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2000 Miami Dolphins

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.1, Offense: 0.0, Defense: 7.1, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 323 points (20.2/g), 16th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 226 points (14.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 97 points (6.1/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: Dave Wannstedt (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Chan Gailey
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Bates
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Shula (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Pro Player Stadium
 Training Camp: Nova Southeastern University (Davie, Florida)

Team Info

Principal Owner Wayne Huizenga
General Manager Eddie Jones
Head Coach/Player Personnel Dave Wannstedt
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 323 4461 945 4.7 26 9 25 251 243 421 2567 15 17 5.7 122 496 1894 16 3.8 104 193 30.6 13.0 Own 32.0 2:34 5.06 23.1 1.56
Team Defense 226 4636 995 4.7 41 13 41 289 282 530 2900 13 28 5.0 156 417 1736 9 4.2 92 193 22.8 13.0 Own 30.1 2:27 5.3 23.9 1.14
Lg Rank Offense 16 26 9 2 28 31 27 24 18 16 8 14 7 23 14 21 11 15 29 26 17
Lg Rank Defense 3 6 4 13 13 14 5 5 1 4 10 14 6 18 28 4 8 13 11 8 3

Team Games & Schedule

Preseason Games Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
Regular Season
1 Sun September 3 boxscore W 1-0 Seattle Seahawks 23 0 16 308 127 181 1 8 143 72 71 6 -8.24 30.96 2.47
2 Sun September 10 boxscore L 1-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 7 13 10 209 160 49 1 24 468 343 125 4 -9.23 2.27 -2.43
3 Sun September 17 boxscore W 2-1 Baltimore Ravens 19 6 15 258 152 106 1 18 262 144 118 1 2.93 7.03 1.58
4 Sun September 24 boxscore W 3-1 New England Patriots 10 3 12 242 143 99 3 12 210 154 56 2 -14.23 19.87 -0.46
5 Sun October 1 boxscore W 4-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 31 16 18 302 143 159 2 24 350 159 191 1 7.72 5.06 4.26
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 5-1 Buffalo Bills 22 13 15 254 134 120 1 15 254 178 76 2 -3.76 13.37 0.95
7 Bye Week
8 Mon October 23 boxscore L OT 5-2 @ New York Jets 37 40 20 433 235 198 3 31 455 376 79 4 2.08 -7.65 -1.75
9 Sun October 29 boxscore W 6-2 Green Bay Packers 28 20 17 296 156 140 1 21 319 186 133 2 2.63 -0.31 8.13
10 Sun November 5 boxscore W 7-2 @ Detroit Lions 23 8 15 293 104 189 14 253 154 99 3 1.92 6.57 7.95
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 8-2 @ San Diego Chargers 17 7 15 244 160 84 19 238 156 82 4 -6.33 13.66 1.36
12 Sun November 19 boxscore L 8-3 New York Jets 3 20 10 200 117 83 4 18 239 106 133 2 -25.19 6.77 1.09
13 Sun November 26 boxscore W 9-3 @ Indianapolis Colts 17 14 17 253 171 82 19 353 209 144 1 3.20 -2.58 3.78
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 10-3 @ Buffalo Bills 33 6 15 333 200 133 1 14 196 36 160 3 2.18 20.54 4.69
15 Sun December 10 boxscore L 10-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 16 17 254 170 84 5 14 221 121 100 1 -18.21 9.33 6.73
16 Sun December 17 boxscore L 10-5 Indianapolis Colts 13 20 14 272 132 140 3 20 327 195 132 2 -1.62 -4.82 1.04
17 Sun December 24 boxscore W 11-5 @ New England Patriots 27 24 25 310 263 47 18 348 311 37 3 7.16 -0.56 -3.03
Playoffs
WildCard Sat December 30 boxscore W OT 12-5 Indianapolis Colts 23 17 26 434 176 258 3 14 293 194 99 0.97 1.49 3.14
Division Sat January 6 boxscore L 12-6 @ Oakland Raiders 0 27 10 204 164 40 4 20 267 127 140 1 -30.85 0.02 5.32

