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1972 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
14-0-0 3-3 5875 2340 3535 33 339 4058 2076 1982 56 230
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The Miami Dolphins' seventh was in 1972, and it was the second season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 14-0-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Washington Redskins 14-7, the team's second championship win. At the end of the season Don Shula earned Coach of the Year; Earl Morrall earned Comeback Player of the Year; and Jake Scott earned Super Bowl Most Valuable Player.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ 20-10
Week 2 34-13
Week 3 @ 16-14
Week 4 @ 27-17
Week 5 24-10
Week 6 24-23
Week 7 @ 23-0
Week 8 @ 30-16
Week 9 52-0
Week 10 28-24
Week 11 31-10
Week 12 @ 37-21
Week 13 @ 23-13
Week 14 16-0

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Cleveland Browns 20-14
Conference Championship @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21-17
Super Bowl vs. Washington Redskins 14-7

Coaches

Head Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Assistant Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: Defensive Assistant Coach: