Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTerry Bradshaw23113203 for 373, 2,259 yards, 13 td, 22 int, & 53 rushes for 247 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RBPreston Pearson26414131 rushes for 605 yards, 0 td, & 20 catches for 246 yards and 2 tdBaltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967
FBJohn Fuqua25212155 rushes for 625 yards, 4 td, & 49 catches for 427 yards and 1 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 273rd pick / 1969
WRRon Shanklin2311449 catches for 652 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 1 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1970
WRDave Smith2411447 catches for 663 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 184th pick / 1970
TEBob Adams2521420 catches for 160 yards, 0 td
LTJon Kolb24214Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LGSam Davis27412
CRay Mansfield30813Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963, Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RGBruce Van Dyke27511Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966, Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
RTJohn Brown32913Cleveland Browns / 4th / 55th pick / 1961
Defensive Starters
LDEL.C. Greenwood252140 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDTJoe Greene*252140 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDTLloyd Voss297100 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 2nd / 11th pick / 1964, Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1964
RDEDwight White22Rook140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLBJack Ham23Rook132 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLBChuck Allen3210103 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredSan Diego Chargers / 28th / 223rd pick / 1961, Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 228th pick / 1961
RLBAndy Russell*308140 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCBJohn Rowser274114 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1967
RCBMel Blount231102 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SSMike Wagner22Rook122 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FSGlen Edwards24Rook61 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
KRoy Gerela232017 of 27 field goals & 27 of 27 extra pointsHouston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
PBobby Walden337079 punts for a 43.7 average, 0 blockedHouston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PRJon Staggers231031 punt returns for a 8.5 average and 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 105th pick / 1970
KRJim Brumfield24Rook012 kick returns for a 22.6 average and 0 tdNew Orleans Saints / 10th / 244th pick / 1970

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