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
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
9 Jay Fiedler 29 QB 15 15 10-5-0 204 357 57.1 2402 14 3.9 14 3.9 61 6.7 5.7 11.8 160.1 74.5 23 129 5.98 5.06 6.1 2 2
11 Damon Huard 27 16 1 1-0-0 39 63 61.9 318 1 1.6 3 4.8 29 5.0 3.2 8.2 19.9 60.2 4 22 4.42 2.70 6.0 1 1
26 Lamar Smith 30 RB 15 15 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
34 Thurman Thomas 34 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 -2.00 -2.00 100.0
Team Total 27.3 16 11-5-0 243 421 57.7 2720 15 3.6 17 4.0 61 6.5 5.4 11.2 170.0 72.2 28 153 5.72 4.68 6.2 3 3
Opp Total 16 282 530 53.2 3170 13 2.5 28 5.3 6.0 4.09 11.2 198.1 57.5 48 270 5.0 3.3 8.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
26 Lamar Smith 30 RB 15 15 309 1139 14 68 3.7 75.9 20.6 38 31 201 6.5 2 28 2.1 13.4 1340 16 3
9 Jay Fiedler 29 QB 15 15 54 267 1 30 4.9 17.8 3.6 267 1 2
32 J.J. Johnson 26 13 1 50 168 1 16 3.4 12.9 3.8 12 10 61 6.1 0 11 0.8 4.7 229 1 0
21 Autry Denson 24 11 0 31 108 0 12 3.5 9.8 2.8 23 14 105 7.5 0 28 1.3 9.5 213 0 1
34 Thurman Thomas 34 9 0 28 136 0 25 4.9 15.1 3.1 24 16 117 7.3 1 15 1.8 13.0 253 1 1
44 Rob Konrad 24 FB 15 14 15 39 0 5 2.6 2.6 1.0 24 14 83 5.9 0 18 0.9 5.5 122 0 0
84 Leslie Shepherd 31 WR 13 11 4 3 0 14 0.8 0.2 0.3 59 35 446 12.7 4 46 2.7 34.3 449 4 0
87 Bert Emanuel 30 11 0 3 -2 0 0 -0.7 -0.2 0.3 21 7 132 18.9 1 53 0.6 12.0 130 1 1
81 O.J. McDuffie 31 9 1 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.3 0.1 25 14 143 10.2 0 24 1.6 15.9 140 0 0
53 Larry Izzo* 26 16 0 1 39 0 39 39.0 2.4 0.1 39 0 1
86 Oronde Gadsden 29 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 93 56 786 14.0 6 61 3.5 49.1 786 6 0
80 Tony Martin 35 wr 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 63 26 393 15.1 0 44 2.6 39.3 393 0 0
82 Jed Weaver 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 10 179 17.9 0 41 0.6 11.2 179 0 1
83 Hunter Goodwin 28 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 6 36 6.0 1 9 0.4 2.3 36 1 0
33 Deon Dyer 23 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 2 14 7.0 0 13 0.1 0.9 14 0 0
88 Jeff Ogden 25 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 2 24 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.5 24 0 1
Team Total 27.3 16 496 1894 16 68 3.8 118.4 31.0 417 243 2720 11.2 15 61 15.2 170.0 4614 31 12
Opp Total 16 417 1736 9 4.2 108.5 26.1 282 2900 10.3 13 17.6 181.3 4636 22 30

