Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBBill Munson331011166 for 292, 1,874 yards, 8 td, 7 int, & 18 rushes for 40 yards and 1 tdLos Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1964, Houston Oilers / 16th / 126th pick / 1964
RBAltie Taylor27512150 rushes for 532 yards, 5 td, & 30 catches for 293 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1969
FBSteve Owens274797 rushes for 374 yards, 3 td, & 24 catches for 158 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 19th pick / 1970
WRRon Jessie2631154 catches for 761 yards, 3 td, & 6 rushes for 17 yards and 1 tdDallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1971
WRLarry Walton2751331 catches for 404 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 3 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 59th pick / 1969
TECharlie Sanders*2861442 catches for 532 yards, 3 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTJim Yarbrough285122 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1969
LGChuck Walton33710Detroit Lions / 4th / 55th pick / 1963, San Diego Chargers / 13th / 98th pick / 1963
CEd Flanagan30913Detroit Lions / 5th / 64th pick / 1965
RGBob Kowalkowski31814Detroit Lions / 7th / 95th pick / 1965
RTRocky Freitas29614Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1967
Defensive Starters
LDEKen Sanders242140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1972
LDTHerb Orvis282140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 16th pick / 1972
RDTJim Mitchell264140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1970
RDELarry Hand34980 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 10th / 132nd pick / 1964, New York Jets / 21st / 163rd pick / 1964
LLBPaul Naumoff297141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBJim Laslavic231141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1973
RLBCharlie Weaver253143 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 48th pick / 1971
LCBLem Barney297124 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBLevi Johnson241125 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 75th pick / 1973
SSCharlie West28691 interception, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1968
FSDick Jauron*241141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1973
Special Teams Starters
KErrol Mann336023 of 32 field goals & 23 of 26 extra points
PHerman Weaver264072 punts for a 38.5 average, 2 blockedDetroit Lions / 9th / 227th pick / 1970
PRDick Jauron*2411417 punt returns for a 16.8 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1973
KRJimmie Jones24Rook238 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 0 td

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