Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Gary Cuozzo 29 7 12 128 for 257, 1,720 yards, 7 td, 10 int, & 17 rushes for 61 yards and 0 td
RB Dave Osborn* 27 5 10 207 rushes for 681 yards, 5 td, & 23 catches for 202 yards and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 13th / 176th pick / 1965
FB Bill Brown 32 9 7 101 rushes for 324 yards, 0 td, & 15 catches for 149 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 20th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 6th / 45th pick / 1961
WR Bob Grim 25 3 9 23 catches for 287 yards, 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 28th pick / 1967
WR Gene Washington* 26 3 14 44 catches for 702 yards, 4 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 8th pick / 1967
TE John Beasley 25 3 14 17 catches for 237 yards, 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 8th / 197th pick / 1967
LT Grady Alderman 32 10 11 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 10th / 111th pick / 1960
LG Jim Vellone 26 4 8
C Mick Tingelhoff 30 8 14 1 fumble recovered
RG Milt Sunde 28 6 14 Minnesota Vikings / 20th / 271st pick / 1964
RT Ron Yary 24 2 14 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDE Carl Eller*+ 28 6 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1964
Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
LDT Gary Larsen* 30 6 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 133rd pick / 1964
RDT Alan Page*+ 25 3 14 1 interception, 7 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 15th pick / 1967
RDE Jim Marshall 33 10 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLB Roy Winston 30 8 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1962
Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 45th pick / 1962
MLB Lonnie Warwick 28 5 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Wally Hilgenberg 28 6 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 8th / 57th pick / 1964
LCB Bobby Bryant 26 2 10 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
RCB Ed Sharockman 31 9 13 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 57th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 22nd / 174th pick / 1961
SS Karl Kassulke* 29 7 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 11th / 152nd pick / 1963
FS Paul Krause 28 6 14 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
K Fred Cox* 32 7 0 30 of 46 field goals & 35 of 35 extra points Cleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 28th / 221st pick / 1961
P Tom McNeill 28 3 0 61 punts for a 37.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Charlie West 24 2 5 29 punt returns for a 5.8 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1968
KR Clint Jones 25 3 7 19 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 2nd pick / 1967

Roster