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
31 Brock Marion* 30 FS 16 16 22 513 0 47 23.3 513
21 Autry Denson 24 11 0 20 495 0 56 24.8 708
88 Jeff Ogden 25 16 0 19 323 1 81 17.0 347
84 Leslie Shepherd 31 WR 13 11 15 164 0 32 10.9 1 14 0 14 14.0 627
35 Ben Kelly 22 2 0 5 31 0 10 6.2 31
38 Kevin Williams 25 2 0 3 64 0 24 21.3 64
83 Hunter Goodwin 28 TE 16 16 2 6 0 6 3.0 42
32 J.J. Johnson 26 13 1 2 26 0 26 13.0 255
82 Jed Weaver 24 16 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 194
Team Total 27.3 16 39 518 1 81 13.3 51 1133 0 56 22.2 6265
Opp Total 16 36 258 0 7.2 68 1260 0 18.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
1 Matt Turk 32 16 0 92 3870 70 0 42.1
10 Olindo Mare 27 16 0 8 7 10 9 13 12 31 28 90.3% 34 33 97.1%
Team Total 27.3 16 8 7 10 9 13 12 31 28 90.3% 34 33 97.1% 92 3870 70 0 42.1
Opp Total 16 30 22 73.3% 20 20 100.0% 87 3532 40.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
31 Brock Marion* 30 FS 16 16 5 72 0 24 0 0 0 1 0 0 72 24
54 Zach Thomas* 27 MLB 11 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.5 58 41
45 Brian Walker 28 SS 16 16 7 80 0 31 0 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 60 28
59 Derrick Rodgers 29 LLB 16 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.5 52 23
99 Jason Taylor*+ 26 RDE 16 16 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 29 1 14.5 37 26
23 Patrick Surtain 24 LCB 16 16 5 55 0 43 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.0 44 9
92 Daryl Gardener 27 RDT 10 10 2.5 35 14
52 Robert Jones 31 RLB 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 33 18
29 Sam Madison*+ 26 RCB 16 16 5 80 0 34 0 2 1 2 20 1 29 10
93 Trace Armstrong* 35 16 0 7 0 0 0 0 16.5 24 10
95 Tim Bowens 27 LDT 15 15 1 0 0 0 0 2.5 29 11
79 Kenny Mixon 25 LDE 16 16 1 0 1 0 0 2.5 25 19
24 Jerry Wilson 27 16 1 1 19 0 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.5 30 9
96 Rich Owens 28 12 3 0.5 15 9
94 Jermaine Haley 27 15 4 1.5 15 7 1
22 Terrance Shaw 27 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 15 3
91 Lorenzo Bromell 25 8 0 2.0 11 1
58 Scott Galyon 26 6 1 8 1
25 Greg Jeffries 29 11 0 1 3 0 3 0 7 0
53 Larry Izzo* 26 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1
56 Twan Russell 26 16 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
42 Trent Gamble 23 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1
26 Lamar Smith 30 RB 15 15 0 3 0 0 0
9 Jay Fiedler 29 QB 15 15 0 2 0 -8 0
86 Oronde Gadsden 29 WR 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
97 Ernest Grant 24 2 0 1 0
21 Autry Denson 24 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Bert Emanuel 30 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Tommy Hendricks 22 8 0 0 1
88 Jeff Ogden 25 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
34 Thurman Thomas 34 9 0 0 1 0 0 0
82 Jed Weaver 24 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 28 311 0 43 0 18 12 15 41 2 48.0 610 266 1
Opp Total 16 30 17 28

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
10 Olindo Mare 27 16 0 33 28 117
26 Lamar Smith 30 RB 15 15 14 2 16 96
86 Oronde Gadsden 29 WR 16 16 6 6 36
84 Leslie Shepherd 31 WR 13 11 4 4 24
87 Bert Emanuel 30 11 0 1 1 6
9 Jay Fiedler 29 QB 15 15 1 1 6
83 Hunter Goodwin 28 TE 16 16 1 1 6
32 J.J. Johnson 26 13 1 1 1 6
29 Sam Madison*+ 26 RCB 16 16 1 1 6
88 Jeff Ogden 25 16 0 1 1 6
99 Jason Taylor*+ 26 RDE 16 16 1 1 6
34 Thurman Thomas 34 9 0 1 1 6
94 Jermaine Haley 27 15 4 1 2
Team Total 27.3 16 16 15 1 2 34 33 28 1 325
Opp Total 16 9 13 1 1 20 22 226

