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1968 Miami Dolphins

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5-8-1, Finished 3rd in AFL East Division  · 1968 AFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.5, Offense: -2.5, Defense: -4.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 276 points (19.7/g), 6th of 10 in the AFL. Allowed 355 points (25.4/g), 7th.
 Differential of -79 points (-5.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.0-9.0.

Coach: George Wilson (5-8-1)

Stadium: Orange Bowl
 Training Camp: Saint Andrew's School (Boca Raton, Florida)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner/General Manager Joe Robbie
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 276 4106 892 4.6 30 8 25 247 216 423 2402 21 22 5.1 144 417 1704 12 4.1 78
Team Defense 355 4884 808 6.0 40 18 12 240 179 342 2712 23 22 7.5 112 445 2172 19 4.9 116
Lg Rank Offense 6 6 4 1 4 5 5 3 5 6 8 6 6 5
Lg Rank Defense 7 9 3 1 8 2 8 8 5 10 5 10 8 10

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 Sat September 14 boxscore L 0-1 Houston Oilers 10 24 12 295 165 130 4 18 396 232 164 3
2 Sat September 21 boxscore L 0-2 Oakland Raiders 21 47 22 349 312 37 5 25 542 329 213 1
3 Sat September 28 boxscore L 0-3 Kansas City Chiefs 3 48 12 234 138 96 6 17 431 268 163 3
5 Sun October 6 boxscore W 1-3 @ Houston Oilers 24 7 18 257 70 187 1 10 212 126 86 7
5 Sat October 12 boxscore T 1-3-1 Buffalo Bills 14 14 14 171 59 112 2 12 237 93 144 3
7 Sun October 20 boxscore W 2-3-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24 22 21 296 157 139 14 327 184 143 3
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 2-4-1 @ Denver Broncos 14 21 17 340 216 124 4 20 323 127 196 4
8 Sun November 3 boxscore L 2-5-1 @ San Diego Chargers 28 34 19 352 238 114 1 28 479 240 239 2
10 Sun November 10 boxscore W 3-5-1 @ Buffalo Bills 21 17 22 305 156 149 2 12 274 141 133 3
10 Sun November 17 boxscore L 3-6-1 Cincinnati Bengals 21 38 16 326 204 122 2 17 422 243 179 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore W 4-6-1 @ Boston Patriots 34 10 22 391 263 128 18 337 225 112 3
12 Sun December 1 boxscore L 4-7-1 @ New York Jets 17 35 21 341 178 163 1 19 380 267 113
13 Sun December 8 boxscore W 5-7-1 Boston Patriots 38 7 19 312 150 162 11 177 16 161 4
14 Sun December 15 boxscore L 5-8-1 New York Jets 7 31 12 137 96 41 2 19 347 221 126 3

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
12 Bob Griese* 23 QB 13 13 5-7-1 186 355 52.4 2473 21 5.9 16 4.5 50 7.0 6.1 13.3 190.2 75.7 2 2
11 Rick Norton 25 qb 3 1 0-1-0 17 41 41.5 254 0 0.0 4 9.8 65 6.2 1.8 14.9 84.7 22.9
15 Kim Hammond 24 3 0 13 26 50.0 116 0 0.0 2 7.7 25 4.5 1.0 8.9 38.7 30.3
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 24.8 14 5-8-1 216 423 51.1 2843 21 5.0 22 5.2 65 6.7 5.4 13.2 203.1 67.5 2 2
Opp Total 14 179 342 52.3 2904 23 6.7 22 6.4 8.5 6.94 16.2 207.4 76.7 21 192 7.5 6.0 5.8

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
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 165 621 4 25 3.8 44.4 11.8 44 422 9.6 0 38 3.1 30.1 1043 4 2
39 Larry Csonka 22 FB 11 11 138 540 6 40 3.9 49.1 12.5 11 118 10.7 1 65 1.0 10.7 658 7 3
35 Stan Mitchell 24 fb 9 5 54 176 1 30 3.3 19.6 6.0 8 190 23.8 3 48 0.9 21.1 366 4 0
12 Bob Griese* 23 QB 13 13 42 230 1 35 5.5 17.7 3.2 230 1 1
20 Larry Seiple 23 P 14 0 5 42 0 32 8.4 3.0 0.4 7 69 9.9 1 20 0.5 4.9 111 1 0
30 Sammy Price 25 13 0 5 27 0 15 5.4 2.1 0.4 27 0 1
27 Gary Tucker 23 14 0 4 13 0 7 3.3 0.9 0.3 13 0 1
28 Gene Milton 24 KR 13 0 2 46 0 34 23.0 3.5 0.2 9 143 15.9 1 38 0.7 11.0 189 1 4
15 Kim Hammond 24 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0 0
11 Rick Norton 25 qb 3 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 3.0 0.3 9 0 1
89 Karl Noonan* 24 SE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 760 13.1 11 50 4.1 54.3 760 11 1
81 Howard Twilley 25 FL 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 604 15.5 1 40 2.8 43.1 604 1 0
82 Doug Moreau 23 TE 11 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 365 13.5 3 28 2.5 33.2 365 3 0
83 Jim Cox 22 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 147 13.4 0 30 0.8 11.3 147 0 0
42 Bill Darnall 24 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 13 0.2 2.3 25 0 0
Team Total 24.8 14 417 1704 12 40 4.1 121.7 29.8 216 2843 13.2 21 65 15.4 203.1 4547 33 17
Opp Total 14 445 2172 19 4.9 155.1 31.8 179 2712 15.2 23 12.8 193.7 4884 42 28

