| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|10-3-1 ||2-1 ||5290 ||2493 ||2797 ||29 ||277 ||4762 ||2547 ||2215 ||38 ||276 |
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The Miami Dolphins' sixth season was in 1971, and it was the second season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-3-1 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Dallas Cowboys 24-3.
Head Coach: Don Shula Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Bill Arnsparger Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Defensive Assistant Coach: Bill Arnsparger