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-03 SEA W, 23-0 1 4 rush Lamar Smith 4 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
2 2000-09-03 SEA W, 23-0 2 16 pass Oronde Gadsden 16 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
3 2000-09-10 @ MIN L, 7-13 4 2 pass Thurman Thomas 2 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
4 2000-09-17 BAL W, 19-6 3 7 rush Lamar Smith 7 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
5 2000-09-17 BAL W, 19-6 4 8 pass Lamar Smith 8 yard pass from Jay Fiedler
6 2000-09-24 NWE W, 10-3 2 53 pass Bert Emanuel 53 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
7 2000-10-01 @ CIN W, 31-16 2 29 fumble Jason Taylor 29 yard fumble return (Olindo Mare kick)
8 2000-10-01 @ CIN W, 31-16 3 18 rush Lamar Smith 18 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
9 2000-10-01 @ CIN W, 31-16 3 7 pass Oronde Gadsden 7 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
10 2000-10-01 @ CIN W, 31-16 4 21 pass Oronde Gadsden 21 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
11 2000-10-08 BUF W, 22-13 2 20 pass Leslie Shepherd 20 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
12 2000-10-08 BUF W, 22-13 4 20 fumble Sam Madison 20 yard fumble return (Olindo Mare kick)
13 2000-10-23 @ NYJ L, 37-40 1 42 pass Leslie Shepherd 42 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
14 2000-10-23 @ NYJ L, 37-40 1 68 rush Lamar Smith 68 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
15 2000-10-23 @ NYJ L, 37-40 3 3 rush Lamar Smith 3 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
16 2000-10-23 @ NYJ L, 37-40 4 46 pass Leslie Shepherd 46 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
17 2000-10-29 GNB W, 28-20 2 1 rush Jay Fiedler 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
18 2000-10-29 GNB W, 28-20 3 15 pass Oronde Gadsden 15 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
19 2000-10-29 GNB W, 28-20 3 4 rush Lamar Smith 4 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
20 2000-10-29 GNB W, 28-20 3 81 punt Jeff Ogden 81 yard punt return (Olindo Mare kick)
21 2000-11-05 @ DET W, 23-8 1 46 rush Lamar Smith 46 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
22 2000-11-05 @ DET W, 23-8 1 8 rush Lamar Smith 8 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
23 2000-11-12 @ SDG W, 17-7 1 2 rush Lamar Smith 2 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
24 2000-11-12 @ SDG W, 17-7 2 6 rush Lamar Smith 6 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
25 2000-11-26 @ IND W, 17-14 3 3 rush J.J. Johnson 3 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
26 2000-11-26 @ IND W, 17-14 4 17 pass Oronde Gadsden 17 yard pass from Damon Huard (Olindo Mare kick)
27 2000-12-03 @ BUF W, 33-6 1 6 pass Lamar Smith 6 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
28 2000-12-03 @ BUF W, 33-6 2 6 pass Oronde Gadsden 6 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
29 2000-12-03 @ BUF W, 33-6 2 14 pass Leslie Shepherd 14 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
30 2000-12-10 TAM L, 13-16 3 1 rush Lamar Smith 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
31 2000-12-17 IND L, 13-20 3 8 rush Lamar Smith 8 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
32 2000-12-24 @ NWE W, 27-24 2 9 pass Hunter Goodwin 9 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
33 2000-12-24 @ NWE W, 27-24 2 1 rush Lamar Smith 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
34 2000-12-24 @ NWE W, 27-24 4 1 rush Lamar Smith 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-10 @ MIN W, 13-7 4 15 pass Randy Moss 15 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson kick)
2 2000-10-01 @ CIN L, 16-31 1 9 pass Peter Warrick 9 yard pass from Akili Smith (Neil Rackers kick)
3 2000-10-08 BUF L, 13-22 4 3 rush Sammy Morris 3 yard rush (Steve Christie kick)
4 2000-10-23 @ NYJ W, 40-37 2 10 pass Wayne Chrebet 10 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (John Hall kick)
5 2000-10-23 @ NYJ W, 40-37 4 30 pass Laveranues Coles 30 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (pass failed)
6 2000-10-23 @ NYJ W, 40-37 4 1 pass Jermaine Wiggins 1 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (John Hall kick)
7 2000-10-23 @ NYJ W, 40-37 4 24 pass Wayne Chrebet 24 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (John Hall kick)
8 2000-10-23 @ NYJ W, 40-37 4 3 pass Jumbo Elliott 3 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (John Hall kick)
9 2000-10-29 GNB L, 20-28 1 1 rush Dorsey Levens 1 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
10 2000-10-29 GNB L, 20-28 2 7 rush Dorsey Levens 7 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
11 2000-11-05 @ DET L, 8-23 4 3 rush James Stewart 3 yard rush (Johnnie Morton pass from Stoney Case)
12 2000-11-12 @ SDG L, 7-17 4 8 pass Fred McCrary 8 yard pass from Ryan Leaf (John Carney kick)
13 2000-11-19 NYJ W, 20-3 4 18 rush Bernie Parmalee 18 yard rush (John Hall kick)
14 2000-11-19 NYJ W, 20-3 4 7 rush Bernie Parmalee 7 yard rush (John Hall kick)
15 2000-11-26 @ IND L, 14-17 1 27 pass Marvin Harrison 27 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
16 2000-11-26 @ IND L, 14-17 4 8 pass Marvin Harrison 8 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
17 2000-12-03 @ BUF L, 6-33 4 1 rush Antowain Smith 1 yard rush (run failed)
18 2000-12-10 TAM W, 16-13 2 31 interception Jamie Duncan 31 yard interception return (Martin Gramatica kick)
19 2000-12-17 IND W, 20-13 1 50 pass Marcus Pollard 50 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
20 2000-12-17 IND W, 20-13 2 4 rush Peyton Manning 4 yard rush (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
21 2000-12-24 @ NWE L, 24-27 1 1 rush Tony Carter 1 yard rush (Adam Vinatieri kick)
22 2000-12-24 @ NWE L, 24-27 2 52 pass Kevin Faulk 52 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)
23 2000-12-24 @ NWE L, 24-27 2 16 pass Terry Glenn 16 yard pass from Drew Bledsoe (Adam Vinatieri kick)