The Miami Dolphins finished the regular season with a 7-2 record. They went 4-0 at home and 3-2 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Miami Dolphins went 10-3. Their final game was a loss in the Super Bowl to the Washington Redskins.
The 1982 Miami Dolphins played in the East Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1982 Miami Dolphins went 6-1 against their AFC East opponents.
The Dolphins won the AFC East in the 1982 season with a 7-2 record. The Jets finished 1 game back with a 6-3 record. The Patriots finished 2 games back with a 5-4 record. The Bills finished 3 games back with a 4-5 record. The Colts finished 6.5 games back with a 0-8-1 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|New York Jets||2-0||100%||+18|
|New England Patriots||0-1||0%||-3|
The Miami Dolphins finished the regular season with a point differential of +67. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Dolphins could have been expected to have about 6.5 wins, or a 7-2 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1982 Miami Dolphins went 4-2. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Dolphins went 2-1.
The 1982 Miami Dolphins did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 Miami Dolphins was a 3 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.
The longest losing streak that the Miami Dolphins had during the 1982 regular season was 1 game, which occured 2 separate times.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1982||@ New York Jets||Win 45 - 28|
|2||Sun, Sep 19, 1982||vs Baltimore Colts||Win 24 - 20|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1982||@ Buffalo Bills||Win 9 - 7|
|12||Mon, Nov 29, 1982||@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Loss 17 - 23|
|13||Sun, Dec 5, 1982||vs Minnesota Vikings||Win 22 - 14|
|14||Sun, Dec 12, 1982||@ New England Patriots||Loss 0 - 3|
|15||Sat, Dec 18, 1982||vs New York Jets||Win 20 - 19|
|16||Mon, Dec 27, 1982||vs Buffalo Bills||Win 27 - 10|
|17||Sun, Jan 2, 1983||@ Baltimore Colts||Win 34 - 7|
|WC Wild Card Round||Sat, Jan 8, 1983||vs New England Patriots||Win 28 - 13|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Jan 16, 1983||vs San Diego Chargers||Win 34 - 13|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Jan 23, 1983||vs New York Jets||Win 14 - 0|
|SB Super Bowl||Sun, Jan 30, 1983||Washington Redskins||Loss 17 - 27|