Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBSteve Grogan24214160 for 305, 2,162 yards, 17 td, 21 int, & 61 rushes for 324 yards and 1 tdNew England Patriots / 5th / 116th pick / 1975
RBDon Calhoun25314198 rushes for 727 yards, 4 td, & 13 catches for 152 yards and 0 tdBuffalo Bills / 10th / 249th pick / 1974
FBSam Cunningham27414270 rushes for 1,015 yards, 4 td, & 42 catches for 370 yards and 1 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 11th pick / 1973
WRStanley Morgan22Rook1421 catches for 443 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 10 yards and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
WRDarryl Stingley2641439 catches for 657 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for 33 yards and 1 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 19th pick / 1973
TERuss Francis*2421016 catches for 229 yards, 4 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1975
LTLeon Gray26411Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 1973
LGJohn Hannah26411New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1973
CBill Lenkaitis31914San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1968
RGSam Adams295131 fumble recovered
RTTom Neville341211Boston Patriots / 7th / 55th pick / 1965, Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 115th pick / 1965
Defensive Starters
LDEMel Lunsford27413Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1972
NTRay Hamilton264140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 14th / 342nd pick / 1973
RDEJulius Adams29614New England Patriots / 2nd / 27th pick / 1971
LOLBSteve Zabel297100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1970
LILBSteve Nelson263130 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 1974
RILBSam Hunt263132 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 15th / 374th pick / 1974
ROLBPete Barnes3210111 interception, 1 fumble recoveredHouston Oilers / 6th / 136th pick / 1967
LCBBob Howard3310124 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 1967
RCBMike Haynes*241145 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 5th pick / 1976
SSPrentice McCray263144 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 8th / 200th pick / 1973
FSTim Fox241143 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 1976
Special Teams Starters
KJohn Smith283015 of 21 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
PMike Patrick252065 punts for a 36.2 average, 3 blocked
PRMike Haynes*2411424 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 5th pick / 1976
KRRaymond Clayborn22Rook228 kick returns for a 31.0 average and 3 tdNew England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977

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