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1988 Cleveland Browns

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.5, Offense: -3.5, Defense: 4.0, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 304 points (19.0/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 288 points (18.0/g), 6th.
 Differential of 16 points (1.0/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.5-7.5.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Adolph
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Cowher (Secondary) and Marc Trestman (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Bernie Kosar 25 3 9 156 for 259, 1,890 yards, 10 td, 7 int, & 12 rushes for -1 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
RB Earnest Byner 26 4 16 157 rushes for 576 yards, 3 td, & 59 catches for 576 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
FB Kevin Mack 26 3 11 123 rushes for 485 yards, 3 td, & 11 catches for 87 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Reggie Langhorne 25 3 16 57 catches for 780 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for 26 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
WR Webster Slaughter 24 2 8 30 catches for 462 yards, 3 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
TE Ozzie Newsome 32 10 14 35 catches for 343 yards, 2 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
LT Paul Farren 28 5 15 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
LG Larry Williams 25 2 14 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 10th / 259th pick / 1985
C Gregg Rakoczy 23 1 16 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1987
RG Dan Fike 27 3 16 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
RT Cody Risien 31 9 16 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
 Defensive Starters
LDE Sam Clancy 30 5 12 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 284th pick / 1982
NT Bob Golic 31 9 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
RDE Carl Hairston 36 12 13 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
LOLB David Grayson 24 1 14 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 217th pick / 1987
LILB Mike Johnson 26 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
RILB Eddie Johnson 29 7 8 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
ROLB Clay Matthews* 32 10 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
LCB Frank Minnifield*+ 28 4 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Hanford Dixon* 30 7 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
SS Brian Washington 23 Rook 14 0.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 10th / 272nd pick / 1988
FS Felix Wright 29 3 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 32 9 0 24 of 29 field goals & 32 of 33 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Max Runager 32 9 0 48 punts for a 40.3 average, 2 blocked Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
PR Gerald McNeil 26 2 0 38 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
KR Glen Young 28 5 0 29 kick returns for a 21.9 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1983

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
9 Matt Bahr 32 K 16 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 9 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
43 Tony Baker 24 4 0 182 5-10 East Carolina 6/11/1964 2 0 Atlanta Falcons / 10th / 252nd pick / 1986
24 Anthony Blaylock 23 12 0 190 5-10 Winston-Salem St. 2/21/1965 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 103rd pick / 1988
77 Rickey Bolden 27 t 16 3 274 6-6 SMU 9/8/1961 4 3 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
36 Stephen Braggs 23 db 16 1 178 5-9 Texas 8/29/1965 1 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 165th pick / 1987
86 Brian Brennan 26 wr 16 1 178 5-9 Boston Col. 2/15/1962 4 5 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
72 Charles Buchanan 24 9 0 245 6-3 Tennessee St. 9/20/1964 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 205th pick / 1987
44 Earnest Byner 26 RB 16 16 215 5-10 East Carolina 9/15/1962 4 9 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
58 Clifford Charlton 23 lb 16 1 240 6-3 Florida 2/16/1965 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 1988
91 Sam Clancy 30 LDE 16 12 288 6-7 Pittsburgh 5/29/1958 5 6 Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 284th pick / 1982
18 Gary Danielson 37 qb 2 1 195 6-2 Purdue 9/10/1951 12 1
29 Hanford Dixon* 30 RCB 15 15 186 5-11 Southern Miss 12/25/1958 7 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
74 Paul Farren 28 LT 15 15 272 6-5 Boston Univ. 12/24/1960 5 8 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
69 Dan Fike 27 RG 16 16 280 6-7 Florida 6/16/1961 3 8 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
28 Herman Fontenot 25 rb 16 1 206 6-0 LSU 9/12/1963 3 2
30 Thane Gash 23 db 16 1 200 6-0 East Tennessee St. 9/1/1965 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 188th pick / 1988
79 Bob Golic 31 NT 16 16 264 6-2 Notre Dame 10/26/1957 9 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
56 David Grayson 24 LOLB 16 14 230 6-2 Cal Poly-Pomona,Fresno St. 2/27/1964 1 7 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 217th pick / 1987
53 Anthony Griggs 28 5 0 227 6-3 Villanova,Ohio St. 2/12/1960 6 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 105th pick / 1982
78 Carl Hairston 36 RDE 14 13 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 12 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
23 Mark Harper 27 db 13 1 174 5-9 Alcorn St. 11/5/1961 2 2
35 Will Hill 25 db 16 1 200 6-0 Bishop 3/5/1963 Rook 1
51 Eddie Johnson 29 RILB 15 8 220 6-1 Louisville 2/3/1959 7 6 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
11 Lee Johnson 27 3 0 200 6-2 BYU 11/27/1961 3 0 Houston Oilers / 5th / 138th pick / 1985
59 Mike Johnson 26 LILB 16 16 230 6-1 Virginia Tech 11/26/1962 2 8 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
95 Marlon Jones 24 de 16 1 263 6-4 Central State (OH) 7/1/1964 1 2
66 Tony Jones 22 4 0 290 6-5 West. Carolina 5/24/1966 Rook 0
54 Mike Junkin 24 rilb 11 7 241 6-3 Duke 11/21/1964 1 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 5th pick / 1987
19 Bernie Kosar 25 QB 9 9 210 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/25/1963 3 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
88 Reggie Langhorne 25 WR 16 16 200 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 4/7/1963 3 7 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
34 Kevin Mack 26 FB 11 11 224 6-0 Clemson 8/9/1962 3 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
42 Tim Manoa 24 rb 16 4 227 6-1 Penn St. 9/9/1964 1 3 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 80th pick / 1987
57 Clay Matthews* 32 ROLB 16 16 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 10 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
89 Gerald McNeil 26 PR 16 0 145 5-7 Baylor 3/27/1962 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
31 Frank Minnifield*+ 28 LCB 15 15 180 5-9 Louisville 1/1/1960 4 14
82 Ozzie Newsome 32 TE 16 14 232 6-2 Alabama 3/16/1956 10 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
10 Mike Pagel 28 qb 5 4 206 6-2 Arizona St. 9/13/1960 6 2 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 84th pick / 1982
92 Michael Dean Perry 23 dt 16 2 285 6-1 Clemson 8/27/1965 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 50th pick / 1988
73 Gregg Rakoczy 23 C 16 16 290 6-6 Miami (FL) 5/18/1965 1 8 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1987
63 Cody Risien 31 RT 16 16 269 6-7 Texas A&M 3/22/1957 9 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
4 Max Runager 32 P 13 0 189 6-1 South Carolina 3/24/1956 9 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
99 Darryl Sims 27 lde 16 6 278 6-3 Wisconsin 7/23/1961 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 20th pick / 1985
84 Webster Slaughter 24 WR 8 8 175 6-1 San Diego St. 10/19/1964 2 4 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
12 Don Strock 38 qb 4 2 220 6-5 Virginia Tech 11/27/1950 14 2 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 111th pick / 1973
81 Derek Tennell 24 te 16 3 245 6-5 UCLA 2/12/1964 1 1 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 185th pick / 1987
50 Van Waiters 23 16 0 240 6-4 Indiana 2/27/1965 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 77th pick / 1988
48 Brian Washington 23 SS 16 14 210 6-1 Nebraska 9/10/1965 Rook 5 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 272nd pick / 1988
85 Clarence Weathers 26 wr 16 6 170 5-9 Delaware St. 1/10/1962 5 4
70 Larry Williams 25 LG 14 14 292 6-5 Notre Dame 7/3/1963 2 7 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 259th pick / 1985
64 Frank Winters 24 16 0 291 6-3 West. Illinois 1/23/1964 1 1 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 276th pick / 1987
22 Felix Wright 29 FS 16 16 190 6-2 Drake 6/22/1959 3 6
83 Glen Young 28 KR 15 0 205 6-2 Mississippi St. 10/11/1960 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1983
Team Total 26.9 16 225.4 6-1.7 3.8