1978 Miami Dolphins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Don Shula (11-5)
Location: Miami, Florida
1978 Miami Dolphins Roster
1978 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Miami piled up points with 372 points, while the solid defensive unit surrendered 254. Delvin Williams ran for a team-best 1,258 yards for the Dolphins.

Bob Griese tossed for 1,791 yards. Nat Moore paced all receivers, hauling in 48 passes, while Duriel Harris accumulated 654 receiving yards.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 53 turnovers, topping in the league. Tim Foley seized 6 opponent throws.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1978 Miami Dolphins lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Griese23514863.017917.6114.7114.7631816582.4
Don Strock1357253.38256.1128.964.45797383.1
Guy Benjamin8675.09111.4112.5112.54300112.0
Delvin Williams100.
Totals37922659.627077.1246.3184.763 27238


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Delvin Williams27212584.658 8
Leroy Harris1235124.251 2
Gary Davis623135.065 3
Norm Bulaich401964.963 2
Jim Braxton20482.415 2
Don Strock10232.312 0
Benny Malone6183.01
Bob Griese9101.10
Guy Benjamin1-2-2.0-2 0
Nat Moore4-3-0.80
George Roberts1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals54823664.365 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nat Moore4864513.447 10
Duriel Harris4565414.563 3
Andre Tillman3139812.833 3
Leroy Harris252118.457 0
Gary Davis242189.134 0
Delvin Williams1819210.742 0
Norm Bulaich16925.822 0
Jimmy Cefalo614524.243 3
Jim Braxton44711.819 0
Bruce Hardy4328.015 2
Loaird McCreary3279.012 2
Bo Rather13939.039 0
Vern Den Herder177.01
Totals226270712.063 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Garo Yepremian454191.1231982.698


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
George Roberts81326340.359

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Cefalo282328.326 0
Charlie Babb9576.314 0
Gary Davis23618.025 0
Nat Moore11111.011 0
Charles Cornelius155.00
Totals413418.326 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Duriel Harris2965722.753 0
Gary Davis1325119.327 0
Terry Anderson715722.431 0
Jimmy Cefalo24020.021 0
Bruce Hardy22713.515 0
Totals53113221.453 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tim Foley6122.00
Gerald Small415739.246 1
Rick Volk44210.524 0
Charlie Babb36120.336 0
Larry Gordon33511.722 0
Curtis Johnson3-2-0.70
Norris Thomas26331.553 1
Earnest Rhone242.00
Rusty Chambers14949.049 0
Charles Cornelius12121.021 0
Steve Towle11414.014 0
Kim Bokamper122.00
Bob Baumhower100.00
Totals3245814.353 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 Yepremian1941098
Nat Moore010000060
Delvin Williams8000048
Jimmy Cefalo30000018
Duriel Harris3000018
Andre Tillman300018
Gary Davis300000018
Loaird McCreary200012
Norm Bulaich2000012
Jim Braxton2000012
Leroy Harris2000012
Bruce Hardy2000012
Bob Baumhower010006
Vern Den Herder10006
Norris Thomas10006
Gerald Small10006
Benny Malone10006
Kim Bokamper000012
A.J. Duhe00012


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