Don Shula: My Five Favorite Games

Posted Jan 4, 2012

How do you take an NFL record 347 wins and narrow them down to just the top five. That's what Coach Shula did for his exclusive list for

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1. January 14, 1973 - Super Bowl VII: Dolphins 14, Redskins 7
"That was the last game of a perfect season. How can you top that?" -Don Shula
2. January 13, 1974 - Super Bowl VIII: Dolphins 24, Vikings 7
"To go back-to-back, especially the way we did it, had to be very rewarding." - Don Shula
3. December 25, 1971 - Dolphins 27, Chiefs 24 (2 OT)
"That was the longest game ever played. That got us turned around as a franchise." - Don Shula
4. December 2, 1985 - Dolphins 38, Bears 24
"That was the best first half of football I've ever been around." -Don Shula
5. November 14, 1993 - Dolphins 19, Eagles 14 (Don Shula's 325th victory, making him the winningest coach in NFL history)
"That broke a record that people never thought would be broken." -Don Shula

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