1988 Detroit Lions 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
4-12-0 0-0 3405 2162 1243 33 226 5316 3279 2037 36 334
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The Detroit Lions' fifty-ninth season was in 1988, and it was the fourth season Darryl Rogers served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. They finished the season 4-12-0, 2-6-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Atlanta Falcons 31-17
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Rams 10-17
Week 3 New Orleans Saints 14-22
Week 4 New York Jets 10-17
Week 5 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-20
Week 6 Chicago Bears 7-24
Week 7 @ New York Giants 10-30
Week 8 @ Kansas City Chiefs 7-6
Week 9 New York Giants 10-13
Week 10 @ Minnesota Vikings 17-44
Week 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-23
Week 12 @ Green Bay Packers 19-9
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 0-23
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 30-14
Week 15 @ Chicago Bears 12-13
Week 16 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-21


Head Coach: Darryl Rogers Offensive Coordinator: Bob Baker Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes Wide Receivers Coach: Lew Carpenter Offensive Line Coach: Bill Muir Running Backs Coach: Vic Rapp Tight Ends Coach: Don Doll Offensive Assistant Coach: Mouse Davis Defensive Line Coach: Dick Modzelewski Linebackers Coach: Mike Murphy Outside Linebackers Coach: Willie Shaw Inside Linebackers Coach: Mike Murphy Secondary Coach: Wayne Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Carl Battershell General Manager: Russ Thomas Administrative Assistant: Don Doll Head Trainer: Kent Falb Summer Internship: Mose Rison