1988 Detroit Lions (NFL) 4th place NFC Central Division 4-12-0 .250
Head Coach: Wayne Fontes
Head Coach: Darryl Rogers
Offensive Coordinator: Bob Baker
Special Teams/Secondary: Carl Battershell
Receivers: Lew Carpenter
Tight Ends/Administrative Assistant: Don Doll
Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes
Defensive Line: Dick Modzelewski
Offensive Line: Bill Muir
Linebackers: Mike Murphy
Running Backs: Vic Rapp
Defensive Backs: Willie Shaw
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationStadiumAttendanceNotes
Sat8/06/1988ACleveland Browns10-13LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium78065
Thu8/11/1988HSeattle Seahawks13-16LOTPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome37993
Sat8/20/1988ACincinnati Bengals7-24LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium42746
Thu8/25/1988HPhiladelphia Eagles9-27LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome37613
Sun9/04/1988HAtlanta Falcons31-17WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome31075
Sun9/11/1988ALos Angeles Rams10-17LAnaheim, CAAnaheim Stadium46262
Sun9/18/1988HNew Orleans Saints14-22LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome32943
Sun9/25/1988HNew York Jets10-17LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome29250
Sun10/02/1988ASan Francisco 49ers13-20LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park58285
Sun10/09/1988HChicago Bears7-24LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome64526
Sun10/16/1988ANew York Giants10-30LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium74813
Sun10/23/1988AKansas City Chiefs7-6WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium66926
Sun10/30/1988HNew York Giants10-13LOTPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome38354
Sun11/06/1988AMinnesota Vikings17-44LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome55573
Sun11/13/1988HTampa Bay Buccaneers20-23LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome25956
Sun11/20/1988AGreen Bay Packers19-9WMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium44327
Thu11/24/1988HMinnesota Vikings0-23LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome46379
Sun12/04/1988HGreen Bay Packers30-14WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome28124
Sun12/11/1988AChicago Bears12-13LChicago, ILSoldier Field55010
Sun12/18/1988ATampa Bay Buccaneers10-21LTampa, FLTampa Stadium37778

Non-league game. Playoff game.

No.PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.AgeCollegeGPGS
57Dave AhrensLB6'424530Wisconsin80
65Eric AndolsekOG6'227722Louisiana State130
6Jim ArnoldP6'321127Vanderbilt160
93Jerry BallNT6'131224Southern Methodist1616
61Scott BarrowsOG-C6'227825West Virginia161
36Bennie BladesSS6'122122Miami (Florida)1514
80Carl BlandWR5'1118227Virginia Union162
28Lou BrockCB-S5'1017524Southern California20
75Lomas BrownLOT6'428425Florida1616
96Paul ButcherLB6'022625Wayne State (Michigan)160
87Pat CarterTE6'325722Florida State1514
89Jeff ChadwickWR6'319028Grand Valley State108
45Raphel CherryFS6'019427Hawaii163
32Jessie ClarkRB6'023028Louisiana Tech; Arkansas50
55Mike CoferROLB6'524528Tennessee1616
41Paco CraigWR5'1017023UCLA80
77Keith FergusonRDE6'526029Ohio State1414
98Dennis GibsonRILB6'224124Iowa State1616
53Kevin GloverLOG6'228025Maryland1616
62Curtis GreenDE-NT6'326731Alabama State110
34James GriffinS6'219927Middle Tennessee State166
71Gary HaddDE6'427023Minnesota50
12Rusty HilgerQB6'420526Oklahoma State119
17Eric HippleQB6'221131Utah State50
43Jerry HolmesLCB6'217531Chowan JC; West Virginia1616
33Garry JamesRB5'1021425Louisiana State1616
58George JamisonLOLB6'123026Cincinnati1611
30James JonesFB6'223027Florida1414
83Gary LeeWR6'120123Georgia Tech146
81Mark LewisTE6'223727Texas A&M33
50Dannie LockettLB6'225024Sequoias JC; Arizona160
16Chuck LongQB6'421625Iowa77
82Pete MandleyWR5'1019327Northern Arizona1514
29Bruce McNortonRCB5'1117529Georgetown (Kentucky)1616
74Joe MilinichikROG6'529025North Carolina State1515
31Devon MitchellFS6'119426Iowa109
42Randall MorrisRB6'019527Tennessee30
52Steve MottC6'327027Alabama1616
3Eddie MurrayK5'1118832Tulane160
49Tony PaigeFB5'1123526Virginia Tech162
26Carl PainterRB5'918524Hampton120
51Shelton RobinsonLB6'223328North Carolina120
60Reggie RogersDE6'628024Washington52
86Ray RoundtreeWR6'018022Penn State40
84Rob RubickTE6'323428Grand Valley State151
