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2006 Miami Dolphins

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6-10-0, Finished 4th in AFC East Division  · 2006 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.7, Offense: -3.3, Defense: 4.0, SoS: 2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 260 points (16.2/g), 29th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 283 points (17.7/g), 5th.
 Differential of -23 points (-1.4/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-8.8.

Coach: Nick Saban (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey
 Defensive Coordinator: Dom Capers
 Other Notable Asst.: Jason Garrett (Quarterbacks) and Dan Quinn (Defensive Line)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Wayne Huizenga
General Manager Randy Mueller
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Player 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 260 4960 1034 4.8 25 6 19 281 342 591 3287 16 19 5.2 180 402 1673 7 4.2 82 190 25.8 12.6 Own 31.7 2:32 5.63 26.0 1.26
Team Defense 283 4625 1005 4.6 27 19 29 267 279 497 3007 22 8 5.5 166 461 1618 7 3.5 72 188 27.1 12.8 Own 29.8 2:33 5.5 24.5 1.43
Lg Rank Offense 29 20 11 2 24 4 13 25 23 28 29 22 28 13 27 22 24 17 12 21 28
Lg Rank Defense 5 4 18 2 6 7 5 20 31 8 20 8 2 5 27 25 21 13 14 6 6

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Thu September 7 boxscore L 0-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 28 15 278 240 38 2 20 342 196 146 1 -12.24 -7.80 7.57
2 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-2 Buffalo Bills 6 16 15 282 190 92 1 12 171 66 105 -6.60 6.22 -8.97
3 Sun September 24 boxscore W 1-2 Tennessee Titans 13 10 17 289 130 159 1 14 316 254 62 3 -1.80 8.53 -2.74
4 Sun October 1 boxscore L 1-3 @ Houston Texans 15 17 15 289 219 70 19 276 211 65 2 -1.18 4.45 -3.37
5 Sun October 8 boxscore L 1-4 @ New England Patriots 10 20 19 283 221 62 3 17 213 134 79 1 -12.65 -0.13 0.03
6 Sun October 15 boxscore L 1-5 @ New York Jets 17 20 24 395 266 129 3 15 272 169 103 2.98 -0.96 -6.47
7 Sun October 22 boxscore L 1-6 Green Bay Packers 24 34 26 448 381 67 3 19 346 191 155 1 -2.59 -4.80 1.27
8 Bye Week
9 Sun November 5 boxscore W 2-6 @ Chicago Bears 31 13 17 298 137 161 2 20 292 189 103 6 -3.26 24.38 -3.40
10 Sun November 12 boxscore W 3-6 Kansas City Chiefs 13 10 16 306 189 117 1 14 265 185 80 -11.20 9.12 3.98
11 Sun November 19 boxscore W 4-6 Minnesota Vikings 24 20 15 254 247 7 2 25 361 247 114 3 -12.31 14.85 -0.07
12 Thu November 23 boxscore W 5-6 @ Detroit Lions 27 10 18 395 209 186 2 13 220 199 21 2 2.84 20.95 -1.89
13 Sun December 3 boxscore L 5-7 Jacksonville Jaguars 10 24 20 309 241 68 2 18 353 203 150 1 -4.19 -9.96 2.10
14 Sun December 10 boxscore W 6-7 New England Patriots 21 0 19 315 184 131 12 189 66 123 3 8.03 18.25 -1.47
15 Sun December 17 boxscore L 6-8 @ Buffalo Bills 0 21 12 212 100 112 2 13 286 186 100 2 -20.21 2.65 2.37
16 Mon December 25 boxscore L 6-9 New York Jets 10 13 14 253 129 124 12 324 229 95 1 -12.40 3.45 7.36
17 Sun December 31 boxscore L 6-10 @ Indianapolis Colts 22 27 19 354 204 150 1 24 399 282 117 1 3.65 -13.18 6.02

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
3 Joey Harrington 28 QB 11 11 5-6-0 223 388 57.5% 2236 12 3.1 15 3.9 48 5.8 4.6 10.0 203.3 68.2 38.34 15 116 5.26 4.18 3.7 0 0
8 Daunte Culpepper 29 qb 4 4 1-3-0 81 134 60.4% 929 2 1.5 3 2.2 52 6.9 6.2 11.5 232.3 77.0 19.1 21 150 5.03 4.41 13.5 0 1
17 Cleo Lemon 27 qb 4 1 0-1-0 38 68 55.9% 412 2 2.9 1 1.5 38 6.1 6.0 10.8 103.0 77.6 70.48 5 24 5.32 5.25 6.8
23 Ronnie Brown 25 RB 13 12 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0.32 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 27.4 16 6-10-0 342 591 57.9% 3577 16 2.7 19 3.2 52 6.1 5.1 10.5 223.6 71.2 41 290 5.20 4.35 6.5 0 1
Opp Total 16 279 497 56.1% 3275 22 4.4 8 1.6 6.6 6.75 11.7 204.7 84.4 47 268 5.5 5.7 8.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
23 Ronnie Brown 25 RB 13 12 241 1008 5 47 4.2 77.5 18.5 38 33 276 8.4 0 24 2.5 21.2 1284 5 4
31 Sammy Morris 29 rb 12 4 92 400 1 55 4.3 33.3 7.7 35 21 162 7.7 0 44 1.8 13.5 562 1 4
28 Travis Minor 27 16 0 19 74 0 9 3.9 4.6 1.2 3 3 2 0.7 0 4 0.2 0.1 76 0 0
3 Joey Harrington 28 QB 11 11 19 24 0 7 1.3 2.2 1.7 24 0 4
8 Daunte Culpepper 29 qb 4 4 10 20 1 7 2.0 5.0 2.5 20 1 3
84 Chris Chambers 28 WR 16 16 8 95 0 39 11.9 5.9 0.5 154 59 677 11.5 4 46 3.7 42.3 772 4 0
22 Lee Suggs 26 4 0 6 26 0 7 4.3 6.5 1.5 1 0 13 0 13 0.0 3.3 39 0 0
86 Marty Booker 30 WR 14 13 3 19 0 18 6.3 1.4 0.2 90 55 747 13.6 6 52 3.9 53.4 766 6 0
17 Cleo Lemon 27 qb 4 1 3 7 0 6 2.3 1.8 0.8 7 0 0
5 Donnie Jones 26 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
83 Wes Welker 25 KR/PR 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 100 67 687 10.3 1 38 4.2 42.9 687 1 3
81 Randy McMichael 27 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 96 62 640 10.3 3 24 3.9 40.0 640 3 0
82 Derek Hagan 22 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 21 221 10.5 1 24 1.3 13.8 221 1 0
87 Justin Peelle 27 TE 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 16 116 7.3 1 25 1.1 7.7 116 1 0
36 Darian Barnes 26 fb 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 3 22 7.3 0 13 0.2 1.4 22 0 0
88 Cliff Russell 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 2 14 7.0 0 9 0.7 4.7 14 0 0
Team Total 27.4 16 402 1673 7 55 4.2 104.6 25.1 581 342 3577 10.5 16 52 21.4 223.6 5250 23 19
Opp Total 16 461 1618 7 3.5 101.1 28.8 279 3007 10.8 22 17.4 187.9 4625 29 35

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
83 Wes Welker 25 KR/PR 16 2 41 378 0 47 9.2 48 1064 0 46 22.2 2129
96 David Bowens 29 16 0 2 21 0 11 10.5 21
28 Travis Minor 27 16 0 2 17 0 17 8.5 93
Team Total 27.4 16 41 378 0 47 9.2 52 1102 0 46 21.2 6730
Opp Total 16 49 367 0 7.5 40 981 0 24.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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 Donnie Jones 26 P 16 0 85 3640 64 1 42.8
10 Olindo Mare 33 K 16 0 10 10 8 6 12 9 6 1 36 26 72.2%% 22 22 100.0%%
Team Total 27.4 16 10 10 8 6 12 9 6 1 36 26 72.2%% 22 22 100.0%% 85 3640 64 1 42.8
Opp Total 16 25 22 88.0%% 31 31 100.0%% 91 3786 41.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
54 Zach Thomas*+ 33 MLB 16 16 3.0 1 -4 0 -4 8 2 0 0 0 0 103 62
52 Channing Crowder 23 LLB 16 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 60 43
24 Renaldo Hill 28 FS 16 16 2 33 0 21 9 0 0 1 48 1 64 22
91 Vonnie Holliday 31 RDT 16 16 7.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 46 20
99 Jason Taylor*+ 32 RDE 16 16 13.5 2 71 2 51 11 9 0 2 33 0 40 20
37 Yeremiah Bell 28 SS 16 11 2.0 0 0 0 0 12 3 0 2 0 0 44 24
25 Will Allen 28 LCB 15 15 1.0 1 11 0 11 11 1 0 3 1 0 42 14
93 Kevin Carter 33 LDE 16 16 5.5 0 0 2 0 0 28 17
59 Donnie Spragan 30 RLB 16 9 1.5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 28 22
26 Travares Tillman 29 ss 14 7 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 28 17
29 Andre' Goodman 28 RCB 15 14 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 2 64 0 26 15
94 Keith Traylor 37 LDT 14 14 4.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 27 8
98 Matt Roth 24 16 0 3.5 3 0 1 0 0 23 13
21 Travis Daniels 24 rcb 12 6 1 -2 0 -2 2 25 11
90 Jeff Zgonina 36 dt 14 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 18 15
96 David Bowens 29 16 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 0 13 7
32 Jason Allen 23 16 0 1 7 0 7 2 15 5
30 Michael Lehan 27 db 15 2 0 0 0 0 2 15 3
28 Travis Minor 27 16 0 10 4
95 Dan Wilkinson 33 10 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 9 4
