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1988 Cincinnati Bengals

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.1, Offense: 7.1, Defense: -1.0, SoS: -1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 448 points (28.0/g), 1st of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 329 points (20.6/g), 16th.
 Differential of 119 points (7.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.8-5.2.

Coach: Sam Wyche (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Coslet
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau

Stadium: Riverfront Stadium
 Training Camp: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore W 1-0 Phoenix Cardinals 21 14 21 403 251 152 1 23 374 207 167 2
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 2-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28 24 20 431 353 78 3 28 415 225 190 1
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 3-0 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 12 20 306 190 116 1 19 319 195 124 6
4 Sun September 25 boxscore W 4-0 Cleveland Browns 24 17 22 393 180 213 20 322 254 68 1
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 5-0 @ Los Angeles Raiders 45 21 28 496 332 164 1 20 405 309 96 5
6 Sun October 9 boxscore W 6-0 New York Jets 36 19 23 402 196 206 2 16 226 117 109 1
7 Sun October 16 boxscore L 6-1 @ New England Patriots 21 27 23 365 225 140 6 22 311 153 158
8 Sun October 23 boxscore W 7-1 Houston Oilers 44 21 25 353 131 222 4 18 205 101 104 4
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L 7-2 @ Cleveland Browns 16 23 18 281 153 128 17 302 203 99 2
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 8-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 42 7 28 559 338 221 2 15 198 97 101
11 Sun November 13 boxscore L 8-3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 28 31 19 307 157 150 2 24 418 276 142
12 Sun November 20 boxscore W 9-3 @ Dallas Cowboys 38 24 23 410 196 214 1 23 355 176 179 2
13 Sun November 27 boxscore W 10-3 Buffalo Bills 35 21 34 455 223 232 21 353 243 110 4
14 Sun December 4 boxscore W 11-3 San Diego Chargers 27 10 21 352 145 207 2 14 211 123 88 4
15 Sun December 11 boxscore L 11-4 @ Houston Oilers 6 41 10 226 94 132 2 19 396 249 147 2
16 Sat December 17 boxscore W OT 12-4 Washington Redskins 20 17 16 318 183 135 23 372 206 166 2
Playoffs
Division Sat December 31 boxscore W 13-4 Seattle Seahawks 21 13 22 345 91 254 2 19 294 276 18 3
ConfChamp Sun January 8 boxscore W 14-4 Buffalo Bills 21 10 23 249 74 175 2 10 181 136 45 3
SuperBowl Sun January 22 boxscore L 14-5 N San Francisco 49ers 16 20 13 229 123 106 1 23 452 341 111 2