WhatIfSports.com “played” the 1967 Green Bay Packers against the 1973 Miami Dolphins 1,000 times. The 1967 Green Bay Packers win 52% of the time by an average score of 20-17. An example boxscore with a similar outcome is below.
1967 Green Bay Packers  at  1973 Miami Dolphins
Final - 12/18/2007 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
1967 Green Bay Packers 0 10 7 3 20
1973 Miami Dolphins 0 7 0 10 17
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter
MIA7:19TDMercury Morris 32 yd. run (Yepremian kick)0-7
GRE4:20TDBen Wilson 18 yd. run (Chandler kick)7-7
GRE0:00FGDon Chandler 40 yds. 10-7
3rd Quarter
GRE7:15TDDonny Anderson 9 yd. pass from Starr (Chandler kick)17-7
4th Quarter
MIA4:12TDMercury Morris 43 yd. run (Yepremian kick)17-14
MIA0:46FGGaro Yepremian 52 yds. 17-17
GRE0:00FGDon Chandler 45 yds. 20-17
 
Team Statistics
 1967 Green Bay Packers1973 Miami Dolphins
First Downs 17 20
- Rushing 9 9
- Passing 7 10
- Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Eff 4/13 7/15
4th Down Eff 0/0 0/0
Rushes-Yards 42-171 34-213
Avg Rush 4.1 6.3
Comp-Att-Int 11-17-2 14-27-0
Passing Yards 145 129
Sacks-Yards 2-14 2-9
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Punts-Avg 6-37.0 5-42.0
KR-Avg 4-26.5 3-13.0
PR-Avg 5-9.2 6-6.7
Penalties-Yard 3-30 5-45
Time of Possession 29:05 30:55

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1967 Green Bay Packers Individual Stats   1973 Miami Dolphins Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'67 Jim Grabowski 15 76 0 16 0
'67 Ben Wilson 10 38 0 18 1
'67 Elijah Pitts 3 26 0 14 0
'67 Donny Anderson 12 22 0 7 0
'67 Bart Starr 2 9 0 7 0
 
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'73 Mercury Morris 13 133 2 43 2
'73 Larry Csonka 16 63 0 13 0
'73 Paul Warfield 1 12 0 12 0
'73 Jim Kiick 4 5 0 4 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'67 Boyd Dowler 3 61 2 0 37 0
'67 Carroll Dale 4 54 1 0 24 0
'67 Donny Anderson 2 18 0 0 9 1
'67 Elijah Pitts 1 15 0 0 15 0
'67 Ben Wilson 1 11 0 0 11 0
 
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'73 Marlin Briscoe 4 39 0 0 16 0
'73 Paul Warfield 3 37 0 0 17 0
'73 Jim Mandich 3 35 0 0 17 0
'73 Mercury Morris 1 12 0 0 12 0
'73 Jim Kiick 2 10 0 0 5 0
'73 Larry Csonka 1 5 0 0 5 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'67 Bart Starr 11 17 159 1 2
 
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'73 Bob Griese 14 27 138 0 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'67 Don Chandler 40,45 -
 
