1988 New Orleans Saints season

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1988 New Orleans Saints season
Head coach Jim Mora
General manager Jim Finks
Owner Tom Benson
Home field Louisiana Superdome
Results
Record 10–6
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1987 1989 >

The 1988 New Orleans Saints season was the team's 22nd as a member of the National Football League. They were unable to match their previous season's output of 12–3, winning only ten games[1] and failing to qualify for the playoffs.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1988 New Orleans Saints staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Joe Marciano

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Russell Paternostro

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Schedule[edit]

1988 Team Starters

Offense

3 Bobby Hebert                QB
21 Dalton Hilliard            RB
23 Buford Jordan              FB
84 Eric Martin                WR
87 Lonzell Hill               WR
82 John Tice                  TE
85 Hoby Brenner               TE
72 Jim Dombrowski             LT
63 Brad Edelman               LG
60 Steve Korte                C
61 Joel Hilgenberg            RG
67 Stan Brock                 RT

Defense

73 Frank Warren               LDE
99 Tony Elliott               NT
94 Jim Wilks                  RDE
57 Rickey Jackson             LB
51 Sam Mills                  LB
53 Vaughan Johnson            LB
56 Pat Swilling               LB
44 Dave Waymer                LCB
22 Van Jakes                  RCB
27 Antonio Gibson             SS
39 Brett Maxie                FS

Kicking Team

7 Morten Andersen              K
10 Brian Hansen                P
37 Mel Gray                    PR/KR






Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 San Francisco 49ers L 34–33
66,357
2 September 11, 1988 at Atlanta Falcons W 29–21
48,901
3 September 18, 1988 at Detroit Lions W 22–14
32,943
4 September 25, 1988 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 13–9
66,671
5 October 3, 1988 Dallas Cowboys W 20–17
68,474
6 October 9, 1988 at San Diego Chargers W 23–17
42,693
7 October 16, 1988 at Seattle Seahawks W 20–19
63,569
8 October 23, 1988 Los Angeles Raiders W 20–6
66,249
9 October 30, 1988 Los Angeles Rams L 12–10
68,238
10 November 6, 1988 at Washington Redskins L 27–24
54,183
11 November 13, 1988 at Los Angeles Rams W 14–10
63,305
12 November 20, 1988 Denver Broncos W 42–0
68,075
13 November 27, 1988 New York Giants L 13–12
66,526
14 December 4, 1988 at Minnesota Vikings L 45–3
61,215
15 December 11, 1988 at San Francisco 49ers L 30–17
62,977
16 December 18, 1988 Atlanta Falcons W 10–9
60,566

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(2) San Francisco 49ers 10 6 0 .625 4–2 8–4 369 294 L1
(5) Los Angeles Rams 10 6 0 .625 4–2 8–4 407 293 W3
New Orleans Saints 10 6 0 .625 3–3 6–6 312 283 W1
Atlanta Falcons 5 11 0 .313 1–5 4–8 244 315 L3

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988 New Orleans Saints
  2. ^ "All-Time Roster". NewOrleansSaints.com. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 381. Retrieved February 25, 2011.