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The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time  

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List of the best Miami Dolphins of all time. Since their formation in 1966 as part of the AFL, the Miami Dolphins have been one of the most successful teams in AFC history. From the beginning of the 1970s through the early 2000s, Miami was the standard bearer for excellence in the conference. During this nearly 30 year run of success, the Dolphins had many of the best players in its history on its roster. The dominant Dolphins Super Bowl teams of the 1970s had some of the top players in the league on the team. With head coach Don Shula as the constant, the Dolphins fielded what some consider to be the best team of all time in 1972 when they went an unmatched 17-0, the only NFL team to go undefeated during a single season. 

Many of the team's best players were on the 1972 undefeated, Super Bowl winning team. Hall of Fame players like Larry Csonka, Paul Warfield, Bob Griese and Larry Little to name a few are considered some of the best Dolphins ever. While the players on that team are memorable, perhaps the most famous Dolphins player is star quarterback Dan Marino, who is one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Despite not winning a championship, Marino is still considered one of the most popular and greatest Dolphins ever and thousands of Miami fans to this day will wear his jersey to the team's home games. 

This list of the best Miami Dolphins factors in all players from the team's AFL days to the present day. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him if you consider him one of the greatest Miami Dolphins players of all time. Vote and rerank this list so it accurately reflects who is the best Miami Dolphins player of all time
list ordered by
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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Quarterback
2
Larry Csonka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Running back, Fullback
3
Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Linebacker
4
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Quarterback
5
Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Linebacker
6
Larry Little is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Guard
7
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Wide receiver
8
Mark Duper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Wide receiver
9
Dwight Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
10
Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Guard, Linebacker
11
Mark Gregory Clayton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Wide receiver
12
Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
AlexPutnam added Defensive end, Linebacker
13
Mercury Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Running back, Halfback
14
Bob Kuechenberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
15
Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Safety, Defensive back
16
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Running back
17
Richmond Webb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Tackle
18
Manny Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle
19
Jim Langer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Guard, Center
20
Sam Madison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Cornerback
21
Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Safety, Defensive back
22
Jim Kiick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Running back, Halfback
23
John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Linebacker
24
Patrick Surtain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Cornerback
25
O. J. McDuffie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Wide receiver