Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTerry Bradshaw264767 for 148, 785 yards, 7 td, 8 int, & 34 rushes for 224 yards and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RBRocky Bleier286788 rushes for 373 yards, 2 td, & 7 catches for 87 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 417th pick / 1968
FBFranco Harris*24211208 rushes for 1,006 yards, 5 td, & 23 catches for 200 yards and 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
WRFrank Lewis2731130 catches for 365 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 25 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
WRRon Shanklin2641219 catches for 324 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 28th pick / 1970
TELarry Brown2531417 catches for 190 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
LTJon Kolb275141 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LGSam Davis30710
CRay Mansfield331113Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 18th pick / 1963, Denver Broncos / 5th / 37th pick / 1963
RGGerry Mullins25310Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 86th pick / 1971
RTGordon Gravelle252131 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1972
Defensive Starters
LDEL.C. Greenwood*+285140 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDTJoe Greene*+285141 interception, 4 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDTErnie Holmes26213Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1971
RDEDwight White25314Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLBJack Ham*+263145 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLBJack Lambert22Rook142 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1974
RLBAndy Russell*3311141 interception, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCBJ.T. Thomas231145 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1973
RCBMel Blount264132 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SSMike Wagner253132 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FSGlen Edwards273145 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
KRoy Gerela*265020 of 29 field goals & 33 of 35 extra pointsHouston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
PBobby Walden3610078 punts for a 39.0 average, 0 blockedHouston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PRLynn Swann22Rook241 punt returns for a 14.1 average and 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1974
KRSteve Davis262612 kick returns for a 22.4 average and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 60th pick / 1971

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