Miami Dolphins at St. Louis Cardinals 20 to 7

Sunday, September 6, 1981, Week 1

The Miami Dolphins played the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis on Sunday, September 6, 1981, Week 1 of the 1981 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 20-7.


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
292 141 151 3 14

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


St. Louis Cardinals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
203 142 61 2 14

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Hanifan Defensive Coordinator: Tom Bettis Quarterbacks Coach: Harry Gilmer Wide Receivers Coach: Emmitt Thomas Offensive Line Coach: Tom Lovat Offensive Backfield Coach: Dick Jamieson Defensive Line Coach: Rudy Feldman Defensive Secondary Coach: Billy Atkins Special Teams Coach: Chuck Banker Special Assistant to the Head Coach: Leon McLaughlin Flexibility and Strength Coach: Don Brown