1983 Miami Dolphins Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Don Shula (12-4)
Location: Miami, Florida
1983 Miami Dolphins Roster
1983 Miami Dolphins Results

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Dolphins allowed 250 points, lowest in the league. Miami ran up 389 points. Dan Marino tossed for 2,210 yards. Tony Nathan hauled in 52 passes, while Mark Duper accumulated 1,003 receiving yards. Nat Moore provided receiving help as well.

Andra Franklin carried the ball for a team-best 746 yards, and Tony Nathan also contributed to the rushing attack.

William Judson intercepted 6 opponent throws. Doug Betters topped the defensive unit with 16 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 49 sacks.

Don Shula coached the team. The 1983 Miami Dolphins lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Marino29617358.422107.5206.862.085108096.0
David Woodley894348.35285.933.444.564108059.6
Don Strock523465.44037.847.711.947330106.5
Mark Clayton11100.04848.01100.000.04800158.3
Tony Nathan4375.04611.500.000.02200112.5
Totals44225457.532357.3286.3112.585 23190


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Andra Franklin2247463.318 8
Tony Nathan1516854.540 3
David Overstreet853924.644 1
Woody Bennett491974.025 2
David Woodley19784.115 0
Dan Marino28451.615 2
Eddie Hill2126.010 0
Mark Clayton294.50
Bruce Hardy122.00
Duriel Harris100.00
Don Strock6-16-2.70
Totals56821503.844 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Nathan524618.925 1
Mark Duper51100319.785 10
Nat Moore3955814.366 6
Joe Rose2934511.937 3
Dan Johnson241897.933 4
Bruce Hardy222029.225 0
Duriel Harris1526017.364 1
David Overstreet8556.920 2
Mark Clayton611419.039 1
Woody Bennett6355.80
Tommy Vigorito177.00
David Woodley166.00
Totals254323512.785 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Uwe von Schamann484593.8271866.799


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Reggie Roby74318943.164

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Clayton413929.660 1
Fulton Walker88610.823 0
Tommy Vigorito16262.062 0
Vince Heflin11919.019 0
Mike Kozlowski2126.011 0
Glenn Blackwood11010.010 0
Robert Sowell100.00
Totals5558110.662 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fulton Walker3696226.778 0
Mike Kozlowski45012.523 0
Vince Heflin12727.027 0
Mark Clayton12525.025 0
Tony Nathan3155.012 0
Woody Bennett166.00
Mark Brown100.00
Totals47108523.178 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
William Judson66010.029 0
Gerald Small56012.028 0
Lyle Blackwood47719.245 0
Glenn Blackwood300.00
Mike Kozlowski27336.538 2
Kim Bokamper24321.524 1
Earnest Rhone11515.015 0
Paul Lankford11010.010 0
Fulton Walker177.00
Mark Brown100.00
Totals2634513.345 3


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Uwe von Schamann1845099
Mark Duper1000060
Andra Franklin800048
Nat Moore600036
Tony Nathan31000024
Dan Johnson400024
David Overstreet1200018
Joe Rose300018
Dan Marino200012
Woody Bennett20000012
Mark Clayton011000012
Mike Kozlowski00200012
Kim Bokamper10006
Duriel Harris010006
Mike Charles00012


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