Special Sub-Topic: Can't Squish the Fish
|How many losing seasons did the Dolphins suffer through in the 1970s, 80s and 90s?|
2. Showing incredible consistency, the Dolphins only had two losing seasons. They were 6-8 in 1976, and 6-10 in 1988.
|In 2002, Ricky Williams set the Dolphins single season rushing
record with 1,853 yards. Whose record did he break?
Delvin Williams. Many people don't remember Delvin Williams but at one time he held the Dolphins and 49ers single season rushing records. He rushed for 1,203 yards for the 49ers in 1976, and 1,258 for the Dolphins in 1978.
|The Dolphins drafted cornerback Sam Madison from what college
in the second round in 1997?|
Louisville. Madison set the Louisville career interceptions record with 16.
|Sam Madison and one of his teammates had eight interceptions each in 1998. Who was the teammate?|
Terrell Buckley. Buckley attended Florida State and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1992.
|The Dolphins were the first team to fail to score a touchdown in a Super Bowl game.|
t. The Dolphins lost Super Bowl VI to the Cowboys, 24-3.
|How many times did the Dolphins miss the playoffs in the 1970s?|
3. Fans who had grown accustomed to Super Bowl appearances were starved as the Dolphins missed the playoffs three years in a row, 1975-76-77. They finished 10-4 in 1975 and 1977 a record that normally earned a team a playoff spot.
|The Dolphins never again won as many regular season games in one season as they did in their undefeated 1972 season?|
f. The team equaled the 14 win season in 1984, Dan Marino's record setting year.
|Dolphins standout and eventual Hall of Fame wide receiver Mark Clayton ended his career with what team?|
Green Bay Packers. Clayton played for the Dolphins from 1983-1992, winding up with a team record 550 receptions for 8,643 yards and 81 touchdowns. He played one season with the Packers and then retired.
|What Dolphins defensive back set a team record and tied the NFL record with four interceptions in one game, in 1973?|
Dick Anderson. Anderson pulled this great feat off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in a crucial, late season 30-26 win.
|What team upset the Dolphins in the 1983 AFC Divisional playoffs, only to have the Dolphins return the favor in the 1984 playoffs?|
Seattle Seahawks. The upstart Seahawks stunned the Dolphins, 27-20 in 1983. The Dolphins got revenge, 31-10.
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