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1977 Miami Dolphins season

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1977 Miami Dolphins season

1977 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field
Record 10–4
Division place 2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Previous season      Next season
< 1976      1978 >

The 1977 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 12th as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins improved upon their previous season's output of 6–8, winning ten games.[1] Despite the improvement, the team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third straight season.


Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 18, 1977 at Buffalo Bills W 13–0
2 September 25, 1977 at San Francisco 49ers W 19–15
3 October 2, 1977 Houston Oilers W 27–7
4 October 9, 1977 at Baltimore Colts L 45–28
5 October 16, 1977 New York Jets W 21–17
6 October 23, 1977 Seattle Seahawks W 31–13
7 October 30, 1977 San Diego Chargers L 14–13
8 November 6, 1977 at New York Jets W 14–10
9 November 13, 1977 New England Patriots W 17–5
10 November 20, 1977 at Cincinnati Bengals L 23–17
11 November 24, 1977 at St. Louis Cardinals W 55–14
12 December 5, 1977 Baltimore Colts W 17–6
13 December 11, 1977 at New England Patriots L 14–10
14 December 17, 1977 Buffalo Bills W 31–14


Awards and honors


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