Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBSteve Bartkowski252764 for 136, 796 yards, 5 td, 13 int, & 18 rushes for 13 yards and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 1975
RBHaskel Stanback25314247 rushes for 873 yards, 6 td, & 30 catches for 261 yards and 0 tdCincinnati Bengals / 5th / 114th pick / 1974
FBWoody Thompson2527132 rushes for 478 yards, 1 td, & 12 catches for 56 yards and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 3rd / 65th pick / 1975
WRWallace Francis2641426 catches for 390 yards, 1 td, & 4 rushes for 6 yards and 0 tdBuffalo Bills / 5th / 110th pick / 1973
WRAlfred Jenkins2521439 catches for 677 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td
TEJim Mitchell3081217 catches for 178 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for -6 yards and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 4th / 81st pick / 1969
LTBrent Adams25214Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 185th pick / 1975
LGDave Scott241141 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 3rd / 71st pick / 1976
CJeff Van Note31814Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 262nd pick / 1969
RGR.C. Thielemann22Rook141 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 2nd / 36th pick / 1977
RTWarren Bryant22Rook141 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 6th pick / 1977
Defensive Starters
LDEClaude Humphrey*33914Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 1968
LDTJim Bailey297140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredBaltimore Colts / 2nd / 44th pick / 1970
RDTMike Lewis28614
RDEJeff Merrow24214Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 263rd pick / 1975
LLBRobert Pennywell23Rook92 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredSan Francisco 49ers / 6th / 168th pick / 1976
MLBRalph Ortega242144 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 2nd / 29th pick / 1975
RLBGreg Brezina319140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 11th / 275th pick / 1968
LCBRolland Lawrence*+264147 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
RCBRick Byas273113 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
SSRay Brown286145 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 6th / 148th pick / 1971
FSRay Easterling285144 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 9th / 223rd pick / 1972
Special Teams Starters
KNick Mike-Mayer27407 of 19 field goals & 7 of 7 extra pointsAtlanta Falcons / 10th / 248th pick / 1973
PJohn James*2850105 punts for a 41.4 average, 0 blocked
PRRolland Lawrence*+2641451 punt returns for a 6.9 average and 0 td
KRKarl Farmer231021 kick returns for a 20.0 average and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 7th / 193rd pick / 1976

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