Orange Bowl - Just two minutes after John Riggins tied the game in the fourth quarter, Uve von Schamann’s 25-yard field goal with 9:39 left in the game gave the Dolphins the game-winning points.
“We played a very good team very evenly and we still didn’t win,” said Mark May. “That really hurts.”
Part of the Redskins’ early season problems seemed to be fading into the distance as they committed just two turnovers and were penalized only three times. The other major source of the team’s woes, the inability to finish off drives and take advantage of opportunities, however, remained.