1979 Miami Dolphins Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Don Shula (10-6)
Location: Miami, Florida
1979 Miami Dolphins Roster
The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The Dolphins scored 341 points, and the rigid defensive squad conceded 257. Larry Csonka ran for a team-best 837 yards for Miami, and Delvin Williams additionally aided the ground game.
Bob Griese tossed for 2,160 yards. Nat Moore paced the receiving corps, hauling in 48 passes for 840 yards, while Duriel Harris contributed to the receiving game, too.
Neal Colzie and Gerald Small each seized 5 opponent throws.
Don Shula coached the team. The 1979 Miami Dolphins lost in the Division Playoff.
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Regular Season Points For: 341
Regular Season Points Against: 257
|September 2, 1979||Miami Dolphins 9 at Buffalo Bills 7||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 9, 1979||Seattle Seahawks 10 at Miami Dolphins 19||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 16, 1979||Miami Dolphins 27 at Minnesota Vikings 12||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0|
|September 23, 1979||Chicago Bears 16 at Miami Dolphins 31||W||2-0-0||2-0-0||4-0-0|
|September 30, 1979||Miami Dolphins 27 at New York Jets 33||L||2-0-0||2-1-0||4-1-0|
|October 8, 1979||Miami Dolphins 3 at Oakland Raiders 13||L||2-0-0||2-2-0||4-2-0|
|October 14, 1979||Buffalo Bills 7 at Miami Dolphins 17||W||3-0-0||2-2-0||5-2-0|
|October 21, 1979||Miami Dolphins 13 at New England Patriots 28||L||3-0-0||2-3-0||5-3-0|
|October 28, 1979||Green Bay Packers 7 at Miami Dolphins 27||W||4-0-0||2-3-0||6-3-0|
|November 5, 1979||Houston Oilers 9 at Miami Dolphins 6||L||4-1-0||2-3-0||6-4-0|
|November 11, 1979||Baltimore Colts 0 at Miami Dolphins 19||W||5-1-0||2-3-0||7-4-0|
|November 18, 1979||Miami Dolphins 24 at Cleveland Browns 30||L||5-1-0||2-4-0||7-5-0||OT|
|November 25, 1979||Miami Dolphins 28 at Baltimore Colts 24||W||5-1-0||3-4-0||8-5-0|
|November 29, 1979||New England Patriots 24 at Miami Dolphins 39||W||6-1-0||3-4-0||9-5-0|
|December 9, 1979||Miami Dolphins 28 at Detroit Lions 10||W||6-1-0||4-4-0||10-5-0|
|December 15, 1979||New York Jets 27 at Miami Dolphins 24||L||6-2-0||4-4-0||10-6-0|
|December 30, 1979||Miami Dolphins 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 34||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|