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1997 Miami Dolphins (NFL) 2nd place American Football Conference Eastern Division 9-7-0 .563
Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive LineLarry Beightol
KickingDoug Blevins
Running BacksKippy Brown
Defensive Staff AssistantJoel Collier
Strength and ConditioningJohn Gamble
Defensive LineCary Godette
Defensive Coordinator/LinebackersGeorge Hill
Tight EndsPat Jones
Offensive Staff AssistantLes Koenning
Defensive Nickel PackageBill Lewis
Assistant Offensive LineRich McGeorge
SecondaryMel Phillips
Wide ReceiversLarry Seiple
Offensive CoordinatorGary Stevens
Special TeamsMike Westhoff
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat7/26/1997AGreen Bay Packers0-20LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field59089
Mon8/4/1997NDenver Broncos38-19WMexico City, MexicoEstadio Guillermo Canedo104629
Sun8/10/1997HChicago Bears21-14WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium57782
Sat8/16/1997ATampa Bay Buccaneers10-24LTampa, FLHoulihan's Stadium35024
Thu8/21/1997HWashington Redskins28-7WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium57400
Sun8/31/1997HIndianapolis Colts16-10WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium70813
Sun9/7/1997HTennessee Oilers16-13WOTMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium64439
Sun9/14/1997AGreen Bay Packers18-23LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field60075
Sun9/21/1997ATampa Bay Buccaneers21-31LTampa, FLHoulihan's Stadium73314
Sun10/5/1997HKansas City Chiefs17-14WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium71794
Sun10/12/1997ANew York Jets31-20WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium75601
Sun10/19/1997ABaltimore Ravens24-13WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium64354
Mon10/27/1997HChicago Bears33-36LOTMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium73156Postponed from 10/26
Sun11/2/1997ABuffalo Bills6-9LOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium78011
Sun11/9/1997HNew York Jets24-17WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium73809
Mon11/17/1997HBuffalo Bills30-13WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium74155
Sun11/23/1997ANew England Patriots24-27LFoxborough, MAFoxboro Stadium59002
Sun11/30/1997AOakland Raiders34-16WOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum50569
Sun12/7/1997HDetroit Lions33-30WMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium72266
Sun12/14/1997AIndianapolis Colts0-41LIndianapolis, INRCA Dome61282
Mon12/22/1997HNew England Patriots12-14LMiami-Dade County, FLPro Player Stadium74379
Sun12/28/1997ANew England Patriots3-17LFoxborough, MAFoxboro Stadium60041AFC Wild Card Playoff
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
33Karim Abdul-JabbarHB5'1120423UCLA1614
71Dunstan AndersonDE6'527027Tulsa91
93Trace ArmstrongLDE6'427132Arizona State; Florida1616
80Fred BarnettWR6'020331Arkansas State65
60John BockOG-C6'329526Louisville; Indiana State143
95Tim BowensLDT6'432124Itawamba CC; Mississippi1616
57O.J. BriganceLB6'023628Rice160
76James BrownROT6'632827Virginia State1616
77Jeff BuckeyLOG6'530323Stanford1612
27Terrell BuckleyLCB5'1017926Florida State1616
75Shane BurtonDE-DT6'630523Tennessee164
70Mike ChalenskiDE-DT6'528027Pittsburgh; UCLA80
56Mike CrawfordLB6'123823Nevada-Reno70
49DeWayne DotsonFB6'125026Tennessee; Mississippi102
84Troy DraytonTE6'326627Penn State1615
7Craig EricksonQB6'221028Miami (Florida)20
92Daryl GardenerRDT6'631024Baylor1616
51Anthony HarrisLLB6'123824Auburn1616
25Corey HarrisFS5'1120528Vanderbilt167
50Dwight HollierLB6'224228North Carolina163
86Qadry IsmailWR6'019627Syracuse30
38Calvin JacksonRCB5'919525Auburn1616
34Tim JacobsCB5'1018727Delaware161
88Charles JordanWR5'1118528Long Beach CC141
17John KiddP6'321136Northwestern130
48Jim KittsFB6'224325Ferrum100
29Sam MadisonCB5'1118323Louisville143
83Brian ManningWR5'1118822Stanford70
10Olindo MareK-P5'1119124MacMurray; Valencia JC; Syracuse160
13Dan MarinoQB6'422436Pittsburgh1616
81O.J. McDuffieWR5'1019428Penn State1616
66Everett McIverROG6'531827Elizabeth City State1414
32Jerris McPhailWR5'1120425Mount Olive; East Carolina141
20Ray NealyFB5'1122022Arkansas-Pine Bluff10
30Bernie ParmaleeFB-RB5'1121030Ball State164
80Brett PerrimanWR5'918032Miami (Florida)85
89Ed PerryTE6'426423James Madison164
21Lawrence PhillipsRB6'022222Nebraska20
42Roosevelt PottsFB6'025826Louisiana-Monroe61
36Stanley PritchettFB6'124525South Carolina65
31Kyle RichardsonP6'221024Arkansas State30
59Derrick RodgersRLB6'223126Riverside CC; Arizona State1514
61Tim RuddyC6'330025Notre Dame1515
68Mike SheldonOT-OG6'429524Grand Valley State110
69Keith SimsOG6'331730Iowa State84
35Irving SpikesRB5'820527Alabama; Louisiana-Monroe121
96Danny StubbsDE6'426632Miami (Florida)10
72Barron TannerDT6'335124Oklahoma160
99Jason TaylorRDE6'625623Akron1311
23George TeagueS6'119526Alabama156
85Lamar ThomasWR6'117527Miami (Florida)126
54Zach ThomasMLB5'1123124Texas Tech1515
82Frank WainrightTE6'225130Northern Colorado90
26Bracy WalkerS6'020627North Carolina120
55Ronnie WardLB6'025523Kansas40
78Richmond WebbLOT6'532030Texas A&M1616
24Jerry WilsonCB5'1018924Southern University160
22Shawn WoodenSS5'1120524Notre Dame1615
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Yatil Green115WRMiami (Florida)
Sam Madison244DBLouisville
Jason Taylor373DEAkron
Derrick Rodgers392LBArizona State
Ronnie Ward393LBKansas
Brent Smith396TMississippi State
Jerome Daniels4121TNortheasternfrom PIT/STL
Barron Tanner5149DTOklahomafrom KC
Nicholas Lopez5157DETexas Southernfrom CAR/OAK
John Fiala6166LBWashingtonfrom NO/OAK
Brian Manning6170WRStanfordfrom STL
Mike Crawford6173LBNevada-Renofrom CHIB/STL
Ed Perry6177TEJames Madison
Hudhaifa Ismaeli7203DBNorthwesternfrom NO/OAK
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals67103491173
Opponents Totals4313551953
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:2931187199258221737.8132356.593783
Opponents Totals29:31299106176179221542.871838.992892
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Olindo Mare03333100.000283677.80117
Karim Abdul-Jabbar16000000096
Troy Drayton4000100024
Charles Jordan3000000018
O.J. McDuffie2000000012
Jerris McPhail2000000012
Irving Spikes2000000012
Lamar Thomas2000000012
Fred Barnett100000006
Tim Bowens100000006
Terrell Buckley100000006
Bernie Parmalee100000006
Brett Perriman100000006
Ed Perry100000006
Dan Marino000030000
Team Totals373333100.004283677.80339
Opponents Totals36303293.824253571.41327
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Olindo Mare283677.82/214/158/103/61/3
Team Totals283677.82/214/158/103/61/3
Opponents Totals253571.40/011/119/124/91/3
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Karim Abdul-Jabbar2838923.2221564203
Irving Spikes631802.91429000
Jerris McPhail171468.671t16110