31 Sammy Morris 29 rb 12 4 0 4 1 0 0 8 0
56 Derrick Pope 24 11 0 9 3
20 Eddie Jackson 26 db 14 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 5
57 Keith Adams 27 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2
23 Ronnie Brown 25 RB 13 12 0 4 0 -11 0 2 0
3 Joey Harrington 28 QB 11 11 0 4 2 0 0 1 0
53 Jim Maxwell 25 8 0 3 1
81 Randy McMichael 27 TE 16 16 3 0
82 Derek Hagan 22 16 0 1 3
83 Wes Welker 25 KR/PR 16 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 1
8 Daunte Culpepper 29 qb 4 4 0 3 1 0 0
62 Fred Evans 23 1 0 2 0
5 Donnie Jones 26 P 16 0 0 1 1 -10 0 1 0
10 Olindo Mare 33 K 16 0 2 0
72 Vernon Carey 25 RT 16 16 0 0 3 0 0
84 Chris Chambers 28 WR 16 16 0 0 1 5 0 1 0
42 Norman LeJeune 26 2 0 1 0
27 Shirdonya Mitchell 24 1 0 1 0
87 Justin Peelle 27 TE 15 10 1 0
64 Kendyl Jacox 31 lg 16 8 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.4 16 47.0 8 116 2 51 85 24 19 31 134 1 709 361
Opp Total 16 41 35 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
10 Olindo Mare 33 K 16 0 22 26 100
86 Marty Booker 30 WR 14 13 6 6 2 40
23 Ronnie Brown 25 RB 13 12 5 5 30
84 Chris Chambers 28 WR 16 16 4 4 24
81 Randy McMichael 27 TE 16 16 3 3 18
99 Jason Taylor*+ 32 RDE 16 16 2 2 12
8 Daunte Culpepper 29 qb 4 4 1 1 6
82 Derek Hagan 22 16 0 1 1 6
24 Renaldo Hill 28 FS 16 16 1 1 6
31 Sammy Morris 29 rb 12 4 1 1 6
87 Justin Peelle 27 TE 15 10 1 1 6
83 Wes Welker 25 KR/PR 16 2 1 1 6
Team Total 27.4 16 7 16 1 2 26 2 22 26 260
Opp Total 16 7 22 2 31 22 283

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2006-09-07 @ PIT L, 17-28 2 2 rush Ronnie Brown 2 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
2 2006-09-07 @ PIT L, 17-28 3 5 rush Ronnie Brown 5 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
3 2006-09-17 BUF L, 6-16 4 23 pass Chris Chambers 23 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (pass failed)
4 2006-09-24 TEN W, 13-10 3 5 rush Daunte Culpepper 5 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
5 2006-10-01 @ HOU L, 15-17 4 16 pass Chris Chambers 16 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (pass failed)
6 2006-10-08 @ NWE L, 10-20 2 2 rush Ronnie Brown 2 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
7 2006-10-15 @ NYJ L, 17-20 4 2 pass Chris Chambers 2 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
8 2006-10-15 @ NYJ L, 17-20 4 1 rush Ronnie Brown 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
9 2006-10-22 GNB L, 24-34 1 8 pass Marty Booker 8 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
10 2006-10-22 GNB L, 24-34 4 13 pass Derek Hagan 13 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Marty Booker pass from Joey Harrington)
11 2006-11-05 @ CHI W, 31-13 2 5 pass Marty Booker 5 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
12 2006-11-05 @ CHI W, 31-13 2 20 interception Jason Taylor 20 yard interception return (Olindo Mare kick)
13 2006-11-05 @ CHI W, 31-13 3 6 pass Wes Welker 6 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
14 2006-11-05 @ CHI W, 31-13 4 24 pass Chris Chambers 24 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
15 2006-11-12 KAN W, 13-10 2 1 rush Ronnie Brown 1 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
16 2006-11-19 MIN W, 24-20 2 11 pass Justin Peelle 11 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
17 2006-11-19 MIN W, 24-20 4 48 fumble Renaldo Hill 48 yard fumble return (Olindo Mare kick)
18 2006-11-19 MIN W, 24-20 4 51 interception Jason Taylor 51 yard interception return (Olindo Mare kick)
19 2006-11-23 @ DET W, 27-10 1 8 pass Marty Booker 8 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
20 2006-11-23 @ DET W, 27-10 2 5 pass Randy McMichael 5 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
21 2006-11-23 @ DET W, 27-10 3 19 pass Marty Booker 19 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
22 2006-12-03 JAX L, 10-24 1 17 pass Marty Booker 17 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
23 2006-12-10 NWE W, 21-0 3 32 pass Marty Booker 32 yard pass from Joey Harrington (Olindo Mare kick)
24 2006-12-10 NWE W, 21-0 4 3 rush Sammy Morris 3 yard rush (Marty Booker pass from Joey Harrington)
25 2006-12-25 NYJ L, 10-13 4 7 pass Randy McMichael 7 yard pass from Cleo Lemon (Olindo Mare kick)
26 2006-12-31 @ IND L, 22-27 4 6 pass Randy McMichael 6 yard pass from Cleo Lemon (Olindo Mare kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2006-09-07 @ PIT W, 28-17 2 27 pass Nate Washington 27 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jeff Reed kick)
2 2006-09-07 @ PIT W, 28-17 2 7 pass Hines Ward 7 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jeff Reed kick)
3 2006-09-07 @ PIT W, 28-17 4 87 pass Heath Miller 87 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jeff Reed kick)
4 2006-09-07 @ PIT W, 28-17 4 42 interception Joey Porter 42 yard interception return (Jeff Reed kick)
5 2006-09-17 BUF W, 16-6 3 4 pass Josh Reed 4 yard pass from J.P. Losman (Rian Lindell kick)
6 2006-09-24 TEN L, 10-13 2 27 pass Bo Scaife 27 yard pass from Kerry Collins (Rob Bironas kick)
7 2006-10-01 @ HOU W, 17-15 4 1 rush David Carr 1 yard rush (Kris Brown kick)
8 2006-10-01 @ HOU W, 17-15 4 3 pass Andre Johnson 3 yard pass from David Carr (Kris Brown kick)
9 2006-10-08 @ NWE W, 20-10 2 10 pass Troy Brown 10 yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
10 2006-10-08 @ NWE W, 20-10 4 1 pass Heath Evans 1 yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
11 2006-10-15 @ NYJ W, 20-17 3 58 pass Laveranues Coles 58 yard pass from Chad Pennington (Mike Nugent kick)
12 2006-10-15 @ NYJ W, 20-17 4 22 pass Laveranues Coles 22 yard pass from Chad Pennington (Mike Nugent kick)
13 2006-10-22 GNB W, 34-24 3 23 interception Charles Woodson 23 yard interception return (Dave Rayner kick)
14 2006-10-22 GNB W, 34-24 3 34 pass Donald Driver 34 yard pass from Brett Favre (Dave Rayner kick)
15 2006-10-22 GNB W, 34-24 4 70 rush Ahman Green 70 yard rush (Dave Rayner kick)
16 2006-10-22 GNB W, 34-24 4 13 pass David Martin 13 yard pass from Brett Favre (Dave Rayner kick)
17 2006-11-05 @ CHI L, 13-31 2 30 pass Muhsin Muhammad 30 yard pass from Rex Grossman (Robbie Gould kick)
18 2006-11-12 KAN L, 10-13 4 2 rush Larry Johnson 2 yard rush (Lawrence Tynes kick)
19 2006-11-19 MIN L, 20-24 1 1 rush Chester Taylor 1 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
20 2006-11-19 MIN L, 20-24 4 1 rush Chester Taylor 1 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
21 2006-11-23 @ DET L, 10-27 1 2 pass Dan Campbell 2 yard pass from Jon Kitna (Jason Hanson kick)
22 2006-12-03 JAX W, 24-10 2 15 pass Matt Jones 15 yard pass from David Garrard (Josh Scobee kick)
23 2006-12-03 JAX W, 24-10 2 16 pass George Wrighster 16 yard pass from David Garrard (Josh Scobee kick)
24 2006-12-03 JAX W, 24-10 4 32 rush Maurice Jones-Drew 32 yard rush (Josh Scobee kick)
25 2006-12-17 @ BUF W, 21-0 2 33 pass Robert Royal 33 yard pass from J.P. Losman (Rian Lindell kick)
26 2006-12-17 @ BUF W, 21-0 3 27 pass Josh Reed 27 yard pass from J.P. Losman (Rian Lindell kick)
27 2006-12-17 @ BUF W, 21-0 4 21 pass Lee Evans 21 yard pass from J.P. Losman (Rian Lindell kick)
28 2006-12-25 NYJ W, 13-10 4 32 pass Jerricho Cotchery 32 yard pass from Chad Pennington (Mike Nugent kick)
29 2006-12-31 @ IND W, 27-22 2 2 pass Dan Klecko 2 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri kick)
30 2006-12-31 @ IND W, 27-22 2 11 rush Peyton Manning 11 yard rush (Adam Vinatieri kick)
31 2006-12-31 @ IND W, 27-22 4 27 pass Marvin Harrison 27 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri kick)