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1973 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
12-2-0 3-3 5054 1830 3224 32 284 3949 1682 2267 33 235
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1973 was the eighth season for the Miami Dolphins and the third season for Don Shula as the head coach of the Dolphins. They finished the season 12-2-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Minnesota Vikings 24-7 for the team's second championship. At the conclusion of the season two different people were recognized for their successful seasons: Larry Csonka, Super Bowl Most Valuable Player and Dick Anderson, AP Defensive Player of the Year.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 21-13
Week 2 @ Oakland Raiders 7-12
Week 3 New England Patriots 44-23
Week 4 New York Jets 31-3
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 17-9
Week 6 Buffalo Bills 27-6
Week 7 @ New England Patriots 30-14
Week 8 @ New York Jets 24-14
Week 9 Baltimore Colts 44-0
Week 10 @ Buffalo Bills 17-0
Week 11 @ Dallas Cowboys 14-7
Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers 30-26
Week 13 @ Baltimore Colts 3-16
Week 14 Detroit Lions 34-7

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Cincinnati Bengals 34-16
Conference Championship Oakland Raiders 27-10
Super Bowl vs. Minnesota Vikings 24-7

Coaches

Head Coach: Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Offensive Assistant Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: