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1983 Miami Dolphins

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1983 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.7, Offense: 2.6, Defense: 5.2, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 389 points (24.3/g), 7th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 250 points (15.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 139 points (8.7/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 11.8-4.2.

Coach: Don Shula (12-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

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

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore W 1-0 @ Buffalo Bills 12 0 13 177 26 151 1 14 258 172 86 2
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 2-0 New England Patriots 34 24 21 396 195 201 1 19 314 187 127 2
3 Mon September 19 boxscore L 2-1 @ Los Angeles Raiders 14 27 19 308 207 101 2 21 271 119 152 1
4 Sun September 25 boxscore W 3-1 Kansas City Chiefs 14 6 20 279 100 179 7 8 155 92 63 5
5 Sun October 2 boxscore L 3-2 @ New Orleans Saints 7 17 19 244 178 66 2 21 323 124 199 1
6 Sun October 9 boxscore L OT 3-3 Buffalo Bills 35 38 31 488 335 153 2 28 483 407 76 2
7 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-3 @ New York Jets 32 14 12 266 215 51 1 23 342 221 121 6
8 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-3 @ Baltimore Colts 21 7 14 272 157 115 1 17 311 173 138 4
9 Sun October 30 boxscore W 6-3 Los Angeles Rams 30 14 20 452 279 173 1 19 309 204 105 4
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 7-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 17 18 316 183 133 1 20 394 210 184 2
11 Sun November 13 boxscore L 7-4 @ New England Patriots 6 17 13 207 126 81 1 20 386 162 224 1
12 Sun November 20 boxscore W 8-4 Baltimore Colts 37 0 23 409 240 169 9 159 70 89 2
13 Mon November 28 boxscore W 9-4 Cincinnati Bengals 38 14 21 359 236 123 1 17 373 325 48 4
14 Sun December 4 boxscore W 10-4 @ Houston Oilers 24 17 23 343 195 148 2 17 328 160 168 1
15 Sat December 10 boxscore W 11-4 Atlanta Falcons 31 24 22 353 229 124 2 21 365 179 186 2
16 Fri December 16 boxscore W 12-4 New York Jets 34 14 25 326 144 182 2 14 268 197 71 4
Playoffs
Division Sat December 31 boxscore L 12-5 Seattle Seahawks 20 27 21 321 193 128 5 21 334 183 151 1