1970 Kansas City Chiefs Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-5-2
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Hank Stram (7-5-2)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1970 Kansas City Chiefs Roster
1970 Kansas City Chiefs Results

The Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 7 wins and 5 losses and 2 ties, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Chiefs scored 272 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 244. Ed Podolak carried the ball for a team-leading 749 yards for Kansas City.

Len Dawson threw for 1,876 yards. Otis Taylor topped all receivers, grabbing 34 passes for 618 yards. Wendell Hayes and Ed Podolak contributed to the receiving game as well.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 43 turnovers. Johnny Robinson intercepted 10 opponent throws.

Hank Stram coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Len Dawson26214153.818767.2135.0145.3613427771.0
Mike Livingston221150.01225.500.014.53144247.9
Ed Podolak22100.04020.000.000.02400118.8
Warren McVea100.
John Huarte200.000.000.0150.00000.0
Totals28915453.320387.1134.5165.561 38319


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Podolak1687494.565 3
Wendell Hayes1093813.522 5
Warren McVea612604.334 0
Robert Holmes632063.322 3
Frank Pitts58416.842 0
Mike Garrett21623.018 0
Len Dawson11464.221 0
Mike Livingston3268.716 0
Lew Porter22110.514 0
Otis Taylor3134.30
Billy Cannon166.00
Gloster Van Richardson144.00
Totals44818584.165 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Taylor3461818.259 3
Ed Podolak2630711.859 1
Wendell Hayes262198.428 0
Robert Holmes231737.531 1
Frank Pitts1117215.654 2
Fred Arbanas810813.526 1
Billy Cannon712517.945 2
Gloster Van Richardson517134.261 2
Warren McVea5265.215 0
Morris Stroud48621.550 1
Mike Garrett441.00
Lew Porter12929.029 0
Totals154203813.261 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jan Stenerud2626100.0423071.4116


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jerrel Wilson76341544.968

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Podolak2331113.560 0
Willie Mitchell4338.217 0
Mike Garrett33010.018 0
Lew Porter1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals3137112.060 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Holmes1953528.248 0
Ed Podolak1734820.538 0
Warren McVea35719.024 0
Bob Stein3237.715 0
Lew Porter12222.022 0
Sid Smith11212.012 0
Totals4499722.748 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Robinson1015515.557 0
Emmitt Thomas58717.439 0
Jim Kearney4287.015 0
Jim Marsalis4266.526 0
Bobby Bell35719.045 1
Jim Lynch34013.327 0
Willie Lanier221.00
Totals3139512.757 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jan Stenerud30260116
Wendell Hayes5000030
Robert Holmes31000024
Ed Podolak310000024
Otis Taylor0300018
Gloster Van Richardson0200012
Billy Cannon0200012
Frank Pitts0200012
Johnny Robinson010006
Fred Arbanas10006
Morris Stroud10006
Bobby Bell10006


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