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2005 Miami Dolphins

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9-7-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.8, Offense: -1.1, Defense: 0.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 318 points (19.9/g), 16th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 317 points (19.8/g), 15th.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Nick Saban (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan
 Defensive Coordinator: Richard Smith
 Other Notable Asst.: Jason Garrett (Quarterbacks) and Dan Quinn (Defensive Line)

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Gus Frerotte 34 11 15 257 for 494, 2,996 yards, 18 td, 13 int, & 27 rushes for 61 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 7th / 197th pick / 1994
RB Ronnie Brown 24 Rook 14 207 rushes for 907 yards, 4 td, & 32 catches for 232 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 2nd pick / 2005
WR Marty Booker 29 6 12 39 catches for 686 yards, 3 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1999
WR Chris Chambers* 27 4 16 82 catches for 1,118 yards, 11 td, & 12 rushes for 92 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2001
TE Lorenzo Diamond 26 1 7 8 catches for 54 yards, 0 td
TE Randy McMichael 26 3 16 60 catches for 582 yards, 5 td Miami Dolphins / 4th / 114th pick / 2002
LT Damion McIntosh 28 5 16 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2000
LG Jeno James 28 5 16 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 182nd pick / 2000
C Seth McKinney 26 3 13 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 90th pick / 2002
RG Rex Hadnot 23 1 16 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 174th pick / 2004
RT Vernon Carey 24 1 14 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Kevin Carter 32 10 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1995
LDT Keith Traylor 36 14 13 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
RDT Vonnie Holliday 30 7 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 19th pick / 1998
RDE Jason Taylor* 31 8 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
LLB Donnie Spragan 29 3 9 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Zach Thomas* 32 9 14 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
RLB Channing Crowder 22 Rook 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 70th pick / 2005
LCB Travis Daniels 23 Rook 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 4th / 104th pick / 2005
RCB Sam Madison 31 8 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1997
SS Travares Tillman 28 5 10 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 58th pick / 2000
FS Lance Schulters 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 119th pick / 1998
 Special Teams Starters
K Olindo Mare 32 8 0 25 of 30 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
P Donnie Jones 25 1 0 88 punts for a 43.5 average, 0 blocked Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 224th pick / 2004
PR Wes Welker 24 1 1 43 punt returns for a 9.1 average and 0 td
KR Wes Welker 24 1 1 61 kick returns for a 22.6 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
36 Darian Barnes 25 fb 9 6 250 6-2 Rutgers,Hampton 2/29/1980 3 0
37 Yeremiah Bell 27 16 0 200 6-1 East. Kentucky 3/3/1978 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 213th pick / 2003
65 Joe Berger 23 3 0 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 Rook 0 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
86 Marty Booker 29 WR 15 12 212 6-0 La-Monroe 7/31/1976 6 6 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1999
80 David Boston 27 5 0 240 6-2 Ohio St. 8/19/1978 6 1 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 1999
96 David Bowens 28 16 0 260 6-3 Michigan,West. Illinois 7/3/1977 6 2 Denver Broncos / 5th / 158th pick / 1999
23 Ronnie Brown 24 RB 15 14 233 6-0 Auburn 12/12/1981 Rook 8 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 2nd pick / 2005
72 Vernon Carey 24 RT 16 14 335 6-5 Miami (FL) 7/31/1981 1 7 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 2004
93 Kevin Carter 32 LDE 16 16 290 6-5 Florida 9/21/1973 10 8 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1995
84 Chris Chambers* 27 WR 16 16 210 5-11 Wisconsin 8/12/1978 4 10 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2001
52 Channing Crowder 22 RLB 16 13 247 6-2 Florida 12/2/1983 Rook 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 70th pick / 2005
21 Travis Daniels 23 LCB 16 14 194 6-1 LSU 9/8/1982 Rook 6 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 104th pick / 2005
97 John Denney 27 16 0 275 6-5 BYU 12/13/1978 Rook 1
