Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBBill Munson27412181 for 329, 2,311 yards, 15 td, 8 int, & 25 rushes for 109 yards and 1 tdLos Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1964, Houston Oilers / 16th / 126th pick / 1964
HBMel Farr2417128 rushes for 597 yards, 3 td, & 24 catches for 375 yards and 4 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 1967
FBBill Triplett2860120 rushes for 384 yards, 0 td, & 28 catches for 135 yards and 0 tdBoston Patriots / 9th / 70th pick / 1962, New York Giants / 6th / 72nd pick / 1962
FLBilly Gambrell275028 catches for 492 yards, 7 tdBoston Patriots / 12th / 92nd pick / 1963
SEEarl McCullouch22Rook040 catches for 680 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for 13 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 24th pick / 1968
TECharlie Sanders*22Rook040 catches for 533 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 3 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTRoger Shoals3050Dallas Texans / 34th / 267th pick / 1962, Cleveland Browns / 16th / 223rd pick / 1961
LGChuck Walton2710Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1963, San Diego Chargers / 13th / 98th pick / 1963
CEd Flanagan243141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGFrank Gallagher2510
RTCharlie Bradshaw321001 fumble recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 8th / 94th pick / 1957
Defensive Starters
LDEJohn Baker331000 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 5th / 56th pick / 1958
LDTAlex Karras33100Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTJerry Rush2630Boston Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1965, Detroit Lions / 2nd / 25th pick / 1965
RDEJoe Robb31900 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredChicago Bears / 14th / 164th pick / 1959
LLBPaul Naumoff23101 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBMike Lucci29601 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 69th pick / 1961
RLBWayne Walker321001 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBLem Barney*+23107 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBDick LeBeau31905 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
LSMike Weger23105 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 9th / 218th pick / 1967
RSTom Vaughn25303 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 57th pick / 1965, Denver Broncos / 11th / 81st pick / 1965
Special Teams Starters
KJerry DePoyster22Rook03 of 15 field goals & 18 of 20 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 1968
PJerry DePoyster22Rook071 punts for a 40.4 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 1968
PRLem Barney*+231013 punt returns for a 6.1 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
KRLem Barney*+231025 kick returns for a 26.8 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967

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