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'73 Garo Yepremian 52 50,48

Player of the Game:
'73 Mercury Morris (1973 Miami Dolphins)
TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F1st Quarter Play by Play
1973 Miami (MIA) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 300 - 0K1973 Miami (MIA) prepares to kickoff.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 8 and return it to the GRE 42.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 14:50
14:501/10own 420 - 0221 Wilson picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
14:132/9own 430 - 0230 Wilson pounds ahead for 11 yards.
13:331/10460 - 0221 Grabowski picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
12:532/9450 - 0230 Starr overthrows Anderson and the pass is incomplete.
12:483/9450 - 0131Starr's pass is intercepted.
Doug Swift returns the interception to the MIA 41.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 12:39
12:391/10own 410 - 0221 Csonka picks up 11 yards on a draw play before running out of bounds.
11:541/10480 - 0212 Csonka gets 1 yard on a pitch right.
11:192/9470 - 0212 Griese's pass is just out of reach of Warfield. Incomplete pass.
11:123/9470 - 0140 Morris picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
10:324/7450 - 0P1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a punt.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 11.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 10:21
10:211/10own 110 - 0221 Wilson rushes for 4 yards off tackle right.
9:392/6own 150 - 0230 Anderson pounds ahead for 1 yard.
9:033/5own 160 - 0230 Starr's pass is to Wilson. Tackled immediately for a 11 yd gain.
8:211/10own 270 - 0131 Anderson picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
7:462/9own 280 - 0212 Grabowski is caught behind the line for a loss of 1 yard.
7:083/10own 270 - 0230 Starr completes the pass to Dowler who makes a nice catch, sheds a tackle before getting leveled. 26 yd gain.
6:211/10470 - 0212 Anderson picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
PENALTY on MIA: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards enforced on the MIA 45. Automatic First Down.
6:181/10300 - 0212 Anderson is stopped at the line.
5:372/10300 - 0212 Wilson pounds ahead for 3 yards.
PENALTY on GRE: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the MIA 30 - NO PLAY.
5:342/20400 - 0230 Wilson carries, but is tackled for no gain.
4:513/20400 - 0230 Starr overthrows Anderson and the pass is incomplete.
4:454/20400 - 0P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the MIA 14.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 4:36
4:361/10own 140 - 0212 Csonka picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
4:022/9own 150 - 0131 Morris picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
3:283/8own 160 - 0230 Griese overthrows Csonka and the pass is incomplete.
3:234/8own 160 - 0P1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a punt.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the MIA 46.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 3:12
3:121/10460 - 0221 Grabowski rushes for 5 yards off tackle right.
2:332/5410 - 0212 Grabowski picks up 10 yards on a draw play.
1:531/10310 - 0212 PENALTY on MIA: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the MIA 31 - NO PLAY.
1:531/5260 - 0221Starr is sacked by Doug Swift for 7 yards.
1:082/12330 - 0131 Grabowski gets 4 yards on a pitch right, and runs out of bounds.
0:263/8290 - 0140Starr's pass is off the mark and intercepted.
Dick Anderson returns the interception to the MIA 25.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 0:20
0:201/10own 250 - 0212 Csonka picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
0:002/8own 270 - 0212Time Expires
End of 1st Quarter ... 1967 Green Bay: 0 1973 Miami: 0

