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2009 Miami Dolphins

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7-9-0, AFC East Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.7, Offense: 2.9, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 3.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 360 points (22.5/g), 15th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 390 points (24.4/g), 25th.
 Differential of -30 points (-1.9/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-8.8.

Coach: Tony Sparano (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning
 Defensive Coordinator: Paul Pasqualoni

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Chad Henne 24 1 13 274 for 451, 2,878 yards, 12 td, 14 int, & 16 rushes for 32 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 57th pick / 2008
RB Ronnie Brown 28 4 9 147 rushes for 648 yards, 8 td, & 14 catches for 98 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 2nd pick / 2005
RB Lousaka Polite 28 5 9 37 rushes for 123 yards, 0 td, & 11 catches for 51 yards and 0 td
WR Greg Camarillo 27 3 16 50 catches for 552 yards, 0 td
WR Ted Ginn 24 2 12 38 catches for 454 yards, 1 td, & 7 rushes for 48 yards and 0 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 2007
TE Anthony Fasano 25 3 14 31 catches for 339 yards, 2 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2006
LT Jake Long* 24 1 16 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 1st pick / 2008
LG Justin Smiley 28 5 12 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2004
C Jake Grove 29 5 10 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 2004
RG Donald Thomas 24 1 12 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 6th / 195th pick / 2008
RT Vernon Carey 28 5 16 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Kendall Langford 23 1 13 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 66th pick / 2008
NT Jason Ferguson 35 12 9 New York Jets / 7th / 229th pick / 1997
RDE Randy Starks 26 5 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tennessee Titans / 3rd / 71st pick / 2004
LOLB Jason Taylor 35 12 15 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
LILB Channing Crowder 26 4 13 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 70th pick / 2005
RILB Akin Ayodele 30 7 15 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 3rd / 89th pick / 2002
ROLB Joey Porter 32 10 14 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1999
LCB Vontae Davis 21 Rook 9 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 1st / 25th pick / 2009
RCB Sean Smith 22 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 61st pick / 2009
SS Gibril Wilson 28 5 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 136th pick / 2004
FS Yeremiah Bell* 31 5 15 1.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 6th / 213th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Dan Carpenter* 24 1 0 25 of 28 field goals & 37 of 38 extra points
P Brandon Fields 25 2 0 75 punts for a 46.3 average, 0 blocked Miami Dolphins / 7th / 225th pick / 2007
PR Davone Bess 24 1 2 28 punt returns for a 7.5 average and 0 td
KR Ted Ginn 24 2 12 52 kick returns for a 24.9 average and 2 td Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 2007

