1970 All-Pro Team

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The following is a list of players that were named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team, the Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team and the Pro Football Writers Association, and Pro Football Weekly All-Pro teams in 1970. Both first- and second- teams are listed for the NEA, and PFWA teams. These are the four All-Pro teams that are included in the Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League and compose the Consensus All-pro team for 1970.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback John Brodie, San Francisco 49ers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Fran Tarkenton, New York Giants (PFWA-2)
Bob Griese, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Running back Larry Brown, Washington Redskins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Ron Johnson, New York Giants (AP, PFWA, PFW)
MacArthur Lane, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA)
Mel Farr, Detroit Lions (NEA-2)
Floyd Little, Denver Broncos (PFWA-2)
Ron Johnson, New York Giants (NEA-2)
MacArthur Lane, St. Louis Cardinals (PFWA-2)
Wide receiver Gene Washington, San Francisco 49ers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Dick Gordon, Chicago Bears (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Paul Warfield, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Fred Biletnikoff, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Warren Wells, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2)
Marlin Briscoe, Buffalo Bills (PFWA-2)
Tight end Charlie Sanders, Detroit Lions (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Bob Trumpy, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA-2)
Raymond Chester, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Tackle Bob Brown, Los Angeles Rams (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Jim Tyrer, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Winston Hill, New York Jets (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (PFWA-2)
Ernie McMillan, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA-2)
Guard Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Gale Gillingham, Green Bay Packers (AP, NEA)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (PFW)
Walt Sweeney, San Diego Chargers (NEA)
Gene Hickerson, Cleveland Browns (PFWA)
Irv Goode, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA-2)
Gale Gillingham, Green Bay Packers (PFWA-2)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Center Jim Otto, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA)
Mick Tingelhoff, Minnesota Vikings (PFWA, PFW)
Ed Flanagan, Detroit Lions (PFWA-2)
Mick Tingelhoff, Minnesota Vikings (NEA-2)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Carl Eller, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Rich Jackson, Denver Broncos (AP, NEA, PFWA)
Deacon Jones, Los Angeles Rams (PFW)
Bubba Smith, Baltimore Colts (PFWA-2)
Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (NEA-2)
Deacon Jones, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Defensive tackle Alan Page, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Merlin Olsen, Los Angeles Rams (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Bob Lilly, Dallas Cowboys (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Manny Fernandez, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
John Elliott, New York Jets (PFWA-2)
Middle linebacker Dick Butkus, Chicago Bears (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Outside linebacker Bobby Bell, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Chuck Howley, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Dave Wilcox, San Francisco 49ers (NEA)
Andy Russell, Pittsburgh Steelers (NEA-2)
Paul Naumoff, Detroit Lions (PFWA-2)
Gus Otto, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Chuck Howley, Dallas Cowboys (NEA-2)
Cornerback Jimmy Johnson, San Francisco 49ers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Willie Brown, Oakland Raiders (PFWA, PFW)
Jim Marsalis, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, PFW)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA)
Lem Barney, Detroit Lions (NEA-2)
Dick LeBeau, Detroit Lions (PFWA-2)
Willie Brown, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2)
Jim Marsalis, Kansas City Chiefs (PFWA-2)
Safety Johnny Robinson, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Larry Wilson, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Ken Houston, Houston Oilers (NEA-2)
Willie Wood, Green Bay Packers (NEA-2)
Carl Lockhart, New York Giants (PFWA-2)
Dave Grayson, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Jan Stenerud, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, PFWA) George Blanda, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Punter Dave Lewis, Cincinnati Bengals (AP, PFWA) David Lee, Baltimore Colts (PFWA-2)

Key[edit]

  • AP = Associated Press All-Pro team
  • PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association All-Pro team
  • NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team
  • NEA-2 Newspaper Enterprise Association Second-team All-Pro
  • PFW = Pro Football Weekly All-Pro team
  • t = players tied in votes.

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