Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBEric Hipple29610192 for 305, 1,919 yards, 9 td, 11 int, & 16 rushes for 46 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 4th / 85th pick / 1980
RBGarry James23Rook15159 rushes for 688 yards, 3 td, & 34 catches for 219 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1986
FBJames Jones25316252 rushes for 903 yards, 8 td, & 54 catches for 334 yards and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1983
WRCarl Bland2521644 catches for 511 yards, 2 td
WRJeff Chadwick2631553 catches for 995 yards, 5 td
TEJimmie Giles329819 catches for 198 yards, 3 tdHouston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
LTLomas Brown23116Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
LGHarvey Salem25313Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1983
CSteve Mott25314Detroit Lions / 5th / 121st pick / 1983
RGKeith Dorney29712Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1979
RTRich Strenger26316Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1983
Defensive Starters
LDEKeith Ferguson275159.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 5th / 131st pick / 1981
NTEric Williams242164.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1984
RDEWilliam Gay318166.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDenver Broncos / 2nd / 55th pick / 1978
LOLBJimmy Williams264102.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 15th pick / 1982
LILBJames Harrell297150.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RILBVernon Maxwell253152.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredBaltimore Colts / 2nd / 29th pick / 1983
ROLBMike Cofer263157.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 67th pick / 1983
LCBDuane Galloway251120.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RCBBruce McNorton274160.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 96th pick / 1982
SSDemetrious Johnson253160.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 5th / 115th pick / 1983
FSDevon Mitchell24Rook160.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 92nd pick / 1986
Special Teams Starters
KEddie Murray306018 of 25 field goals & 31 of 32 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 7th / 166th pick / 1980
PMike Black253046 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blockedDetroit Lions / 7th / 181st pick / 1983
PRPete Mandley252043 punt returns for a 9.8 average and 1 tdDetroit Lions / 2nd / 47th pick / 1984
KRHerman Hunter251049 kick returns for a 20.6 average and 0 tdPhiladelphia Eagles / 11th / 289th pick / 1985

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