1970 New Orleans Saints Season Statistics

Attempts Completions % Yards Yds./Att Longest Tds Int Rating Sacked/Loss
Billy Kilmer 237 135 56.9% 1557 6.6 46 6 17 55.5 19/-155
Ed Hargett 175 78 44.5% 1133 6.5 49 5 5 63.8 9/-77
Steve Ramsey 2 0 0.0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 39.6 0/0
Al Dodd 1 0 0.0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 39.6 0/0
Totals 415 213 51.3% 2690 6.5 49 11 22 58.6 28/-232

Rushing Statistics

Attempts Yards Average Longest TDs
Tony Baker 82 337 4.1 29 1
Tom Barrington 72 228 3.2 16 2
Jim Otis 71 211 3.0 15 0
Elijah Pitts 35 104 3.0 11 0
Dick Davis 27 94 3.5 25 0
Don McCall 23 63 2.7 11 1
Ernie Wheelwright 16 45 2.8 9 0
Bill Kilmer 12 42 3.5 15 0
Al Dodd 5 31 6.2 16 0
Andy Livingston 10 29 2.9 10 0
Ray Poage 1 13 13.0 13 0
Danny Abramowicz 1 7 7.0 7 0
Ed Hargett 4 7 1.8 7 0
Vic Nyvall 5 6 1.2 6 0
Bill Dusenbery 4 6 1.5 3 0
Ken Burroughs 1 4 4.0 4 0
Earl Gros 4 2 0.5 4 0
Julian Fagan 1 -6 -6.0 -6 0
Totals 371 1215 3.3 29 4

Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Longest TDs
Danny Abramowicz 55 906 16.4 48 5
All Dodd 28 484 17.2 45 1
Dave Parks 26 447 17.1 38 2
Tom Barrington 22 130 5.9 20 0
Jim Otis 20 124 6.2 22 0
Ray Poage 15 166 11.0 36 1
Ken Burroughs 13 196 15 35 2
Tony Baker 12 47 3.9 11 0
Elijah Pitts 7 63 9.0 12 0
Don McCall 5 43 8.6 17 0
Dick Davis 4 29 7.2 13 0
Earl Gros 2 0 0.0 1 0
Vic Nyvall 2 -1 -0.5 1 0
Bob Shaw 1 49 49.0 49 0
Ernie Wheelwright 1 7 7.0 7 0

Punting Stats

Number Average Longest
Julian Fagan 77 42.5 64

Kicking Stats

XP XPA % FG Attempts % Longest Points
Tom Dempsey 16 17 94% 18 34 53% 63* 70
*-NFL Record until 2013

1970 Total Offense Statistics

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFC Rank NFL Rank
Totals 172 12.2 3673 262.3 814 4.5 183 40 10 21
†Offensive Rankings based on Total Yards gained.

Individual Defensive Statistics

Interceptions

NO Yards Average Longest TDs
Hugo Hollas 5 79 15.7 29 0
Doug Wyatt 4 45 11.2 23 0
Jackie Burkett 4 36 9.0 16 0
Elijah Nevett 3 49 16.3 47 0
Delles Howard 3 28 9.3 28 0
Dicky Lyons 1 12 12.0 12 0
Mike Morgan 1 7 7.0 7 0
Joe Scarpati 1 4 4.0 4 0
Totals 22 260 11.8 47 0

1970 New Orleans Saints Total Defense

Points Avg PPG Yards Avg YPG Plays Avg 1st Downs Turnovers NFL Rank NFC Rank
Totals 347 24.7 4952 353.7 916 5.4 263 28 26 13
†Defensive Rankings based on Total Yards given up.

Defensive Notes for the Saints 1970 NFL Season

  • The Saints Defense of 1970 was credited with 17 Sacks. (Sacks were not kept as an individual statistic until 1982)

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