Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBTobin Rote319762 for 162, 861 yards, 5 td, 19 int, & 35 rushes for 156 yards and 2 tdGreen Bay Packers / 2nd / 17th pick / 1950
FBNick Pietrosante22Rook576 rushes for 447 yards, 3 td, & 16 catches for 140 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1959
LHHoward Cassady2531252 rushes for 203 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 316 yards and 4 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 1956
RHDan Lewis231949 rushes for 199 yards, 2 td, & 5 catches for 75 yards and 0 tdDetroit Lions / 6th / 73rd pick / 1958
LEDave Middleton2641018 catches for 402 yards, 2 tdDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1955
LTLou Creekmur3298Philadelphia Eagles / 26th / 243rd pick / 1948
LGHarley Sewell*28610Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 1953
CCharlie Ane286111 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 4th / 50th pick / 1953
RGJohn Gordy24211Detroit Lions / 2nd / 24th pick / 1957
RTOllie Spencer286112 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 6th / 74th pick / 1953
REJim Gibbons2311131 catches for 431 yards, 1 tdCleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1958
Defensive Starters
LDEDarris McCord26412Detroit Lions / 3rd / 36th pick / 1955
LDTAlex Karras241120 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1958
RDTGil Mains306120 interceptions, 3 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 20th / 237th pick / 1952
RDEBill Glass241120 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 1st / 12th pick / 1957
LLBBob Long254120 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredLos Angeles Rams / 2nd / 18th pick / 1955
MLBJoe Schmidt*+276121 interception, 1 fumble recoveredDetroit Lions / 7th / 86th pick / 1953
RLBJim Martin35982 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredCleveland Browns / 2nd / 26th pick / 1950
LDHJim David*327102 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 22nd / 261st pick / 1952
RDHYale Lary*297103 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredDetroit Lions / 3rd / 34th pick / 1952
LSGary Lowe253125 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredWashington Redskins / 5th / 59th pick / 1956
RSDick LeBeau22Rook60 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredCleveland Browns / 5th / 58th pick / 1959

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