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1970 Miami Dolphins season
Head Coach Don Shula
Home Field Miami Orange Bowl
Results
Record 10–4–0
Place 2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish Lost Divisional Playoffs (Raiders) 21–14
Timeline
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1969 1971

The 1970 Miami Dolphins season was the team's fifth, and first in the National Football League. 1970 marked the team's first winning season, and their first playoff appearance.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 20, 1970 at Boston Patriots L 27–14 0–1
32,607
2 September 27, 1970 at Houston Oilers W 20–10 1–1
39,840
3 October 3, 1970 Oakland Raiders W 20–13 2–1
57,140
4 October 10, 1970 at New York Jets W 20–6 3–1
62,712
5 October 18, 1970 at Buffalo Bills W 33–14 4–1
41,312
6 October 25, 1970 Cleveland Browns L 28–0 4–2
75,313
7 November 1, 1970 at Baltimore Colts L 35–0 4–3
60,240
8 November 8, 1970 at Philadelphia Eagles L 24–17 4–4
58,171
9 November 15, 1970 New Orleans Saints W 21–10 5–4
52,866
10 November 22, 1970 Baltimore Colts W 34–17 6–4
67,699
11 November 30, 1970 at Atlanta Falcons W 20–7 7–4
54,036
12 December 6, 1970 Boston Patriots W 37–20 8–4
51,032
13 December 13, 1970 New York Jets W 16–10 9–4
75,099
14 December 20, 1970 Buffalo Bills W 45–7 10–4
70,990

Standings Edit

AFC East
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Baltimore Colts 1121.846321234
Miami Dolphins 1040.714297228
New York Jets 4100.286255286
Buffalo Bills 3101.231204337
Boston Patriots 2120.143149361

RosterEdit

Playoffs Edit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Divisional December 27 at Oakland Raiders L 21–14
54,401

Awards and honorsEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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