Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBRodney Peete23Rook8103 for 195, 1,479 yards, 5 td, 9 int, & 33 rushes for 148 yards and 4 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 141st pick / 1989
RBBarry Sanders*+21Rook13280 rushes for 1,470 yards, 14 td, & 24 catches for 282 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1989
WRRobert Clark2421641 catches for 748 yards, 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 10th / 263rd pick / 1987
WRRichard Johnson2821570 catches for 1,091 yards, 8 td, & 12 rushes for 38 yards and 0 td
WRJason Phillips23Rook630 catches for 352 yards, 1 tdDetroit Lions / 10th / 253rd pick / 1989
WRWalter Stanley2741224 catches for 304 yards, 0 tdGreen Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 1985
LTLomas Brown264161 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1985
LGEric Andolsek23116Detroit Lions / 5th / 111th pick / 1988
CKevin Glover26416Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 1985
RGKen Dallafior30411Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 124th pick / 1982
RTHarvey Salem2868Houston Oilers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1983
Defensive Starters
LDEEric Williams275165.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1984
NTJerry Ball*252169.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1987
RDEKevin Brooks264152.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDallas Cowboys / 1st / 17th pick / 1985
LOLBJimmy Williams297164.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 15th pick / 1982
LILBChris Spielman*241165.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 2nd / 29th pick / 1988
RILBVictor Jones23190.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredTampa Bay Buccaneers / 12th / 310th pick / 1988
ROLBMike Cofer29679.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 67th pick / 1983
LCBTerry Taylor285150.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredSeattle Seahawks / 1st / 22nd pick / 1984
RCBJerry Holmes329160.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SSBennie Blades231160.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1988
FSWilliam White231151.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 85th pick / 1988
Special Teams Starters
KEddie Murray*339020 of 21 field goals & 36 of 36 extra pointsDetroit Lions / 7th / 166th pick / 1980
PJim Arnold286082 punts for a 43.1 average, 1 blockedKansas City Chiefs / 5th / 119th pick / 1983
PRWalter Stanley2741236 punt returns for a 13.8 average and 0 tdGreen Bay Packers / 4th / 98th pick / 1985
KRMel Gray283124 kick returns for a 26.7 average and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984 Supp

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