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1966 Miami Dolphins Statistics

American Football League (AFL)
Team Record: 3-11
Finishing 4th in the AFL's East Division
Coach: George Wilson (3-11)
Location: Miami, Florida
1966 Miami Dolphins Roster
1966 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the American Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 3 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the AFL's East Division.

The Dolphins eked out just 213 points, and the defense allowed 362. Dick Wood passed for 993 yards, and George Wilson spent time under center, too. Dave Kocourek paced pass catchers, hauling in 27 passes, while Bo Roberson accumulated 519 receiving yards. Joe Auer contributed to the receiving game as well.

Joe Auer ran for a team-best 416 yards for Miami.

The sticky-fingered defense led the way with 46 turnovers, topping in the league. Willie West picked off 8 errant tosses from the opposition.

George Wilson coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Dick Wood2308336.19934.341.7146.17130.6
George Wilson1124641.17646.854.5108.98042.4
John Stofa572950.94257.547.023.54884.3
Rick Norton552138.21923.535.5610.94327.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Auer1214163.441 4
Cookie Gilchrist722623.622 0
Billy Joe712323.314 0
George Wilson271375.137 0
Rick Casares431353.110 0
Sammy Price311073.514 0
George Chesser16744.619 0
Frank Jackson22211.024 0
John Stofa3175.714 0
Dick Wood561.21
Rick Norton320.70
Totals39414103.641 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Kocourek2732011.943 2
Bo Roberson2651920.080 2
Joe Auer2226312.027 4
Karl Noonan1722413.235 1
Frank Jackson1631719.848 2
Billy Joe131168.967 1
Cookie Gilchrist131108.522 1
John Roderick1115614.264 1
Howard Twilley1012812.820 0
Rick Casares8455.620 1
Bill Cronin78311.925 1
Gene Mingo34013.321 0
Doug Moreau2157.50
Sammy Price2147.00
Wes Matthews12020.020 0
George Chesser144.00
Totals179237413.380 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Gene Mingo2323100.0221045.553


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
George Wilson42177242.263
Wahoo McDaniel33122237.054
George Chesser723333.339

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Auer59919.856 0
Bob Neff10606.015 0
Wes Matthews4389.519 0
Frank Jackson273.50
Totals212049.756 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Auer2869824.995 1
Bob Neff1537625.190 0
Wes Matthews510921.829 0
Frank Jackson410526.234 0
Billy Hunter58416.829 0
Pete Jaquess57715.423 0
John Roderick11717.017 0
Mel Branch11515.015 0
Bob Bruggers133.00
Totals65148422.895 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie West8627.831 0
Jimmy Warren519839.670 1
Dick Westmoreland410426.042 1
Tom Erlandson33110.326 1
Pete Jaquess3279.027 1
Wahoo McDaniel22010.020 0
John McGeever2157.515 0
Earl Faison12626.026 0
Bob Neff12222.022 0
Frank Emanuel11414.014 0
Jack Rudolph133.00
Totals3152216.870 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Joe Auer440100054
Gene Mingo01023053
Frank Jackson020000012
Bo Roberson200012
Dave Kocourek200012
Billy Joe0100018
Karl Noonan10006
John Roderick100006
Bill Cronin10006
Pete Jaquess010006
Dick Wood10006
Rick Casares010006
Earl Faison010006
Dick Westmoreland10006
Jimmy Warren10006
Tom Erlandson10006
Cookie Gilchrist010006
George Wilson000012


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