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1966 Miami Dolphins

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3-11-0, Finished 4th in AFL East Division  · 1966 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.7, Offense: -7.3, Defense: -2.4, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 213 points (15.2/g), 8th of 9 in the AFL. Allowed 362 points (25.9/g), 7th.
 Differential of -149 points (-10.6/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 3.1-10.9.

Coach: George Wilson (3-11-0)

Stadium: Orange Bowl
 Training Camp: Boca Ciega High School (Gulfport, Florida)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Joe Robbie
General Manager Chuck Burr
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 213 3458 884 3.9 42 10 22 200 179 454 2048 16 32 4.2 103 394 1410 5 3.6 75
Team Defense 362 4611 857 5.4 46 15 14 237 198 425 3101 25 31 7.0 140 416 1510 15 3.6 83
Lg Rank Offense 8 8 8 3 8 4 8 7 9 9 5 8 9 8
Lg Rank Defense 7 8 1 3 5 4 7 6 2 9 5 4 6 3

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 2 boxscore L 0-1 Oakland Raiders 14 23 12 182 88 94 5 16 257 241 16 6
2 Fri September 9 boxscore L 0-2 New York Jets 14 19 9 111 61 50 3 14 247 151 96 3
3 Sun September 18 boxscore L 0-3 @ Buffalo Bills 24 58 17 313 202 111 4 25 508 329 179 3
4 Sun October 2 boxscore L 0-4 @ San Diego Chargers 10 44 16 276 89 187 2 14 361 321 40 2
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 0-5 @ Oakland Raiders 10 21 12 192 115 77 2 19 357 251 106 3
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 1-5 Denver Broncos 24 7 10 217 146 71 4 11 118 53 65 6
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 2-5 @ Houston Oilers 20 13 13 340 139 201 13 301 201 100 5
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 2-6 Buffalo Bills 0 29 11 171 123 48 4 18 385 271 114 5
10 Sun November 13 boxscore L 2-7 @ Kansas City Chiefs 16 34 11 160 79 81 6 17 396 236 160 5
10 Sun November 20 boxscore L 2-8 @ New York Jets 13 30 12 204 141 63 1 18 314 236 78
11 Sun November 27 boxscore L 2-9 Boston Patriots 14 20 19 334 266 68 4 18 391 232 159 2
12 Sun December 4 boxscore L 2-10 @ Denver Broncos 7 17 19 255 207 48 1 17 353 262 91 2
13 Sun December 11 boxscore L 2-11 Kansas City Chiefs 18 19 14 286 123 163 4 17 316 128 188 2
14 Sun December 18 boxscore W 3-11 Houston Oilers 29 28 25 417 269 148 2 20 307 189 118 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
18 Dick Wood 30 QB 14 4 0-4-0 83 230 36.1 993 4 1.7 14 6.1 71 4.3 1.9 12.0 70.9 30.6
10 George Wilson 23 P/qb 14 7 2-5-0 46 112 41.1 764 5 4.5 10 8.9 80 6.8 3.7 16.6 54.6 42.4
15 John Stofa 24 qb 7 1 1-0-0 29 57 50.9 425 4 7.0 2 3.5 48 7.5 7.3 14.7 60.7 84.3 1 1
11 Rick Norton 23 qb 7 2 0-2-0 21 55 38.2 192 3 5.5 6 10.9 43 3.5 -0.3 9.1 27.4 27.0
Team Total 25.6 14 3-11-0 179 454 39.4 2374 16 3.5 32 7.0 80 5.2 2.8 13.3 169.6 39.1 1 1
Opp Total 14 198 425 46.6 3281 25 5.9 31 7.3 7.7 5.61 16.6 234.4 62.3 16 180 7.0 5.0 3.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
32 Joe Auer 25 HB/KR 14 14 121 416 4 41 3.4 29.7 8.6 22 263 12.0 4 27 1.6 18.8 679 8 7
2 Cookie Gilchrist 31 fb 8 5 72 262 0 22 3.6 32.8 9.0 13 110 8.5 1 22 1.6 13.8 372 1 1
33 Billy Joe 26 FB 14 7 71 232 0 14 3.3 16.6 5.1 13 116 8.9 1 67 0.9 8.3 348 1 3
35 Rick Casares 35 6 0 43 135 0 10 3.1 22.5 7.2 8 45 5.6 1 20 1.3 7.5 180 1 0
30 Sammy Price 23 14 0 31 107 0 14 3.5 7.6 2.2 2 14 7.0 0 9 0.1 1.0 121 0 0
10 George Wilson 23 P/qb 14 7 27 137 0 37 5.1 9.8 1.9 137 0 3
28 George Chesser 24 14 0 16 74 0 19 4.6 5.3 1.1 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.3 78 0 0
18 Dick Wood 30 QB 14 4 5 6 1 7 1.2 0.4 0.4 6 1 2
11 Rick Norton 23 qb 7 2 3 2 0 3 0.7 0.3 0.4 2 0 3
15 John Stofa 24 qb 7 1 3 17 0 14 5.7 2.4 0.4 17 0 1
26 Frank Jackson 27 SE 10 7 2 22 0 24 11.0 2.2 0.2 16 317 19.8 2 48 1.6 31.7 339 2 0
