Part Two: The 50 Most Significant Plays in Miami Dolphins History

June 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have to thank the readers for the feedback so far on the 50 most significant plays in Miami Dolphins history.  There have been several good suggestions and even with only 10 plays being discussed so far, many Dolphins fans have identified with these moments–the good, the bad, and even the ugly.
Remember it’s the 50 most significant plays in the team's 40-year plus history, not the best or even most memorable.
Here are the next 10 which will bring the total so far to 20:
1972 Bob Griese Breaks a Leg
In the fifth game of the Dolphins' perfect season, Griese broke his right leg and dislocated his ankle when being tackled by the San Diego Chargers' Deacon Jones and Ron East.
The Dolphins had claimed 16-year veteran Earl Morrall off waivers earlier in the year and the 38-year-old proved to be the ultimate insurance plan for Miami, leading the team to 10 straight wins. 
Would the Dolphins have gone undefeated if Griese played ...

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