Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBFran Tarkenton*341313199 for 351, 2,598 yards, 17 td, 12 int, & 21 rushes for 120 yards and 2 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961, Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RBDave Osborn31910131 rushes for 514 yards, 4 td, & 29 catches for 196 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 13th / 176th pick / 1965
FBChuck Foreman*24113199 rushes for 777 yards, 9 td, & 53 catches for 586 yards and 6 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 1973
WRJohn Gilliam*2971426 catches for 578 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 16 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
WRJim Lash2311432 catches for 631 yards, 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 65th pick / 1973
TEStu Voigt2641332 catches for 268 yards, 5 tdMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 260th pick / 1970
LTCharles Goodrum24112Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 232nd pick / 1972
LGEd White27513Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1969
CMick Tingelhoff341214
RGAndy Maurer2646Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 64th pick / 1970
RTRon Yary*+28614Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDECarl Eller*3210140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredBuffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1964, Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
LDTDoug Sutherland2648New Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
RDTAlan Page*+29714Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 15th pick / 1967
RDEJim Marshall371414Cleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBRoy Winston341280 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1962, Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 45th pick / 1962
MLBJeff Siemon242142 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBWally Hilgenberg3210131 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 8th / 57th pick / 1964
LCBNate Wright275146 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCBJackie Wallace23Rook141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 1973
SSJeff Wright253104 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 15th / 388th pick / 1971
FSPaul Krause*3210102 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KFred Cox3611012 of 20 field goals & 32 of 39 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1961, New York Titans / 28th / 221st pick / 1961
PMike Eischeid348073 punts for a 36.1 average, 1 blocked
PRJackie Wallace23Rook1425 punt returns for a 7.6 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 1973
KRBrent McClanahan231023 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 5th / 118th pick / 1973

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