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1988 Phoenix Cardinals

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7-9-0, NFC East Division  · 1988 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.2, Offense: 0.5, Defense: -3.7, SoS: 0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 344 points (21.5/g), 11th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 398 points (24.9/g), 27th.
 Differential of -54 points (-3.4/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 6.6-9.4.

Coach: Gene Stallings (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Shofner
 Other Notable Asst.: Dennis Thurman (Secondary)

Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium
 Training Camp: Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Arizona)

Team Info

Principal Owner Bill Bidwill
VP/General Manager Larry Wilson
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 344 5807 1102 5.3 35 16 19 336 322 562 3780 26 19 6.1 195 480 2027 15 4.2 122
Team Defense 398 5169 1014 5.1 29 13 20 301 264 508 3244 30 16 5.9 170 467 1925 19 4.1 111
Lg Rank Offense 11 4 19 16 3 6 5 5 14 10 16 13 12 6
Lg Rank Defense 27 14 24 18 13 15 12 27 19 15 12 16 21 20

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 14 21 23 374 207 167 2 21 403 251 152 1
2 Mon September 12 boxscore L 0-2 Dallas Cowboys 14 17 22 367 237 130 1 18 352 162 190 1
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30 24 24 475 294 181 15 298 184 114 3
4 Sun September 25 boxscore W 2-2 Washington Redskins 30 21 18 323 138 185 1 20 335 282 53 2
5 Sun October 2 boxscore W 3-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 41 27 30 519 332 187 1 23 353 268 85 3
6 Sun October 9 boxscore W 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers 31 14 21 388 285 103 3 10 203 125 78 2
7 Sun October 16 boxscore L 4-3 @ Washington Redskins 17 33 23 381 305 76 2 16 386 289 97 1
8 Sun October 23 boxscore L 4-4 Cleveland Browns 21 29 27 330 161 169 4 21 369 301 68 4
9 Sun October 30 boxscore W 5-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 16 10 15 295 135 160 11 228 103 125 2
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W 6-4 San Francisco 49ers 24 23 21 355 288 67 3 22 357 117 240
11 Sun November 13 boxscore W 7-4 New York Giants 24 17 24 495 351 144 2 21 280 188 92
12 Sun November 20 boxscore L 7-5 @ Houston Oilers 20 38 17 314 254 60 2 23 385 261 124
13 Sun November 27 boxscore L 7-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21 31 25 369 202 167 5 17 292 201 91 4
14 Sun December 4 boxscore L 7-7 @ New York Giants 7 44 7 158 91 67 5 25 301 131 170 1
15 Sat December 10 boxscore L 7-8 Philadelphia Eagles 17 23 23 399 353 46 3 16 283 142 141 2
16 Sun December 18 boxscore L 7-9 Green Bay Packers 17 26 16 265 147 118 1 22 344 239 105 3

