27 Facts About The Miami Dolphins

1. The Miami Dolphins have other numbers that have currently not been issued to any player, or are currently in reduced circulation.

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2. The Miami Dolphins currently have nine players, one coach, and one contributor enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, that have spent the majority of their careers, or made significant contributions with the Miami Dolphins.

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3. The Miami Dolphins would jump in the tank to celebrate touchdowns and field goals.

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4. The Miami Dolphins revealed a new fight song by T-Pain and Jimmy Buffett featuring Pitbull on August 7, 2009 which was introduced for the 2009 NFL season.

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5. The Miami Dolphins scored a huge upset win after trailing by 11 points with less than 5 minutes remaining.

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6. The Miami Dolphins spent more than two years and over $400 million on a major overhaul to Hard Rock Stadium.

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7. From 1993 to 2011, The Miami Dolphins shared the stadium with Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins.

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8. The Miami Dolphins fans despise the Jets due to the sheer amount of New York City transplants who have moved to South Florida and the Jets' usual cocky demeanor.

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9. The Miami Dolphins dominated the New England Patriots during the 1970s and the 1990s, but there were some notable moments as well, including a game now known as the Snowplow Game.

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10. The Miami Dolphins brought veteran Jay Cutler out of retirement to start in Tannehill's place.

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11. The Miami Dolphins swung a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, sending the 8th overall pick for linebacker Kiko Alonso and cornerback Byron Maxwell and the 13th overall pick.

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12. In March 2015, The Miami Dolphins made the biggest free agent signing of the NFL off-season; they signed defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to the richest contract in NFL history for any defensive player.

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13. In January 2015, The Miami Dolphins hired former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum to become the team's executive vice president of football operations.

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14. The Miami Dolphins signed David Garrard after pursued several free agents for the position and selected Ryan Tannehill with the 8th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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15. The Miami Dolphins were in contention to hire former NFL head coach Jeff Fisher, but he accepted the head coach position with the St Louis Rams and the Dolphins hired Philbin instead.

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16. The Miami Dolphins won two of their final three games, including a win over the Jets that ended the Jets' playoff chances and concluded Jason Taylor's NFL career.

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17. The Miami Dolphins started out 2010 by winning their first two games at the Buffalo Bills and at the Minnesota Vikings.

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18. The Miami Dolphins looked to bounce back the next season by acquiring Brandon Marshall from the Denver Broncos for two second-round draft picks, and Karlos Dansby via free agency.

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19. The Miami Dolphins finished the rest of the season without Ronnie Brown, who was sidelined by a Lisfranc foot injury that required surgery.

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20. Additionally, The Miami Dolphins won the AFC East, becoming the first team in NFL history to win their division after only having one win the previous season.

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21. The Miami Dolphins took Jake Long, star offensive lineman out of the University of Michigan with the first pick of the 2008 draft and drafted quarterback Chad Henne with their second round pick.

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22. The Miami Dolphins ended negotiations and traded for Minnesota Vikings QB Daunte Culpepper instead, a move that would haunt Miami Dolphins fans to this day.

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23. The Miami Dolphins was replaced on an interim basis by defensive coordinator Jim Bates.

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24. The Miami Dolphins accomplished another feat unmatched before or since by another NFL team.

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25. The Miami Dolphins set the NFL single-season rushing record, and running backs Csonka and Mercury Morris became the first teammates to each rush for 1,000 yards in a season.

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26. The Miami Dolphins were successful in the early 1970s, becoming the first team to advance to the AFC Championship for three consecutive seasons.

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27. The Miami Dolphins were founded by attorney-politician Joe Robbie and actor-comedian Danny Thomas.

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