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1988 Cincinnati Bengals 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
12-4-0 2-2 6880 3635 3245 32 409 6109 3887 2222 44 374
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1988 was the twenty-first season for the Cincinnati Bengals and the fourth season for Sam Wyche as the head coach of the Bengals. They finished the season 12-4-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 20-16. At the conclusion of the season Boomer Esiason was awarded with the Most Valuable Player.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Phoenix Cardinals 21-14
Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-24
Week 3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17-12
Week 4 Cleveland Browns 24-17
Week 5 @ Los Angeles Raiders 45-21
Week 6 New York Jets 36-19
Week 7 @ New England Patriots 21-27
Week 8 Houston Oilers 44-21
Week 9 @ Cleveland Browns 16-23
Week 10 Pittsburgh Steelers 42-7
Week 11 @ Kansas City Chiefs 28-31
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys 38-24
Week 13 Buffalo Bills 35-21
Week 14 San Diego Chargers 27-10
Week 15 @ Houston Oilers 6-41
Week 16 Washington Redskins 20-17

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Seattle Seahawks 21-13
Conference Championship Buffalo Bills 21-10
Super Bowl vs. San Francisco 49ers 16-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Running Backs Coach: Tight Ends Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Special Teams Coach: Strength and Conditioning Coach: