1988 New England Patriots season

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1988 New England Patriots season
Head coach Raymond Berry
General manager Patrick Sullivan
Owner Victor Kiam
Home field Sullivan Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Division place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers RB John Stephens
LB Johnny Rembert
LB Andre Tippett
AP All-Pros T Bruce Armstrong (2nd team)
LB Andre Tippett (2nd team)
Uniform
AFC-1988-1989-Uniform-NE.PNG
Timeline
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The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's 1988 season with a record of nine wins and seven losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1988 New England Patriots staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Raymond Berry
  • Assistant Head Coach-Offense – Rod Humenuik
  • Special Assistant to Head Coach – John Polonchek

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Dante Scarnecchia

Strength and conditioning

Roster[edit]

1988 New England Patriots roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 New York Jets W 28–3 1–0
44,027
2 September 11, 1988 at Minnesota Vikings L 36–6 1–1
55,545
3 September 18, 1988 Buffalo Bills L 16–14 1–2
55,945
4 September 25, 1988 at Houston Oilers L 31–6 1–3
38,646
5 October 2, 1988 Indianapolis Colts W 21–17 2–3
58,050
6 October 9, 1988 at Green Bay Packers L 45–3 2–4
51,932
7 October 16, 1988 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–21 3–4
59,969
8 October 23, 1988 at Buffalo Bills L 23–20 3–5
76,824
9 October 30, 1988 Chicago Bears W 30–7 4–5
60,821
10 November 6, 1988 Miami Dolphins W 21–10 5–5
60,840
11 November 13, 1988 at New York Jets W 14–13 6–5
48,358
12 November 20, 1988 at Miami Dolphins W 6–3 7–5
53,526
13 November 27, 1988 at Indianapolis Colts L 24–21 7–6
58,157
14 December 4, 1988 Seattle Seahawks W 13–7 8–6
59,086
15 December 11, 1988 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 10–7 9–6
39,889
16 December 17, 1988 at Denver Broncos L 21–10 9–7
70,910

Game summaries[edit]

Week 5[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 0 7 0 10 17
• Patriots 0 7 0 14 21

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Standings[edit]

AFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills(2) 12 4 0 .750 7–1 10–2 329 237 L1
Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 354 315 W1
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 250 284 L1
New York Jets 8 7 1 .531 3–5 6–7–1 372 354 W2
Miami Dolphins 6 10 0 .375 0–8 3–9 319 380 L1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 New England Patriots starters and roster". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-19.