The Miami Dolphins have been an also-ran in recent years in the NFL, but it has a storied history featuring some of the greatest players to ever play the game. From Dan Marino to Paul Warfield to Bob Griese, the Fins have had stars at many positions.
Only one team in the history of the National Football League has gone undefeated in the regular season, the playoffs, and then won a Super Bowl, the 1972 Miami Dolphins. Tuesday, the team received its long over-due trip to the White House to be honored as a champion by the president.
The Miami Dolphins team that achieved the only perfect season in NFL history will be honored by the White House next Tuesday, more than 40 years after its accomplishment.
Don Shula had the 1972 Miami Dolphins over to his house for dinner Thursday to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of their perfect season.
Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula was two wheeling it Sunday at the Fins game. The NFL Hall of Fame coach used a wheelchair to take part in a pregame ceremony Sunday honoring Miami Dolphins Hall of Famers.
The Miami Dolphins game against the Oakland Raiders will be extra special for longtime Fins fans who cherish the days of the Mad Dog.