87 Lorenzo Diamond 26 TE 16 7 260 6-3 Auburn 12/15/1979 1 0
63 Alonzo Ephraim 24 c 13 3 312 6-4 Alabama 11/8/1981 2 2
44 Heath Evans 27 fb 6 2 245 6-0 Auburn 12/30/1978 4 0 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2001
11 Gus Frerotte 34 QB 16 15 237 6-3 Tulsa 7/31/1971 11 9 Washington Redskins / 7th / 197th pick / 1994
82 Bryan Gilmore 27 wr 15 1 200 6-0 Midwestern St. 7/21/1978 5 1
51 Jason Glenn 26 16 0 231 6-0 Texas A&M 8/20/1979 4 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 173rd pick / 2001
66 Rex Hadnot 23 RG 16 16 323 6-2 Houston 1/28/1982 1 8 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 174th pick / 2004
85 Will Heller 24 7 0 250 6-6 Georgia Tech 2/28/1981 2 0
91 Vonnie Holliday 30 RDT 16 16 290 6-5 North Carolina 12/11/1975 7 8 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 19th pick / 1998
89 Alex Holmes 24 8 0 270 6-3 USC 8/22/1981 Rook 0
25 Reggie Howard 28 cb 15 7 190 6-0 Henderson St.,Memphis 5/17/1977 5 4
35 Eddie Jackson 25 db 15 1 190 6-0 Arkansas 12/19/1980 1 2
78 Jeno James 28 LG 16 16 310 6-3 Auburn 1/12/1977 5 8 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 182nd pick / 2000
5 Donnie Jones 25 P 16 0 222 6-2 LSU 7/5/1980 1 3 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 224th pick / 2004
24 Tebucky Jones 31 ss 6 6 218 6-2 Syracuse 10/6/1974 7 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 22nd pick / 1998
42 Norman LeJeune 25 5 0 207 6-0 LSU 5/10/1980 Rook 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 244th pick / 2003
29 Sam Madison 31 RCB 15 15 185 5-11 Louisville 4/23/1974 8 6 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 1997
10 Olindo Mare 32 K 16 0 190 5-10 MacMurray,Syracuse 6/6/1973 8 3
73 Stockar McDougle 28 t 8 2 335 6-6 Oklahoma 1/11/1977 5 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2000
77 Damion McIntosh 28 LT 16 16 325 6-4 Kansas St. 3/25/1977 5 8 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2000
68 Seth McKinney 26 C 13 13 305 6-3 Texas A&M 6/12/1979 3 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 90th pick / 2002
81 Randy McMichael 26 TE 16 16 250 6-3 Georgia 6/28/1979 3 5 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 114th pick / 2002
28 Travis Minor 26 16 0 205 5-10 Florida St. 6/30/1979 4 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 85th pick / 2001
58 Eddie Moore 25 5 0 230 6-0 Tennessee 7/5/1980 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 49th pick / 2003
31 Sammy Morris 28 rb 16 2 220 6-0 Texas Tech 3/23/1977 5 1 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
56 Derrick Pope 23 lb 12 2 232 6-0 Alabama 5/4/1982 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 222nd pick / 2004
50 Nick Rogers 26 3 0 250 6-2 Georgia Tech 5/31/1979 3 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 177th pick / 2002
18 Sage Rosenfels 27 qb 4 1 222 6-4 Iowa St. 3/6/1978 3 1 Washington Redskins / 4th / 109th pick / 2001
98 Matt Roth 23 16 0 272 6-4 Iowa 10/14/1982 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 46th pick / 2005
88 Cliff Russell 26 2 0 193 5-11 Utah 2/8/1979 2 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 87th pick / 2002
30 Lance Schulters 30 FS 16 16 202 6-2 Hofstra 5/27/1975 7 7 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 119th pick / 1998
55 Junior Seau 36 llb 7 5 250 6-3 USC 1/19/1969 15 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1990
59 Donnie Spragan 29 LLB 16 9 239 6-3 Pacific,Stanford 7/12/1976 3 5
99 Jason Taylor* 31 RDE 16 16 255 6-6 Akron 9/1/1974 8 12 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
20 Kiwaukee Thomas 28 10 0 192 5-11 Georgia Southern 6/19/1977 5 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 159th pick / 2000
54 Zach Thomas* 32 MLB 14 14 230 5-11 Texas Tech 9/1/1973 9 12 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
26 Travares Tillman 28 SS 16 10 190 6-1 Georgia Tech 10/8/1977 5 5 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 58th pick / 2000
57 Lester Towns 28 4 0 252 6-1 Washington 8/28/1977 5 0 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 221st pick / 2000
94 Keith Traylor 36 LDT 13 13 340 6-2 Oklahoma,Central Oklahoma 9/3/1969 14 6 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 61st pick / 1991
83 Wes Welker 24 KR 16 1 190 5-9 Texas Tech 5/1/1981 1 4
34 Ricky Williams 28 rb 12 3 226 5-10 Texas 5/21/1977 6 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
75 Manuel Wright 21 3 0 329 6-6 USC 4/13/1984 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 1st pick / 2005 Supp
90 Jeff Zgonina 35 dt 16 3 285 6-2 Purdue 5/24/1970 12 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 185th pick / 1993
Team Total 27.2 16 246.4 6-1.8 4.2