Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTerry Bradshaw253989 for 180, 1,183 yards, 10 td, 15 int, & 34 rushes for 145 yards and 3 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RBFranco Harris*2318188 rushes for 698 yards, 3 td, & 10 catches for 69 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
FBPreston Pearson28613132 rushes for 554 yards, 2 td, & 11 catches for 173 yards and 2 tdBaltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967
WRFrank Lewis262523 catches for 409 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
WRRon Shanklin*2531330 catches for 711 yards, 10 td, & 3 rushes for 1 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1970
TEJohn McMakin2311413 catches for 195 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1972
LTJon Kolb26414Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LGSam Davis296121 fumble recovered
CRay Mansfield32109Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RGBruce Van Dyke*297143 fumbles recoveredKansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
RTGlen Ray Hines30714St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 82nd pick / 1965
Defensive Starters
LDEL.C. Greenwood*274140 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDTJoe Greene*+274130 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDTErnie Holmes25111Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1971
RDEDwight White*242142 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLBJack Ham*252132 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLBHenry Davis315142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredNew York Giants / 11th / 288th pick / 1968
RLBAndy Russell*3210143 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCBJohn Rowser296146 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredGreen Bay Packers / 3rd / 78th pick / 1967
RCBMel Blount253144 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SSMike Wagner242148 interceptions, 5 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FSGlen Edwards262146 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
KRoy Gerela254029 of 43 field goals & 36 of 37 extra pointsHouston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
PBobby Walden359062 punts for a 41.1 average, 1 blockedHouston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PRGlen Edwards2621434 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td
KRPreston Pearson2861316 kick returns for a 19.2 average and 0 tdBaltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967

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