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1982 Miami Dolphins

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7-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1982 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.2, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 5.6, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 198 points (22.0/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 131 points (14.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 67 points (7.4/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 6.5-2.5.

Coach: Don Shula (7-2-0)
 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 198 2658 582 4.6 23 10 15 165 129 238 1314 8 13 5.3 66 333 1344 11 4.0 84
Team Defense 131 2312 548 4.2 27 8 5 147 119 226 1027 7 19 4.0 65 293 1285 7 4.4 77
Lg Rank Offense 10 19 14 14 15 27 27 23 15 19 1 3 8 8
Lg Rank Defense 2 1 3 18 1 1 1 2 1 1 18 24 9 28

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ New York Jets 45 28 25 323 113 210 2 20 341 197 144 4
2 Sun September 19 boxscore W 2-0 Baltimore Colts 24 20 21 303 161 142 2 14 256 96 160
3 Sun November 21 boxscore W 3-0 @ Buffalo Bills 9 7 13 249 127 122 2 18 258 126 132 7
4 Mon November 29 boxscore L 3-1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 23 18 330 227 103 6 15 215 61 154
5 Sun December 5 boxscore W 4-1 Minnesota Vikings 22 14 17 301 123 178 1 13 182 89 93 4
6 Sun December 12 boxscore L 4-2 @ New England Patriots 0 3 16 235 59 176 2 13 212 13 199 1
7 Sat December 18 boxscore W 5-2 New York Jets 20 19 16 304 184 120 3 17 274 166 108 2
8 Mon December 27 boxscore W 6-2 Buffalo Bills 27 10 17 242 81 161 3 17 301 163 138 4
9 Sun January 2 boxscore W 7-2 @ Baltimore Colts 34 7 22 371 239 132 2 20 273 116 157 5
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 8 boxscore W 8-2 New England Patriots 28 13 27 448 234 214 3 14 237 160 77 3
Division Sun January 16 boxscore W 9-2 San Diego Chargers 34 13 29 413 199 214 2 17 247 168 79 7
ConfChamp Sun January 23 boxscore W 10-2 New York Jets 14 0 13 198 60 138 4 10 139 77 62 5
SuperBowl Sun January 30 boxscore L 10-3 N Washington Redskins 17 27 9 176 80 96 2 24 400 124 276 2

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 24 QB 9 9 7-2-0 98 179 54.7 1080 5 2.8 8 4.5 46 6.0 4.6 11.0 120.0 63.5 10 82 5.28 3.90 5.3
10 Don Strock 32 9 0 30 55 54.5 306 2 3.6 5 9.1 43 5.6 2.2 10.2 34.0 45.0 1 5 5.38 2.07 1.8 2 2
22 Tony Nathan 26 RB 8 7 1 2 50.0 15 1 50.0 0 0.0 15 7.5 17.5 15.0 1.9 114.6 0 0 7.50 17.50 0.0
31 Eddie Hill 25 9 0 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
11 Jim Jensen 24 6 0 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 26.0 9 7-2-0 129 238 54.2 1401 8 3.4 13 5.5 46 5.9 4.1 10.9 155.7 60.2 11 87 5.28 3.57 4.4 2 2
Opp Total 9 119 226 52.7 1281 7 3.1 19 8.4 5.7 2.50 10.8 142.3 44.9 29 254 4.0 1.2 11.4

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
37 Andra Franklin* 23 FB 9 9 177 701 7 25 4.0 77.9 19.7 3 9 3.0 0 6 0.3 1.0 710 7 3
22 Tony Nathan 26 RB 8 7 66 233 1 15 3.5 29.1 8.3 16 114 7.1 0 16 2.0 14.3 347 1 2
16 David Woodley 24 QB 9 9 36 207 2 29 5.8 23.0 4.0 1 15 15.0 1 15 0.1 1.7 222 3 2
32 Tommy Vigorito 23 PR 9 1 19 99 1 33 5.2 11.0 2.1 24 186 7.8 0 26 2.7 20.7 285 1 2
31 Eddie Hill 25 9 0 13 51 0 13 3.9 5.7 1.4 6 33 5.5 0 10 0.7 3.7 84 0 2
34 Woody Bennett 27 1 0 9 15 0 5 1.7 15.0 9.0 15 0 0
33 Rich Diana 22 9 0 8 31 0 7 3.9 3.4 0.9 2 21 10.5 0 13 0.2 2.3 52 0 1
10 Don Strock 32 9 0 3 -9 0 0 -3.0 -1.0 0.3 -9 0 1
82 Duriel Harris 28 WR 9 8 1 13 0 13 13.0 1.4 0.1 22 331 15.0 1 45 2.4 36.8 344 1 0
43 Larry Cowan 22 2 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 1.5 0.5 3 0 0
81 Jimmy Cefalo 26 WR 9 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 356 20.9 1 46 1.9 39.6 356 1 1
80 Joe Rose 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 182 11.4 2 44 1.8 20.2 182 2 0
84 Bruce Hardy 26 TE 9 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 66 5.5 2 19 1.3 7.3 66 2 0
89 Nat Moore 31 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 82 10.3 1 23 0.9 9.1 82 1 0
86 Ronnie Lee 26 te 9 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 6 3.0 0 5 0.2 0.7 6 0 0
Team Total 26.0 9 333 1344 11 33 4.0 149.3 37.0 129 1401 10.9 8 46 14.3 155.7 2745 19 15
Opp Total 9 293 1285 7 4.4 142.8 32.6 119 1027 8.6 7 13.2 114.1 2312 14 17

