Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGreg Landry*25314136 for 261, 2,237 yards, 16 td, 13 int, & 76 rushes for 530 yards and 3 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1968
RBAltie Taylor24214174 rushes for 736 yards, 4 td, & 26 catches for 270 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1969
FBSteve Owens*24113246 rushes for 1,035 yards, 8 td, & 32 catches for 350 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 19th pick / 1970
WREarl McCullouch2531121 catches for 552 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 24th pick / 1968
WRLarry Walton2421430 catches for 491 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 59th pick / 1969
TECharlie Sanders*+2531331 catches for 502 yards, 5 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTJim Yarbrough25214Detroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1969
LGChuck Walton304141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1963, San Diego Chargers / 13th / 98th pick / 1963
CEd Flanagan*27614Detroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGBob Kowalkowski2850Detroit Lions / 7th / 95th pick / 1965
RTRocky Freitas26314Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1967
Defensive Starters
LDEJim Mitchell2318Detroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1970
LDTDick Evey3078Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1964, Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1964
RDTJerry Rush29614Boston Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1965, Detroit Lions / 2nd / 25th pick / 1965
RDELarry Hand316140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 10th / 132nd pick / 1964, New York Jets / 21st / 163rd pick / 1964
LLBPaul Naumoff264140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBMike Lucci*329145 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 69th pick / 1961
RLBWayne Walker3513142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBLem Barney26473 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBDick LeBeau3412136 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
SSMike Weger264141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 9th / 218th pick / 1967
FSTom Vaughn28691 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 57th pick / 1965, Denver Broncos / 11th / 81st pick / 1965
Special Teams Starters
KErrol Mann303022 of 37 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points
PHerman Weaver231042 punts for a 41.7 average, 2 blockedDetroit Lions / 9th / 227th pick / 1970
PRLem Barney264714 punt returns for a 8.7 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
KRRon Jessie23Rook216 kick returns for a 29.4 average and 2 tdDallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971

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