1974 Miami Dolphins season

1974 Miami Dolphins season

The 1974 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 9th, and fifth in the National Football League. The team entered the 1974 season as defending Super Bowl champions.

1974 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field
Results
Record 11–3
Division place 1st AFC East
Playoff finish Lost Divisional Round
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1973      1975 >

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1

Regular season

Schedule

Game Date Opponent Result Dolphins points Opponents Record Attendance
1 Sept. 15 at New England Patriots Loss 24 34 0–1
55,006
2 Sept. 22 at Buffalo Bills Win 24 16 1–1
80,020
3 Sept. 29 at San Diego Chargers Win 28 21 2–1
44,706
4 Oct. 7 New York Jets Win 21 17 3–1
60,727
5 Oct. 13 at Washington Redskins Loss 17 20 3–2
54,395
6 Oct. 20 Kansas City Chiefs Win 9 3 4–2
67,779
7 Oct. 27 Baltimore Colts Win 17 7 5–2
65,868
8 Nov. 3 Atlanta Falcons Win 42 7 6–2
64,399
9 Nov. 10 at New Orleans Saints Win 21 0 7–2
74,289
10 Nov. 17 Buffalo Bills Win 35 28 8–2
69,313
11 Nov. 24 at New York Jets Loss 14 17 8–3
57,162
12 Dec. 2 Cincinnati Bengals Win 24 3 9–3
71,962
13 Dec. 8 at Baltimore Colts Win 17 16 10–3
34,420
14 Dec. 15 New England Patriots Win 34 27 11–3
56,920
[1]

Standings

Roster

Playoffs

AFC: Oakland Raiders 28, Miami Dolphins 26

Game summary
1 2 34Total
Dolphins 7 3 61026
Raiders 0 7 71428

at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California

Awards and honors

Milestones

Notes and references

  • Miami Dolphins on Pro Football Reference
  • Miami Dolphins on jt-sw.com