1971 Miami Dolphins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-3-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Don Shula (10-3-1)
Location: Miami, Florida
1971 Miami Dolphins Roster
1971 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 10 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Dolphins kept the scoreboard humming with 315 points, and the miserly defensive unit surrendered 174. Larry Csonka ran for a team-best 1,051 yards for Miami.

Bob Griese threw for 2,089 yards. Paul Warfield hauled in 43 passes for 996 yards. Jim Kiick contributed to the receiving game as well.

Jake Scott picked off 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1971 Miami Dolphins lost in the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Griese26314555.120897.9197.293.4862324890.9
George Mira301136.71595.313.313.34321751.9
Totals29315653.222487.7206.8103.486 25265


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Csonka19510515.428 7
Jim Kiick1627384.634 3
Mercury Morris573155.551 1
Paul Warfield911512.839 0
Hubert Ginn22974.446 0
Bob Griese26823.221 0
Charlie Leigh5153.00
Larry Seiple11414.014 0
Terry Cole3113.70
George Mira6-9-1.50
Totals48624295.051 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Warfield4399623.286 11
Jim Kiick403388.427 0
Howard Twilley2334915.241 4
Marv Fleming1313710.523 2
Larry Csonka131138.725 1
Karl Noonan1018018.043 0
Otto Stowe56813.621 1
Mercury Morris5163.211 0
Jim Mandich3196.310 1
Larry Seiple13232.032 0
Totals156224814.486 20


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Garo Yepremian3333100.0402870.0117


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Larry Seiple52208740.173

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jake Scott333189.631 0
Dick Anderson811414.247 0
Totals4143210.547 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mercury Morris1542328.294 1
Hubert Ginn1025225.235 0
Charlie Leigh49924.831 0
Bob Matheson33210.716 0
Totals3280625.294 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jake Scott7344.921 0
Tim Foley4143.518 0
Curtis Johnson23417.034 0
Dick Anderson23316.533 0
Nick Buoniconti11616.016 0
Doug Swift11212.012 0
Totals171438.434 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Garo Yepremian28330117
Paul Warfield01100066
Larry Csonka7100048
Howard Twilley400024
Jim Kiick3000018
Mercury Morris10100012
Marv Fleming200012
Otto Stowe10006
Jim Mandich10006
Curtis Johnson010006


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