Brief History of the Team
The Miami Dolphins are a Miami based professional American football franchise. The Dolphins are a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) East division in the National Football League (NFL). The Dolphins as they are popularly known were established 55 years ago on the 16th of August 1965 and their first season was a year later in 1966. The Dolphins were very dominant in the 70s and 80s and they won 2 Super Bowl championships in 1972 (VII) and 1973 (VIII) and a total of Conference championships between 1971 and 1984. Furthermore, Miami Dolphins have also won a total of 13 Division championships in the AFC East Division. The teams colours are Aqua, orange and white.
What is their home stadium?
Miami Dolphins’ home stadium is the Hard Rock Stadium which is located in Miami Gardens, Florida. The stadium is a multi purpose stadium which was from 1993 to 2011 used by the Florida Marlins of Major League Baseball and it is also home to the Miami Open tennis tournament. The stadium, which was opened in 1987, has capacity to sit 64,767 football fans but this is expandable and its record attendance is 80,120.
Who is the coach?
Brian Francisco Flores the Miami Dolphins head coach of NFL side, Miami Dolphins. He started coaching in 2008 as a special teams assistant and this is actually his first job as a Head Coach. Some of his career highlights are winning the super bowl 3 times (XLIX, LI, LIII).
Who are the team’s top 3 players?
Miami Dolphins have a group of talented players but their current top three perfomers are Christian Wilkins, Kyle Van Noy and Michael Deiter.
How they performed last season?
Miami Dolphins finished the season with a poor record of 5–11 and they finished 4th in the AFC East division. Early in the season, the Dolphins were criticized for allegedly losing games on purpose in hopes of getting a better draft position but that did not help as they failed to make it to the play-offs.
How they are performing this season?
Miami Dolphins are having an average season and they are on second position in their AFC East Division with a 7-4 record.