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1973 Miami Dolphins

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12-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 13.3, Offense: 5.0, Defense: 8.3, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 343 points (24.5/g), 5th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 150 points (10.7/g), 1st.
 Differential of 193 points (13.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.3-1.7.

Coach: Don Shula (12-2-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill McPeak
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

Stadium: Orange Bowl
 Training Camp: St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, Florida)


Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-0 San Francisco 49ers 21 13 15 279 108 171 4 16 252 154 98
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-1 @ Oakland Raiders 7 12 10 195 90 105 2 12 250 63 187 1
3 Sun September 30 boxscore W 2-1 New England Patriots 44 23 16 354 53 301 1 21 356 213 143 3
4 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-1 New York Jets 31 3 18 370 219 151 2 12 198 42 156 5
5 Mon October 15 boxscore W 4-1 @ Cleveland Browns 17 9 11 250 38 212 2 12 211 57 154 1
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 5-1 Buffalo Bills 27 6 18 310 127 183 5 8 76 1 75 2
7 Sun October 28 boxscore W 6-1 @ New England Patriots 30 14 19 311 73 238 1 12 236 142 94
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 7-1 @ New York Jets 24 14 21 346 193 153 2 16 281 168 113 2
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 8-1 Baltimore Colts 44 0 17 412 97 315 3 4 132 20 112 3
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 9-1 @ Buffalo Bills 17 0 17 277 123 154 15 309 71 238 2
11 Thu November 22 boxscore W 10-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 7 16 260 103 157 1 16 267 136 131 1
12 Mon December 3 boxscore W 11-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 30 26 8 189 66 123 2 19 268 90 178 6
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 11-2 @ Baltimore Colts 3 16 11 228 135 93 3 15 201 35 166
14 Sat December 15 boxscore W 12-2 Detroit Lions 34 7 18 322 157 165 17 244 98 146 3
Playoffs
Division Sun December 23 boxscore W 13-2 Cincinnati Bengals 34 16 27 400 159 241 3 11 194 97 97 1
ConfChamp Sun December 30 boxscore W 14-2 Oakland Raiders 27 10 21 292 26 266 1 15 236 129 107 1
SuperBowl Sun January 13 boxscore W 15-2 N Minnesota Vikings 24 7 21 259 63 196 14 238 166 72 2