2001 Miami Dolphins season

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2001 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Dave Wannstedt
Owner Wayne Huizenga
Home field Pro Player Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish Lost AFC Wild Card Playoff (vs Ravens) 3-20
Pro Bowlers 4

The 2001 Miami Dolphins season was the franchise's 34th season in the National Football League and the 36th season in the AFC division under the guidance of Dave Wannstedt, who was entering his 2nd year as Dolphins head coach. The Miami Dolphins finished the season 2nd in the AFC East with a record of 11-5. Their season ended with defeat to the defending Super Bowl Baltimore Ravens, in the Wildcard round of the playoffs.

The Miami Dolphins had the 8th best ranked offense and 11th best ranked defense in the league in 2001.[1]

4 Miami Dolphins players were selected for the Pro Bowl in 2001: Jason Tayor, Trace Armstrong, Sam Madison & Larry Izzo

The Dolphins didn't return to the playoffs until 2008.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 26 Jamar Fletcher Defensive Back Wisconsin
2 52 Chris Chambers Wide Receiver Wisconsin
3 85 Travis Minor Running Back Florida State
3 88 Morlon Greenwood Linebacker Syracuse
5 156 Shawn Draper Tackle Alabama
6 164 Brandon Winey Defensive Guard LSU
6 177 Josh Heupel Quarterback Oklahoma
6 187 Otis Leverette Defensive End UAB
6 188 Rick Crowell Linebacker Colorado State

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2001 Miami Dolphins staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – John Gamble
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Brad Roll

Roster[edit]

2001 Miami Dolphins roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date TV Time Opponent Result Dolphins' points Opponents' Points Record Streak Attendance
1 09/09/01 ESPN 8:30PM ET at Tennessee Titans W 31 23 1–0 W-1 68,798
2 09/23/01 CBS 1:00PM ET Oakland Raiders W 18 15 2–0 W-2 73,404
3 09/30/01 CBS 1:00PM ET at St. Louis Rams L 10 42 2–1 L-1 66,046
4 10/07/01 CBS 1:00PM ET New England Patriots W 30 10 3–1 W-1 72,713
5 10/14/01 CBS 4:00PM ET at New York Jets L 17 21 3–2 L-1 78,823
6 Bye
7 10/28/01 CBS 4:00PM ET at Seattle Seahawks W 24 20 4–2 W-1 59,108
8 11/04/01 FOX 1:00PM ET Carolina Panthers W 23 6 5–2 W-2 72,597
9 11/11/01 CBS 1:00PM ET at Indianapolis Colts W 27 24 6–2 W-3 57,127
10 11/18/01 CBS 1:00PM ET New York Jets L 0 24 6–3 L-1 74,259
11 11/25/01 CBS 1:00PM ET at Buffalo Bills W 34 27 7–3 W-1 73,063
12 12/02/01 CBS 1:00PM ET Denver Broncos W 21 10 8–3 W-2 73,938
13 12/10/01 ABC 9:00PM ET Indianapolis Colts W 41 6 9–3 W-3 73,858
14 12/16/01 CBS 4:00PM ET at San Francisco 49ers L 0 21 9–4 L-1 68,223
15 12/22/01 CBS 12:30PM ET at New England Patriots L 13 20 9–5 L-2 60,292
16 12/30/01 FOX 1:00PM ET Atlanta Falcons W 21 14 10–5 W-1 73,559
17 01/06/02 CBS 4:00PM ET Buffalo Bills W 34 7 11–5 W-2 73,428
WC 01/13/02 CBS 4:30PM ET at Baltimore Ravens L 3 20 11–6 L-1 72,251

Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(2) New England Patriots 11 5 0 .688 371 272 W6
(4) Miami Dolphins 11 5 0 .688 344 290 W2
(6) New York Jets 10 6 0 .625 308 295 W1
Indianapolis Colts 6 10 0 .375 413 486 W1
Buffalo Bills 3 13 0 .188 265 420 L1

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/mia/2001.htm
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 61