Ofman approached the Dolphins with it before the 1972 season because he wanted music to inspire his favorite team. Parcells left the Dolphins in 2010 in the midst of three consecutive losing seasons that resulted in another coaching change after the 2011 season. Furthermore, the team has preferred to play Buffett's song "Fins" after scores during the 2009 regular season instead of the traditional fight song. Buffalo Bills - CLEVELAND BROWNS' ALL-TIME MOUNT RUSHMORE: 4 BEST PLAYERS IN FRANCHISE HISTORY, Defensive end Jason Taylor #99 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Although the Miami Dolphins were not successful before joining the NFL, from 1970 when … The Dolphins shorthand nickname, "The Fins," has been recognized and used by the team. Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2019, Great DVD boyfriend loved it great birthday gift for a Dolphins fan, Reviewed in the United States on September 23, 2010. GREEN BAY PACKERS' ALL-TIME MOUNT RUSHMORE: 4 BEST PLAYERS IN FRANCHISE HISTORY, Former Miami Dolphins football quarterback Bob Griese, left, and Hall of Fame Dolphins Coach Don Shula, second from right, and Larry Csonka, right, pose for photographs with a signed team jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, where the president honored the Super Bowl VII football Champion Miami Dolphins. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. seasons. Bob Griese is the most decorated player in Dolphins history and went from a good quarterback to a great quarterback under the guidance of the great Don Shula. The early 80s teams made two Super Bowls despite losing both times, and saw the emergence of future Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, who went on to break numerous NFL passing records, holding many of them until the late 2000s. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Here are the 50 greatest Dolphins broken down by position. The Dolphins Television Network comprises 10 South Florida TV stations that agreed to carry the team-produced coverage. On very rare occasions, an orange jersey was used for primetime games. On Friday, April 18, 1997, the first "official" mascot of the Miami Dolphins was introduced. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The 7-foot mascot made his public debut on April 19 at Pro Player Stadium during the team's draft day party. An update was given to the logo in 1997 – the sunburst was simplified and the dolphin was darkened and given a more serious game-face expression. Fortunes changed in the 1980s and 1990s when Jim Kelly became the Bills' starting quarterback. Another member of the 1972 team, Larry Csonka is a no brainer for a list of all-time greats. Bold indicates those elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Bold indicates those elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. All-time Receiving Leader: Mark Duper 511 rec, 8,869 yds, 59 TD The Miami Dolphins were the ninth franchise to join the American Football league in 1966. He still holds the record for all-time leader in pass completions, passing yards and most pass touchdowns. So I've been collecting older NFL footage.