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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

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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Dan Marino Quarterback

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611 108
Larry Csonka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Larry Csonka Running back, Fullback

3
563 121
Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jason Taylor Linebacker

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500 104
Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Zach Thomas Linebacker

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484 111
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Bob Griese Quarterback

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353 78
Larry Little is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Larry Little Guard

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386 89
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Paul Warfield Wide receiver

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422 108
Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
AlexPutnam added Cameron Wake Defensive end, Linebacker

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343 89
Mark Gregory Clayton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Mark Gregory Clayton Wide receiver

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336 87
Mark Duper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Mark Duper Wide receiver

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295 84
Dwight Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time

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289 71
Mercury Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Mercury Morris Running back, Halfback

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285 63
Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Nick Buoniconti Offensive Lineman, Guard, Linebacker

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334 138
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Ricky Williams Running back

The Best Miami Dolphins Wide Receivers of All Time

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234 62
Bob Kuechenberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time

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231 69
Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jake Scott Safety, Defensive back

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238 68
Sam Madison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Sam Madison Cornerback

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217 71
Richmond Webb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Richmond Webb Tackle

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188 59
Jim Langer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jim Langer Guard, Center

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194 62
Manny Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Manny Fernandez Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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221 61
Jim Kiick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jim Kiick Running back, Halfback

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187 62
Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Dick Anderson Safety, Defensive back

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244 84
Jarvis Landry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time

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180 68
Patrick Surtain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Patrick Surtain Cornerback

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184 63
John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
John Offerdahl Linebacker

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198 60
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Nat Moore Wide receiver

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168 51
O. J. McDuffie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added O. J. McDuffie Wide receiver

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179 59
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Earl Morrall Punter, Quarterback

The Best Miami Dolphins Running Backs of All Time

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178 68
Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Bryan Cox Linebacker

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161 42
Reshad Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
CadenFischr added Reshad Jones Safety

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148 79
Jake Long is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Jake Long Tackle

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166 59
Reggie Roby is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Reggie Roby Punter

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126 49
Irving Fryar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Irving Fryar Return specialist, Wide receiver

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139 80
Jeff Cross is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jeff Cross Defensive end

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107 38
A.j. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
brandon-kasyanov added A.j. Duhe

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99 64
Ronnie Brown is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jonathan_Rojas2 added Ronnie Brown Running back

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127 72
Ndamukong Suh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ndamukong Suh Defensive tackle

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123 65
Tony Nathan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Tony Nathan Running back

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144 73
Olindo Mare is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Olindo Mare Placekicker

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123 61
Jim Jensen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Jim Jensen Running back, Quarterback, Wide receiver

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92 45
Trace Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Trace Armstrong Defensive end

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119 61
Chris Chambers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Chris Chambers Wide receiver

The Best Miami Dolphins Quarterbacks of All Time

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89 38
Garo Yepremian is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Saskjays added Garo Yepremian Placekicker

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102 54
Tim Bowens is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Tim Bowens Defensive tackle, Tackle

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118 73
Ryan Tannehill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Gredgamander added Ryan Tannehill Quarterback, Wide receiver

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102 49
Bob Baumhower is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Bob Baumhower Lineman, Defensive lineman

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98 50
Pete Stoyanovich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Pete Stoyanovich Placekicker

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78 26
Troy Vincent is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Troy Vincent Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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88 47
Keith Sims is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
JohnFoster added Keith Sims Guard

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113 64
Vern Den Herder is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time
Vern Den Herder Defensive end, Defensive lineman