1973
Miami Dolphins
14
VS
Washington Redskins
7

My Super Bowl: Dolphins Running Back Jim Kiick

The motivation for us was that after we lost to the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl the year beforewas that we didn’t have two-a-day workouts, we had three- and four-a-day workouts. We wanted to make sure we didn’t have that again. Actually, we were motivated to get back and show everybody that that loss was a mishap and would never happen...

Los Angeles
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
1/14/73 3:00PM
University of Michigan Band and Woody Herman Band, “Happiness is...”
NBC

Story of the Game

Miami completed the only perfect season in NFL history—17 games without a defeat—by beating Washington. The Dolphins played virtually perfect football in the first half as their defense permitted the Redskins to cross midfield only once and their offense turned good field position into 2...

MIAWAS
Total First Downs1216
Rushing79
Passing 57
Penalty 00
Total Net Yardage253228
Total Offensive Plays5066
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 5.13.5
Rushes3736
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 184141
Average Yards per Rush 53.9
Passes Attempted1128
Passes Completed 814
Had Intercepted 13
Tackled Attempting to Pass 22
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 1917
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 6987
Punts72
Average Distance 4331.2
Punt Returns 24
Punt Return Yardage 49
Kickoff Returns 23
Kickoff Return Yardage 3345
Interception Return Yardage950
Fumbles21
Own Fumbles Recovered 11
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 01
Penalties33
Yards Penalized 00
Total Points Scored 147
Touchdowns21
Rushing 10
Passing 10
Returns 01
Extra Points 21
Field Goals00
Fields Goals Attempted 11
Safeties00
Third-Down Efficiency3/113/13
Fourth-Down Efficiency0/00/1
Time of Possession27:2932:31
Miami Dolphins
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Griese8/118811
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Csonka15112049
Kiick123818
Morris103406
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Warfield336018
Kiick2604
Twilley128128t
Mandich119019
Csonka1-101
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Scott263550
Buoniconti132320
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Seiple7500
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Scott2/2440
Anderson0/10**0
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Morris233170
Washington Redskins
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Kilmer14/2810403
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Brown2272011
Harraway103708
Kilmer21809
C. Taylor1808
Smith1606
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Jefferson550015
Brown526012
C. Taylor220015
Smith111011
Harraway1-303
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Owens1000
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Bragg5380
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Haymond4/0970
Vactor0/20**0
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Haymond230180
Mul-key115150

Miami Dolphins

Offense
PlayerPos
Langer, JimC
Kuechenberg, BobG
Little, LarryG
Evans, NormT
Moore, WayneT
Fleming, MarvTE
Twilley, HowardWR
Warfield, Paul WR
Csonka, LarryRB
Kiick, JimRB
Griese, Bob QB
Defense
PlayerPos
Fernandez, MannyDT
Heinz, BobDT
Den Herder, VernDE
Stanfill, BillDE
Kolen, MikeOLB
Swift, DouglasOLB
Buoniconti, NickMLB
Johnson, CurtisCB
Mumphord, LloydCB
Scott, JakeFS
Anderson, DickSS
Substitutes
Player
Babb, Charlie
Ball, Larry
Briscoe, Marlin
Crusan, Doug
Ginn, Hubert
Jenkins, Ed
Kindig, Howard
Leigh, Charlie
Mandich, Jim
Matheson, Bob
Moore, Maulty
Morrall, Earl
Morris, Mercury
Powell, Jesse
Seiple, Larry
Stuckey, Henry
Yepremian, Garo
Did Not Play
Player
Stowe, Otto
Washington Redskins
Offense
PlayerPos
Hauss, LenC
Laaveg, PaulG
Wilbur, JohnG
Hermeling, TerryT
Rock, WalterT
Smith, Jerry T.TE
Jefferson, RoyWR
Taylor, CharleyWR
Brown, Larry RB
Harraway, CharleyRB
Kilmer, BillyQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Brundige, BillDT
Talbert, DironDT
Biggs, VerlonDE
McDole, RonDE
Hanburger, ChrisOLB
Pardee, JackOLB
Pottios, MyronMLB
Bass, Mike CB
Fischer, PatCB
Taylor, RooseveltFS
Owens, Brig SS
Substitutes
Player
Bragg, Mike
Brunet, Bob
Burman, George
Fanucci, Mike
Haymond, Alvin 
Hull, Mike
Jaqua, Jon
Knight, Curt
McLinton, Harold 
McNeil, Clifton
Mul-key, Herbert
Severson, Jeffrey
Sistrunk, Manuel
Tillman, Russell
Vactor, Theodore
Wyche, Sam
Did Not Play
Player
Schoenke, Ray
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