Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBArchie Manning23114230 for 448, 2,781 yards, 18 td, 21 int, & 63 rushes for 351 yards and 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 1971
RBBob Gresham2419121 rushes for 381 yards, 3 td, & 29 catches for 192 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 8th / 201st pick / 1971
FBBill Butler22Rook954 rushes for 233 yards, 0 td, & 25 catches for 226 yards and 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 5th / 111th pick / 1972
WRDanny Abramowicz2751338 catches for 668 yards, 7 tdNew Orleans Saints / 17th / 420th pick / 1967
WRBob Newland2411047 catches for 579 yards, 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 7th / 172nd pick / 1971
TEDave Parks318932 catches for 542 yards, 6 td, & 1 rush for -7 yards and 0 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 1st / 1st pick / 1964, San Diego Chargers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1964
LTDon Morrison23114New Orleans Saints / 4th / 98th pick / 1971
LGCarl Johnson23Rook71 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 5th / 112th pick / 1972
CJohn Didion25314Washington Redskins / 7th / 173rd pick / 1969
RGRoyce Smith23Rook10New Orleans Saints / 1st / 8th pick / 1972
RTGlen Ray Hines29614St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 82nd pick / 1965
Defensive Starters
LDERichard Neal253140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 45th pick / 1969
LDTBob Pollard241140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 11th / 262nd pick / 1971
RDTDave Long2867St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 43rd pick / 1966, Houston Oilers / 6th / 45th pick / 1966
RDEJoe Owens2627New Orleans Saints / 9th / 215th pick / 1969
LLBTom Roussel274142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredWashington Redskins / 2nd / 38th pick / 1968
MLBJoe Federspiel22Rook10New Orleans Saints / 4th / 99th pick / 1972
RLBWayne Colman26412
LCBErnie Jackson22Rook53 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 7th / 164th pick / 1972
RCBDelles Howell242101 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 4th / 88th pick / 1970
SSHugo Hollas27291 interception, 3 fumbles recovered
FSDoug Wyatt262140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 17th / 426th pick / 1970
Special Teams Starters
KHappy Feller23106 of 11 field goals & 10 of 11 extra pointsPhiladelphia Eagles / 4th / 83rd pick / 1971
PJulian Fagan242071 punts for a 40.8 average, 1 blockedHouston Oilers / 17th / 430th pick / 1970
PRTom Myers22Rook59 punt returns for a 4.8 average and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 3rd / 74th pick / 1972
KRMargene Adkins252443 kick returns for a 23.7 average and 0 tdDallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1970

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