97Dan SaleaumuaNT6'030324Arizona State160
73Harvey SalemROT6'628627California1616
64Eric SandersOT-OG6'728230Nevada-Reno160
72Curt SingerOT6'527927Tennessee30
54Chris SpielmanLILB6'024723Ohio State1616
81Stephen StarringWR5'1017227McNeese State60
94Thomas StrauthersDE6'426927Jackson State100
27Bobby WatkinsCB-S5'1018428Texas State160
35William WhiteCB5'1019822Ohio State160
76Eric WilliamsLDE6'428326Washington State1616
59Jimmy WilliamsLOLB6'323028Nebraska55
38Scott WilliamsRB6'223426Georgia110
18John WitkowskiQB6'120026Columbia20
21Butch WoolfolkRB6'121528Michigan30
TEAM STATSTOP1st2nd3rd4thOT1stDownsRushPassPen3rdDownAttPct4thDownAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals27:2736875146022663141227321733.671258.394804
Opponents Totals32:333493781053334128179279921745.641040.0106869
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Eddie Murray0222395.7202195.2082
Garry James70000042
Pete Mandley50000030
Jeff Chadwick30000018
Carl Bland20000012
George Jamison20000012
Gary Lee1000006
Mark Lewis1000006
Devon Mitchell1000006
Scott Williams1000006
Team Totals23222395.7202195.20220
Opponents Totals34323494.1252986.21313
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Garry James1825523.0355
James Jones963143.3130
Tony Paige522074.0200
Pete Mandley6447.321t1
Carl Painter17422.5130
Rusty Hilger18271.5110
Chuck Long7223.1110
Scott Williams9222.451
Eric Hipple155.050
Carl Bland144.040
Butch Woolfolk144.040
John Witkowski100.000
Team Totals39112433.2357
Opponents Totals51120374.03716
PASSINGATTCOMPCTYDSAVGLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLRTG
Rusty Hilger30612641.215585.15672.3123.93125148.9
Chuck Long1417553.28566.14064.364.31813468.2
Eric Hipple271244.41585.93100.000.032563.5
Jim Arnold100.000.000.000.00039.6
James Jones100.000.000.000.00039.6
John Witkowski100.000.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals47721344.725725.456132.7183.85241055.1
Opponents Totals51333765.736727.251t173.3152.94739385.5
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Mandley4461714.0564
Garry James393829.839t2
James Jones292598.9400
Gary Lee2226111.9181
Carl Bland2130714.6352
Jeff Chadwick2030415.2323
Pat Carter1314511.2310
Tony Paige111009.1150
Stephen Starring58917.8400
Scott Williams34615.3320
Mark Lewis33210.7231
Paco Craig22914.5180
Carl Painter111.010
Team Totals213257212.15613
Opponents Totals337367210.951t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Devon Mitchell310735.790t1
George Jamison35618.752t1
James Griffin23115.5310
Bennie Blades2126.070
Raphel Cherry200.000
Jerry Holmes13232.0320
Jimmy Williams155.050
Bruce McNorton144.040
Team Totals1524716.590t2
Opponents Totals181598.8340
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jim Arnold97411042.4690722483348735.9
Team Totals97411042.4690722483348736.0
Opponents Totals74291539.46701118346234931.7
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Mandley3772877.8250
Carl Bland515911.8240
Team Totals4283468.2250
Opponents Totals57194838.577t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Gary Lee18035519.7390
Carl Painter17034720.4320
Carl Bland8017922.4290
Stephen Starring8013016.3220
Butch Woolfolk409924.8460
Randall Morris204120.5250
Eric Andolsek1033.030
Dan Saleaumua1000.000
Team Totals590115419.6460
Opponents Totals56107619.2410
SACKSNOYDS
Mike Cofer12.0
Keith Ferguson8.5
Eric Williams6.5
George Jamison5.5
Jerry Ball2.0
Curtis Green2.0
Dan Saleaumua2.0
Thomas Strauthers2.0
Jimmy Williams2.0
Bennie Blades1.0
James Griffin1.0
Dannie Lockett1.0
Reggie Rogers1.0
Dennis Gibson0.5
Team Totals47.0393.0
Opponents Totals52.0410.0
FUMBLESNOOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bennie Blades0044220
Carl Bland100000
Mike Cofer002200
Dennis Gibson001100
Kevin Glover020200
Curtis Green001100
James Griffin001170
Rusty Hilger7505-190
Garry James300000
George Jamison003341
James Jones200000
Gary Lee210100
Dannie Lockett010100
Chuck Long4202-30
Pete Mandley3101-20
Bruce McNorton0044360
Steve Mott3000-230
Tony Paige100000
Carl Painter110100
Dan Saleaumua100000
Harvey Salem010100
Eric Sanders1011-170
Chris Spielman001100
William White001100
Jimmy Williams001100
Scott Williams001100
John Witkowski100000
Butch Woolfolk110100
Team Totals3115213651
Opponents Totals351315280
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