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1970 Divisional Playoffs

By Wikipedia

This was the first playoff tournament after the AFL-NFL Merger. Three division winners and a wild card (the second place team with the best record) from each conference qualified.

 
DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS
Baltimore Colts 17 Cincinnati Bengals 0
Dallas Cowboys 5 Detroit Lions 0
Oakland Raiders 21 Miami Dolphins 14
San Francisco 49ers 17 Minnesota Vikings 14
1970 RESULTS
 

December 26, 1970

Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Bengals 0 0 0 0 0
Colts 7 3 0 7 17

AFC: Baltimore Colts 17, Cincinnati Bengals 0

at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland

The Colts defense limited the Bengals to 139 total yards of offense.

  • Scoring
    • BAL - Jefferson 45 pass from Unitas (O'Brien kick)
    • BAL - FG O'Brien 44
    • BAL - Hinton 53 pass from Unitas (O'Brien kick)


Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Lions 0 0 0 0 0
Cowboys 3 0 0 2 5

NFC: Dallas Cowboys 5, Detroit Lions 0

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

In a defensive game, the Cowboys could only manage a field goal and a safety, but shut out the Lions.

  • Scoring
    • DAL - FG Clark 26
    • DAL - Safety, Andrie tackled Landry in end zone

December 27, 1970

Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Dolphins 0 7 0 7 14
Raiders 0 7 7 7 21

AFC: Oakland Raiders 21, Miami Dolphins 17

at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California

The Raiders won the game with Willie Brown's interception return for a touchdown and Daryle Lamonica's 82-yard pass to Rod Sherman.

  • Scoring
    • MIA - Warfield 16 pass from Griese (Yepremian kick)
    • OAK - Biletnikoff 22 pass frin Lamonica (Blanda kick)
    • OAK - Brown 50 interception return (Blanda kick)
    • OAK - Sherman 82 pass from Lamonica (Blanda kick)
    • MIA - Richardson 7 pass from Griese (Yepremian kick)


Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
49ers 7 3 0 7 17
Vikings 7 0 0 7 14

NFC: San Francisco 49ers 17, Minnesota Vikings 14

at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota

Quarterback John Brodie lead the 49ers to their first NFL playoff victory by throwing a touchdown and rushing for another.

  • Scoring
    • MIN - Krause 22 fumble return (Cox kick)
    • SF - Witcher 24 pass from Brodie (Gossett kick)
    • SF - FG Gossett 40
    • SF - Brodie 1 run (Gossett kick)
    • MIN - Washington 24 pass from Cuozzo (Cox kick)

Results for Conference Championships are here.

 

 

1970 DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS


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