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 24th pick / 1965
11 Mike Eischeid 30 P 14 0 190 6-0 Upper Iowa 9/29/1940 4 1
45 Dave Grayson 31 FS 14 14 187 5-10 Oregon 6/6/1939 9 6
70 Jim Harvey 27 RG 14 14 255 6-5 Mississippi 8/20/1943 4 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 59th pick / 1965
32 Don Highsmith 22 8 0 210 6-0 Michigan St. 3/12/1948 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 13th / 336th pick / 1970
44 Marv Hubbard 24 13 0 225 6-1 Colgate 5/7/1946 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 277th pick / 1968
86 Gerald Irons 23 14 0 230 6-2 Md-Eastern Shore 5/2/1947 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 76th pick / 1970
74 Tom Keating 28 RDT 13 12 247 6-2 Michigan 9/2/1942 6 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 34th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 53rd pick / 1964
38 Ted Koy 23 14 0 212 6-2 Texas 9/15/1947 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 50th pick / 1970
3 Daryle Lamonica* 29 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Notre Dame 7/17/1941 7 11 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 168th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 24th / 188th pick / 1963
42 Bill Laskey 27 LLB 14 14 235 6-3 Michigan 2/10/1943 5 7
37 Jacque MacKinnon 32 te 4 2 235 6-4 Colgate 11/10/1938 9 0 San Diego Chargers / 33rd / 264th pick / 1962
Philadelphia Eagles / 20th / 280th pick / 1961
47 Kent McCloughan 30 LCB 13 10 190 6-1 Nebraska 2/12/1940 5 6 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 34th pick / 1965
Houston Oilers / 11th / 82nd pick / 1965
85 Carleton Oats 28 LDT 13 13 260 6-3 Florida A&M 4/24/1942 5 6 Oakland Raiders / 21st / 167th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 16th / 215th pick / 1964
34 Gus Otto 27 RLB 14 14 220 6-1 Missouri 12/8/1943 5 6 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 27th pick / 1965
00 Jim Otto*+ 32 C 14 14 255 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/5/1938 10 12
79 Harry Schuh* 28 RT 14 13 260 6-3 Memphis 9/25/1942 5 8 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
78 Art Shell 24 LT 14 14 265 6-5 Md-Eastern Shore 11/26/1946 2 6 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 80th pick / 1968
13 Rod Sherman 26 wr 14 1 190 6-0 UCLA,USC 12/25/1944 3 3 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 54th pick / 1966
23 Charlie Smith 24 RB 14 14 205 6-0 Utah 1/18/1946 2 7 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1968
12 Ken Stabler 25 3 0 215 6-3 Alabama 12/25/1945 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1968
76 Bob Svihus 27 t 13 1 245 6-4 USC 6/21/1943 5 1 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 19th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 53rd pick / 1965
80 Art Thoms 24 dt 6 3 260 6-5 Syracuse 10/20/1946 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 22nd pick / 1969
22 Larry Todd 28 10 0 185 6-1 Arizona St. 10/7/1942 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 44th pick / 1965
63 Gene Upshaw+ 25 LG 14 14 255 6-5 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/15/1945 3 12 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 1967
20 Jimmy Warren 31 10 0 175 5-11 Illinois 7/20/1939 6 3
49 Carl Weathers 22 7 0 220 6-2 San Diego St. 1/14/1948 Rook 3
81 Warren Wells* 28 WR 14 13 190 6-1 Texas Southern 11/14/1942 6 11 Detroit Lions / 12th / 160th pick / 1964
26 Nemiah Wilson 27 RCB 14 11 165 6-0 Grambling St. 4/6/1943 5 5
41 Alvin Wyatt 23 PR 11 0 184 5-10 Bethune-Cookman 12/13/1947 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 154th pick / 1970
Team Total 26.9 14 220.9 6-1.9 4.3