Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJoe Namath33118114 for 230, 1,090 yards, 4 td, 16 int, & 2 rushes for 5 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 1st / 1st pick / 1965, St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1965
RBSteve Davis284894 rushes for 418 yards, 3 td, & 8 catches for 57 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1971
FBClark Gaines22Rook8157 rushes for 724 yards, 3 td, & 41 catches for 400 yards and 2 td
WRDavid Knight2531320 catches for 403 yards, 2 tdNew York Jets / 11th / 272nd pick / 1973
WRLou Piccone272812 catches for 147 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 11 yards and 0 td
TERich Caster2861431 catches for 391 yards, 1 td, & 6 rushes for 73 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 2nd / 46th pick / 1970
LTRobert Woods26310New York Jets / 2nd / 38th pick / 1973
LGRandy Rasmussen319141 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 12th / 302nd pick / 1967
CJoe Fields23110New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
RGDarrell Austin25110Denver Broncos / 16th / 404th pick / 1974
RTGarry Puetz24314New York Jets / 12th / 300th pick / 1973
Defensive Starters
LDELawrence Pillers24Rook130 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 11th / 296th pick / 1976
LDTCarl Barzilauskas252110 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1974
RDTEd Galigher26414New York Jets / 4th / 89th pick / 1972
RDERichard Neal29713New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 45th pick / 1969
LLBGreg Buttle22Rook142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
MLBJohn Ebersole286101 interception, 3 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1970
RLBBob Martin23Rook132 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 6th / 163rd pick / 1976
LCBShafer Suggs23Rook101 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1976
RCBEd Taylor231112 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 9th / 224th pick / 1975
SSPhil Wise275120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 6th / 136th pick / 1971
FSBurgess Owens253140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 1973
Special Teams Starters
KPat Leahy252011 of 16 field goals & 16 of 20 extra points
PDuane Carrell272081 punts for a 39.7 average, 0 blocked
PRLou Piccone272821 punt returns for a 8.2 average and 1 td
KRLou Piccone272831 kick returns for a 22.5 average and 0 td

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