Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTerry Bradshaw24214147 for 308, 1,887 yards, 12 td, 12 int, & 58 rushes for 346 yards and 7 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RBFranco Harris*22Rook10188 rushes for 1,055 yards, 10 td, & 21 catches for 180 yards and 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
FBJohn Fuqua26313150 rushes for 665 yards, 4 td, & 18 catches for 152 yards and 0 tdNew York Giants / 11th / 273rd pick / 1969
WRFrank Lewis251827 catches for 391 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for 68 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
WRRon Shanklin2421338 catches for 669 yards, 3 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1970
TEJohn McMakin22Rook1321 catches for 277 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1972
LTJon Kolb25314Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LGSam Davis285111 fumble recovered
CRay Mansfield31914Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RGBruce Van Dyke28613Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
RTGerry Mullins231141 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 86th pick / 1971
Defensive Starters
LDEL.C. Greenwood26313Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDTJoe Greene*+263140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDTBen McGee338140 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Jets / 5th / 35th pick / 1964
Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 51st pick / 1964
RDEDwight White*231140 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLBJack Ham241147 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLBHenry Davis304142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Giants / 11th / 288th pick / 1968
RLBAndy Russell*319130 interceptions, 4 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCBJohn Rowser285134 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1967
RCBMel Blount242133 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SSMike Wagner231146 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FSRalph Anderson23183 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 126th pick / 1971
Special Teams Starters
KRoy Gerela*243028 of 41 field goals & 35 of 36 extra pointsHouston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
PBobby Walden348065 punts for a 43.8 average, 2 blockedHouston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PRGlen Edwards251022 punt returns for a 9.2 average and 0 td
KRPreston Pearson275513 kick returns for a 22.5 average and 0 tdBaltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967

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