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1976 Miami Dolphins

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6-8-0, AFC East Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.1, Offense: -1.8, Defense: 1.7, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 263 points (18.8/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 264 points (18.9/g), 15th.
 Differential of -1 points (-0.1/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.0-7.0.

Coach: Don Shula (6-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

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

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 Mon September 13 boxscore W 1-0 @ Buffalo Bills 30 21 25 401 197 204 3 16 383 275 108
2 Sun September 19 boxscore L 1-1 @ New England Patriots 14 30 17 254 146 108 4 23 430 152 278 2
3 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-1 New York Jets 16 0 23 334 123 211 1 10 224 159 65 5
4 Sun October 3 boxscore L 2-2 Los Angeles Rams 28 31 21 319 100 219 2 23 593 426 167 1
5 Sun October 10 boxscore L 2-3 @ Baltimore Colts 14 28 14 268 180 88 2 22 332 163 169 1
6 Sun October 17 boxscore L OT 2-4 Kansas City Chiefs 17 20 27 441 262 179 5 21 453 267 186 2
7 Sun October 24 boxscore W 3-4 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23 20 19 290 90 200 1 20 334 191 143 1
8 Sun October 31 boxscore W 4-4 New England Patriots 10 3 18 257 100 157 11 226 96 130 1
9 Sun November 7 boxscore W 5-4 @ New York Jets 27 7 18 323 181 142 16 270 154 116 4
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 5-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 14 14 224 108 116 19 354 96 258
11 Mon November 22 boxscore L 5-6 Baltimore Colts 16 17 16 338 251 87 2 20 340 177 163 2
12 Sun November 28 boxscore L 5-7 @ Cleveland Browns 13 17 23 324 190 134 18 311 178 133 5
13 Sun December 5 boxscore W 6-7 Buffalo Bills 45 27 19 425 207 218 1 23 424 155 269 2
14 Sat December 11 boxscore L 6-8 Minnesota Vikings 7 29 13 188 133 55 2 26 407 181 226 3