New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 3 to 10

Sunday, October 31, 1976, Week 8

The New England Patriots played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Sunday, October 31, 1976, Week 8 of the 1976 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 10-3. The Dolphins and the Patriots split the season series for the 1976 season, each winning one game.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
226 96 130 1 11

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Fairbanks Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Sumner Quarterbacks Coach: John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Ray Perkins Offensive Line Coach: Red Miller Offensive Backs Coach: Tom Yewcic Offensive Backfield Coach: Ron Erhardt Defensive Line Coach: Hank Bullough Outside Linebackers Coach: Rollie Dotsch Defensive Backfield Coach: Larry Weaver Special Teams Coach: Tom Yewcic Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek Assistant Offensive Coach: Ernie Adams Administrative Assistant: Ernie Adams


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
257 100 157 0 18

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Passing Game Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger Passing Defense Coordinator: Don Doll 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 Linebackers Coach: Don Doll Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane