The Miami Dolphins record a 26-10 victory over the San Diego Chargers in a Monday night game at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The game originally was scheduled to be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, but was moved because of the wildfires that devastated Southern California. After arriving in San Diego Sunday evening, the Miami Dolphins boarded a flight to Phoenix the morning of the game, at approximately 11:00 a.m. (PT).
The Miami Dolphins improve their Thanksgiving Day record to 4-1 with a 40-21 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. The Miami Dolphins wore their "throwback" jerseys, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1973 team that captured the club's second straight Super Bowl title.
At halftime of a 34-27 loss to Philadelphia at Pro Player Stadium, former wide receivers Mark Duper and Mark Clayton become the 14th and 15th members of the Miami Dolphin Honor Roll.
In a 20-3 win over the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium, DE Jason Taylor registers three sacks, and in the process becomes the Miami Dolphins' all-time sack leader, surpassing Bill Stanfill, whose mark of 67.5 had stood since 1976.
Owner H. Wayne Huizenga announces that the Miami Dolphins will restructure their football operations for the 2004 season, including the search for a General Manager who will be responsible for all personnel matters on both the professional and college levels, as well as the makeup of the Miami Dolphins roster. Head Coach Dave Wannstedt is given a two-year contract extension through the 2006 season.