1970 San Francisco 49ers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-3-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Dick Nolan (10-3-1)
Location: San Francisco, California
1970 San Francisco 49ers Roster
The San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 10 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
On offense, the 49ers scored 352 points, best in the league. On the other side of the ball, the defense conceded 267 points. John Brodie tossed for 2,941 yards. Gene Washington topped the receiving corps, grabbing 53 balls for 1,100 yards.
Ken Willard carried the pigskin for a team-leading 789 yards.
The ball-hawking defense pounced on 42 turnovers. Skip Vanderbundt, Bruce Taylor, Frank Nunley, Rosey Taylor and Mel Phillips each intercepted 3 opponent throws.
Dick Nolan coached the team. The 1970 San Francisco 49ers lost in the Conference Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 352
Regular Season Points Against: 267
|September 20, 1970||Washington Redskins 17 at San Francisco 49ers 26||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 27, 1970||Cleveland Browns 31 at San Francisco 49ers 34||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0|
|October 4, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 20 at Atlanta Falcons 21||L||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 20 at Los Angeles Rams 6||W||2-0-0||1-1-0||3-1-0|
|October 18, 1970||New Orleans Saints 20 at San Francisco 49ers 20||T||2-0-1||1-1-0||3-1-1|
|October 25, 1970||Denver Broncos 14 at San Francisco 49ers 19||W||3-0-1||1-1-0||4-1-1|
|November 1, 1970||Green Bay Packers 10 at San Francisco 49ers 26||W||4-0-1||1-1-0||5-1-1|
|November 8, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 37 at Chicago Bears 16||W||4-0-1||2-1-0||6-1-1|
|November 15, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 30 at Houston Oilers 20||W||4-0-1||3-1-0||7-1-1|
|November 22, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 7 at Detroit Lions 28||L||4-0-1||3-2-0||7-2-1|
|November 29, 1970||St. Louis Cardinals 30 at San Francisco 49ers 13||L||4-1-1||3-2-0||7-3-1|
|December 6, 1970||Atlanta Falcons 20 at San Francisco 49ers 24||W||5-1-1||3-2-0||8-3-1|
|December 13, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 38 at New Orleans Saints 27||W||5-1-1||4-2-0||9-3-1|
|December 20, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 38 at Oakland Raiders 7||W||5-1-1||5-2-0||10-3-1|
|December 27, 1970||San Francisco 49ers 17 at Minnesota Vikings 14||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||NFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 3, 1971||Dallas Cowboys 17 at San Francisco 49ers 10||L||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0||NFC Championship|