Special Sub-Topic: All About the Dolphins 
|What year did the Miami Dolphins begin as an expansion team in the American Football League?|
1966. Joseph Robbie was the founder of the Dolphins in 1966. They were part of the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. In the state of Florida, they are the oldest major professional sports franchise.
|What was the first season that the Dolphins made it to the Super Bowl?|
1971. The 1971 season of the Dolphins ended with them playing the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl VI. The game was played on January 16, 1972 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Dolphins were defeated 24-3.
|Capping off the undefeated Dolphins 1972 season, what was the outcome of Super Bowl VII?|
Miami Dolphins 14-Washington Redskins 7. Super Bowl VII was played January 14, 1973, in the LA Memorial Coliseum. Miami went 14-0 during the regular season and the Redskins were 11-3. Despite Miami being undefeated, the Redskins were a 1-point favorite. A low scoring defensive game, the Dolphins won 14-7.
|Who did the Dolphins defeat in Super Bowl VIII?|
Minnesota Vikings. The Dolphins defeated the Vikings 24-7 at Super Bowl VIII in Houston, Texas. This was a fitting end to the 1973 season and an amazing three-peat in Championship appearances.
|Who was the head coach of the Dolphins 1970-1995?|
Don Shula. Don Shula started coaching the Dolphins during the first post-merger season in 1970. Prior to the Dolphins he was head coach of the Baltimore Colts for seven seasons. His career winning percentage is .678. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
|Which Dolphin quarterback suffered a broken leg in the beginning of the 1972 season but went on to recuperate and play in Super Bowl VII?|
Bob Griese. A first round draft pick out of Purdue, Griese played his entire 14-season career with the Dolphins. He was a 6-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990. The Dolphins retired his jersey #12.
|Who was MVP of Super Bowl VII?|
Jake Scott. Jake Scott was a 7th round draft pick in the 1970 NFL Draft out of Georgia. He played safety for the Dolphins 1970-1976. In Super Bowl VII, he had two interceptions for a total return of 63 yards.
|How many tackles, both solo and assists, did Manny Fernandez rack up in Super Bowl VII?|
11 solo, 6 assists. Manny Fernandez was a Dolphin defensive tackle that tallied 17 tackles during that game! He had 11 solo tackles and 6 assists. Some Dolphin players thought co-MVPs were the answer or that Manny deserved it outright but instead someone else won the honor. Manny was undrafted out of Utah but signed with the Dolphins where he played all of his eight professional seasons.
|Who is the Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker that was traded by the Boston Patriots and became a leader of the Dolphins defense?|
Nick Buoniconti. Nick was a small linebacker out of Notre Dame, drafted by the Patriots. He spent seven seasons with the Patriots and then eight more with the Dolphins. He was an All-Star with both teams and saw two Pro Bowls with the Dolphins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.
|Which Dolphin was MVP of Super Bowl VIII?|
Larry Csonka. Larry Csonka was a running back out of Syracuse. He was a first round pick by the Dolphins and spent his first seven professional seasons with the Dolphins. During the Championship game, Csonka scored two TDs and rushed for 145 yards and was named MVP.
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