1970 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
10-4-0 0-0 4281 2081 2200 31 244 4311 2738 1573 40 238
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The Miami Dolphins' fifth season was in 1970, playing their home games at Miami Orange Bowl. During the offseason they hired Don Shula to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for seven years. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Oakland Raiders 21-14.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Boston Patriots 14-27
Week 2 @ Houston Oilers 20-10
Week 3 Oakland Raiders 20-13
Week 4 @ New York Jets 20-6
Week 5 @ Buffalo Bills 33-14
Week 6 Cleveland Browns 0-28
Week 7 @ Baltimore Colts 0-35
Week 8 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17-24
Week 9 New Orleans Saints 21-10
Week 10 Baltimore Colts 34-17
Week 11 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-7
Week 12 Boston Patriots 37-20
Week 13 New York Jets 16-10
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 45-7

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Oakland Raiders 14-21

Coaches

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