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1995 Miami Dolphins season
Head Coach Don Shula
Home Field Joe Robbie Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place 3rd AFC East
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Wild Card Game
Timeline
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1994 1996

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
25Miami DolphinsBilly MilnerTackleHouston

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1995 New York Jets W 52–14
71,317
2 September 10, 1995 at New England Patriots W 20–3
60,239
3 September 18, 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers W 23–10
72,874
4 Bye
5 October 1, 1995 at Cincinnati Bengals W 26–23
52,671
6 October 8, 1995 Indianapolis Colts L 27–24
68,471
7 October 15, 1995 at New Orleans Saints L 33–30
55,628
8 October 22, 1995 at New York Jets L 17–16
67,228
9 October 29, 1995 Buffalo Bills W 23–6
71,060
10 November 6, 1995 at San Diego Chargers W 24–14
61,966
11 November 12, 1995 New England Patriots L 34–17
70,399
12 November 20, 1995 San Francisco 49ers L 44–20
73,080
13 November 26, 1995 at Indianapolis Colts L 36–28
60,414
14 December 3, 1995 Atlanta Falcons W 21–20
63,395
15 December 11, 1995 Kansas City Chiefs W 13–6
70,321
16 December 17, 1995 at Buffalo Bills L 23–20
79,531
17 December 24, 1995 at St. Louis Rams W 41–22
63,876

StandingsEdit

Template:1995 AFC East standings

PlayoffsEdit

AFC Wild Card GameEdit

Buffalo Bills 37, Miami Dolphins 22
1 2 3 4 Total
Dolphins 0 0 0 22 22
Bills 10 14 3 10 37

at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Although Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino completed 33 out of 64 passes for 422 yards, the Bills jumped to a 27–0 lead going into the fourth quarter, and rushed for an NFL playoff record 341 yards.

Don Shula's retirementEdit

Don Shula retired at the end of the 1995 season ending one of the greatest coaching legacies in NFL history. He set numerous records in his 33 seasons as a head coach. He is first in most games coached (526), most consecutive seasons coached (33), and Super Bowl Appearances – six, appearing once with the Baltimore Colts and five times with the Miami Dolphins. Shula had a 2–4 record in his six Super Bowl appearances.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Dan Marino, AFC Pro Bowl Selection
  • Dan Marino, All-Pro Selection

Notes and referencesEdit

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