Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGreg Landry31911135 for 240, 1,359 yards, 6 td, 7 int, & 25 rushes for 99 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1968
RBRick Kane23Rook6124 rushes for 421 yards, 4 td, & 18 catches for 186 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 69th pick / 1977
FBHorace King24213155 rushes for 521 yards, 1 td, & 40 catches for 238 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1975
WRJ.D. Hill2961124 catches for 247 yards, 1 tdBuffalo Bills / 1st / 4th pick / 1971
WRRay Jarvis2861028 catches for 353 yards, 1 tdAtlanta Falcons / 5th / 111th pick / 1971
TEDavid Hill2311132 catches for 465 yards, 2 td, & 4 rushes for 10 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
LTJim Yarbrough31811Detroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1969
LGRuss Bolinger23114Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1976
CJon Morris3513141 fumble recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 2nd / 27th pick / 1964, Boston Patriots / 4th / 29th pick / 1964
RGLynn Boden24210Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1975
RTCraig Hertwig25214Detroit Lions / 4th / 94th pick / 1975
Defensive Starters
LDEKen Sanders27511Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1972
LDTHerb Orvis31514Detroit Lions / 1st / 16th pick / 1972
RDTDoug English242140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 38th pick / 1975
RDEJim Mitchell2977Detroit Lions / 3rd / 71st pick / 1970
LLBPaul Naumoff321012Detroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBEd O'Neil253110 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1974
RLBCharlie Weaver286131 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 48th pick / 1971
LCBJames Hunter231146 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1976
RCBLem Barney3210113 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1967
SSCharlie West319131 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1968
FSDick Jauron27493 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 91st pick / 1973
Special Teams Starters
KSteve Mike-Mayer30208 of 19 field goals & 19 of 21 extra pointsSan Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1975
PWilbur Summers23Rook093 punts for a 36.8 average, 1 blockedDenver Broncos / 15th / 418th pick / 1976
PREddie Payton26Rook027 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 1 td
KREddie Payton26Rook018 kick returns for a 25.4 average and 1 td

Roster

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.