World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1976 Miami Dolphins season

 

1976 Miami Dolphins season

1976 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field Orange Bowl
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 3rd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1975      1977 >

The 1976 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 11th as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins failed to improve on their previous season's output of 10–4, winning only six games.[1] One of these wins came over their new in-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – who proceeded to lose all 14 games that year. The 6-8 finish marked the first losing record of head coach Don Shula's career.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1976 at Buffalo Bills W 30–21
77,683
2 September 19, 1976 at New England Patriots L 30–14
46,053
3 September 26, 1976 New York Jets W 16–0
49,754
4 October 3, 1976 Los Angeles Rams L 31–28
60,753
5 October 10, 1976 at Baltimore Colts L 28–14
58,832
6 October 17, 1976 Kansas City Chiefs L 20–17
43,325
7 October 24, 1976 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23–20
61,437
8 October 31, 1976 New England Patriots W 10–3
52,863
9 November 7, 1976 at New York Jets W 27–7
53,344
10 November 14, 1976 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 14–3
48,945
11 November 22, 1976 Baltimore Colts L 17–16
62,104
12 November 28, 1976 at Cleveland Browns L 17–13
74,715
13 December 5, 1976 Buffalo Bills W 45–27
43,475
14 December 11, 1976 Minnesota Vikings L 29–7
46,543

Standings

References

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.