Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGreg Landry26414134 for 268, 2,066 yards, 18 td, 17 int, & 81 rushes for 524 yards and 9 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1968
RBAltie Taylor25312154 rushes for 658 yards, 4 td, & 29 catches for 250 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1969
FBSteve Owens2529143 rushes for 519 yards, 4 td, & 15 catches for 100 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 19th pick / 1970
WRRon Jessie2411424 catches for 424 yards, 4 tdDallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971
WRLarry Walton253924 catches for 485 yards, 6 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 59th pick / 1969
TECharlie Sanders264827 catches for 416 yards, 2 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTJim Yarbrough263131 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1969
LGChuck Walton3158Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1963
San Diego Chargers / 13th / 98th pick / 1963
CEd Flanagan287141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGBob Kowalkowski29614Detroit Lions / 7th / 95th pick / 1965
RTRocky Freitas*27414Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1967
Defensive Starters
LDEJim Mitchell242141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1970
LDTLarry Woods241120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 100th pick / 1971
RDTBob Bell24190 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 21st pick / 1971
RDELarry Hand327140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 10th / 132nd pick / 1964
New York Jets / 21st / 163rd pick / 1964
LLBPaul Naumoff275141 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBMike Lucci3310142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 69th pick / 1961
RLBWayne Walker3614140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 45th pick / 1958
LCBLem Barney*275143 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBRudy Redmond253142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredChicago Bears / 4th / 91st pick / 1969
SSMike Weger27513Detroit Lions / 9th / 218th pick / 1967
FSDick LeBeau351370 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959
Special Teams Starters
KErrol Mann314020 of 29 field goals & 38 of 39 extra points
PHerman Weaver242043 punts for a 40.3 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 9th / 227th pick / 1970
PRLem Barney*2751415 punt returns for a 7.2 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
KRMickey Zofko231126 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 9th / 229th pick / 1971

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