Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGary Danielson3165100 for 197, 1,343 yards, 10 td, 14 int, & 23 rushes for 92 yards and 0 td
RBBilly Sims*2728172 rushes for 639 yards, 4 td, & 34 catches for 342 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1980
FBDexter Bussey308648 rushes for 136 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 138 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 1974
WRFreddie Scott308713 catches for 231 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -6 yards and 0 tdBaltimore Colts / 7th / 174th pick / 1974
WRLeonard Thompson307717 catches for 328 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 16 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 8th / 194th pick / 1975
TEDavid Hill286822 catches for 252 yards, 4 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1976
LTKarl Baldischwiler2645Miami Dolphins / 7th / 178th pick / 1978
LGHomer Elias2749Detroit Lions / 4th / 107th pick / 1978
CAmos Fowler26492 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 121st pick / 1978
RGRuss Bolinger2865Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1976
RTKeith Dorney*2539Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1979
Defensive Starters
LDEDave Pureifory331097.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1972
LDTWilliam Gay27485.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 55th pick / 1978
RDTDoug English*+29794.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 38th pick / 1975
RDEAl Baker26488.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LLBGarry Cobb25360.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDallas Cowboys / 9th / 247th pick / 1979
MLBKen Fantetti2539Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 1979
RLBStan White331090.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredBaltimore Colts / 17th / 438th pick / 1972
LCBWayne Smith25251.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 11th / 278th pick / 1980
RCBJames Hunter28671.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1976
SSRay Oldham31951.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredBaltimore Colts / 8th / 189th pick / 1973
FSAlvin Hall24190.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
Special Teams Starters
KEddie Murray262011 of 12 field goals & 16 of 16 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 7th / 166th pick / 1980
PTom Skladany274036 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blockedCleveland Browns / 2nd / 46th pick / 1977
PRRobbie Martin241026 punt returns for a 10.6 average and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 100th pick / 1981
KRAlvin Hall241916 kick returns for a 26.6 average and 1 td

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