1973 Miami Dolphins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Don Shula (12-2)
Location: Miami, Florida
1973 Miami Dolphins Statistics
1973 Miami Dolphins Roster

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1973 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Dolphins led the league with just 150 points allowed. Miami piled up points with 343 points. Larry Csonka ran for a team-best 1,003 yards, while Mercury Morris also contributed to the rushing attack.

Bob Griese passed for 1,422 yards. Marlin Briscoe paced pass catchers, hauling in 30 passes, while Paul Warfield accumulated 514 receiving yards, while Jim Kiick and Jim Mandich provided receiving help as well.

Dick Anderson intercepted 8 errant tosses from the opposition.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1973 Miami Dolphins won the Super Bowl.

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Regular Season Points For: 343
Regular Season Points Against: 150

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 16, 1973 San Francisco 49ers 13 at Miami Dolphins 21 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 23, 1973 Miami Dolphins 7 at Oakland Raiders 12 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 30, 1973 New England Patriots 23 at Miami Dolphins 44 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 7, 1973 New York Jets 3 at Miami Dolphins 31 W 3-0-0 0-1-0 3-1-0
October 15, 1973 Miami Dolphins 17 at Cleveland Browns 9 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
October 21, 1973 Buffalo Bills 6 at Miami Dolphins 27 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
October 28, 1973 Miami Dolphins 30 at New England Patriots 14 W 4-0-0 2-1-0 6-1-0
November 4, 1973 Miami Dolphins 24 at New York Jets 14 W 4-0-0 3-1-0 7-1-0
November 11, 1973 Baltimore Colts 0 at Miami Dolphins 44 W 5-0-0 3-1-0 8-1-0
November 18, 1973 Miami Dolphins 17 at Buffalo Bills 0 W 5-0-0 4-1-0 9-1-0
November 22, 1973 Miami Dolphins 14 at Dallas Cowboys 7 W 5-0-0 5-1-0 10-1-0
December 3, 1973 Pittsburgh Steelers 26 at Miami Dolphins 30 W 6-0-0 5-1-0 11-1-0
December 9, 1973 Miami Dolphins 3 at Baltimore Colts 16 L 6-0-0 5-2-0 11-2-0
December 15, 1973 Detroit Lions 7 at Miami Dolphins 34 W 7-0-0 5-2-0 12-2-0
December 22, 1973 Cincinnati Bengals 16 at Miami Dolphins 34 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 AFC Divisional Playoff
December 30, 1973 Oakland Raiders 10 at Miami Dolphins 27 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 AFC Championship
January 13, 1974 Miami Dolphins 24 at Minnesota Vikings 7 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0 Super Bowl 8 Houston


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