Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBEarl Morrall253565 for 137, 1,102 yards, 5 td, 6 int, & 26 rushes for 112 yards and 0 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1956
FBNick Pietrosante22Rook676 rushes for 447 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 140 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
LHHoward Cassady253052 rushes for 203 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 316 yards and 4 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
RHDan Lewis231049 rushes for 199 yards, 2 td, & 5 catches for 75 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
LEDave Middleton264018 catches for 402 yards, 2 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1955
LTLou Creekmur3290Philadelphia Eagles / 26th / 243rd pick / 1948
LGHarley Sewell*2860Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CCharlie Ane28601 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 49th pick / 1953
RGJohn Gordy2420Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTOllie Spencer28602 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
REJim Gibbons231031 catches for 431 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord2640Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras24100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTGil Mains30600 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 20th / 237th pick / 1952
RDEBill Glass24100 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBBob Long25400 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1955
MLBJoe Schmidt*+27601 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBJim Martin35902 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
LDHJim David*32702 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHTerry Barr24201 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
LSYale Lary*29703 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
RSGary Lowe25305 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
Special Teams Starters
KJim Martin35907 of 17 field goals & 0 of 1 extra pointCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
PYale Lary*297045 punts for a 47.1 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRYale Lary*297021 punt returns for a 2.0 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
KRKen Webb241016 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 14th / 169th pick / 1958

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