2000 Miami Dolphins season

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2000 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Dave Wannstedt
Owner Wayne Huizenga
Home field Pro Player Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 1st AFC East
Playoff finish Won AFC Wild Card Game
Lost AFC Divisional Playoffs
Pro Bowlers 7
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 season was the 33rd in franchise history. Dave Wannstedt was named the fourth head coach in franchise history on January 16, 2000.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

2000 Miami Dolphins draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
2 53 Todd Wade  OT Ole Miss
3 84 Ben Kelly  DB Colorado
4 117 Deon Dyer  RB North Carolina
5 152 Arturo Freeman  DB South Carolina
6 167 Ernest Grant  DT Arkansas Pine-Bluff
7 232 Jeff Harris  DB Georgia
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Preseason[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Dolphins points Opponents Record
1 August 5 Pittsburgh Loss 10 13 0–1
2 August 10 Tampa Bay Win 15 13 1–1
3 August 21 Green Bay Win 17 14 2–1
4 August 25 New Orleans Win 22 17 3–1

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 2000 Seattle Seahawks W 23–0
72,949
2 September 10, 2000 at Minnesota Vikings L 13–7
64,112
3 September 17, 2000 Baltimore Ravens W 19–6
73,464
4 September 24, 2000 New England Patriots W 10–3
73,344
5 October 1, 2000 at Cincinnati Bengals W 31–16
61,535
6 October 8, 2000 Buffalo Bills W 22–13
73,901
7 Bye
8 October 23, 2000 at New York Jets L 40–37 (OT)
78,389
9 October 29, 2000 Green Bay Packers W 28–20
73,740
10 November 5, 2000 at Detroit Lions W 23–8
77,813
11 November 12, 2000 at San Diego Chargers W 17–7
56,896
12 November 19, 2000 New York Jets L 20–3
74,320
13 November 26, 2000 at Indianapolis Colts W 17–14
56,935
14 December 3, 2000 at Buffalo Bills W 33–6
73,002
15 December 10, 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 16–13
74,307
16 December 17, 2000 Indianapolis Colts L 20–13
73,884
17 December 24, 2000 at New England Patriots W 27–24
60,292

Standings[edit]

AFC East
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Miami Dolphins 11 5 0 .688 323 226
Indianapolis Colts 10 6 0 .625 429 326
New York Jets 9 7 0 .563 321 321
Buffalo Bills 8 8 0 .500 315 350
New England Patriots 5 11 0 .313 276 338

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard December 30, 2000 Indianapolis Colts W 23–17
73,193
Division January 6, 2001 at Oakland Raiders L 27–0
61,998

Awards and honors[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p.63
  2. ^ The Football Database. Retrieved 2014-Jan-12.
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 61
  4. ^ a b c d e f g NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 362