1996 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
8-8-0 0-0 5165 3543 1622 24 294 5191 3655 1536 36 306
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The Miami Dolphins' thirty-first season was in 1996, playing their home games at Pro Player Stadium. During the offseason they hired Jimmy Johnson to lead the team. Johnson brought five years of experience as a head coach. They finished the season 8-8-0, 4-4-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New England Patriots 24-10
Week 2 @ Arizona Cardinals 38-10
Week 3 New York Jets 36-27
Week 4 @ Indianapolis Colts 6-10
Week 6 Seattle Seahawks 15-22
Week 7 @ Buffalo Bills 21-7
Week 8 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-35
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 10-29
Week 10 @ New England Patriots 23-42
Week 11 Indianapolis Colts 37-13
Week 12 @ Houston Oilers 23-20
Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers 17-24
Week 14 @ Oakland Raiders 7-17
Week 15 New York Giants 7-17
Week 16 Buffalo Bills 16-14
Week 17 @ New York Jets 31-28

1996 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson Assistant Head Coach: Larry Beightol Offensive Coordinator: Gary Stevens Defensive Coordinator: George Hill Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Larry Beightol Running Backs Coach: Kippy Brown Tight Ends Coach: Pat Jones Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Rich McGeorge Offensive Assistant Coach: Jason Licht Defensive Line Coach: Cary Godette Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Bill Lewis Defensive Staff Assistant: Joel Collier Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Quality Control Coach: Jason Licht Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Gamble Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brad Roll General Manager: Eddie Jones Director of Player Development: John Gamble Scouting Assistant: Anthony Hunt Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer