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. The Bengals played their home games at Riverfront Stadium. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC Central, 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 Coach: Dick LeBeau Special Teams Coach: Mike Stock Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kim Wood