Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGreg Landry30812168 for 291, 2,191 yards, 17 td, 8 int, & 43 rushes for 234 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1968
RBDexter Bussey24214196 rushes for 858 yards, 3 td, & 28 catches for 218 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1974
FBHorace King231793 rushes for 325 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 163 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1975
WRRay Jarvis2751339 catches for 822 yards, 5 tdAtlanta Falcons / 5th / 111th pick / 1971
WRLarry Walton2971320 catches for 293 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 59th pick / 1969
TECharlie Sanders*3081335 catches for 545 yards, 5 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 1968
LTCraig Hertwig24181 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 94th pick / 1975
LGLynn Boden2318Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1975
CJon Morris341214Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964, Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
RGBob Kowalkowski3310141 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 95th pick / 1965
RTRocky Freitas31814Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1967
Defensive Starters
LDEKen Sanders264140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1972
LDTJim Mitchell28614Detroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1970
RDTLarry Hand3611101 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 10th / 132nd pick / 1964, New York Jets / 21st / 163rd pick / 1964
RDEBilly Howard2627Detroit Lions / 2nd / 39th pick / 1974
LLBPaul Naumoff31912Detroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBJim Laslavic253112 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1973
RLBCharlie Weaver275142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 48th pick / 1971
LCBLem Barney*319142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
RCBLevi Johnson263146 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 75th pick / 1973
SSCharlie West308141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1968
FSJames Hunter22Rook87 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1976
Special Teams Starters
KBenny Ricardo22Rook010 of 14 field goals & 19 of 21 extra points
PHerman Weaver286083 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blockedDetroit Lions / 9th / 227th pick / 1970
PRLem Barney*3191423 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
KRBobby Thompson291022 kick returns for a 19.6 average and 0 td

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