New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 24 to 39

Thursday, November 29, 1979, Week 14

The New England Patriots played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Thursday, November 29, 1979, Week 14 of the 1979 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 39-24. The Dolphins and the Patriots split the season series for the 1979 season, each winning one game.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
420 327 93 6 21

Coaches

Head Coach: Ron Erhardt Quarterbacks Coach: John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Raymond Berry Offensive Line Coach: Jim Ringo Offensive Backfield Coach: Tom Yewcic Defensive Line Coach: Hank Bullough, Fritz Shurmur Defensive Backfield Coach: Billy Kinard Special Teams Coach: Gino Cappelletti, Tom Yewcic Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
322 152 170 2 22

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Henning 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