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1990 Miami Dolphins season
Head Coach Don Shula
Home Field Joe Robbie Stadium
Results
Record 12–4
Place 2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish Lost Divisional Playoffs
Timeline
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1989 1991

Offseason

= Pro Bowler [1]

NFL Draft

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
9 Miami Dolphins Richmond Webb Tackle Texas A&M
40 Miami Dolphins Keith Sims Guard Iowa State
67 Miami Dolphins Alfred Oglesby Nose Tackle Houston
94 Miami Dolphins Scott Mitchell Quarterback Utah

Personnel

Staff

1990 Miami Dolphins staff
Front office
  • President – Tim Robbie
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager – Eddie Jones
  • Assistant General Manager – Bryan Wiedmeier
  • Director of Player Personnel – Charley Winner
  • Director of College Scouting – Tom Heckert, Sr.
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Monte Clark

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defense – Tom Olivadotti
  • Defensive Line – Dan Sekanovich
  • Linebackers – George Hill
  • Defensive Backs – Mel Phillips

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Mike Westhoff

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Junior Wade

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1990 at New England Patriots W 27–24
45,305
2 September 16, 1990 Buffalo Bills W 30–7
68,142
3 September 23, 1990 at New York Giants L 20–3
76,483
4 September 30, 1990 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 28–6
54,691
5 October 7, 1990 New York Jets W 20–16
69,678
6 Bye
7 October 18, 1990 New England Patriots W 17–10
62,630
8 October 28, 1990 at Indianapolis Colts W 27–7
59,213
9 November 4, 1990 Phoenix Cardinals W 23–3
54,294
10 November 11, 1990 at New York Jets W 17–3
68,362
11 November 19, 1990 Los Angeles Raiders L 13–10
70,553
12 November 25, 1990 at Cleveland Browns W 30–13
70,225
13 December 2, 1990 at Washington Redskins L 42–20
53,599
14 December 9, 1990 Philadelphia Eagles W 23–20
67,034
15 December 16, 1990 Seattle Seahawks W 24–17
57,851
16 December 23, 1990 at Buffalo Bills L 24–14
80,235
17 December 30, 1990 Indianapolis Colts W 23–17
59,547

Standings

AFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 13 3 0 .813 7–1 10–2 428 263 L1
Miami Dolphins 12 4 0 .750 7–1 10–2 336 242 W1
Indianapolis Colts 7 9 0 .438 3–5 5–7 281 353 L1
New York Jets 6 10 0 .375 2–6 4–10 295 345 W2
New England Patriots 1 15 0 .063 1–7 1–11 181 446 L14

Player stats

Passing

Player Att Comp Yds Touchdowns INT Rating
Dan Marino 531 306 3563 21 11 82.6

Receiving

Player Receptions Yards Average Long Touchdowns
Mark Clayton 32 406 12.7 43 3

Defense

Player Tackles Sacks Fumble Recoveries
Jeff Cross 60 11.5 2

Playoffs

AFC Wildcard Game

Miami Dolphins 17, Kansas City Chiefs 16
1 2 3 4 Total
Chiefs 3 7 6 0

16

Dolphins 0 3 0 14

17

at Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, Florida

With 2:28 left in the game, the Dolphins capped an 85-yard drive with quarterback Dan Marino's winning 12-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Mark Clayton.

AFC Divisional Playoff

Buffalo Bills 44, Miami Dolphins 34
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 3 14 3 14

34

Bills 13 14 3 14

44

at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Awards and honors

  • Jeff Cross, AFC Pro Bowl selection

Milestones

  • Dan Marino, 6th Consecutve 3,000 Yard Passing Season

References

  1. Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
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