New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins 3 to 41

Sunday, October 17, 1971, Week 5

The New England Patriots played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Sunday, October 17, 1971, Week 5 of the 1971 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 41-3.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
117 82 35 3 11

Coaches

Head Coach: John Mazur Wide Receivers Coach: Sam Rutigliano, Jerry Stoltz Offensive Line Coach: Bruce Beatty Offensive Backs Coach: Sam Rutigliano Defensive Line Coach: Dick Evans Linebackers Coach: John Meyer Defensive Backfield Coach: Tom Fletcher


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
431 216 215 0 19

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Bill Arnsparger Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Defensive Assistant Coach: Bill Arnsparger