1970 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Ray Jauch (9-7)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1970 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
1970 Edmonton Eskimos Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Eskimos scored 282 points, but the defensive unit conceded 287. Don Trull passed for 2,455 yards. Terry Swarn paced the receiving corps, snagging 61 passes for 739 yards. Mike Eben and Henry King contributed to the receiving game also.

Jim Thomas ran for a team-best 374 yards for Edmonton.

John Wydareny intercepted 11 errant tosses from the opposition.

Ray Jauch coached the team. The 1970 Edmonton Eskimos lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Don Trull36418550.824556.7123.3205.56860.6
Howard Clark1256148.88506.832.41814.48139.5
Mike Eben3133.3113.7133.3266.71145.1
Alan Pitcaithley100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Thomas783744.864 1
Alan Pitcaithley742783.837 1
Terry Swarn402446.145 2
R.C. Gamble24672.81
Dave Fahrner22572.60
Howard Clark11333.014 1
Darwin Gonnerman7314.410 0
Bayne Norrie7202.910 0
Don Trull32190.615 1
Henry King10171.70
Mike Eben4102.51
Jim Mankins382.70
Leroy Sledge571.40
Dave Cutler100.00
Totals31811653.764 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Swarn6173912.150 5
Henry King5163812.546 1
Mike Eben4873315.381 5
Tom Nettles2435414.868 1
Jim Thomas2432013.358 3
Bayne Norrie1219416.242 0
Alan Pitcaithley99310.326 0
Sam Campbell711816.937 1
Dave Fahrner55210.420 0
Darwin Gonnerman33712.317 0
Jeff Atcheson13030.030 0
Leroy Sledge155.00
R.C. Gamble100.00
Totals247331313.481 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dave Cutler292896.6422252.41145271860.4901106


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Fred Dunn128532641.660

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Dupuis484128.618 0
Bayne Norrie764025.320 0
Mike Eben7233.30
Joe Hernandez100.00
Mike Law3-3-1.00
Totals1358346.220 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Hernandez2363627.745 0
Jim Thomas1029029.064 0
Terry Swarn421052.599 1
Dave Gasser12222.022 0
Dave Fahrner11313.013 0
Jeff Atcheson155.00
Fritz Greenlee133.00
Bob Pickens122.00
Howie Schumm100.00
Ron Forwick100.00
Totals44118126.899 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Wydareny1115113.725 0
Dick Dupuis59318.665 0
Joe Hernandez414937.265 2
Jerry Griffin33511.727 0
Mike Law3103.30
Jim Henshall2136.513 0
Ron Forwick144.00
Totals2945515.765 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dave Cutler0222812106
Terry Swarn25100048
Mike Eben15000036
Jim Thomas13000024
Joe Hernandez00200012
Alan Pitcaithley100006
Henry King010006
Tom Nettles10006
Mike Law0010006
R.C. Gamble100006
Sam Campbell10006
Don Trull10006
Howard Clark10006


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