Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBRichard Todd26315171 for 334, 2,660 yards, 16 td, 22 int, & 36 rushes for 93 yards and 5 tdNew York Jets / 1st / 6th pick / 1976
RBScott Dierking24214186 rushes for 767 yards, 3 td, & 10 catches for 121 yards and 0 tdNew York Jets / 4th / 90th pick / 1977
FBClark Gaines2539186 rushes for 905 yards, 0 td, & 29 catches for 219 yards and 0 td
WRDerrick Gaffney2411632 catches for 534 yards, 1 tdNew York Jets / 8th / 197th pick / 1978
WRWesley Walker242923 catches for 569 yards, 5 tdNew York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1977
TEJerome Barkum2971327 catches for 401 yards, 4 tdNew York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1972
LTChris Ward24116New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1978
LGRandy Rasmussen341216New York Jets / 12th / 302nd pick / 1967
CJoe Fields26415New York Jets / 14th / 349th pick / 1975
RGDan Alexander24216New York Jets / 8th / 200th pick / 1977
RTMarvin Powell*+24216New York Jets / 1st / 4th pick / 1977
Defensive Starters
LDELawrence Pillers273150 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 11th / 296th pick / 1976
LDTAbdul Salaam26312New York Jets / 7th / 188th pick / 1976
RDTJoe Klecko26216New York Jets / 6th / 144th pick / 1977
RDEMarty Lyons22Rook160 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 14th pick / 1979
LLBGreg Buttle253162 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 3rd / 67th pick / 1976
MLBStan Blinka22Rook162 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 5th / 125th pick / 1979
RLBMike McKibben23Rook101 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LCBBobby Jackson231164 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1978
RCBJohnny Lynn23Rook142 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 4th / 98th pick / 1979
SSShafer Suggs263153 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1976
FSBurgess Owens286166 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 1973
Special Teams Starters
KPat Leahy28508 of 13 field goals & 12 of 15 extra points
PChuck Ramsey272073 punts for a 40.8 average, 0 blockedNew England Patriots / 6th / 141st pick / 1974
PRBruce Harper242033 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td
KRBruce Harper242055 kick returns for a 21.1 average and 0 td

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