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1971 Miami Dolphins

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Record: 10-3-1, Finished 1st in AFC East Division
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1971 AFC Champions

Scored 315 points (22.5/g), 4th of 26 in the NFL.
 Allowed 174 points (12.4/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 141 points (10.1/g), 3rd.
 Expected W-L: 11.2-2.8.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +8 (0.6/g), 7th.

Simple Rating System: Total 7.7, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 5.3, SoS: -2.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Don Shula(10-3-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Arnsparger

Team Executives


 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, Florida)

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