Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTobin Rote30811118 for 257, 1,678 yards, 14 td, 10 int, & 77 rushes for 351 yards and 3 tdGreen Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1950
FBJohn Henry Johnson294056 rushes for 254 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 60 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 18th pick / 1953
LHKen Webb23Rook056 rushes for 172 yards, 2 td, & 11 catches for 85 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 14th / 169th pick / 1958
RHHoward Cassady242045 rushes for 198 yards, 0 td, & 23 catches for 406 yards and 7 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
LEJim Doran317022 catches for 495 yards, 4 tdDetroit Lions / 5th / 55th pick / 1951
LTLou Creekmur3180Philadelphia Eagles / 26th / 243rd pick / 1948
LGHarley Sewell*27502 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CCharlie Ane*27501 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 49th pick / 1953
RGStan Campbell28601 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 18th / 213th pick / 1952
RTKen Russell2310Detroit Lions / 6th / 71st pick / 1957
REJim Gibbons22Rook025 catches for 367 yards, 2 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord2530Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras23Rook00 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTGil Mains29500 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 20th / 237th pick / 1952
RDEGene Cronin25212Detroit Lions / 7th / 74th pick / 1956
LLBBob Long24302 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1955
MLBJoe Schmidt*+26506 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBRoger Zatkoff2750Green Bay Packers / 5th / 55th pick / 1953
LDHJim David*31603 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHTerry Barr23103 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
LSYale Lary*+28603 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
RSJack Christiansen30701 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 69th pick / 1951
Special Teams Starters
KJim Martin34807 of 19 field goals & 28 of 28 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
PYale Lary*+286059 punts for a 42.8 average, 1 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRYale Lary*+286027 punt returns for a 7.3 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
KRKen Webb23Rook07 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 14th / 169th pick / 1958

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