1970 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Noll (5-9)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1970 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1970 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

The Steelers scored 210 points, but the defense allowed 272. John Fuqua carried the ball for a team-best 691 yards for Pittsburgh.

Terry Bradshaw tossed for 1,410 yards. Ron Shanklin paced pass catchers, grabbing 30 passes for 691 yards, while Dennis Hughes and John Fuqua contributed to the receiving game as well.

Lee Calland picked off 7 opponent throws.

Chuck Noll coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Terry Bradshaw2188338.114106.562.82411.0872524230.4
Terry Hanratty1636439.38425.253.184.97233346.1
Dick Hoak22100.04020.0150.000.02700158.3
Bobby Walden11100.02020.000.000.02000118.8
Totals38415039.123126.0123.1328.387 28275

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Fuqua1386915.085 7
Preston Pearson1735032.930 2
Terry Bradshaw322337.322 1
Warren Bankston261224.731 2
Dick Hoak401152.913 1
Hubie Bryant3258.324 0
J.R. Wilburn5255.010 0
Terry Cole980.90
Dave Smith166.00
Terry Hanratty4-5-1.20
Dennis Hughes1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals43217154.085 13

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Shanklin3069123.081 4
Dave Smith3045815.387 2
Dennis Hughes2433213.872 3
John Fuqua2328912.657 2
Hubie Bryant815419.263 0
Warren Bankston7304.320 0
Jon Staggers611819.731 1
J.R. Wilburn67712.815 0
Preston Pearson67111.818 0
Dick Hoak4256.218 0
Bob Adams33612.017 0
Terry Cole33110.320 0
Totals150231215.487 12

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gene Mingo1717100.018527.832
Allan Watson8787.510550.022
Totals252496.0281035.754

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Walden75339345.266
Terry Bradshaw35217.339
Totals78344544.266

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hubie Bryant371594.333 0
Jon Staggers13705.415 0
Mel Blount15252.052 0
Totals512815.552 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mel Blount1853529.791 0
Jon Staggers1433323.846 0
Preston Pearson411428.535 0
Rick Sharp199.00
Ralph Wenzel166.00
Clarence Washington100.00
Lee Calland100.00
Totals4099724.991 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lee Calland7385.421 0
Chuck Allen44812.030 0
Andy Russell36421.337 0
John Rowser3279.012 0
Chuck Beatty24924.530 1
Jerry Hillebrand2147.014 0
Ocie Austin12222.022 0
Mel Blount144.00
Totals2326611.637 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
John Fuqua7200054
Gene Mingo517032
Ron Shanklin400024
Allan Watson57022
Dennis Hughes0300018
Dave Smith0200012
Preston Pearson20000012
Warren Bankston2000012
Jon Staggers1000006
Terry Bradshaw10006
Chuck Beatty10006
Dick Hoak100006
Totals13120001001024000210



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