Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGary Danielson27211199 for 351, 2,294 yards, 18 td, 17 int, & 22 rushes for 93 yards and 0 td
RBDexter Bussey26416225 rushes for 924 yards, 5 td, & 31 catches for 275 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1974
FBHorace King25315155 rushes for 660 yards, 4 td, & 48 catches for 396 yards and 2 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1975
WRLuther Blue2411531 catches for 350 yards, 2 td, & 5 rushes for 9 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 96th pick / 1977
WRFreddie Scott2641337 catches for 564 yards, 2 td, & 4 rushes for 53 yards and 0 tdBaltimore Colts / 7th / 174th pick / 1974
TEDavid Hill*2421653 catches for 633 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 12 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
LTKarl Baldischwiler22Rook15Miami Dolphins / 7th / 178th pick / 1978
LGHomer Elias23Rook162 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 107th pick / 1978
CLarry Tearry22Rook12Detroit Lions / 4th / 109th pick / 1978
RGLynn Boden25316Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1975
RTBrad Oates252151 fumble recoveredSt. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1976
Defensive Starters
LDEDave Pureifory2968Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1972
LDTJohn Woodcock242160 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 1976
RDTDoug English*25313Detroit Lions / 2nd / 38th pick / 1975
RDEAl Baker*+22Rook160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LLBPaul Naumoff3311131 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 60th pick / 1967
MLBEd O'Neil264164 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1974
RLBCharlie Weaver297163 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 48th pick / 1971
LCBWalt Williams241111 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1977
RCBLuther Bradley23Rook163 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 11th pick / 1978
SSMike Burns241111 interception, 1 fumble recoveredSan Francisco 49ers / 6th / 141st pick / 1977
FSJimmy Allen264145 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 100th pick / 1974
Special Teams Starters
KBenny Ricardo242020 of 28 field goals & 32 of 33 extra points
PTom Skladany23Rook086 punts for a 42.5 average, 1 blockedCleveland Browns / 2nd / 46th pick / 1977
PRJesse Thompson22Rook116 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 165th pick / 1978
KRJesse Thompson22Rook114 kick returns for a 24.7 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 165th pick / 1978

Roster