1970 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1970 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season
Head coach Charley Winner
Results
Record 8–5–1
Division place 3rd NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1969 1971 >

The 1970 St. Louis Cardinals season was the 51st season the team was in the league. The team improved on their previous output of 4–9–1, winning eight games.[1] Despite them shutting out three consecutive opponents, they failed to reach the playoffs for the 22nd straight season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1970 at Los Angeles Rams L 34–13
63,130
2 September 27, 1970 Washington Redskins W 27–17
44,246
3 October 4, 1970 Dallas Cowboys W 20–7
50,780
4 October 11, 1970 New Orleans Saints W 24–17
45,294
5 October 18, 1970 at Philadelphia Eagles W 35–20
59,002
6 October 25, 1970 at New York Giants L 35–17
62,984
7 November 1, 1970 Houston Oilers W 44–0
47,911
8 November 8, 1970 Boston Patriots W 31–0
46,446
9 November 16, 1970 at Dallas Cowboys W 38–0
69,323
10 November 22, 1970 at Kansas City Chiefs T 6–6
50,711
11 November 29, 1970 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–14
46,581
12 December 6, 1970 at Detroit Lions L 16–3
56,362
13 December 13, 1970 New York Giants L 34–17
50,845
14 December 20, 1970 at Washington Redskins L 28–27
50,415

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 299 221 W-5
New York Giants 9 5 0 .643 301 270 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 8 5 1 .615 325 228 L-3
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 297 314 W-2
Philadelphia Eagles 3 10 1 .231 241 332 W-1

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