Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTommy Kramer24216315 for 566, 3,397 yards, 23 td, 24 int, & 32 rushes for 138 yards and 1 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 27th pick / 1977
RBRickey Young26416188 rushes for 708 yards, 3 td, & 72 catches for 519 yards and 4 tdSan Diego Chargers / 7th / 164th pick / 1975
FBTed Brown22Rook9130 rushes for 551 yards, 1 td, & 31 catches for 197 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 16th pick / 1979
WRAhmad Rashad*3071680 catches for 1,156 yards, 9 tdSt. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 4th pick / 1972
WRSammy White2531542 catches for 715 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 tdMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 1976
TEBob Tucker3491524 catches for 223 yards, 2 td
LTSteve Riley275161 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1974
LGCharles Goodrum29692 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 9th / 232nd pick / 1972
CDennis Swilley242161 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 1977
RGWes Hamilton263161 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 85th pick / 1976
RTRon Yary3311161 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 1st pick / 1968
Defensive Starters
LDEMark Mullaney26416Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1975
LDTDoug Sutherland31910New Orleans Saints / 14th / 348th pick / 1970
RDTJames White263160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 1976
RDEJim Marshall4219160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 4th / 44th pick / 1960
LLBMatt Blair*295163 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1974
MLBJeff Siemon29712Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 10th pick / 1972
RLBFred McNeill275150 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 1974
LCBJohn Turner231162 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 2nd / 48th pick / 1978
RCBBobby Bryant3511142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 7th / 167th pick / 1967
SSTom Hannon242164 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1977
FSPaul Krause371583 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 18th pick / 1964, Denver Broncos / 12th / 89th pick / 1964
Special Teams Starters
KRick Danmeier272013 of 22 field goals & 28 of 31 extra points
PGreg Coleman252090 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blockedCincinnati Bengals / 14th / 398th pick / 1976
PRJimmy Edwards27Rook033 punt returns for a 5.6 average and 0 td
KRJimmy Edwards27Rook044 kick returns for a 25.1 average and 0 td

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