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1988 Washington Redskins season

 

1988 Washington Redskins season

1988 Washington Redskins season
Head coach Joe Gibbs
Home field RFK Stadium
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 3rd NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1987 1989 >

The 1988 Washington Redskins began with the team trying to improve on their 11–4 record from 1987, when they won Super Bowl XXII. The Redskins failed to qualify for the playoffs. They were the seventh team in NFL history to enter a season as the defending Super Bowl champion and miss the playoffs.[1]

Contents

  • Offseason 1
    • NFL Draft 1.1
  • Regular season 2
    • Schedule 2.1
    • Standings 2.2
  • Awards and honors 3
  • References 4

Offseason

NFL Draft

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 5, 1988 at New York Giants L 27–20 ABC 8:00et
76,417
2 September 11, 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–29 NBC 1:00et
54,083
3 September 18, 1988 Philadelphia Eagles W 17–10 CBS 1:00et
53,920
4 September 25, 1988 at Phoenix Cardinals L 30–21 CBS 4:00et
61,973
5 October 2, 1988 New York Giants L 24–23 CBS 1:00et
54,601
6 October 9, 1988 at Dallas Cowboys W 35–17 CBS 1:00et
63,325
7 October 16, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals W 33–17 CBS 1:00et
54,402
8 October 23, 1988 at Green Bay Packers W 20–17 CBS 4:00et
51,767
9 October 30, 1988 at Houston Oilers L 41–17 ESPN 8:00et
48,781
10 November 6, 1988 New Orleans Saints W 27–24 CBS 4:00et
54,183
11 November 13, 1988 Chicago Bears L 34–14 CBS 1:00et
52,418
12 November 21, 1988 at San Francisco 49ers L 37–21 ABC 9:00et
59,268
13 November 27, 1988 Cleveland Browns L 17–13 NBC 1:00et
51,604
14 December 4, 1988 at Philadelphia Eagles W 20–19 CBS 1:00et
65,947
15 December 11, 1988 Dallas Cowboys L 24–17 CBS 1:00et
51,526
16 December 17, 1988 at Cincinnati Bengals L 20–17 CBS 12:30et
52,157

Standings

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

17 Doug Williams     QB
32 Craig McEwan      RB
36 Timmy Smith       FB
81 Art Monk          WR
84 Gary Clark        WR
85 Don Warren        TE
66 Joe Jacoby        LT
63 Raleigh McKenzie  LG
53 Jeff Bostic       C
73 Mark May          RG
79 Jim Lachey        RT

Defense

71 Charles Mann     LDE
65 Dave Butz        LDT
77 Darryl Grant     RDT
72 Dexter Manley    RDT
51 Monte Coleman    LB
52 Neal Olkewicz    LB
58 Wilber Marshall  LB
45 Barry Wilburn    LCB
28 Darrell Green    RCB
40 Alvin Walton     SS
23 Todd Bowles      FS
8 Chip Lohmiller    K
15 Greg Coleman     P
80 Derrick Shepherd PR
22 Jamie Morris     KR

Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 256


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