Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBJim Finks*25312158 for 336, 2,307 yards, 20 td, 19 int, & 23 rushes for 37 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 116th pick / 1949
FBEd Modzelewski23Rook82 rushes for 195 yards, 3 td, & 11 catches for 109 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 6th pick / 1952
LHRay Mathews*23166 rushes for 315 yards, 0 td, & 33 catches for 543 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
RHLynn Chandnois*27297 rushes for 298 yards, 1 td, & 28 catches for 370 yards and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1950
LEGeorge Sulima24Rook9 catches for 176 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 31st pick / 1951
LTBill Murray262Baltimore Colts / 4th / 41st pick / 1950
LGJohn Schweder2521 fumble recoveredPhiladelphia Eagles / 25th / 251st pick / 1949
CBill Walsh2531 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1949
RGPete Ladygo27RookPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 186th pick / 1952
RTGeorge Hughes2721 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 34th pick / 1950
REElbie Nickel*30555 catches for 884 yards, 9 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 17th / 149th pick / 1947
Defensive Starters
LDEGeorge Hays2821 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LDTLou Ferry2530 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 25th pick / 1949
MGDale Dodrill2610 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 67th pick / 1951
RDTErnie Stautner*2720 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1950
RDEBill McPeak*2630 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 142nd pick / 1948
LLBJerry Shipkey*+2742 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 58th pick / 1947
RLBFrank Sinkovitz2951 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
LDHClaude Hipps25Rook3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 78th pick / 1952
RDHJim Brandt23RookPittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 140th pick / 1951
LSHoward Hartley2844 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RSEd Kissell23Rook5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 30th / 354th pick / 1952
Special Teams Starters
KGary Kerkorian22Rook4 of 9 field goals & 35 of 41 extra pointsPittsburgh Steelers / 19th / 222nd pick / 1952
PPat Brady26Rook77 punts for a 43.2 average, 0 blockedNew York Giants / 13th / 155th pick / 1952
PRRay Mathews*23126 punt returns for a 15.3 average and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
KRLynn Chandnois*27217 kick returns for a 35.2 average and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1950

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