Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Ninowski24210134 for 283, 1,599 yards, 2 td, 18 int, & 32 rushes for 81 yards and 5 tdCleveland Browns / 4th / 49th pick / 1958
FBNick Pietrosante*23111161 rushes for 872 yards, 8 td, & 13 catches for 129 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
LHDan Lewis242092 rushes for 438 yards, 1 td, & 12 catches for 192 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
RHHoward Cassady264017 rushes for 28 yards, 1 td, & 20 catches for 238 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
SEGail Cogdill*23Rook043 catches for 642 yards, 1 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 63rd pick / 1960
TEJim Gibbons*242051 catches for 604 yards, 2 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
LTOllie Spencer2970Detroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1953
LGHarley Sewell2970Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CBob Scholtz23Rook0Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1960
RGJohn Gordy2530Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTWillie McClung30501 fumble recovered
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord2750Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras*+2520Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTRoger Brown23Rook00 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 42nd pick / 1960
RDEBill Glass25200 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBCarl Brettschneider29400 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLBJoe Schmidt*28702 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 85th pick / 1953
RLBWayne Walker24201 interception, 4 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBNight Train Lane*32805 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBDick LeBeau23104 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LSGary Lowe26402 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
RSYale Lary*30803 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KJim Martin3610013 of 24 field goals & 26 of 28 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
PYale Lary*308064 punts for a 43.8 average, 2 blockedDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
PRTerry Barr253014 punt returns for a 7.4 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1957
KRBruce Maher23Rook010 kick returns for a 21.4 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 15th / 173rd pick / 1959

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