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
15 Neil Lomax 29 QB 14 14 7-7-0 255 443 57.6 3395 20 4.5 11 2.5 93 7.7 7.4 13.3 242.5 86.7 46 315 6.30 6.10 9.4 2 2
18 Cliff Stoudt 33 qb 16 2 0-2-0 63 113 55.8 747 6 5.3 8 7.1 52 6.6 4.5 11.9 46.7 64.3 13 85 5.25 3.35 10.3 1 1
19 Tom Tupa 22 p 2 0 4 6 66.7 49 0 0.0 0 0.0 22 8.2 8.2 12.3 24.5 91.7 1 11 5.43 5.43 14.3
Team Total 26.0 16 7-9-0 322 562 57.3 4191 26 4.6 19 3.4 93 7.5 6.9 13.0 261.9 82.2 60 411 6.08 5.54 9.6 3 3
Opp Total 16 264 508 52.0 3539 30 5.9 16 3.1 7.0 6.73 13.4 221.2 81.0 39 295 5.9 5.7 7.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
31 Earl Ferrell 30 FB 16 16 202 924 7 47 4.6 57.8 12.6 38 315 8.3 2 30 2.4 19.7 1239 9 7
30 Stump Mitchell 29 RB 14 14 164 726 4 47 4.4 51.9 11.7 25 214 8.6 1 28 1.8 15.3 940 5 6
32 Tony Jordan 23 rb 9 2 61 160 3 12 2.6 17.8 6.8 4 24 6.0 0 12 0.4 2.7 184 3 1
15 Neil Lomax 29 QB 14 14 17 55 1 13 3.2 3.9 1.2 55 1 5
18 Cliff Stoudt 33 qb 16 2 14 57 0 14 4.1 3.6 0.9 57 0 4
24 Ron Wolfley* 26 16 0 9 43 0 20 4.8 2.7 0.6 2 11 5.5 0 8 0.1 0.7 54 0 0
81 Roy Green 31 WR 16 16 4 1 0 18 0.3 0.1 0.3 68 1097 16.1 7 52 4.3 68.6 1098 7 0
11 Greg Horne 24 P 16 0 3 20 0 20 6.7 1.3 0.2 20 0 2
28 Tony Jeffery 24 3 0 3 8 0 9 2.7 2.7 1.0 8 0 0
84 J.T. Smith* 33 WR 16 16 1 15 0 15 15.0 0.9 0.1 83 986 11.9 5 29 5.2 61.6 1001 5 4
85 Jay Novacek 26 te 16 1 1 10 0 10 10.0 0.6 0.1 38 569 15.0 4 42 2.4 35.6 579 4 0
17 Al Del Greco 26 K 16 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.5 0.1 8 0 0
80 Robert Awalt 24 TE 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 454 11.6 4 52 2.4 28.4 454 4 1
86 Ernie Jones 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 496 21.6 3 93 1.4 31.0 496 3 1
83 Don Holmes 27 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 0.6 10 0 0
37 Ricky Moore 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 15 15.0 0 15 0.1 1.9 15 0 0
Team Total 26.0 16 480 2027 15 47 4.2 126.7 30.0 322 4191 13.0 26 93 20.1 261.9 6218 41 34
Opp Total 16 467 1925 19 4.1 120.3 29.2 264 3244 12.3 30 16.5 202.8 5169 49 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
36 Vai Sikahema 26 KR/PR 12 0 33 341 0 28 10.3 23 475 0 39 20.7 816
84 J.T. Smith* 33 WR 16 16 17 119 0 15 7.0 1120
86 Ernie Jones 24 16 0 11 147 0 22 13.4 643
33 Derrick McAdoo 23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 9 203 0 32 22.6 203
30 Stump Mitchell 29 RB 14 14 10 221 0 41 22.1 1161
34 Jessie Clark 28 4 0 2 10 0 7 5.0 10
31 Earl Ferrell 30 FB 16 16 2 25 0 14 12.5 1264
51 Ricky Hunley 27 16 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
28 Tony Jeffery 24 3 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 19
48 Reggie Phillips 28 16 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
87 Andy Schillinger 24 3 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
Team Total 26.0 16 52 463 0 28 8.9 60 1106 0 41 18.4 7787
Opp Total 16 41 416 1 10.1 65 1379 1 21.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
11 Greg Horne 24 P 16 0 79 3228 66 1 40.9
17 Al Del Greco 26 K 16 0 1 1 6 4 3 3 9 3 2 1 21 12 57.1% 44 42 95.5%
Team Total 26.0 16 1 1 6 4 3 3 9 3 2 1 21 12 57.1% 44 42 95.5% 79 3228 66 1 40.9
Opp Total 16 22 13 59.1% 51 47 92.2% 83 3411 41.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
46 Tim McDonald 23 SS 16 15 2.0 2 11 0 11 0 4 0 1 9 0 115 0
43 Lonnie Young 25 FS 12 12 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 64 0
78 Freddie Joe Nunn 26 RDE 16 16 14.0 0 0 2 8 0 53 0
56 Ken Harvey 23 16 0 6.0 36 0 1
25 Roland Mitchell 24 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 14 0
44 Michael Brim 22 4 0 9 0
31 Earl Ferrell 30 FB 16 16 0 7 3 6 0
30 Stump Mitchell 29 RB 14 14 0 6 3 -3 0
15 Neil Lomax 29 QB 14 14 0 5 2 -9 0
79 Bob Clasby 28 LDT 16 16 5.0 1 7 0 7 0
18 Cliff Stoudt 33 qb 16 2 0 4 2 0 0
84 J.T. Smith* 33 WR 16 16 0 4 1 0 0
55 Anthony Bell 24 LLB 16 16 1.0 0 0 3 0 0
11 Greg Horne 24 P 16 0 0 2 2 -10 0
54 E.J. Junior 29 RLB 16 16 2.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 36 1
47 Cedric Mack 28 RCB 16 14 3 33 0 12 0 0 0 1 45 1
41 Carl Carter 24 LCB 16 16 3 0 0 0 0
65 David Galloway 29 lde 8 6 2.0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Rod Saddler 23 LDE/rdt 16 15 2.0 0 0 1 16 1
36 Vai Sikahema 26 KR/PR 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
60 Steve Alvord 24 RDT 15 10 2.0
20 Travis Curtis 23 12 0 1.0 1 18 0 18 0
26 Lester Lyles 26 db 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
89 Mark Walczak 26 16 0 0 1 1 -23 0
80 Robert Awalt 24 TE 16 15 0 1 0 0 0
71 Joe Bostic 31 g 10 1 0 0 1 0 0
51 Ricky Hunley 27 16 0 1.0
86 Ernie Jones 24 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
32 Tony Jordan 23 rb 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
57 Niko Noga 26 MLB 16 16 1.0
85 Jay Novacek 26 te 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
45 Leonard Smith 28 db 3 3 1 15 0 15 0
24 Ron Wolfley* 26 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.0 16 39.0 16 88 0 18 0 4 34 30 75 3 291 0 1
Opp Total 16 60 27 14 3

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
17 Al Del Greco 26 K 16 0 42 12 78
31 Earl Ferrell 30 FB 16 16 7 2 9 54
81 Roy Green 31 WR 16 16 7 7 42
30 Stump Mitchell 29 RB 14 14 4 1 5 30
84 J.T. Smith* 33 WR 16 16 5 5 30
80 Robert Awalt 24 TE 16 15 4 4 24
85 Jay Novacek 26 te 16 1 4 4 24
86 Ernie Jones 24 16 0 3 3 18
32 Tony Jordan 23 rb 9 2 3 3 18
54 E.J. Junior 29 RLB 16 16 1 1 6
15 Neil Lomax 29 QB 14 14 1 1 6
47 Cedric Mack 28 RCB 16 14 1 1 6
72 Rod Saddler 23 LDE/rdt 16 15 1 1 6
56 Ken Harvey 23 16 0 1 2
Team Total 26.0 16 15 26 3 44 42 12 1 344
Opp Total 16 19 30 1 1 47 13 3 398