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1988 Los Angeles Raiders season
Head Coach Mike Shanahan
Home Field Los Angeles Coliseum
Results
Record 7–9
Place 3rd AFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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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.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
6Los Angeles RaidersTim BrownWide ReceiverNotre Dame
9Los Angeles RaidersTerry McDanielCornerbackTennessee
255Los Angeles RaidersNewt HarrellOffensive tackleWTAMU

Regular seasonEdit

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

ScheduleEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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

RosterEdit

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Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists
  • Currently vacant

Awards and recordsEdit

  • 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. [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1990 NFL Pro Set trading card, Tim Brown, Card No. 150, Pro Set Properties
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NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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