1988 Los Angeles Raiders season

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1988 Los Angeles Raiders season
Head coach Mike Shanahan
Owner Al Davis
Home field Los Angeles Coliseum
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 3rd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1987 1989 >

The 1988 Los Angeles Raiders season was the club’s 29th season in the NFL. Mike Shanahan was hired as head coach, and the club finished with a 7–9 record. The club drafted Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown, making Brown the third person on the Raiders roster to have won the Heisman Trophy. The others being Marcus Allen and Bo Jackson.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
6 Los Angeles Raiders Tim Brown Wide Receiver Notre Dame
9 Los Angeles Raiders Terry McDaniel Cornerback Tennessee
25 Scott Davis Defense tackle Illinois
255 Newt Harrell Offensive tackle WTAMU

Regular season[edit]

Steve Beuerlein threw for 375 yards in a game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 San Diego Chargers W 24–13
39,029
2 September 11, 1988 at Houston Oilers L 38–35
46,050
3 September 18, 1988 Los Angeles Rams L 22–17
84,870
4 September 26, 1988 at Denver Broncos W 30–27
75,964
5 October 2, 1988 Cincinnati Bengals L 45–21
42,594
6 October 9, 1988 Miami Dolphins L 24–14
50,751
7 October 16, 1988 at Kansas City Chiefs W 27–17
77,078
8 October 23, 1988 at New Orleans Saints L 20–6
66,249
9 October 30, 1988 Kansas City Chiefs W 17–10
36,103
10 November 6, 1988 at San Diego Chargers W 13–3
55,134
11 November 13, 1988 at San Francisco 49ers W 9–3
54,448
12 November 20, 1988 Atlanta Falcons L 12–6
40,967
13 November 28, 1988 at Seattle Seahawks L 35–27
62,641
14 December 4, 1988 Denver Broncos W 21–20
65,561
15 December 11, 1988 at Buffalo Bills L 37–21
77,348
16 December 18, 1988 Seattle Seahawks L 43–37
61,127

Season summary[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Chargers 0 3 3 7 13
Raiders 0 14 0 10 24

[1]


Week 2[edit]

Week 3[edit]

Week 4[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
• Raiders 0 0 14 13 3 30
Broncos 7 17 0 3 0 27

[2]


Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Seattle Seahawks(3) 9 7 0 .563 6–2 8–4 339 329
Denver Broncos 8 8 0 .500 3–5 5–7 327 352
Los Angeles Raiders 7 9 0 .438 6–2 6–6 325 369
San Diego Chargers 6 10 0 .375 3–5 4–8 231 332
Kansas City Chiefs 4 11 1 .281 2–6 4–9–1 254 320

Roster[edit]

Oakland Raiders roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Awards and records[edit]

  • Tim Brown, Pro Bowl selection
  • Tim Brown, led all AFC rookies in receiving yardage
  • Tim Brown, led NFL with 26.8 yard average on kickoff return
  • Tim Brown had more total yards rushing, receiving and returning kicks (2,317) than any other rookie in NFL history. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com
  3. ^ 1990 NFL Pro Set trading card, Tim Brown, Card No. 150, Pro Set Properties