Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBGary Danielson33814252 for 410, 3,076 yards, 17 td, 15 int, & 41 rushes for 218 yards and 3 td
RBBilly Sims2948130 rushes for 687 yards, 5 td, & 31 catches for 239 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1980
FBJames Jones23116137 rushes for 532 yards, 3 td, & 77 catches for 662 yards and 5 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1983
WRMark Nichols253934 catches for 744 yards, 1 td, & 3 rushes for 27 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 16th pick / 1981
WRLeonard Thompson3291550 catches for 773 yards, 6 td, & 3 rushes for -7 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 8th / 194th pick / 1975
TERob Rubick242914 catches for 188 yards, 1 tdDetroit Lions / 12th / 326th pick / 1982
LTDon Laster2628Washington Redskins / 12th / 309th pick / 1982
LGChris Dieterich26416Detroit Lions / 6th / 140th pick / 1980
CAmos Fowler2867Detroit Lions / 5th / 121st pick / 1978
RGDon Greco252161 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1981
RTKeith Dorney27516Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1979
Defensive Starters
LDEMike Cofer241167.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 67th pick / 1983
LDTCurtis Green273158.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 46th pick / 1981
RDTDoug English319165.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 38th pick / 1975
RDEWilliam Gay2961610.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 55th pick / 1978
LLBGarry Cobb275163.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDallas Cowboys / 9th / 247th pick / 1979
MLBKen Fantetti275121.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 1979
RLBJimmy Williams242162.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 15th pick / 1982
LCBBobby Watkins242160.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1982
RCBBruce McNorton252160.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 96th pick / 1982
SSAlvin Hall263160.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FSWilliam Graham252130.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 127th pick / 1982
Special Teams Starters
KEddie Murray284020 of 27 field goals & 31 of 31 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 7th / 166th pick / 1980
PMike Black231076 punts for a 41.6 average, 0 blockedDetroit Lions / 7th / 181st pick / 1983
PRRobbie Martin263025 punt returns for a 8.4 average and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 100th pick / 1981
KRPete Mandley23Rook022 kick returns for a 17.7 average and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1984

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