1988 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-6-0 0-1 5271 3628 1643 35 313 5101 3052 2049 34 320
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The Cleveland Browns' forty-third season was in 1988, and it was the fifth season Marty Schottenheimer served as the head coach of the team. The Browns played their home games at Cleveland Stadium. He resigned from the Browns on Wednesday, December 28, 1988. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Houston Oilers 24-23.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 6-3
Week 2 New York Jets 3-23
Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 23-17
Week 4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17-24
Week 5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 23-9
Week 6 Seattle Seahawks 10-16
Week 7 Philadelphia Eagles 19-3
Week 8 @ Phoenix Cardinals 29-21
Week 9 Cincinnati Bengals 23-16
Week 10 @ Houston Oilers 17-24
Week 11 @ Denver Broncos 7-30
Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers 27-7
Week 13 @ Washington Redskins 17-13
Week 14 Dallas Cowboys 24-21
Week 15 @ Miami Dolphins 31-38
Week 16 Houston Oilers 28-23


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Houston Oilers 23-24

1988 Cleveland Browns Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marty Schottenheimer Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry Defensive Coordinator: Dave Adolph Quarterbacks Coach: Marc Trestman Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Mann Offensive Line Coach: Howard Mudd Special Assistant-Offense: Ray Braun Defensive Line Coach: Tom Pratt Linebackers Coach: Dave Adolph Secondary Coach: Bill Cowher Special Assistant-Defense: Darvin Wallis Special Teams Coach: Kurt Schottenheimer Special Assistant to the Head Coach: Donald "Deek" Pollard Special Assistant: Darvin Wallis Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Assistant Strength Coach: Gary Wroblewski Scouting Administrative Assistant: Debbie Pollom Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy