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1981 Miami Dolphins season
Head Coach Don Shula
Home Field Miami Orange Bowl
Results
Record 11–4–1
Place 1st AFC East
Playoff Finish Lost Divisional Round
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1980 1982

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 6, 1981 at St. Louis Cardinals W 20–7
2 September 10, 1981 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–10
3 September 20, 1981 at Houston Oilers W 16–10
4 September 27, 1981 at Baltimore Colts W 31–28
5 October 4, 1981 New York Jets T 28–28
6 October 12, 1981 at Buffalo Bills L 31–21
7 October 18, 1981 Washington Redskins W 13–10
8 October 25, 1981 at Dallas Cowboys L 28–27
9 November 1, 1981 Baltimore Colts W 27–10
10 November 8, 1981 at New England Patriots W 30–27
11 November 15, 1981 Oakland Raiders L 33–17
12 November 22, 1981 at New York Jets L 16–15
13 November 30, 1981 Philadelphia Eagles W 13–10
14 December 6, 1981 New England Patriots W 24–14
15 December 13, 1981 at Kansas City Chiefs W 17–7
16 December 19, 1981 Buffalo Bills W 16–6

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Division January 2, 1982 San Diego Chargers L 41–38

Standings Edit

AFC East
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Miami Dolphins 1141.719345275
New York Jets 1051.656355287
Buffalo Bills 1060.625311276
Baltimore Colts 2140.125259533
New England Patriots 2140.125322370

RosterEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

MilestonesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1981 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XVI

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