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[edit | edit source]

= Pro Bowler [1]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

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

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1990 Miami Dolphins final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

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

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Junior Wade

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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 week
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[edit | edit source]

Template:1990 AFC East standings

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Passing[edit | edit source]

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

Receiving[edit | edit source]

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

Defense[edit | edit source]

Player Tackles Sacks Fumble Recoveries
Jeff Cross 60 11.5 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

AFC Wildcard Game[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

  • Jeff Cross, AFC Pro Bowl selection

Milestones[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  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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