83 Dave Kocourek 29 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 320 11.9 2 43 1.9 22.9 320 2 0
40 Bo Roberson 31 FL 11 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 26 519 20.0 2 80 2.4 47.2 519 2 0
89 Karl Noonan 22 se 14 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 224 13.2 1 35 1.2 16.0 224 1 0
87 John Roderick 22 wr 6 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 156 14.2 1 64 1.8 26.0 156 1 0
81 Howard Twilley 23 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 128 12.8 0 20 1.7 21.3 128 0 0
90 Bill Cronin 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 83 11.9 1 25 0.5 5.9 83 1 0
21 Gene Mingo 28 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 40 13.3 0 21 0.2 2.9 40 0 0
82 Doug Moreau 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 15 7.5 0 9 0.7 5.0 15 0 0
23 Wes Matthews 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 20 20.0 0 20 0.3 5.0 20 0 1
Team Total 25.6 14 394 1410 5 41 3.6 100.7 28.1 179 2374 13.3 16 80 12.8 169.6 3784 21 29
Opp Total 14 416 1510 15 3.6 107.9 29.7 198 3101 15.7 25 14.1 221.5 4611 40 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
32 Joe Auer 25 HB/KR 14 14 5 99 0 56 19.8 28 698 1 95 24.9 1476
43 Bob Neff 22 PR 14 0 10 60 0 15 6.0 15 376 0 90 25.1 436
23 Wes Matthews 23 4 0 4 38 0 19 9.5 5 109 0 29 21.8 167
26 Frank Jackson 27 SE 10 7 2 7 0 7 3.5 4 105 0 34 26.3 451
24 Billy Hunter 24 3 0 5 84 0 29 16.8 84
44 Pete Jaquess 26 LS 14 9 5 77 0 23 15.4 77
86 Mel Branch 29 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
56 Bob Bruggers 22 14 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
87 John Roderick 22 wr 6 4 1 17 0 17 17.0 173
Team Total 25.6 14 21 204 0 56 9.7 65 1507 1 95 23.2 5495
Opp Total 14 40 412 1 10.3 46 939 1 20.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
21 Gene Mingo 28 K 14 0 4 7 5 3 2 7 3 1 22 10 45.5% 23 23 100.0%
10 George Wilson 23 P/qb 14 7 42 1772 63 0 42.2
54 Wahoo McDaniel 28 RLB 12 8 33 1222 54 1 37.0
28 George Chesser 24 14 0 7 233 39 0 33.3
Team Total 25.6 14 4 7 5 3 2 7 3 1 22 10 45.5% 23 23 100.0% 82 3227 63 1 39.4
Opp Total 14 36 18 50.0% 42 38 90.5% 64 2810 43.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
22 Willie West* 28 RS 14 14 8 62 0 31 0
32 Joe Auer 25 HB/KR 14 14 0 7 0 0 0
49 Jimmy Warren* 27 LCB 14 14 5 198 1 70 0 0 1 0 0 0
44 Pete Jaquess 26 LS 14 9 3 27 1 27 0 0 2 0 0 0
43 Bob Neff 22 PR 14 0 1 22 0 22 0 0 3 0 0 0
25 Dick Westmoreland 25 RCB 14 14 4 104 1 42 0
53 Tom Erlandson* 26 LLB 14 14 3 31 1 26 0
33 Billy Joe 26 FB 14 7 0 3 0 0 0
11 Rick Norton 23 qb 7 2 0 3 0 0 0
10 George Wilson 23 P/qb 14 7 0 3 0 0 0
84 Earl Faison 27 6 0 1 26 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 0
54 Wahoo McDaniel 28 RLB 12 8 2 20 0 20 0
47 John McGeever 27 12 0 2 15 0 15 0
18 Dick Wood 30 QB 14 4 0 2 0 0 0
50 Frank Emanuel 24 MLB 14 11 1 14 0 14 0
2 Cookie Gilchrist 31 fb 8 5 0 1 0 0 0
24 Billy Hunter 24 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
23 Wes Matthews 23 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
55 Jack Rudolph 28 lb 11 4 1 3 0 3 0
15 John Stofa 24 qb 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.6 14 31 522 4 70 0 0 29 0 0 0
Opp Total 14 36 25 10 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
32 Joe Auer 25 HB/KR 14 14 4 4 1 9 54
21 Gene Mingo 28 K 14 0 23 10 53
26 Frank Jackson 27 SE 10 7 2 2 12
83 Dave Kocourek 29 TE 14 14 2 2 12
40 Bo Roberson 31 FL 11 8 2 2 12
33 Billy Joe 26 FB 14 7 1 1 1 8
35 Rick Casares 35 6 0 1 1 6
90 Bill Cronin 23 14 0 1 1 6
53 Tom Erlandson* 26 LLB 14 14 1 1 6
2 Cookie Gilchrist 31 fb 8 5 1 1 6
44 Pete Jaquess 26 LS 14 9 1 1 6
89 Karl Noonan 22 se 14 7 1 1 6
87 John Roderick 22 wr 6 4 1 1 6
49 Jimmy Warren* 27 LCB 14 14 1 1 6
25 Dick Westmoreland 25 RCB 14 14 1 1 6
18 Dick Wood 30 QB 14 4 1 1 6
10 George Wilson 23 P/qb 14 7 1 2
Team Total 25.6 14 5 16 1 4 26 2 23 10 213
Opp Total 14 15 25 1 1 1 1 38 18 2 362