1988 BC Lions season

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1988 BC Lions season
Head coach Larry Donovan
Home field BC Place Stadium
Results
Record 10–8
Division place 3rd, West
Playoff finish Lost Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL BCL Jersey 1987.png

The 1988 BC Lions finished in third place in the West Division with a 10–8 record. They appeared in the 76th Grey Cup as the team favoured to win, but they lost to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22–21.

Offseason[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

Rd Pick Player Position School

Preseason[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

West Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 18 11 7 0 477 408 22
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 11 7 0 525 452 22
BC Lions 18 10 8 0 489 417 20
Calgary Stampeders 18 6 12 0 395 476 12

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Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 12 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36–3 Win 1–0
2 July 22 vs. Calgary Stampeders 44–31 Win 2–0
3 July 28 at Toronto Argonauts 26–21 Loss 2–1
4 Aug 6 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–21 Loss 2–2
5 Aug 11 vs. Toronto Argonauts 24–12 Loss 2–3
6 Aug 18 at Ottawa Rough Riders 27–20 Win 3–3
7 Aug 25 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 28–10 Win 4–3
8 Sept 1 at Edmonton Eskimos 17–9 Loss 4–4
9 Sept 6 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 24–11 Win 5–4
10 Sept 11 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34–8 Loss 5–5
11 Sept 16 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 36–32 Loss 5–6
12 Sept 23 at Calgary Stampeders 40–22 Loss 5–7
13 Oct 1 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24–23 Win 6–7
14 Oct 7 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25–21 Win 7–7
15 Oct 16 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 28–25 Loss 7–8
16 Oct 23 at Edmonton Eskimos 35–15 Win 8–8
17 Oct 29 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 51–16 Win 9–8
18 Nov 5 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 45–24 Win 10–8

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Awards and records[edit]

1988 CFL All-Stars[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Semi-Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Saskatchewan Roughriders  ?  ?  ?  ? 18
BC Lions  ?  ?  ?  ? 42

West Final[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Edmonton Eskimos  ?  ?  ?  ? 19
BC Lions  ?  ?  ?  ? 37

Grey Cup[edit]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 10 5 3 22
BC Lions 7 8 4 2 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-05-08. Retrieved 2009-03-08. 
  2. ^ "BC Lions All-Time Canadian Football League (CFL) Records". Archived from the original on 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2009-03-08.