1991 Miami Dolphins season

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1991 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field Joe Robbie Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1991 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 26th as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins failed to improve upon their previous season's output of 12–4, winning only eight games[1] and failing to qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1991 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 23 Randal Hill Wide Receiver Miami (FL)
3 60 Aaron Craver Running back Fresno State
5 113 Bryan Cox Linebacker Western Illinois
5 121 Gene Williams Guard Iowa State
7 191 Chris Green Defensive back Illinois
8 220 Roland Smith Defensive back Miami (FL)
9 246 Scott Miller Wide receiver UCLA
10 275 Michael Titley Tight end Iowa
11 302 Ernie Rogers Guard California
12 331 Joe Brunson Defensive tackle Tennessee-Chattanooga

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1991 Miami Dolphins staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defense – Tom Olivadotti
  • Defensive Line – Dan Sekanovich
  • Linebackers – George Hill
  • Defensive Backs – Mel Phillips

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Junior Wade

Roster[edit]

1991 Miami Dolphins final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1991 at Buffalo Bills L 35–31
80,252
2 September 8, 1991 Indianapolis Colts W 17–6
51,155
3 September 15, 1991 at Detroit Lions L 17–13
56,896
4 September 22, 1991 Green Bay Packers W 16–13
56,583
5 September 29, 1991 at New York Jets L 41–23
71,170
6 October 6, 1991 at New England Patriots W 20–10
49,749
7 October 13, 1991 at Kansas City Chiefs L 42–7
76,021
8 October 20, 1991 Houston Oilers L 17–13
60,705
9 Bye
10 November 3, 1991 at Indianapolis Colts W 10–6
55,899
11 November 10, 1991 New England Patriots W 30–20
56,065
12 November 18, 1991 Buffalo Bills L 41–27
71,062
13 November 24, 1991 at Chicago Bears W 16–13
58,288
14 December 1, 1991 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 33–14
51,036
15 December 9, 1991 Cincinnati Bengals W 37–13
60,616
16 December 15, 1991 at San Diego Chargers L 38–30
47,731
17 December 22, 1991 New York Jets L 23–20
69,636

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA
Buffalo Bills 13 3 0 .813 458 318
New York Jets 8 8 0 .500 314 293
Miami Dolphins 8 8 0 .500 343 349
New England Patriots 6 10 0 .375 211 305
Indianapolis Colts 1 15 0 .063 143 381

References[edit]