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F2nd Quarter Play by Play
15:002/8own 270 - 0230 Griese tosses the ball just out of reach of Briscoe. Incomplete pass.
14:563/8own 270 - 0131 Griese's pass is to Briscoe who makes the catch and falls forward for a 11 yd gain.
14:091/10own 380 - 0131Griese is sacked by Ray Nitschke for 5 yards.
13:262/15own 330 - 0131 Morris pounds ahead for 5 yards.
12:453/10own 380 - 0230 Griese hits Morris who makes the catch and falls forward for a 12 yd gain.
11:591/10500 - 0221 Csonka pounds ahead for 2 yards.
11:232/8480 - 0212 Griese's pass is just out of the reach of Csonka.
11:183/8480 - 0140 Griese zips the short pass to Briscoe who makes the catch and falls forward for a 5 yd gain.
10:324/3430 - 0P1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a punt.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 5.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 10:21
10:211/10own 50 - 0212 Wilson rushes for a loss of 4 yards.
9:422/14own 10 - 0230 Anderson rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
9:063/12own 30 - 0140 Grabowski picks up 8 yards on a draw play.
8:224/4own 110 - 0P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the GRE 46.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 8:12
8:121/10460 - 0131 Morris rushes for 14 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
7:281/10320 - 0221 Morris picks up 32 yards off tackle left.
1973 Miami scores a touchdown!
7:19PAT 0 - 6FG1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 2 plays, 46 yds, 0:53
1973 Miami (MIA) at 7:19
7:19Kickoffown 300 - 7K1973 Miami (MIA) prepares to kickoff.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 9 and return it to the GRE 37.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 7:10
7:101/10own 370 - 7131 Grabowski gains 4 yards up the middle.
6:342/6own 410 - 7140 Grabowski picks up 16 yards on a draw play.
5:501/10430 - 7212 Anderson picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
5:112/9420 - 7230 Starr's short pass is to Dale. Catch is good and Dale gets big yardage for a 24 yd gain.
4:271/10180 - 7212 Wilson gains 18 yards up the middle.
1967 Green Bay scores a touchdown!
4:20PAT 6 - 7FG1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 5 plays, 63 yds, 2:50
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 4:20
4:20Kickoffown 307 - 7K1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1973 Miami (MIA) catch the ball at the MIA 5 and return it to the MIA 19.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 4:14
4:141/10own 197 - 7221 Morris picks up 5 yards off tackle left.
3:322/5own 247 - 7140 Csonka picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
2:573/4own 257 - 7230 Griese's short pass is to Warfield who holds on to the ball, makes a few guys miss for a 17 yd gain.
2:101/10own 427 - 7212 Morris gains 14 yards on a sweep left.
2:001/10447 - 7131*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:001/10447 - 7212 Griese completes the pass to Warfield. Catch is good and Warfield gets some yardage for a 15 yd gain.
PENALTY on GRE: Defensive Holding, declined.
1:531/10297 - 7212*** 1973 Miami (MIA) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:531/10297 - 7131Griese is sacked by Dave Robinson for 4 yards.
1:302/14337 - 7212 Griese's pass is just out of reach of Warfield. Incomplete pass.
1:243/14337 - 7131 Griese's pass is just out of reach of Mandich. Incomplete pass.
1:194/14337 - 7FG1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a FG attempt.
Yepremian's 50 yd. field goal attempt is wide left.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 1:15
1:151/10own 407 - 7131 Grabowski gets 2 yards on a pitch right, and runs out of bounds.
1:112/8own 427 - 7131 Pitts picks up 12 yards off tackle left.
1:051/10467 - 7131*** 1967 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:051/10467 - 7212 Starr hits Pitts who makes the catch and falls forward for a 15 yd gain.
0:561/10317 - 7212*** 1967 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:561/10317 - 7221 Starr's pass is to Anderson who makes the catch and falls forward for a 9 yd gain.
0:382/1227 - 7212 Starr tosses the ball out to Dowler. Tackled for a loss of 2 yds before getting run out of bounds.
0:353/3247 - 7230 Wilson gains 1 yard up the middle.
0:034/2237 - 7230*** 1967 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:034/2237 - 7FG1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a FG attempt.
Chandler's 40 yd. field goal hooks through the uprights!
Drive Summary: 6 plays, 37 yds, 1:12
End of 2nd Quarter ... 1967 Green Bay: 10 1973 Miami: 7

