Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJohn Elway*26316280 for 504, 3,485 yards, 19 td, 13 int, & 52 rushes for 257 yards and 1 tdBaltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1983
RBSammy Winder*27415240 rushes for 789 yards, 9 td, & 26 catches for 171 yards and 5 tdDenver Broncos / 5th / 131st pick / 1982
FBGerald Willhite2741285 rushes for 365 yards, 5 td, & 64 catches for 529 yards and 3 tdDenver Broncos / 1st / 21st pick / 1982
WRVance Johnson231731 catches for 363 yards, 2 td, & 5 rushes for 15 yards and 0 tdDenver Broncos / 2nd / 31st pick / 1985
WRSteve Watson2971645 catches for 699 yards, 3 td
TEClarence Kay2521215 catches for 195 yards, 1 tdDenver Broncos / 7th / 186th pick / 1984
LTDave Studdard317151 fumble recoveredBaltimore Colts / 9th / 245th pick / 1978
LGKeith Bishop*296141 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 6th / 157th pick / 1980
CBill Bryan31916Denver Broncos / 4th / 101st pick / 1977
RGPaul Howard361313Denver Broncos / 3rd / 54th pick / 1973
RTKen Lanier27516Denver Broncos / 5th / 125th pick / 1981
Defensive Starters
LDEAndre Townsend242162.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 46th pick / 1984
NTGreg Kragen241140.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
RDERulon Jones*+2861613.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1980
LOLBJim Ryan297141.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LILBKarl Mecklenburg*+263169.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 12th / 310th pick / 1983
RILBRicky Hunley252150.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredCincinnati Bengals / 1st / 7th pick / 1984
ROLBTom Jackson3513140.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDenver Broncos / 4th / 88th pick / 1973
LCBLouis Wright3311160.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 1st / 17th pick / 1975
RCBMike Harden276160.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDenver Broncos / 5th / 131st pick / 1980
SSDennis Smith*275141.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 1st / 15th pick / 1981
FSSteve Foley3310150.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDenver Broncos / 8th / 199th pick / 1975
Special Teams Starters
KRich Karlis274020 of 28 field goals & 44 of 45 extra points
PJack Weil24Rook034 punts for a 39.5 average, 0 blocked
PRGerald Willhite2741242 punt returns for a 11.1 average and 1 tdDenver Broncos / 1st / 21st pick / 1982
KRKen Bell22Rook023 kick returns for a 23.1 average and 0 td

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