Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Frank Ryan* 29 7 12 119 for 243, 1,751 yards, 18 td, 13 int, & 19 rushes for 72 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 55th pick / 1958
HB Ernie Green 27 3 0 111 rushes for 436 yards, 2 td, & 25 catches for 298 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 14th / 196th pick / 1962
FB Jim Brown*+ 29 8 14 289 rushes for 1,544 yards, 17 td, & 34 catches for 328 yards and 4 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 6th pick / 1957
FL Gary Collins* 25 3 0 50 catches for 884 yards, 10 td, & 1 rush for 16 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 4th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
SE Walter Roberts 23 1 0 16 catches for 314 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 30 yards and 0 td
TE Johnny Brewer 28 4 0 13 catches for 174 yards, 1 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 41st pick / 1960
LT Dick Schafrath*+ 28 6 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1959
LG John Wooten* 29 6 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 5th / 53rd pick / 1959
C John Morrow 32 9 0 Los Angeles Rams / 28th / 336th pick / 1956
RG Gene Hickerson* 30 7 0 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 78th pick / 1957
RT Monte Clark 28 6 14 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 41st pick / 1959
Defensive Starters
LDE Paul Wiggin* 31 8 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 73rd pick / 1956
LDT Dick Modzelewski 34 12 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 16th pick / 1953
RDT Jim Kanicki 24 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 7th / 52nd pick / 1963
RDE Bill Glass 30 7 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLB Jim Houston* 28 5 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 8th pick / 1960
MLB Vince Costello 33 8 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Sid Williams 23 1 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 16th / 222nd pick / 1964
LCB Bernie Parrish 29 6 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 9th / 108th pick / 1958
RCB Walter Beach 30 5 0 New York Giants / 15th / 180th pick / 1960
LS Ross Fichtner 27 5 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1960
RS Larry Benz 24 2 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
K Lou Groza 41 19 0 16 of 25 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points
P Gary Collins* 25 3 0 65 punts for a 46.7 average, 0 blocked Cleveland Browns / 1st / 4th pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 1962
PR Walter Roberts 23 1 0 18 punt returns for a 9.0 average and 0 td
KR Leroy Kelly 23 1 0 24 kick returns for a 25.9 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1964

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