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. The Patriots played their home games at Sullivan Stadium. 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

1988 New England Patriots Coaching Staff

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 Tight Ends Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Backfield Coach: Bobby Grier Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Guy Morriss Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Don Shinnick Defensive Backfield Coach: Jim Carr Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Special Assistant to the Head Coach: John Polonchek Staff Assistant: Don Blackmon Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jerry Simmons