1970 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Tom Landry (10-4)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1970 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1970 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Cowboys ran up 299 points, and the rigid defensive squad allowed 221. Duane Thomas carried the ball for a team-best 803 yards for Dallas.

Craig Morton threw for 1,819 yards. Bob Hayes hauled in 34 passes for 889 yards. Lance Rentzel contributed to the receiving game, too.

The larcenous defense created 39 turnovers. Charlie Waters intercepted 5 opponent throws.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1970 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Craig Morton20710249.318198.8157.273.4892016689.8
Roger Staubach824453.75426.622.489.8431913042.9
Lance Rentzel11100.05858.01100.000.05800158.3
Dan Reeves3133.3144.700.0133.314009.7
Calvin Hill4125.0123.000.000.0120039.6
Totals29714950.224458.2186.1165.489 39296


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Duane Thomas1518035.347 5
Calvin Hill1535773.820 4
Walt Garrison1265074.018 3
Roger Staubach272218.225 0
Dan Reeves35842.42
Craig Morton16372.311 0
Bob Hayes4348.513 1
Pettis Norman2168.022 0
Claxton Welch5132.61
Lance Rentzel11111.011 0
Dennis Homan2-3-1.50
Totals52223004.447 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Hayes3488926.189 10
Lance Rentzel2855619.986 5
Walt Garrison212059.836 2
Calvin Hill13957.321 0
Dan Reeves1214011.723 0
Duane Thomas10737.317 0
Reggie Rucker920022.252 1
Mike Ditka89812.226 0
Dennis Homan710515.043 0
Pettis Norman67011.723 0
Steve Kiner11414.014 0
Totals149244516.489 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mike Clark3535100.0271866.789


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ron Widby69284741.359

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Hayes151167.734 0
Mel Renfro13775.929 0
Margene Adkins44411.024 0
Totals322377.434 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Duane Thomas1941621.933 0
Mark Washington524248.4100 1
Margene Adkins714921.327 0
Steve Kiner35016.718 0
Cliff Harris12222.022 0
Charlie Waters166.00
Richmond Flowers133.00
Totals3788824.0100 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Waters5459.020 0
Mel Renfro430.80
Herb Adderley36923.030 0
Cliff Harris26633.060 0
Chuck Howley2189.017 0
Dave Edwards221.00
Cornell Green15959.059 0
Steve Kiner12828.028 0
Thomas Stincic11111.011 0
Lee Jordan166.00
Mark Washington100.00
Jethro Pugh100.00
Totals2430712.860 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Clark1835089
Bob Hayes110000066
Walt Garrison3200030
Duane Thomas50000030
Lance Rentzel0500030
Calvin Hill4000024
Dan Reeves2000012
Mark Washington100006
Claxton Welch10006
Reggie Rucker10006


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