1973 Miami Dolphins Statistics

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 Roster
1973 Miami Dolphins Results

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.

Defensively, 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 Mandich and Jim Kiick contributed to the receiving game 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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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Griese21811653.214226.5177.883.746117584.3
Earl Morrall381744.72536.700.0410.55321827.5
Totals25613352.016756.5176.6124.753 1393

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Csonka21910034.625 5
Mercury Morris1499546.470 10
Jim Kiick762573.432 0
Charlie Leigh221346.134 1
Don Nottingham241345.630 0
Bob Griese13201.521 0
Paul Warfield11515.015 0
Earl Morrall199.00
Marlin Briscoe2-5-2.50
Totals50725215.070 16

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Marlin Briscoe3044714.953 2
Paul Warfield2951417.745 11
Jim Kiick272087.722 0
Jim Mandich2430212.628 4
Larry Csonka7223.10
Mercury Morris45112.836 0
Charlie Leigh492.20
Marv Fleming3227.315 0
Ron Sellers25427.042 0
Howard Twilley23015.029 0
Don Nottingham11616.016 0
Totals133167512.653 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Garo Yepremian3838100.0372567.6113
Totals3838100.0372567.6113

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Larry Seiple48203142.357
Totals48203142.357

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jake Scott2226612.133 0
Charlie Leigh9647.126 0
Dick Anderson6528.727 0
Totals3738210.333 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Leigh925127.951 0
Mercury Morris1124222.029 0
Jake Scott22010.020 0
Bruce Bannon11010.010 0
Larry Seiple100.00
Totals2452321.851 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Anderson816320.438 2
Jake Scott47117.829 0
Mike Kolen25427.029 0
Tim Foley22211.015 0
Curtis Johnson2199.517 0
Henry Stuckey144.00
Larry Ball122.00
Doug Swift100.00
Totals2133516.038 2

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 Yepremian25380113
Paul Warfield01100066
Mercury Morris100000060
Larry Csonka5000030
Jim Mandich400024
Marlin Briscoe0200012
Dick Anderson0200012
Tim Foley0200012
Nick Buoniconti10006
Charlie Leigh10000006
Curtis Johnson000012
Totals16170002122538001343



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