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. 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 (Secondary) Coach: Pete Carroll Special Teams Coach: Tom Batta Consultant: Bud Grant Coaching Office Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg