1988 Phoenix Cardinals season

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1988 Phoenix Cardinals season
Head coach Gene Stallings
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Sun Devil Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 4th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1988 season was the Cardinals' first season in Phoenix.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1988 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 at Cincinnati Bengals L 21–14
50,404
2 September 12, 1988 Dallas Cowboys L 17–14
67,139
3 September 18, 1988 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 30–24
35,034
4 September 25, 1988 Washington Redskins W 30–21
61,973
5 October 2, 1988 at Los Angeles Rams W 41–27
49,830
6 October 9, 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers W 31–14
53,278
7 October 16, 1988 at Washington Redskins L 33–17
54,402
8 October 23, 1988 Cleveland Browns L 29–21
61,261
9 October 30, 1988 at Dallas Cowboys W 16–10
42,196
10 November 6, 1988 San Francisco 49ers W 24–23
64,544
11 November 13, 1988 New York Giants W 24–17
65,324
12 November 20, 1988 at Houston Oilers L 38–20
43,843
13 November 27, 1988 at Philadelphia Eagles L 31–21
57,918
14 December 4, 1988 at New York Giants L 44–7
73,438
15 December 10, 1988 Philadelphia Eagles L 23–17
54,832
16 December 18, 1988 Green Bay Packers L 26–17
44,586

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Philadelphia Eagles(3) 10 6 0 .625 6–2 8–4 379 319
New York Giants 10 6 0 .625 5–3 9–5 359 304
Washington Redskins 7 9 0 .438 4–4 6–6 345 387
Phoenix Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 3–5 6–6 344 398
Dallas Cowboys 3 13 0 .188 2–6 3–9 265 381

1988 Team Starters

Offense

15 Neil Lomax     QB
30 Stump Mitchell RB
31 Earl Ferrell   FB
84 J.T. Smith     WR
81 Roy Green      WR
80 Robert Awalt   TE
67 Luis Sharpe    LT
64 Todd Peat      LG
70 Derek Kennard  C
61 Lance Smith    RG
63 Tootie Robbins RT

Defense

72 Rod Saddler    LDE
79 Bob Clasby     LDT
60 Steve Alvord   RDT
78 Freddie Nunn   RDE
55 Anthony Bell   LB
57 Niko Noga      LB
54 E.J. Junior    LB
41 Carl Carter    LCB
47 Cedric Mack    RCB
46 Tim McDonald   SS
43 Lonnie Young   FS
17 Al Del Greco   K
11 Greg Horne     P
36 Vai Sikahema   PR/KR

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]