1977 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 4327 1961 2366 27 267 3982 2233 1749 33 227
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The Miami Dolphins' twelfth season was in 1977, and it was the eighth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. The Dolphins played their home games at Miami Orange Bowl. They finished the season 10-4-0, 6-1-0 at home and 4-3-0 on the road. At the end of the season, A.J. Duhe was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Buffalo Bills 13-0
Week 2 @ San Francisco 49ers 19-15
Week 3 Houston Oilers 27-7
Week 4 @ Baltimore Colts 28-45
Week 5 New York Jets 21-17
Week 6 Seattle Seahawks 31-13
Week 7 San Diego Chargers 13-14
Week 8 @ New York Jets 14-10
Week 9 New England Patriots 17-5
Week 10 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17-23
Week 11 @ St. Louis Cardinals 55-14
Week 12 Baltimore Colts 17-6
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 10-14
Week 14 Buffalo Bills 31-14

1977 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Bill Arnsparger Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Offensive Run Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane Scout: Steve Crosby