Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons 16 to 38

Sunday, December 27, 1998, Week 17

The Miami Dolphins played the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday, December 27, 1998, Week 17 of the 1998 season. The Falcons won by a score of 38-16. The Falcons continued their winning streak, now at 9 games. Their winning streak started on Sunday, November 1, 1998 against the St. Louis Rams. With this game, the Falcons finished the season 8-0-0 at home, while the Dolphins finished 3-5-0 on the road for the 1998 season.

The Falcons finished the season with a record of 14-2-0, while the Dolphins finished the season at 10-6-0.

Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
400 362 38 6 20


Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson Offensive Coordinator: Kippy Brown Defensive Coordinator: George Hill Quarterbacks Coach: Larry Seiple Wide Receivers Coach: Robert Ford Offensive Line Coach: Larry Beightol Running Backs Coach: Joel Collier Tight Ends Coach: Pat Jones Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Rich McGeorge Defensive Line Coach: Cary Godette Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Bill Lewis Defensive Staff Assistant: Randy Shannon Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Kicking Coach: Doug Blevins Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Gamble Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brad Roll Director of Player Development: John Gamble Scouting Assistant: Anthony Hunt Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: James Franklin, Fred Graves, Chris Wilson

Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
346 203 143 0 15


Head Coach: Dan Reeves Assistant Head Coach: Rich Brooks Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik Defensive Coordinator: Rich Brooks Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Burns Wide Receivers Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Offensive Line Coach: Art Shell Running Backs Coach: George Sefcik Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Quality Control Coach: Ed West Defensive Line Coach: Bill Kollar Linebackers Coach: Don Blackmon Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Meeks Defensive Quality Control Coach: Brian Xanders Special Teams Coach: Joe DeCamillis Assistant to the Head Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Tim Jorgensen General Manager: Harold Richardson Pro Personnel: Marvin Crosby Bass Pro Scout: Les Snead Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Ron Prince, Joker Phillips