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F3rd Quarter Play by Play
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 3010 - 7K1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1973 Miami (MIA) catch the ball at the MIA 10 and return it to the MIA 31.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 14:52
14:521/10own 3110 - 7131 Csonka picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
14:102/6own 3510 - 7230 Morris picks up 11 yards off tackle left.
13:271/10own 4610 - 7212 Csonka gains 7 yards up the middle.
12:472/34710 - 7212 Morris pounds ahead for 8 yards.
12:101/103910 - 7212 Csonka gains 1 yard up the middle before losing the ball.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) recovers the ball and runs to the GRE 35.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 12:03
12:031/10own 3510 - 7221 Grabowski carries, but is tackled for a loss of 4 yards.
11:282/14own 3110 - 7230 Starr's short pass is to Dale who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 11 yd gain before getting out of bounds.
10:423/3own 4210 - 7230 Starr's pass is to Dale. Catch is good and Dale gets some yardage for a 13 yd gain.
10:011/104510 - 7212 Anderson gains 3 yards up the middle.
9:262/74210 - 7212 Grabowski rushes for 16 yards off tackle right.
8:441/102610 - 7212 Pitts gains 14 yards up the middle.
8:011/101210 - 7221 Wilson gains 3 yards up the middle.
7:202/7910 - 7212 Starr's pass is to Anderson who catches the ball and walks into the endzone.
1967 Green Bay scores a touchdown!
7:15PAT 16 - 7FG1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 8 plays, 65 yds, 4:48
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 7:15
7:15Kickoffown 3017 - 7K1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1973 Miami (MIA) catch the ball at the MIA 13 and return it to the MIA 17.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 7:11
7:111/10own 1717 - 7212 Morris carries, but is tackled for no gain.
6:312/10own 1717 - 7230 Griese's short pass is to Kiick who makes the catch and falls forward for a 5 yd gain.
5:463/5own 2217 - 7122 Griese's pass is to Mandich who gets a few steps before being run out of bounds for a 16 yd gain.
5:021/10own 3817 - 7131 Csonka picks his way for 13 yards.
4:171/104917 - 7212 Csonka gains 9 yards up the middle.
3:322/14017 - 7122 Kiick carries, but is tackled for no gain.
2:573/14017 - 7221 Griese zips the short pass to Kiick who makes the catch and falls forward for a 5 yd gain.
2:171/103517 - 7212 Csonka rushes for 4 yards off tackle right.
1:332/63117 - 7140 Griese hits Sellers but in and out of his hands.
1:293/63117 - 7230 Griese overthrows Warfield and the pass is incomplete.
1:234/63117 - 7FG1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a FG attempt.
Yepremian's 48 yd. field goal attempt is no good.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 1:19
1:191/10own 3817 - 7212 Grabowski gains 1 yard up the middle.
0:402/9own 3917 - 7131 Anderson picks up 7 yards on a draw play.
0:043/2own 4617 - 7122 Pitts gets back to the line of scrimmage.
0:004/2own 4617 - 7PTime Expires
End of 3rd Quarter ... 1967 Green Bay: 17 1973 Miami: 7

