The Miami Dolphins celebrated their most amazing victory to date in Week 3 of the 2023 NFL season, captained expertly by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. On Sunday, September 24, he gave a stunning performance at Hard Rock Stadium against the Denver Broncos.
Their victory, a stunning 70-20 rout of the Broncos, came dangerously close to setting a new NFL record. As a result, it invites thought on some of the top team scoring totals in the long history of the league.
5 Highest-scoring team totals in NFL history
Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants
The Washington Redskins won the highest-scoring game in NFL history on November 27, 1966, in a historic matchup against the New York Giants. The Redskins won the intense game 72-41 after scoring an incredible 113 points in 16 touchdowns, 14 extra points, and a field goal.
Miami Dolphins vs. Denver Broncos
The Miami Dolphins thumped the Denver Broncos, 70-20, on September 24, 2023. In this exhibition game against Sean Payton’s team, the Dolphins scored 10 touchdowns under Mike McDaniel’s leadership.
Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Colts
The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Baltimore Colts on October 22, 1950, by a score of 70-27. Their victory was made possible by a great offensive effort that produced 547 yards and saw three different quarterbacks throw touchdown passes. The Rams scored a total of 135 points over the course of two weeks, collecting 1,029 yards in the process.
Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions
On October 29, 1950, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Detroit Lions in a game that would go down in history. With a final score of 65-24, the Rams built up the most passing yards in a game during the 1950 season. The Rams became the only team in modern NFL history to do so in this game, one of two during the 1950 season where they scored more than 60 points.
Chicago Cardinals vs. New York Bulldogs
The Chicago Cardinals defeated the New York Bulldogs 65-20 in a legendary game on November 13, 1949, setting a new record for the Cardinals. They recorded the most first downs in a game this season with an amazing 32 throughout the contest. Two Hall of Famers, Charley Trippi and Bobby Layne, graced the Polo Grounds, NY, where 9,072 screaming spectators gathered to watch this nail-biting match.
Week 4 preview: Dolphins vs. Bills
Josh Allen’s Buffalo Bills and Tua Tagovailoa’s Miami Dolphins will square off in Week 4 of the 2023 NFL season in a battle for first place in the AFC East. The Dolphins enter the game undefeated with a 3-0 record and a victory over the Broncos by a score of 70-20. They’ve achieved this by breaking records with their outstanding shows.
Although not quite as novel, the Bills are also having a great season. They annihilated the Raiders before storming into Commander’s area and winning, which was their second consecutive resounding win. Their record now stands at a fantastic 2-1 thanks to their victory over the Commanders.
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