The Edmonton Eskimos 1970 Season

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 6
EDM 37 @ BC 19 W 24,702  
A
Wed Jul 8 11:30 PM
EDM 10 @ CGY 21 L 16,451  
B
Tue Jul 14
TOR 47 @ EDM 7 L 13,000  
D
Wed Jul 22
SSK 21 @ EDM 25 W 13,800  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jul 31 10:00 PM
EDM 11 @ SSK 23 L 13,960 CTVW
2
Wed Aug 5 9:00 PM
CGY 2 @ EDM 14 W 21,267 CTVW
3
Thu Aug 13 11:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 7 L 18,992 CTVW
4
Tue Aug 18 8:00 PM
EDM 10 @ MTL 14 L 27,046 CTV
4
Thu Aug 20 8:00 PM
EDM 14 @ TOR 16 L 33,135 CTV
5
Tue Aug 25
OTT 31 @ EDM 23 L 19,221  
6
Tue Sep 1 11:00 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 20 W 18,140  
7
Mon Sep 7 5:30 PM
EDM 13 @ CGY 28 L 23,310 CTV
8
Sat Sep 12 11:00 PM
SSK 6 @ EDM 10 W 19,334 CBCW
9
Sun Sep 20 3:30 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 15 W 16,500 CTVW
10
Sat Sep 26 11:00 PM
HAM 13 @ EDM 34 W 23,061 CBC
11
Sat Oct 3
EDM 32 @ BC 20 W 35,107  
12
Mon Oct 12 5:00 PM
CGY 13 @ EDM 16 W 23,846 CTV
13
Sat Oct 17
EDM 20 @ WPG 17 W 15,717  
14
Sat Oct 24 11:00 PM
WPG 11 @ EDM 15 W 20,157 CBCW
15
Wed Oct 28 10:00 PM
EDM 10 @ SSK 34 L 10,969  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 8 4:00 PM
CGY 16 @ EDM 9 L 23,105 CTV

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

Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.56 +5.12
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 +4.62
Average Margin of Victory 9.78 -4.42
Average Margin of Loss 13.29 +6.38

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)

Coaches

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

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 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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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

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