Special Sub-Topic: Their Undefeated Season 1972
|Who was the player that broke Bob Griese's leg, sidelining him for the remainder of the regular season?|
Deacon Jones. Bob Griese eventually recovered, starting Super Bowl VII over his replacement, Earl Morrall.
|Bill Arnsparger's famous '53' defense was primarily built around which linebacker?|
Bob Matheson. Bob's actual number WAS '53', but it was meant to stand for the 5 lineman, 3 linebacker formation in which he was a key player.
|Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick were nicknamed as two characters from a popular movie at the time. Who were they?|
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Csonka and Kiick posed for the cover of their book 'Always on the Run' dressed in Old West attire.
|The Dolphins closest margin of victory in 1972 was by one point to which AFC eastern rival?|
Buffalo Bills. The victory also marked a 100 yard plus performance by both Larry Csonka and Mercury Morris in the Dolphins 24-23 Victory in the Orange Bowl.
|In Super Bowl VII, who was the Redskin player that ran back a Garo Yepremian 'Pass' for Washington's only score?|
|What was the nick-name of the Dolphins defensive unit?|
No Name Defense. Without any stand-out players and made up primarily of other teams cast offs, the No Name defense was considered the most inpenetrable ever in the game.
|Who was MVP of Super Bowl V11?|
Jake Scott. His two interceptions led a smothering defensive effort by the No Names.
|What coaching milestone did Don Shula achieve in the week 9 game against the New England Patriots?|
100 victories in 10 years coaching. Shula became the first to reach the 100 victory mark with the least amount of coaching tenure.
|Larry Csonka and Mercury Morris were the first team mates to accomplish this feat.|
Gain 1000 yards each in the same year. Zonk and Merc were the first players on the same team to rush for more than 1000 yards each in the same year.
|What player caught a 28 yard touch down pass from Bob Griese in Super Bowl V11?|
Howard Twilley. Howard's TD pass gave the Dolphins their first score of the game and a 7-0 first quarter lead.
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