1988 Minnesota Vikings 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
11-5-0 1-1 6167 4204 1963 33 349 4805 2895 1910 58 282
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The Minnesota Vikings' twenty-eighth season was in 1988, and it was the third season Jerry Burns served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 34-9.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Buffalo Bills 10-13
Week 2 New England Patriots 36-6
Week 3 @ Chicago Bears 31-7
Week 4 Philadelphia Eagles 23-21
Week 5 @ Miami Dolphins 7-24
Week 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-13
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 14-34
Week 8 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 49-20
Week 9 @ San Francisco 49ers 21-24
Week 10 Detroit Lions 44-17
Week 11 @ Dallas Cowboys 43-3
Week 12 Indianapolis Colts 12-3
Week 13 @ Detroit Lions 23-0
Week 14 New Orleans Saints 45-3
Week 15 @ Green Bay Packers 6-18
Week 16 Chicago Bears 28-27

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Los Angeles Rams 28-17
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 9-34

Coaches

Head Coach: Jerry Burns Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker Defensive Coordinator: Floyd Peters Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Rehbein Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Running Backs Coach: John Brunner Tight Ends Coach: Tom Batta Offensive Assistant Coach: Jerry Brown Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Linebackers Coach: Monte Kiffin Defensive Backs Coach: Pete Carroll Special Teams Coach: Tom Batta Consultant: Bud Grant Coaching Office Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg