Who Played On The 1972 Miami Dolphins?

Who is the best Miami Dolphins quarterback of all time?

Miami Dolphins Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino led his franchise for 17 seasons, during which he broke all-time NFL records for touchdown passes, passing yards, and completions – among many others.

Is Ray Finkle a real NFL player?

Ray Finkle is based off Scott Norwood, a Buffalo Bills kicker who infamously missed a last-second field goal on Super Bowl XXV (1991). The game footage of Ray Finkle used in the film is actually a 1984 clip of Dolphins kicker Uwe von Schamann.

Was Ray Finkle a real kicker for the Miami Dolphins?

While the character was inspired by Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood for his missed kick in the 1991 Super Bowl against the New York Giants, the likeness the movie used for Finkle was none other than Oklahoma Sooners legend Uwe Von Schamann, who kicked for the Dolphins from 1979-84.

Did Earl Morrall play in the 1972 Super Bowl?

Earl Morrall, who came off the bench to lead two teams to the Super Bowl, including the Miami Dolphins during their unprecedented perfect season in 1972, and who may have been the greatest backup quarterback in NFL history, died April 25 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 79. He had Parkinson’s disease.

Has any NFL team gone 0 16?

The New England Patriots (USA) scored a 16-0 record in 2007, becoming the first team in NFL history to achieve an undefeated regular season since the league went to a 16-game schedule in 1978.

Who is the only undefeated NFL team in history?

The 1972 Miami Dolphins are the only team that has ever achieved a perfect, undefeated season. The media could not be played.

Has anyone ever had a perfect NFL season?

Since the National Football League began in 1920, only one team has played a perfect season (both regular season and playoffs): the 1972 Miami Dolphins, who won all fourteen of their regular season games and three postseason games, including Super Bowl VII, to finish the season 17–0–0.

Who won the 1972 1973 Super Bowl?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 — The Miami Dolphins topped Washington’s super season today. They defeated the Redskins, 14-7, to win Super Bowl VII and complete the only undefeated season in the 53-year history of the National Football League.

Who is the most liked quarterback of all time?

Tom Brady. Team: New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Joe Montana (Joe Cool) Team: San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs. Peyton Manning. Team: Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. Johnny Unitas. Otto Graham. Drew Brees. Dan Marino. Roger Staubach.

Who is the greatest backup QB of all time?

Earl Edwin Morrall is arguably the greatest backup QB of all time. Despite having a Pro Bowl year as the 49ers starting QB in 1957, Morrall was traded to the Lions in 1958 and would go onto play for six teams in his 21-year career. During his stints he became an understudy for four Hall of Famers — Y.A.