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Miami Dolphins
Established 1966
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1970–present)

Current uniform
Team colors Aqua, coral, white, navy
                       
Mascot T. D.
Personnel
Owner(s) Stephen M. Ross (about 95%) and Wayne Huizenga (about 5%) (with unknown percentages of ownership by Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Fergie, Marc Anthony, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams)
General manager Jeff Ireland
Head coach Tony Sparano
Team history
  • Miami Dolphins (1966–present)
Championships

League championships (2)

  • Super Bowl championships (2)
    Super Bowl VII (1972),
    Super Bowl VIII (1973)

Conference championships (5)

  • AFC: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984

Division championships (13)

  • AFC East: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2008
Playoff appearances (22)
  • NFL: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2008

The Miami Dolphins is an American football club in the National Football League team based in Miami, Florida, USA. The Dolphins began playing in 1966 and in 1972 they had the only perfect season in NFL history and won a Super Bowl, with Bob Griese leading the team as quarterback. Another quarterback, Dan Marino, is a more recent famous player from this club. The Miami Dolphins stadium is Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fl.

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