Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins 6 to 16

Saturday, December 19, 1981, Week 16

The Buffalo Bills played the Miami Dolphins in Miami on Saturday, December 19, 1981, Week 16 of the 1981 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 16-6. The Dolphins and the Bills split the season series for the 1981 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Dolphins finished the season 6-1-1 at home, while the Bills finished 3-5-0 on the road for the 1981 season.

The Dolphins finished the season with a record of 11-4-1, while the Bills finished the season at 10-6-0.


Buffalo Bills offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
240 129 111 3 15

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Knox Assistant Head Coach: Tom Catlin Offensive Coordinator: Ray Prochaska Defensive Coordinator: Tom Catlin Quarterbacks Coach: Kay Stephenson Wide Receivers Coach: Jack Donaldson Offensive Line Coach: Ray Prochaska Running Backs Coach: Chick Harris Offensive Assistant Coach: Steve Moore Defensive Line Coach: Jim Carmody Linebackers Coach: Tom Catlin Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Ralph Hawkins Special Teams Coach: Steve Moore Special Assignments: Miller McCalmon


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
282 125 157 1 18

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: Wally English Wide Receivers Coach: Wally English Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Steve Crosby Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Steve Crosby, Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane