1970 Denver Broncos Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-8-1
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Lou Saban (5-8-1)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1970 Denver Broncos Roster
1970 Denver Broncos Results

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 5 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

Denver scored 253 points, while the defense surrendered 264. Floyd Little ran for a team-best 901 yards for the Broncos.

Pete Liske tossed for 1,340 yards. Al Denson paced all receivers, hauling in 47 passes for 646 yards. Jim Whalen was targeted regularly, too.

Paul Martha picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Lou Saban coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Pete Liske23811247.113405.672.9114.6742822855.3
Steve Tensi803847.55396.733.8810.04263542.7
Alan Pastrana752938.74205.611.3912.05886022.5
Bobby Anderson7457.1598.400.000.0251584.8
Billy Van Heusen100.000.000.000.000039.6
Floyd Little200.000.000.000.001539.6
Totals40318345.423585.9112.7286.974 44333

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Floyd Little2099014.380 3
Bobby Anderson833684.427 4
Willis Crenshaw692002.925 5
Clem Turner291063.714 2
Alan Pastrana14896.414 1
Fran Lynch20814.019 1
Pete Liske7426.014 1
Steve Tensi4143.515 0
Mike Haffner111.00
Totals43618024.180 17

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Denson4764613.742 2
Jim Whalen3650314.034 3
Willis Crenshaw181055.835 1
Floyd Little171619.539 0
Billy Van Heusen1638223.974 2
Mike Haffner1219616.328 1
Bobby Anderson914015.637 0
Billy Masters9839.218 2
Clem Turner8232.911 0
Fran Lynch7699.936 0
John Embree45012.520 0
Totals183235812.974 11

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bobby Howfield282796.4321856.281
Totals282796.4321856.281

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Billy Van Heusen87373242.964
Totals87373242.964

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Thompson2323310.145 0
Floyd Little221878.524 0
Charlie Greer141238.838 0
Pete Jaquess4133.20
Totals635568.845 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Anderson2152024.839 0
Jerry Hendren819724.630 0
Bill Thompson918820.929 0
Floyd Little612621.028 0
Clem Turner13131.031 0
Dave Washington12020.020 0
Ken Criter22010.010 0
Chip Myrtle111.00
Totals49110322.539 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Martha69916.550 0
Charlie Greer4205.015 0
Cornell Gordon3268.724 0
Bill Thompson26532.533 0
Bob Wade11010.010 0
Totals1622013.850 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
Bobby Howfield1827081
Willis Crenshaw5100036
Bobby Anderson40000024
Floyd Little300000018
Jim Whalen300018
Billy Masters200012
Billy Van Heusen200012
Al Denson200012
Clem Turner20000012
Alan Pastrana10006
Fran Lynch100006
Pete Liske10006
Mike Haffner010006
Dave Washington000012
Totals17110000001827001251