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1988 New England Patriots season
Head Coach Raymond Berry
General Manager Patrick Sullivan
Home Field Sullivan Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers RB John Stephens
LB Johnny Rembert
LB Andre Tippett
Uniform
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Timeline
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The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's 1988 season with a record of nine wins and seven losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.

Staff

New England Patriots 1988 staff
Front Office
  • Chairman/CEO – Victor Kiam
  • Vice Chairman – Fran Murray
  • President – Billy Sullivan
  • Vice President – Bucko Kilroy
  • General Manager – Patrick Sullivan
  • Director of Player Development – Dick Steinberg
  • Director of College Scouting – Joe Mendes
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Bill McPeak

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Line – Eddie Khayat
  • Assistant Defensive Line – Ray Hamilton
  • Linebackers – Don Shinnick
  • Defensive Backfield – Jim Carr

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 4, 1988 New York Jets W 28–3 1–0
44,027
2 September 11, 1988 at Minnesota Vikings L 36–6 1–1
55,545
3 September 18, 1988 Buffalo Bills L 16–14 1–2
55,945
4 September 25, 1988 at Houston Oilers L 31–6 1–3
38,646
5 October 2, 1988 Indianapolis Colts W 21–17 2–3
58,050
6 October 9, 1988 at Green Bay Packers L 45–3 2–4
51,932
7 October 16, 1988 Cincinnati Bengals W 27–21 3–4
59,969
8 October 23, 1988 at Buffalo Bills L 23–20 3–5
76,824
9 October 30, 1988 Chicago Bears W 30–7 4–5
60,821
10 November 6, 1988 Miami Dolphins W 21–10 5–5
60,840
11 November 13, 1988 at New York Jets W 14–13 6–5
48,358
12 November 20, 1988 at Miami Dolphins W 6–3 7–5
53,526
13 November 27, 1988 at Indianapolis Colts L 24–21 7–6
58,157
14 December 4, 1988 Seattle Seahawks W 13–7 8–6
59,086
15 December 11, 1988 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 10–7 9–6
39,889
16 December 17, 1988 at Denver Broncos L 21–10 9–7
70,910

Standings

AFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 12 4 0 .750 7–1 10–2 329 237 L1
Indianapolis Colts 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 354 315 W1
New England Patriots 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 250 284 L1
New York Jets 8 7 1 .531 3–5 6–7–1 372 354 W2
Miami Dolphins 6 10 0 .375 0–8 3–9 319 380 L1

Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1988 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes

See also

  • New England Patriots seasons
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Phoenix Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1988 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXIII
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