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F4th Quarter Play by Play
15:004/2own 4617 - 7P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the MIA 27.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 14:48
14:481/10own 2717 - 7221 PENALTY on GRE: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the MIA 27 - NO PLAY.
14:481/5own 3217 - 7230 Kiick picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
14:072/1own 3617 - 7122 Griese's short pass is to Warfield who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 5 yd gain.
13:251/10own 4117 - 7221 Morris is buried for a loss of 4 yards.
12:442/14own 3717 - 7212 Kiick gets 2 yards on a pitch right.
12:053/12own 3917 - 7230 Griese's pass is just out of reach of Csonka. Incomplete pass.
11:594/12own 3917 - 7P1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a punt.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 33.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 11:46
11:461/10own 3317 - 7221 Anderson picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
11:122/8own 3517 - 7230Starr is sacked by Dick Anderson for 7 yards.
10:283/15own 2817 - 7230 Starr scrambles for 2 yards.
9:474/13own 3017 - 7P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the MIA 44.
PENALTY on MIA: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the MIA 39.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 9:34
9:341/10own 2917 - 7131 Griese overthrows Mandich and the pass is incomplete.
9:292/10own 2917 - 7131 Csonka gains 4 yards on a sweep left.
8:513/6own 3317 - 7122 Griese's pass is to Mandich who makes the catch and falls forward for a 17 yd gain.
8:101/105017 - 7212 Csonka pounds ahead for 2 yards.
7:282/84817 - 7131 Morris rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
6:453/64617 - 7131 Csonka gains 1 yard up the middle.
6:074/54517 - 7P1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a punt.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 11.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 5:57
5:571/10own 1117 - 7212 Anderson rushes for 1 yard off tackle right.
5:172/9own 1217 - 7212 Starr overthrows Fleming and the pass is incomplete.
5:113/9own 1217 - 7140 Wilson pounds ahead for 2 yards.
4:334/7own 1417 - 7P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the GRE 43.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 4:22
4:221/104317 - 7221 Morris gains 43 yards up the middle.
1973 Miami scores a touchdown!
4:12PAT 17 - 13FG1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 1 plays, 43 yds, 0:10
1973 Miami (MIA) at 4:12
4:12Kickoffown 3017 - 14K1973 Miami (MIA) prepares to kickoff.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 8 and return it to the GRE 31.
PENALTY on MIA: Offsides, 5 yards enforced on the GRE 31.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 4:07
4:071/10own 3617 - 14212 Anderson gains 2 yards up the middle.
3:332/8own 3817 - 14212 Grabowski picks up 10 yards off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
3:281/10own 4817 - 14131 Grabowski picks his way to the sidelines for 2 yards. Grabowski runs out of bounds.
3:242/85017 - 14212 Starr scrambles to the sideline for 7 yards, and runs out of bounds.
3:183/14317 - 14221 Starr overthrows Dale and the pass is incomplete.
3:134/14317 - 14P1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1973 Miami (MIA) return it to the MIA 19.
1973 Miami (MIA) at 3:02
3:021/10own 1917 - 14131 Warfield picks up 12 yards on the end around.
2:181/10own 3117 - 14221 Csonka gets back to the line of scrimmage.
2:002/10own 3117 - 14212*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:002/10own 3117 - 14230 Griese completes the pass to Briscoe who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 16 yd gain.
1:531/10own 4717 - 14131 Kiick is buried for a loss of 1 yard before being run out of bounds.
1:492/11own 4617 - 14131 Griese completes the pass to Csonka. Knocked out of bounds immediately for a 5 yd gain.
1:433/64917 - 14131 Griese zips the short pass to Briscoe who makes the catch and falls forward for a 7 yd gain.
1:351/104217 - 14131*** 1973 Miami (MIA) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:351/104217 - 14221 Griese overthrows Mandich and the pass is incomplete.
PENALTY on MIA: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the GRE 42 - NO PLAY.
1:281/20own 4817 - 14212 Griese's long pass is just out of reach of Warfield. Incomplete pass.
PENALTY on GRE: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards enforced on the MIA 48. Automatic First Down.
1:211/103717 - 14131 Griese zips the short pass to Mandich who catches the ball and makes one guy miss before getting tackled for a 2 yd gain.
1:042/83517 - 14230 Griese overthrows Sellers and the pass is incomplete.
0:563/83517 - 14131 Griese's pass is just out of reach of Mandich. Incomplete pass.
0:504/83517 - 14FG1973 Miami (MIA) prepares for a FG attempt.
Yepremian's 52 yd. field goal is good!
Drive Summary: 10 plays, 41 yds, 2:05
1973 Miami (MIA) at 0:46
0:46Kickoffown 3017 - 17K1973 Miami (MIA) prepares to kickoff.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 9 and return it to the GRE 25.
1967 Green Bay (GRE) at 0:43
0:431/10own 2517 - 17131 Starr's pass is to Dowler who makes a nice catch, sheds some tackles before finally being knocked out of bounds. 37 yd gain.
0:351/103817 - 17131 Starr hits Dale who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 6 yd gain.
0:302/43217 - 17212 Wilson picks his way for 2 yards.
0:123/23017 - 17212 Grabowski gets 2 yards on a pitch right, and runs out of bounds.
0:081/102817 - 17221 Anderson gets back to the line of scrimmage.
0:032/102817 - 17221*** 1967 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:032/102817 - 17FG1967 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a FG attempt.
Chandler's 45 yd. field goal slips just inside the upright!
Drive Summary: 5 plays, 47 yds, 0:40
End of 4th Quarter ... 1967 Green Bay: 20 1973 Miami: 17

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