Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBArchie Manning321011134 for 232, 1,447 yards, 5 td, 11 int, & 2 rushes for 28 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 1971
RBGeorge Rogers*+23Rook16378 rushes for 1,674 yards, 13 td, & 16 catches for 126 yards and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981
FBJack Holmes2831558 rushes for 194 yards, 2 td, & 38 catches for 206 yards and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 15th / 377th pick / 1975
WRJeff Groth2421320 catches for 380 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 27 yards and 0 tdMiami Dolphins / 8th / 206th pick / 1979
WRGuido Merkens2631129 catches for 458 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td
TELarry Hardy2531623 catches for 275 yards, 1 tdNew Orleans Saints / 12th / 309th pick / 1978
LTJ.T. Taylor253121 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1978
LGFred Sturt30716St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1973
CJohn Hill31911New York Giants / 6th / 132nd pick / 1972
RGSam Adams33916
RTStan Brock231162 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 12th pick / 1980
Defensive Starters
LDEDerland Moore308160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1973
NTJerry Boyarsky22Rook7New Orleans Saints / 5th / 128th pick / 1981
RDEElois Grooms286160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1975
LOLBRickey Jackson23Rook160 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 51st pick / 1981
LILBGlen Redd23Rook161 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 6th / 166th pick / 1981
RILBJim Kovach252151 interception, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 4th / 93rd pick / 1979
ROLBRob Nairne274131 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
LCBDave Waymer231134 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 41st pick / 1980
RCBJohnnie Poe22Rook151 interception, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 6th / 144th pick / 1981
SSRussell Gary22Rook141 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 2nd / 29th pick / 1981
FSTom Myers319152 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew Orleans Saints / 3rd / 74th pick / 1972
Special Teams Starters
KBenny Ricardo275013 of 25 field goals & 24 of 24 extra points
PRussell Erxleben242066 punts for a 40.5 average, 0 blockedNew Orleans Saints / 1st / 11th pick / 1979
PRJeff Groth2421337 punt returns for a 11.8 average and 0 tdMiami Dolphins / 8th / 206th pick / 1979
KRWayne Wilson242031 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 tdHouston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1979

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