Monday Night Football Season 1 (1970)
|1x01 New York Jets at Cleveland Browns |
This was Broadway Joe's welcome to the NFL. Before the largest crowd ever to see a Cleveland home game, 85,703, the Browns showed up the Jets 31-21. Highlights included Homer Jones's ...
|Sep. 21, 1970|
|1x02 Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Colts |
Before an audience that included Vice-President Spiro Agnew, Kansas City lived up to its billing as ""Super Chiefs"" by handcuffing the Colts team that would win the next Super Bow ...
|Sep. 28, 1970|
|1x03 Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions |
Both teams came in with 2 and 0 records to start the season. Before a crowd of 58,210 the Bears scored the only TD in 1st half on a pass from Jack Concannon. In the second half a Bill ...
|Oct. 05, 1970|
|1x04 Green Bay Packers at San Diego Chargers |
The Green Bay Packers (2 -1) defeated the San Diego Chargers (0-2-1) 22-20 in San Diego before a crowd of 53,064
|Oct. 12, 1970|
|1x05 Washington Redskins at Oakland Raiders |
Entering this game at an unimpressive 1-2-1 record, the Raiders demonstrated their pride and poise before their usual sellout crowd at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Their 34-20 win ...
|Oct. 19, 1970|
|1x06 Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings |
Defense was the key to the Vikings' perfect regular-season record at Metropolitan Stadium in 1970. Without a consistent quarterback in their arsenal, Minnesota flexed its defense in ...
|Oct. 26, 1970|
|1x07 Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers |
|Nov. 02, 1970|
|1x08 Baltimore Colts at Green Bay Packers |
The Colts rode a five-game winning streak into Wisconsin. Jerry Hill proved his worth for Baltimore in the 13-10 Colt victory.
|Nov. 09, 1970|
|1x09 St. Louis Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys |
The NFC East race got tighter when the Cardinals came to the Cotton Bowl and destroyed Dallas 38-0 before 69,323 fans.
|Nov. 16, 1970|
|1x10 New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles |
MNF's only visit to Franklin Field in Philadelphia, witnessed two traditional blood rivals. The Giants were in playoff contention going into this game, but the Eagles showed no respect, ...
|Nov. 23, 1970|
|1x11 Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons |
Maimi (6-4) defeated Atlanta (3-5-2) 20-7 under the powerful run game of Larry Csonka, Mercury Morris and Jim Kiick. The trio accounted for 218 yards rushing and both touchdowns. The ...
|Nov. 30, 1970|
|1x12 Cleveland Browns at Houston Oilers |
Another new rivalry in the AFC entered Stage Two, as the Browns and Oilers clashed in this Central Division rematch. Cleveland played for pride and won, but their season and coach Blanton ...
|Dec. 07, 1970|
|1x13 Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams |
Both the Rams and Lions were fighting for a position in the 1970 playoffs. This game went a long way in determining who got in and who stayed home. With a 28-23 victory on the road, ...
|Dec. 14, 1970|
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