1988 New England Patriots 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
9-7-0 0-0 4293 2173 2120 38 264 4681 2582 2099 35 272
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The New England Patriots' twenty-ninth season was in 1988, and it was the fifth season Raymond Berry served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 9-7-0, 7-1-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road. At the end of the season, John Stephens was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Jets 28-3
Week 2 @ Minnesota Vikings 6-36
Week 3 Buffalo Bills 14-16
Week 4 @ Houston Oilers 6-31
Week 5 Indianapolis Colts 21-17
Week 6 @ Green Bay Packers 3-45
Week 7 Cincinnati Bengals 27-21
Week 8 @ Buffalo Bills 20-23
Week 9 Chicago Bears 30-7
Week 10 Miami Dolphins 21-10
Week 11 @ New York Jets 14-13
Week 12 @ Miami Dolphins 6-3
Week 13 @ Indianapolis Colts 21-24
Week 14 Seattle Seahawks 13-7
Week 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-7
Week 16 @ Denver Broncos 10-21


Head Coach: Raymond Berry Assistant Head Coach: Rod Humenuik Quarterbacks Coach: Les Steckel, John Polonchek Wide Receivers Coach: Les Steckel, Harold Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Rod Humenuik Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Guy Morriss Tight Ends Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Backfield Coach: Bobby Grier Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Linebackers Coach: Don Shinnick Defensive Backfield Coach: Jim Carr Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek Staff Assistant: Don Blackmon Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jerry Simmons