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1988 Phoenix Cardinals

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in 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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Neil Lomax 29 7 14 255 for 443, 3,395 yards, 20 td, 11 int, & 17 rushes for 55 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
RB Stump Mitchell 29 7 14 164 rushes for 726 yards, 4 td, & 25 catches for 214 yards and 1 td St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
FB Earl Ferrell 30 6 16 202 rushes for 924 yards, 7 td, & 38 catches for 315 yards and 2 td St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
WR Roy Green 31 9 16 68 catches for 1,097 yards, 7 td, & 4 rushes for 1 yards and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
WR J.T. Smith* 33 10 16 83 catches for 986 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 15 yards and 0 td
TE Robert Awalt 24 1 15 39 catches for 454 yards, 4 td St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1987
LT Luis Sharpe* 28 6 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
LG Todd Peat 24 1 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 11th / 285th pick / 1987
C Derek Kennard 26 2 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984 Supp
RG Lance Smith 25 3 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
RT Tootie Robbins 30 6 15 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Rod Saddler 23 1 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1987
LDT Bob Clasby 28 2 16 5.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 236th pick / 1983
RDT Steve Alvord 24 1 10 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1987
RDE Freddie Joe Nunn 26 3 16 14.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
LLB Anthony Bell 24 2 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1986
MLB Niko Noga 26 4 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
RLB E.J. Junior 29 7 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
LCB Carl Carter 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1986
RCB Cedric Mack 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
SS Tim McDonald 23 1 15 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
FS Lonnie Young 25 3 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
 Special Teams Starters
K Al Del Greco 26 4 0 12 of 21 field goals & 42 of 44 extra points
P Greg Horne 24 1 0 79 punts for a 40.9 average, 1 blocked Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 139th pick / 1987
PR Vai Sikahema 26 2 0 33 punt returns for a 10.3 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986
KR Vai Sikahema 26 2 0 23 kick returns for a 20.7 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
60 Steve Alvord 24 RDT 15 10 272 6-4 Washington 10/2/1964 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1987
80 Robert Awalt 24 TE 16 15 258 6-5 Nevada-Reno,San Diego St. 4/9/1964 1 4 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1987
82 Greg Baty 24 1 0 241 6-5 Stanford 8/28/1964 2 0 New England Patriots / 8th / 220th pick / 1986
55 Anthony Bell 24 LLB 16 16 235 6-3 Michigan St. 7/2/1964 2 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1986
71 Joe Bostic 31 g 10 1 265 6-3 Clemson 4/20/1957 9 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 1979
44 Michael Brim 22 4 0 192 6-0 Virginia Union 1/23/1966 Rook 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 95th pick / 1988
62 Ray Brown 26 g 15 1 318 6-5 Memphis,Arkansas St. 12/12/1962 2 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1986
41 Carl Carter 24 LCB 16 16 180 5-11 Texas Tech 3/7/1964 2 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1986
34 Jessie Clark 28 4 0 231 6-0 Arkansas,Louisiana Tech 1/3/1960 5 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 188th pick / 1983
79 Bob Clasby 28 LDT 16 16 260 6-5 Notre Dame 9/28/1960 2 7 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 236th pick / 1983
20 Travis Curtis 23 12 0 180 5-10 West Virginia 9/27/1965 1 1
53 Wayne Davis 24 16 0 213 6-1 Alabama 3/10/1964 1 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 229th pick / 1987
17 Al Del Greco 26 K 16 0 200 5-10 Auburn 3/2/1962 4 2
74 Scott Dill 22 13 0 294 6-5 Memphis 4/5/1966 Rook 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 9th / 233rd pick / 1988
31 Earl Ferrell 30 FB 16 16 225 6-0 East Tennessee St. 3/27/1958 6 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 125th pick / 1982
65 David Galloway 29 lde 8 6 277 6-3 Florida 2/16/1959 6 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1982
76 Mark Garalczyk 24 6 0 272 6-5 West. Michigan 8/12/1964 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 146th pick / 1987
81 Roy Green 31 WR 16 16 195 6-0 Henderson St. 6/30/1957 9 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 89th pick / 1979
56 Ken Harvey 23 16 0 237 6-2 California 5/6/1965 Rook 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1988
83 Don Holmes 27 16 0 180 5-10 Colorado,Mesa 4/1/1961 2 0 Atlanta Falcons / 12th / 318th pick / 1984
11 Greg Horne 24 P 16 0 188 6-0 Arkansas 11/22/1964 1 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 139th pick / 1987
51 Ricky Hunley 27 16 0 242 6-2 Arizona 11/11/1961 4 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 7th pick / 1984
28 Tony Jeffery 24 3 0 208 5-11 TCU 7/8/1964 Rook 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1988
86 Ernie Jones 24 16 0 186 5-11 Indiana 12/16/1964 Rook 4 Phoenix Cardinals / 7th / 179th pick / 1988
59 Tyrone Jones 27 1 0 220 6-0 Southern 8/3/1961 Rook 0
32 Tony Jordan 23 rb 9 2 220 6-2 Kansas St. 5/5/1965 Rook 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 5th / 132nd pick / 1988
54 E.J. Junior 29 RLB 16 16 238 6-3 Alabama 12/8/1959 7 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1981
70 Derek Kennard 26 C 16 16 285 6-3 Nevada-Reno 9/9/1962 2 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 45th pick / 1984 Supp
49 Greg Lasker 24 1 0 200 6-0 Arkansas 9/28/1964 2 0 New York Giants / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1986
15 Neil Lomax 29 QB 14 14 215 6-3 Portland St. 2/17/1959 7 11 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1981
26 Lester Lyles 26 db 6 4 209 6-3 Virginia 12/27/1962 3 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 40th pick / 1985
76 Mark MacDonald 27 1 0 267 6-4 Boston Col. 4/30/1961 3 0 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 115th pick / 1985
47 Cedric Mack 28 RCB 16 14 193 6-0 Baylor 9/14/1960 5 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 1983
33 Derrick McAdoo 23 4 0 198 5-10 Baylor 4/2/1965 1 0
46 Tim McDonald 23 SS 16 15 215 6-2 USC 1/6/1965 1 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
95 Sean McNanie 27 de 12 1 265 6-5 Arizona St.,San Diego St. 9/9/1961 4 1 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 79th pick / 1984
25 Roland Mitchell 24 11 0 195 5-11 Texas Tech 3/15/1964 1 1 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1987
30 Stump Mitchell 29 RB 14 14 188 5-9 The Citadel 3/15/1959 7 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 226th pick / 1981
37 Ricky Moore 25 8 0 234 5-11 Alabama 4/7/1963 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 75th pick / 1985
57 Niko Noga 26 MLB 16 16 234 6-1 Hawaii 3/1/1962 4 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 8th / 201st pick / 1984
85 Jay Novacek 26 te 16 1 234 6-4 Wyoming 10/24/1962 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
78 Freddie Joe Nunn 26 RDE 16 16 262 6-5 Mississippi 4/9/1962 3 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
64 Todd Peat 24 LG 15 15 300 6-2 Northern Illinois 5/20/1964 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 11th / 285th pick / 1987
48 Reggie Phillips 28 16 0 170 5-10 SMU 12/12/1960 3 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 49th pick / 1985
63 Tootie Robbins 30 RT 15 15 303 6-5 East Carolina 6/2/1958 6 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
72 Rod Saddler 23 LDE 16 15 276 6-5 Texas A&M 9/26/1965 1 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1987
87 Andy Schillinger 24 3 0 179 5-11 Miami (OH) 11/22/1964 Rook 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 10th / 260th pick / 1988
67 Luis Sharpe* 28 LT 16 16 275 6-5 UCLA 6/16/1960 6 12 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
36 Vai Sikahema 26 KR 12 0 181 5-9 BYU 8/29/1962 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 254th pick / 1986
84 J.T. Smith* 33 WR 16 16 185 6-2 North Texas 10/29/1955 10 8
61 Lance Smith 25 RG 16 16 283 6-3 LSU 1/1/1963 3 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
45 Leonard Smith 28 db 3 3 200 5-11 McNeese St. 9/2/1960 5 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1983
18 Cliff Stoudt 33 qb 16 2 215 6-4 Youngstown St. 3/27/1955 8 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 121st pick / 1977
76 Mark Traynowicz 26 5 0 277 6-5 Nebraska 11/20/1962 3 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 29th pick / 1985
19 Tom Tupa 22 2 0 225 6-4 Ohio St. 2/6/1966 Rook 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
89 Mark Walczak 26 16 0 246 6-6 Arizona 4/26/1962 1 0
24 Ron Wolfley* 26 16 0 225 6-0 West Virginia 10/14/1962 3 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 104th pick / 1985
43 Lonnie Young 25 FS 12 12 205 6-1 Michigan St. 7/18/1963 3 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 325th pick / 1985
Team Total 26.0 16 230.4 6-1.8 2.9