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1980 Miami Dolphins

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1980 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.6, Offense: -4.6, Defense: 3.1, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 266 points (16.6/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 305 points (19.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of -39 points (-2.4/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 6.7-9.3.

Coach: Don Shula (8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Joe Robbie
General Manager Mike Robbie
Head Coach/Player Personnel Don Shula
Defensive Alignment 3-4

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 266 4564 1015 4.5 42 16 28 284 267 492 2688 21 26 5.1 149 492 1876 9 3.8 107
Team Defense 305 5224 1062 4.9 45 17 17 309 290 505 3206 21 28 6.0 185 530 2018 13 3.8 107
Lg Rank Offense 24 26 23 17 21 12 24 14 22 27 19 17 25 20
Lg Rank Defense 9 14 3 6 16 17 15 12 3 15 16 15 10 11

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-1 @ Buffalo Bills 7 17 13 200 110 90 6 22 357 213 144 7
2 Sun September 14 boxscore W 1-1 Cincinnati Bengals 17 16 14 249 131 118 2 18 314 145 169 1
3 Sun September 21 boxscore W 2-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 20 17 19 246 186 60 1 18 359 310 49 2
4 Sun September 28 boxscore W 3-1 New Orleans Saints 21 16 22 424 296 128 5 17 263 183 80 3
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 3-2 Baltimore Colts 17 30 20 356 278 78 1 25 436 282 154 1
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L 3-3 @ New England Patriots 0 34 8 88 27 61 4 21 360 180 180 4
7 Sun October 19 boxscore W 4-3 Buffalo Bills 17 14 15 232 83 149 3 18 289 221 68 3
8 Mon October 27 boxscore L 4-4 @ New York Jets 14 17 20 279 208 71 2 21 323 164 159 3
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 4-5 @ Oakland Raiders 10 16 10 166 103 63 3 20 329 137 192 4
10 Sun November 9 boxscore W 5-5 @ Los Angeles Rams 35 14 27 441 161 280 1 20 284 176 108 4
11 Sun November 16 boxscore W 6-5 San Francisco 49ers 17 13 23 378 212 166 3 20 289 260 29 2
12 Thu November 20 boxscore L OT 6-6 San Diego Chargers 24 27 21 325 222 103 3 22 363 221 142 1
13 Sun November 30 boxscore L 6-7 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 10 23 14 224 143 81 4 20 435 267 168 3
14 Mon December 8 boxscore W OT 7-7 New England Patriots 16 13 17 291 173 118 15 275 155 120
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 8-7 @ Baltimore Colts 24 14 19 318 143 175 2 14 276 140 136 2
16 Sat December 20 boxscore L 8-8 New York Jets 17 24 22 347 212 135 2 18 272 152 120 5

Passing

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
16 David Woodley 22 QB 13 11 6-5-0 176 327 53.8 1850 14 4.3 17 5.2 61 5.7 4.2 10.5 142.3 63.1 17 127 5.01 3.60 4.9 1 2
12 Bob Griese 35 qb 5 3 1-2-0 61 100 61.0 790 6 6.0 4 4.0 54 7.9 7.3 13.0 158.0 89.2 9 89 6.43 5.88 8.3 2 2
10 Don Strock 30 qb 16 2 1-1-0 30 62 48.4 313 1 1.6 5 8.1 33 5.0 1.7 10.4 19.6 35.2 5 49 3.94 0.88 7.5 1 1
89 Nat Moore 29 WR 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
22 Tony Nathan 24 PR/rb 16 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
24 Delvin Williams 29 RB 15 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 25.8 16 8-8-0 267 492 54.3 2953 21 4.3 26 5.3 61 6.0 4.5 11.1 184.6 64.5 31 265 5.14 3.71 5.9 4 5
Opp Total 16 290 505 57.4 3439 21 4.2 28 5.5 6.8 5.15 11.9 214.9 69.1 27 233 6.0 4.4 5.1

Rushing & Receiving

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
24 Delvin Williams 29 RB 15 10 187 671 2 65 3.6 44.7 12.5 31 207 6.7 0 19 2.1 13.8 878 2 5
38 Terry Robiskie 26 fb 8 5 78 250 2 36 3.2 31.3 9.8 13 60 4.6 0 15 1.6 7.5 310 2 2
22 Tony Nathan 24 PR/rb 16 6 60 327 1 18 5.5 20.4 3.8 57 588 10.3 5 61 3.6 36.8 915 6 9
36 Steve Howell 24 FB 16 8 60 206 1 23 3.4 12.9 3.8 5 38 7.6 0 13 0.3 2.4 244 1 3
16 David Woodley 22 QB 13 11 55 214 3 17 3.9 16.5 4.2 214 3 3
34 Woody Bennett 25 rb 4 3 43 187 0 12 4.3 46.8 10.8 3 26 8.7 1 19 0.8 6.5 213 1 1
35 Nick Giaquinto 25 16 0 5 16 0 5 3.2 1.0 0.3 24 192 8.0 1 25 1.5 12.0 208 1 0
89 Nat Moore 29 WR 16 16 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 47 564 12.0 7 33 2.9 35.3 567 7 1
12 Bob Griese 35 qb 5 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0 1
10 Don Strock 30 qb 16 2 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 -3 0 1
34 Don Testerman 28 5 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 1.0 0.2 5 0 0
82 Duriel Harris 26 wr 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 583 17.7 2 54 2.8 48.6 583 2 1
84 Bruce Hardy 24 WR 16 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 159 8.4 2 19 1.2 9.9 159 2 1
80 Joe Rose 23 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 149 11.5 0 50 0.8 9.3 149 0 0
81 Jimmy Cefalo 24 wr 16 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 199 18.1 1 52 0.7 12.4 199 1 0
86 Ronnie Lee 24 TE 16 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 83 11.9 2 41 0.4 5.2 83 2 0
88 Elmer Bailey 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 105 26.3 0 39 0.3 7.5 105 0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 492 1876 9 65 3.8 117.3 30.8 267 2953 11.1 21 61 16.7 184.6 4829 30 33
Opp Total 16 530 2018 13 3.8 126.1 33.1 290 3206 11.1 21 18.1 200.4 5224 34 31

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
46 Don Bessillieu 24 FS/KR 16 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 40 890 0 87 22.3 890
22 Tony Nathan 24 PR/rb 16 6 23 178 0 30 7.7 5 102 0 31 20.4 1195
35 Nick Giaquinto 25 16 0 7 35 0 15 5.0 9 146 0 22 16.2 389
82 Duriel Harris 26 wr 12 3 5 89 0 22 17.8 672
43 Jeff Allen 23 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
70 Bill Barnett 24 16 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
47 Glenn Blackwood 23 SS 16 15 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 32 213 0 30 6.7 61 1234 0 87 20.2 6276
Opp Total 16 42 339 0 8.1 53 1210 0 22.8

Kicking & Punting

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
4 George Roberts 25 P 16 0 77 3279 71 2 42.6
5 Uwe von Schamann 24 K 16 0 10 9 5 3 5 2 3 23 14 60.9% 32 32 100.0%
Team Total 25.8 16 10 9 5 3 5 2 3 23 14 60.9% 32 32 100.0% 77 3279 71 2 42.6
Opp Total 16 25 18 72.0% 36 33 91.7% 72 2686 37.3

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
46 Don Bessillieu 24 FS/KR 16 13 4 13 0 12 0 0 4 2 44 1
22 Tony Nathan 24 PR/rb 16 6 0 9 1 0 0
48 Gerald Small 24 RCB 16 16 7 46 0 22 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 Glenn Blackwood 23 SS 16 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
28 Don McNeal 22 LCB 13 13 5 17 0 15 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Delvin Williams 29 RB 15 10 0 5 0 0 0
73 Bob Baumhower 25 NT 16 16 0 0 4 14 0
36 Steve Howell 24 FB 16 8 0 3 0 0 0
55 Earnest Rhone 27 lb 14 1 3 33 0 12 0
38 Terry Robiskie 26 fb 8 5 0 2 1 0 0
45 Ed Taylor 27 db 16 3 3 55 0 44 0
16 David Woodley 22 QB 13 11 0 3 0 0 0
78 Carl Barisich 29 15 0 0 1 1 0 0
34 Woody Bennett 25 rb 4 3 0 1 1 0 0
50 Larry Gordon 26 ROLB 15 14 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Nat Moore 29 WR 16 16 0 1 1 0 0
64 Ed Newman 29 RG 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
75 Doug Betters 24 RDE 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
58 Kim Bokamper 26 LOLB 16 16 1 6 0 6 0
83 Vern Den Herder 32 LDE 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
63 Mark Dennard 25 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
25 Tim Foley 32 db 7 4 0 0 1 0 0
35 Nick Giaquinto 25 16 0 0 0 1 0 1
74 Cleveland Green 23 t 12 3 0 0 1 0 0
12 Bob Griese 35 qb 5 3 0 1 0 0 0
84 Bruce Hardy 24 WR 16 12 0 1 0 0 0
82 Duriel Harris 26 wr 12 3 0 1 0 0 0
67 Bob Kuechenberg 33 LG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
54 Ralph Ortega 27 lilb 16 6 1 17 0 17 0
57 Dwight Stephenson 23 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
10 Don Strock 30 qb 16 2 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 28 198 0 44 0 0 33 28 58 2
Opp Total 16 31 31 14 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Uwe von Schamann 24 K 16 0 32 14 74
89 Nat Moore 29 WR 16 16 7 7 42
22 Tony Nathan 24 PR/rb 16 6 1 5 6 36
16 David Woodley 22 QB 13 11 3 3 18
35 Nick Giaquinto 25 16 0 1 1 2 12
84 Bruce Hardy 24 WR 16 12 2 2 12
82 Duriel Harris 26 wr 12 3 2 2 12
86 Ronnie Lee 24 TE 16 13 2 2 12
38 Terry Robiskie 26 fb 8 5 2 2 12
24 Delvin Williams 29 RB 15 10 2 2 12
34 Woody Bennett 25 rb 4 3 1 1 6
46 Don Bessillieu 24 FS/KR 16 13 1 1 6
81 Jimmy Cefalo 24 wr 16 4 1 1 6
36 Steve Howell 24 FB 16 8 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 16 9 21 2 32 32 14 266
Opp Total 16 13 21 1 1 33 18 1 305