8-6 (.571)
1st place in AFC Central

The AFL and NFL were officially merged into a single league and renamed the AFC and NFC. Although the leagues agreed upon the merger and played in the Superbowl since 1966, this marked the beginning of single league, which included integration of regular season schedules.

Head Coach Paul Brown
General Manager Paul Brown
Team Owner Paul Brown
Stadium Riverfront Stadium
Attendance 407,757 total
58,251 per game

1970 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 7 Mike Reid DT
2 32 Ron Carpenter DT
3 60 Chip Bennett LB
4 85 Joe Stevens G
4 104 Billie Hayes DB

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