1970 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1970 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coach Charley Winner
Results
Record 8–5–1
Division place 3rd NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify

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 DIV CONF PF PA STK
Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 .714 5–3 7–4 299 221 W5
New York Giants 9 5 0 .643 6–2 6–5 301 270 L1
St. Louis Cardinals 8 5 1 .615 5–3 6–5 325 228 L3
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 3–5 4–7 297 314 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 3 10 1 .231 1–7 1–9–1 241 332 W1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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