New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 24 to 10

Monday, December 28, 1987, Week 16

The New England Patriots played the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens on Monday, December 28, 1987, Week 16 of the 1987 season. The Patriots won by a score of 24-10. The Patriots swept the Dolphins for the 1987 season. With this game, the Dolphins finished the season 4-3-0 at home, while the Patriots finished 3-4-0 on the road for the 1987 season.

The Dolphins finished the season with a record of 8-7-0, while the Patriots finished the season at 8-7-0.

New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
376 238 138 1 25


Head Coach: Raymond Berry Assistant Head Coach: Rod Humenuik Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Quarterbacks Coach: Les Steckel, John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel, Harold Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Tight Ends Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Backfield Coach: Bobby Grier Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Don Shinnick Defensive Backfield Coach: Jim Carr Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dean Brittenham

Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
297 243 54 4 17


Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach: David Shula Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Tight Ends Coach: Mike Westhoff Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Linebackers Coach: Chuck Studley Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Tom Olivadotti Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert