Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
August 16, 1965

First Season:
1966

Stadium:
Hard Rock Stadium

Super Bowl Championships:
VII, VIII

AFC Championships:
1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984

AFC Eastern Division Championships:
1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994, 2000

AFC East Division Championship:
2008

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
459-362-4

AFL Record:
15-39-2

NFL Record:
444-323-2

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#12 Bob Griese
#13 Dan Marino
#39 Larry Csonka

 

  • First Draft Choice: Jim Grabowski, RB, Illinois, 1966.
  • First Regular-Season Game: A 23-14 loss to the Oakland Raiders, 9/2/66.
  • First Regular-Season Win: A 24-7 victory over the Denver Broncos, 10/16/66.
  • First Regular-Season Points: Joe Auer returned the opening kickoff of the Dolphins' first regular-season game 95 yards for a touchdown.
  • First Winning Season: 1970 (10-4).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 21-14 loss to the Oakland Raiders in the 1970 AFC playoff game, 12/27/70.
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 24-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl VI, 1/16/72.
  • First Super Bowl Win: A 14-7 victory over the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII, 1/14/73.
  • First Pro Bowl Selections: RB Larry Csonka, QB Bob Griese and WR Paul Warfield, 1970.
  • First Player Elected to the Hall of Fame: WR Paul Warfield, 1983.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Abner Haynes, 151 yards vs. the Denver Broncos, 9/17/67.
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: David Woodley, 408 yards vs. the Dallas Cowboys, 10/25/81.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Larry Csonka, 1,051 yards (1971).
  • Most Yards Rushing, Career: Larry Csonka, 6,737 yards (1968-1974, 1979).
  • Most Yards Passing, Career: Dan Marino, 61,361 yards (1983-1999).
  • Most Receptions, Career: Mark Clayton, 550 receptions (1983-1992).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Olindo Mare, 1,048 points (1997-2006).
  • Most Lopsided Win: A 52-0 victory over the New England Patriots, 11/12/72.



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