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
32 Tommy Vigorito 23 PR 9 1 20 192 1 59 9.6 477
41 Fulton Walker 24 KR 9 0 20 433 0 32 21.7 433
47 Glenn Blackwood 25 SS 9 9 2 2 0 2 1.0 2
88 Vince Heflin 23 6 0 2 49 0 31 24.5 49
33 Rich Diana 22 9 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 67
40 Mike Kozlowski 26 9 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
Team Total 26.0 9 22 194 1 59 8.8 24 507 0 32 21.1 3446
Opp Total 9 14 77 0 5.5 33 704 0 21.3

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
5 Uwe von Schamann 26 K 9 0 9 8 5 4 2 3 1 20 15 75.0% 22 21 95.5%
3 Tom Orosz 23 P 9 0 35 1353 61 0 38.7
Team Total 26.0 9 9 8 5 4 2 3 1 20 15 75.0% 22 21 95.5% 35 1353 61 0 38.7
Opp Total 9 15 9 60.0% 15 14 93.3% 40 1604 40.1

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
59 Bob Brudzinski 27 LOLB 9 9 4.5 1 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 Glenn Blackwood 25 SS 9 9 2.0 2 42 1 35 0 0 1 1 0 0
16 David Woodley 24 QB 9 9 0 2 3 0 0
58 Kim Bokamper 28 RDE 9 6 3.5 1 1 0 1 0
75 Doug Betters 26 LDE 9 7 4.0
42 Lyle Blackwood 31 FS 9 9 1.0 2 41 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Larry Gordon 28 ROLB 9 9 3.0 1 15 0 15 0
40 Mike Kozlowski 26 9 0 1.0 1 36 0 36 0 0 0 2 30 0
28 Don McNeal 24 LCB 9 9 4 42 1 23 0
73 Bob Baumhower* 27 NT 9 8 3.5
77 A.J. Duhe 27 LILB 9 9 2.0 1 0 0 0 0
37 Andra Franklin* 23 FB 9 9 0 3 0 0 0
32 Tommy Vigorito 23 PR 9 1 0 2 1 0 0
41 Fulton Walker 24 KR 9 0 3 54 0 30 0
56 Charles Bowser 23 9 0 2.0
53 Ron Hester 23 9 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Eddie Hill 25 9 0 0 2 0 0 0
22 Tony Nathan 26 RB 8 7 0 2 0 0 0
55 Earnest Rhone 29 RILB 9 9 1.0 1 4 0 4 0
48 Gerald Small 26 RCB 9 9 2 41 0 21 0
70 Bill Barnett 26 rde 5 5 0.5 0 0 1 4 0
81 Jimmy Cefalo 26 WR 9 9 0 1 0 0 0
76 Steve Clark 22 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
83 Vern Den Herder 34 de 7 1 0 0 1 12 0
33 Rich Diana 22 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
10 Don Strock 32 9 0 0 1 0 -3 0
Team Total 26.0 9 29.0 19 281 2 36 0 0 15 13 43 0
Opp Total 9 11 17 9

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 26 K 9 0 21 15 66
37 Andra Franklin* 23 FB 9 9 7 7 42
16 David Woodley 24 QB 9 9 2 1 3 18
84 Bruce Hardy 26 TE 9 6 2 2 12
80 Joe Rose 25 9 0 2 2 12
32 Tommy Vigorito 23 PR 9 1 1 1 2 12
47 Glenn Blackwood 25 SS 9 9 1 1 6
81 Jimmy Cefalo 26 WR 9 9 1 1 6
82 Duriel Harris 28 WR 9 8 1 1 6
28 Don McNeal 24 LCB 9 9 1 1 6
89 Nat Moore 31 9 0 1 1 6
22 Tony Nathan 26 RB 8 7 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 9 11 8 1 2 22 21 15 198
Opp Total 9 7 7 1 14 9 131