New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 24 to 34

Sunday, September 11, 1983, Week 2

The New England Patriots played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Sunday, September 11, 1983, Week 2 of the 1983 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 34-24.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
314 187 127 2 19

Coaches

Head Coach: Ron Meyer Offensive Coordinator: Lew Erber Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust Quarterbacks Coach: Lew Erber Wide Receivers Coach: Steve Endicott Offensive Line Coach: Bill Muir Tight Ends Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Backfield Coach: Cleve Bryant Linebackers Coach: Tommy Brasher, Steve Sidwell Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Steve Walters Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Strength and Conditioning Coach: LeBaron Caruthers


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
396 195 201 1 21

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Bob Matheson Punting Coach: Tom Keane Strength and Flexibility: Junior Wade