Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins 27 to 24

Sunday, September 10, 1989, Week 1

The Buffalo Bills played the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens on Sunday, September 10, 1989, Week 1 of the 1989 season. The Bills won by a score of 27-24.


Buffalo Bills offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
367 226 141 2 27

Coaches

Head Coach: Marv Levy Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Walt Corey Wide Receivers Coach: Nick Nicolau Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Running Backs Coach: Elijah Pitts Defensive Line Coach: Ted Cottrell Linebackers Coach: Walt Corey, Chuck Lester Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Special Teams Coach: Bruce DeHaven Assistant Coach: Chuck Dickerson Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
323 255 68 4 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach: John Sandusky Passing Game Coordinator: Gary Stevens Quarterbacks Coach: Gary Stevens Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky, Mike Westhoff Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Tom Olivadotti Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert Coaches Assistant: Tony Nathan Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Tony Nathan