1982 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
7-2-0 3-1 3893 1887 2006 34 243 3335 1556 1779 44 212
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The Miami Dolphins' seventeenth season was in 1982, and it was the thirteenth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. The Dolphins played their home games at Miami Orange Bowl. They finished the year 7-2-0 in the regular season and 3-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 27-17.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New York Jets 45-28
Week 2 Baltimore Colts 24-20
Week 11 @ Buffalo Bills 9-7
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-23
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 22-14
Week 14 @ New England Patriots 0-3
Week 15 New York Jets 20-19
Week 16 Buffalo Bills 27-10
Week 17 @ Baltimore Colts 34-7


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round New England Patriots 28-13
Divisional Round San Diego Chargers 34-13
Conference Championship New York Jets 14-0
Super Bowl vs. Washington Redskins 17-27

1982 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Quarterbacks Coach: Wally English Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula, Wally English Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Steve Crosby Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Steve Crosby, Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane