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1978 Miami Dolphins schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 0-0 5044 2587 2457 35 284 5624 3198 2426 54 321
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The Miami Dolphins' thirteenth season was in 1978, and it was the eighth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 17-9.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ 20-33
Week 2 @ 42-0
Week 3 31-24
Week 4 @ 3-17
Week 5 24-10
Week 6 21-0
Week 7 @ 28-21
Week 8 @ 24-33
Week 9 26-8
Week 10 23-16
Week 11 @ 25-24
Week 12 @ 30-35
Week 13 13-24
Week 14 @ 16-0
Week 15 23-6
Week 16 23-3

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Houston Oilers 9-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Running Game Coordinator: Passing Game Coordinator: Running Defense Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Assistant Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: Special Teams Coach: Punting Coach: Scout: