Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Terry Bradshaw 28 6 8 92 for 192, 1,177 yards, 10 td, 9 int, & 31 rushes for 219 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 1st pick / 1970
RB Rocky Bleier 30 8 14 220 rushes for 1,036 yards, 5 td, & 24 catches for 294 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 417th pick / 1968
FB Franco Harris* 26 4 14 289 rushes for 1,128 yards, 14 td, & 23 catches for 151 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1972
WR Frank Lewis 29 5 12 17 catches for 306 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 24 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 1971
WR Lynn Swann 24 2 10 28 catches for 516 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1974
TE Larry Brown 27 5 8 7 catches for 97 yards, 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
LT Jon Kolb 29 7 14 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1969
LG Sam Davis 32 9 12
C Mike Webster 24 2 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 125th pick / 1974
RG Jim Clack 29 5 8
RT Gerry Mullins 27 5 13 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 86th pick / 1971
Defensive Starters
LDE L.C. Greenwood* 30 7 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 238th pick / 1969
LDT Joe Greene* 30 7 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 4th pick / 1969
RDT Ernie Holmes 28 4 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1971
RDE Dwight White 27 5 7 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 104th pick / 1971
LLB Jack Ham*+ 28 5 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1971
MLB Jack Lambert*+ 24 2 14 2 interceptions, 8 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1974
RLB Andy Russell 35 13 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 16th / 220th pick / 1963
LCB J.T. Thomas* 25 3 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1973
RCB Mel Blount* 28 6 14 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1970
SS Mike Wagner* 27 5 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 268th pick / 1971
FS Glen Edwards* 29 5 14 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
Special Teams Starters
K Roy Gerela 28 7 0 14 of 26 field goals & 40 of 43 extra points Houston Oilers / 4th / 96th pick / 1969
P Bobby Walden 38 12 0 76 punts for a 39.2 average, 0 blocked Houston Oilers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1961
PR Theo Bell 23 Rook 1 39 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 120th pick / 1976
KR Ernest Pough 24 Rook 2 18 kick returns for a 20.5 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 88th pick / 1976

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