#13 | Quarterback | Miami Dolphins | Roster
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Marino passed for 2,795 yards and 17 touchdowns in an injury-plagued season. Yet he finished third in the AFC in rating with a 87.8 percentage.
Marino was second in the AFC in passing and eighth in the NFL. He broke Fran Tarkenton's touchdown passes record of 342 and total yardage of 47,003 in the '95 season.
Selected to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time in his career, but did not compete due to soreness in his Achilles' tendon ... Due to injuries, Marino has only been able to play in two Pro Bowls ... Set an NFL record by throwing a TD pass for the 11th straight post-season game on Dec. 31 vs. Kansas City ... Set a Dolphins' single-season record by completing 385 passes on the year ... Joined Fran Tarkenton as the only two QBs to attempt over 6,000 passes in a career on Dec. 18 at Indianapolis ... Threw his 30th TD pass on the season on Dec. 12 vs. Kansas City to extend his NFL record to four seasons with 30 or more TD passes ... Tossed four TD passes to WR Mark Ingram on Nov. 27 at the NY Jets ... Recorded two 400-yard passing games on the season for the first time since 1988 ... Was intercepted for the 173rd time in his career on Sept. 25 at Minnesota to become the Dolphins' career leader in INTs ... Went 23 for 42 for 473 yards, five TDs, and one INT on Sept. 4 vs. New England to earn AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for the 15th time in his career ... Was Marino's first game of five or more TD passes since 1988, breaking Johnny Unitas' record of 17 games of five or more TD passes in a career.
Started first five games before tearing his Achilles' tendon in his right leg on Oct. 10 at Cleveland ... Injury ended his streak of 145 consecutive games played (excluding replacement games) ... Surpassed the 40,000 yards passing mark for his career when he hit WR Irving Fryar for an 11-yard completion on Sept. 12 vs. the NY Jets ... Connected on at least one scoring pass in each of the five games he played in ... Received AFC Player-of-the-Week honors after completing 20 of 32 for 282 yards, one TD, one INT, and one rushing TD in Miami's 22-13 victory on Sept. 26 at Buffalo.
Led the conference in attempts (554), completions (330), yards (4,116), and TDs (24) ... His completion total marked the fifth time in his career that he led the league in that category ... Broke the team record for most consecutive completions when he connected on 15 straight attempts which began on Nov. 8 vs. at Indianapolis and ended on Nov. 16 vs. Buffalo ... Extended his own NFL record for most 4,000-yard seasons to five ... Led the NFL in passing for the fifth time in his career ... Was sacked a career-high 28 times on the year ... Sacked in the end zone for a safety for the first time in his career on Nov. 1 at the NY Jets ... Led Miami to six fourth-quarter comebacks ... Selected as a starter for the AFC Pro Bowl squad ... Was his seventh Pro Bowl selection ... Named team MVP for the tenth straight year in balloting of South Florida media.
Started all 16 contests before undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Dec. 26 ... Finished second in the AFC in attempts (549), completions (318), yards (3,970), and TDs (25) ... Became the first QB in history to pass for 3,000 yards or more in eight seasons ... Had a stretch of nine straight quarters without a TD pass before hitting WR Mark Clayton for a score on the first play of the second quarter on Sept. 29 at the NY Jets ... Threw more than 20 TD passes for the ninth time in his career to become the only QB in history to do so ... Registered the longest rushing TD of his career on a 10-yard scramble on Dec. 15 at San Diego ... Selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time in four years, but did not participate due to his recovery from knee surgery.
Finished second in the AFC in attempts (531), completions (306), and yards (3,563) ... Also recorded the second-lowest INT percentage (2.1%) in the AFC ... Became only the 11th QB in in history to throw for over 30,000 yards when he connected with Jim Jensen on a 13-yard pass play on Nov. 25 at Cleveland, becoming the fastest ever to reach that mark ... Sacked only 15 times, which was an NFL-low for the ninth straight season ... Led the Dolphins in rushing when he carried the ball one time for 14 yards on Nov. 19 vs. the LA Raiders ... Completed the largest fourth-quarter comeback of his career when he connected on all eight of his passing attempts in leading Miami back from a 16-3 deficit to post a 17-16 playoff win on Jan. 15, 1991 vs. Kansas City ... Named team MVP for the eighth consecutive year in balloting of South Florida media.
Played in his 100th NFL game on Dec. 3 at Kansas City ... Led AFC in attempts (550), completions (308), and yards (3,997) ... Came up three yards short of his fifth straight 4,000-yard passing season ... Racked up an NFL-season-best 427 yards passing on Sept. 24 vs. the NY Jets ... Sacked only 10 times on the season (NFL-low) ... Miami's NFL record of 19 straight games without allowing a sack was halted on Oct. 29 at Buffalo ... Surpassed Bob Griese's team career marks in attempts, completions, and yards ... Forced to leave a game due to injury for the first time since 1983 after suffering a shoulder injury on Nov. 26 vs. Pittsburgh.
NFL leader in attempts (606), completions (354), and yards (4,434) ... Recorded two 400-yard passing games on the season ... Piled up 521 yards passing on Oct. 23 vs. the NY Jets, the third highest mark in NFL history ... Broke Bob Griese's team record for career TD passes with the 193rd of his career on Dec. 12 vs. Cleveland ... Played the most efficient game of his career when he completed 26 of 32 passes (81.3%) for 304 yards and three TDs on Dec. 4 vs. Indianapolis.
AFC leader in attempts (444), completions (263), and TDs (26) ... Streak of 30 straight games with at least one TD pass was snapped on Nov. 29 at Buffalo, ending the second-longest stretch in NFL history ... Broke his string of 50 consecutive starts when he did not play in three replacement games.
His 92.5 passer rating led the AFC ... Established himself as the only QB in the NFL to throw a TD pass in every contest ... His 4,746 yards passing were third-highest in NFL history ... His 85-yard TD strike to WR Mark Duper on Nov. 2 vs. Houston was the longest completion in the NFL ... Threw six TDs on Sept. 21 vs. the NY Jets to set a career-high ... Threw four INTs in a game for the first time in his career on Sept. 28 vs. San Francisco.
Led the NFL in completions (336), yards (4,137), and TDs (30) ... Threw for over 300 yards six times ... Finished fourth in the conference in passing.
NFL leader in attempts (564), completions (362), yards (5,084), avg. gain per attempt (9.0), percentage of TDs per attempt (8.5), TDs (48), and rating (108.9) ... Broke Bob Griese's team single-season TD record in just eight games ... Set NFL records in completions, yards, and TDs ... Passed for 421 yards and 4 TDs, both AFC Championship Game records, on Jan. 8, 1985 vs. Pittsburgh.
Selected by the Miami Dolphins in the first round (27th pick overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft ... Although he only played in the equivalent of 10 games, Marino became the first rookie QB to start in the Pro Bowl ... His 96.0 QB rating made him only the fifth rookie QB in history to lead the conference in passing ... Orchestrated TD drives on his first two NFL possessions on Sept. 18 vs. the LA Raiders ... Forced to miss last two games of the regular season after spraining his left knee on Dec. 4 at Houston.