Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBArchie Manning*29716291 for 471, 3,416 yards, 17 td, 16 int, & 38 rushes for 202 yards and 1 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 1971
RBChuck Muncie25211160 rushes for 557 yards, 7 td, & 26 catches for 233 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 3rd pick / 1976
FBTony Galbreath24216186 rushes for 635 yards, 5 td, & 74 catches for 582 yards and 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1976
WRIke Harris2631540 catches for 590 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 22 yards and 0 tdSt. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1974
WRTinker Owens2421040 catches for 446 yards, 2 tdNew Orleans Saints / 4th / 95th pick / 1976
TEHenry Childs2741653 catches for 869 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for -4 yards and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 5th / 109th pick / 1974
LTJ.T. Taylor22Rook162 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1978
LGFred Sturt27411St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1973
CJohn Hill28616New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
RGDave Lafary23113New Orleans Saints / 5th / 118th pick / 1977
RTRobert Woods28513New York Jets / 2nd / 38th pick / 1973
Defensive Starters
LDEElois Grooms253160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1975
LDTElex Price285160 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RDTDerland Moore275140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
RDEJoe Campbell23116New Orleans Saints / 1st / 7th pick / 1977
LLBJim Merlo275160 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1973
MLBJoe Federspiel286162 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 4th / 99th pick / 1972
RLBPat Hughes318162 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredNew York Giants / 9th / 221st pick / 1970
LCBClarence Chapman252142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredOakland Raiders / 7th / 204th pick / 1976
RCBMo Spencer264164 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 3rd / 71st pick / 1974
SSRay Brown297164 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 6th / 148th pick / 1971
FSTom Myers286166 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 3rd / 74th pick / 1972
Special Teams Starters
KSteve Mike-Mayer31306 of 13 field goals & 18 of 18 extra pointsSan Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1975
PTom Blanchard307084 punts for a 42.0 average, 2 blockedNew York Giants / 12th / 304th pick / 1971
PRWes Chandler22Rook534 punt returns for a 6.9 average and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 3rd pick / 1978
KRWes Chandler22Rook532 kick returns for a 23.8 average and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 3rd pick / 1978

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