1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 14-2 28
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost Conference Final
Coach: Eagle Keys (14-2)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses for 28 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

On offense, the Roughriders earned 369 points, tops in the circuit. The defense proved to be a force, as Saskatchewan yielded 206 points, fewest in the circuit. George Reed ran for a team-high 821 yards.

Ron Lancaster threw for 2,779 yards. Silas McKinnie hauled in 39 receptions for 682 yards. Nolan Bailey and Gord Barwell provided receiving help as well.

The ball-hawking defense led the way with 61 turnovers. Ted Dushinski intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Eagle Keys coached the team. The 1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders lost in the Conference Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ron Lancaster33017553.027798.4164.8226.79469.7
Gary Lane261142.31656.300.0311.53124.2
Don Weiss15960.01409.316.7320.02673.6
Bob Pearce22100.04321.500.000.025118.8
Al Ford11100.03131.000.000.031118.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Reed1938214.321 5
Silas McKinnie1096125.621 3
Bobby Thompson453367.565 2
Steve Molnar622724.434 3
R.C. Gamble352216.34
Bob Pearce21984.717 0
Don Weiss18915.124 1
Ron Lancaster21713.420 2
Al Ford11605.531 0
Gary Lane15533.513 1
Nolan Bailey33511.724 0
Hank Dorsch111.01
Totals53426715.065 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Silas McKinnie3968217.591 5
Gord Barwell3761816.767 6
Nolan Bailey3047515.831 1
George Reed211989.436 0
Bobby Thompson1837921.194 2
Dave Denny1527418.345 2
Bob Pearce1317613.538 1
Al Ford916218.039 0
Steve Molnar8688.520 0
Al Rankin48120.237 0
R.C. Gamble300.00
Ron Lancaster12424.024 0
Totals198313715.894 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Jack Abendschan423685.7382463.2854298755.3750116


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Al Ford133542440.8691

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Walter796428.128 0
Steve Molnar433428.018 0
Bob Kosid1213010.825 0
Ted Dushinski4235.812 0
Larry Degraw122.00
Bruce Bennett100.00
Totals14011398.128 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Silas McKinnie2153025.245 0
Al Ford511222.430 0
Bobby Thompson48721.830 0
Bob Pearce14444.044 0
Steve Molnar12525.025 0
Hank Dorsch12424.024 0
George Reed188.00
Clyde Brock166.00
Totals3583623.945 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ted Dushinski57915.842 1
Bob Kosid46215.552 0
Wayne Shaw45112.823 0
Al Ford44912.247 0
Hank Dorsch44411.027 1
Bruce Bennett4399.827 0
Jim Walter25829.044 0
Chuck Kyle2115.50
Kenny Reed133.00
Totals3039613.252 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
Jack Abendschan24368116
Silas McKinnie35000048
Gord Barwell600036
George Reed500000030
Bobby Thompson22000024
R.C. Gamble4000024
Steve Molnar300000018
Ron Lancaster2000012
Dave Denny2000012
Hank Dorsch10100012
Don Seaman10006
Bob Pearce0100006
Nolan Bailey010006
Gary Lane10006
Don Weiss10006
Ted Dushinski0100006
Al Ford000000011


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