Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGreg Landry275770 for 128, 908 yards, 3 td, 10 int, & 42 rushes for 267 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1968
RBAltie Taylor26413176 rushes for 719 yards, 5 td, & 27 catches for 252 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1969
FBSteve Owens2638113 rushes for 401 yards, 3 td, & 24 catches for 232 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 19th pick / 1970
WRRon Jessie2521220 catches for 364 yards, 3 td, & 5 rushes for 31 yards and 1 tdDallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971
WRLarry Walton2641122 catches for 309 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 100 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 59th pick / 1969
TECharlie Sanders2751428 catches for 433 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTJim Yarbrough2749Detroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1969
LGGuy Dennis2648Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 109th pick / 1969
CEd Flanagan*298141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGBob Kowalkowski30714Detroit Lions / 7th / 95th pick / 1965
RTRocky Freitas285142 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1967
Defensive Starters
LDEKen Sanders23114Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1972
LDTHerb Orvis27114Detroit Lions / 1st / 16th pick / 1972
RDTBob Bell252110 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 21st pick / 1971
RDELarry Hand33814Detroit Lions / 10th / 132nd pick / 1964, New York Jets / 21st / 163rd pick / 1964
LLBPaul Naumoff286140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBMike Lucci341194 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 69th pick / 1961
RLBCharlie Weaver242132 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 48th pick / 1971
LCBLem Barney*286144 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBLevi Johnson23Rook145 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 75th pick / 1973
SSMike Weger286122 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 9th / 218th pick / 1967
FSDick Jauron23Rook124 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1973
Special Teams Starters
KErrol Mann325013 of 19 field goals & 14 of 14 extra points
PHerman Weaver253054 punts for a 43.2 average, 1 blockedDetroit Lions / 9th / 227th pick / 1970
PRLem Barney*2861427 punt returns for a 8.6 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
KRDick Jauron23Rook1217 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1973

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