Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBMark Malone28614216 for 425, 2,444 yards, 15 td, 18 int, & 31 rushes for 107 yards and 5 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1980
RBWalter Abercrombie27416214 rushes for 877 yards, 6 td, & 47 catches for 395 yards and 2 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 12th pick / 1982
FBEarnest Jackson*27313216 rushes for 910 yards, 5 td, & 17 catches for 169 yards and 0 tdSan Diego Chargers / 8th / 202nd pick / 1983
WRLouis Lipps2421238 catches for 590 yards, 3 td, & 4 rushes for -3 yards and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1984
WRJohn Stallworth3412934 catches for 466 yards, 1 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 82nd pick / 1974
TEPreston Gothard2411621 catches for 246 yards, 1 td
LTRay Pinney321015Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 37th pick / 1976
LGCraig Wolfley28691 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 138th pick / 1980
CMike Webster341212Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 125th pick / 1974
RGTerry Long272161 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 111th pick / 1984
RTTunch Ilkin29615Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1980
Defensive Starters
LDEKeith Willis2741612.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NTGary Dunn3310162.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 159th pick / 1976
RDEEdmund Nelson264165.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1982
LOLBMike Merriweather*264166.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1982
LILBDavid Little275160.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 183rd pick / 1981
RILBRobin Cole319160.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1977
ROLBBryan Hinkle274164.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 156th pick / 1981
LCBJohn Swain27510Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 101st pick / 1981
RCBHarvey Clayton253120.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SSDonnie Shell3412150.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FSEric Williams263160.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredPittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 164th pick / 1983
Special Teams Starters
KGary Anderson274021 of 32 field goals & 32 of 32 extra pointsBuffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
PHarry Newsome231086 punts for a 40.1 average, 3 blockedPittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 214th pick / 1985
PRRick Woods274033 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 tdPittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1982
KRLupe Sanchez25Rook425 kick returns for a 23.6 average and 0 tdKansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 34th pick / 1984 Supp

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