Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 20 to 33

Sunday, September 3, 1978, Week 1

The Miami Dolphins played the New York Jets in New York City on Sunday, September 3, 1978, Week 1 of the 1978 season. The Jets won by a score of 33-20.


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
329 175 154 2 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Passing Game Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane Scout: Steve Crosby


New York Jets offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
380 227 153 1 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Walt Michaels Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning, John, Sr. Idzik Wide Receivers Coach: Dan Henning Offensive Backfield Coach: Bob Ledbetter Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Joe Haering, Joe Gardi Special Teams Coach: Joe Haering