1970 Detroit Lions

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1970 Detroit Lions

What was the record of the 1970 Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a 10-4 record. They went 6-1 at home and 4-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Lions went 10-5. Their final game was a loss in the Divisional Round to the Dallas Cowboys.

What division did the 1970 Detroit Lions play in?

The 1970 Detroit Lions played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1970 Detroit Lions?

During the regular season, the 1970 Detroit Lions went 4-2 against their NFC Central opponents.

What was the 1970 Detroit Lions record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Green Bay Packers 2-0 100% +60
Chicago Bears 2-0 100% +20
Minnesota Vikings 0-2 0% -17

What was the 1970 Detroit Lions record by month?

The 1970 Detroit Lions had their best month in December, when they went 3-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was November, when they went 2-3 and had a 40% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-0 100% +75
October 3-1 75% +16
November 2-3 40% +16
December 3-0 100% +38

Did the 1970 Detroit Lions make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Detroit Lions made the Playoffs in 1970. They lost their only game against the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional Round.

What was the point differential for the 1970 Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions finished the regular season with a point differential of +145. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lions could have been expected to have about 11.0 wins, or a 11-3 record in the regular season.

How did the 1970 Detroit Lions perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1970 Detroit Lions went 2-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Lions went 0-1.

How did the 1970 Detroit Lions perform in overtime games?

The 1970 Detroit Lions did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1970 Detroit Lions?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1970 Detroit Lions was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1970 Detroit Lions?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Lions had during the 1970 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1970 Detroit Lions Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 20, 1970 @ Green Bay Packers Win 40 - 0
2 Sun, Sep 27, 1970 vs Cincinnati Bengals Win 38 - 3
3 Mon, Oct 5, 1970 vs Chicago Bears Win 28 - 14
4 Sun, Oct 11, 1970 @ Washington Redskins Loss 10 - 31
5 Sun, Oct 18, 1970 @ Cleveland Browns Win 41 - 24
6 Sun, Oct 25, 1970 @ Chicago Bears Win 16 - 10
7 Sun, Nov 1, 1970 vs Minnesota Vikings Loss 17 - 30
8 Sun, Nov 8, 1970 @ New Orleans Saints Loss 17 - 19
9 Sun, Nov 15, 1970 @ Minnesota Vikings Loss 20 - 24
10 Sun, Nov 22, 1970 vs San Francisco 49ers Win 28 - 7
11 Thu, Nov 26, 1970 vs Oakland Raiders Win 28 - 14
12 Sun, Dec 6, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 16 - 3
13 Mon, Dec 14, 1970 @ Los Angeles Rams Win 28 - 23
14 Sun, Dec 20, 1970 vs Green Bay Packers Win 20 - 0
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sat, Dec 26, 1970 @ Dallas Cowboys Loss 0 - 5

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