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
28 Gene Milton 24 KR 13 0 6 55 0 26 9.2 18 408 0 74 22.7 652
43 Bob Neff 24 PR 5 0 8 71 0 20 8.9 5 190 0 95 38.0 261
49 Jimmy Warren 29 LCB 14 14 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 10 227 0 36 22.7 226
40 Dick Anderson 22 ls/RS 14 13 5 18 0 10 3.6 6 106 0 25 17.7 124
27 Gary Tucker 23 14 0 5 40 0 15 8.0 3 54 0 25 18.0 107
29 Jack Harper 24 5 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 1 18 0 18 18.0 25
79 Jim Urbanek 23 8 0 2 15 0 10 7.5 15
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 1 28 0 28 28.0 1071
45 Mack Lamb 24 db 13 4 1 24 0 24 24.0 24
30 Sammy Price 25 13 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 49
74 John Richardson 23 dt 11 3 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
44 Dick Washington 23 4 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
61 Freddie Woodson 24 g 14 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 24.8 14 28 205 0 26 7.3 50 1134 0 95 22.7 5886
Opp Total 14 28 250 0 8.9 54 1108 0 20.5

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
20 Larry Seiple 23 P 14 0 75 3044 60 0 40.6
52 Jimmy Keyes 24 K 12 0 3 3 5 3 4 1 4 16 7 43.8% 30 30 100.0%
82 Doug Moreau 23 TE 11 10 1 1 1 1 3 1 33.3% 6 6 100.0%
Team Total 24.8 14 4 3 6 4 5 1 4 19 8 42.1% 36 36 100.0% 75 3044 60 0 40.6
Opp Total 14 24 12 50.0% 43 43 100.0% 55 2387 43.4

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
40 Dick Anderson 22 ls/RS 14 13 8 230 1 96 0 0 1 1 13 0
57 John Bramlett 27 RLB 13 10 2 14 0 14 0 0 0 3 30 0
22 Willie West 30 ls/rs 13 9 4 102 0 32 0 0 0 1 10 1
39 Larry Csonka 22 FB 11 11 0 3 1 0 0
28 Gene Milton 24 KR 13 0 0 4 0 -13 0
49 Jimmy Warren 29 LCB 14 14 2 27 0 18 0 0 0 2 -1 0
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 0 2 1 0 0
48 Bob Petrella 24 LS 9 7 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
27 Gary Tucker 23 14 0 0 1 2 2 0
55 Randy Edmunds 22 LLB 14 14 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
50 Frank Emanuel 26 MLB 14 12 2 8 0 6 0
45 Mack Lamb 24 db 13 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
70 Jim Riley 23 LDE 13 9 0 0 2 0 0
86 Mel Branch 31 rde 14 7 0 0 1 0 0
56 Bob Bruggers 24 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Bill Darnall 24 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Manny Fernandez 22 RDE 13 11 0 0 1 0 0
12 Bob Griese* 23 QB 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
29 Jack Harper 24 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
82 Doug Moreau 23 TE 11 10 0 0 1 0 0
76 Tom Nomina 27 LDT 14 13 0 0 1 0 0
89 Karl Noonan* 24 SE 14 14 0 1 0 0 0
11 Rick Norton 25 qb 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
30 Sammy Price 25 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
65 Jack Pyburn 24 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 John Richardson 23 dt 11 3 0 1 0 0 0
20 Larry Seiple 23 P 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Dick Washington 23 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
51 Ed Weisacosky 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 Dick Westmoreland 27 RCB 11 9 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 24.8 14 22 386 1 96 0 0 17 27 42 1
Opp Total 14 52 28 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
89 Karl Noonan* 24 SE 14 14 11 11 66
52 Jimmy Keyes 24 K 12 0 30 7 51
39 Larry Csonka 22 FB 11 11 6 1 7 42
82 Doug Moreau 23 TE 11 10 3 3 6 1 27
21 Jim Kiick* 22 HB 14 13 4 4 24
35 Stan Mitchell 24 fb 9 5 1 3 4 24
40 Dick Anderson 22 ls/RS 14 13 1 1 6
12 Bob Griese* 23 QB 13 13 1 1 6
28 Gene Milton 24 KR 13 0 1 1 6
20 Larry Seiple 23 P 14 0 1 1 6
81 Howard Twilley 25 FL 14 14 1 1 6
22 Willie West 30 ls/rs 13 9 1 1 6
Team Total 24.8 14 12 21 1 1 1 36 36 8 270
Opp Total 14 19 23 3 43 12 2 355