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 2-1 6880 3635 3245 32 409 6109 3887 2222 44 374
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The Cincinnati Bengals' twenty-first season was in 1988, and it was the fifth season Sam Wyche served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 20-16.


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: Sam Wyche Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Coslet Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau Wide Receivers Coach: Bruce Coslet Offensive Line Coach: Jim McNally Running Backs Coach: Jim Anderson Tight Ends Coach: Bill Johnson Defensive Line Coach: Bill Urbanik Linebackers Coach: Dick Selcer Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Dick LeBeau Special Teams Coach: Mike Stock Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kim Wood