1977 Miami Dolphins season

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1977 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field Orange Bowl
Results
Record 10–4
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1976 1978 >

The 1977 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 12th as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins improved upon their previous season's output of 6–8, winning ten games.[1] Despite the improvement, the team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third straight season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 at Buffalo Bills W 13–0
76,097
2 September 25, 1977 at San Francisco 49ers W 19–15
40,503
3 October 2, 1977 Houston Oilers W 27–7
49,619
4 October 9, 1977 at Baltimore Colts L 45–28
57,829
5 October 16, 1977 New York Jets W 21–17
43,446
6 October 23, 1977 Seattle Seahawks W 31–13
29,855
7 October 30, 1977 San Diego Chargers L 14–13
40,670
8 November 6, 1977 at New York Jets W 14–10
51,582
9 November 13, 1977 New England Patriots W 17–5
67,502
10 November 20, 1977 at Cincinnati Bengals L 23–17
46,733
11 November 24, 1977 at St. Louis Cardinals W 55–14
50,269
12 December 5, 1977 Baltimore Colts W 17–6
68,977
13 December 11, 1977 at New England Patriots L 14–10
61,064
14 December 17, 1977 Buffalo Bills W 31–14
39,626

Results[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Dolphins 14 14 20 7 55
Cardinals 7 0 0 7 14

[2]


Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Baltimore Colts(2) 10 4 0 .714 6–2 9–3 295 221
Miami Dolphins 10 4 0 .714 6–2 8–4 313 197
New England Patriots 9 5 0 .643 4–4 7–5 278 217
Buffalo Bills 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 160 313
New York Jets 3 11 0 .214 2–6 2–10 191 300

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]