The 0-for-11 Club

The Dolphins again came close Monday night at Pittsburgh, but the bottom was an 11th loss in 11 games. The Dolphins became the ninth team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to start 0-11, and Coach Cam Cameron is the fourth head coach to start 0-11 in his first season with a new team.

Here's the complete list of the previous eight teams that started 0-11, along with the game where they snapped their 0-fer slide, their final record and the coach information.

2001 DETROIT LIONS

First victory: Game 13

Final record: 2-14

Head coach: Marty Mornhinweg, 1st year, coached team for 2 seasons

2000 SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

First victory: Game 12

Final record: 1-15

Head coach: Mike Riley, 2nd year, coached team for 3 seasons

1986 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

First victory: Game 14

Final record: 3-13

Head coach: Rod Dowhower, 2nd year, fired after 13 games and replaced by Ron Meyer

1984 BUFFALO BILLS

First victory: Game 12

Final record: 2-14

Head coach: Kay Stephenson, 2nd year, coached team for 2-plus seasons (fired after 4 games in 1985)

1980 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

First victory: Game 15

Final record: 1-15

Head coach: Dick Nolan, 3rd year, fired after 12 games and replaced by Dick Stanfel

1977 TAMPA BAY BUCS

First victory: Game 13

Final record: 2-12

Head coach: John McKay, 2nd year, coached team for 9 seasons

1976 TAMPA BAY BUCS

First victory: None

Final record: 0-14

Head coach: John McKay, 1st year, coached team for 9 seasons

1975 SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

First victory: Game 12

Final record: 2-12

Head coach: Tommy Prothro, 2nd year, coached team for 4-plus seasons (resigned after 4 games in 1978)


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