Bernie Parmalee18593.31205001
Lawrence Phillips18442.4801000
Charles Jordan3124.01601000
Craig Erickson482.0400002
Stanley Pritchett372.3400000
John Kidd144.0401000
Roosevelt Potts133.0300000
Ray Nealy122.0200000
Dan Marino17-14-0.8100003
Team Totals42913433.171t1887319
Opponents Totals44318134.143t91067115
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Dan Marino54831958.221837806.911.855162.9112.021142363819049480.7
Craig Erickson281346.4141655.912.72700.013.622114492050.4
Team Totals57633257.623239456.811.955162.8122.123163378219951479.2
Opponents Totals53032962.119137827.111.570234.3101.9312313551176521090.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
O.J. McDuffie7694312.455150920
Troy Drayton3955814.330t4251400
Jerris McPhail342627.719112000
Karim Abdul-Jabbar292619.036t110300
Lamar Thomas2840214.426221501
Bernie Parmalee2830110.829116300
Charles Jordan2747117.444t324922
Brett Perriman1930916.326115500
Fred Barnett171669.820110101
Ed Perry11454.11014000
Brian Manning78512.12105100
Irving Spikes77010.02403100
Stanley Pritchett5357.01702000
Roosevelt Potts3279.01302000
Lawrence Phillips166.0600000
DeWayne Dotson144.0400000
Team Totals332394511.955161995144
Opponents Totals329378211.5702317652106
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Terrell Buckley4266.5120
George Teague22512.5230
Shawn Wooden2105.0100
Sam Madison12121.0210
Zach Thomas11010.0100
Team Totals10929.2230
Opponents Totals1230725.6100t4
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OOBDNRYDSNYDSNET
John Kidd52224743.258041346243192437.0
Kyle Richardson1148043.654020117636433.1
Olindo Mare523547.05300210423146.2
Team Totals68296243.6580615610323251937.0
Opponents Totals63267942.5650419335226435.9
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PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Charles Jordan261527310.5380500
Terrell Buckley405814.5260100
O.J. McDuffie2142.030000
Team Totals321633510.5380600
Opponents Totals4333237.52500
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Olindo Mare76483363.612052998042
John Kidd213567.501120000
Team Totals78496863.7121531018042
Opponents Totals6312980
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Irving Spikes24056523.54801223
Jerris McPhail15031420.9390800
Corey Harris11022420.4340600
Qadry Ismail8016620.8270500
Roosevelt Potts101616.0160000
Ed Perry1077.070000
Charles Jordan1066.060000
Anthony Harris1000.000000
Dwight Hollier1000.000000
Team Totals630129820.64803123
Opponents Totals530101819.2400
SACKSNOYDS
Trace Armstrong5.5
Tim Bowens5.0
Derrick Rodgers5.0
Jason Taylor5.0
Shane Burton4.0
Jerry Wilson2.0
Daryl Gardener1.5
Anthony Harris1.0
Danny Stubbs1.0
Calvin Jackson0.5
Zach Thomas0.5
Team Totals31.0231.0
Opponents Totals22.0163.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Karim Abdul-Jabbar300000
Dunstan Anderson0001100
Trace Armstrong0003300
Fred Barnett100000
Tim Bowens0001101
O.J. Brigance0001100
Terrell Buckley00022231
Shane Burton0001100
Craig Erickson2202-130
Daryl Gardener0001100
Calvin Jackson0010100
Charles Jordan210100
Brian Manning00101-10
Dan Marino8303-170
O.J. McDuffie0020231
Jerris McPhail100040
Bernie Parmalee1000-20
Ed Perry0010100
Derrick Rodgers0001100
Irving Spikes320200
Jason Taylor0002200
Lamar Thomas100000
Bracy Walker0001100
Jerry Wilson0001100
Shawn Wooden102200
Team Totals2310131730-33
Opponents Totals3117118190
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