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
32 Jason Allen 26 db 16 1 200 6-2 Tennessee 7/5/1983 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 16th pick / 2006
25 Will Allen 31 lcb 6 6 196 5-10 Syracuse 8/5/1978 8 2 New York Giants / 1st / 22nd pick / 2001
56 Charlie Anderson 28 lb 16 1 258 6-4 Mississippi 12/8/1981 5 1 Houston Texans / 6th / 200th pick / 2004
51 Akin Ayodele 30 RILB 16 15 251 6-2 Purdue 9/17/1979 7 6 Jacksonville Jaguars / 3rd / 89th pick / 2002
79 Ryan Baker 25 5 0 295 6-5 Purdue 11/25/1984 Rook 0
37 Yeremiah Bell* 31 FS 16 15 200 6-1 East. Kentucky 3/3/1978 5 7 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 213th pick / 2003
67 Joe Berger 27 c 16 6 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 4 4 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
15 Davone Bess 24 PR 16 2 190 5-10 Hawaii 9/13/1985 1 7
23 Ronnie Brown 28 RB 9 9 233 6-0 Auburn 12/12/1981 4 5 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 2nd pick / 2005
83 Greg Camarillo 27 WR 16 16 190 6-1 Stanford 4/18/1982 3 5
72 Vernon Carey 28 RT 16 16 335 6-5 Miami (FL) 7/31/1981 5 9 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 19th pick / 2004
5 Dan Carpenter* 24 K 16 0 216 6-2 Montana 11/25/1985 1 4
30 Chris Clemons 24 db 11 2 210 6-1 Clemson 9/15/1985 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 165th pick / 2009
38 Patrick Cobbs 26 5 0 210 5-9 North Texas 1/31/1983 3 0
52 Channing Crowder 26 LILB 13 13 247 6-2 Florida 12/2/1983 4 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 70th pick / 2005
29 Tyrone Culver 26 db 16 2 195 6-0 Fresno St. 7/6/1983 3 2 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 185th pick / 2006
21 Vontae Davis 21 LCB 16 9 205 6-0 Illinois 5/27/1988 Rook 4 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 25th pick / 2009
92 John Denney 31 16 0 275 6-5 BYU 12/13/1978 4 1
71 Lionel Dotson 24 2 0 289 6-4 Arizona 2/11/1985 1 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 245th pick / 2008
80 Anthony Fasano 25 TE 14 14 255 6-4 Notre Dame 4/20/1984 3 3 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2006
95 Jason Ferguson 35 NT 9 9 305 6-3 Georgia 11/28/1974 12 3 New York Jets / 7th / 229th pick / 1997
2 Brandon Fields 25 P 16 0 230 6-5 Michigan St. 5/21/1984 2 3 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 225th pick / 2007
59 J.D. Folsom 25 2 0 230 6-3 Weber St. 8/19/1984 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 214th pick / 2009
Andrew Gardner 23 1 0 304 6-7 Georgia Tech 4/4/1986 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 181st pick / 2009
75 Nate Garner 24 LG 16 8 319 6-7 Arkansas 1/18/1985 1 5 New York Jets / 7th / 211th pick / 2008
19 Ted Ginn 24 KR 16 12 178 5-11 Ohio St. 4/12/1985 2 6 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 2007
Jake Grove 29 C 12 10 300 6-4 Virginia Tech 1/22/1980 5 6 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 2004
82 Brian Hartline 23 wr 16 2 180 6-2 Ohio St. 11/22/1986 Rook 5 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 108th pick / 2009
81 Joey Haynos 25 TE 16 8 264 6-8 Maryland 8/28/1984 1 1
7 Chad Henne 24 QB 14 13 228 6-3 Michigan 7/2/1985 1 8 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 57th pick / 2008
26 Lex Hilliard 25 16 0 233 5-11 Montana 7/30/1984 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 204th pick / 2008
33 Nate Jones 27 ss 16 5 180 5-10 Rutgers 6/15/1982 5 3 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 205th pick / 2004
William Kershaw 26 1 0 240 6-3 Maryland 12/15/1983 3 0
70 Kendall Langford 23 LDE 16 13 275 6-5 Hampton 1/27/1986 1 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 66th pick / 2008
Jake Long* 24 LT 16 16 315 6-7 Michigan 5/9/1985 1 15 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 1st pick / 2008
78 Tony McDaniel 24 16 0 295 6-7 Tennessee 1/20/1985 3 1
97 Phillip Merling 24 de 16 2 272 6-5 Clemson 8/19/1985 1 2 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2008
93 Quentin Moses 26 10 0 261 6-5 Georgia 11/18/1983 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 65th pick / 2007
Lydon Murtha 24 1 0 310 6-7 Nebraska 11/13/1985 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 228th pick / 2009
Evan Oglesby 28 1 0 185 5-10 North Alabama 12/18/1981 4 0
10 Chad Pennington 33 qb 3 3 225 6-3 Marshall 6/26/1976 9 1 New York Jets / 1st / 18th pick / 2000
36 Lousaka Polite 28 RB 16 9 246 6-0 Pittsburgh 9/14/1981 5 1
55 Joey Porter 32 ROLB 14 14 250 6-2 Colorado St. 3/22/1977 10 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1999
98 Matt Roth 27 4 0 272 6-4 Iowa 10/14/1982 4 0 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 46th pick / 2005
33 Kory Sheets 24 2 0 203 5-11 Purdue 3/31/1985 Rook 0
Justin Smiley 28 LG 15 12 300 6-3 Alabama 11/11/1981 5 7 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2004
24 Sean Smith 22 RCB 16 16 215 6-2 Utah 7/14/1987 Rook 5 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 61st pick / 2009
96 Paul Soliai 26 nt 14 5 344 6-4 Utah 12/30/1983 2 3 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 108th pick / 2007
0 Kory Sperry 24 te 8 1 242 6-4 Colorado St. 4/10/1985 Rook 0
94 Randy Starks 26 RDE 16 16 312 6-3 Maryland 12/14/1983 5 7 Tennessee Titans / 3rd / 71st pick / 2004
99 Jason Taylor 35 LOLB 16 15 255 6-6 Akron 9/1/1974 12 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1997
16 Tyler Thigpen 25 1 0 235 6-3 Coastal Carolina 4/14/1984 2 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 217th pick / 2007
66 Donald Thomas 24 RG 16 12 295 6-3 Connecticut 9/25/1985 1 6 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 195th pick / 2008
53 Reggie Torbor 28 lb 16 2 254 6-2 Auburn 1/25/1981 5 2 New York Giants / 4th / 97th pick / 2004
Patrick Turner 22 2 0 221 6-5 USC 5/19/1987 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 87th pick / 2009
91 Cameron Wake 27 lb 14 1 236 6-2 Penn St. 1/30/1982 Rook 1
50 Erik Walden 24 11 0 238 6-2 Middle Tenn. St. 8/21/1985 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 167th pick / 2008
6 Pat White 23 13 0 190 6-0 West Virginia 2/25/1986 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 44th pick / 2009
34 Ricky Williams 32 rb 16 7 226 5-10 Texas 5/21/1977 10 10 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 5th pick / 1999
28 Gibril Wilson 28 SS 16 14 197 6-0 Tennessee 11/12/1981 5 5 New York Giants / 5th / 136th pick / 2004
Team Total 26.3 16 246.9 6-2.6 3.1