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Encyclopedia > 1969 NFL season

The 1969 NFL season was the 50th regular season of the National Football League, and the last one before the AFL-NFL Merger. To honor the NFL's 50th season, a special anniversary logo was designed and each player wore a patch on their jerseys with this logo throughout the season. The regular season is a term used, primarily, in North American sports. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities. ... The AFL-NFL Merger of 1970 involved the merger of the two major professional American football leagues in the United States during the time: the National Football League (NFL) and the American Football League (AFL). ...


As per the agreement made during the 1967 realignment, the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants switched divisions again, returning back to the 1967 alignment. The 1967 NFL season was the 48th regular season of the National Football League. ... Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Due to damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, games are split between: Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge) Alamodome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett League Championships None The New Orleans Saints are a National... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Blue, Red, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships (6) 1927 (NFL), 1934 (NFL), 1938 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1986 (Super Bowl XXI), 1990 (Super Bowl XXV) Conference Championships (9) NFL Eastern...


The season ended when the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship Game, only to be defeated by the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV. Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1961 Home Field Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome City Minneapolis, Minnesota Team Colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike Tice League Championships 1: 1969 (NFL) The Minnesota Vikings are a National Football League team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota along with fellow major pro sports... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships 8: 1946 (AAFC), 1947 (AAFC), 1948 (AAFC), 1949 (AAFC), 1950 (NFL), 1954 (NFL), 1955 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1964 (NFL) The Cleveland Browns are... AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field Arrowhead Stadium City Kansas City, Missouri Team Colors Red, Gold, and White Head Coach Dick Vermeil League Championships 3: 1962 (AFL), 1966 (AFL), 1969 (AFL & Super Bowl IV) The Kansas City Chiefs are a National Football League team based in Kansas... Date January 11, 1970 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance 80,562 MVP Len Dawson, Quarterback National Anthem Al Hirt Coin Toss Game referee Halftime Show Mardi Gras with Carol Channing U.S. TV Network CBS Announcers Jack Buck, Frank Gifford and Pat Summerall Nielsen Ratings 39. ...


Final standings

W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against

Qualified for playoffs
Eastern Conference
Capitol Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Dallas Cowboys 11 2 1 .846 369 223
Washington Redskins 7 5 2 .583 307 319
New Orleans Saints 5 9 0 .357 311 393
Philadelphia Eagles 4 9 1 .308 279 377
Century Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 .769 351 300
New York Giants 6 8 0 .429 264 298
St. Louis Cardinals 4 9 1 .308 314 389
Pittsburgh Steelers 1 13 0 .071 218 404
Western Conference
Coastal Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Los Angeles Rams 11 3 0 .786 320 243
Baltimore Colts 8 5 1 .615 279 268
Atlanta Falcons 6 8 0 .429 276 268
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 2 .333 277 319
Central Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 .857 379 133
Detroit Lions 9 4 1 .692 259 188
Green Bay Packers 8 6 0 .571 269 221
Chicago Bears 1 13 0 .071 210 339


Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1960 Home Field Texas Stadium City Irving, Texas Team Colors Royal Blue, Metallic Silver, Blue, and White Head Coach Bill Parcells League Championships (5) 1971 (Super Bowl VI), 1977 (Super Bowl XII), 1992 (Super Bowl XXVII), 1993 (Super Bowl XXVIII), 1995 (Super Bowl XXX... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1932 Home Field FedEx Field City Landover, Maryland Team Colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs League Championships 5: 1937 (NFL), 1942 (NFL), 1982 (Super Bowl XVII), 1987 (Super Bowl XXII), 1991 (Super Bowl XXVI) The Washington Redskins are a National Football League... Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1967 Home Field Due to damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, games are split between: Tiger Stadium (Baton Rouge) Alamodome City New Orleans, Louisiana Team Colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Jim Haslett League Championships None The New Orleans Saints are a National... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1933 Home Field Lincoln Financial Field City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team Colors Midnight Green, Silver, Black, and White Head Coach Andy Reid League Championships (3) 1948 (NFL), 1949 (NFL), 1960 (NFL) Conference Championships (3) NFL Eastern: 1960 NFC: 1980, 2004 Division Championships (9) NFL East... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships 8: 1946 (AAFC), 1947 (AAFC), 1948 (AAFC), 1949 (AAFC), 1950 (NFL), 1954 (NFL), 1955 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1964 (NFL) The Cleveland Browns are... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Blue, Red, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships (6) 1927 (NFL), 1934 (NFL), 1938 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1986 (Super Bowl XXI), 1990 (Super Bowl XXV) Conference Championships (9) NFL Eastern... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1898 Home Field Sun Devil Stadium City Tempe, Arizona Team Colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green League Championships (2) 1925 (NFL), 1947 (NFL) Conference Championships (0) Division Championships (4) NFL West: 1947, 1948 NFC East: 1974, 1975 The Arizona Cardinals... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1933 Home Field Heinz Field City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team Colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher League Championships (4) 1974 (Super Bowl IX), 1975 (Super Bowl X), 1978 (Super Bowl XIII), 1979 (Super Bowl XIV) Conference Championships (5) AFC: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1937 Home Field Edward Jones Dome City St. ... Conference AFC Division South Year Founded 1953 Home Field RCA Dome City Indianapolis, Indiana Team Colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy League Championships (3) 1958 (NFL), 1959 (NFL), 1968 (NFL), 1970 (Super Bowl V) Conference Championships (5) NFL Western: 1958, 1959, 1964, 1968 AFC: 1970 Division Championships... Conference NFC Division South Year Founded 1965 Home Field Georgia Dome City Atlanta, Georgia Team Colors Black, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Jim L. Mora League Championships None The Atlanta Falcons are a National Football League team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1946 Home Field Monster Park City San Francisco, California Team Colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan League Championships (5) 1981 (Super Bowl XVI), 1984 (Super Bowl XIX), 1988 (Super Bowl XXIII), 1989 (Super Bowl XXIV), 1994 (Super Bowl XXIX... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1961 Home Field Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome City Minneapolis, Minnesota Team Colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike Tice League Championships 1: 1969 (NFL) The Minnesota Vikings are a National Football League team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota along with fellow major pro sports... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1930 Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue and Silver Head Coach Steve Mariucci League Championships 4: 1935 (NFL), 1952 (NFL), 1953 (NFL), 1957 (NFL) The Detroit Lions are a National Football League team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Note: Basketball teams from Chicago and Anderson once used the name Packers as well. ... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1919 Home Field Soldier Field City Chicago, Illinois Team Colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Lovie Smith League Championships (9) 1921 (AFPA), 1932 (NFL), 1933 (NFL), 1940 (NFL), 1941 (NFL), 1943 (NFL), 1946 (NFL), 1963 (NFL), 1985 (Super Bowl XX) Conference Championships...


Playoffs

Main article: NFL playoffs, 1969
Home team in capitals

Conference championships The 1969 NFL playoffs determined who would represent the NFL in Super Bowl IV. This was the last NFL playoff tournament before the AFL-NFL Merger. ...

  • Cleveland 38, DALLAS 14
  • MINNESOTA 23, Los Angeles 20

NFL championship

  • MINNESOTA 27, Cleveland 7

See also



Date January 11, 1970 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance 80,562 MVP Len Dawson, Quarterback National Anthem Al Hirt Coin Toss Game referee Halftime Show Mardi Gras with Carol Channing U.S. TV Network CBS Announcers Jack Buck, Frank Gifford and Pat Summerall Nielsen Ratings 39. ... Tulane Stadium was an outdoor football stadium located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... For information on the events of Hurricane Katrina, see effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. ...

Preceded by:
1968 NFL season
NFL seasons
1969
Succeeded by:
1970 NFL season


The 1968 NFL season was the 49th regular season of the National Football League. ... A list of National Football League seasons since inception of the league: 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957... The 1970 NFL season was the 51st regular season of the National Football League, and the first one after the AFL-NFL Merger. ...


 
 

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