Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBFran Tarkenton*+351414273 for 425, 2,994 yards, 25 td, 13 int, & 16 rushes for 108 yards and 2 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 29th pick / 1961, Boston Patriots / 5th / 34th pick / 1961
RBChuck Foreman*+25212280 rushes for 1,070 yards, 13 td, & 73 catches for 691 yards and 9 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 1973
FBEd Marinaro25312101 rushes for 358 yards, 1 td, & 54 catches for 462 yards and 3 tdMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 50th pick / 1972
WRJohn Gilliam*3081450 catches for 777 yards, 7 td, & 3 rushes for 35 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1967
WRJim Lash2421437 catches for 535 yards, 3 tdMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 65th pick / 1973
TEStu Voigt2751334 catches for 363 yards, 4 tdMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 260th pick / 1970
LTCharles Goodrum2527Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 232nd pick / 1972
LGAndy Maurer2757Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 64th pick / 1970
CMick Tingelhoff3513142 fumbles recovered
RGEd White*28611Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1969
RTRon Yary*+29714Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDECarl Eller3311141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredBuffalo Bills / 1st / 5th pick / 1964, Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 6th pick / 1964
LDTDoug Sutherland275140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
RDTAlan Page*+30814Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 15th pick / 1967
RDEJim Marshall3815140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBRoy Winston351390 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1962, Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 45th pick / 1962
MLBJeff Siemon*253143 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBWally Hilgenberg3311141 interception, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 48th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 8th / 57th pick / 1964
LCBNate Wright28614
RCBBobby Bryant*317146 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
SSTerry Brown286122 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredSt. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1969
FSPaul Krause*+33111410 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KFred Cox3712013 of 17 field goals & 46 of 48 extra pointsCleveland Browns / 8th / 110th pick / 1961, New York Titans / 28th / 221st pick / 1961
PNeil Clabo23Rook073 punts for a 41.1 average, 2 blockedMinnesota Vikings / 10th / 258th pick / 1975
PRBobby Bryant*3171419 punt returns for a 6.6 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
KRBrent McClanahan242417 kick returns for a 21.2 average and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 5th / 118th pick / 1973

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