Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Plunkett26214193 for 376, 2,550 yards, 13 td, 17 int, & 44 rushes for 209 yards and 5 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1971
RBJosh Ashton241893 rushes for 305 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 113 yards and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 9th / 209th pick / 1971
FBSam Cunningham23Rook10155 rushes for 516 yards, 4 td, & 15 catches for 144 yards and 1 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 11th pick / 1973
WRReggie Rucker2631453 catches for 743 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td
WRDarryl Stingley22Rook1023 catches for 339 yards, 2 td, & 6 rushes for 64 yards and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 19th pick / 1973
TEBob Windsor316923 catches for 348 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for -6 yards and 0 tdSan Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 26th pick / 1966
LTSam Adams2518
LGJohn Hannah22Rook131 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1973
CBill Lenkaitis27512San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1968
RGLen St. Jean32914Boston Patriots / 9th / 68th pick / 1964, Green Bay Packers / 17th / 237th pick / 1964
RTTom Neville30881 fumble recoveredBoston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965, Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
Defensive Starters
LDERay Hamilton22Rook140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 14th / 342nd pick / 1973
LDTDave Rowe28614New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1967
RDTJulius Adams252140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 2nd / 27th pick / 1971
RDERick Cash285140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 10th / 260th pick / 1968
LLBSteve Kiner263140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDallas Cowboys / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1970
MLBEdgar Chandler275110 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredBuffalo Bills / 4th / 86th pick / 1968
RLBRon Acks295141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredMinnesota Vikings / 4th / 57th pick / 1966, New York Jets / 16th / 141st pick / 1966
LCBGeorge Hoey27212Detroit Lions / 14th / 346th pick / 1969
RCBRon Bolton231146 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 5th / 124th pick / 1972
SSSandy Durko253143 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredCincinnati Bengals / 6th / 137th pick / 1970
FSRalph Anderson242112 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 126th pick / 1971
Special Teams Starters
KJeff White25Rook014 of 25 field goals & 21 of 25 extra points
PBruce Barnes22Rook055 punts for a 38.8 average, 0 blockedNew England Patriots / 12th / 290th pick / 1973
PRMack Herron25Rook127 punt returns for a 10.4 average and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 6th / 143rd pick / 1970
KRMack Herron25Rook141 kick returns for a 26.6 average and 1 tdAtlanta Falcons / 6th / 143rd pick / 1970

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