2008 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
11-5-0 0-1 5805 3856 1949 18 326 5550 3779 1771 31 312
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The Miami Dolphins' forty-third season was in 2008, playing their home games at Dolphin Stadium. During the offseason they hired Tony Sparano to lead the team. Sparano previously was the assistant head coach/offensive line coach of the Dallas Cowboys and had nine years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC East, but they lost their first playoff game to the Baltimore Ravens 27-9. At the end of the season, Chad Pennington was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Jets 14-20
Week 2 @ Arizona Cardinals 10-31
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 38-13
Week 5 San Diego Chargers 17-10
Week 6 @ Houston Texans 28-29
Week 7 Baltimore Ravens 13-27
Week 8 Buffalo Bills 25-16
Week 9 @ Denver Broncos 26-17
Week 10 Seattle Seahawks 21-19
Week 11 Oakland Raiders 17-15
Week 12 New England Patriots 28-48
Week 13 @ St. Louis Rams 16-12
Week 14 @ Buffalo Bills 16-3
Week 15 San Francisco 49ers 14-9
Week 16 @ Kansas City Chiefs 38-31
Week 17 @ New York Jets 24-17


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Baltimore Ravens 9-27

2008 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Tony Sparano Assistant Head Coach: Todd Bowles Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Paul Pasqualoni Special Teams Coordinator: John Bonamego Quarterbacks Coach: David Lee Wide Receivers Coach: Karl Dorrell Offensive Line Coach: Mike Maser Running Backs Coach: James Saxon Tight Ends Coach: George DeLeone Offensive Quality Control Coach: Steve Bush Defensive Line Coach: Kacy Rodgers Outside Linebackers Coach: Jim Reid Inside Linebackers Coach: George Edwards Secondary Coach: Todd Bowles Defensive Quality Control Coach: Joel Collier, David Corrao Kicking Coach: Steve Hoffman Assistant Special Teams Coach: Steve Hoffman Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Evan Marcus Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Puloka General Manager: Jeff Ireland Executive Vice President of Football Operations: Bill Parcells Director of College Scouting: Chris Grier Scout: Ron Brockington Regional Scout: Anthony Hunt Scouting Assistant: Matt Winston Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer