The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1970 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 79 108 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 9 7 0 18 282 287 L1 5-1-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 139 120 W5 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 143 167 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 8 4 0 16 201 213 L1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 81 74 W1 1-3-0

Full 1970 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.484 5-1-0 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.500 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.125
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.571

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)

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1970 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Total: 164,018
  • High: 23,846
  • Avg: 20,502 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1969 Avg: +3,722
  • Low: 18,140
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 99.20
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,850

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Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.56 5.13 +
Average Winning Score 21.56 0.16 +
Average Losing Score 12.57 0.39 +
Average Home Score 17.38 0.50 +
Average Visitor Score 17.88 4.63 +
Average Margin of Victory 9.78 4.42 -
Average Margin of Loss 13.29 6.38 +

Stadium

  • 1970 home stadium: Clarke Stadium
  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1954 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 233457 623395 233457 314273 139 (17.4)143 (17.9)282 (17.6)
Opponent 193857 4668114 39948 165268 167 (20.9)120 (15.0)287 (17.9)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 2 (1-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (4-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Terry Swarn (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Greg Pipes (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ron Forwick (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Evald Timusk (T) Waterloo Lutheran
2–3 (12) Jim Hensall (DB) Western Ontario
3–3 (21) Paul Hendershot (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
4–3 (30) Carl Lindros (E) Western Ontario
5–3 (39) Don McIntyre (E) Queen's
6–3 (47) Fred Promoli (E) Guelph
7–3 (55) Chris Hawkes (QB) Simon Fraser
8–3 (64) Bob McGregor (FB) Waterloo Lutheran
9–3 Pass
10–3 Pass

Edmonton Eskimos 1970 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DT Greg Pipes
DB John Wydareny
6 All-Division Selections
FL Mike Eben
DT Greg Pipes
DE Ron Forwick
OLB Dave Gasser
DB Joe Hernandez
DB John Wydareny

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Mon. July 6
EDM 37 @ BC 19 W 24,702
4
Wed. July 8
11:30 PM
EDM 10 @ CGY 21 L 16,451
B 10
Tue. July 14
TOR 47 @ EDM 7 L 13,000
D 17
Wed. July 22
SSK 21 @ EDM 25 W 13,800
1 23
Fri. July 31
10:00 PM
EDM 11 @ SSK 23 L 13,960 CTVW
2 26
Wed. Aug. 5
9:00 PM
CGY 2 @ EDM 14 W 21,267 CTVW
3 31
Thu. Aug. 13
11:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 7 L 18,992 CTVW
4 34
Tue. Aug. 18
8:00 PM
EDM 10 @ MTL 14 L 27,046 CTV
36
Thu. Aug. 20
8:00 PM
EDM 14 @ TOR 16 L 33,135 CTV
5 38
Tue. Aug. 25
OTT 31 @ EDM 23 L 19,221
6 43
Tue. Sept. 1
11:00 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 20 W 18,140
7 46
Mon. Sept. 7
5:30 PM
EDM 13 @ CGY 28 L 23,310 CTV
8 50
Sat. Sept. 12
11:00 PM
SSK 6 @ EDM 10 W 19,334 CBCW
9 58
Sun. Sept. 20
3:30 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 15 W 16,500 CTVW
10 60
Sat. Sept. 26
11:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 34 W 23,061 CBC
11 64
Sat. Oct. 3
EDM 32 @ BC 20 W 35,107
12 71
Mon. Oct. 12
5:00 PM
CGY 13 @ EDM 16 W 23,846 CTV
13 75
Sat. Oct. 17
EDM 20 @ WPG 17 W 15,717
14 79
Sat. Oct. 24
11:00 PM
WPG 11 @ EDM 15 W 20,157 CBCW
15 83
Wed. Oct. 28
10:00 PM
EDM 10 @ SSK 34 L 10,969
P1 89
Sun. Nov. 8
4:00 PM
CGY 16 @ EDM 9 L 23,105 CTV