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1979 Miami Dolphins

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.3, Offense: 0.3, Defense: 4.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 341 points (21.3/g), 11th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 257 points (16.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 84 points (5.2/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 10.6-5.4.

Coach: Don Shula (10-6-0)
 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 2 boxscore W 1-0 @ Buffalo Bills 9 7 20 293 118 175 1 5 121 76 45 1
2 Sun September 9 boxscore W 2-0 Seattle Seahawks 19 10 15 315 198 117 2 19 345 226 119 4
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 3-0 @ Minnesota Vikings 27 12 22 319 183 136 3 14 243 106 137 4
4 Sun September 23 boxscore W 4-0 Chicago Bears 31 16 23 389 196 193 1 16 240 155 85 2
5 Sun September 30 boxscore L 4-1 @ New York Jets 27 33 21 354 286 68 1 16 354 186 168 1
6 Mon October 8 boxscore L 4-2 @ Oakland Raiders 3 13 18 226 57 169 3 13 209 112 97
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 5-2 Buffalo Bills 17 7 14 279 101 178 1 11 178 108 70 1
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 5-3 @ New England Patriots 13 28 13 204 69 135 5 17 299 170 129 1
9 Sun October 28 boxscore W 6-3 Green Bay Packers 27 7 28 475 280 195 1 9 196 143 53 3
10 Mon November 5 boxscore L 6-4 Houston Oilers 6 9 13 240 138 102 4 10 190 11 179
11 Sun November 11 boxscore W 7-4 Baltimore Colts 19 0 13 247 123 124 3 11 231 149 82 3
12 Sun November 18 boxscore L OT 7-5 @ Cleveland Browns 24 30 15 317 196 121 3 25 493 345 148 2
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 8-5 @ Baltimore Colts 28 24 16 265 165 100 1 27 416 297 119 3
14 Thu November 29 boxscore W 9-5 New England Patriots 39 24 22 322 152 170 2 21 420 327 93 6
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 10-5 @ Detroit Lions 28 10 22 321 179 142 2 10 182 100 82 3
16 Sat December 15 boxscore L 10-6 New York Jets 24 27 22 384 322 62 4 14 322 226 96 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 30 boxscore L 10-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 34 16 249 224 25 2 27 379 220 159 3