Miami Dolphins vs. Washington Redskins 17 to 27

Sunday, January 30, 1983, Super Bowl

The Dolphins played the Redskins in Super Bowl XVII on Sunday, January 30, 1983. The Dolphins entered the game with a record of 7-2-0, while the Redskins entered the game with a record of 8-1-0. The Redskins won 27-17 to win Super Bowl XVII, finishing their championship season with a record of 8-1-0 in the regular season, 4-0 in the playoffs. The Dolphins finished their season 7-2-0 in the regular season, 3-1 in the playoffs. John Riggins was voted as the Super Bowl MVP, the first Super Bowl MVP of his career.


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
176 80 96 2 9

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: Wally English Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula, Wally English Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Steve Crosby Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Steve Crosby, Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane


Washington Redskins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
400 124 276 2 24

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Richie Petitbon, Larry Peccatiello Wide Receivers Coach: Charley Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Joe Bugel Running Backs Coach: Don Breaux Tight Ends Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Defensive Line Coach: Torgy Torgeson Defensive Scouting Reports: Bill Hickman Special Teams Coach: Wayne Sevier Offensive Scouting Reports: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Strength Coach: Dan Riley Administrative Assistant: Bill Hickman